Friday, February 8, 2019

Econ Scholarships Available!


For more information, and to apply, visit this link.   

Scholarship Descriptions

The Kenneth L. Bupp Scholarship:
This scholarship was endowed by Kenneth L. Bupp, Economics alumnus, to be awarded to Economics majors based upon academic achievement in their major and financial need. One recipient will be selected and the monetary award for this scholarship is $1,000.

The John Cumberland Award in Environmental Economics:
This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Bruce Stram, Economics alumnus, to be awarded to students in the fields of environmental economics, regional economics, and sustainable development. One recipient will be selected and the monetary award for this scholarship is $500.

The Rupa Duttagupta Fellowship:
This scholarship was established by Rupa Duttagupta, to be awarded to Economics majors based upon academic achievement in their major and financial need. One recipient will be selected and the monetary award for this scholarship is $1,500. 

The Melanie E. (Lee) Easley Memorial Scholarship:
This scholarship was endowed by the family and friends of 2001 alumna, Melanie Lee Easley, in her memory, to be awarded to Economics majors based upon academic achievement in their major and financial need. One recipient will be selected and the monetary award for this scholarship is $3,500.

The Honorable Idamae Garrott Memorial Scholarship:
This scholarship is awarded in memory of Mrs. Idamae Garrott, who actively participated in Maryland politics, including serving as a state senator in the mid 1990’s. The scholarship was endowed by her family to be awarded to Economics majors based upon academic achievement in their major and financial need. One recipient will be selected and the monetary award for this scholarship is $1,500.

The Moskowitz Family Scholarship:
This scholarship was endowed by the family of Neil Moskowitz, an Economics alumnus dedicated to public service, to be awarded to Economics majors based upon academic achievement in their major and financial need. One recipient will be selected and the monetary award for this scholarship is $2,500.

The Peggy Rae and John Sapienza Scholarship:
This scholarship was established by Peggy Rae Sapienza, a UMD alumna, along with her husband John to help facilitate the education of a hardworking junior or senior student and encourage him or her toward graduation. The recipient must be doing something to help finance his/her college education, such as part-time employment. One recipient will be selected and the monetary award for this scholarship is $10,000 –awarded in two installments of $5,000 each for fall and spring semesters.

The Mark C. Sullivan Economics Scholarship:
This scholarship was endowed by Mr. Mark C. Sullivan, Economics alumnus, to be awarded to Economics majors of high academic achievement with preference given to residents/high school graduates from Maryland’s Eastern Shore (Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Caroline, Talbot, Dorchester, Wicomico, Worcester, and Somerset Counties). Recipient must be a US citizen. One recipient will be selected and the monetary award for this scholarship is $4,000.

The Mark D. and Tracye C. Turner Scholarship:
This scholarship was endowed by Mark D. Turner, Economics alum, to be awarded to Economics majors who are involved in volunteer activities and/or leadership roles to assist minorities and intend to utilize their degree to continue assisting minority communities. One recipient will be selected and the monetary award for this scholarship is $2,000.