UM Veteran’s Scholarships and Tillman Military Scholars Application Available
The University of Maryland, College Park is dedicated to supporting educational opportunities for veterans and service members. The UMCP Veterans Initiative scholarships will provide support for veteran students to have the opportunity to pursue educational goals. They are intended to cover direct study-related expenses such as tuition, fees, books, and room and board. The University of Maryland, College Park is one of the partner schools working in conjunction with the Pat Tillman Foundation to allocate scholarships.
The University of Maryland, College Park Veterans Initiative Scholarships provide financial assistance to students who are veterans of US military service, who have demonstrated financial need, and have shown career ambitions and/or a demonstration of service to others in the community.
§ The Tillman Military Scholars at the University of Maryland was established in 2009 by the Pat Tillman Foundation. It is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students (and military dependents); there are multiple scholarships with amounts varying according to need. See additional information sheet; separate form for military dependents is required.
§ Alexion Veterans Scholarship was established by Perry, ’87 and Rachelle Alexion. It is open to full-time undergraduate students; there is one scholarship for $1000.
§ Paul E. and Jane F. Butler Scholarship was established by Terrance Butler, ‘93 and Nancy Morris Butler, ‘80 in honor of Terrance’s parents. The scholarship is open to qualified, undergraduate full-time students of the Robert H. Smith School of Business; there is one scholarship for $1000.
§ Robert E. Evasick Memorial Scholarship was established by Paul and Charlotte Evasick in memory of Robert E. Evasick. It is open to full- or part-time undergraduate students; there is one scholarship for $1000.
§ Edward Friedson Memorial Scholarship was established by Edward Friedson’s family members. It is open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students; there is one scholarship for $1000.
§ William and Donna Richbourg Veteran Scholarships were established by William and Donna Richbourg in honor of those who have served. It is open to full-time undergraduate students; there are two scholarships for $1000.
§ Ernest M. Willcher (’61) Veterans Scholarship was established in loving memory by his wife Shirley and sons Ben, ‘03 and Joel, ‘06 to support veteran students at the University of Maryland, College Park; there are currently two scholarships for $1000 each.
§ University of Maryland Veterans Scholarship is supported by alumni and friends of the University of Maryland, College Park. It is open to part- and full-time undergraduate or graduate students; there is one scholarship for $1000.
See additional information and separate application form for military dependents and servicemembers at www.studentaffairs.umd.edu and www.veterans.umd.edu
For questions or additional information, you may contact Dr. Terry Zacker, [log in to unmask] or 301-314-7165.