Single Parent Scholarship

The Single Parent Scholarship was established to support a student who is a single parent, with full or joint custody of minor child/children, as he or she pursues a college education. This scholarship is available to incoming as well as returning students.

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA
-Commonwealth of Massachusetts resident
-Declared major pursuing an associate degree or certificate
-Single parent with full/joint custody of minor child/children
-Cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher either when you graduated high school, from an accredited program from which you are transferring credits to MassBay or from your time at MassBay
-Enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits in award semester
-Please submit a 250-300 word essay discussing how being a single parent affects your desire for an education. Also please share how your education might impact your child/children.

AWARD: $500

Award
$500
Deadline
01/06/2023
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a single parent with full or joint custody of a minor child?
  2. Please submit a 250-300 word essay discussing how being a single parent affects your desire for an education. Also please share how you education might impact your child/children. Your essay is the reviewer’s primary vehicle to determine scholarship recipients. Please be diligent in carefully preparing your submitted essay.
  3. As a new student to MassBay, please provide your GPA either from your high school or the school from which you are transferring.