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 Adam Yarmolinsky Fellowship Endowment
This fellowship is awarded to students pursuing a graduate degree in Policy Science at UMBC. The Adam Yarmolinsky Fellowship Endowment was...
This fellowship is awarded to students pursuing a graduate degree in...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies AEGON Scholars Program
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC who have demonstrated high academic performance as well as financial need. Preference shall be...
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC who have demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies AFCEA CMD Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are majoring in technical fields. Preference will be given to students majoring in computer...
This scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are majoring in...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Alice McDonnell Robinson Memorial Scholarship Fund in Theatre
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Theatre Department. The Alice McDonnell Robinson Memorial Scholarship Fund in Theatre was...
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Theatre Department. The...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarships is awarded to undergraduate students entering their junior or senior year at UMBC. The Alumni Endowed scholarship was established...
This scholarships is awarded to undergraduate students entering their...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Anita Maddox Jackson and Everett Jackson Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student at UMBC who is from the Eastern Shore of Maryland or Baltimore City and has demonstrated a...
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student at UMBC who is...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Anthony Alvarez Award for Outstanding Students in Engineering
This scholarship is awarded to junior or senior students majoring in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering and Information...
This scholarship is awarded to junior or senior students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Applied Molecular Biology Program Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to graduate students in the UMBC Applied Molecular Biology Program. The Applied Molecular Biology Program Endowment was...
This scholarship is awarded to graduate students in the UMBC Applied...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Arthur T. Johnson Transfer Student(s) Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Political Science and transferring from another college or university to pursue a...
This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Political Science...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Bank of America Teachers Scholars Program
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC, who are committed to teaching in urban area Maryland schools of high need for a minimum of two...
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC, who are committed to...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Barbara E. Burkman Health Administration and Policy Program Scholarship Endowment Fund
This fellowship is awarded to students majoring in Health Administration & Policy Program. The students will be selected by a committee based on...
This fellowship is awarded to students majoring in Health Administration...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Betty L., Harold T., and William G. Sinnigen Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to students of Latino or Hispanic ancestry or students who have demonstrated a commitment to the...
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to students of Latino or...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Bradley and Dawn Smith Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship was created by two UMBC alumni to provide support or UMBC undergraduate students. One (1) scholarship will be awarded to a...
This scholarship was created by two UMBC alumni to provide support or...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Brightside IRC Scholars
This scholarship is awarded to students interning in the Imaging Research Center at UMBC. The Brightside IRC Scholars fund was established in...
This scholarship is awarded to students interning in the Imaging...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Bunting Family Foundation Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to student at UMBC. The Bunting Family Foundation Scholarship Fund was established in June 2000 by the Bunting Family...
This scholarship is awarded to student at UMBC. The Bunting Family...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies CAPS/Yager Endowment Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC majoring in the Visual and Performing Arts with a concentration in Photography. The CAPS/Yager...
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC majoring in the Visual...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Carmi Family Scholarship Endowment
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the College of Engineering and Information Technology at UMBC. The annual...
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Carolyn Barnes Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to UMBC students, with preference given to students from Woodlawn High School in Maryland who demonstrate...
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to UMBC students, with...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Carton Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman with a declared major in the areas of visual and performing arts. The Carton Family Scholarship...
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman with a declared major...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Clarence E. Robinson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to support a housing scholarship for students at UMBC. The Clarence R. Robinson Jr. Memorial Scholarship was...
This scholarship is awarded to support a housing scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Clements Family Endowed Scholarship
This need and merit-based scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students at UMBC. The Clements Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2013.
This need and merit-based scholarship is awarded to undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Constellation Energy Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving STEM and business students. The Constellation Energy Scholarship Fund was established in November...
This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving STEM and business...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Danaher Endowment Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Engineering at UMBC. The Danaher Endowment Fund was established in May 1996 by the...
This scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Engineering at...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Darrel W. and Dorothy J. Anderson Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Theatre Department at UMBC with financial need. The Darrel W. and Dorothy J. Anderson Endowed...
