ONECommunity Scholarship

At HarborOne, we believe education fuels future success. In 2016, HarborOne pledged $1 million over 10 years to provide scholarships to deserving high school students in an effort to ease the financial burden associated with higher education. Over the last decade, HarborOne has provided more than $200,000 in college scholarships and we are truly passionate about continuing this effort to support exceptional students throughout southeastern Massachusetts.

HarborOne’s ONECommunity Scholarship celebrates and honors a commitment to academic excellence and community.  

Awards:
  • Twenty $5,000 one-time scholarships sent directly to college
Criteria:
  • Must be a high school senior and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year accredited college or university
  • Someone in the immediate family must have an active HarborOne account opened by March 31, 2017
  •  HarborOne employees and family members not eligible
  • Online application is available in February and due in April. Students are notified in late May
  • Applications are reviewed by a impartial volunteer Scholarship Committee. Decisions are based on student’s academic transcript, personal essays, participation in community and school activities, letters of recommendation, awards and recognition received.
  • Questions: Contact Jennifer White at Scholarship@harborone.com or 508 895-1338​

2016 ONECommunity Scholarship Recipients

HarborOne Bank awarded 20 college scholarships totaling $100,000 to high school seniors. As part of the ONECommunity Scholarship Program, we gave $5,000 scholarships to high school seniors from around the region.

The list of winning students are:

  • Adrianna Doughtry – Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School (Suffolk University)
  • Alexandra Williams – Champion High School Brockton/Gateway to College at Massasoit (Simmons College)
  • Alison Mello – Apponequet Regional High School (Worcester State University)
  • Alyssa Murphy – Middleborough High School (University of Maine)
  • Carol MacDonald – Hanover High School (Brandeis University)
  • Elizabeth Buckley – Brockton High School (Boston College)
  • Emily Luong – Walpole High School (Smith College)
  • Evaudie Paul – Brockton High School (Stonehill College)
  • Haley Macray – Rockland High School (Bentley University)
  • Jessica Freeborn – Brockton High School (University of Maine at Farmington)
  • Julia D’Agostino – Notre Dame Academy (College of the Holy Cross)
  • Julia Munroe – Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School (Norwich University)
  • Marissa Merrifield – Weymouth High School (Worcester State University)
  • Samantha Connor – Brockton High School (The Catholic University of America)
  • Sarina Spolidoro – Foxborough Regional Charter School (Bridgewater State University)
  • Sawyer Thomas – Middleborough High School (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)