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
$859 Bradley and Dawn Smith Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship was created by two UMBC alumni to provide support or...
Varies Brightside IRC Scholars
This scholarship is awarded to students interning in the Imaging...
Varies Bunting Family Foundation Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to student at UMBC. The Bunting Family...
Varies CAPS/Yager Endowment Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC majoring in the Visual...
$1,000 - $1,300 Carolyn Barnes Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to UMBC students, with...
$2,750 Carton Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman who are Maryland...
1,000.00 Cathy Hiebler '98 and Chip Hiebler Scholarship
This is a need-based scholarships for senior INDS students who are...
$1,000 - $1,200 Clements Family Endowed Scholarship
This need and merit-based scholarship is awarded to undergraduate...
$5,000 Constellation Energy Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving STEM and business...
Varies Dr. Albin O. Kuhn Scholarship Endowment
The Dr. Albin O. Kuhn Scholarship Endowment was established in August...
$1,500 - $2,500 Dr. Lynn Collins Memorial Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior...
$5,000 - $5,800 Dresher Family Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students coming to UMBC from Harford...
$1,000 to $4,000 Ellen Cook Nibali Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students with financial...
$670 Fajer-Smith Some One Cares (SOCS) Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students from either...
Varies France and Merrick Scholars Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students enrolled at UMBC,...
Varies Francis J. Plogman Memorial Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Modern Languages and...
$400 - $500 George, Lela, and Bruce Warr Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students who have Parkinson’s disease or...
$1,100 Georgia Bailey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students pursuing a...
$1,300 Jason A Smith '07 Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students who have matriculated from...
$650 Jennifer M. Baer Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to deserving sophomores at UMBC who have a...
Varies Jodi Robyn & David F. Mister - Charlotte W. Newcombe Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of this Fund shall be to provide need-based scholarships for...
$5,000 -$6,000 Luetkemeyer Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding McDonogh School graduate...
1,000.00 Lynne Schaefer Scholarship
This is a need-based scholarships for CWIT affiliates or scholars in...
$4,000 - $5,000 M&T Bank Scholar Fund
This scholarship is awarded to to low and moderate income UMBC students...
Varies M&T Foundation Student Award Endowment for the Erickson School of Aging
The M&T Foundation Student Award Endowment for the Erickson School of...
2,500 Make Your Mark Leadership Scholarship
The Make Your Mark Leadership Scholarship Fund will be established in...
$2,000 Marriott Scholars Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC who meet the Marriott...
$1100.00 Marron Family Scholarship for Advancement of Urban Economics and Geography
The purpose of this Fund shall be to provide scholarships for UMBC...
Varies Mary Ellen and Bernard O'Neill Family Endowment
This need-based scholarship is awarded to students majoring in economics...
varies Maryland Community College Faculty Scholarship
Maryland Community College faculty members, admitted into the College...
$4,000 McCormick & Company Scholarship
This general scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC. The McCormick &...
$1,300 Mildred Dean Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to UMBC students, with a preference for...
$500.00 Money Smart Week Attendance Scholarship
Scholarship applicants must be currently enrolled at UMBC in a graduate...
$1,000.00 Money Smart Week FA Department Scholarship
Scholarship applicants must be currently enrolled at UMBC in a graduate...
$1,000.00 Money Smart Week Reflection Scholarship
Scholarship applicants must be currently enrolled at UMBC in a graduate...
$1,000.00 Money Smart Week Scholarship (Social Media)
Scholarship applicants must be currently enrolled at UMBC in a graduate...
$3,100 Murray Cohen Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students whose family income is at or...
$2,200.00 Pauline A. Volz Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate computer science or...
$5,000 - $6,000 PNC Bank Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to students from Baltimore City...
$3,000 - $3,500 Potomac Photonics Endowment
This need-based scholarship is awarded to students in the College of...
Varies Richard and Roselyn Neville Memorial Fund
The purpose of the fund is to provide need-based scholarships for junior...
Varies Richard H. Hunt Memorial Fund
This scholarship is awarded to entering or current students who...
Varie$1,200 Robert W. Dietrich Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students who are members of UMBC’s Men’s...
Varies Rosalie Tydings Business and Professional Women's Scholarship Endowment Fund
The purpose of the fund is to provide need-based scholarships for junior...
$2,500 Sandra King Geest Endowed Scholarship
This need and merit-based scholarship is awarded to undergraduate...
$500 Scientific and Engineering Solutions Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC who are a resident of...
$1,000 Second Generation Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding undergraduate students who...
Varies Sprint to the End Scholarship
This need-based scholarship is awarded to students in their final...
Varies St. Ignatius Academy Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC who are graduates of St....
$3,000 - $4,000 Stanley L. Towne Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students at the University of Maryland,...