Hampshire College awards a limited number of renewable scholarships, based on merit, to admission candidates demonstrating exceptional promise. Students applying to Hampshire do not need to submit any additional materials to be considered for a merit award; the admissions committee nominates qualified applicants to a scholarship committee that makes those decisions. Scholarship awards are included with offers of admission. Renewal of four-year scholarships is contingent upon maintaining satisfactory academic progress.
MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FIRST-YEAR AND TRANSFER STUDENTS
Arts In Action Award
To celebrate the talent and achievement in the arts (for all kinds of artists).
Community Engagement And Social Change Award
To celebrate students who can organize, mobilize, and bring people together for positive social change.
Emerging Scientist Award
To recognize achievement and promise in the sciences and related fields.
For excellence and promise in the humanities.
To celebrate promising and accomplished writers/creative writers.
For entrepreneurs, inventors, design thinkers, problem-solvers, etc.
Non Satis Scire Award
For students that demonstrate academic excellence across disciplines.
Sustainable Futures Award
This award goes to students who demonstrate interest and activity geared toward sustainable thinking, planning, and design.
ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS
On a selective basis, Hampshire College awards scholarships to FIRST Robotics Team members who submit a FIRST Robotics scholarship application. FIRST Robotics awards are renewable; the maximum award is $10,000 per year, up to $40,000 for four years.
ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Scholarships are offered in amounts up to $15,000 per year
Hampshire is able to offer a limited number of scholarships, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, to transfer students who wish to study STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) disciplines. The STEM Scholarship concentrates on providing opportunities to students transferring from community colleges that come from backgrounds that have been traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields, including women, students of color, and first-generation college students. The value of the STEM Scholarship is $10,000 per year.