Transfer Scholars in IT and Engineering (T-SITE)

Thank you for your interest in the T-SITE Scholars Program in the Center for Women in Technology at UMBC. This is a National Science Foundation-sponsored scholarship program for students majoring in chemical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, information systems, or mechanical engineering with a cumulative transfer GPA of 3.0 or higher. You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to be eligible. You also must be a transfer student from a Maryland community college entering UMBC for the Fall 2024 semester or a student who transferred from a Maryland community college in the Spring of 2024. You must be enrolled for full-time study at the UMBC main campus throughout your time in the T-SITE program.

Applicants must:
1. Complete the UMBC Admissions application and T-SITE application by March 1, 2024.
2. Have a letter of recommendation from a STEM faculty member in their UMBC Common Application OR email directly to Tuesday Barnes (

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Up to $8,000 annually for two years
Supplemental Questions
  1. T-SITE Background Information
    • Citizenship (proof should be available if requested)
    • Community college credits completed as of the end of the Fall semester 2021
    • Cumulative GPA
    • How did you find out about the T-SITE scholars program? (check all that apply)
    • Were you part of a STEM scholars program or STEM community at your community college? (If yes, please specify the name of the program.)
  2. Describe your short- and long-term academic goals, as well as your short- and long-term career goals.
  3. Discuss your experiences with and/or commitment to ensuring that technology workplaces are diverse, equitable, and inclusive.
  4. Why are you interested in the T-SITE Scholars program within the Center for Women in Technology and what makes you a good fit for this program?
  5. A letter of recommendation is required from a STEM faculty member (science, computing/IT, engineering, or math) at your community college. If you transferred to UMBC in Spring 2024, you can either provide a letter from a faculty member at your former community college or UMBC. Provide this person's name and email address below.
  6. Please check to indicate that you have completed each step of the UMBC Admissions, Financial Aid, and T-SITE Scholarship Application process:
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