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 Samson, Rossetta A. and Sadie B. Feldman Family Award for Citizenship
This scholarship is awarded to students who have completed their junior...
Deadline02/26/2024
Varies Samuel I. Rosenberg Fund
This annual award will recognize a student at UMBC who has completed an...
Deadline02/26/2024
Varies Education Abroad Access Endowment from the Class of 1970
This fund provides scholarship support for degree-seeking students...
Deadline02/28/2024
$5,000 - $22,000 Cyber Scholars Program
Open for Incoming Fall 2024 Freshmen, Transfers and Current UMBC...
Deadline03/01/2024
$1,500.00 MLLI Summer Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is available to UMBC students accepted into the Summer...
Deadline03/01/2024
Up to $8,000 annually for two years Transfer Scholars in IT and Engineering (T-SITE)
Thank you for your interest in the T-SITE Scholars Program in the Center...
Deadline03/10/2024
Varies Gust W. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Social Work Program. The...
Deadline03/15/2024
Varies Rose Grabania Tice Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Social Work at the...
Deadline03/15/2024
Varies Shirley Bembry Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students in the Social Work Program who...
Deadline03/15/2024
Varies Susan Bernstein - Charlotte W. Newcombe Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship is awarded to students enrolled at UMBC who...
Deadline03/15/2024
Varies Tejal Khajuria Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students in the School of Social Work who...
Deadline03/15/2024
$2,475.00 The Eliseba K. Osore Scholarship Award
Social Work Student entering field in 2023-24 (junior level) interested...
Deadline03/15/2024
$1,500.00 Tina D'Angelo Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to returning students in the School of...
Deadline03/15/2024
Varies Gowda Scholarship Endowment
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to in-state students interested...
Deadline03/30/2024
Varies UMBC Summer Session Scholarship
NOTE: You MUST complete and submit the application found on the Summer...
Deadline04/26/2024
Varies SFS
UMBC is one of an elite number of schools participating the National...
Deadline05/01/2024
Varies The Stay Black and Gold Emergency Fund
The Stay Black and Gold Emergency Fund provides short-term financial...
Deadline05/17/2024
$1,600 Paula O. Ashby Scholarship
The Paula O. Ashby Scholarship is available to one student who is...
Deadline05/30/2024
$3,000 - $12,000 Sherman Teacher Scholars Program
Open for Incoming Fall 2024 Freshmen, Spring and Fall 2024 Transfer and...
Deadline08/15/2024
Varies 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 Jaromir Stephany Scholarship Endowment Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in the Visual and...
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 Gary G. Rupert Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to students who major in the Department of...
Ended
Varies Gerald J. Goldman Memorial
This scholarship is awarded to entering or current students majoring in...
Ended
Varies Maggie Geeter Hrabowski Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to students coming to UMBC who have high...
Ended
$5,000 Jacqueline C. Hrabowski Endowment Fund
This scholarship is awarded to full-time UMBC junior and senior students...
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 AEGON Scholars Program
This scholarship is awarded to students at UMBC who have demonstrated...
Varies Alumni Scholarship
Thank you, #RetrieverNation. You’ve made us proud and now UMBC wants to...
$1,300 Andes Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students entering their senior year. The...
$1,000 Anita Maddox Jackson and Everett Jackson Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student at UMBC who is...
Varies Anthony J. Mullen Endowed Scholarship
The Anthony “Tony” J. Mullen Scholarship was established by the National...
Varies Applied Molecular Biology Program Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to graduate students in the UMBC Applied...
$1,500-$3,000 Arthur T. Johnson Transfer Student(s) Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded to a student who has transferred from another...
Varies Betty L., Harold T., and William G. Sinnigen Scholarship
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to students of Latino or...