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.

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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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