Are Winter Session Scholarships Available?

UMBC Winter Session Scholarship


The Office of Summer/Winter Programs offers full and partial scholarships to UMBC degree-seeking students who have a high GPA and are close to graduating. Financial need (based on student’s FAFSA information) is also considered.

  • Full scholarships cover tuition for one winter session course (up to 4 credits).
  • Partial scholarships cover half of the tuition for one winter session course.

Applying is easy – no essay or letters of recommendation are required!  All you need to do is submit your application before the Friday, December 1 deadline.  Visit for more information.

Apply for a Scholarship

Scholarships are competitively awarded, so meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee a scholarship.  The Scholarship Review Committee will meet in early December, and award notifications will be emailed to all applicants no later than Friday, December 8.  

Is Financial Aid Available?

Loans and/or grants may be available for eligible UMBC students who are making satisfactory academic progress (SAP).  Students are encouraged to contact their financial aid counselor to discuss winter financial aid eligibility. 

Visit and click “Special Programs” or call 410-455-2387 for more information.


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