Health & Safety Alert: The City of Westfield’s risk level for the mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) illness has been elevated to high. In addition to sharing and encouraging individual precautions with the campus community, the University has rescheduled outdoor campus activities to avoid the hours between dusk and dawn, until further notice. More Information

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Grants

Westfield State has grouped the various financial aid programs available to our students into three different categories: grant/waivers, loan and work.  The following is a description of the grants that are available.

The Federal Pell Grant
A federal grant designed for undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional need. For the 2018-2019 academic year the awarded value ranges from $652 to $6095.

The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
A federal grant designed for undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional need.

The Mass GRANT
A state grant to assist Massachusetts full-time, undergraduate, Pell Grant recipients.  The awarded value ranges from $600 to $1300.

The Massachusetts CASH Grant
A state-funded grant for Massachusetts undergraduate students who demonstrate need. This should not be confused with Mass GRANT.

The Financial Aid Tuition Waiver
All or part of tuition may be waived; recipient must be a full-time, undergraduate, Massachusetts resident who demonstrates need. 

University Grant
Westfield State University-funded grant for students who demonstrate need.

The Westfield State University Housing Grant
Westfield State University-funded grant for students residing on campus who demonstrate need.

The Part-Time Grant
Westfield State University-funded grant for students enrolled less than full time who demonstrate need.

The Division of Graduate and Continuing Education Grant
Westfield State University-funded grant for undergraduate students who are attending part-time through the Division of Graduate and Continuing Education.

All grant funds require that students submit a new FAFSA each year and demonstrate continued eligibility in order to be considered.