Fellowships and Aid

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AWARDS FROM THE COLLEGE: Only incoming students are eligible for College fellowships and scholarships. There is no separate application process for most of the awards; all accepted students are considered.

    John Story Cleghorn and Nona Reese Cleghorn Scholarship.  Funded by former College Dean Reese Cleghorn in honor of his parents, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student in the College.

    Eleanor Merrill Graduate Fellowship. Funded through the generosity of Philip and Eleanor Merrill, these fellowships are named in honor of Eleanor Merrill, the chair emerita of the College's Board of Visitors.

    Lawrence L. and Lillie Z. Goldberg Scholarship.  Dr. and Mrs. Goldberg attended classes through the university's lifelong learning program, and funded this scholarship as a tribute to three Merrill College faculty, David Broder, Hodding Carter III and Haynes Johnson.  Awards are made to outstanding graduate students in the public affairs reporting program

    Mary Anne and Frank A. Kennedy Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding graduate applicant.

    Maury Povich Sports Journalism Scholarship Fund.  Funded by Maury R. Povich and Connie Chung ’69 to support scholarships for students in the Philip Merrill College of Journalism who have interest in sports journalism. Recipients must have an expressed interest in sports journalism, be enrolled full-time and maintain good academic standing.  Preference will be given to students of underrepresented populations and with unmet financial need.

    For students traveling abroad (please download out our Travel Award Application)

    The Hiebert Journalism International Travel Award. An endowed fund established by and named for College founding dean and Professor Emeritus Ray E. Hiebert. Provides travel reimbursements to enable undergraduate or graduate journalism students at Maryland to travel outside the U.S. on a particular journalistic or research project with a specific itinerary. Preference will be given to journalism students in the public affairs reporting track. 

    The Gene Roberts Award. An endowed fund established by and named for Professor Emeritus Eugene Roberts to inspire more knowledge and understanding of the world outside the United States. Provides travel reimbursement to undergraduate or graduate journalism students at Maryland to travel outside the U.S. on particular journalistic or research projects with a specific itinerary. Preference is given to journalism students enrolled in the public affairs reporting track.

 

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FROM THE UNIVERSITY:

    Assistantships. Teaching, research and administrative assistantships include tuition remission of up to 10 credits per semester and stipends starting at approximately $12,000 a year for master's and doctoral students. Students interested in assistantships must apply to individual units.

    Financial Aid information is available from the university Office of Student Financial Aid, which has information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as well as information on and links to scholarships through the university. Students are strongly encouraged to fill out a FAFSA form, even if they do not believe they have an immediate need for aid.

    National Scholarships Office. The National Scholarships Office is committed to helping students of the University of Maryland identify, apply for, and win national scholarships and fellowships in their pursuit of higher education. We also help students find research opportunities in their fields of study.

 

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