It is through the support and generosity of alumni and friends we offer to our Economics students graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and awards. Through the Department of Economics Gift Fund, we allocate funds for our greatest needs. These efforts include supporting our graduate students and faculty by sponsoring seminars and graduate workshops and supporting graduate student travel to participate in and present at conferences.

A few of our giving opportunities include:

Learn more and see a complete listing of Department of Economics giving opportunities


The faculty, staff, students, collaborators and alumni of the Department of Economics appreciate the generosity of donors and friends who support their scholarship and research pursuits. To learn more and to discuss giving priorities and opportunities, please contact the chair, Maureen Cropper, at mcropper [at] umd [dot] edu or 301.405.3483

Please contact Deborah Rhebergen, Assistant Dean, External Relations for the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, at 301.405.7959 or drheberg [at] umd [dot] edu for assistance with making your gift to the Department of Economics.