The SBS Dean’s Opportunity Fund was created and is supported by contributions from alumni of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Eligibility: Students must be juniors with declared majors in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Candidates must also have a 3.5 GPA or above and 45 residential credits. Qualified students automatically receive an email invitation to apply in February.
Selection: A College of Social and Behavioral Sciences committee reviews all completed applications, including the one-page essays, and chooses recipients in the spring semester. Typically, twelve awards of $1,000-1500 each are made each year.
Deadline to apply: Wednesday, March 30, 2015
The recipients of this award will be expected to:
- Write a thank-you letter to the donors of the SBS Dean’s Opportunity Fund
- Attend the scholarship reception on Sunday, May 1, 2016
Contact: Susan McDonough , Associate Director of External Affairs for Donor Relations
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
235 Draper Hall
40 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9244