The Robert R. Satterfield LGBTQ+ Opportunities Endowed Scholarship was established in August 2016 by Mr. Robert R. Satterfield '95, that supports students who have demonstrated a commitment to promoting civil rights for and preventing discrimination against LGBTQ+ people are encouraged to apply for these scholarship opportunities. The recipient must be a full-time student, with a declared major in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

The following materials must be submitted to complete your scholarship application:

  1. Transcript (official or unofficial) – Student’s cumulative GPA from the University of Maryland will be considered
  2. Resume (1-2 pages)
  3. Short Answer (250 words or less) – Either in your personal life or academic/career path, please share your demonstrated commitment to promoting civil rights for and preventing discrimination against LGBTQ+ people.
The deadline to apply for the 2021-22 academic year has passed. Please check back Spring 2022 for the next application cycle. 

Questions should be directed to bsos-scholarships [at] umd [dot] edu.