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 Mechanical Engineering S-STEM Scholarship
The Mechanical Engineering Department is pleased to announce an exciting and unique opportunity for undergraduate students. The Department was...
The Mechanical Engineering Department is pleased to announce an exciting...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
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: 05/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/28/2021
Varies Jane and Robert Shedd Award
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC who are majoring in Ancient Studies to support their participation in archaeological excavations or...
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC who are majoring in...
  • Deadline: 05/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/28/2021
Varies Sherwin Family Fund
This award shall be used to help pay expenses for Ancient Studies majors at UMBC to participate in archaeological excavations and study travel...
This award shall be used to help pay expenses for Ancient Studies majors...
  • Deadline: 05/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/28/2021
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: 05/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2021
Varies Lisë K. Satterfield Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate chemistry students enrolled at UMBC. The Lisë K. Satterfield Scholarship Endowment was established in...
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate chemistry students enrolled...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2021
$1,000.00 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: 06/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/01/2021
2,500 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: 06/01/2021
  • Award: 2,500
Deadline06/01/2021
1,000 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: 06/01/2021
  • Award: 1,000
Deadline06/01/2021
7,000 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: 06/01/2021
  • Award: 7,000
Deadline06/01/2021
$500 - $2,000 Erickson School Undergraduate Student Scholarship
Must be a declared Management of Aging Services major or minor with at least a 3.0 GPA to qualify.
Must be a declared Management of Aging Services major or minor with at...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: $500 - $2,000
Deadline06/01/2021
1,000 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: 06/01/2021
  • Award: 1,000
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies Janice Lumpkin Scholarship
This scholarship or student lectureship is awarded to Chemical Engineering students at UMBC. The Janice Lumpkin Scholarship was established in...
This scholarship or student lectureship is awarded to Chemical...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies John B. Schwartz Scholarship
Full-time UMBC student. Information Systems or Business Technology Administration Major Graduating Senior
Full-time UMBC student. Information Systems or Business Technology...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies Mercedes-Benz USA Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate student majoring in Mechanical Engineering or involved with the UMBC Chapter of Society of Automotive...
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate student majoring in...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies Rite Aid Scholars Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the computer science field at UMBC. The Rite Aid Scholars Fund was established in April 1996 by the Rite...
This scholarship is awarded to students in the computer science field at...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
1,000 The Legg Mason Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Information Technology Program of the Information Systems/Computer Sciences Department at UMBC. The...
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Information Technology...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: 1,000
Deadline06/01/2021
Varies Verizon Scholars Program
This scholarship is awarded to talented high school graduates pursuing degrees in Information Systems, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering at...
This scholarship is awarded to talented high school graduates pursuing...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
$200.00 Vijay Jose Scholarship
Vijay Jose Scholarship is provided to support IS or BTA junior or seniors who have been impacted by UMBC campus activities. The student must: *Be a...
Vijay Jose Scholarship is provided to support IS or BTA junior or...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: $200.00
Deadline06/01/2021
$500 - $750 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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $500 - $750
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
$2,500 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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
$500 - $3,000 BB&T Scholarship
Designated for an Economics major currently in his or her junior year with an outstanding scholastic record.
Designated for an Economics major currently in his or her junior year...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $500 - $3,000
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
$1,000.00 Bolton Family Scholarship Endowment
The Bolton Family Scholarship was established in 2018 to honor Elinora Bolton, who at age 52, and after raising a family of 10, earned a BA as a...
The Bolton Family Scholarship was established in 2018 to honor Elinora...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/15/2021
$750 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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $750
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
$1,000 - $1,200 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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000 - $1,200
Deadline06/15/2021
$1,500 Carton Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman who are Maryland residents with a declared major in the areas of visual and performing arts. The...
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman who are Maryland...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline06/15/2021
$1,000 Childhood Literacy Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are committed to supporting the literacy development of children in the early grades. The...
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are committed...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline06/15/2021
$1,000 - $1,200 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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000 - $1,200
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
$1,500 - $2,500 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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $1,500 - $2,500
Deadline06/15/2021
5,000 - 5,800 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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: 5,000 - 5,800
Deadline06/15/2021
$5,000 Endowed Scholarship Fund for Excellence in Economics and Finance
This merit and need based scholarship is awarded to students interested in pursuing careers in the finance industry. The Endowed Scholarship Fund...
This merit and need based scholarship is awarded to students interested...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline06/15/2021
$500 - $2,000 Erickson School Graduate Fellowship Fund
Must be in the M.A. in Management of Aging Services with at least a 3.0 GPA to qualify
Must be in the M.A. in Management of Aging Services with at least a 3.0...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $500 - $2,000
Deadline06/15/2021
$640 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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $640
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021
$400 - $450 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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $400 - $450
Deadline06/15/2021
$950 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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $950
Deadline06/15/2021
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: 06/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/15/2021