Allston-Brighton Community Scholars

Scholarships are available for any one, 4-credit course at the Harvard Extension School for noncredit, undergraduate, or graduate credit. Allston-Brighton residents—who are at least 18 years old—are eligible to apply. In addition to an application, each applicant is required to submit a one-page personal statement describing his or her involvement in the Allston-Brighton community. Recipients are selected by the Allston Civic Association scholarship committee through an anonymous application process. Scholarships cover the cost of tuition for one course for the semester; recipients will be responsible for the $50 registration fee as well as any materials or transportation costs.

Offered for: Fall and spring.

Eligible: Allston-Brighton residents - ages 18 and up

Where: Harvard Extension School, Cambridge, MA

Cost: The scholarship covers the cost of full tuition for one course. Scholarship recipients are responsible for payment of the $50 registration fee, books, and transportation.

Program Website: Harvard Extension School

Application: The application process for the spring 2017 term is now closed.

Read more about the fall 2016 scholarship recipients.


Harvard provides scholarships for a range of educational, athletic, and enrichment programs for Allston-Brighton residents and Ed Portal members.

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For more information on scholarships and the application process, please email or call 617-496-5022.