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Alumni Winter Term Scholarship 2022

Earn up to $1,000 toward an MBA, cybersecurity master’s degree, or cloud computing master's degree.

UMGC’s Alumni Winter Term Scholarship is an opportunity for students who start taking courses in winter 2022 in one of the following master's degree programs to earn up to $1,000.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Alumni Winter Term Scholarship, you must:

  • Have earned a degree or certificate from UMGC, conferred prior to January 1, 2022, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Meet the admissions requirements of UMGC.
  • Take your first course in an eligible graduate program in the winter 2022 term.

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

Europe & Asia Eligibility

Please review eligibility requirements for UMGC Europe and UMGC Asia students.

How to Apply

Apply to UMGC:

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

Scholarship Details

Award Details

  • The Alumni Winter Term Scholarship cannot be combined with any UMGC tuition discount except for the FED Program discount.
  • The Alumni Winter Term Scholarship is disbursed in increments and your award amount is dependent upon your transfer credits and course load.
  • Funding is applied in the following increments.
    • The term after you earn your 13th credit
    • The term after you earn your 25th credit
  • You must be enrolled in order for scholarship funding to be disbursed to your account.
  • The following chart provides an example of how transfer credit and UMGC credit loads affect the amount and disbursement of scholarship funds for graduate students.

Scenario: Transferring in 0–6 Credits, Taking 6 Credits Term 1

Award EarnedAward AppliedAward Amount
Completion of 12 creditsTerm after 13th credit is earned$500
Completion of 24 creditsTerm after 25th credit is earned$500
  Total: $1,000

Please Note: Withdrawal from all courses in a term in which the award is applied will result in the Alumni Winter Term Scholarship being canceled for that term. Your balance will be recalculated, and you will be responsible for any outstanding amounts. You will receive the scholarship in the next term in which you are eligible and enroll.


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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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