Scholarships & Awards

Civil Engineering Department


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Civil Engineering 2016 Scholarship Winners

Every year, the Civil Engineering Department awards several scholarships.

Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are now closed. The 2018-2019 scholarship applications will be available on line starting on January 8, 2018.

To apply, go to the scholarships & awards page on the Swenson College of Science and Engineering website.

UMD Jill and Terry Swor Scholarship
Established by an alumnus who believes that education has the power to change lives, this need based scholarship provides scholarships to four full-time civil engineering students. The amount of each award is $5,000.00.

TGF Scholarship
Proud of his career as a Professional Engineer and his distinguished service in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the establishing donor of the TFG Scholarship generously supports UMD civil engineering students with a $1,500 merit scholarship. Recipients must be a junior or higher with a preference for those who have served in the military or are in the commission program for the guard or reserves.

UMD Civil Engineering Scholarships
Thanks to generous support from alumni, faculty and friends the department is able to provide scholarship support to full-time UMD civil engineering students. The number and amount of scholarships are based on annual gifts to this fund.

Other Scholarships

Many students receive scholarships from outside sources. Questions regarding these scholarships should be directed to the organization offering the scholarship. Students should verify the legitimacy of scholarships prior to applying. Below are links for outside scholarships that we are familiar with that are available to civil engineering students.

Wire Reinforcement Institute Foundation Scholarship - For undergraduate and graduate students. The application deadline is April 15, 2017.

Students may also view a list of outside scholarships on the Onestop scholarship page.