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Theatre Department at...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies David T. and Jeannette Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to academically outstanding students majoring in Sociology at UMBC whose financial resources are limited. The David T....
This scholarship is awarded to academically outstanding students...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Diane Zdenek Classical Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to incoming students at UMBC who plan to major in Ancient Studies and who has demonstrated outstanding academic...
This scholarship is awarded to incoming students at UMBC who plan to...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Donald J. Creighton Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UMBC. The Donald J. Creighton Memorial Scholarship Fund...
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Donald N. Langenberg Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to talented Physics students enrolled at UMBC. The Donald N. Langenberg Scholarship Fund was established in January...
This scholarship is awarded to talented Physics students enrolled at...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Dottie Koh Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a female Engineering student who is entering their freshman year. The award will be given based on academic...
This scholarship is awarded to a female Engineering student who is...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Dr. Albin O. Kuhn Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the Erickson School at UMBC. The Dr. Albin O. Kuhn Scholarship Endowment was established...
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the Erickson...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Dr. Bimal and Mrs. Suchandra Sinha Endowment for Excellence
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students studying statistics who are excelling in classes. The Dr. Bimal and Mrs....
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Dr. Johann H. Eltermann Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students with a concentration in music or German. The Johann H. Eltermann Scholarship Fund was...
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students with a...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Dr. Lynn Collins Memorial Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior students majoring in computer science, math, or computer engineering and...
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Dresher Family Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students coming to UMBC from Harford County who have high academic achievement and broadly defined financial need....
This scholarship is awarded to students coming to UMBC from Harford...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Esperanza Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students of Latino or Hispanic ancestry and/or students who are committed to the advancement of minorities,...
This scholarship is awarded to students of Latino or Hispanic ancestry...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Fajer-Smith Some One Cares (SOCS) Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students from either Bowie High School (Prince Georges County, Maryland) or South River High...
This scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students from either...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies France and Merrick Scholars Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students enrolled at UMBC, based on merit and commitment to community service. The France and Merrick...
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students enrolled at UMBC,...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Francis J. Plogman Memorial Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Modern Languages and Linguistics at UMBC. The Francis J. Plogman Memorial Endowment was...
This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Modern Languages and...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Freeman A. Hrabowski President's Advisory Council Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Math at UMBC. The Freeman A. Hrabowski President’s Advisory Council Scholarship...
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Math...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Gary G. Rupert Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Emergency Health Services at UMBC. The Gary G. Rupert Scholarship Endowment was...
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Emergency...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies George, Lela, and Bruce Warr Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students who have Parkinson’s disease or have a family member with Parkinson’s Disease. If an eligible candidate...
This scholarship is awarded to students who have Parkinson’s disease or...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Georgia Bailey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students pursuing a pre-nursing curriculum with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0, with...
This scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students pursuing a...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Gerald J. Goldman Memorial
This scholarship is awarded to entering or current students majoring in economics at UMBC who demonstrates a need for financial assistance. The...
This scholarship is awarded to entering or current students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Gowda Scholarship Endowment
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to in-state students interested in pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, with preference given to residents...
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to in-state students interested...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Gregory Schwerdt Endowed Memorial Scholarship
This merit and need-based scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Engineering and Information Technology who have successfully...
This merit and need-based scholarship is awarded to students in the...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Gust W. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Social Work Program. The Gust W. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2015.
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Social Work Program. The...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Haud Collumi Scholarship Award
This scholarship is awarded to students who have played two consecutive years of men’s rugby at UMBC and who have a minimum GPA of 3.25. The Haud...
This scholarship is awarded to students who have played two consecutive...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Helen Kloetzel and Otto Musall Scholarship Quasi-Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Biological Sciences who plans to teach science in K-12 after graduation. The Helen...
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Biological...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Jacob Blaustein Public Affairs Scholars Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Public Affairs Scholars Program at UMBC. The Jacob Blaustein Public Affairs Scholars Fund was...
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Public Affairs Scholars...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Jacqueline C. Hrabowski Endowment Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate a commitment to improving the lives of at-risk youth through their academic endeavors and...
This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate a commitment to...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020