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SBS Dean’s Opportunity Fund Scholarship

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 each are made each year.

Deadline to apply: Wednesday, March 122014

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, April 272014

Contact: Jackie Brousseau-Pereira, Director of External Affairs

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
226 Draper Hall
40 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9244

Phone: 413.545.1933
Fax: 413.577.0905

Email: scholarships@sbs.umass.edu