Massachusetts Department of Correction Academic Scholarship Program

Boston University’s Metropolitan College offers a scholarship program specifically designed to benefit employees of the Massachusetts Department of Correction (DOC).

The Department of Correction Academic Scholarship will be awarded to ten current DOC employees who demonstrate potential for academic excellence. The DOC Academic Scholarship covers 100 percent of tuition, exclusive of fees, for up to 11.5 graduate-level credits per semester at BU’s Metropolitan College.

Recipients of the scholarship will be required to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 to continue receiving the tuition benefits of the program. Applicants to online programs are not eligible for these awards.

The DOC Academic Scholarship is only available to United States citizens or permanent residents.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, or to apply for the DOC Academic Scholarship, please contact Jessica Ur, MET’s Director of Graduate Financial Assistance at 617-358-4072 or