Class of 2011 Senior Gift Scholarship

The Class of 2011 Senior Gift Scholarship was created through Senior Campaign class gifts and is awarded to seniors based on need and merit. The Student Philanthropy Committee helps educate students about the importance of private philanthropy in enriching their UMass Amherst experience. The Committee works to get students excited about giving and raises money for a number of projects, such as the Class of 2011 and 2015 Scholarships, that benefit students on campus.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Why do you think philanthropy (gifts from alumni, students, parents and friends) is important to UMass Amherst and how has it affected you as a student?
  2. If you had $10 million to donate to UMass Amherst, what would you give it to and why?
  3. I hereby state that the information contained herein is true, to the best of my knowledge, and does not contain any erroneous statements designed to enhance my eligibility or harm others. I certify that all questions are authored by me as original statement of purpose and need. I understand that discovery of any misleading information will result in forfeiture of this scholarship and an ethics report to the Financial Aid Office, which could harm existing and future tuition assistance to me. I am aware that UMass Amherst may verify my cumulative GPA, judicial record and SPIRE record.