Housing Status

Scholars receiving more than $10,000 per year in a merit-based award may experience a reduction in award amount if they choose off-campus housing. Housing reviews are conducted each fall and spring semester and award adjustments are made prior to Add/Drop date.

Scholars Program Students: Several UMBC scholar programs require students accepted into their program to live on-campus on their Living Learning Community (LLC) dormitory floor. Students should refer to their scholarship agreement and/or contact their program director to confirm specific residency requirements.

Walker Avenue Apartment Residents:  Scholars residing in Walker Avenue Apartments are considered on-campus residents.

Study Abroad: Scholars are eligible to receive their full award amount if approved for a Study Abroad semester.

For additional information, scholars are encouraged to maintain a copy of their scholarship agreement to reference their award terms and conditions.