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UMBC Second Generation Scholarship Form - Available Now

Do you qualify? If so, you still have time to apply!!

Second Generation Scholarship Form DEADLINE: Oct 17,2014

Second Generation Scholarship Form

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the Second Generation Scholarship Award is to provide support to outstanding UMBC undergraduates who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of minorities. The amount of the scholarship varies from year to year.

For the 2014-2015 academic year, two $1,000 scholarship will be given. The recipients will be notified in early November and the awards will be formally presented at the W.E.B. Dubois Lecture on November 12, 2014. Attendance at the lecture is mandatory


The student selected to receive this award should:

  • Be a full-time, undergraduate, degree-seeking student in good standing at UMBC.
  • Have a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation, one of which should be from a UMBC faculty from whom the applicant has taken a course.
  • Have completed or enrolled in an Africana Studies Course.
  • Submit a transcript (unofficial transcripts are accepted).
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the advancement of minorities that is reflected by a pattern of service to the community, extracurricular activities, or other community involvement.

* Please note that your application will be given to the scholarship selection committee just as you have submitted it.  It will not be edited and spelling errors will not be corrected.*  

See website for application form and details.  


Posted: October 3, 2014, 10:28 AM