Power Up Program Scholarship

Eligibility
Applying students MUST be entering freshman or transfer students with sophomore status. Students must have demonstrated financial need as determined by the UMass Amherst Office of Financial Aid.
Selection
Based on completion of the application, which includes a short essay, a scholarship committee will select the recipients who will be notified by July 28, 2017. The scholarship covers the full cost of the program. All awarded students must write a thank you letter to the donors of this scholarship.
Deadlines
Deadline to apply for scholarship: Friday, July 14, 2017 at midnight. A spot will be held for all students who receive a scholarship. Students who are awarded a scholarship must enroll in the program by August 16, 2017.
Personal Information
Please provide the 8 digit student ID issued to you by UMass
Statement and Essay
Please describe any extenuating circumstances that will make it difficult for you and your family to pay for Power Up tuition. (300 word limit)
Please explain why you would benefit from attending Power Up. What do you think you would get out of attending this program? (300 word limit)
Please include a current résumé that lists academic achievements, student activities and employment that you would like the selection committee to know about. Files should be in .pdf, .jpg or Word format.
Files must be less than 3 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
By completing this application I declare that the information included is true and complete. If I am selected as a recipient of this award, I give my permission to share select information with the donor of the scholarship.