The Meyerhoff Scholars
The Meyerhoff Scholars Program is at the forefront of efforts to increase diversity among future leaders in science, technology, engineering, and related fields. Are you ready to become one of the 1,300 Meyerhoff alumni making a global impact in STEM?
You’re invited to join the Meyerhoff Scholars, where you will:
- Engage in meaningful research on campus, across the nation, and around the globe
- Benefit from high-impact advising, mentoring, and coaching for academic success
- Connect with faculty, peer, and alumni mentors
- Prepare for admission into STEM graduate programs (Ph.D. or M.D.-Ph.D.)
How We Support Our Scholars
The Meyerhoff Scholars Program provides four-year awards, to assist in covering tuition, mandatory fees, and other expenses. Scholars will be offered scholarships up to:
Per academic year for in-state students
Per academic year for out-of-state students
Our Scholars Make a Difference
You might follow in the footsteps of alumni from our program by interning at places like:
Meyerhoff Scholars Lead the Way
Many of our alumni are at the forefront of our greatest STEM challenges. Immunologist Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett ‘08, M16, biological sciences, is working alongside fellow alumni researchers and leading efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Monroe Kennedy III ‘12, M20, mechanical engineering, an assistant professor at Stanford University, is developing assistive robotic systems that can intelligently build a model of the world and engage with it autonomously.
Request More Information
Share your contact information and Keith M. Harmon, Director of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, will be in touch soon.
Undergraduate Admissions Early Action Application Deadline
We strongly recommend submitting your application to UMBC by the Early Action deadline.
Meyerhoff Scholars Program Application Priority Deadline
The Meyerhoff Scholars Program is competitive, so we encourage you to take advantage of this deadline.
Final Meyerhoff Scholars Program Application Deadline
Remember, you’ll need to apply for our Scholars Program independently from your application to UMBC.
Initial Decision Letters Mailed to Program Applicants
We’ll send out our initial decision letters by the end of January.
Final Decision Letters Mailed to Program Candidates
We’ll send out our final decision letters in early April– keep an eye on your mailbox!
Deadline to Accept or Decline Meyerhoff Award Offers
If you’d like to accept your offer join the Meyerhoff family, be sure to let us know by May 1.