Merit Scholarships

The architecture program has certain endowed and annual scholarships that recognize extraordinary academic achievements of students. These merit scholarship funds are available on a competitive basis and are available to continuing students in the Architecture Program.

Question and Answer Period:
If you have questions about how to apply for a Merit Scholarship, please direct them to Brian Kelly. All questions will be addressed in the weekly Advising Newsletter. 

Merit Scholarships:
Funds from the following endowments and annual funds may be used in conjunction with merit scholarships:

Competitive Scholarships for Current Students in the Architecture Program
The architecture program has certain endowed scholarships that recognize extraordinary achievements of students. To learn more, click here

GTM Architects Scholarship Fund
Funds support student scholarship in the Architecture Program.

Architecture Graduate Scholarship
This fund has been established to expand the available scholarships for Architecture Graduate Students, and provides support that can offset the financial burden of today’s college expenses.

Glenn Birx Endowed Scholarship in Architecture
The purpose of this fund is to provide annual need-based scholarships, under the auspices of the TerpStart Matching Scholarship Program, for undergraduate architecture students enrolled in the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.

William J. Bonstra Scholarship
The purpose of this fund is to provide annual need-based scholarships, under the auspices of the TerpStart Matching Scholarship Program, for undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.

Architecture Dean’s Scholarship Fund
Funds are available to students in all programs of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and are given at the discretion of the Dean and the scholarship committee.

School of Architecture Scholarship Fund
Established in December 1989 by the School’s Alumni Chapter, funds provide scholarship support to outstanding graduates of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation who are pursuing post-baccalaureate work at UMD.

AIA Potomac Valley Foundation Scholarships
These scholarships are made possible through direct contributions from local architects and the AIA Potomac Valley chapter, as well as the AIA Component Matching Grant program.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this category of scholarship students must:

•  be a student in good standing in the Architecture Program;

•  be enrolled in the undergraduate or graduate program in Architecture during the upcoming fall semester;

•  have minimally completed either ARCH 400 or ARCH 404 by the end of the spring semester in which applications are solicited.

Application

To access and complete the application, follow this link.