Eligible students save up to $500 for a 3:1 return or $1,500 in matched funds. They complete a financial education course and receive up to $2,000 in combined savings and program-matched funds, which may be applied toward any education expense, including tuition, books, and class materials.
MESA is designed for low- and moderate-income student residents of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming who are attending a college or university within these states.
To participate, follow these steps:
Read the MESA FAQs.
Complete the MESA pre-application, which will determine your eligibility. If you are eligible, complete step three.
Complete MESA’s formal application.