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How to Pay for The Online M.S. in Information Systems

Scholarships & Funding

The Future of Tech Scholarship

Online M.S. in IS students only
Amount: $1,500
NOTE: Awarded to all new, degree-seeking, students for Fall 2021

The world needs more technology professionals, and we want to help fill the skills gap. Graduates of our Online Master's in Information Systems program are the future of technology. They gain skills in important areas like data science, cybersecurity, and database management. To ensure that as many people as possible can take advantage of our program, we created the Future of Tech Scholarship.

In light of COVID-19, many people are facing financial hardships. We do not want the pandemic to stop you from claiming your future, so we are awarding this scholarship to all new students who enroll in the Fall 2021 semesters (as long as funding remains).

If you apply and enroll for Fall 2021, you don't need to do anything extra to receive the scholarship. The scholarship will automatically be applied as a direct credit to your student bill, split evenly accross your first two semesters.

The next application deadline is August 15, 2021.

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*This scholarship can be combined with other scholarships.

UMBC Alumni Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

We value #RetrieverNation, which is why UMBC offers this one-time scholarship to alums. This can be combined with the Online M.S. in IS Future of Tech Scholarship.

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Cyber Scholarship Program

Amount: Full program cost

Because UMBC is a National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (Cyber Defense, Research, and Operations), students in the Online M.S. in IS program are eligible for the Department of Defense's (DOD) Cyber Scholarship Program.

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Financial Aid & Other Scholarships

This program is qualified for Federal and State financial aid. Please visit UMBC’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for more information.

*USM employees please note: Employees of University System of Maryland (USM) and its constituent institutions are not eligible for these scholarships.