Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
The Categorical Tuition Waiver is open to graduate students in Massachusetts who have been public school teachers for three years in Massachusetts. You must have passed all three components of the Massachusetts Teachers Test, be a public school teacher in the year he/she using the award, and be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts. Addtionally, you must attend one of the nine Massachusetts State Colleges or four campuses of the University of Massachusetts for your program. You must also be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen and not be in default of a Federal or state loan or owe a refund on any previously received financial aid to be eligible for this award.