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
$1,000.00 Paula O. Ashby Scholarship
The Paula O. Ashby Scholarship is available to one student who is pursuing a degree in the Allied Health program. Eligible students must have at...
The Paula O. Ashby Scholarship is available to one student who is...
  • Deadline: 06/22/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/22/2020
Varies Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarships is awarded to undergraduate students entering their senior year at UMBC. The Alumni Endowed scholarship was established in...
This scholarships is awarded to undergraduate students entering their...
  • Deadline: 06/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/28/2020
Varies Alumni Legacy Scholarship
This scholarships is awarded to undergraduate students who’s parents or grandparents attended UMBC. Please note, students attending UMBC on a full...
This scholarships is awarded to undergraduate students who’s parents or...
  • Deadline: 06/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/28/2020
$5,000 - $15,000 Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars Program
Open for Incoming Freshmen, Transfer and Current UMBC Students, and Master of Arts in Teaching candidates UMBC’s Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars...
Open for Incoming Freshmen, Transfer and Current UMBC Students, and...
  • Deadline: 08/14/2020
  • Award: $5,000 - $15,000
Deadline08/14/2020
Varies Alumni Scholarship
Thank you, #RetrieverNation. You’ve made us proud and now UMBC wants to celebrate its alumni with a $1,000 scholarship toward first semester...
Thank you, #RetrieverNation. You’ve made us proud and now UMBC wants to...
  • Deadline: 09/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/10/2020
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Louis L. Kaplan Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to deserving undergraduate students at UMBC who have achieved a minimum 3.0 grade point average, have junior or senior...
This scholarship is awarded to deserving undergraduate students at UMBC...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended