University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Washington Metropolitan Area Alumni Chapter

Scholarship Application

MISSION
The Washington Metropolitan Area Alumni (WMAA) Chapter of the University of Maryland
Eastern Shore (UMES) has established a scholarship to recognize academic accomplishments
and to assist students as they strive to further their education at UMES. The WMAA scholarship
is awarded to highly-motivated graduating seniors with an outstanding academic record, strong
leadership qualities, and involvement in school and community activities.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Each applicant must:

 

  • be a graduating senior from an accredited high school;

  • be a resident of the Washington metropolitan area;

  • have a pending application for admission by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore;

  • have achieved a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 & a SAT score in the range of 800 or above; and

  • have demonstrated an excellent record of conduct, leadership potential, achievement,

  • civic and community involvement.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Each applicant must submit:

 

  • a completed application;

  • an official transcript (transcript must show an official seal or be signed by a school official);

  • a typed essay of up to 500 words describing educational and career goals;

  • three, typed letters of recommendation—one each from a school counselor, teacher and a community/civic leader;

  • a listing of all school, church, community, and/or work activities and highlight any positions held; and

  • a recent photograph (preferably a graduation photo).

 


Application packages must be postmarked by June 15, 2022, and submitted to:


University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Washington Metropolitan Area Alumni Chapter
c/o Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 7049
Capitol Heights, MD 20791

Questions may be emailed to: umeswmaac@gmail.com
Late and/or incomplete application packages will not be considered.