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UMBC offers a variety of scholarship opportunities. Merit scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement or a combination of academics and a special talent. Other scholarships are based on athletic ability or financial need.

Most UMBC merit scholarships are available to incoming freshman and incoming community college transfer students; however, we have developed our Scholarship Retriever Database which has hundreds of scholarship opportunities available to new and current students. Each scholarship has its own requirements. Make sure you read the applications carefully, fill them out completely, and meet the application deadlines.