The Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA), located in the administration building of Commonwealth Honors College, assists eligible students in the pursuit of distinguished nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships. We also assist students who wish to apply for certain University scholarships available to undergraduates.
ONSA is a free resource for current UMass Amherst undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni who are currently not attending another graduate school. Our main mission is to assist applicants in finding external funding and seeking advice on writing scholarship applications. ONSA also offers informational events, writing workshops, and other assistance during the year, both in-person and via email. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates about national and University scholarship deadlines, tips, reminders, news, winners, and more.
ONSA offers the following services:
-Scholarship and fellowship search
-Advice on writing
-Assistance in acquiring recommendations
This website provides details about the major scholarships for which we provide assistance as well as steps to help you get started in the process.
HOW TO GET STARTED:
Once you decide which opportunities you would like to pursue, please complete the form below or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your student information (ID, major, graduation year, state of residence) and the names of the scholarship(s) that most interest you.
You will need to contact us as well for access to password protected pages on our site. We have a number of resources on these pages that will help you in your application.
Blog maintained by Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D. and Kris Halpin, Assistant to Directors.
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