Massachusetts High Demand Scholarship Program
The Massachusetts High Demand Scholarship Program was created by the Massachusetts Legislature to support economic growth and development. The purpose is to encourage degree completion in high demand disciplines that will help address the workforce needs of the Commonwealth by providing scholarship assistance to support the educational costs of students pursuing such programs of study. The scholarship program supports training and degree completion in disciplines that are deemed to be critical shortage areas, as identified by the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.
A student qualifies if they are enrolled in an eligible program and meet the following requirements:-Be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the opening of the academic year-Be a U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible under Title IV regulations-Has applied for financial aid, using the standard Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)-Be enrolled in a certificate, associate's or bachelor's degree program in a designated high need field at a public college or university in Massachusetts-Not have received a prior bachelor's degree or its equivalent-Must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $6,500
Essay required: Yes