An eligible institution is defined as a public or independent college or university in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts which is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is authorized by the Commonwealth to offer undergraduate degree programs.
For a student attending a Massachusetts public college or university, the award shall be equal to the cost of the institution's full time annual tuition charges.
For a student attending a Massachusetts Independent College or University, the award shall be equal to the full time annual tuition charge at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst not to exceed $2,500 per academic year.
To renew your grant each year, please contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance for a renewal application for the Public Service Program, or download the current Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program Renewal Application renewal application.
Be advised that the Massachusetts Public Service Grant is not automatically renewable. You must reapply each year to receive consideration for the Public Service Grant.
May 1st deadline applies to new applicants only.