Thurgood Marshall College Fund

  • The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) provides hundreds of scholarships to qualified students at UMES and 46 other TMCF member colleges and universities. 

    Eligibility is based on both merit and financial need. 

    The scholarships are one-year, non-renewable awards that assist with direct costs of attendance - tuition, on-campus room and board, books, and mandatory fees. 

    The average award for the 2013-2014 academic year is $3,100. per semester.

    TMCF Scholarship Criteria:

    TMCF Scholarships are competitive. Successful candidates must:
    • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
    • Demonstrate financial need and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);
    • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident;
    • Exhibit a history of and commitment to leadership and service;
    • Be recommended to TMCF by a member of UMES faculty or staff.

    Qualified students should schedule an appointment with TMCF Coordinator for UMES,  Mrs. Aundra' Roberts.

    For more information, visit the  Thurgood Marshall College Fund website.