The Agnes M. Lindsay Scholarship provides scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need who are from rural areas of Massachusetts and attend public institutions of higher education within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. *check back later for updates on scholarship availability.
For more information on the Agnes M. Lindsay Scholarship Program, contact the DHE’s Office of Student Financial Assistance at 617-391-6070.
Who Is Eligible?
A student qualifies if they are enrolled in an eligible program and meet the following requirements:
Be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the opening of the academic year.
Be a U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible under Title IV regulations.
Have applied for financial aid, using the standard Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Be in compliance with Selective Service Registration.
Not be in default of any federal or state Student Loans for attendance at any institution or owe a refund for any previous financial aid received.
Be enrolled full time (at least 12 credits or its equivalent) in a certificate, associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at an eligible institution.
Not have received a prior bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
Be maintaining satisfactory academic progress in accordance with institutional and federal standards.
Demonstrate financial aid need as determined by the federal methodology need analysis criteria.
Be a permanent resident of a Massachusetts "rural" area.*
*Rural area shall be defined as an area which is outside an urban area and has fewer than 15,000 inhabitants.