Search & Apply for a Scholarship

Funding a college education is a serious financial challenge, but it shouldn’t be an insurmountable obstacle. BTCF manages more than 50 scholarship funds established by donors who care about making higher education available to everyone. Search them below.

To search for scholarships by school district, click here.

To search and apply for grants, click here.

Most scholarship deadlines are April 1 and accept our Common Application, with the exception of the Margaret Derwin "Blue Sky" Scholarship Fund, Tabor Foundation Fund and Violet Simmons Scholarship Fund, which require separate applications. Scholarships that require a separate application are indicated by an *.

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Tabor Foundation Fund
Scholarships for residents of northwest Litchfield County, Conn., or northwest Dutchess County, N.Y., who plan to undertake education or training in a health care or medical field (nursing, EMT, physical therapy, counseling, etc.) and to seek employment in their community afterwards. Non-residents working in the area may also apply.
Northeast Dutchess, Northwest Litchfield06/30/17Apply
Tupelo Award Fund
Supports an enriching experience for Berkshire Taconic region residents aged 16 to 36.
Entire Region10/15/17Apply
Sean Patrick French Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for Chatham High School, NY, high school seniors who exemplify community service and good sportsmanship.
Columbia12/01/17Apply
Margaret Derwin Scholarship Fund
$105,000 scholarship for a Housatonic Valley Regional High School, Conn., student awarded in his/her junior year of high school.*
Northwest Litchfield01/09/18Apply
Alice and Richard Henriquez Memorial Fund
Provides grants to young people ages 14-22 engaged in international community service projects.
Entire Region02/01/18Apply
Harvard Business School Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) Program
Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) is a flagship executive education leadership program. Two scholarships for executive directors/CEO's are offered annually.
Entire Region03/01/18Apply
Michelle Gillett Creative Writing Award for Young Women
For female students of Monument Mountain Regional High School who are in their senior year in the 2016/17 school year.
Berkshire03/01/18Apply
Violet H. Simmons Summer Scholarship
Supports enriching educational experiences, generally during the summer, for Webutuck High School graduates who are enrolled in college.*
Northeast Dutchess03/03/18Apply
Simple Gifts Fund
Scholarships for Berkshire Taconic region young people for cultural or creative summer enrichment programs.
Entire Region03/15/18Apply
Charles and Elinore Agar Fund
Scholarship for Monument Mountain (Great Barrington) high school seniors planning to study engineering, history or creative writing.
Berkshire04/01/18Apply
William and Margery Barrett Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for residents of Adams, Cheshire or Savoy.
Berkshire04/01/18Apply
Thomas J. Berlinghoff Scholarship Fund
To provide support to a graduating Webutuck High School senior who will attend any institution of higher education.
Northeast Dutchess04/01/18Apply
Nicholas Boraski Family Scholarship Fund
Scholarship fund for Berkshire County high school seniors with financial need, academic excellence and involvement in extracurricular activities.
Berkshire04/01/18
George H. and Lucille E. Buterbaugh Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for Salisbury, Conn., high school seniors of Housatonic Valley Regional High School.
Northwest Litchfield04/01/18Apply
Caligari Family Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for Monument Mountain (Great Barrington) High School seniors going on to study art or design.
Berkshire04/01/18Apply
Cella Family Scholarship Fund
Scholarship fund for Pro Shop employees and caddies of the country clubs of Berkshire County.
Berkshire04/01/18Apply
Cha-Nel Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for Chatham and New Lebanon, NY, high schools seniors.
Columbia04/01/18Apply
Closson-Raught American Legion Post 1160 Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for Taconic Hills students whose family members are serving or have served honorably in the U.S. armed forces.
Columbia04/01/18Apply
Garrett Francis Collins and Josephine Goodwin Collins Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for Hinsdale, Mass., students
Berkshire04/01/18Apply
Winthrop Crane Scholarship Fund for Graduate Studies
Scholarships for graduates of Wahconah Regional High School, Mass., for post-graduate study.
Berkshire04/01/18Apply