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During the 2022-23 academic year, international students at UMass Amherst contributed $188.7 million to the economy and supported 1,984 jobs, a remarkable 17% increase over the previous year, according to the 2022 Economic Value Report
Congratulations to Nick Oo, who is currently working as Education Abroad Administrative Coordinator at UMass Amherst’s International Programs Office, for being accepted into the highly competitive and distinguished NAFSA RISE (Representation, Inclusion, Support, and Empowerment) Fellowship program.
If the U.S. government fails to pass legislation to fund the federal government beyond September 30th, certain government agencies will be affected. Below is information on how a potential government shutdown will affect immigration services.
Immigration benefit applications:
Dr. Barbara B. Burn founded the International Programs Office at UMass Amherst in the 1970s and devoted her career to the ideal of making international education accessible to any student. When Dr. Burn passed away in February 2002, her family, in cooperation with the University, established a memorial scholarship in her memory. Every spring semester, the BBB Scholarship Committee will award an annual $1000 scholarship.
Eligible applicants must:
Seven UMass Amherst faculty, researchers and administrators have been selected to receive prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards for the 2023-24 academic year.