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 Gowda Scholarship Endowment
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to in-state students interested...
Deadline06/30/2024
$1,000 - $1,600 Paula O. Ashby Scholarship
The Paula O. Ashby Scholarship is available to one student who is...
Deadline06/30/2024
$250.00 PBHL COM Scholarship
The Public Health Council of Majors’ (PBHL COM) Scholarship was...
Deadline06/30/2024
$600.00 The Barbara E. Burkman Public Health Scholarship Endowment Fund
This fellowship is awarded to students majoring in Health Administration...
Deadline06/30/2024
$500.00 The Barbara E. Burkman Public Health Scholarship Endowment Fund
This fellowship is awarded to students majoring in the Public Health...
Deadline06/30/2024
Varies AARP - Erickson School Scholarship
The AARP-Erickson School Scholarship is available to community college...
Deadline07/15/2024
Varies Anthony J. Mullen Endowed Scholarship
The Anthony “Tony” J. Mullen Scholarship was established by the National...
Deadline07/15/2024
Varies Dr. Albin O. Kuhn Scholarship Endowment
The Dr. Albin O. Kuhn Scholarship Endowment was established in August...
Deadline07/15/2024
Varies Erickson School Graduate Fellowship Fund
The Erickson School of Aging Studies prepares the next generation of...
Deadline07/15/2024
Varies Erickson School Undergraduate Student Scholarship
The Erickson School of Aging Studies prepares the next generation of...
Deadline07/15/2024
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...
Deadline07/15/2024
$1,000 UIA STARS Program
As a member of the University Innovation Alliance (UIA), UMBC is...
Deadline07/15/2024
Varies William Colson Scholarship Fund
The William Colson Scholarship Fund was established as a quasi-endowment...
Deadline07/15/2024
$0.00 Book Stipend Scholarship (French)
This scholarship is designed to cover the cost of the “Portails”...
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 Community Leadership MPS Needs-Based Scholarship
Newly admitted students for fall in the Community Leadership Master’s of...
Deadline08/16/2024
varies Maryland Community College Faculty Scholarship
Maryland Community College faculty members, admitted into the College...
Deadline08/16/2024
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
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
$500.00 The Barbara E. Burkman Public Health Scholarship Endowment Fund
This fellowship is awarded to students majoring in Health Administration...
Deadline05/30/2025
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