UMUC Scholarship Eligibility

UMUC scholarships are available to students based on merit and/or financial need. Students who apply for financial aid will be prescreened for scholarship eligibility and, if eligible, will be notified via their To Do List in the MyUMUC Student Center. If selected, it is encouraged that scholarship application be submitted as soon as possible.

Note: Scholarship eligibility does not guarantee an award.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

  • Undergraduate Students:
    • Completed 15 credits
    • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Meet enrollment requirements during award period (6 semester credits)
  • Graduate Students:
    • Completed 9 credits
    • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Meet enrollment requirements during award period (6 semester credits)
Note: Employees of UMUC and their dependents, as well as persons, who receive remission of fees from other institutions, are not eligible to apply for UMUC institutional scholarships or UMUC institutional grants.

Students may also be eligible for Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) scholarships and grants.

Additional scholarship information can be located on the UMUC Scholarships Webpage.