Types of Aid

Students applying for financial aid are considered for a wide variety of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs. To learn more, follow the links below!

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Grants

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Grants

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Grants require Massachusetts residency for one year prior to the start of the school year. If the student is a dependent, both student and parent must meet the residency requirement.

 
Federal Grants

Federal Grants

Pell grants and the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) are an important source of aid.

 
HCC Grants and Scholarships

HCC Grants and Scholarships

Institutional grants, access grants, talent grants and scholarships: money for your education that you don't have to pay back.

 
Work Study Jobs

Work Study Jobs

Federal Work-Study provides jobs to students, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. Students typically work 10-12 hours per week at an hourly rate of $8-9.15 and are paid every two weeks. An eligible work-study supervisor must hire the student.

 
Loans

Loans

Money that must be repaid with interest. One loan for parents, another for students. Learn all about loans for education here.

 
 

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