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We look forward to working with you as partners in your student’s education.

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Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA)

UMass Amherst’s Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA) provides information, advising, and support to both undergraduate and graduate students interested in applying for competitive national scholarships. ONSA also offers guidance on essay writing and scholarship interview preparation.

After an academic year of successful applications, ONSA is again ready to embark on assisting eligible students with such prestigious scholarships as: