Financial Aid

The University of Maryland is committed to students regardless of their socio-economic status. Please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for assistance. Their staff is eager to assist you with obtaining financial aid to help you attain your academic goals.

The School of Public Policy also offers opportunities for financial support for undergraduate students.

Senator John A. Cade Public Leadership Scholarship

“Senator John A. Cade was one of Maryland's most extraordinary and exemplary public servants. As a member of the Maryland Senate from 1975-1996, his dedication to government, public service and education helped enhance the lives of his constituents. This scholarship was created to honor the memory of Senator Cade by supporting the education of undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in public service.”

The Rosalie Reilly Gubernatorial Fellowship

“Rosalie Reilly was one of Maryland's most extraordinary and exemplary public servants and a role model for young women entering politics. She was a champion for educating young leaders as they prepared to enter public life. This fellowship was created to honor the memory of Ms. Reilly by supporting undergraduate women interested in public service. Fellows receive financial support and complete a year long student-directed entrepreneurial project oriented towards public service.”