Massachusetts Cash Grant Program

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Cash Grant Program is a complementary program to the Need-Based Tuition Waiver Program. It helps needy students by awarding grant money to cover additional charges such as mandatory fees and non-state-supported tuition. Since its inception, the Cash Grant has been used in campus-based financial aid packaging strategies to support those individuals who would otherwise be denied the opportunity for higher education.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for one year prior to the start of the academic year for which the grant is awarded
    -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 in at least three undergraduate credits per semester in an eligible program
    -Not have received a prior bachelor’s degree or professional degree or their equivalent
    -Be maintaining satisfactory academic progress in accordance with institutional and federal standards
    -Attend an eligible institution within the system of public institutions in Massachusetts

    An individual Cash Grant award for an academic period may not exceed the combined institutional tuition and fees charged for the award period.

    Please visit the scholarship provider's website for more information.
  • Contact
  • Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
  • 454 Broadway Suite 200
  • Revere, MA 02151
  • osfa@osfa.mass.edu
  • 617-391-6070

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