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Gilbert Matching Student Grant Program

Award Amount
$2,500
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Deadline
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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Massachusetts Gilbert Matching Student Grant Program (GMSGP) provides funds for participating Massachusetts' institutions of higher education and schools of nursing. At least 100 percent of the funds must be used for direct financial assistance to undergraduate students from Massachusetts so they may attend or continue to attend such institutions.

    To be eligible for a Massachusetts Gilbert Grant, a student must:
    -Be a dependent student who is a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts and whose source of support is a parent who has been a permanent resident of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the 12 months prior to the opening of the academic year; or an independent student who has been a permanent resident of the Commonwealth for the 12 months immediately preceding the opening of the academic year.
    -Be a U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible under Title IV regulations.
    -Be in compliance with Selective Service Registration.
    -Not be in default of any federal or state Student Loans for attendance at any institution or owe a refund for any previous financial aid received.
    -Be enrolled full time (at least 12 credits or its equivalent) at an eligible institution.
    -Not have earned a bachelor's or professional degree or their equivalent.
    -Not have earned a first diploma from a hospital or professional nursing program.
    -Be maintaining satisfactory academic progress in accordance with institutional and federal standards.
    -Demonstrate financial aid need as determined by program guidelines.

    Contact your financial aid office for application requirements and deadlines. You may also call the DHE's Office of Student Financial Assistance.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • DHE Office of Student Financial Assistance.
  • 454 Broadway Suite 200
  • Revere, MA 02151
  • 617-391-6070

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