Teaching Scholarships in Massachusetts

  • Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program

    Must be a permanent resident of Massachusetts. Be employed, for at least one year, as an educator or provider in an early education and care program or out of school time program that is licensed or authorized by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) and continue employment in this field while pursuing the approved course of study.

  • Bridgewater State University: Paraprofessional Teacher Preparation Grant Program

    Must be employed, for a minimum of two years, as a paraprofessional in a Massachusetts public school. Or if employed less than two years as a paraprofessional, a student may qualify for the grant only if the undergraduate course of study will lead to teacher certification in high need disciplines: Math, Science, Special Education, Foreign Languages, or Bilingual Education. Must not have completed bachelor’s degree. Other Bridgewater State University scholarships here.

  • Math and Science Teachers Scholarship Program

    Applicants must sign an agreement to continue teaching Mathematics or Science (including Technology/Engineering) full time in a Massachusetts public school for a term of service after completion of courses or program (no longer teaching out-of-field) or repay funds as defined by the scholarship terms and conditions.

  • Massachusetts Educational Rewards Grant Program

    Demonstrate great financial need, no previous bachelor’s degree. A last resort grant program for those in serious need. Displaced workers can apply.

  • Christian A. Herter Scholarship Program

    For high school seniors, demonstrated financial need. 2.5 minimum GPA. Must be a Massachusetts resident.

  • John and Abigail Adams Scholarship Program

    High test scores, top 25% of high school, incoming freshman.

  • Paul Tsongas Scholarship Program

    Maintain a G.P.A. of 3.3 for continued eligibility for the waiver for four years of study, permanent Massachusetts resident.

  • Graduate Tuition Waiver

    To encourage Massachusetts students to pursue graduate education.

  • Pell Grant – UMass Amherst

    Demonstrated financial need; from $550 to $5,500. Other UMass Amherst funding here.

  • TEACH Grant Massachusetts

    Awarded through universities, between $4,000 and $8,000. Must agree to teach in high need field for four years after graduation, in a school that serves low income students.

  • MINT Program: Massachusetts Initiative for New Teachers

    Please contact the MINT Program Coordinator for each of these districts to learn more about the availability and requirements of their programs.

  • Incentive Program For Aspiring Teachers Program

    Cumulative 3.0 GPA, permanent Massachusetts resident, commit to teaching for 2 years.