SBS Dean's Opportunity Fund

Award Background
Supports juniors with declared majors in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Candidates must have a 3.5 GPA or above and 45 residential credits. Qualified students will receive an email with notification of eligibility and an invitation to apply early in February.
Award Details and Deadline
Average award: 12-15 awards of $1,500 are awarded annually in the spring. | Application will open in 2017-18 academic year
Personal Information
Academic Information
Essays and File Uploads
Please write a brief statement (no more than 250 words) of financial need which describes any important or extenuating financial circumstances related to your need for this scholarship.
Please provide an essay (no more than 500 words) that describes your educational plan and your goals for your final year at UMass and beyond.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Please attach your financial summary. To do this in Spire, select on Main Menu > Finances > View Financial Aid > Click Current School Year. From here, you can print the page to a pdf and upload the pdf document.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.
By completing this application I declare that the information included is true and complete. If I am selected as a recipient of this award, I give my permission to share select information with the donor of the scholarship. The recipients of this award will be expected to write a thank-you letter to the donor of this scholarship.