Massachusetts Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

February 02

Awarded By

Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance

Award Amount

The award will cover up to 50 percent of the student's financial need. Awards are renewable for a maximum of four years, and are subject to annual appropriations from the Massachusetts Legislature. Awards may be used for college-related costs only. Such costs may include tuition, fees, room, and board.


25 awards offered annually.

Additional Information

The Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship Program is a state-supported program whose mission includes providing educational opportunities to Commonwealth students who demonstrate academic promise and desire to attend post-secondary institutions. The Christian A. Herter Memorial Scholarship Program was established in 1972 by the Massachusetts State Legislature as an early identification program to recruit students in the 10th and 11th grades whose socio-economic backgrounds and environmental conditions may inhibit their ability to persevere and attain educational goals. Students must demonstrate difficult personal circumstances, high financial need, and strong academic promise to continue his/her education beyond high school at a college or university.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online from the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance website. Please note: Students must be nominated by a sponsoring school or agency to be eligible to app ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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