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Learn how your completed Retail Management Certificate (WAFC) provides you access to scholarships and can count as completed classes!

 

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We will help you navigate ways to save money (and time)!

We know that as a working adult, managing your budget is important. At University of Massachusetts Global, our financial aid team can help you access funding options to reduce your cost while increasing your earning potential!

Below are scholarships that RMC Graduates are eligible to receive: 

Undergraduate:

  • Undergraduate programs, including MyPath self-paced online degrees: 20% scholarship

Master’s:

  • Master’s degree programs: 20% scholarship
  • Select credential programs, including the MA in Teaching and MA in Educational Leadership and Administration: 15% scholarship

Doctorate:

  • UMass Global's prestigious Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership: 10% scholarship

Continuing Education:

  • Access to monthly Extended Education webinars featured on UMass Global's Event Website at no cost

 

To submit for your scholarship, after applying, please fill out the scholarship form and provide a copy of your certificate and/or official transcripts showing your RMC certificate to [email protected]. Confirm with your One Stop Financial Specialists that your scholarship has been applied to your account.

 

For your Retail Management Certificate (RMC) to transfer and count for classes, please provide a copy of your certificate to admissions. Discuss it and other prior learning with your Academic Advisor.

 

  • Student must be an employee/member, spouse/dependent of employee/member of a participating Scholarship Partner.
  • Student must be admitted to the University, start during the term of the partnership agreement, and attend during the 2023-24 academic year.
  • Continuing student will maintain the scholarship level that was awarded at the time of the agreement.
  • Interrupted enrollment will not affect a continuing student’s scholarship unless the student is required to re-apply to the university. Students who must re-apply to the university will need to also re-apply to any scholarship awarded through an updated partnership agreement. The reapplying student would be subject to whichever scholarships and agreements are available to them in their specific situation at the time of the re-admit.
  • Student must remain in good academic and financial standing in accordance with the University's existing catalog.
  • Student must submit the scholarship application no later than one session immediately following the start of the student's eligibility of the qualified academic program. In addition, once the scholarship application is submitted, the scholarship will not be retroactive beyond one session.
  • Scholarships will be applied to the current active session/trimester based on date of receipt of the complete scholarship application packet and cannot be applied retroactively.
  • Student may not combine any scholarships or discounts to tuition, including military rates.
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    UMass Global offers two learning formats that can work around your busy schedule; competency-based and course-based.

    Competency-Based Programs (UMass Global MyPath™)

    MyPath programs are 100% online, self-paced. The learning format helps save time and money since prior experience helps students master competencies faster. Unlimited courses and textbooks are also included for one flat tuition fee.

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    Start your student journey with these simple steps.

    We can't wait to have you join our community of University of Massachusetts Global students! However, before that exciting first day of class, there's a few important steps to our enrollment process. But don't worry; we have a dedicated team of people who help working adults begin their degree completion journeys, and they look forward to helping you, too. 

    How do I get started?

    Applying to any university is a process – one that we try to make as painless as possible. Follow the steps below to ensure a strong start to school:

    • Speak with an Enrollment Coach: Discuss requirements, course schedules, and start dates. Call us at 800.746.0082 or fill out a request for information form. To submit for consideration of transfer units and count for classes, please provide a copy of your certificate and official transcripts to admissions at [email protected]. Discuss it and other prior learning with your Academic Advisor.
    • Complete Application: An Enrollment Coach will assist with the process of completing an Online Application
    • Receive Acceptance Letter: Congrats! Now that you are accepted into UMass Global, it's time to submit documents such as the employment verification forms, and a Scholarship Application Form. To submit for your scholarship, after applying, please fill out the scholarship form and provide a copy of your certificate and/or official transcripts showing your RMC certificate to [email protected]. Confirm with your One Stop Financial Specialists that your scholarship has been applied to your account.
    • Meet with a OneStop Specialist: Talk about the many sources of funding available with the goal of reducing your out of pocket costs. Now is the time to fill out your FAFSA. Confirm with your One Stop Specialists that your scholarship has been applied.
    • Enroll in classes: Now the fun part. You will be assigned an Academic Advisor and together you will develop a personalized education plan that fits your career goals. Once you have your ed plan you can enroll in classes.
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