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University of Maryland-College Park

College Park, MD
University Website: www.umd.edu
Apply Online: www.uga.umd.edu/admissions/apply/default.asp
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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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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $24,337.00 avg tuition


College Park, MD 20742
(301) 405-1000

Apply online Admissions:
www.uga.umd.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.financialaid.umd.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Maryland

Name Amount Deadline
Banneker/Key Scholarship $8,000 Varies
School of Architecture Alumni Scholarship - University of Maryland Varies Varies
School of Architecture Faculty/Staff Scholarship - UMD, College Park Varies Varies
Jack Smith Scholarship Varies Varies
Leonard Dressel, Jr. Scholarship Fund Varies Varies
Grim and Parker Scholarship Varies Varies
Michael Scott DeFrance Travel Award for Summer Study Abroad Varies Varies
John Hill Scholarship Varies Varies
KCF/SHG Endowment in Architecture Varies Varies
Lily Kibel Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Laurence P. Sangston Architectural Scholarship Varies Varies
Herbert Edwards Rycroft II Memorial Fund Varies Varies
Frederick Douglass Scholarship (formerly Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship) Varies Varies
President's Scholarship - University of Maryland Up to $12,500 Varies
Redfield W. Allen Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert L. Anderson Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
John Anderson Scholarship Varies Varies
Alvin L. Aubinoe Student Aid Program Fund Up to $500 Varies
Eugene F. Baldi Scholarship Varies Varies
Russell Barch Memorial Endowment Award Varies Varies
Bechtel Fellowship Varies Varies
Robert Beckmann Scholarship Varies Varies
Donald W. Belles Scholarship Varies Varies
David Arthur Berman Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Marilyn R. Berman Fund for Undergraduate Females Varies Varies
Dinah Berman Memorial Fund Varies Varies
Donald T. Bonney Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Kim A. Borsavage and Pamela J. Stone Student Award $1,000 Varies
Sarah B. Bryan Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Cerberus Technologies, Inc. Regents Fellowship Varies Varies
Corvette Club of America Student Award Varies Varies
Thomas and Barbara Crane Scholarship Varies Varies
Leonard De Guilian Scholarship Varies Varies
Jean M. and Everett L. Dillard Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Charles R. Dodson Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Dollenberg Family Scholarship Varies Varies
Ben Dyer Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Nariman Farvardin Scholarship Varies Varies
Federline, Inc. Student Award Varies Varies
Fischell Fellowship in Biomedical Engineering Varies Varies
David W. Fitzgibbons Award Varies Varies
Fourney Scholarship Varies Varies
Lottie J. Fradkin Memorial Award Varies Varies
Fritkin Engineering Centennial Endowment Varies Varies
James O. Grendahl Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Sujon Guha Memorial Fund Varies Varies
Evelyn K. Chou Hao Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. Regents Fellowship Varies Varies
Professor Conrad P. Heins, Jr. Scholarship in Structural Engineering Varies Varies
Gustave J. Hokenson Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
Charles A. Irish, Sr. Scholarship Varies Varies
George R. Irwin Centennial Research Award Varies Varies
Kemper Insurance Companies Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Dellburt A. Kidwell, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Dr. Jeong H. Kim Scholarship Varies Varies
George M. King Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
C. Raymond Knight/ARINC Scholarship Varies Varies
Arnold A. Korab Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Perry Laudenslager Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Thomas and Christine Li Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Litton Industries Graduate Fellowship in Engineering Education Varies Varies
Arsen Mardirossian Scholarship Varies Varies
Mehdi Hirsa Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Miller and Long Company of Maryland Scholarship Varies Varies
John F. Miller, III Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert L. Morris Endowment for Environmental Leadership Fellowship Varies Varies
Tow H. Moy Civil Engineering Scholarship Varies Varies
Michael P. Murad President's Scholarship Varies Varies
Victor G. Rinker Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert Rivello Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
RJA Group Recruiting Scholarship Varies Varies
Joseph A. Sciulli Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Jan and Anneke Sengers Fellowship Varies Varies
Charles A. and Elsie S. Shreeve Scholarship Varies Varies
David Simons Endowment Scholarship Varies Varies
J. Slater Davidson, Jr. and Louise Davidson Cross Scholarship Varies Varies
Leslie A. Smith Prince George's Chamber of Commerce Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
Ted and Janice Smith Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Raymond T. Tate Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Tau Beta Pi, C. Norman Eckert Memorial Award Varies Varies
David Andrew Tretter Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Wabtec Railway Electronics Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Dan Waldo Scholarship Varies Varies
Miss Willie M. Webb Reliability Engineering Fellowship Varies Varies
Whiting-Turner Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
County Engineers Association of Maryland Roger H. Willard Scholarship Varies Varies
Seymour and Faye Wolf Endowed Scholarship in Bioengineering Varies Varies
Stanley Zupnik Fellowship Varies Varies
William and Sondra Bechhoefer Travel Scholarship Varies Varies
Margaret Cook Fellowship Varies Varies
Leonard and Betty Crewe Endowment for Historic Preservation Varies Varies
David P. Fogle Travel Fund Varies Varies
Grimm and Parker Endowment Varies Varies
John W. Hill Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Jack Smith Kerxton Memorial Fund Varies Varies
Lili Kibel Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Alexander and Cleaver Fellowship Award Varies Varies
Captain William P. Cole III Peace Fellowship Varies Varies
