Scholarships

Scholarships and awards are similar to grants, in that they are financial aid that do not have to repaid. Scholarships are often awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Financial Aid Services

Current and prospective students can learn more about available scholarships

Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA)

The Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA) assists eligible students who wish to pursue distinguished nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships. ONSA advisors help students apply for awards for post-graduate study such as the Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright, Churchill, and Gates Cambridge Scholarships. Students working with ONSA can also apply for scholarships during their undergraduate years including the Truman and Goldwater Scholarships. Through ONSA, students can also apply for scholarships available to UMass students through special donations made to the UMass President's Office.