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A new elite scholarship, the Founders’ Scholarship will cover full tuition, fees, and housing for four years for high-achieving Massachusetts residents. 

Founders' Scholarship Application
Application deadline: February 1


To qualify for this scholarship, you must:

  • be a Massachusetts resident
  • have a cumulative GPA of 4.0
  • score a 1200 SAT or 24 ACT, or apply test-optional
  • be in the top 10 of your graduating class
  • live on campus

Not sure if you meet all of the requirements? Submit your application, and we’ll reach out to your school counselor to discuss your eligibility.

How to apply

Your first step to receiving the Founders’ Scholarship is to apply to UMassD via the Common App. Then, you’ll complete the Founders’ Scholarship application, which includes providing:

  • your high school transcript
  • a short essay statement on why you’re a good candidate
  • a list of your extracurricular activities and accomplishments