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Massachusetts Department of Higher Education's                         Office of Student Financial Assistance
MEFA-Prepaid Tuition
Waiver Program
The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority-Prepaid Tuition Waiver Program allows a participating public institution of higher education to waive the amount of tuition that would otherwise be due from the eligible student if the tuition charged by the participating public institution exceeds the amount received as a tuition credit pursuant to the MEFA Prepaid Tuition Program for the year the tuition credit is redeemed, in direct proportion to the eligible student's participation in the Prepaid Tuition Program.
Who Is Eligible?
Any student admitted to a particular public institution of higher education that is an owner or a qualifying beneficiary of a MEFA Prepaid Tuition Program. For additional information, we suggest you visit MEFA's website.
Eligible Institutions
Any institution within the system of public higher education under section 5 Chapter 15A of the General Laws, that participates in the MEFA Prepaid Tuition Program.
Award Amounts
The portion of tuition that would otherwise be due if the tuition charged by the institution exceeds the amount received as tuition credit in direct proportion to the student's participation in the MEFA Prepaid Tuition Program.
How Do I Apply?
Contact the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) at (617) 261-9760 about participation in the MEFA Prepaid Tuition Program.

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