In addition to federal and state grants awarded on the basis of financial need, various private scholarships are available for students enrolled in programs at USG. These scholarships are created with contributions from private donors including the USG Board of Advisors, local businesses, foundations, community organizations and individual donors.
Fall 2021 Scholarship Application
The fall 2021 Scholarship Application will be available in March. The priority deadline to submit this application is June 30th. Watch here to learn more.
Institutional-Specific Awards have been designated for students enrolled in particular universities, each with their own criteria and deadlines.
2+2 Transfer Scholarship
The 2+2 Transfer Scholarship is designed to assist and encourage transfer student from Maryland community colleges to attend a 4-year institution within the State. Students must be enrolled in an eligible accredited Maryland postsecondary institution.
When and How to Apply
Students currently enrolled full-time or part-time as a degree-seeking student at a community college in Maryland. Students are encouraged to complete a FAFSA application by March 1st for priority awarding. Complete and submit the 2+2 Transfer Scholarship application and all supporting documents by August 31st. Application is available in MD CAPS.
For students who enroll in a science, teaching, engineering, computer science, mathematics, or nursing program, the award will be $2,000. For all other students, the annual award will be $1,000. The award can be renewed for a total of 3 years of student, or six semester, whichever is longer. For more information please visit: www.mhec.state.us.
Maryland Delegate & Senatorial Scholarships
State Financial Assistance Programs and Applications
For more information please visit : Maryland Higher Education Commission.
Graduate Student Professional Development Stipend Awards
Graduate Student Professional Development Stipend Awards can be used to fund costs directly related to one’s professional development (please note that these are not considered scholarships, and are only open to graduate students taking classes at USG). You can read more about this award and apply here. [The deadline for the spring 2020 awards was February 8, 2020, and there is no remaining funding at this time.]