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 Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students entering their...
Deadline05/30/2022
1,000.00 Alumni Legacy Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students entering their...
Deadline05/30/2022
Varies Gary G. Rupert Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to students who major in the Department of...
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Betty L., Harold T., and William G. Sinnigen Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to students of Latino or...
Deadline06/01/2022
Varies Community Leadership MPS Needs-Based Scholarship
Newly admitted students for fall in the Community Leadership Master’s of...
Deadline06/01/2022
$2,500 Arthur T. Johnson Transfer Student(s) Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded to a student who has transferred from another...
Deadline06/10/2022
$1,000.00 Paula O. Ashby Scholarship
The Paula O. Ashby Scholarship is available to one student who is...
Deadline06/15/2022
$2,500.00 Carton Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman who are Maryland...
Deadline06/17/2022
$3,000 - $12,000 Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars Program
Open for Incoming Fall 2022 Freshmen, Spring and Fall 2022 Transfer and...
Deadline08/15/2022
varies Maryland Community College Faculty Scholarship
Maryland Community College faculty members, admitted into the College...
Deadline09/09/2022
Varies UMBC Chess Scholarships
Chess-Player Scholar. These awards range from $1,000 to $15,000 for...
Deadline11/20/2022
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 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 Thomas V. Marsho and Martin Schwartz Memorial Fund
This fund supports undergraduate and graduate students, seminar...
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
$750 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 CAPS/Yager Endowment Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC majoring in the Visual...
Ended
$1,000 - $1,200 Carolyn Barnes Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to UMBC students, with...
Ended
$1,000 - $1,200 Clements Family Endowed Scholarship
This need and merit-based scholarship is awarded to undergraduate...
Ended
$4,000 - $5,000 Constellation Energy Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving STEM and business...
Ended
Varies Dr. Albin O. Kuhn Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the Erickson...
Ended
Varies Dr. Bimal and Mrs. Suchandra Sinha Endowment for Excellence
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students...
Ended
Varies Dr. Johann H. Eltermann Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students with a...
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
Varies Freeman A. Hrabowski President's Advisory Council Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Math...
Ended
$400 - $450 George, Lela, and Bruce Warr Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students who have Parkinson’s disease or...
Ended
$950 Georgia Bailey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students pursuing a...
Ended
Varies Gerald J. Goldman Memorial
This scholarship is awarded to entering or current students majoring in...
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
$680 Jennifer M. Baer Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to deserving sophomores at UMBC who have a...
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 Luetkemeyer Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding McDonogh School graduate...
Ended
$4,000 - $5,000 M&T Bank Scholar Fund
This scholarship is awarded to to low and moderate income UMBC students...
Ended
Varies M&T Foundation Student Award Endowment for the Erickson School of Aging
This scholarship is awarded to student in the Erickson School of Aging...
Ended
$1,800 Marriott Scholars Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC who meet the Marriott...
Ended
Varies Mary Ellen and Bernard O'Neill Family Endowment
This need-based scholarship is awarded to students majoring in economics...
Ended
Varies McCormick & Company Scholarship
This general scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC. The McCormick &...
Ended
Varies Michele P. Hayes Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to junior students majoring in Mathematics...
Ended
Varies Mildred Dean Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to UMBC students, with a preference for...
Ended