Scholarship Opportunities

The Providers' Council offers its members' employees a number of scholarship opportunities to support their pursuit of an advanced degree.

Scholarship applications for 2023-24 have closed, please check back in June of 2024 for the next offerings.

To support its ongoing objective of promoting and developing the human services sector’s workforce, the Council offers the Providers’ Council Graduate Scholarship, Foreign-Born Leader Scholarship and Master of Public Administration Scholarships in partnership Suffolk University.

Providers’ Council Graduate Leadership Scholarship

About the Scholarship

The Providers’ Council Graduate Scholarship was created to support the Council’s ongoing objective of promoting and developing the human services sector’s workforce. This scholarship is a one-time award of $10,000 for a Council member employee who is entering or is currently enrolled in a Massachusetts-based, Master’s degree program. Any accredited Master’s program in Massachusetts is eligible, provided the applicant demonstrates in their personal statement how the program is clearly related to their future contributions to the human services sector.

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Providers’ Council/Suffolk University Matava and Weekes Scholarships

(Formerly the Master of Public Administration Scholarships)

About the Scholarships

The Providers’ Council, in partnership with Suffolk University will offer a scholarship exclusively available to graduates of the Certificate in Nonprofit Human Service Management program. These scholarships will grant two Suffolk University students a $5,000 award each, towards tuition for the Master of Public Administration program.

This scholarship has been re-titled to honor and remember the partnership of former President and CEO of the Providers’ Council, Michael Weekes, and Suffolk University’s former director of the Moakley Center, Sandy Matava.

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Providers’ Council Foreign-Born Leader Scholarship

About the Scholarship

The Providers’ Council is pleased to announce it is now accepting applications for its new Foreign-Born Leader Scholarship. The scholarship seeks to support one dedicated human services employee with $5,000 towards their graduate education.

The scholarship is a one-time award for a foreign-born Council member employee who is entering or is currently enrolled in a master’s or doctoral degree program in Massachusetts. Most accredited master’s programs are eligible, provided the applicant demonstrates in their personal statement how the program is clearly related to their future contributions to the human services sector.

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Scholarship Contact

Questions?

Contact: Nina Walat | Education and Training Coordinator