Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program
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- Scholarship Description
The Massachusetts Public Service Grant was established for students who have experienced the loss of a parent and/or spouse who is killed or missing in the line of public service duty in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Applicants must be permanent legal residents of Massachusetts for one year prior to the start of the academic year for which the scholarship is granted, be United States citizens or eligible non-citizens and be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credits or its equivalent) in an eligible institution.
Applicants must provide evidence for one of the following conditions: Child or widowed spouse of a Massachusetts police officer, firefighter or corrections officer who was killed or died from injuries received while performing his or her duties. This shall also include authorized training duty; child of a Prisoner of War Military Service Person Missing in Action in Southeast Asia whose war time service was credited to the Commonwealth and whose service was between February 1, 1955 and the termination of the Vietnam campaign; or child of a Veteran whose service was credited to the Commonwealth and who was killed in action or died as a result of such service.