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
$0.00 Book Stipend Scholarship (French)
This scholarship is designed to cover the cost of the “Portails”...
Deadline08/01/2024
Varies Community Leadership MPS Needs-Based Scholarship
Newly admitted students for fall in the Community Leadership Master’s of...
Deadline08/01/2024
$3,000 - $12,000 Sherman Teacher Scholars Program
Open for Incoming Fall 2024 Freshmen, Spring and Fall 2024 Transfer and...
Deadline08/15/2024
varies Maryland Community College Faculty Scholarship
Maryland Community College faculty members, admitted into the College...
Deadline08/16/2024
$1,000.00 CETI Scholarship Program
The goal of the CETI scholarship program is to support 10 COEIT transfer...
Deadline08/28/2024
Varies Alumni Scholarship
Thank you, #RetrieverNation. You’ve made us proud and now UMBC wants to...
Deadline09/11/2024
Up to $500 per semester TLST Retriever Completer Scholarship
Deadline09/11/2024
Up to $750 per semester TLST Starter Scholarship
If accepted to UMBC’s TLST (applied biotechnology) program and enrolled...
Deadline09/11/2024
$ 2,500 - $5,000 CAHSS Dean's Education Abroad Scholarship
Recognizing the financial challenges some of our students face, the...
Deadline10/01/2024
Varies SFS
UMBC is one of an elite number of schools participating the National...
Deadline12/31/2024
1,000.00 Lucille Parkinson McCarthy Endowed Scholarship
This is a need and merit-based scholarship (minimum 3.0 GPA) for...
Deadline01/15/2025
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 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
Varies Judith A. Shinogle Memorial Fund
This scholarship is awarded to current doctoral students in the...
Ended
Varies Omicron Delta Epsilon Fund
This award will be used to recognize and reward excellence in Economics...
Ended
Varies Robert F. Steiner Fund
This graduate fellowship will be award to students in the UMBC/UMB joint...
Ended
Varies The Evelyn M. Barker Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate students who is...
Ended
Varies The UMBC EASAA Charles F. Peake Fund
This fund recognizes and rewards excellence in economics and...
Ended
Varies Unavailable
This scholarship is awarded to student athletes in the UMBC baseball...
Ended
Varies William E. Hathaway Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to students who are enrolled in prep classes...
Ended
Varies General Music Scholarship
Merit scholarship based on record of quality achievement, department...
Ended
Varies Mechanical Engineering S-STEM Scholarship
The Mechanical Engineering Department is pleased to announce an exciting...
Ended
Varies Gerald J. Goldman Memorial
This scholarship is awarded to entering or current students majoring in...
Ended
Varies The Jaromir Stephany Scholarship Endowment Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in the Visual and...
Ended
Varies Pittman Family Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Departments of Economics...
Ended
Varies Nick and Ola Ford Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student who...
Ended
Varies Richard K. Barksdale Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to talented students in the English...
Ended
Varies Maggie Geeter Hrabowski Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students coming to UMBC who have high...
Ended
Varies Samson, Rossetta A. and Sadie B. Feldman Family Award for Citizenship
This scholarship is awarded to students who have completed their junior...
Ended
Varies Samuel I. Rosenberg Fund
This annual award will recognize a student at UMBC who has completed an...
Ended
$1,300 Andes Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students entering their senior year. The...
Ended
$1,000 Anita Maddox Jackson and Everett Jackson Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student at UMBC who is...
Ended
Varies Applied Molecular Biology Program Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to graduate students in the UMBC Applied...
Ended
Varies Betty L., Harold T., and William G. Sinnigen Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to students of Latino or...
Ended
$859 Bradley and Dawn Smith Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship was created by two UMBC alumni to provide support or...
Ended
Varies Brightside IRC Scholars
This scholarship is awarded to students interning in the Imaging...
Ended
Varies Bunting Family Foundation Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to student at UMBC. The Bunting Family...
Ended
Varies CAPS/Yager Endowment Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC majoring in the Visual...
Ended
$1,000 - $1,300 Carolyn Barnes Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to UMBC students, with...
Ended
3,000 Carton Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman who are Maryland...
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
$5,000 - $5,800 Dresher Family Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students coming to UMBC from Harford...
Ended
$1,000 to $4,000 Ellen Cook Nibali Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students with financial...
Ended
$670 Fajer-Smith Some One Cares (SOCS) Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students from either...
Ended