Summer Institute Scholarships

Early Bird Deadline: Applications received by March 1, 2020 will receive $200 off tuition and are eligible for scholarships. 

Priority Deadline: Applications received by March 22, 2020 will be eligible for scholarships. 

Additional competitive scholarships are available for Summer Institute attendees ranging from $500 - $1,500. UMD Summer Institute Scholarships require a separate application; our admissions process is need-blind.

You will receive the scholarship application along with your acceptance notice.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us (

Foreign Language and Area Studies Program (FLAS) Fellowships:

Our contact hours meet FLAS requirements, and fellowship holders can apply this funding towards the UMD Summer Language Institute. The University of Maryland does not receive or distribute FLAS funding. Applicants must apply for this funding through their home institution, if the institution has FLAS funding.

You can find more information on FLAS Fellowships here:

financial aid & registration

Please see below for commonly asked questions and contacts on Financial Aid and Registration:

Consortium Students

For questions on registration and the transfer of credits for DC Consortium University Students, please contact the UMD Consortium Coordinator ( or 301.314.8254).

Veterans and GI Bill Recipients

If you are a veteran and plan to use your benefits towards this program, please get in touch with the Veteran Benefits Office ( or 301.314.8239).  You can also visit:

Financial Aid

If you are a UMD student interested in using Financial Aid for the summer, please visit the Office of Financial Aid's website or contact them directly ( or 301.314.9000).

If you are planning to transfer financial aid from another institution to UMD, please contact the Financial Aid Department at that institution.

UMD Tuition Remission

If you are a UM System Employee (or employee's dependent or spouse) and you plan to use Tuition Remission benefits, please visit the Tuition Remission website. Please be sure to note that the policy limits the number of credits allowable for summer tuition remission to 8 credits.

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