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Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program

$2,500

May 01, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program was established in recognition of the hardship that a family experiences upon 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. This grant program was established to provide educational opportunity to the remaining family members. The Public Service Grant Program is the only scholarship program not based on demonstrated financial need.

    Applicant must be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for one year prior to the start of the academic year for which the scholarship is granted, be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen and be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credits or its equivalent) in an eligible institution. Applicant must not have received a prior bachelor's degree or its equivalent and must be in compliance with Selective Service Registration Requirements. You must maintain satisfactory academic progress in accordance with institutional and federal standards and be able to provide the necessary documentation to evidence 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
    -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

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Public Service Grant Program
  • 454 Broadway Suite 200
  • Revere, MA 02151
  • osfa@osfa.mass.edu
  • 617-391-6070

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