State University Internship Incentive Program (SUII)

The State University Internship Incentive (SUII) Program is a state and university funded program that provides financial support to students participating in internships.

Qualifying internships can range from 3 to 15 credits per semester. Students in all majors may qualify, but priority will be given to students enrolled in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Finance) field. Scholarships are expected to be available for the spring 2017 and summer 2017 semesters and awards may range from $750 to $5000 to cover tuition, fees, and expenses.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the start of the academic year;
  • Be a U.S. citizen or a non-citizen eligible under Title IV guidelines;
  • Have a valid 2016–2017 FAFSA on file with the financial aid office;
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on all academic coursework;
  • Be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program of study;
  • Be a degree-seeking student enrolled full-time and has not earned a prior bachelors degree
  • Not be in default with applicable law regarding any Federal or State education loans for attendance at any institution or owes a refund for any previous financial aid received;
  • If required, be in compliance with applicable law regarding Selective Service registration;
  • Meet any additional institutional eligibility or selection criteria, which may include financial need or merit considerations.

Funds are limited....priority will be given to STEM majors.  Class level and overall grade point average will also play a role in awarding these grants.

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