Below you will find a list of the major scholarships and fellowships you can apply for through ONSA. We also assist students interested in other nationally competitive awards. Each scholarship contains a further link to important resources and application tips.
After exploring the scholarship links, we invite you to fill out our Request Advising Appointment form, to let us know what scholarships you're interested in and what your goals are.
While ONSA accepts advising appointment requests, we also have open walk-in hours on Thursdays, 2 PM to 4 PM, on the 3rd floor of UMass Amherst's Commonwealth Honors College building.
Boren National Security Education Scholarship & Graduate Fellowship
DAAD Scholarships and Grants (German Academic Exchange Service)
Undergraduates and graduates
Research and study opportunities in Germany
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Seniors, graduate students, UMass Amherst alumni, U.S. citizens
Fulbright Pre-Application must be completed and submitted by June 1, 2019.
Travel abroad to conduct independent research in adacemics or the arts, to pursue study, or to serve as an English teaching assistant.
Graduate degree at Cambridge University
Sophomores and juniors, U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Undergraduate study in natural sciences, engineering, mathematics (STEM fields)
1–3 years of graduate study in the United Kingdom
One year of graduate study in the Republic of Ireland
Graduate degree at University of Oxford, England
Rising seniors, recent graduates
One-year master's degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China
Juniors interested in public service
Graduate degree in public policy or service field
Sophomores and juniors
Undergraduate degree for students dedicated to a career in the environment, or to Native American students dedicated to Native public policy careers