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SBS Spring Study Abroad Scholarship

About the award: This scholarship opportunity is made available through generous donations from alumni of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, in particular, Mr. Jeffrey Katz ’69 and Mr. Philip Norment '81.

Eligibility: Any student with a major in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences who plans to study abroad during the spring 2015 semester is eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must be participating in programs approved by the UMass International Programs Office.

Selection: Based on financial need and/or academic excellence, a committee chooses recipients in the fall semester for travel abroad in the spring. Approximately twenty scholarships will be given this academic year with an average award of $1,000. All applicants will be notified of the scholarship committee's decisions by email by December 1, 2014.

Deadline to applyWednesday, November 12, 2014

The recipients of this award will be expected to:

  • Write a thank-you letter to the donors of the SBS Study Abroad Scholarship upon return from the study abroad program.
  • Attend an informal scholarship reception with Dean Hird and other study abroad students in early December.

Contact: Susan McDonough, Assistant Director of External Affairs
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Draper Hall
40 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9244
Phone: 413.577.1202
Fax: 413.577.0905