Scholarship money still available for students affected by NARH closure


NORTH ADAMS -- This spring, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts announced that MountainOne Financial donated $25,000 to establish a scholarship aid fund at the college to assist students whose family’s financial resources have been negatively affected by the recent closure of North Adams Regional Hospital.

MCLA announced on Wednesday that $15,000 in scholarship funds are still available.

Students who have been impacted and are attending MCLA in the fall are eligible to receive a $2,500 scholarship.

To qualify, an applicant must attend MCLA full time, be in good academic standing, be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program, and be able to demonstrate unmet financial need due to the hospital closing.

To be considered for the MountainOne scholarship, students must submit an application through the MCLA Financial Aid Office which is located in Eldridge Hall on the MCLA campus, or can be completed online at

For more information, contact MCLA’s Office of Financial Aid, (413) 662-5219.


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