Shady Grove Scholarship

UMUC offers transfer scholarships to outstanding graduates of Montgomery College. Recipients may be awarded $3,300/year for full-time study or $1,650/year for part-time study. Up to five scholarships will be awarded each academic year.

Which Colleges Participate?

Montgomery College

What Are the Application Criteria?

  • An associate's degree earned by the beginning of the semester that you wish to begin at UMUC.
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA from all completed college coursework.
  • Submission of the UMUC online admission application and scholarship application.
  • Applicants cannot receive tuition remission from the University System of Maryland.
  • Applicants must be pursuing a first bachelor's degree.

Please note: If you are receiving 100 percent employer tuition assistance or are a Golden ID student, you will not be eligible for the scholarship.

Transfer students who participated in dual enrollment before earning their associate’s degree are still eligible for the Shady Grove Scholarship

What Is the Application Deadline?

Applications for the upcoming semester will be accepted as long as funds remain available.

How Do I Apply?

  • Complete the online admission application through MyUMUC.
  • Complete the Shady Grove Scholarship application.
  • Send all official transcripts from previous colleges attended. Official transcripts are sealed transcripts sent by the institution.
  • Submit the scholarship application and official transcripts to:

College and University Partnerships
Attn: Scholarship Coordinator
University of Maryland University College
6865 Deerpath Road
Elkridge, MD 21075

A complete packet includes the Shady Grove Scholarship application and official copies of transcripts from previous colleges attended. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

When Am I Notified of the Scholarship Award Decision?

Scholarship applicants will be notified of the award decision via e-mail before the start of the fall semester for which they have applied.

Please note: Half of the award will post to the student's account 10 days prior to the start of the last registered class for the fall semester. The remaining half will be posted to the student's account 10 days prior to the spring semester. Students registered for Term II or mid-fall/spring classes will have their awards posted 10 days before the start of class.

Is the Scholarship Renewable?

Yes. Full-time recipients may renew their awards for one year and part-time recipients may renew their awards for three years. The scholarship is automatically renewed if the scholarship guidelines and criteria are met.

  • Recipients must maintain 3.0 GPA.
  • Full-time recipients must enroll in at least 12 UMUC credit hours each fall and spring semester, and earn at least 30 credit hours per academic year.
  • Part-time recipients must enroll in at least 6 UMUC credit hours each fall and spring semester, and earn at least 15 credit hours per academic year.

Awards will post to a student's account 10 days before the start of the last registered class for the semester. Students do NOT need to submit a scholarship application for renewal.

Who Do I Contact for Additional Information?

College and University Partnerships
University of Maryland University College
6865 Deerpath Road
Elkridge, MD 21075

E-mail: ccsp@umuc.edu
Office Phone: 443-459-3514

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