James Karam

This scholarship was established in 2013 by James J. Karam. Students must be currently enrolled full-time at one of the UMass campuses; or a high school senior applying to any UMass campus. Students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher with a minimum of 12 credits earned at the University . Incoming freshmen must have a minimum GPA of 3.25 from High School. (Scholarship award will be contingent upon matriculation at a UMass campus). Students must demonstrate financial need of at least $4,000 as determined by campus financial aid office. Students from all majors are eligible as well as students who have yet to declare a major. Students will be a permanent resident of the South Coast of Massachusetts which includes the following towns: Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Fall River, Freetown, New Bedford, Somerset, Swansea, & Westport. Students may also be a resident of the town of Tiverton, RI. NOTE Deadline for this scholarship is March 26th.

This scholarship was established in 2013 by James J. Karam.

UMass President's Office
Supplemental Questions
  1. Disclaimer: Do you give your permission to have the completed scholarship application information, personal statement, transcript, as well as your UMass application and financial aid award information (if applicable), reviewed by the University of Massachusetts Foundation Scholarship Committee. You also give permission to release such information to the donors, should you be selected as a recipient.
  2. Required Essay: Discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal,which marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family.
  3. Upload a letter of recommendation supporting your application for this scholarship. (Optional)