IPO News

Annual Burn Scholarship Applications Now Open

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Applications for this year’s Barbara B. Burn Memorial Scholarship are now open. The $1,000 scholarship was established in memory of the International Programs Office’s founder, Dr. Barbara Burn, who devoted her career to making international education accessible for any student. 

Eligible applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled as a sophomore, junior, or senior Bachelor’s degree international student at UMass Amherst as of the start of spring semester, 2019
  • Have a minimum cumulative average (GPA) of 3.75
  • Be sponsored by UMass Amherst in a non-immigrant visa status (i.e. F-1, J-1)

Students are invited to submit an electronic application to dutta [at] umass.edu (Pamela Dutta ) no later than 5:00 p.m. on  Friday, January 25, 2019 (the first week of spring semester).