Operational Support

The Friends of African American Studies Fund, which provides unrestricted funds that are used for the department’s operating expenses. Give to the Friends of African American Studies Fund.

The Judge Alexander Williams Jr. Center for Education, Justice and Ethics Fund, which supports the Center's research, programming and advocacy initiatives. Give to the Judge Alexandar Williams Jr. Center for Education, Justice and Ethics Fund. 

Undergraduate Giving Opportunities

The African American Studies Study Abroad Fund, which provides scholarship support to enable students to participate in study abroad programs hosted by the African American Studies Department.  Give to the African American Studies Fund.

The John B. Slaughter Endowment in Science, Technology, & the Black Community, which awards four scholarships to attract the most talented undergraduate students to the African American Studies Department. This endowment also supports a lecture series which brings distinguished scholars to the College Park campus for four lectures each year. Give to the John B. Slaughter Endowment in Science, Technology, & the Black Community.

The Dr. Rhonda M. Williams Undergraduate Scholarship, which was established in recognition of the life and work of Dr. Rhonda M. Williams and is awarded to financially support undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in AASD. Give to the Dr. Rhonda M. Williams Undergraduate Scholarship. 

Veronica Coates Scholarship Fund in the Department of African American Studies, which provides scholarship support to students majoring within the Department of African American Studies. Should this fund reach the minimum endowment threshold, all contributions donated into this current-use scholarship account will then be converted and transferred into the endowed fund. Give to the Veronica Coates Scholarship Fund in the Department of African American Studies