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The students, faculty, staff, collaborators and alumni of the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences appreciate the generosity and support of our donors. All donations to the College support our innovative scholarship, research, policymaking, entrepreneurial and community-building pursuits.

To learn more and to discuss giving opportunities, please contact Deborah Rhebergen, Assistant Dean of External Relations at drheberg [at] umd [dot] edu () or (301)-405-7959.

Featured Giving Opportunity

Established in honor of Dean John Townshend, the Be the Solution Award Fund, together with support from the Dean’s Fund, creates five new funding opportunities annually—scholarship support exclusively for our students—to help them Be the Solution to the world’s great challenges during their time at Maryland and beyond. A select group of these award recipients will be known as “Townshend Scholars” in recognition of Dean Townshend’s transformative impact on our College. Learn more about the fund and the $50,000 matching gift fund challenge presented by the BSOS Board of Visitors!

 

 

The Beardsley Family Endowed Student Experience Fund, which supports support student stipends for experiential learning opportunities as approved by the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Give to the The Beardsley Family Endowed Student Experience Fund.

The Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma Operating Scholarship Fund (formerly known as the Primannum Honor Society Fund), which support and provide scholarships for two national honor societies, Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma. Give to the The Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma Operating Scholarship Fund.

The Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma Endowed Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for undergraduate students at the University. Give to the Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma Endowed Scholarship Fund.

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean’s Fund, which supports the operations and advancement of the dean’s office and of the College. Give to the BSOS Dean’s Fund.

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Scholarship Fund (formerly known as the BSOS Alumni Board Scholarship Fund), which provides financial support to qualified students in the College. Give to the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Scholarship Fund.
 

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Undergraduate Programs Fund, which provides operating support to enhance the College’s undergraduate programming initiatives. Give to the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Undergraduate Programs Fund.

 

The BSOS Advising Center Student Emergency Fund, which provides emergency support for BSOS students. Give to the BSOS Advising Center Student Emergency Fund.

The BSOS College Park Scholars Fund, which supports students in their efforts to study abroad. Give to the BSOS College Park Scholars Fund.

The BSOS Study Abroad Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarship to students for study abroad opportunities.  Give to the BSOS Study Abroad Scholarship Fund.

The BSOS Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) General Gift Account, which supports the College’s I&E efforts including general operating support for programming, monetary awards for business plan competitions and other initiatives as approved by the dean. Give to the BSOS I&E General Gift Account.

The BSOS Transfer Scholarships Fund, which provides one-year tuition support for transfer students. Give to the BSOS Transfer Scholarships Fund.

The BSOS Student Leadership Fund, which was established in honor of the retirement of Dr. Kathy Beardsley because of her passionate commitment to student support and developing leaders, and the importance of student leadership groups. This fund will support student leadership initiatives and programs within the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Give to the BSOS Student Leadership Fund.

The BSOS Undergraduate Resarch Fund, which supports undergraduate student research initiatives. Give to the BSOS Undergraduate Resarch Fund.

The Be the Solution Award Fund, provide an annual award to a BSOS undergraduate student.  Once this fund reaches endowment level, all contributions made into this scholarship account shall be transferred into an endowment account. Give to the Be the Solution Award Fund.

The Dean’s Student Advisory Council (DSAC) Fund, which supports programming that promotes student-faculty interaction through the efforts of the council. Give to the DSAC Fund.

The Terp DREAM Scholarship Endowment Fund, provides scholarship support to undergraduate first generation college students at the University of Maryland. Give to the Terp DREAM Scholarship Endowment Fund. 

CIVICUS Living and Learning Program Operating Fund, supports the activities of 135 first and second year students engaged in community service learning and civic participation. Give to the CIVICUS Living and Learning Program.

CIVICUS Living and Learning Program Scholarship Fund, provide need based scholarships to students within the CIVICUS Living and Learning Program.  Give to the CIVICUS Living and Learning Program Scholarship Fund.

CIVICUS Living and Learning Program Endowment Fund, was established to provide annual support for the CIVICUS Living & Learning Program within the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.  Give to the CIVICUS Living and Learning Program Endowment Fund.

