• The Nonprofit Graduate School Grant Program pro­vides direct payments to Graduate Student Loan servicers for up to $10,000 over two years, paid in semi-annual installments.


    Applications are due by October 6, 2017. Awards announced at The Big Connect on Thursday, November 16, 2017.


    Applicants to this program must:

    • Have earned or will be earning a graduate degree;

    • Be employed or be promised future em­ployment for a min. of 30 hrs. per week in a public service nonprofit

    • Work for the nonprofit in Greater New Haven municipalities (see application for details); 

    • Have previously received need-related student loans during their graduate studies;

    • Apply up to 9 months prior to graduation and up to 5 years after graduation;

    • Have a personal annual income of less than $60,000 at the time of the award.