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Alumni Succeed Again Scholarship 2024

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The Alumni Succeed Again Scholarship ran between January 10, 2024 and February 14, 2024, and is now closed. This page has been left up for archival purposes.


Succeed again at your alma mater by earning up to $2,000 toward a master's degree at UMGC.

At University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC), we believe that there are multiple ways to find your next success. As graduates, you know that balancing coursework with your professional and personal obligations is no small feat.

But you also know that success is possible—because you've already achieved it. As a working adult or servicemember, you've earned a degree or certificate at UMGC, increased your marketability, and boosted your career potential with workplace-ready skills and knowledge. Your obligations didn't stop—you just kept going. You're used to success, and now you're ready to succeed again.

UMGC’s Alumni Succeed Again Scholarship was an opportunity for eligible students who started the first course in any UMGC stateside master's degree program between January 10, 2024 and February 14, 2024 to earn a scholarship of up to $2,000

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Alumni Succeed Again Scholarship, you must

  • Have earned a degree or certificate from UMGC, conferred prior to January 1, 2024, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Meet the admissions requirements of UMGC
  • Start your first course in a stateside master's degree program between January 10, 2024 and February 14, 2024 (graduate certificates and doctoral programs are excluded)

If you receive this scholarship, you must meet UMGC's requirements for Satisfactory Academic Progress to maintain your eligibility.

Europe and Asia Eligibility

  • Government and their family members residing within an overseas contracted site in Europe, in Asia, or downrange are eligible for the Alumni Succeed Again Scholarship if they meet the other scholarship eligibility criteria and start the first course for a master’s degree offered by UMGC stateside between January 10, 2024 and February 14, 2024. 
  • Europe students are not eligible if they are starting the first course for a master’s degree offered by the UMGC Europe Campus.
  • Asia students are not eligible if they are starting the first course for a master’s degree offered by the UMGC Asia Campus.

How to Apply for the Scholarship

Complete all three of the following steps by the scholarship deadline.

We will contact you if you are selected to receive this scholarship.

Scholarship Details

The Alumni Succeed Again Scholarship cannot be combined with any UMGC tuition discount.

The scholarship will be disbursed in increments and your award amount is dependent upon your transfer credits and course load. The total amount of this scholarship ($2,000) will be distributed as two awards of $1,000 each, in the following increments:

  • The first $1,000 award will be distributed in the term after you earn your 12th credit
  • The second $1,000 award will be distributed in the term after you earn your 24th credit

You must be enrolled in order for scholarship funding to be disbursed to your account.

Continue Your Educational Journey with Fellow UMGC Graduates

When you enroll in a graduate program at UMGC, you'll join a truly global cohort ready to succeed again. You've already experienced what UMGC has to offer. Now, you're ready to further your education and advance in your career.

UMGC Graduates
More than 10,000 UMGC graduates continued their education and registered for a master's program from 2019 to 2021.
Source: UMGC Institutional Data
Enrollment Rate
From 2019 to 2021, 18% of UMGC undergraduate students registered for a master's degree program at UMGC.
Source: UMGC Institutional Data


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Our helpful admissions advisors can help you choose an academic program to fit your career goals, estimate your transfer credits, and develop a plan for your education costs that fits your budget. If you’re a current UMGC student, please visit the Help Center.

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