The Humanities Scholars
Explore every angle with a community of learners just like you–independent thinkers who are energized by our world’s cultures.
You’re invited to join the Humanities Scholars, where you will:
- Gain insights on a global level by studying abroad
- Benefit from an engaged community of scholars dedicated to the humanities
- Receive strong support for learning, research, and civic engagement
- Pursue critical thinking in two seminar-style interdisciplinary classes
- Live with other students who share your interests
How We Support Our Scholars
The Humanities Scholars Program provides four-year awards, which often cover the greater part of the cost of attendance at UMBC. Selected humanities scholars will be offered scholarships up to:
Per academic year for in-state students
Per academic year for out-of-state students
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FY21 PAO - Humanities
“My thoughts on the Humanities Program are that it’s extremely underrated and I would really encourage anyone who is considering applying because they would get to be involved not only with a great group of students but also with an incredible faculty and staff that are invested in the students’ learning.”
~Harini Narayan ‘21, modern languages, linguistics, and intercultural communication and Asian studies, Humanities Scholar
Undergraduate Admissions Early Action Application Deadline
We strongly recommend submitting your application to UMBC by the Early Action deadline.
Humanities Scholars Program Application Deadline
Remember, you'll need to apply for our Scholars Program independently from your application to UMBC.