Our Opportunities

Welcome to the UMass Amherst scholarship system!

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to currently enrolled UMass Amherst students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships, you must first sign in with the same user name and password you use to access the campus login portal.

What to Expect:

  • You will be presented with the general application after logging in.
  • After completing and submitting the general application, you will be presented with any additional school/college-specific questions, based on your major(s). Please note that you will not see your school/college-specific application until the application period for your school/college opens.
  • After completing and submitting any applicable school/college-specific questions, you will be presented with any scholarships where we need additional information to determine your eligibility, if applicable. Not all students will be presented with these applications where additional information is required.
  • After submitting each of these steps, you can see your application status on your dashboard. If your status is not listed as “submitted,” you have not fully completed your application.
  • If you are selected to receive a scholarship, you will receive an email notification to your UMass email account.

When browsing ‘All’ scholarships, please note that this is a list of all the scholarship opportunities within the UMass Amherst scholarship system, not scholarships for which you are receiving consideration. The number and award amount of the scholarships listed are for general purposes only and should not be considered a guarantee of what you will receive if selected. Actual award amounts vary based on students’ individual eligibility, funds available, and other factors.

For more information about the UMass Amherst scholarship system, please see our FAQ Page.

Important note:
Once you submit your general application, you will be automatically matched with scholarships for which you may qualify. You will NOT see your auto-matched scholarships. Qualifying/Matching does not guarantee you will receive a scholarship.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Kevin Michael Sullivan Scholarship Fund
Established to provide scholarship assistance to an undergraduate student with a scholastic rank of freshman. Preference will be given to immediate...
Established to provide scholarship assistance to an undergraduate...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Marlane S. Wrenn Scholarship
Established to provide financial aid to any deserving female student or applicant who cannot attend the University of Massachusetts Amherst because...
Established to provide financial aid to any deserving female student or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$2,500.00 MassMutual Scholars Fund
Established to provide scholarships to students in public high schools from Springfield, Massachusetts. Recipients will have demonstrated...
Established to provide scholarships to students in public high schools...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500.00
Varies Matthew Peterson Memorial Scholarship
Established to provide an annual award to students who graduated from Framingham High School and have been admitted to the University of...
Established to provide an annual award to students who graduated from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies May O. Whippen Scholarship Fund
Established to provide a scholarship to a student in need of financial aid who wishes to enter the university or continue his or her studies at the...
Established to provide a scholarship to a student in need of financial...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Miller Family Community College Transfer Scholarship
Established to provide scholarship assistance to students transferring into the University of Massachusetts Amherst from a Massachusetts Community...
Established to provide scholarship assistance to students transferring...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Nancy Jean Lahteine Palmer Memorial Scholarship
Established to honor the memory of Nancy Jean Lahteine Palmer, Class of 1978 from the Department of Communication. She was an active member in the...
Established to honor the memory of Nancy Jean Lahteine Palmer, Class of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies R. J. Davis Scholarship
Scholarships for students from Maine
Scholarships for students from Maine
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies