Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Scholarship Opportunities Homepage.

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships which require an application, you must first sign in with the same user name and password you use to access the campus login portal. You will then have the opportunity to complete a general application and, if applicable, apply for specific scholarships. Please also check with your school or college to see if there are additional opportunities not yet listed in this system.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$3,000 Andy Moes Scholarship
Support for CHC student with financial need majoring in communication or hospitality and tourism management. Students may apply in the spring of...
Support for CHC student with financial need majoring in communication or...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,000 Annaliese Bischoff Honors Scholarship
Supports a CHC student with financial need who is pursuing creative endeavors in the arts, humanities or social sciences Students may apply in the...
Supports a CHC student with financial need who is pursuing creative...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,600 BDIC Bright Idea Scholarship
Support for BDIC students with a business plan.
Support for BDIC students with a business plan.
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,600
Deadline02/28/2018
$4,000 Charles J. Hoff Scholarship
Renewable support for CHC students who are residents of MA with demonstrated high financial need. Students may apply in the spring of their...
Renewable support for CHC students who are residents of MA with...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $4,000
Deadline02/28/2018
$2,500 Class of 1941 Humanitarian Award
Award for CHC students who have demonstrated academic excellence and community service and who articulate how they plan to use their education...
Award for CHC students who have demonstrated academic excellence and...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,000 Cooke Family Fund Scholarship
Supports CHC students with outstanding scholarship, successful completion of research and significant university or community service. Students may...
Supports CHC students with outstanding scholarship, successful...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/28/2018
$800 David and Linda Littlefield Scholarship
Support to a CHC student studying abroad. Students may apply in the spring of their freshman, sophomore, or junior year.
Support to a CHC student studying abroad. Students may apply in the...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $800
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,000 David J. Snyder '57 Memorial Scholarship
Support for CHC student with financial need and strong academic achievement. Students may apply in the spring of their freshman, sophomore, or...
Support for CHC student with financial need and strong academic...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,000 David N. Hansen Scholarship
Supports CHC students with financial need and an interest in business. Students may apply in the spring of their freshman, sophomore, or junior year.
Supports CHC students with financial need and an interest in business....
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,000 Dempsey Opportunity Fund for BDIC
Supports BDIC students pursuing internships in their area of concentration. Students may apply in the spring of their freshman, sophomore, or...
Supports BDIC students pursuing internships in their area of...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,000 Evans Family Scholarship for Environmental Conservation
Supports CHC students who have demonstrated exemplary work on any aspect of the environment in their academic work. Students may apply in the...
Supports CHC students who have demonstrated exemplary work on any aspect...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/28/2018
$2,500 Frank and Helen DiGiammarino Scholarship
Supports CHC students who are participating in summer community service learning or community-engaged research. Students may apply in the spring of...
Supports CHC students who are participating in summer community service...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline02/28/2018
$500 Honors Dean's Award
Support for CHC students who demonstrate excellence in research. Students may apply in the spring of their senior year.
Support for CHC students who demonstrate excellence in research....
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/28/2018
$10,000 Isenberg Honors Scholarship
Renewable support for CHC students with financial need who are pursuing a major in the Isenberg School of Management. Students may apply in the...
Renewable support for CHC students with financial need who are pursuing...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $10,000
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,000.00 Jennifer Hanes Schromm Honors Scholarship
Supports Commonwealth Honors College students who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to female students majoring in science,...
Supports Commonwealth Honors College students who demonstrate financial...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,500 Kenneth L. O'Brien Scholarship
Renewable support for CHC student with outstanding academic records with preference for students participating in an intercollegiate olympic sport...
Renewable support for CHC student with outstanding academic records with...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline02/28/2018
Varies Lang Global Scholar Award
Scholarship support for a student enrolled in the International Scholars Program with financial need. The scholarship is intended to help the...
Scholarship support for a student enrolled in the International Scholars...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2018
$500 Lawrence Payne '77 Public Service Scholarship
Support for CHC student with demonstrated outstanding academics and a strong record of public service. Students may apply in the spring of their...
