Campus Resources

Some scholarship and awards links:

The Scholarship Retriever is provided to assist UMBC undergraduate students to identify scholarship resources.

Prestigious scholarships or fellowships are highly competitive, either nationally or internationally. They provide financial support and other  benefits to limited numbers of highly qualified candidates. 

Several scholarships and awards are available to students in Economics and Administrative Sciences

All current undergraduates who have conducted research, scholarship or creative work in the last year may apply to present their results at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD)

Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  (CASTL)

France & Merrick Scholarship Program: A merit scholarship opportunity for talented undergraduates who havedemonstrated potential for leadership in the area of community service and a strong academic record. Applications are due AFTER SPRING BREAK on Wednesday, April 4th by 5pm.  They can be emailed and/or dropped off to Lori Hardesty at The Shriver Center ( 

Study Abroad Scholarships

Scholars Programs at UMBC

UMBC is especially known for six named scholars programs - the Center for Women and Information Technology Scholars, Meyerhoff Scholars (science and engineering), Humanities Scholars, Linehan Artist Scholars, Sherman Teacher Education Scholars and Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars. 

The Center for Women and Information Technology

The Meyerhoff Program is open to all high-achieving high school seniors who have an interest in pursuing doctoral study in the sciences or engineering, and who are interested in the advancement of minorities in the sciences and related fields.

Humanities Scholars at UMBC study the great thinkers of the past and present in light of modern scientific discoveries, popular culture and current social issues.

Linehan Artist Scholars have opportunities to perform and exhibit in a range of venues - UMBC galleries, in resident ensembles and companies, with guest artists and in student productions.

Sherman Teacher Education Scholars 

The Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program provides generous four-year awards often covering the greater part of the cost of attendance at UMBC. Selected scholars will be offered scholarships ranging from $5000 to $22,000 annually.


The Shriver Center offers both internship and research opportunities.

Student research:

Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD) will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2012.

Undergraduate Research Awards offer up to $1500 to fund student research projects.