Green Scholarship - University of Maryland, College Park Public Policy Varies Varies
Willard Hackerman Endowed Public Policy Graduate Assistantship Varies Varies
Steny and Judy Hoyer Fellowship Varies Varies
Blair Lee Fellowship Varies Varies
Jerry C. Lindh Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Ellis E. Meredith Fellowship Varies Varies
Robert L. Mitchell Leadership Fellowship Varies Varies
John J. Sexton Fund Varies Varies
School of Public Policy Scholarship Enhancement Fund - UMCP Varies Varies
Gladys Noon Spellman Fellowship Varies Varies
Joseph D. Tydings Fellowship Varies Varies
Agnes White Bailey Cello Scholarship Varies Varies
Stanford Berman Scholarship Varies Varies
Clifford Arnold Bernsen Scholarship Varies Varies
Dorothe Einstein Krahn Scholarship Varies Varies
Susan E. Greenleaf Scholarship Varies Varies
Dr. Edward Adelson Scholarship Varies Varies
Ruth Schell Overholser Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Presser Foundation Scholarship - UMD Varies Varies
Board of Visitors Endowment - UMD Varies Varies
John Wakefield Award Varies Varies
Daniel L. Pomeroy Scholarship Varies Varies
Carolyn and Carl Fichtel Scholarship Varies Varies
Keith Steyer Award Varies Varies
Ruth Schell Overholser Graduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Blanche K. Nisenfeld Fund Varies Varies
Voice/Opera Division Scholarship - UMD Varies Varies
Robert McCoy Fund Varies Varies
Nicholas and Virginia Neville Graduate Assistantship Varies Varies
Arthur M. Ahalt Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Attorney General's Agricultural and Natural Resources Scholarship Varies Varies
Chester F. Bletch Endowment Scholarship Varies Varies
Beltsville Garden Club Scholarship Varies Varies
Chapel Valley Landscape Honorary Scholarship Varies Varies
George Earle Cook, Jr. Scholarship Varies Varies
Ernest T. Cullen Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
R.F. Davis Memorial Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
Mylo S. Downey Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
James R. Ferguson Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
James and Sarah Goddard Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Manasses J. and Susanna Jarboe Grove Scholarship Varies Varies
Maryland Greenhouse Growers Association Scholarship Varies Varies
Maryland Greenhouse Growers Association Scholarship Varies Varies
Paul R. Poffenberger Scholarship Varies Varies
Ross and Pauline Smith Scholarship Varies Varies
J. Herbert Snyder Educational Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
Southern States Coop. Scholarship - UMD Varies Varies
T.B. Symons Memorial Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
A.F. Vierheller Award Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
Siegfried Weisberger, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Theo and Georgianna Miles Weiss Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Winslow Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies
Heyward G. Hill Memorial Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies
Catherine F. Vuozzo Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Jeffrey and Lily Chen Undergraduate Scholarship $10,000 Varies
Professor's Fund Scholarship - UMD Varies Varies
Professor's Fund Scholarship - UMD Varies Varies
Abramowitz Award $250 Varies
Higginbotham Award $2,000 Varies
Strauss Scholarship Varies Varies
Helen A. Tegnell Memorial Scholarship Up to $16,000 Varies
Frank G. Burke Fellowship $1,000 Varies
Noyes Library Association Scholarship $2,000 Varies
H. W. Wilson Scholarship Varies Varies
Jack I. and Dorothy G. Bender Scholarship Varies Varies
Bodharamik Scholarship Varies Varies
Michael L. Cherry Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
E. Robert Kent Scholarship Varies Varies
H. Russell Knust Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Carl H. and Emma M. Schinner Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Warner and Grace Smith Scholarship Varies Varies
Arlene Estella Staley Scholarship Varies Varies
Seymour D. Wolf Engineering Scholarship Varies Varies
Bruce and Donna Berlage Maryland 4-H Scholarship Varies Varies
Bowie-Crofton Garden Club Scholarship Varies Varies
Jonas and Joan Cash Student Award Varies Varies
Jaime Dannemann Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Jerry V. DeBarthe Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
William R. DeLauder Scholarship Varies Varies
Kenneth S. Fowler Memorial Endowment Scholarship Varies Varies
Donald Leishear International Programs Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
James and Patricia Miller Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
John R. and Marjorie C. Moore International Student Travel Fund Varies Varies
James and Dessie Moxley Scholarship Varies Varies
Hiram Irving Stine Memorial Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
William W. Destler Scholarship in Engineering Varies Varies
Engineering Alumni Centennial Scholarship - UMD Varies Varies
Edward Eugene Fortner Memorial Fund Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Herbert Rabin Endowed Scholarship in Engineering Varies Varies
Irving and Ida Rabin Endowed Scholarship in Engineering Varies Varies
Charles E. and Joan M. Waggner Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
CRC Freshman Award Varies Varies
Nathan Drake Award Varies Varies
Analytical Chemistry Award Varies Varies
Inorganic Chemistry Award Varies Varies
Hypercube Award Varies Varies
Isidore and Annie Adler Chemistry Scholarship $500 Varies
G. Forrest Woods Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Leidy Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert Battista Award for Undergraduate Research in Organic Chemistry Varies Varies
Chemical Society of Washington Award Varies Varies
Merck Index Award Varies Varies
American Institute of Chemists Award Varies Varies
Greater Washington Institute of Chemists Award Varies Varies
Alpha Chi Sigma Award Varies Varies
Arts & Humanities Deans Scholarship Varies Varies
Creative and Performing Arts Award Varies Varies
Arundel Mills Scholarship Varies Varies
Oosterhous Creative Arts Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Stringer Foundation Performing Arts Scholarship Varies Varies
ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship $10,000 Varies
Stamps Foundation Scholarship 100% of tuition Varies
The Dean’s Scholarship Up to $4,500 Varies