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 Whiting Street Scholarship
Established to be used at the disposition of UMass Amherst for scholarships for financially needy students
Established to be used at the disposition of UMass Amherst for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies William & Theresa Connell Scholarship
The William J. and Theresa Keaney Connell Scholarship was established for graduates of any public, private, or parochial high school in Lynn or...
The William J. and Theresa Keaney Connell Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
2 awards @ $2,000 Leaders in the Making Scholarship
The Leaders in the Making Scholarship supports the pursuits of promising sophomores and juniors. Recipients have diverse records of achievement in...
The Leaders in the Making Scholarship supports the pursuits of promising...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 awards @ $2,000
Ended
3 awards @ $2,000 Life Members Internship Award
The Life Members Internship Award was created by the Alumni Association to defray the costs of summer internships for UMass Amherst students. The...
The Life Members Internship Award was created by the Alumni Association...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3 awards @ $2,000
Ended
2 awards @ $500 Mary Killeen Bennett '93 EdD Book Fund
The Mary Killeen Bennett ’93 EdD Book Fund was established by the UMass Amherst Alumni Association in memory of the late Mary Killeen Bennett, a...
The Mary Killeen Bennett ’93 EdD Book Fund was established by the UMass...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 awards @ $500
Ended
1 award @ $2,000 Michael W. Morris Scholarship
The Michael W. Morris Scholarship has been named in honor of Lawrence native and longtime UMass Amherst champion, Michael W. Morris of the class of...
The Michael W. Morris Scholarship has been named in honor of Lawrence...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1 award @ $2,000
Ended
2 awards @ $1,000 Robert B. Collins '19 Student Alumni Association Scholarship
The Robert B. Collins ’19 Student Alumni Association (SAA) Scholarship is offered each year to a member of SAA who demonstrates outstanding service...
The Robert B. Collins ’19 Student Alumni Association (SAA) Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 awards @ $1,000
Ended
1 award @ $2,000 The Bella Scholarship
The Bella Scholarship was established by an Alumni Association board member in honor of his daughter. It is intended to provide financial support...
The Bella Scholarship was established by an Alumni Association board...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1 award @ $2,000
Ended
1 award @ $2,000 UMass Amherst Greater Boston Alumni Network Scholarship
The UMass Amherst Greater Boston Alumni Network Scholarship was established by the Greater Boston Alumni Network to assist with the educational...
The UMass Amherst Greater Boston Alumni Network Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1 award @ $2,000
Ended
1 award @ $1,000 UMass Amherst Life Sciences Alumni Network Scholarship
The UMass Amherst Life Sciences Alumni Network Scholarship was established to assist with the educational pursuits of students who are interested...
The UMass Amherst Life Sciences Alumni Network Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1 award @ $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $4,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $800
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $10,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,250
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $10,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: 1,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,600 BDIC Bright Idea Scholarship
Support for BDIC students with a business plan.
Support for BDIC students with a business plan.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,600
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $4,000.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies French and Italian Fund for Academic Excellence
This study-abroad scholarship supports a student enrolled in full-time studies in Italy or France. Applicants must be full-time students majoring...
This study-abroad scholarship supports a student enrolled in full-time...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Henry and Jean Hall Humanities and Fine Arts Scholarship Fund
A scholarship that supports students majoring in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts who have financial need and who are in good academic...
A scholarship that supports students majoring in the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies HFA Community Scholarship
Available to undergraduate majors in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to...
Available to undergraduate majors in the College of Humanities and Fine...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$2,000.00 Horizontes Study Abroad Scholarship
Study abroad scholarship awarded to a UMass student who has successfully completed upper-level Spanish or Portuguese coursework (300 level) and who...
Study abroad scholarship awarded to a UMass student who has successfully...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$5,000.00 John and Donna Farrelly Scholarship in English
Scholarship available to a student majoring in English who has high financial need.
Scholarship available to a student majoring in English who has high...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000.00
Ended
$5,000.00 John and Donna Farrelly Scholarship in History
Scholarship available to a student majoring in History who has high financial need.
Scholarship available to a student majoring in History who has high...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000.00
Ended