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New Scholarship Opportunities

Teacher Education Scholarship Program

Application due November 30, 2018
The UMBC Education Department offers scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, and TESOL programs. All students currently enrolled are eligible to apply. Click here to download Application

Strong Scholars Program Phase II Interns

Application due November 30, 2018
The Hattie M. Strong Foundation offers scholarships to undergraduate students who have exhibited outstanding successes and enthusiasm in field experiences prior to the final year of their program or to graduate students whose life experiences prior to enrollment reveal the same strengths. Two $5,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to UMBC teacher candidates entering PHASE II of internship. Qualifying applicants must have a FAFSA on file, demonstrate financial need, and have GPAs above 3.0. Click here to download Application

Scholarship for UMBC Alumni Entering MAT of Accelerated BA/MAT in Fall 2019

If you are a UMBC alumni entering the MAT or BA/MAT program in Fall 2018, you qualify for a tuition scholarship provided by the UMBC Graduate School. All alumni should apply.

What? A one-time $1000 tuition scholarship (Fall 2018 only extended to Fall 2019)

Who is eligible?  All new graduate students enrolling in all UMBC master’s and certificate programs, Fall 18 only.

What else? The UMBC Graduate School is also waiving the application fee for UMBC alumni. The code is RetrieverNation and applicants need to enter it into the special population code area on page one of the online application.

This scholarship is only for new graduate students who:

  1. are/will be admitted for Fall semester
  2. hold a degree or will have a degree from UMBC before Fall 18. Previously admitted students to the Fall 18 semester qualify as well as any accelerated students admitted as graduate students for the Fall.

No refunds will be given to those alumni who already applied, but they can receive the scholarship.

Claim your future now by applying for this special support.

Here’s some basic info

Please contact Mike Suica ( in the UMBC Graduate School for more information.