The University of Maryland, as well as the Department of Economics and the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, offers many options for students looking for both need and merit-based scholarships, as well as awards for exemplary students. The ECON Departmental scholarships are awarded annually and recipients are recognized at the College's annual Scholarship and Donor Recognition Dinner each spring.  

The Economics Department is pleased to announce the availability of several undergraduate scholarships recognizing academic excellence for the 2019 - 2020 academic year. **The application for Fall 2019 scholarships is now closed.  The application for the Fall 2020 scholarships will be available in February 2020.**

Departmental Undergraduate Scholarships:

  • The Kenneth L. Bupp Scholarship
  • The John Cumberland Award in Environmental Economics
  • The Rupa Duttagupta Fellowship
  • The Melanie E. (Lee) Easley Memorial Scholarship
  • The Honorable Idamae Garrtott Memorial Scholarship
  • The Moskowitz Family Scholarship
  • The Peggy Rae and John Sapienza Scholarship
  • The Mark C. Sullivan Economics Scholarship
  • The Mark D. and Tracye C. Turner Scholarship in Economics

Departmental Undergraduate Student Experience Awards:

  • Gary L. Rozier Professional Experience Fellowships for Economics Majors Award
  • Robert R. Satterfield Economics Student Opportunities Endowed Award

Questions regarding any of these departmental undergraduate scholarships or awards should be directed to Shanna Edinger May at edinger [at] econ [dot] umd [dot] edu

Other Scholarships:

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) 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. For information, click here.

The Office of Student Financial Aid has information about applying and receiving both merit and need-based financial aid and scholarships. For information, click here.

The Division of Student Affairs offers a variety of funds that provide emergency assistance for students in crisis and in need. For information, click here.