Our Opportunities

Welcome to the UMass Amherst scholarship system!

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to 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
$1,000 Robert G. Wilson III Study Abroad Scholarship
The Scholarship supports an undergraduate Political Science major who has been accepted into a study abroad program for the upcoming fall, spring,...
The Scholarship supports an undergraduate Political Science major who...
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  • Award: $1,000
$1,000 Ed Golden Acting Scholarship
The purpose of the Ed Golden Acting Scholarship Endowment is to honor the exemplary teaching career of Professor Emeritus Edward J. Golden by...
The purpose of the Ed Golden Acting Scholarship Endowment is to honor...
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  • Award: $1,000
Varies The Frank Prentice Rand Scholarship in Drama
The Frank Prentice Rand Scholarship in Drama, funded by the generous bequest of the late Margarita H. Rand, honors Professor Frank Prentice Rand,...
The Frank Prentice Rand Scholarship in Drama, funded by the generous...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,000 The Susan M. and Larry G. Benedict Scholarship
The Susan M. and Larry G. Benedict Scholarship was created to provide undergraduate scholarship support for students within the Department of...
The Susan M. and Larry G. Benedict Scholarship was created to provide...
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  • Award: $1,000
$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...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
Varies Anthony Borton Equine Studies Scholarship
The Anthony Borton Equine Studies Scholarship, established in honor of the former professor and program director, provides stipends for...
The Anthony Borton Equine Studies Scholarship, established in honor of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Byron E. Colby Scholarship
The Byron E. Colby Scholarship, established in honor of the late professor, provides awards for animal science majors. The recipients will be...
The Byron E. Colby Scholarship, established in honor of the late...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Charles S. Plumb Fund
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Equine Studies Program Endowment
The Equine Studies Program Endowment was established to support equine studies, primarily through graduate training, research, and outreach. The...
The Equine Studies Program Endowment was established to support equine...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Jay A. Pirog Scholarship (Veterinary and Animal Sciences)
The Jay A. Pirog Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Joseph Pirog by his mother and the proceeds of a fundraiser sponsored by WITT/WRNX...
The Jay A. Pirog Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Joseph...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies R.C. Foley Scholarship
The R. C. Foley Scholarship, established by the bequest of the late Professor Foley, is awarded to a senior majoring in Veterinary and Animal...
The R. C. Foley Scholarship, established by the bequest of the late...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies V.A. Rice Scholarship
The V.A. Rice Scholarship was created in honor of Professor Rice at the time of his retirement from the university. The scholarship is awarded to...
The V.A. Rice Scholarship was created in honor of Professor Rice at the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies William P. Brooks, William B. Drew and Shirley Upton-Drew Memorial Fund
The William P. Brooks, William B. Drew and Shirley Upton-Drew Memorial Fund was established in memory of alumni Brooks (class of 1875), Drew (class...
The William P. Brooks, William B. Drew and Shirley Upton-Drew Memorial...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Albert Wadsworth Meserve and Helen Clark Meserve Memorial Trust Fund
The Albert Wadsworth Meserve and Helen Clark Meserve Memorial Trust Fund provides scholarships to worthy degree-seeking students in the study of...
The Albert Wadsworth Meserve and Helen Clark Meserve Memorial Trust Fund...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Arvo "Pop" Aho Memorial Scholarship
The Arvo “Pop” Aho Memorial Scholarship was established in recognition of a long-time, loyal employee to provide a scholarship to a student who...
The Arvo “Pop” Aho Memorial Scholarship was established in recognition...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Ascension Farm School Fund
The Ascension Farm School Fund was established in 1951 and provides an award for education and training in agriculture to male residents of Western...
The Ascension Farm School Fund was established in 1951 and provides an...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies C.D. Youngren Scholarship
The C.D. Youngren Scholarship, established by Clare (Youngren) Whaley ’38, is awarded to a rising senior engaged in a research opportunity during...
The C.D. Youngren Scholarship, established by Clare (Youngren) Whaley...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Arthur I. and Dr. Helen M. Poland Scholarship
The Dr. Arthur I. and Dr. Helen M. Poland Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student in the College of Natural Sciences who is in good...
The Dr. Arthur I. and Dr. Helen M. Poland Scholarship is awarded to an...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Eleanor W. Bateman '23 Family Scholarship
Established by Carlton Bates, Class of 1908, the Eleanor W. Bateman ’23 Family Scholarship is given to one or more deserving students in the...
Established by Carlton Bates, Class of 1908, the Eleanor W. Bateman ’23...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Fred Farwell Family Memorial Scholarship
The Fred Farwell Family Memorial Scholarship is awarded to one or more students in the College of Natural Sciences who have above-average...
