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 12, 2014
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 27, 2014
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