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University of Maryland-College Park

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College Park, MD

University Website:  www.umd.edu
Apply Online:  www.admissions.umd.edu/apply/

Coordinates: 38°59′15.0″N 76°56′24.0″W / 38.987500°N 76.940000°W / 38.987500; -76.940000

The University of Maryland, College Park (often referred to as The University of Maryland, UM, UMD, UMCP, or Maryland) is a public research university located in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C. Founded in 1856, the University of Maryland is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland. It is considered a Public Ivy institution. With a fall 2010 enrollment of more than 37,000 students, over 100 undergraduate majors and 120 graduate programs, Maryland is the largest university in the state and the largest in the Washington Metropolitan Area. It is a member of the Association of American Universities and a founding member of the Atlantic Coast Conference athletic league.

The University of Maryland's proximity to the nation's capital has resulted in strong research partnerships with the Federal government. Many members of the faculty receive research funding and institutional support from agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Department of Homeland Security.

The operating budget of the University of Maryland, College Park, in fiscal year 2009 was projected to be approximately US$1.531 billion. For the same fiscal year, the University of Maryland received a total of $518 million in research funding, surpassing its 2008 mark by $117 million. As of May 11, 2012, the university's "Great Expectations" campaign had exceeded $950 million in private donations.

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University of Maryland-College Park College Scholarships

name award deadline

Helen A. Tegnell Memorial Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park - College of Information Studies

Up to $16,000 Varies See Details

Helen A. Tegnell Memorial Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park - College of Information Studies

award

Up to $16,000

deadline

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Jeffrey and Lily Chen Undergraduate Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park - College of CMPS

$10,000 Varies See Details

Jeffrey and Lily Chen Undergraduate Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park - College of CMPS

award

$10,000

deadline

Varies
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ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship

American Chemical Society

$10,000 Varies See Details

ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship

American Chemical Society

award

$10,000

deadline

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Banneker/Key Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park

$8,000 Varies See Details

Banneker/Key Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park

award

$8,000

deadline

Varies
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Heyward G. Hill Memorial Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park - College of Arts and Humanities

Up to $5,000 Varies See Details

Heyward G. Hill Memorial Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park - College of Arts and Humanities

award

Up to $5,000

deadline

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President's Scholarship - University of Maryland

University of Maryland, College Park

Up to $12,500 Varies See Details

President's Scholarship - University of Maryland

University of Maryland, College Park

award

Up to $12,500

deadline

Varies
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Noyes Library Association Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park - College of Information Studies

$2,000 Varies See Details

Noyes Library Association Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park - College of Information Studies

award

$2,000

deadline

Varies
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Higginbotham Award

University of Maryland, College Park - College of CMPS

$2,000 Varies See Details

Higginbotham Award

University of Maryland, College Park - College of CMPS

award

$2,000

deadline

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The Dean’s Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park

Up to $4,500 Varies See Details

The Dean’s Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park

award

Up to $4,500

deadline

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Kim A. Borsavage and Pamela J. Stone Student Award

University of Maryland, College Park - School of Engineering

$1,000 Varies See Details

Kim A. Borsavage and Pamela J. Stone Student Award

University of Maryland, College Park - School of Engineering

award

$1,000

deadline

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