The University provides, for all eligible full-time,
academically qualified employees, their spouse and children, a selection
of educational benefit programs on either a partial scholarship basis or
at full tuition remission.
program provides full tuition scholarships for all undergraduate
courses taken at FP, including summer courses and courses
taught in the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies,
but excluding any courses taken at the FP affiliate, Richmond
College, in London, England or any other course not taught on the
Rindge campus with the exception of the Walk through Europe & the
which are eligible for the full-tuition scholarship.
the FP Education Benefit Policy -
This program is open to
eligible employees, their spouse
and children after one year of full
A year of service is completed
on the anniversary date of hire. The corresponding
contribution then becomes effective commencing with the next
following semester, session, or term.
Tuition scholarships do not
apply to room and board charges, University fees of any sort,
including, but not limited to, LEAP credit fees, course
fees, health fees, student activity fees, or graduation
fees, or directed or independent studies.
Tuition Benefits replace (are
not in addition to) all previously awarded, University-funded
scholarships and grants.
For courses with limited
enrollment, the Educational Benefit cannot be used to
replace a tuition-paying student. (This section does not
apply to members of the collective bargaining unit.)
How to use your Education
Benefit @ Franklin
have completed one year of full-time employment, you are
eligible to use the FP Education Benefit. Three steps are
required for all employees, spouses and children to take
classes: admission, registration, and payment
(provided by your benefit).
If you are a
new student you must first
Rindge or GPS admission.
All students must
Employee Certification Application form and bring it to
Human Resources for processing. This must be completed once
your registration has been finalized and prior to the
start of class(es). It is important to note that the
proper completion of this form will provide for payment of the
Once you have
been certified eligible to participate in the benefit, you must
complete the appropriate Education Benefit Application. This is
done once a year for each
employee or employee dependent who a planning to take courses at
either the Rindge or GPS campuses. Each term listed must have an
anticipated number of credits for the term in question.
(Please note: since this form is done only once a year, you
will want to estimate the number of courses you expect to take
Actual reconciliation of benefit
funds will take place at the time the Office of Student
Financial Services (SFS) verifies both enrollment and charges.
Once completed, aid will be disbursed accordingly per term.
Please note: you may receive one bill while Student Financial
Services verifies your continued eligibility to this program,
should you receive any more than one bill you will need to
follow-up with SFS.
Staff that want to
take a class during normal work hours, for each semester or
class that interrupts the work day will need to complete a
separate Education Exception Agreement Form prior to the start
of class. Once completed, that form must be sent to Human
All new and
continuing students must register for class(es) at the
appropriate campus and with the normal requirements of the
If you have any questions,
please contact Human Resources at x4075.