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Scholarships & Awards

Our team at the Global Learning Initiatives office is committed to increasing student access to international education opportunities. Explore our current scholarships and awards available for Maryland students.

International Education Scholarship

The International Education Scholarship is a need-based scholarship awarded to UMD students participating in select Global Learning at Home programs. 

This scholarship is available for degree-seeking UMD students in good academic standing who enroll in one of the Global Classrooms courses in winter and summer terms. Eligible students can receive up to the value of three credits of in-state undergraduate tuition.

This scholarship may also be available to other select Global Learning at Home opportunities. Contact the GLI team at to check scholarship eligibility if you are planning to participate in a global virtual program other than Global Classrooms courses (e.g. virtual research internship).


We are currently accepting scholarship applications from students enrolled in the following Summer 2024 Global Classrooms courses:

-ENGL391: Advanced Composition: Tolkien in Oxford

-MIEH607/407: One Health: Food Safety and Security

U21 RISE Showcase and Awards

Do you have an active project that's focused on creating global impact? Are you looking for additional support and resources to grow your reach? Apply to this opportunity to be considered as a Maryland nominee for the international Universitas21 (U21) RISE Showcase and Awards!

Learn more about U21 Rise

Questions & Contact Information

For general questions, contact the Global Learning Initiatives team at

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