Sean Allen Memorial Award

The Sean Allen Memorial Award honors Springfield College graduate Sean Allen ’06 through the generosity of the Sean M. Allen Courage and Hope Challenge, Inc.  Eligible applicants will be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year, and will have been challenged by a long-term physical disability that impairs mobility or are majoring in a disability-related field.

We are no longer accepting applications for the Sean Allen Memorial Award.

John Wilson Book Scholarship

The John Wilson Book Scholarship is open to full-time Springfield College students who are entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year. Eligible applicants will have contributed to the Office of Multicultural Affairs or to a culture of inclusive excellence around issues of diversity and inclusion.

The Edwin C. Johnson Award

The Edwin C. Johnson Award is open to minority students who are full-time Springfield College students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year that plan on dedicating their lives to work alongside youth.

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The Marian L. Heard Emergency Support Fund

The Marian L. Heard Emergency Support Fund was established with a generous $25,000 from Liberty Mutual in recognition of Heard’s service on their Board of Directors. The fund supports African-American student(s) who have a demonstrated need for emergency support. Preference will be given to undergraduate students with secondary preference to graduate students. The goal of the Marian L. Heard Emergency Support Fund is to help students remain in school.

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The Oliver U. Wilson Sr. Emergency Assistance Fund

The general purpose of this endowment is to provide emergency financial assistance to a student(s) approaching completion of their degree and who, without such assistance, would be unable to complete their degree. This fund was created by Oliver U. Wilson Jr. '74 to honor his father. The award will be above and beyond current awards and will not replace any existing scholarship funds received by the student. The recipient will have availed themselves of all other types of assistance (scholarship, loans, work, etc.) as reviewed by the director of financial aid. The recipient will be in good academic standing at the time the award is made.

To learn if funds are still available for this academic year, please email