Merit scholarships provide financial awards to some of the University of Maryland’s most academically talented incoming students. These competitive awards are based on past academic performance and potential to excel at the university, not financial need.
- up to $12500
- 1 November 2022
Both in-state and out-of-state applicants are eligible to receive the President’s Scholarship. Recipients are identified through evaluation of admission application materials including academic achievement, extracurricular activities, awards, honors, and an essay.
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The President’s Scholarship provides four-year awards ranging from $2,000 to $12,500 per year.
Selected students will be notified of their award by April 1.