Financial Aid & Scholarship Search
When searching for aid/scholarships, stay away from any site or service that charges a fee. Also be aware that most scholarships are geared toward fall transfers and have deadlines in January/February. Below is a list of FREE financial aid search sites:
The following are some FREE financial aid search programs.
MHEC - The MARYLAND HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION offers programs specifically for Maryland residents.
Special Transfer Scholarships
Students should contact the Financial Aid Office of each institution to which they plan to apply for more transfer scholarship information.
Boren Scholarship – This scholarship provides support for U.S. undergraduates who are studying abroad.
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship - Awards scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in science, math, and engineering.
Frostburg State University Transfer Scholarship - Maryland community college graduates with a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA may be eligible for a scholarship equivalent to half of the in-state tuition at FSU.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer - This program awards scholarships to students and recent alumni from community colleges or two-year institutions.
University System of Maryland - Regents Scholarships - The Regents offers a variety of scholarships; many cover the full cost of attending of one of the eleven schools in its system.
Morris K. Udall Foundation – Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students who are pursuing careers related to the environment.
Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship – The University of Maryland, College Park offers this highly competitive scholarship for up to four consecutive semesters to especially talented students. Applicants must be Maryland residents who are transferring from a Maryland community college.
Maryland 2+2 Transfer Scholarship - This scholarship is designed to assist and encourage transfer students from Maryland community colleges to attend a 4-year institution within the State. The award is need-based so students must submit FAFSA applications.