2023|24 University of Maryland - Baltimore County Premier Scholarship Programs (US Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 
Bachelor’s

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 15th of January, 2023.

Scholarship Summary: 
The UMBC’s Premier Scholars Program help domestic freshmen students define their future through innovative approaches to study. These competitive programs combine financial awards with special opportunities for advanced research, unique seminars, directed internships, study abroad and more

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
The eligibility criteria for the various Scholars Programs differ and you can find more information on them by visiting the scholarship link below.

Value of Scholarship: 
The UMBC’s Premier Scholarships are valued as follows;
i. Centre for Women in Technology Scholars Program: $15,000/year for in-state students and $22,000/year for out-of-state students
ii. Cyber Scholars Program: $5,000 - $15,000 per year
iii. Humanities Scholars Program 
iv. Linehan Artist Scholars Program
v. Meyerhoff Scholars Program: $5,000 – $15,000/year for in-state students and $10,000 – $22,000/year for out-of-state students 
vi. Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars Program
vii. Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program: In-state students receive scholarships of $5,000, $10,000 or $15,000 per year. Out-of-state students receive scholarships of $10,000, $15,000 or $22,000 per year.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. November 1, 2022: Scholars are strongly encouraged to complete their undergraduate admissions package before November 1, UMBC early action admissions deadline. This includes submission of your Common Application, high school transcript, and standardized test score results.
ii. January 15, 2023: Complete the Scholarship application for a Premier Scholarship by this deadline; Applying to a scholars program will require that you have your UMBC Campus ID. Your Campus ID will be sent approximately five to seven business days after you have submitted your Common Application to UMBC. 
iii. Late January/Early February 2023: Finalists are invited to interview for the program on Virtual Scholar Selection Day.
iv. Late March 2023: Selected students are invited to join a Premier Scholars Program

Scholarship Website: 
Find more information on this scholarship opportunity at the UMBC Premier Scholarship Page.