This award is available to undergraduate students who reside in Massachusetts and who are enrolled in and pursuing a program of higher education in any approved public or independent college, university, school of nursing or any other approved institution of higher education. Students must demonstrate financial aid need as determined by the Federal Methodology need analysis criteria and have and EFC of $5,550 or less.
The grant award under this program will vary, depending on the student's Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) and the type of institution that he or she attends. Based on the previous academic year, award amounts ranges from $300 and $1,900 annually. Eligibility for the MASSGrant is restricted to a maximum number of semesters as follows: 10 semesters if enrolled in an approved five-year undergraduate program 8 semesters if enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program; 6 semesters if enrolled in a three-year undergraduate program 4 semesters if enrolled in a two-year undergraduate program; 2 semesters if enrolled in a one-year certificate or diploma program.
Additional information about this award is available from the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance (MOSFA) website. Students must apply directly through his/her financial aid office ... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.