Stanley Z. Koplik Certificate of Mastery Tuition Waiver Program

Program Summary

*The following is a brief description for students. Institutions should refer to the most recent guidelines for information.

The Stanley Z. Koplik Certificate of Mastery Tuition Waiver awards non-need-based state-supported undergraduate tuition waivers. The purposes of the Certificate of Mastery are to:

Who Is Eligible?

To be eligible for a Stanley Z. Koplik Certificate of Mastery Award, a student must:

*Students who have graduated high school are not eligible to apply.

Eligible Institutions

An eligible institution is within the system of public higher education under Section 5 of Chapter 15A of the General Laws.

Award Amounts

Click here to view the full value of tuition waivers, by school, for a full-time student in the current academic year.

Students are also required to maintain a G.P.A. of 3.3 for continued eligibility.

How to Apply

Application forms are available from the Koplik coordinator at your high school or contact Alexia Cribbs at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education at (781) 338-3581 or via email at You may also contact the Massachusetts office of Student Financial Assistance at (617) 391-6070 to obtain more information.


PDF Tuition Waiver Guidelines