The Fred Farwell Family Memorial Scholarship is awarded to one or more...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies George H. and Lillian Millman Scholarship in Science
The George H. and Lillian Millman Scholarship in Science is awarded to undergraduate students majoring in physics (first preference), or astronomy,...
The George H. and Lillian Millman Scholarship in Science is awarded to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Harry A. Rosenfeld Research Award (Undergraduate)
The Harry A. Rosenfeld Research Award is given to one or more graduate students annually and a second award is given to an undergraduate at...
The Harry A. Rosenfeld Research Award is given to one or more graduate...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Henry H. and Sylvia Richardson Scholarship
The Henry H. and Sylvia Richardson Scholarship is awarded to one or more undergraduate students studying entomology at UMass Amherst on the basis...
The Henry H. and Sylvia Richardson Scholarship is awarded to one or more...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies J.D.W. French Fund
The J. D. W. French Fund, established by the Bay State Agricultural Society, provides scholarships and awards for students in dairying (and its...
The J. D. W. French Fund, established by the Bay State Agricultural...
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  • Award: Varies
$1,000 Joya Chakrabarty Memorial Scholarship
The Joya Chakrabarty Memorial Scholarship was established by Dr. Arup De ’95 in honor of his beloved aunt, who was a teacher. The scholarship...
The Joya Chakrabarty Memorial Scholarship was established by Dr. Arup De...
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  • Award: $1,000
Varies Luise Bronner Scholardship for CNS
The Luise Bronner Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in a science in the College of Natural Sciences.
The Luise Bronner Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in a...
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  • Award: Varies
2 scholarships for $2,500 each Marions Mahoney Scholarship
The Marions Mahoney Scholarship was established by Robert M. Mahoney ’70 in honor of his mother and sister to encourage women to go into science...
The Marions Mahoney Scholarship was established by Robert M. Mahoney ’70...
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  • Award: 2 scholarships for $2,500 each
Varies Martin G. Fonseca Endowment
The Martin G. Fonseca Endowment supports scholarships for students in the life sciences.
The Martin G. Fonseca Endowment supports scholarships for students in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies New England Farm and Garden Association Scholarship
The New England Farm and Garden Association Scholarship was established with funding when the association disbanded. The association was a women’s...
The New England Farm and Garden Association Scholarship was established...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Non-Traditional Scholars Opportunity Fund
The Non-Traditional Scholars Opportunity Fund provides support to students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the College of Natural Sciences who...
The Non-Traditional Scholars Opportunity Fund provides support to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Otto Degener Scholarship
The Otto Degener Scholarship was established by the late Don H. Smith ’34 in honor of Dr. Degener, the botanist on staff at the university. The...
The Otto Degener Scholarship was established by the late Don H. Smith...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Richard E. and Isabelle M. Nilsson Scholarship
The Richard E. and Isabelle M. Nilsson Scholarship is awarded to one or more undergraduate students in the Veterinary and Animal Sciences...
The Richard E. and Isabelle M. Nilsson Scholarship is awarded to one or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Robert W. Burrell Memorial Scholarship in Entomology
The Robert W. Burrell Memorial Scholarship in Entomology supports undergraduates studying entomology in the College of Natural Sciences. The...
The Robert W. Burrell Memorial Scholarship in Entomology supports ...
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  • Award: Varies
$5,000 minimum (each) Sherwood-Delaney Scholarship
The Sherwood-Delaney Scholarship was established to encourage meritorious students to pursue careers in science in order to ensure America’s...
The Sherwood-Delaney Scholarship was established to encourage...
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  • Award: $5,000 minimum (each)
Varies Stanley Jez Environmental Studies Scholarship
The Stanley Jez Environmental Studies Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in forestry or other environmental studies programs based on...
The Stanley Jez Environmental Studies Scholarship is awarded to students...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Verne A. and Irene F. Fogg Fund
The Verne A. and Irene F. Fogg Fund provides undergraduate scholarships for students in the College of Natural Sciences. Special consideration...
The Verne A. and Irene F. Fogg Fund provides undergraduate scholarships...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Jim McGee Arboriculture Scholarship
The Jim McGee Arboriculture Scholarship provides scholarship support to students entering or enrolled in the Stockbridge School of Agriculture and...
The Jim McGee Arboriculture Scholarship provides scholarship support to...
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  • Award: Varies
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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  • Award: Varies
$1,761.00 Charles T. Donovan Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship awards to undergraduate students in the Isenberg School of Management who graduated from...
The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarship awards to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,761.00