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Scholarships open to Specific HFA Majors

Scholarship applications for the 2014-15 academic year are now being accepted.    

The following scholarships are open to students with specific majors as indicated in each description.

PLEASE NOTE that the application for the Class of 1933, Rand, and Bronner Scholarships is the same as that for general College of Humanities & Fine Arts undergraduate scholarships.  Students should only submit one application in order to be considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible.

Please contact Lynne Latham in the Dean's Office via e-mail if you have questions. 

 


The Class of 1933 Scholarship

The Class of 1933 Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in a foreign language.  It is funded through an endowment created by the Class of 1933 in celebration of its 50th anniversary.

 

Eligibility requirements:  Applicants must be a current Junior or first semester Senior, have a minimum of thirty (30) graded hours in residence at UMass Amherst; have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average, and be majoring in foreign language.

 


The Frank Prentice Rand Scholarship

The Frank Prentice Rand Scholarship is made possible by the 50th Reunion gift of the Class of 1924.  It is awarded to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in one the performing arts programs in Departments of Music & Dance or Theater.

 

Eligibility requirements:  Applicants must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average.  Undergraduate students must have declared their primary major in and graduate students must be enrolled in or admitted to a performing arts program in the Departments of Music & Dance or Theater.

 


The Luise Bronner Scholarship

The Luise Bronner Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in a foreign language.  It is made possible by an endowment established by the estate of Luise Bronner.

 

Eligibility requirements:  Applicants must be a current Junior or first semester Senior, have a minimum of thirty (30) graded hours in residence at UMass Amherst; have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average, and be majoring in foreign language.

 


Study Abroad Scholarship for French and Italian Majors

Application Deadline - 12:00 noon, Monday, MARCH 10, 2014

 

The French and Italian Studies Fund for Academic Excellence - Online Application Form

 

We encourage you to preview the application questions and prepare your responses in advance so they can be pasted into the online application easily.  The online application does not allow you save your responses and return to them after exiting the program and it does not allow you to make any changes once to an application that has been submitted.  Applications must be completed and submitted by 12:00 Noon on Monday, March 10, 2014.

The French and Italian Studies Fund for Academic Excellence is intended to provide support for students majoring in French or Italian who will participate in an approved study abroad program in France or Italy for credit during summer 2014 or during the 2014-2015 academic year.  The purpose of the fund is to offer scholarship support based on academic merit to students majoring in French or Italian for language and culture-based study in France or Italy, respectively.  This scholarship was established in memory of Kerry Dunn Mackenzie ('88) by her family and friends to recognize and honor the significance of her studies at the Sorbonne in Paris and her passion for the languages and cultures of France and Italy.

Eligibility requirements:  Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time students, have a minimum of twenty-four (24) graded hours in residence at UMass Amherst; have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average, and have declared their primary or secondary major in French or Italian.

 

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