Accepting Your First-Year Student Merit Scholarship

UMBC Merit Scholarships are only offered to incoming first-year students and transfer students.  Incoming first-year students must accept their offer by accepting the terms and conditions of their agreement no later than May 01.

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.