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
Varies Glenn A. Higgins Memorial Scholarship
Established to provide scholarship assistance to a student who is pursuing graduate level work at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and who...
Established to provide scholarship assistance to a student who is...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/01/2018
Varies Power Up for College Success Program Scholarship 
Provides a scholarship to incoming first-year students to take part in the Power Up for College Success Program. This one-credit course helps...
Provides a scholarship to incoming first-year students to take part in...
  • Deadline: 07/12/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/12/2018
Varies Undergraduate Student Child Care Scholarship
The Office of Family Resources Undergraduate Student Child Care Scholarship provides financial support for undergraduate student parents to help...
The Office of Family Resources Undergraduate Student Child Care...
  • Deadline: 09/30/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/30/2018
Varies Albert Pierpont Madeira Scholarship Endowment Fund
Established to provide scholarships to sophomores, juniors, and seniors at the University of Massachusetts Amherst who have been recommended by the...
Established to provide scholarships to sophomores, juniors, and seniors...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Alpha Sigma Phi Scholarship
Scholarship for a needy student.
Scholarship for a needy student.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Amherst General Endowment Scholarship
Established to provide scholarships for undergraduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Established to provide scholarships for undergraduate students at the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Andrea Kane Scholarship
Established to provide scholarship assistance to undergraduates using the following criteria, in order of preference: Graduates from Chelsea High...
Established to provide scholarship assistance to undergraduates using...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Anne Hassett Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to an intellectually gifted, genuinely underprivileged, student from the City of Springfield.
Scholarship awarded to an intellectually gifted, genuinely...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Apodaca Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students.
Scholarship for undergraduate students.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Beta Kappa Phi-Alpha Gamma Rho Scholarship
Students must demonstrate high financial need as determined by the FAFSA, be a Citizen of the U.S.; have been a permanent resident of Massachusetts...
Students must demonstrate high financial need as determined by the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Betsy C. Pinkerton Scholarship
Two scholarships per year for students from Worcester.
Two scholarships per year for students from Worcester.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Betty and Bill Bonsey Scholarship
To provide scholarship support to sophomores, juniors and seniors with need, as determined by Financial Aid Services.
To provide scholarship support to sophomores, juniors and seniors with...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Blauer Family Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support to undergraduate students whose parent currently serves as a police officer or...
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship support to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Bradford & Elaine Parker Scholarship
Established to award scholarships annually to students for their senior year or for students who graduate from UMass Amherst and are accepted at...
Established to award scholarships annually to students for their senior...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Caroline B. Chapin Scholarship
To help defray the expenses of a needy student. Established because of the financial assistance given to Mr. Fogelgren from Ms. Chapin when he was...
To help defray the expenses of a needy student. Established because of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Charles A. Gleason Scholarship
Established to provide funding for general scholarships for worthy students.
Established to provide funding for general scholarships for worthy...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Charles S. Dickinson Scholarship
Established by Walter E. Dickinson in memory of his father, Charles S. Dickinson, to be awarded to deserving students who are native-born residents...
Established by Walter E. Dickinson in memory of his father, Charles S....
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Clarence C. Hardy Scholarship
Preference will be given to students from the town of Groveland or graduates from Groveland High School.
Preference will be given to students from the town of Groveland or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1882 Scholarship
Established to provide scholarships to worthy students in the junior or senior class who are dependent upon financial assistance for their education.
Established to provide scholarships to worthy students in the junior or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1911 Scholarship
Used for a student who themselves earn a matching amount.
Used for a student who themselves earn a matching amount.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1913 Scholarship
Scholarships for needy and deserving students.
Scholarships for needy and deserving students.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1914 Scholarship
Scholarship for needy students.
Scholarship for needy students.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1918 Scholarship
Scholarship for needy students.
Scholarship for needy students.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1920 Scholarship
Provide scholarships for needy and deserving students.
Provide scholarships for needy and deserving students.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1924/Foley Scholarship
Established in honor of Mary Foley, an exceptional person and devoted economics professor at the University, for scholarships.
Established in honor of Mary Foley, an exceptional person and devoted...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1927 Scholarship
Award based on academic merit and demonstrated need.
