Change to Drop-in and Peer Advising Hours (April 12-19, 2013)
Friday, April 12, Noon to 5:00, LARTS 016
Monday, April 15, University Closed
Tuesday, April 16, 11:00 to 3:00 and 3:30 to 5:00, LARTS 016
Wednesday, April 17, 11:00 to 3:00, LARTS 016
Thursday, April 18, 11:00 to 3:00, LARTS 016
Friday, April 19, Noon to 5:00, LARTS 016
Save the Date!
Study Abroad Application Due Dates
Intersession and Spring semester: October 1
Summer and Fall semester: March 1
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships Applications Now Available
Application Deadlines: January 31 (Boren Fellowship) and February 9 (Boren Scholarship)
Several UMass students are selected for these competitive scholarships each year. However, success is based on serious preparation. Suggested lead time for these competitive applications is 6 months. Applicants must carefully select an appropriate program and write about how participation in that program will support their career career goals. A series of drafts developed with input from an academic advisor is strongly recommended for the best chance of success. Contact IPO as early as possible for guidance in the application process.
Information and applications for the David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are available at www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations. Boren Scholarships provide undergraduate students up to $20,000 for an academic year's study abroad. Boren Fellowships provide graduate students up to $30,000 for language study and international research.
The Boren Awards are an initiative of the National Security Education Program (NSEP) and are administered by the Institute of International Education. Please contact the Boren Awards staff at email@example.com or 1-800-618-NSEP with any questions.
International Activity in the UMass System
Passport UMass Newsletter
Passport UMass is an electronic newsletter issued in collaboration with the International Relations Advisory Council. Its purpose is to highlight and publicize the great international accomplishments and initiatives of faculty, staff and students on all five campuses.