Our Opportunities

Welcome to UMBC Scholarship Retriever!

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships:

  1. You must first sign in with the same user name and password you use to access your My.UMBC.edu login portal.
  2. Complete the General Application;
  3. Once submitted, if applicable, you will be notified if you are eligible to apply for additional Apply-To Scholarships (see below).

Automatch Scholarships: Once you complete your General Application, you will be matched with scholarships for which you immediately qualify based on school reported data – no further action is required. All students who qualify will be automatched to these opportunities. Qualifying does not guarantee you will receive a scholarship only that you are now eligible to be considered for one.

Apply-To Scholarships: These are scholarships in which have an additional criteria beyond the General Application.
To see a list of scholarships that may need additional action on your part to receive consideration,

  1. Select “Recommended” under “Opportunities.”
  2. Submit any additional essays, recommendation letters, etc required for further consideration.

Award Amount: The number and award amount of scholarships are for general information purposes only and should not be considered a guarantee of what you will receive if selected. Actual award amounts vary based on students’ individual eligibility, funds available, and other factors.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies U-RISE Scholarship
The Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement,...
Deadline01/28/2023
$1,000 Second Generation Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding undergraduate students who...
Deadline01/31/2023
$250.00 PBHL COM Scholarship
The Public Health Council of Majors’ (PBHL COM) Scholarship was...
Deadline02/01/2023
$500.00 The Barbara E. Burkman Public Health Scholarship Endowment Fund
This fellowship is awarded to students majoring in the Public Health...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies AARP - Erickson School Scholarship
The AARP-Erickson School Scholarship is available to community college...
Deadline02/05/2023
Varies Anthony J. Mullen Endowed Scholarship
The Anthony “Tony” J. Mullen Scholarship was established by the National...
Deadline02/05/2023
Varies Dr. Albin O. Kuhn Scholarship Endowment
The Dr. Albin O. Kuhn Scholarship Endowment was established in August...
Deadline02/05/2023
Varies Erickson School Graduate Fellowship Fund
The Erickson School of Aging Studies prepares the next generation of...
Deadline02/05/2023
Varies Erickson School Undergraduate Student Scholarship
The Erickson School of Aging Studies prepares the next generation of...
Deadline02/05/2023
Varies M&T Foundation Student Award Endowment for the Erickson School of Aging
The M&T Foundation Student Award Endowment for the Erickson School of...
Deadline02/05/2023
Varies William Colson Scholarship Fund
The William Colson Scholarship Fund was established as a quasi-endowment...
Deadline02/05/2023
varies Maryland Community College Faculty Scholarship
Maryland Community College faculty members, admitted into the College...
Deadline02/10/2023
$1,200 Caroline Iannone Travel Abroad Scholarship
The purpose of the Fund is to provide need-based scholarship support to...
Deadline02/15/2023
Varies Samson, Rossetta A. and Sadie B. Feldman Family Award for Citizenship
This scholarship is awarded to students who have completed their junior...
Deadline02/15/2023
Varies Samuel I. Rosenberg Fund
This annual award will recognize a student at UMBC who has completed an...
Deadline02/15/2023
Varies Gust W. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Social Work Program. The...
Deadline02/22/2023
Varies Rose Grabania Tice Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Social Work at the...
Deadline02/22/2023
Varies Shirley Bembry Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Social Work Program who...
Deadline02/22/2023
Varies Susan Bernstein - Charlotte W. Newcombe Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship is awarded to students enrolled at UMBC who...
Deadline02/22/2023
Varies Tejal Khajuria Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students in the School of Social Work who...
Deadline02/22/2023
$2,475.00 The Eliseba K. Osore Scholarship Award
Social Work Student entering field in 2023-24 (junior level) interested...
Deadline02/22/2023
$1,500.00 Tina D'Angelo Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to returning students in the School of...
Deadline02/22/2023
$5,000 - $22,000 Cyber Scholars Program
Open for Incoming Fall 2023 Freshmen, Transfers and Current UMBC...
Deadline03/01/2023
Varies Sprint to the End Scholarship
This need-based scholarship is awarded to students in their final...
Deadline03/01/2023
Varies Gowda Scholarship Endowment
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to in-state students interested...
Deadline03/06/2023
Up to $8,000 annually for two years Transfer Scholars in IT and Engineering (T-SITE)
Thank you for your interest in the T-SITE Scholars Program in the Center...
Deadline03/15/2023
Varies The Stay Black and Gold Emergency Fund
The Stay Black and Gold Emergency Fund provides short-term financial...
Deadline05/16/2023
$3,000 - $12,000 Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars Program
Open for Incoming Fall 2023 Freshmen, Spring and Fall 2023 Transfer and...
Deadline08/15/2023
Varies UMBC Chess Scholarships
Chess-Player Scholar. These awards range from $1,000 to $15,000 for...
Deadline11/22/2023
Varies Alumni Scholarship
Thank you, #RetrieverNation. You’ve made us proud and now UMBC wants to...
Varies Alumni Scholarship
Thank you, #RetrieverNation. You’ve made us proud and now UMBC wants to...
Varies Bank of America Teachers Scholars Program
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC, who are committed to...
Varies CNMS Scholars Program
The CNMS Scholars Program at UMBC is a selective undergraduate...
Varies Maggie Geeter Hrabowski Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students coming to UMBC who have high...
Varies Pittman Family Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Departments of Economics...
Varies Victor P. Vitullo and John R. Mittino Memorial Fund
This fund supports undergraduate and graduate students, seminar...
Ended
Varies Donald J. Creighton Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry...
Ended
Varies Lisë K. Satterfield Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate chemistry students enrolled...
Ended
Varies Applied Molecular Biology Program Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to graduate students in the UMBC Applied...
Ended
Varies Brightside IRC Scholars
This scholarship is awarded to students interning in the Imaging...
Ended
Varies CAPS/Yager Endowment Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC majoring in the Visual...
Ended
$1,000 - $1,200 Clements Family Endowed Scholarship
This need and merit-based scholarship is awarded to undergraduate...
Ended
$1,500 - $2,500 Dr. Lynn Collins Memorial Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior...
Ended
Varies Francis J. Plogman Memorial Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Modern Languages and...
Ended
$400 - $450 George, Lela, and Bruce Warr Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students who have Parkinson’s disease or...
Ended
Varies Haud Collumi Scholarship Award
This scholarship is awarded to students who have played two consecutive...
Ended
Varies Jay Freyman Endowment Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students of the Honors College who are...
Ended
Varies Joseph D. Reese Memorial Prize
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate student in the...
Ended
Varies Joseph E. Bundy Memorial Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to junior or senior students majoring in...
Ended
Varies Joseph F. Mulligan Award in Physics
This research award is awarded to undergraduate and graduate student,...
Ended