Institutional Financial Assistance Programs
Some institutions may have financial aid packages for veterans. If you do not see your school on this list, check with your institution’s Financial Aid Office.
University of Massachusetts
The University of Massachusetts offers a partial fee waiver to Massachusetts veterans who have served in the Iraq and Afghanistan combat areas since September 11, 2001. Under the program, returning Massachusetts veterans who gain admission to degree programs any University of Massachusetts campus are eligible for an annual mandatory fee waiver of up to $2,000 for a maximum of eight semesters (total value $8,000).
For more information, contact the University of Massachusetts campuses:
Becker College, through the Patriots College Access Program , provides additional financial aid for active duty veterans, Reservists and National Guard personnel.
Eligible students must be matriculated into a degree-seeking program with day school admissions or the accelerated and professional studies division. Students must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) [LINK], be enrolled full time (12 or more credits per semester), and maintain a 2.0 CGPA.
- Student veterans receiving full veterans’ active duty benefits (Chapter 30 of Title 38) are eligible for a PCAP grant covering the full cost of tuition and fees, as well as a stipend for books and a laptop computer.
- Veterans of the Reserves and National Guard, whose benefits are non-educational or are not receiving full veterans' active duty benefits, will be eligible to receive up to $6,000 in Becker College grant funding.
For more information contact:
Tonya LaBrosse, Registrar
Denise Brindle, Director of Student Financial Services