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scholarships for adult students

As part of its commitment to increasing access to higher education, UMass Amherst offers dozens of scholarships each year. Check out the UMass Scholarship Search to find scholarships for adult students. 

uww scholarships for adult students

UMass Amherst UWW also offers its own scholarships for adult students. Here are some of the $500-$2500 scholarships our students have the opportunity to apply for each semester.

Bonnie Lynn Scholarship Fund
One of our annual scholarships for adult students, this award is designated for a UWW student in good academic standing who demonstrates financial need. In the spirit and memory of Bonnie Lynn, the individual awarded this scholarship for adult students will be someone who exhibits a strong determination in the pursuit of their goals, and who has succeeded in the face of adversity without having sacrificed their humor and compassion. 

Chicopee Savings Bank Scholarship
Through a generous contribution from Chicopee Savings Bank, UWW awards these scholarships for adult students to UWW students living in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire or Hampden counties in Massachusetts who are in good academic standing and demonstrates financial need. 

David A. Cole Scholarship for Continuing & Professional Education and University Without Walls
These scholarships for adult students are for those enrolled in any CPE or University Without Walls program at UMass Amherst who are making career changes and who have financial need.

Edward J. Harris Lifelong Learning Fund
Named in honor of the founding director of UWW, these scholarships for adult students are awarded to students enrolled in the University Without Walls who are in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need. 

Jeffrey C. Taylor Educational Opportunity Fund
Established by and named after Jeffrey Taylor, UMass UWW alumnus and founder of Monster.com, these scholarships for adult students are awarded to students enrolled in the University Without Walls who demonstrate financial need. 

Misty Catherine Bassi Memorial UWW Scholarship
In the spirit and memory of 2009 graduate Misty Bassi, these scholarships for adult students are awarded to students enrolled in University Without Walls who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing. 

UWW Faculty Student Scholarship Fund
Established to honor the dedication and passion of the UWW faculty, past and present, these scholarships for adult students are awarded to a student enrolled in the University Without Walls student who demonstrates financial need and are in good academic standing. 

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