The following are for UMass-Amherst students only: that means you have a better chance of getting one. (Courtessey of UMass IPO program).
IPO Financial Assistance Awards: Fall, Spring, Year Abroad [PDF]
Eligibility: In-state Umass Amherst undergraduatesUmass programs onlyDeadline: April 21 for Fall/Year 2007-08; December 1 for Spring 2008Award: Up to $2000 per student
SIT/UMass Amherst Scholarships
The School for International Training is providing up to ten (10) $1500 scholarships to qualified in-state University of Massachusetts undergraduates. Umass students are automatically eligible when applying to an SIT program.; In addition, all UMass students are encouraged to apply for additional scholarships offered by SIT. For more information, visit SITEligibility: In-state UMass Amherst undergraduatesSIT programs onlyDeadline: May 1 for Fall 2007; Nov 1 for Spring 2008Award: $1500 (5 awarded each semester)
Barbara B. Burn Scholarship for Fall [PDF]
Eligibility: In-state Umass Amherst undergraduatesDeadline: April 15 for FallAward: $750 (1 scholarship per year for study abroad)
Ansin Study Abroad Fellowship Award
Affiliated with the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences. Deadlines: Dec. 1 (spring); April 15 (summer or fall). Applications available through: Karen Schoenberger, Assistant Dean, South College (413-545-4173).
International Scholars Program (ISP)
Affiliated with Commonwealth College, 504 Goodell. Applications for ISP program must be submitted by March 9 of the freshman year.
Citizen Scholars Program (CSP)
Affiliated with the Commonwealth College, 504 Goodell. Some scholarships may be available specific to service learning and study abroad.
Sarah’s Wish Foundation
Specialized scholarship available for UMass student in the Pioneer Valley, in memory of Sara Schewe and Dr. Barbara Burn. Deadlines: Dec 1 for spring; April 1 for summer/fall.
Many departments have internal scholarships available for eligible students. Ask about potential scholarships or funding that could be applied to a study abroad experience.
Region XI: Study Abroad Scholarship
Qualification: Undergraduate or graduate MA residentAward: $700 for summer, semester or year program in 2007-2008Requirements: an official transcript; letter of reference from department chair of major on original college letterhead; personal statement of no more than 500 words addressing: “What I hope to gain from this experience”; completion of the one-page application.Direct questions to Marta DiBenedettoDeadline: March 1, 2007