An institution within the system of public institutions of higher education Section 5 of Chapter 15A of the General Laws.
Individual student awards for an award period may not exceed the actual campus tuition charges for the award period.
If the student is the recipient of need-based student financial aid resources and categorical tuition waiver awards, the combination of resources in the student's financial aid package may not exceed the student's demonstrated financial aid need.
If the student is the recipient of both a need based tuition waiver and a categorical waiver, the total value of both waivers may not exceed the total cost of tuition.
Students qualifying for a Categorical Tuition Waiver may be granted full tuition waivers consistent with the institution's policies.
Campus fees are not included in the waivers. Institutions may, but are not required to, waive specific fees for participants in various categorical waivers. If fees are waived, the campus should publicized the fees waived.
Contact the financial aid office at the institution you are attending or plan to attend for application requirements or deadlines. You can also call the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance at (617) 391-6070 to obtain more information.