Liberty Mutual Insurance, in partnership with UNCF and the MA Department of Higher Education, is proud to offer the LEADA@Liberty Scholarship for students of African American descent enrolled in Massachusetts' Commonwealth Commitment program. LEADA@Liberty + Allies - Liberty Employees of African Descent and Allies fosters building, growing and learning together with ongoing support and professional development for employees of African descent and their allies.
At the time of application, students must:
* Be current freshmen or sophomores enrolled full-time (at least 12 credits) at a community college in Massachusetts for the 2018-2019 academic school year
* Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
* Have a demonstrated unmet, financial need as verified by their college (Pell-eligible)
* Sign up for the MA Commonwealth Commitment program before earning their first 15 credits at a community college, and must identify at least one, preferably two, public four-year institutions (State University or University of Massachusetts institutions) they would like to transfer to
* Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. National or Permanent Resident
* A one page personal statement of career interest and goals
* Copy of current transcript
* Download, complete and attach the MA Commonwealth Commitment Participation Form
To renew the scholarship, you must:
* Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
* Show continued demonstrated unmet financial need as verified by college/ university
* Continue to be enrolled full-time as a degree seeking candidate in good personal and academic standing at a U.S. located accredited community college
* Continue to participate in the MA Commonwealth Commitment program
About Liberty Mutual Insurance Company:
Liberty Mutual’s purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. Keeping this promise means we are there when our policyholders throughout the world need us most. In business since 1912, and headquartered in Boston, Mass., today we are a leading global insurer with operations in 30 countries and economies around the world. We are the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2017 direct written premium data as reported by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. We also rank 75th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2016 revenue. As of December 31, 2017, we had $39.4 billion in annual consolidated revenue.
We employ more than 50,000 people in over 800 offices throughout the world. We offer a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, commercial multi-peril, property, general liability, commercial automobile, surety, workers compensation, specialty lines, and reinsurance.
You can learn more about us by visiting www.libertymutualinsurance.com.
About the Commonwealth Commitment Program (through MassTransfer):
The Commonwealth Commitment is an innovative college affordability and completion plan to help more Massachusetts students achieve the dream of a college degree.
Championed by Governor Charlie Baker, the plan commits Massachusetts public colleges and universities to providing a series of financial incentives to students who begin their studies at one of 15 community colleges, earn an associate degree within two and a half years, and then transfer to a state university or University of Massachusetts campus to earn a baccalaureate degree. Students agree to attend college full-time and maintain a 3.0 GPA in return, they receive a freeze on tuition and fees, a 10% rebate at the end of each successfully completed semester, and a full MassTransfer tuition waiver in their third and fourth years at a university. Students who meet the program requirements will, depending on the transfer pathway and institutions they choose to attend, save an average 40% off the cost of a traditional bachelor’s degree. In fall, 2018, students will be able to choose from among more than 45 degree programs, including popular programs at the specialty schools, the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Please contact Jeff Darden II if you have any questions.