Contact Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life

0110 Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742



We gathered information on different scholarship opportunities offered across campus (e.g. Study Abroad, Engineering, Education, Arts & Humanities, Public Policy, etc.) and created a comprehensive list of scholarship opportunities for you! Click here for more detailed information.

If you find an error or have a scholarship to add, please email the TOCSL office:


Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life held a "How to Find a Scholarship" workshop in partnership with the Office of Letters and Sciences, the National Scholarships Office, and the Office of Financial Aid. To view a recording of this workshop, please visit STAMP's YouTube channel here


Image not found Please see the website here for more information. For prospective engineering transfer students, click here to learn more details on the scholarship information. 

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The $1,000 Brandon James Malstrom Memorial Scholarship applications for UMD transfer students must be completed online here: . Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time Friday, June 1, 2018. 

Email for more information.

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National scholarships are highly competitive, prestigious awards that provide opportunities and support for many different experiences, including study abroad, graduate study (and sometimes undergraduate study also), federal employment, teaching, research, and public service.

Students can search for scholarship opportunities based on class year, goals or study interests, and minority and diversity opportunities. For more information about National Scholarships and the application process, please visit their website.

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If you are transferring to the University of Maryland, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions have scholarships tailored just for you. Merit scholarships provide financial awards to some of the University of Maryland’s most academically talented transfer students. Transfer applicants are automatically considered for some of these merit scholarships, while others require a separate application. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents can qualify for the university’s merit scholarships.

To be considered for merit scholarships, students must submit a completed undergraduate admission application for the fall semester by the March 1 Priority Deadline

For more information on Transfer Merit Scholarships, visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website. 

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The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society offers scholarships for its members as well as non-members. They have scholarship opportunities based on the degree you are seeking, major, or other interests. They also have resources and tips on making your scholarship application stand out and guides to writing your scholarship resume. 

Check out their website for more information about scholarships and the application process. 

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Adele’s Circle of Women Scholarship grants annual scholarships to help deserving students who advance the role of women and girls in their academic studies and activities, who plan to further this leadership in their personal and professional lives.  The scholarship seeks to aid emerging student leaders and/or recognize accomplished student leaders.  The five scholarships provide a $500 award to a current University of Maryland undergraduate or graduate student.  Established in 2015, the Adele’s Circle of Women Scholarship is generously funded by Terp alumnae. 


Eligibility Requirements for five (5) $500 scholarships:

  • Previous recipients of Adele’s Circle of Women Scholarship are not eligible to apply.
  • Current UMD student (undergraduate or graduate)
    • Emerging Student Leaders:
      • One (1) First Year Student
      • One (1) Second Year Student
    • Accomplished Student Leaders:
      • One (1) Third Year Student
      • One (1) Fourth Year Student
      • One (1) Graduate Student
  • In good academic standing with the University
  • First, Second and Third Year students must plan to stay enrolled at the University of Maryland the following year
  • Demonstrates good citizenship and a positive attitude

The application for this award is below. Interested students should complete the application and submit it to Terry Zacker, Stamp Scholarship Coordinator, at or via campus mail to 3100 Stamp Student Union.

Applications are due no later than February 1, 2019 to be considered for a 2018-2019 award.  Awards will be given at Adele’s Circle of Women spring event – HerStory.  All applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the event to be held on Tuesday evening, April 16, 2019 in the Stamp Student Union.

Interested students should complete the application at .  If you have any questions, please email

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The Office of Student Financial Aid periodically receives notification of new scholarship possibilities. Some scholarships are awarded based on academic merit or association with a particular interest or qualification. Other scholarships are awarded to students with financial need. Visit their page to search for scholarships for transfer students or a particular interest. 

Stay up to date

  • Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life (TOCSL) also periodically posts announcements about scholarships, awards, and job opportunities. Make sure you follow our Facebook page to stay up to date with announcements about these opportunities. 

  • Follow us @UMDTOCSL on Twitter!

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  • Add UMDTOCSL on Snapchat to get the inside scoop on all the events we have for you!! 

Engage with us

  • Transfer and Off Campus Student Life is located in the Engagement Office, on the ground floor of the Adele H. Stamp, down the hall from the Bookstore.