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Scholarships and Support

Commonwealth Honors College is offering a number of scholarships to students. This year, CHC is using the online Academic Works system for scholarship applications, and the deadline to apply is February 28. Read the descriptions of... Read More


The Commonwealth Honors College Celebration of Excellence will take place on May 11, 2018 and we are putting together a publication to acknowledge all our 2018 CHC graduates.  To be included, seniors need to confirm their honors... Read More
The Commonwealth Honors College is collecting photos to showcase seniors' journey through both the Honors College and UMass. Photos will be used to create a slideshow to be displayed during the Celebration of Excellence ceremony on... Read More
Are you interested in law school? In the process of applying to law school? Get your questions answered at Meet the Law, a networking dinner with UMass Amherst alumni attorneys, sponsored by Commonwealth Honors College and the UMass Amherst Pre-Law Advising Office. Alumni from a variety of practice... Read More

Honors College Events

Ceremony to recognize Commonwealth Honors College graduates.

Campus Announcements and Activities

The spring 2018 Rising Researcher nominations are now open. This program recognizes UMass Amherst's undergraduate researchers and the outstanding work they do. Eligible nominees are undergraduate UMass Amherst students in good academic standing, who demonstrate leadership and excellence in their... Read More