SGA Student Leadership Grant

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SGA Student Leadership Grant


The University of Maryland Student Government Association (SGA) serves as the primary representative body for all undergraduate students. We form resolutions to address student concerns, assist student groups in their missions and programming, and advocate for students through the appropriate university, local, state, and national government channels. Through our efforts and outreach, we strive to create a better undergraduate experience and community at the University of Maryland, College Park. 


The Student Leadership Grant will help financially in-need student leaders by allowing them to spend less time working to pay for college and more time acting as on campus change-makers and student advocates for their fellow Terps. By providing the funds these student leaders would normally work to earn as income at a part-time job, this scholarship will give student leaders at UMD the chance to more easily professionally develop, gain leadership skills, and have the chance to make impactful change on campus before they graduate. 


By donating even the smallest amount, you can help the UMD SGA work to make our entire campus community a more prosperous one that produces successful graduates with leadership experience. The funds raised through this Launch campaign will help us make student leadership opportunities a reality for all Terps, regardless of their financial status. 


Gifts in support of the University of Maryland are accepted and managed by the University of Maryland College Park Foundation, Inc., an affiliated 501(c)(3) organization authorized by the Board of Regents.  Contributions to the University of Maryland are tax deductible as allowed by law.  Please see your tax advisor for details.

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Brain Food

Students need fuel to keep them going! A $10 donation can provide a student with the money needed to buy midday snacks, coffee, or lunch in between classes!


A Student's Toolbox

Printing, paper, pencils, oh my! School supplies and printing access are essential to success in the classroom. A $15 donation will provide funds for students to use to print in the library ($.10 a page!) and buy the materials they need for class!


Home-Cooked Success

Who doesn't love the taste of a home-cooked meal - especially when they're stressed about exams and assignments! Students - especially those living in apartments or off campus houses - need funds to buy groceries to make dinner with! A $25 donation will provide enough groceries for two meals for a student.


All Aboard the Success Train

Many students use the metro to commute to Washington, D.C. and surrounding areas for internships and jobs that prepare them for post-graduate employment! A $50 donation will cover their metro fare for a semester!


Dress to Impress

Help a student land their dream internship or job by supplying them with the funds they need to look the part! Business casual and professional attire are an integral part of a successful interview across all industries, and a $75 donation could provide a student with the outfit they need to get hired!


Hit the Books!

Ever tried to take a class without the textbook?! It's nearly impossible! Books for class are one of the most important parts of a student's achievement in the classroom. A $200 donation could help a student with their textbook costs for a semester!


What the Fee?!

Undergraduate, full-time students at UMD pay about $450 per semester in mandatory student fees to cover costs of the health center, wifi, libraries, and more! Help a student cover these additional costs of attending school with a donation of $450!

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