University of Maryland

Scholarships

College is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore who you are. Discover what you want to be. See how big the world really is. In the classroom and far beyond, Maryland students have countless opportunities to find their passion and their purpose. By supporting new and smarter facilities, scholarships, unforgettable study abroad programs and more, you have the power to transform the student experience.

Intercollegiate Athletics


The mission of Maryland Athletics is to educate, develop and serve student-athletes through a culture of academic and athletic excellence.

We strive to help our student-athletes serve as role models and leaders on and off campus, compete at the highest levels in every sport we offer and build a foundation for a successful life after intercollegiate athletics.


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Graduate Fellowships


Graduate students are critical to the University of Maryland’s continued ascent in reputation and rankings.


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The Clark Challenge for the Maryland Promise


The Clark Challenge for the Maryland Promise, the university’s largest need-based scholarship program, is your chance to invest in the most promising students from the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

With $50 million in matching funds from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation and the University of Maryland, you can double your gift’s impact and change the lives of future Terps.

The scholarship fund will provide need-based scholarships covering both financial costs and substantive programming for students, who will participate in programs and activities that will support their successful transition into higher education and through to graduation.

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Undergraduate Scholarships


Scholarships don’t just open doors. They break down walls.

Making college affordable is one of the greatest social challenges of our time. For thousands of students every year, the University of Maryland is the gateway to fulfilling careers and economic mobility. We are committed to attracting the most talented and diverse students to College Park, regardless of their ability to pay for a higher education. Your gift in support of scholarships has never been more important.


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Veteran Support


It’s a privilege at Maryland to give our military veterans the best possible opportunity to transition to civilian college life, gain an education and have a rewarding experience on campus.

Through the University of Maryland Veterans Initiative, we’re leading the way nationally in providing student—as well as staff, faculty and alumni—veterans with the resources and support they need to meet their academic and personal goals. Your gifts help fund scholarships, counseling, career advising, social events, mentoring and other programs that allow veterans at UMD to succeed.


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