Support for CHC student with demonstrated outstanding academics and a...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,500 Lewenberg Family Scholarship
Support for CHC students with financial need who are active in Hillel. Students may apply in the spring of their freshman, sophomore, or junior year.
Support for CHC students with financial need who are active in Hillel....
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline02/28/2018
$500 Lewis C. Mainzer Creativity Award
Award for Junior or Senior BDIC majors whose interdisciplinary course of study reflects a breadth of interests and takes a creative approach in...
Award for Junior or Senior BDIC majors whose interdisciplinary course of...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,000 Lynda Walker Dean's Opportunity Fund
Support to CHC students enrolled in the study abroad course: Alternative Theatres: Edinburgh Fringe Festival to assist with program costs. Students...
Support to CHC students enrolled in the study abroad course: Alternative...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,000 Maia Felisse McDermott Memorial BDIC Scholarship
Support for a BDIC student who demonstrates how their academic work will benefit and inspire others. Students may apply in the spring of their...
Support for a BDIC student who demonstrates how their academic work will...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/28/2018
$2,500 Marybeth T. Murphy Memorial Scholarship
Support for CHC student with financial need majoring in landscape architecture and regional planning. Students may apply in the spring of their...
Support for CHC student with financial need majoring in landscape...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,500 Melvin Howard Scholarship
Support for CHC students with financial need and an interest in business or economics. Students may apply in the spring of their freshman,...
Support for CHC students with financial need and an interest in business...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline02/28/2018
$2,000 Nancy M. Cullen '76 Scholarship
Supports CHC students with financial need who participate in UMass Minuteman Marching Band. Students may apply in the spring of their freshman,...
Supports CHC students with financial need who participate in UMass...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/28/2018
Varies Oxford Summer Seminar at Trinity College Scholarship
Support for CHC students with demonstrated financial need accepted to the Umass Amherst Oxford Summer Seminar at Trinity College program.
Support for CHC students with demonstrated financial need accepted to...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2018
$1,250 Rachel and John Morton Honors Scholarship
Support for CHC students with financial need with outstanding academic record. Some preference given to students from Stoughton, MA. Students may...
Support for CHC students with financial need with outstanding academic...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline02/28/2018
$10,000 Tabacco-Schmidt Scholarship
Renewable support to a CHC student from Massachusetts with financial need. Recipients must have received Pell Grants and taken out student loans....
Renewable support to a CHC student from Massachusetts with financial...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $10,000
Deadline02/28/2018
1,000.00 Tina Brown-Stevenson & Harry C. Stevenson Diverse Scholars Healthcare Scholarship
Established to support Commonwealth Honors College undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid...
Established to support Commonwealth Honors College undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: 1,000.00
Deadline02/28/2018
$500 David A. Booth Scholarship
The David A. Booth Scholarship was established in memory of Political Science Professor David. A. Booth. The scholarship is awarded to an incoming...
The David A. Booth Scholarship was established in memory of Political...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/05/2018
$2000-$4000 Dennis Crowley Scholarship
The Dennis Crowley Scholarship is granted to a junior or senior political science major with financial need and a demonstrated interest in pursuing...
The Dennis Crowley Scholarship is granted to a junior or senior...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $2000-$4000
Deadline03/05/2018
$600-$1200 Edwin A. Gere, Jr Scholarship
The Edwin A. Gere, Jr. Scholarship for the Study of State and Local Government was established by Steve Etkin ’81 in honor of Political Science...
The Edwin A. Gere, Jr. Scholarship for the Study of State and Local...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $600-$1200
Deadline03/05/2018
$1,000 Feder Family Scholarship
The Feder Family Scholarship was established by Daniel Feder ’84 and his family to support political science students interested in studying...
The Feder Family Scholarship was established by Daniel Feder ’84 and his...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/05/2018
$500-$1500 George Goodwin, Jr. Scholarship
The George Goodwin, Jr. Scholarship is given annually to an academically strong Political Science major who has expressed and demonstrated an...
