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

Past Recipients: Awards:
  • Twenty $5,000 one-time scholarships sent directly to college
  • Must be a high school senior
  • 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 (*Immediate family includes: parents, stepparents, guardians, siblings or applicant)
  • Immediate relatives** of HarborOne employees, Board of Directors and Corporators are ineligible ( **Immediate relatives includes: children, grandchildren, stepchildren, step grandchildren, siblings)

How to Apply:
In preparation to apply, we suggest you:

  • Please read all instructions carefully and pay close attention to the appropriate links to apply and to revisit a saved application 
  • Request a copy of your official transcript from your guidance counselor to be uploaded. Please double check that the transcript you upload is readable. Scanned Word doc or PDF are preferred over JPG.
  • Identify a teacher or guidance counselor to provide a letter of recommendation. If you chose to submit a recommendation, please make sure it appears in the “Attachment Section” your application prior to hitting the “Submit Button”. It will be the student’s responsibility to make sure it is received
  • Key Dates: Application is available February 6, 2017 and Due March 31, 2107 

Process and Notification:
  • Applications are reviewed by an impartial volunteer Scholarship Committee
  • Decisions are based on student’s academic transcript, personal essays, and participation in community and school activities, awards and recognition received A letter of recommendation is highly suggested
  • All applicants will be notified via email by May 17, 2017. Those selected will be asked to attend reception at HarborOne Bank Headquarters in early June
  • Important Reminder: To avoid creating a duplicate application, use the link below to finish a saved application or revisit a completed application to ensure receipt of your Recommendation. Please click to access EXISITING APPLICATION----DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS WAS MARCH 31, 2017
Questions: Contact Jennifer White at or 508 895-1338​