IPO News

Deadline Extended for Barbara Burn Memorial Scholarship

Monday, January 28, 2019

The deadline for this year’s Barbara B. Burn Memorial Scholarship has been extended to February 8, 2019. 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, February 8, 2019.