IPO/UMass Amherst Scholarships

IPO/UMass Amherst Scholarships

Education Abroad Scholarship

  • Awards start at $500 per semester
  • For students with high financial need
  • Available for summer, fall, spring, and academic year programs

Education Abroad Merit Scholarship

  • Awards are between $1,000-$2,000 per application cycle
  • Minimum 3.8 GPA
  • Available for fall, spring, and academic year programs.

Deadlines: March 15 for summer and fall/academic year programs, October 15 for spring programs.

UMass Scholarships Through AcademicWorks

AcademicWorks is a third-party scholarship management system that streamlines the scholarship search and application process for UMass students. Apply through AcademicWorks in order to be considered for various scholarship opportunities offered by different departments on campus. One application matches you to opportunities and supplemental applications may be required for certain departments. 

Award amounts vary, some award up to $1,000. Opportunities found on AcademicWorks include over 15 study abroad scholarships for:

  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Commonwealth Honors College
  • Isenberg School of Management
  • Language Study
  • Oxford Summer Seminar
  • & more

Five College Scholarships

Charles Mark Scholarship for Foreign Language in its Target Country

  • Awards vary in the $900-$1,500 range
  • For UMass undergrads and grads
  • Must be studying a language through the 5 College Language Center and return to UMass to complete degree after study abroad

Charles Mark Scholarship for the Study of Czech in the Czech Republic

  • Awards vary in the $900-$1,500 range
  • For UMass undergrads
  • Must be studying Czech through the 5 College Language Center and on campus during the semester you’re applying