Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education Outstanding Student Achievement Award

Eligibility Criteria:

The Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education (MWPHE) is offering scholarships for qualified female students for their Student Achievement Scholarship Awards, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of female students educated in the Massachusetts Public Higher Education system. These awards are given to a student who has overcome significant personal barriers to achieve academic success.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Women currently enrolled, are matriculated in an academic program and have completed at least three courses in their major at a Massachusetts public college or university.
  • Must have a documented cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher
  • Essay should include future goals including educational goals and aspirations
  • Must submit two completed reference forms from a college faculty or staff member
  • Only complete applications will be considered

Amount: $500

Application Deadline: February 25, 2013

Application Available: Interested students should go to the MWPHE website,, to read guidelines and submit an online application. In addition to the application, all materials requested must be uploaded including the essay, letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcript. All application and materials must be submitted online no later than February 25, 2013.