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Scholarships and Awards

The Alumni Association awarded 33 scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year, totaling $66,000. These scholarships are made possible by the dues paying members of the University of Maryland Alumni Association and by generous supporters of the Alumni Association Student Scholarship Fund.

2023-2024 Alumni Association Scholarship Application

The Alumni Association Scholarship Application for the 2023-2024 year is now closed. All applicants will be notified of their status by the end of May 2023. If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact Jessica Lee at 

The next application cycle for 2024-2025 will reopen in Spring 2024. 

A professional headshot of Jessica Lee, who has Maryland-themed broaches on the lapel of their blazer.

Jessica Lee

Manager, Student and Recent Graduate Engagement

Scholarship Application FAQ

The online application (google form) includes: personal information, short answers, essay question, unofficial transcript file upload, resume upload, and reference letter submission to All file uploads should be .PDF files named: ApplicantLastName_ApplicantFirstName.PDF.

Please feel free to upload either a CV or resume, depending on what your preference is.

The reference letter be from a professor, mentor, supervisor, or other professional -- it should not be a friend or family member. Reference letters should be from someone who can attest to your involvement and Terp pride, leadership, creativity and academic excellence. Reference letters should also address why you are deserving of the scholarship.

Reference letters should be sent as a PDF file named: ApplicantLastName_ApplicantFirstName.PDF.

No - it is on each individual applicant to contact their reference directly regarding the letter submission. All references should be sent via email to by the application deadline of Friday, April 7th. Any applications missing a reference letter submission will not be considered. 

Yes, you can, as long as you are still eligible to apply.

The scholarship applications are reviewed by a committee of alums, which consists of members from the Alumni Association Board of Governors as well as alum leaders of various academic boards, affinity, and regional networks.

Recipients will receive a $3,500 award, $1750 each semester (Fall 2023 and Spring 2024).

Meet our 2022-2023 Scholarship Recipients

Muhammad Abbasi '24

Muhammad Abbasi '24

Diksha Bali '25

Diksha Bali ‘25

Shane Bonkowski '23

Shane Bonkowski ‘23

Brockmeyer Paisley '25

Paisley Brockmeyer ‘25

Skylar Chan ‘23

Skylar Chan ‘23

Delavari Delyar '23

Delyar Delavari ‘23

Alisa Forsberg ‘23

Alisa Forsberg ‘23

Vainavi Gambhir '25

Vainavi Gambhir ‘25

Georgia Hammond '25

Georgia Hammond ‘25

Caroline Howser '24

Caroline Howser ‘24

Kaylee Kim '25

Kaylee Kim ‘25

Isabella Kushner '24

Isabella Kushner ‘24

Sage Leone '23

Sage Leone ‘23

Gabrielle Mahapat '23

Gabrielle Mahapat ‘23

Sarah Meklir '25

Sarah Meklir ‘25

Astrid Mendoza '25

Astrid Mendoza ‘25

Zoe Nicholson '24

Zoe Nicholson ‘24

Ewaoluwa Ogundana ‘23

Ewaoluwa Ogundana ‘23

Olatokunbo Olaniyan ‘23

Olatokunbo Olaniyan ‘23

Renee Paulraj '23

Renee Paulraj ‘23

Ian Penny '23

Ian Penny ‘23

Kristin Perry '25

Kristin Perry ‘25

Sriya Potluri '23

Sriya Potluri ‘23

Tyler Przygocki '23

Tyler Przygocki ‘23

Salwa Shan '25

Salwa Shan ‘25

Tesia Shi '23

Tesia Shi ‘23

Savanna Smith '23

Savanna Smith ‘23

Neha Sripathi '25

Neha Sripathi ‘25

Angela Sun '23

Angela Sun ‘23

Caroline Thorne '24

Caroline Thorne ‘24

Mairead Whitford Jones '23

Mairead Whitford Jones ‘23

Oliver Wild '24

Oliver Wild ‘24

Clarissa Xia '23

Clarissa Xia ‘23