Thursday, December 20, 2012

Massachusetts Scholarship

New Scholarship

 Massachusetts High-Demand Professions Scholarship

The Massachusetts High-Demand Professions Scholarship provides financial assistance to students enrolled at public colleges and universities in Massachusetts enabling them to complete degree and certificate programs in order to transition into jobs in targeted high-demand occupations.

v The Massachusetts High-Demand Professions Scholarship can help you achieve your goal of postsecondary education by awarding between $1,000 and $6,500 per academic year (depending on what type of institution you attend and whether you are a full or part-time student) to be used for tuition, fees and other related educational costs.

v Scholarships are awarded to support part-time and full-time students pursuing associate or bachelor degrees in the following programs of study:

o   Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
o   Nursing and other health professions (e.g. Radiology, Occupational Therapy, Medical and Clinical Lab Technology
o   Elementary and Secondary Education (except Special Education)
o   Finance and Accounting
o   Certificate programs eligible for the scholarship will include: Licensed Practical Nursing, Dental Assistants, and Computer Technology


v Permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to application
v Annually file the Free Application for federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
v Enrolled in a state-supported undergraduate degree or certificate program
v Maintain a minimum GPA requirement of 3.0
v Complete the High-Demand Professions Scholarship application
v US citizen or an eligible non-citizen capable of receiving federal financial aid under Federal Title IV

Reach your educational goals!