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Towson University

Towson University awards a limited number of academic scholarships each year to transfer students. Students who wish to be considered for these scholarship opportunities are encouraged to submit required forms no later than December 1. 

For additional information on available academic scholarships please visit the Towson University Scholarship Seeker website at:
http://onestop.towson.edu/ss/

Molly Caitlin Counihan Endowed Scholarship (Towson Students only)
This endowed scholarship is awarded to a student entering the Towson University dual certification program in Elementary and Special Education at the Universities at Shady Grove. To qualify, student candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be transferring from Montgomery College to the USG/Towson Education program
  • Hold a 2.75 GPA or higher
  • Incoming Junior or Senior

Award: The minimum award is $800 annually.

University of Baltimore

Undergraduate Scholarships for Full-Time Students
All new incoming undergraduates will be automatically considered for merit- and need-based awards. A separate application is not required. Scholarship criteria can be found at http://www.ubalt.edu/template.cfm?page=351. To be considered for these scholarships, students must:

  • Apply for and be admitted to a degree seeking program and submit all required credentials (including transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges and universities) prior to the deadline dates of Jan. 1 for the spring semester and Aug. 1 for the fall semester
  • Register and maintain full-time continuous enrollment (a minimum of 12 credits per semester*)
  • Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.FAFSA.ed.gov by the above deadline dates.

*Students in weekend programs are considered full-time at 9 credits per semester.

Undergraduate Scholarships for Part-Time Students
Scholarships are available for part-time students who have a cross-cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must be continuously enrolled part time (6-11 credits) per semester and maintain a 3.25 UB GPA. This scholarship is good for eight semesters. Students must apply for this scholarship and submit the application to the Office of Financial Aid; consideration is not automatic.

Please visit www.ubalt.edu/scholarships to download the Undergraduate Scholarship Application and for more information regarding available scholarships for new and continuing UB students.

University Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
Apply directly to the Office of Disability Support Services -
AC 139. Minimum requirements: Maryland resident enrolled as either full- or part-time degree seeking student with GPA of at least 2.5. Requires verification of disability, statement of financial need (including FAFSA and UB institutional financial aid application) & 500 word essay on selected topic. Award covers two years of full-time or four years of part-time study at the undergraduate in-state tuition rate.

For additional information on available academic scholarships please visit the University of Baltimore Undergraduate Scholarship website at: http://www.ubalt.edu/template.cfm?page=3875

University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Nursing

School of Nursing

Financial Assistance is offered by the School of Nursing, the University of Maryland, Baltimore and external agencies. There are a wide variety of financial resources to assist you in meeting your educational goals and expenses. You may be eligible for both merit and need-based financial aid.

Specific funding sources

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Academic Achievement Award for Transfers (AAAT)
This scholarship is awarded to transfer students on the basis of academic
accomplishment. 

To qualify, student candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed 35 or more credits at the time of application
  • Submit an essay with their application for admission
  • Be either a full-time or part-time student

Award details are as follows:

  • Up to $2500 for each of two academic years

To be considered for this scholarship, students must submit an essay with their application for admission.  Please see the UMBC @ Shady Grove application for more information.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to transfer students on the basis of academic accomplishment and membership in the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

To qualify, student candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Submit proof of PTK membership
  • Submit an essay with their application for admission
  • Be either a full-time or part-time student

Award details are as follows:

  • Range from $2000 to $2500 per year for 2 academic years

To be considered for this scholarship, students must submit an essay with their application for admission.  Please see the UMBC @ Shady Grove application for more information.

University of Maryland, College Park

As a College Park student you are eligible for any of the University of Maryland College and Department scholarships. 

For additional scholarship information, including tips and resources please visit:  http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/Scholarships/

Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship
This scholarship fund offers full tuition for four consecutive semesters to
four outstanding transfer students.  The scholarship committee will review all applications and select ten finalists for interviews.

To qualify, student candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a new applicant for Fall semester or currently enrolled in Spring semester in any of the University of Maryland, College Park programs at Shady Grove
  • Be a resident of Maryland for tuition purposes (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)
  • Overall cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 for all college work attempted
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student (12 credits per semester)
  • Completion for 56 credits or an Associates degree from a Maryland community college

Award details are as follows:

  • Full tuition for four consecutive semesters

For additional information please go to: http://www.uga.umd.edu/admissions/finaid/scholarshiptransfer.asp

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Marriott Scholarship (Hotel and Restaurant Management Students Only)
Due to generous funding from the Marriott Foundation, UMES is able to offer scholarships to students who are Hospitality and Restaurant Management majors.

To qualify, student candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a US citizen or Permanent Resident of the US
  • Show Financial Need
  • A transfer GPA of 2.5 and
  • Complete the Application Form and Personal Statement. (Available from the UMES HRM Program Director)

Award: Up to $1500 annually; as long as the student maintains a 2.5 or above GPA.

NOVA Transfer Student's Tuition Assistance/Scholarship
Effective Fall 09
: All qualified Hotel and Restaurant Management or Construction Management Technology students transferring from NOVA to UMES and attending the program at The Universities at Shady Grove.

Objective: Provide tuition assistance, by way of a scholarship, to transfer students from NOVA in an amount to nearly equalize tuition dollars to those paid by Maryland State residents.

Scholarship Requirements

  • The NOVA student must have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or above;
  • Be a US citizen or legal resident;
  • Meet all other transfer student requirements;
  • Be a full-time student earning a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester during Fall and Spring semesters (NOTE: a student taking credits during a summer session will not receive scholarship assistance);
  • Enrollment must be continuous, and
  • Each semester, the HRM, or CMT department will determine if assistance will continue to be provided after a review to ensure the student is maintaining the requirements as established.

See your Program Director for more information and procedures.

University of Maryland University College

Completion Scholarship Program

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers this transfer scholarship to outstanding graduates of participating Maryland community colleges.

To qualify, student candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA on all coursework attempted.
  • An associate's degree earned from one of Maryland's 16 community colleges.
  • Submission of the UMUC online admission application and scholarship application.
  • Applicants cannot receive tuition remissioin from the University System of Maryland. 
  • 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. 
  • Applicants must be pursuing a first bachelor's degree. 
  • Is a U.S citizen or permanent resident non-citizen.
  • Is a Maryland resident or active duty military.

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

How the scholarship works:

Graduates from any Maryland community college may transfer up to 70 credits from their associate's degree to UMUC. The UMUC Completion Scholarship can be applied to up to 60 credits of undergraduate study at UMUC, reducing the cost per credit to just $199.

  • Part-time students must enroll for a minimum of 6 credits in each fall and spring term and earn a total of 15 credits per academic year. Part-time recipients will be awareded $555 each fall and spring term, up to a total of $4,440 for a total of 60 credits or 4 years. 
  • Full-time students must enroll for a minimum of 12 credits in each fall and spring term and earn a total of 30 credits per academic year. Full-time recipients will be awareded $1,110 each fall and spring term, up to a total of $4,440 for a total of 60 credits or 2 years. 
  • Summer Students (part-or full-time) who wish to take additional courses during the summer term to complete their program faster or even out their course load, must still enroll for the minimum number of credits in each fall and spring term and complete their program within the specified number of years.

For more information on applying for this scholarship go to: www.umuc.edu/complete.

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