Fearless Fund for BSOS Graduate Fellowships, which provides general support of BSOS graduate student fellowships, programs and initiatives. Give to the Fearless Fund for BSOS Graduate Fellowships.

Fearless Fund for BSOS Faculty, which provides general support of BSOS faculty research and initiatives. Give to the Fearless Fund for BSOS Faculty.

The Fishlinger Endowed Scholar Fund, supports and will enhances the initiatives of the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation and Crime (C-BERC), to include support for lectures, student programs, research and faculty. Give to the Fishlinger Endowed Scholar Fund.

The Global Communities Program Fund, provide general operating support to the Global Communities program. Give to the Global Communities Program Fund.

The Global Communities Scholarship Fund, provide need based scholarships to students within the Global Communities Program. Give to the The Global Communities Scholarship Fund.

MLAW Programs Fund (formerly known as the Law & Society Fund), provides financial support to fund initiatives and activities sponsored of the MLAW Programs. Give to the M Law Programs Fund.

The Katherine Pedro Beardsley and Robert S. Beardsley Scholarship for Outstanding BSOS Student Leaders Fund, which provides scholarships to outstanding BSOS student leaders with a minimum GPA of 3.25. Give to the Katherine Pedro Beardsley and Robert S. Beardsley Scholarship for Outstanding BSOS Student Leaders Fund.

Felecia Love Greer Student Experience Endowment Fund supports undergraduate student stipends for experiential learning opportunities, such as internships, study abroad, research or service learning, in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Give to the Felecia Love Greer Student Experience Endowment Fund

The Irv and Micki Goldstein Scholarship Fund, which supports BSOS students who are in excellent academic standing and who, without financial support, would be unable to complete their degrees. Give to the Irv and Micki Goldstein Scholarship Fund.

The Sebastian Herbstein Memorial Scholarship in Fiction Writing Fund, which makes possible the Sebastian Herbstein Memorial Scholarship fiction writing competition for undergraduate students who share Sebastian's passion for excellence in fiction writing and storytelling. Learn more about Sebastian Herbstein and the competition. Give to the Sebastian Herbstein Memorial Scholarship in Fiction Writing Fund.

The Kekst Family Endowed Research & Lecture Fund, which supports curriculum development, a public lecture series and an undergraduate student research program under the auspices of the Kekst Family Endowed Research and Lecture Program in Civil Society. Give to the Kekst Family Endowed Research & Lecture Fund.
 

Meltzer Family Endowed Scholarship Fund supports undergraduate students participating in the MLaw Programs in the in the College of Behavioral and Social SciencesGive to the Meltzer Family Endowed Scholarship Fund.

The Parichehr Hedayat Missaghi Scholarship Fund, which provides funding for one student per academic year in support of their studies at UMD. Give to the Parichehr Hedayat Missaghi Scholarship Fund.

 

The Montgomery Family Endowed Scholarship Fund, which provides annual scholarships for students enrolled in the College. Give to the Montgomery Family Endowed Scholarship Fund.

The Robert H. Patchen Scholarship Fund, which provides need-based scholarship support to graduates of Fairmont Heights High School in Capitol Heights, MD who attend the University of Maryland. Give to the Robert H. Patchen Scholarship Fund.

The George M. Phillips Public Service Initiative Fund, which provides financial assistance to students in the College whose training and research interests address major social problems and issues of important public concern. Give to the George M. Phillips Public Service Initiative Fund.

The Murray E. Polakoff Scholarship Fund, which provides an annual scholarship to an undergraduate majoring in the behavioral or social sciences. Give to the Murray E. Polakoff Scholarship Fund.

The Jean and Robert Steele Scholarship Fund, which supports first-generation juniors and seniors who would be unable to complete their degrees without financial support. Give to the Jean and Robert Steele Scholarship Fund.

The E. Landon Walston Scholarship Fund, which provides annual, need-based scholarships for graduate students in the College. Give to the E. Landon Walston Scholarship Fund.

The William H. Schlotthober, Jr. Scholarship Fund, which supports scholarships for students enrolled in BSOS. Give to the William H. Schlotthober, Jr. Scholarship Fund.

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