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Avg. Amount Awarded
288
Days
March 1 2023
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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Frederick Douglass Scholarship

Description

The Frederick Douglass Scholarship (FDS) awards 30 full and 15 partial tuition scholarships to students who are selected from a rigorous review and interview process. The Frederick Douglass Scholarship application must be submitted no later than March 1 by 5:00 p.m. Selected students will be invited to campus for an interview. In order to be eligible for the Frederick Douglass Scholarship, students must be an admitted UMD student or a transfer applicant with a completed and submitted application (including all required documents) and have earned an associateÔÇÖs degree from a Maryland community college, have completed, or be in the process of completing 56 college credits with the most recent 30 credits earned at a Maryland community college. For more information about the specific eligibility requirements, please visit the scholarshipÔÇÖs website. Students must submit official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions they have attended and two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a community college faculty member, and one from an individual of their choosing.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Maryland
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Maryland

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