Award based on academic merit and demonstrated need.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1929 Scholarship
Established by the Class of 1929 in memory of John R. Kay for scholarship awards to undergraduate students. .
Established by the Class of 1929 in memory of John R. Kay for...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1934 Scholarship
Established to provide scholarship for needy and meritorious students.
Established to provide scholarship for needy and meritorious students.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1936/Lanphear, Marshall O. Scholarship
Established to provide a scholarship to undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and financial need of $4,000 or more....
Established to provide a scholarship to undergraduate students with a...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1938 Scholarship
Will be used to support TWO students at the time of their final two years of study based on the following criteria: 1) recipients must have...
Will be used to support TWO students at the time of their final two...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1942 Scholarship
For a non-traditional, full or part-time female student who did not attend college or is returning to college after an extended absence in...
For a non-traditional, full or part-time female student who did not...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1946 Scholarship
Applicant must show financial need. Preference goes to descendents of the Class. Undergraduate student with satisfactory gpa.
Applicant must show financial need. Preference goes to descendents of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1952 Scholarship
Established to provide scholarships to students who demonstrate academic merit, need of financial assistance and coping with the loss or illness of...
Established to provide scholarships to students who demonstrate academic...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1954 Scholarship
Established to provide scholarships to students who have demonstrated financial need, leadership potential or community responsibility, have...
Established to provide scholarships to students who have demonstrated...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1957 Scholarship
Established to provide scholarships to students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need.
Established to provide scholarships to students at the University of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1958 Scholarship
Established to provide scholarships for students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need.
Established to provide scholarships for students at the University of...
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  • Award: Varies
$2,500.00 Class of 1960 Million Heirs Scholarship Endowment
Established to provide scholarships to assist students to obtain a university education who otherwise might not have sufficient resources to do so....
Established to provide scholarships to assist students to obtain a...
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  • Award: $2,500.00
Varies Class of 1962 Scholarship
Awarded based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need.
Awarded based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1965 Emergency Scholarship
Established to provide emergency assistance for any student who has earned 48 college credits while making progress towards a bachelor’s degree;...
Established to provide emergency assistance for any student who has...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1968 Scholarship
Established to provide scholarship assistance to students whose parents served in the Vietnam War. Preference will be given to descendants of the...
Established to provide scholarship assistance to students whose parents...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1971 Chancellor's Scholarship
Established to provide scholarship assistance to: a) deserving students in financial need; b) the award will be based on merit, including but not...
Established to provide scholarship assistance to: a) deserving students...
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  • Award: Varies
$175.00 Class of 1971 Scholarship
Awarded to a UMass junior or senior who has been active in student activities on the Amherst campus.
Awarded to a UMass junior or senior who has been active in student...
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  • Award: $175.00
Varies Class of 1982 Scholarship
Scholarships for incoming freshman. Given to recipients based on merit and need.
Scholarships for incoming freshman. Given to recipients based on merit...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1984 Scholarship
An unrestricting award to aid deserving UMass students.
An unrestricting award to aid deserving UMass students.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Crowley Family Scholarship
Established to provide a scholarship to an incoming student from the town of Framingham, MA or the city of Brockton, MA. Students must be in good...
Established to provide a scholarship to an incoming student from the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Danforth Keyes Bangs Fund
Recipients of this scholarship will be industrious and deserving students with financial need.
Recipients of this scholarship will be industrious and deserving...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies David. C. Knapp Financial Aid Scholarship
Established to provide scholarships for needy undergraduate students.
Established to provide scholarships for needy undergraduate students.
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Elaine Marieb Phoenix Scholarship
This award has been made possible by a gift from Dr. Marieb, who wanted to create a scholarship to assist deserving students who have, because of...
This award has been made possible by a gift from Dr. Marieb, who wanted...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Franklin L. Warren Scholarship Fund
Established to provide scholarships to students from Bridgewater, Massachusetts. If during any one year no student from Bridgewater attends, then...
Established to provide scholarships to students from Bridgewater,...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Ed Tanski Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established to provide a scholarship for incoming freshman students who are residents of Easthampton, MA graduating from either Easthampton High...
Established to provide a scholarship for incoming freshman students who...
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  • Award: Varies