UMBC offers a range of general merit scholarships to in-state, out-of-state, undocumented, DACA, and international students. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $12,000. To qualify for general scholarship review, students must first be admitted to the University.
In addition to general merit scholarships, UMBC offers seven Scholars Programs based on academic interest. A separate application is required for these programs.
Information for Freshmen Merit Scholarships:
Current UMBC Scholars click here for more information.
Please note: No combination of UMBC awards/scholarships can exceed the cost of attendance for an academic year.
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Note on combining scholarships: Dollars earned on RaiseMe do not combine with Freshmen general merit scholarships; students will receive the award with the greatest value.