UMD Institutional Aid

Institutional Grants

A University of Maryland grant requires the following:

  • Eligibility:

    • Must be a Maryland State resident
    • Completion of FAFSA by January 1
    • Demonstrate financial need on the FAFSA
  • Enroll in at least 12 credits per semester
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress
Institutional Scholarships

Merit scholarships provide financial offers to some of the University of Maryland’s most academically talented incoming students. Details regarding Freshman Merit Scholarships and Transfer Merit Scholarships can be found on the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website.

Other Institutional Aid

Donor scholarships are available for qualifying students and you can also work on campus (FAFSA not required) by applying to a job from the Careers4Terps page. View information regarding grants and scholarships that may be available through your academic department or college using the links below.


College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

College of Arts and Humanities 

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Robert H. Smith School of Business

College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences

College of Education

A. James Clark School of Engineering

College of Information Studies

Philip Merrill College of Journalism

Letters and Sciences

School of Public Health

School of Public Policy