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Scholarships & Resources


The Elizabeth A. Sackler Museum Educational Trust SACI Scholarship

The Elizabeth A. Sackler Museum Educational Trust scholarship is an annual award of approximately $30,000 offered to women who apply to study visual art for an academic year at the Studio Art Centers International Florence (SACI). This scholarship includes full tuition, housing, and airfare. Interested students must submit their applications to the SACI New York City office. Recipients are expected to perform at a high academic level and will interact responsibly and creatively within the Florentine community. Please visit for more information.

UMass Undergraduate Admissions Scholarships

For scholarship information at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and for current undergraduate admissions please look at this web page.

Commonwealth Honors College Scholarships

For scholarship information for incoming first-year students or currently matriculated students at the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst please look at this web page.

Commonwealth Presidential and Alumni-Sponsored Scholarships

The University of Massachusetts undergraduate campuses offer a set of named scholarships that are administered by the University's Office of the President. Each campus provides nominations that are then forwarded to the President's Office. These scholarships are on the webpage.

UMass College of Humanities & Fine Arts, College-wide Scholarships

For a list of scholarships open to HFA students and application information please look at this webpage.



Museum-L is a general purpose, cross-disciplinary electronic discussion list for museum professionals, students, and all others interested in museum related issues.

Museum Stuff

Museum Stuff provides a vast web based database and guide to museum related information - ranging from links to museums with scholarship or volunteer opportunities, virtual exhibits, extensive learning resources, and educational and entertaining games and activities. The website is open to the general public and lists museums by region and collection types.

New England Museum Association

New England Museum Association (NEMA) is a community of museums and the professionals who work in them. Their website provides professional development events, advocacy, thought leadership, research, and networking opportunities. Additionally, NEMA provides New England job listings ranging from administrative or director positions to internships and volunteer opportunities.

College Art Association (CAA)

The College Art Association (CAA) is an international leadership organization that promotes the arts and intellectual engagement. Their site provides a database on publications, news, events, and different opportunities (such as internships, exhibition opportunities, grants, fellowships, workshops, conferences, and more).