The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Scholarship Opportunities

College of Nursing Scholarships

Scholarships applications for the 2020-2021 semester are now closed. Scholarships will reopen September 2021, and at that time, currently enrolled students can apply at

Scholarships underwritten by alumni, friends, and foundations are available to qualified undergraduate and graduate students to help finance their education at the College of Nursing. 

Please visit the FAQ page to see answers to all of the questions that were asked in last year's application cycle, or contact Ben Monat at if you have any questions about College of Nursing scholarships.

Visit the FAQ page

Scholarships from Other Sources

  • Visit the UMass Amherst Financial Aid Service's comprehensive Scholarship Resource Guide for information on university-wide scholarships and scholarships from private sources, and for links to global scholarship search engines.
  • UMass Amherst Office of National Scholarship Advisement has campus-wide scholarships for current students, titled "Presidential and Alumni Scholarships". Learn more.
  • is offering one $500 scholarship to nursing undergraduate students, application date is by July 1. Please note this is a scholarship opportunity that is not affiliated with UMass in any way. Learn More.
  • has compiled a list of nursing scholarships available from national organizations. Please note these scholarship opportunities are not affiliated with UMass in any way.  Learn More.
  • compiled a list of nationwide RN-BS nursing scholarships. Please note these scholarship opportunities are not affiliated with UMass in any way. Learn More.