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What's New at Honors

February 04, 2013 to February 10, 2013

In this issue

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Scholarships

Online Course Offerings from the Center for Public Policy and Administration

Princeton Review Undergraduate Survey

Work For a Green Future: Become an Environment America Fellow

National Fellowship Mentoring Opportunity

Numerous Scholarships Available for CHC Students

DiGiammarino Scholarship Deadline

EDUC 202 - Intergroup Dialogue

Honors 397M - Intro to Multidisciplinary Research

UMass Amherst Oxford Summer Seminar at Trinity College Scholarship Deadline

Rachel and John Morton Honors Scholarship Deadline

Nancy Cullen '76 Scholarship Deadline

Melvin Howard Scholarship Deadline

Marybeth T. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Deadline

Lewenberg Family Scholarship Deadline

Lawrence Payne '77 Public Service Scholarship Deadline

Kenneth L. O'Brien Scholarship Deadline

Howard H. Quint Memorial Prize Deadline

Honors Dean's Awards Deadline

David J. Snyder Memorial Scholarship Deadline

David and Linda Littlefield Scholarship Deadline

Cooke Family Fund Scholarship Deadline

Class of 1941 Humanitarian Scholarship Deadline

Charles J. Hoff Scholarship Deadline

Edinburgh Fringe Theatre Festival Scholarship Deadline

National Geographic Young Explorer Grants Available All Year

Scholarships and Support

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Scholarships

There are many upcoming scholarship opportunities offered through the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.   Click here for a list of available scholarships.  Applications for all of these... Read More

Numerous Scholarships Available for CHC Students

As we welcome students back to UMass for the Spring 2013 academic semester, it is important to note that many scholarship deadlines are approaching. They include awards for graduating seniors, summer... Read More

DiGiammarino Scholarship Deadline

  We are seeking students who are interested in doing community-engaged research this summer. This Scholarship will offer rising seniors (those who are in the summer before their senior year) the... Read More

UMass Amherst Oxford Summer Seminar at Trinity College Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College students in good standing are eligible to apply for a scholarship of up to $2,000 for the Oxford Summer Seminar held annually at Trinity College, Oxford University.... Read More

Rachel and John Morton Honors Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College students in their first or second year of study are eligible to apply for the Rachel and John Morton Honors Scholarship. This year, two scholarships will be awarded as a... Read More

Nancy Cullen '76 Scholarship Deadline

Second and third-year students who are members of Commonwealth Honors College, participate in the UMass Amherst Minuteman Marching Band, and have demonstrated financial need are eligible to apply for... Read More

Melvin Howard Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College students in their first, second or third year of study, with an interest in economics or business, are eligible to apply for the Melvin Howard Scholarship. The Melvin... Read More

Marybeth T. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Deadline

The Marybeth T. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Marybeth T. Murphy, a 1983 graduate who studied landscape architecture with a major in environmental design, this... Read More

Lewenberg Family Scholarship Deadline

  Commonwealth Honors College students in their first, second or third year of study, who are active in Hillel, are eligible to apply for the Lewenberg Family Scholarship. Each year one or... Read More

Lawrence Payne '77 Public Service Scholarship Deadline

  This award was endowed by the Class of 1977 in memory of their classmate who graduated with Departmental Honors in Political Science. Mr. Payne died with Commerce Secretary Ron Brown in... Read More

Kenneth L. O'Brien Scholarship Deadline

First, second and third-year students who have completed at least one semester of college-level work with an outstanding academic record and are members of Commonwealth Honors College at UMass... Read More

Howard H. Quint Memorial Prize Deadline

  Established in memory of Professor Howard Quint, former History Department Chair and co-founder of the Honors Program, the prize of approximately $400 is awarded jointly by the History... Read More

Honors Dean's Awards Deadline

Ten annual awards of $500 each are made to senior Commonwealth Honors College students based on the excellence of their thesis or project.

David J. Snyder Memorial Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College students in their first, second or third year of study are eligible to apply for the David J. Snyder Memorial Scholarship. Each year one or more scholarships are awarded... Read More

David and Linda Littlefield Scholarship Deadline

  The David and Linda Littlefield Scholarship was established by their son, Matthew Littlefield ’99 to honor his parents and to support Commonwealth Honors College students studying abroad. ... Read More

Cooke Family Fund Scholarship Deadline

This award is endowed by the Cooke family in memory of family members, several of whom were alumni of the University- Theodore F. Cooke’, Sr. ’01, Robert G. Cooke ’25, Dorothy Cooke Robbins ’28,... Read More

Class of 1941 Humanitarian Scholarship Deadline

Up to eight awards of at least $2,000 are made annually to students who articulate how they plan to use their education toward the betterment of the world. Recipients are chosen from among junior and... Read More

Charles J. Hoff Scholarship Deadline

The Charles J. Hoff Scholarship is designed to provide need-based assistance to motivated Commonwealth Honors College Students. Students must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)... Read More

Edinburgh Fringe Theatre Festival Scholarship Deadline

Members of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Commonwealth Honors College in good standing are eligible to apply for scholarships of up to $1,000 to assist with program costs for the summer... Read More

National Geographic Young Explorer Grants Available All Year

National Geographic offers Young Explorers Grants (YEG) which provides opportunities to individuals ages 18 to 25 to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects consistent with... Read More

Academic Opportunities

Online Course Offerings from the Center for Public Policy and Administration

  This summer, the Center for Public Policy and Administration is offering three online courses open to both undergrads and graduate students. Enrollment opens March 18.     PUBP&ADM 697S/397S:... Read More

National Fellowship Mentoring Opportunity

ONSA, the Office of National Scholarship Advisement, has an exciting new opportunity for UMass Commonwealth Honors College students to work intensively on their applications for National Scholarships... Read More

EDUC 202 - Intergroup Dialogue

  Spice Up Your Spring Schedule!   Looking for an exciting and interactive 4-credit course to add to your schedule? Check out EDUC 202: Exploring Commonalities and Differences. Imagine sitting in a... Read More

Honors 397M - Intro to Multidisciplinary Research

  Associate Dean of the Commonwealth Honors College, Daniel Gordon, is offering a 1 credit course, Intro to Multidisciplinary Research, in Spring 2013. The course is for students who wish to... Read More

Announcements

Princeton Review Undergraduate Survey

Commonwealth Honors College students are invited to participate in The Princeton Review's Undergraduate Survey by February 12, 2013.  Upon completion of the survey participants will be entered to win... Read More

Internships and Employment

Work For a Green Future: Become an Environment America Fellow

Environment America works to advance the environmental vision and values we share—clean energy, clean water, wilderness and wildlife protection, healthy food and sustainable agriculture, and more.... Read More

Upcoming Events

Pizza & Prof: Design for Storytelling 02/05/2013 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm 504 Goodell

 

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: URC Abstract Info Session 02/06/2013 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm 504 Goodell

 

Honors Faculty Lecture: Eric Poehler 02/06/2013 - 6:30pm Campus Center Auditorium

 

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