The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences offers a variety of scholarships, fellowships, and experience funds to academically talented and engaged students. Various campus resources are also available to assist with identifying additional financial support.  Follow the links below for more information about scholarship opportunities.

Scholarships for Current BSOS students, by application:


BSOS Undergraduate Experience Funds:

These funds assist undergraduate BSOS majors engaged in experiential learning outside the classroom, including internships, research, conference attendance, community service, or study abroad. Application now open for Winter/Spring 2022 experiences. Please by the "best consideration" date of Tuesday, March 1, 2022 by 12 PM.

  • Undergraduate Experience Funds:
    • The Anthropology Student Experience Fund 
    • The Dean Gregory F. Ball Student Experience Endowment
    • The Beardsley Family Endowed Student Experience Fund
    • The Dr. Jack Blanchard and Dr. Melanie E. Bennett Student Experience Endowment
    • The Taylor and Brandon Cole Student Experience Endowment 
    • The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) Student Experience Fund
    • The Dean's Student Advisory Council Unpaid Internship Scholarship
    • The Dries Family Student Experience Endowment
    • The Felecia Love Greer Student Experience Endowment
    • The Gary L. Rozier Professional Experience Fellowships for Economics Majors 
    • The Dr. Katherine Russell and George L. Askew, MD Student Experience Endowment
    • The Robert R. Satterfield Economics Student Opportunities Endowed Funds
    • Dr. Kiert Toh and Family Student Experience Endowment in Economics
  • Research Scholarships:
  • Study Abroad Scholarships: BSOS students who apply for a study abroad program are automatically considered for this need-based BSOS Study Abroad Scholarship when they complete the UMD Education Abroad Fund form on their program application. Visit the Education Abroad Scholarships page to learn more.

Scholarships for BSOS students, by nomination:

Campus Resources:

BSOS Advising Emergency Fund:

Departmental Scholarships:

Check with your department's Director of Undergraduate Studies and advising staff for more information on departmental scholarships and awards: