The Meyerhoff Scholars Program is open to all high-achieving high school seniors who have an interest in pursuing doctoral study in the sciences or engineering, and who are interested in the advancement of minorities in the sciences and related fields. It is highly encouraged that students are nominated for the program and are most typically nominated by their high school administrators, guidance counselors, and teachers. Awards range from $5,000-$22,000 per year for four years.
Prospective students are encouraged to explore the entire Meyerhoff Scholars Program website, as well as the general UMBC site. However, the following information may be of particular interest while learning more about the program and the university: