The Power Up Scholarship was created and is supported by contributions from alumni of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and provides support for incoming first-year students to participate in the Power Up for College Success Program. Information about the Power Up program can be found here.
Eligibility: Applying students MUST be entering freshman or transfer students with sophomore status. Students must be have demonstrated financial need as determined by the UMass Amherst Office of Financial Aid.
Selection: Based on completion of the application, which includes a short essay, a scholarship committee will select the recipients who will be notified by August 7, 2015. Approximately ten awards will be made and these will cover the full cost of the Power Up for College Success Program, including course materials and rooming fees.
Deadline to apply: Friday July 31, 2015
The recipients of this award will be expected to write a thank-you letter to the donors of the Power UP Scholarship.
Contact: Susan McDonough, Assistant Director of External Affairs
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
40 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9244