The John and Abigail Adams Scholarship is a merit-based program that provides a credit toward tuition for up to eight semesters of undergraduate education at a Massachusetts state college or university. All eligible applicants must: be a legal US resident; have a combined MCAS score that ranks in the top 25% in their school district; registered with Selective Service; not in default of any loans; have a 3.0 GPA; and, be enrolled full time (at least 12 credits or its equivalent) in a certificate, associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at an eligible institution (see website for schools). Renewable upon a 3.0 GPA.
Recipients of the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship are eligible for an award of a merit-based credit toward tuition. Individual student awards at State Universities and Community Colleges shall be no more than the resident undergraduate tuition rate at the participating institutions. This tuition credit cannot be combined with any other tuition credits. There is no application process for the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship. Students that are eligible for the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship will be notified in the fall of their senior year in high school.