Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
363
Days
December 15 2019
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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Description

The plan commits Massachusetts public colleges and universities to providing a series of financial incentives to students who begin their studies at one of 15 community colleges, earn an associate degree within two and a half years, and then transfer to a state university or University of Massachusetts campus to earn a baccalaureate degree. The student must be a current freshman or sophomore enrolled full-time at a Community College in Massachusetts and planning to transfer to a State University or to the University of Massachusetts. Students must be enrolled in the Commonwealth Commitment program before earning their first 15 credits at a Community College. Up to $2500 scholarship and save an average 40% off the cost of a traditional bachelor's degree

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Massachusetts

How to Apply

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Contact Mary Williams
Director of Outreach and Recruitment
Tel: 800-331-2244 Address 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
PO Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044