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Dr. Charles W. and Doris J. Solt Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Christine (Solt) Savage ’92 (political science) and honors her parents, Dr. Charles W. and Doris J. Solt.

Eligibility: Students must be sophomores, juniors or seniors with majors in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. To be eligible, candidates must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and have financial need as determined by the UMass Office of Financial Aid. Preference will be given to out-of-state students. Additional preference will be given to students who indicate they are the first in their family to attend college.

Selection: One award of up to $1,000 will be made. A selection committee reviews completed applications and chooses a recipient in the spring semester.

Deadline to apply: Wednesday, March 112015

The recipients of this award will be expected to:

  • Write a thank-you letter to Ms. Savage
  • Attend the scholarship reception on Sunday, May 3, 2015

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


Phone: 413.577-1202

Fax: 413.577.0905