The University of Baltimore is an institution of higher learning located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. The university became fully accredited in the year 1971 with the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The university of Baltimore has schools and colleges that provide education in business, law, public affairs, and the applied arts and sciences.
And over the years, it has developed into a top ranked institution in the USA. The institution offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are open to domestic and international students. It also has some financial aid programs and scholarships for its students.
1. Merit-Based Scholarships
First-time undergraduates are automatically considered for in-state tuition, which could be the full amount offered to full-time students if funds are available. These merit-based scholarships are determined by your high school GPA and/or you SAT/ACT scores at the time of admission. Priority consideration for scholarships is given to those whose application is received on time.
2. The Featherstone Scholarship
Featherstone scholarships are open to high school seniors starting their first semester at The University of Baltimore. The program is open to all undergraduate majors at UBalt. Scholarship award amounts change yearly.
Scholarships are open to underrepresented communities such as international students, immigrants, Hispanic/Latinx heritage or racial minority groups, first-generation college students, and/or those with economic challenges to higher education.
This is a competitive scholarship. Students should have a cumulative 3.0 grade-point average (GPA), submit their SAT/ACT scores, and have demonstrated involvement in extracurricular activities. They will also need to complete an essay outlining career goals and aspirations.
Transfer students Scholarships
1. Wilson Presidential Scholarship
The Wilson Presidential Scholarship is available to new transfer students who are seeking their first bachelor’s degree with at least 60 credits.
This is a competitive scholarship. Students must have a cumulative transfer GPA of 3.5 or higher when entering. The Wilson Presidential Scholarship covers 100% of in-state tuition.
2. The Samuel G. Rose Scholars Award
The Rose Scholars Award is available to both full-time and half-time students financial assistance to complete their bachelor’s degree. Awards range from $400 a year to full in-state tuition and fees. To be eligible, students must have completed at least 24 credits and complete the FAFSA.
3. Maryland Legislative Scholarships
Maryland state senators and delegates offer scholarships to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students living within the districts they represent who enroll at least half-time. Requirements and application processes vary by legislator.
1. Baltimore City Scholars Program
The Baltimore City Scholars Program provides Baltimore city government employees, and a select group of nongovernment Baltimore city employees, the opportunity for additional financial aid to further their undergraduate education and directly contribute to a more educated city workforce.
Graduate applicants must have verification of graduation and an undergraduate degree conferred with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher. Students must enroll at least half-time in a degree-granting program.
2. Merit-Based Scholarships
Graduate students are automatically considered for a merit-based scholarship at the time of admission. The amount awarded depends on a variety of factors. Students applying for fall, spring and summer will be considered. There is no FAFSA required.
Military and Veteran and Family Member Scholarships
The Bob Parsons Scholarship
Through The Bob Parsons Scholarship Fund, University of Baltimore is investing in Pell Grant eligible transfer and military/veteran students by providing financial support toward tuition and fees while you complete your bachelor’s degree. Eligible students will receive the difference between their Pell award and in-state tuition and fees. Students must earn an associate’s degree (or qualify for the military waiver) and enroll full-time at University of Baltimore. No additional application is required, but students must complete the FAFSA for consideration.
Application Link: http://www.ubalt.edu/admission/financial-aid/aid-basics/types-of-aid/scholarships.cfm