Matthew Martinez
Path to Success Scholarship


The Path to Success Scholarship supports single parents who are economically and educationally disadvantaged but determined to obtain a college degree so they may improve their family’s long-term economic stability.  The scholarship was founded as a partnership between the University of Massachusetts Boston, Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP) and Beacon Hill Property Group.


The objective of the scholarship is to provide sufficient funds for eligible students to attend UMass Boston. 
The scholarship will be renewable (subject to compliance with the program’s continuing eligibility requirements) for up to four consecutive years. 

Ongoing Support 

MBHP will provide housing and other appropriate stabilization services to the award recipients. UMass will provide counseling and academic support. Ultimately, the scholars will be expected to work toward financial independence and will work with an Advisor from MBHP to establish goals, responsibilities, timelines and a specific plan of action.  MBHP and UMass will maintain continuous contact with the scholars throughout the program.


Contributions made to this scholarship are fully tax deductible.
UMass will issue a tax receipt to donors when they receive their contribution.

Contributions should be made out to: “The University of Massachusetts Boston” or “UMass Boston” and clearly state “Path to Success Scholarship” in the memo line or on an attached note.

Checks should be sent to:
University Advancement
UMass Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3393

Executive Summary:  Download the Executive Summary

Scholarships Awarded: Download:  the first scholarship recipients






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