Accepting Your Transfer Merit Scholarship

UMBC Merit Scholarships are only offered to incoming first-year and transfer students.  Incoming Transfers must accept their offer by accepting the terms and conditions of their agreement no later than June 1st.

Please note:  If you have trouble accessing the agreement, please try viewing the form in a different browser.  “Refreshing” your window will invalidate the agreement page and may cause an error.

STEP 1:  If you have not already done so, please Upgrade your myUMBC Account. Please allow up to 24 hours after upgrading your account before proceeding to Step 2.

STEP 2:  Log in to your myUMBC account and access your Alerts.

STEP 3:  Under your Alerts, please view your Financial Aid and Scholarships To Dos.  Click on the link provided in the “Merit Scholarship Agreement” To Do.

STEP 4: Review the award offer, details, and terms and conditions.

STEP 5:  Indicate your response by selecting “accept” or “decline.” Sign/date the agreement.

STEP 6:  Before selecting “Submit” to send this form to our office, please print a copy for your reference.

STEP 7:  Once successfully submitted, a confirmation page will be displayed.


Please allow 2 business days for the “To-Do” alert to be removed from your account and for the scholarship to be listed as accepted in your financial aid package (you will not manually accept your scholarship through your aid package, this will be processed by our system in 2 business days once you have signed your agreement!).