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 12, 2014
The recipients of this award will be expected to:
- Write a thank-you letter to Mr. Sutton
- Attend the scholarship reception on Sunday, April 27, 2014
Contact: Jackie Brousseau-Pereira, Director of External Affairs
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
226 Draper Hall
40 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9244