Massachusetts DCF Adopted Children Tuition Waiver and Fee Assistance Program

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

May 01

Awarded By

Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance

Award Amount

This award is in the form of a tuition waiver that covers 100 percent of the resident tuition rate. Awards are subject to budgetary appropriation and can only be applied to eligible state-supported courses offered at the participating public higher education institutions.


The number of awards offered varies annually based on the number of eligible students.

Additional Information

The Adopted Child Tuition Waiver and Fee Assistance Program is designed to lessen the financial burden on adopting parents in the Commonwealth. Eligible students must: not have received a prior bachelor's degree or its equivalent; not be in default of any federal or state student loans or owe a refund for any previous financial aid received; be in good standing and meet the institution's requirements for satisfactory academic progress.

Deadline Info

Program information is available on the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance (MOSFA) website. Eligible students must contact the MOSFA at the phone number listed to obtain more inform ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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