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Scholarships

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County offers a variety of merit, athletic and need-based scholarships to new and current students.

Merit scholarships awarded are available to incoming freshman and incoming community college transfer students and are based on academic achievement or a combination of academics and a special talent.  Other scholarships are based on the athletic ability and/or financial need of an applicant.

In addition, UMBC provides the Scholarship Retriever Database which lists hundreds of internal and external scholarships available to new and current students. Each scholarship has its own criteria, application and additional requirements. Make sure you read the applications carefully, fill them out completely, and meet the application deadlines.

Merit Scholarship offers for Fall 2018 Incoming Freshmen will be sent in a separate USPS mailing to all eligible admitted students in early Winter 2018.