Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will host a reception for this year's Berkshire County John and Abigail Adams Scholarship recipients at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in MCLA's Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation.

The program will include guest speakers, an awards presentation, and information regarding the financial aid process and the College.

The John and Abigail Adams Scholarship is a merit-based program that provides a tuition waiver for up to eight semesters of undergraduate education at a Massachusetts state college or university.

For this scholarship, merit is based on student scores on the 10th grade Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) test.

For more information about the scholarship, visit