The George Goodwin, Jr. Scholarship is given annually to an academically...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $500-$1500
Deadline03/05/2018
$1000-$2000 Jerome M. Mileur Internship Fund
The Jerome M. Mileur Internship Fund was established in honor of Political Science Professor Emeritus Jerry Mileur’s retirement. It is designed to...
The Jerome M. Mileur Internship Fund was established in honor of...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $1000-$2000
Deadline03/05/2018
$500-$800 Luther Allen Scholarship
The Luther A. Allen Scholarship is named in honor of Political Science Emeritus Professor Luther A. Allen, who taught at UMass from 1952 until his...
The Luther A. Allen Scholarship is named in honor of Political Science...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $500-$800
Deadline03/05/2018
$500 Nathaniel B. Hill Debating Fund
This scholarship was established in honor of Nathaniel B. Hill, Captain of the 1934 Debate Team, to recognize an outstanding debater each year....
This scholarship was established in honor of Nathaniel B. Hill, Captain...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/05/2018
$500 Paul R. Shuldiner Memorial Scholarship
Created in memory of Paul R. (“Randy”) Shuldiner ’75 by his family, this scholarship supports legal studies students with an interest in legal...
Created in memory of Paul R. (“Randy”) Shuldiner ’75 by his family, this...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/05/2018
$1,500 Sheldon E. and Joan S. Smith Scholarship for Public Service
The Sheldon E. and Joan S. Smith Scholarship for Public Service was established by Grant ’81 and Melissa (Smith) ’80, ’85 MPA Peacor. It is...
The Sheldon E. and Joan S. Smith Scholarship for Public Service was...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/05/2018
$500-$1000 Sheldon Goldman Scholarship
The Sheldon Goldman Scholarship was established to honor Professor Goldman for his nearly 50 years of teaching, service and research in the...
The Sheldon Goldman Scholarship was established to honor Professor...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $500-$1000
Deadline03/05/2018
$1,500 The Paul and Lynn Hohenberger Scholarship
The Paul and Lynn Hohenberger Scholarship was established by Paul (’87) and Lynn Hohenberger to support Political Science or Legal Studies majors...
The Paul and Lynn Hohenberger Scholarship was established by Paul (’87)...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/05/2018
$500 Tracey Lee Maker Memorial Scholarship
The Tracey Lee Maker Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time Political Science major on the basis of, first, demonstrated financial...
The Tracey Lee Maker Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/05/2018
$500 UWiL Scholarship
This scholarship is given to a top performing Political Science major who has successfully completed the UMass Women into Leadership (UWiL)...
This scholarship is given to a top performing Political Science major...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/05/2018
$1,000 Sara Lennox Scholarship Fund
Two $1,000 scholarships are available provided for by the Sara Lennox Scholarship Fund to support STPEC students in good academic standing. Award...
Two $1,000 scholarships are available provided for by the Sara Lennox...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/09/2018
$1,000.00 Allen Davis and Nancy Mainor Social Justice Activism Scholarship
Awarded to a student with demonstrated interest in and activities that address social and economic justice, with a preference for those addressing...
Awarded to a student with demonstrated interest in and activities that...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/12/2018
varies Class of 1933 Scholarship Fund
A scholarship awarded to a rising junior or senior majoring in a foreign language.
A scholarship awarded to a rising junior or senior majoring in a foreign...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/12/2018
varies Class of 1945 Merit Scholarship Fund
Scholarship assistance to a College of Humanities and Fine Arts major with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Preference given to members of the Minuteman...
Scholarship assistance to a College of Humanities and Fine Arts major...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/12/2018
$4,000.00 Edward G. and Maureen Tracy Venti Scholarship
Scholarship available to College of Humanities and Fine Arts major who has high financial need.
Scholarship available to College of Humanities and Fine Arts major who...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2018
  • Award: $4,000.00
Deadline03/12/2018
varies Ellsworth and Mary Barnard Scholarship
A scholarship to support a full-time, rising junior or senior student in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts based on need and merit.
A scholarship to support a full-time, rising junior or senior student in...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/12/2018
varies Frank Prentice Rand Fund
Established to support students with demonstrated financial need whose major is in theater or visual art.
Established to support students with demonstrated financial need whose...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/12/2018