Scholarships

UMES DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY SCHOLARSHIPS
THE DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY OFFERS $200,000 IN SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS TO PROVIDE FOR ITS EXERCISE SCIENCE AND SPORT MANGEMENT STUDENTS.

Incoming Freshman and Transfer Scholarships: The department will provide the first 75 incoming freshmen and transfer students $2,000 if they have a GPA of 2.75 or higher and have confirmed their admissions with a deposit.
When: Confirm with your deposit for this scholarship as it is given on a first-come, first-served basis. No application is needed. This will be applied to your account in the Fall semester.

Financial Hardship Scholarship: A total of five students will receive $5,000 from the department if they demonstrate financial need based on their FAFSA application form and an essay explaining why they should receive the scholarship.
When: The application process will open and be applied to the Fall semester.

Leadership/Community Service Scholarship: A total of $5,000 will be provided to five students if they show exceptional leadership and community service. Students will have to write an essay why they should receive the scholarship and describe what leadership/community service events they’ve participated in.
When: The application process will open and be applied to the Spring semester.

Professional Meeting Scholarship: A total of three $1,000 scholarships will be provided to students to attend kinesiology-related professional meetings including the American Kinesiology Association and the American College of Sports Medicine. Students can use the scholarship for conference registration, hotel, travel, and food. Selection will be based on GPA, leadership/community service, research experience, and an essay.
When: The application process will begin and be applied to the spring semester.

QUESTIONS ABOUT KINESIOLOGY SCHOLARSHIPS CAN BE SENT TO
DR. DANG, DEPARTMENT CHAIR, AT ydang@umes.edu

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