This scholarship was established by Matthew Sutton ’86 (political science) and honors his parents; the late Gordon Sutton, former University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor of Sociology and alumna Dolores (Dee) Sutton ’78 (environmental design).
This scholarship provides financial support to undergraduate students who are attending the University after overcoming personal and/or financial hardship.
Eligibility: Preference is given to students in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrated financial need, determined by the UMass Amherst Financial Aid Office.
Selection: One award of up to $2,000 will be made. A selection committee reviews completed applications and chooses a recipient in the spring semester. This scholarship may be renewed.
Deadline to apply: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
The recipients of this award will be expected to:
- Write a thank-you letter to Mr. Sutton
- Attend the scholarship reception on Sunday, May 1, 2016
Contact: Susan McDonough , Associate Director of External Affairs for Donor Relations
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
235 Draper Hall
40 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9244