• External Scholarships

    Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit (Applications accepted September 30 through January 13, 2017)

    As part of Farm Credit’s centennial celebration, the Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement is kicking off a new scholarship program.

    We’ll be awarding 10 scholarships worth $10,000 each to students planning to pursue a career in agriculture.

    *The application for this scholarship program will only be available online. For more information click the link below

    USDA 1890 National Scholars Program (Application DEADLINE: Saturday, December 31, 2016)

    The National Scholars Program is a major effort of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions,

    to award scholarships to students to attend one of the nineteen 1890 Institutions in any field of study in agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or

    other related disciplines.

    For more information click the link below

    SMART Scholarship (Deadline Is December 1, 2016 5 pm Eastern Standard Time)

    The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD)

    to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

    For more information click the link below

    $1,500 The pearl Source General Scholarship (Deadline March 31,2017) 

    At The Pearl Source, we truly value the importance of education. We also understand that between tuition, living expenses, books, and supplies, college can be extremely costly.

    In an effort to alleviate the financial burden for students and their families, The Pearl Source is pleased to offer the chance for one individual to win a $1,500 scholarship to the college of their choice. 

          Applications should be emailed to in Word format by March 31st, 2017

          For more information and details click the link below

          ETS Presidential Scholarship ( Deadline March 15,2017)

          The scholarship recognizes students who have established a record of outstanding academic performance in college, both overall and in their major field of study; who exhibit an interest in

          leadership in their chosen field ; and who have a financial need.

          applications are accepted online at

           GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program (Deadline: January 5, 2017)

          The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute and General Electric Company (GE), is offering

          $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors in the United States. The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program is open to current high school seniors who demonstrate

          the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship similar to those exhibited by President Ronald Reagan.

          For more information and details copy and past the link below

          Internal Scholarships

          UMES Scholarship Award (2016-17 Application deadline has passed. 2017-18 application deadline TBA)

          The purpose of the UMES scholarship Award is to provide each recipient the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education and graduate college debt free.

          For more information, selection criteria and eligibility requirements click the link below.

          UMES Scholarship Application