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Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance (OFSA)

Gilbert Matching Scholarship

Amount: Between $200 and $2,500;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Renewable.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: All Undergrads, College Graduate Students or Students pursuing nursing schools.
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors, Nursing
Residency: Massachusetts
Other Comments: Students should plan or attend a higher education institution full time. Students and their parents should be full time residents of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to seeking scholarship. Please visit the website listed for complete eligibility requirements.
Contact: Contact your financial aid office for application requirements and deadlines. You may also call the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance at (617) 727-9420 for additional information.
Website:
http://www.osfa.mass.edu/default.asp?page=gilbert


Mass Grant

Amount: Between $300 and $2,300;
Awards per Year: Varies
The Award Is: Based on financial need and renewable;
Deadline: May 1.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, College Graduate Students, College Doctoral Students, All Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Massachusetts
Student Attends School In: Connecticut, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island.
Other Comments: Students’ Expected Family Income (EFC) must not exceed $3,800. Please visit the website below for more information.
Contact: To apply fill out the Federal FAFSA form. You may obtain a copy of the application from your HS guidance counselor’s office, local library or via the online FAFSA website.
Website:
http://www.osfa.mass.edu/default.asp?page=massGrant

MEFA Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority-Prepaid Tuition Program Waiver

Amount: Tuition Waiver;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Renewable.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, All Undergrads, College Graduate Students, College Doctoral Students
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Massachusetts
Other Comments: Please visit the website listed for complete eligibility requirements and more information on MEFA.
Contact: Contact the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority at (617) 261-9760 about participation in the Prepaid Tuition Program.
Website:
http://www.osfa.mass.edu/default.asp?page=MEFAWaiver

Part-Time Grant Program

Amount: $200 to a varied amount depending on the type of institution the student attends;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Renewable.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, College Graduate Students, College Doctoral Students
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Massachusetts
Student Attends School In: Massachusetts
Other Comments: Grants are available to Massachusetts residents who are part-time college students at a Massachusetts institution of higher learning. Please visit the website listed for more information.
Contact: To apply fill out the Federal FAFSA form. You may obtain a copy of the application from your HS guidance counselor’s office, local library or via the online FAFSA website.
Website:
http://www.osfa.mass.edu/default.asp?page=partTimeGrant

Public Service Grant

Amount: Tuition
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on entitlement; Renewable.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Massachusetts
Parent Employment: Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Prison Guards
Military Service:
Person serving: Parent, Spouse.
Other Comments: Children and spouses of deceased firefighters, police officers, corrections officers, and veterans who died in the line of duty are eligible. Please visit the website listed for complete eligibility requirements.
Contact: Visit the website below for application procedures as well as access to an application that can be downloaded.
Website:
http://www.osfa.mass.edu/default.asp?page=publicServiceGrant


Categorical Tuition Waiver

Amount: Tuition Waiver;
Awards per Year: Varies;
The Award Is: Based on financial need and renewable.
Who Is Eligible?
Award Is Open To: HS Seniors, All Undergrads
Majors/Fields of Study: All Majors
Residency: Massachusetts
Student Attends School In: Massachusetts
Other Comments: This program is designed to provide financial support to individuals who might not have the opportunity to achieve higher education, without such assistance. Please visit the website for a list of very specific eligibility criteria.
Application Requirements: Financial Need Analysis
Contact: Contact the financial aid office at the institution you are attending or plan to attend for application requirements or deadlines. You can also call the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance at (617) 727-9420 to obtain more information.
Website:
http://www.osfa.mass.edu/default.asp?page=categoricalWaiver

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