Fall 2024 University of Maryland – College Park Freshman Merit Scholarships (US Based)


Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 1st of November, 2023

Scholarship Summary: 
UMD is offering freshmen merit scholarships to incoming domestic freshmen in recognition of their academic accomplishments in their previous studies.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
There are no set criteria but recipients are typically identified through evaluation of admission application materials including academic achievement, extracurricular activities, awards, honors, and an essay.

Value of Scholarship: 
The UMD Freshman Merit Scholarships are valued as follows;
i. President’s Scholarship
The President’s Scholarship provides four-year awards ranging from $2,000 to $12,500 per year. Both in-state and out-of-state applicants are eligible to receive the President’s Scholarship.
ii. Dean’s Scholarship
The Dean’s Scholarship offers annual merit awards of $1,500 for freshman year or $4,500 per year for both freshman and sophomore years. The Dean’s Scholarship is not renewable, and only in-state applicants are eligible. Roughly 400 new recipients of the Dean’s Scholarship are welcomed to the incoming class each fall.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. Complete an application for admission into UMD for undergraduate study by November 1st 
ii. Selected students will be notified of their award by April 1.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the University of Maryland Freshman Scholarship Page.