CSF Westfield Dollars for Scholars     P.O. Box 382     Westfield, MA 01086   

413-568-2103     email:csfwestfieldma@gmail.com

The deadline for applying for 2021 Scholarships is March 15, 2021. 

Students can fill out a profile online anytime and then apply online for CSF Westfield Dollars for Scholars scholarships between February 1, 2021 and March 15, 2021.

CSF Westfield Dollars for Scholars Scholarships are awarded only for undergraduate studies to residents of Westfield.

CSF Westfield scholarships are awarded based on merit (GPA, activities, work experience and goals essay) and need (determined by your FAFSA EFC). If your FAFSA EFC (EXPECTED FAMILY CONTRIBUTION)  exceeds $60,000 you do not meet the needs requirement and are ineligible for any CSF Westfield scholarship awards.

Students - Read the instructions below, then log in and create or update your profile. Begin to build your profile as a freshman and continue to keep it up to date as you go through high school and as an undergraduate in college. You can use this profile for applying for CSF Westfield Dollars for Scholarships as well as Scholarship America and third-party scholarships but check requirements and dates for other scholarships as they may differ from CSF Westfield. 

Parents -  Only need to give consent if the student is under 16: instructions for this can be accessed by clicking on the "Parent Consent Guide" at the bottom of the page.

HS School Official/Counselor - Only GPA and transcript upload is required. Rank is not required. Click Instructions below for information.  Login below to complete required information for the student.

READ! Important specific requirements for CSF Westfield:

CSF Westfield Dollars for Scholars scholarship applicants must be a resident of Westfield Massachusetts AND either a high school senior or an undergraduate college student Be sure that you have listed undergraduate studies in the educational plan of the profile. Scholarships for undergraduate studies may be awarded up to a maximum of four times.

Students who filled out the profile in previous years must review and update the profile by the deadline date. 

A copy of the full 2021 SAR (Student Aid Report) must be uploaded by the deadline date.. The FAFSA EFC from the SAR  must be entered into the profile and a copy of the full 2021 SAR      uploaded into the documents section by the deadline date. Failure to upload a copy of the SAR by the deadline date will result in being ineligible for an award.  You can find more information about the FAFSA at  https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

 

Students with EFC amounts greater than $60,000 are ineligible for CSF Westfield awards.

Transcripts must be uploaded into the documents section of the profile by the deadline date. High School transcripts are uploaded into the profile by the School Official/ Guidance Counselor. Current College transcripts are uploaded into the profile by the student.  Failure to upload a copy of your most current transcript by the deadline date will result in being ineligible for an award.

No references or recommendations or HS Rank required by CSF Westfield.

Applying for CSF Westfield scholarships is a two part process, 1) filling out the profile and uploading the SAR and required transcripts which can be started anytime but must be completed before the deadline date  and 2) APPLYING for scholarships between February 1 and March 15, 2021. 

Click on the links below and  read the instructions for more specific details and help in filling out the profile, uploading ddocuments, and applying for scholarships. 

STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE PROFILE AND APPLYING FOR CSF WESTFIELD SCHOLARSHIPS

SCHOOL OFFICIAL/HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR INSTRUCTIONS FOR GPA INFORMATION AND TRANSCRIPT UPLOAD

PARENT CONSENT GUIDE  - Only needed if student is under 16 years of age. 

Should you still have questions as you complete the application, click on the gray support button for assistance                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Students, Parents, HS Officials: Click to log in

                                                                                                 

Submission of an application does not guarantee the award of a scholarship. Awarding of scholarships is based on meeting all application requirements, amount of money available and the number of qualified student applicants with merit and need. Final selection of recipients will be made by the CSF Westfield Dollars for Scholars Awards Committee using an objective scoring system.