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 The Cancellieri Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by alum Joseph Cancellieri in 2011 to provide financial assistance to support a nursing student in financial need....
This scholarship was established by alum Joseph Cancellieri in 2011 to...
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Varies Theodore S. Bacon, M.D. (M.A.C. 1894) Scholarship
This was established by Theodore S. Bacon, Jr., a former UMass Amherst faculty member, in memory of his father, Theodore S. Bacon, M.D., a graduate...
This was established by Theodore S. Bacon, Jr., a former UMass Amherst...
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$1,000 for 2 years (awarded every two years) The David R. Nunez '03 Scholarship for Community Service and Leadership
The David R. Nunez ’03 Scholarship for Community Service and Leadership was created in honor of the late David R. Nunez, an outstanding student...
The David R. Nunez ’03 Scholarship for Community Service and Leadership...
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  • Award: $1,000 for 2 years (awarded every two years)
Varies Charles D. Baker II Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Charles D. Baker IV to honor the memory of his grandfather, Charles D. Baker II, who, despite experiencing...
This scholarship was established by Charles D. Baker IV to honor the...
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Varies Grace K. Fey Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of the former Chair of the UMass Board of Trustees to provide recognition and financial assistance to an...
This scholarship was established in honor of the former Chair of the...
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Varies James J. Karam Scholarship
The James J. Karam Scholarship was established in 2013 by James J. Karam. Mr. Karam is President and founder of First Bristol Corporation, a N.E....
The James J. Karam Scholarship was established in 2013 by James J....
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Varies Putnam UMass Scholars Program
This scholarship was established by UMass alumni who work at Putnam Investments. Eligible applicants must be full-time undergraduate students with...
This scholarship was established by UMass alumni who work at Putnam...
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Varies Robert S. Karam Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2001 to provide financial assistance to motivated UMass students from the country of Lebanon and/or alumni of...
This scholarship was established in 2001 to provide financial assistance...
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Varies William M. Bulger Presidential Scholarship
During President William M. Bulger’s tenure as leader of UMass from 1996–2003, he pursued the dual mission of excellence and educational...
During President William M. Bulger’s tenure as leader of UMass from...
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Varies Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry Award
The Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry Award Fund was established to provide support to College of Education graduate students in International...
The Ambassador Cynthia Shepard Perry Award Fund was established to...
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Varies Anne Farmer Momot Scholarship
Provides support to a graduate student majoring in Special Education.  Particular consideration will be given to candidates who demonstrate warmth,...
Provides support to a graduate student majoring in Special Education. ...
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Varies Betty Katz Memorial Scholarship in Early Childhood Education
Provides support to an undergraduate junior admitted to the Early Childhood Education major, with renewal of the award* in the recipient’s senior...
Provides support to an undergraduate junior admitted to the Early...
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Varies C. Lynn Vendien Endowed Scholarship
Provides support to graduate students who are citizens of foreign countries. Preference will be given to students in the Department of Teacher...
Provides support to graduate students who are citizens of foreign...
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Varies C. Lynn Vendien Professional Prize Award
This prize will be awarded to a doctoral student. Preference will be given to students in the Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies.
This prize will be awarded to a doctoral student. Preference will be...
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Varies Dr. Doren D. Fredrickson Graduate Scholarship
Provides scholarships to graduate applicants to the School Counselor Education or School Psychology programs.  Preference is given to applicants...
Provides scholarships to graduate applicants to the School Counselor...
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Varies Early Childhood Education Graduate Student Scholarship
Provides funding for graduate students in a doctoral program studying early childhood, children or families.  Funds may be used to support research...
Provides funding for graduate students in a doctoral program studying...
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Varies Grace Norton Carney Scholarship
This endowed scholarship is for any student in the P-12 teacher preparation program at the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts...
This endowed scholarship is for any student in the P-12 teacher...
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Varies Helen Eaton Timson Scholarship
Provides scholarship support to any deserving student in a College of Education program.
Provides scholarship support to any deserving student in a College of...
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Varies Janice Camby Endowed Scholarship
Provides support to any student accepted or enrolled in a teacher preparation program who demonstrates financial need and is from an...
Provides support to any student accepted or enrolled in a teacher...
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Varies Jerome and Florence McCormick Doctoral Award
The Jerome and Florence McCormick Doctoral Award will provide support to doctoral students in their dissertation-writing year. Students from any...
The Jerome and Florence McCormick Doctoral Award will provide support to...
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Varies Joseph W. Keilty Memorial Scholarship
This endowed scholarship provides support to full-time graduate students with preference given to doctoral students. Students with a demonstrated...
This endowed scholarship provides support to full-time graduate students...
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Varies Mary Margaret Whittaker-Webster Memorial Award
Provides support to graduate students in the School Psychology program for student expenses and programs for which other sources of funding are not...
Provides support to graduate students in the School Psychology program...
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Varies Marylin C. Haley Scholarship
Provides funding for any eligible graduate student based on financial need. Preference will be given to students in a reading and writing,...
Provides funding for any eligible graduate student based on financial...
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Varies Meline Kasparian Scholarship
Provides support to any student in a teacher preparation program who has exhibited a desire to become a public school teacher.
Provides support to any student in a teacher preparation program who has...
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Varies Nieto/Rudman Endowed Scholarship
Provides financial support to any student in the Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies Department. Preference will be given to doctoral students...
Provides financial support to any student in the Teacher Education and...
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Varies Richard J. Clark Memorial Scholarship for Teacher Education
Provides financial support to any student in the Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies Department who has a GPA of 3.3 or better.  They must...
Provides financial support to any student in the Teacher Education and...
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Varies Conrad Wogrin Undergraduate Scholarship in Computer Science
The purpose of the Conrad Wogrin Undergraduate Scholarship in Computer Science is to provide scholarship support to undergraduate students in the...
The purpose of the Conrad Wogrin Undergraduate Scholarship in Computer...
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