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University of Maryland, Baltimore

University of Maryland, Baltimore Financial Aid Office

Scholarships

Scholarships are only available to United States citizens, permanent residents and degree-seeking students.

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Laboratories of Pathology Education Assistance Program

The Laboratories of Pathology Education Assistance Program is an innovative and competitive scholarship opportunity offered in conjunction with the DMRT within the University of MD School of Medicine. The University of MD Medical Center is designed to encourage and support entry-level medical technology careers in the acute care setting and to foster the transition from student to laboratory professional.

Eligibility requirements include the following: 

  • Current enrollment as a full-time undergraduate in the BS program of the University of Maryland Department of Medical and Research Technology

  • Minimum 2.75 GPA maintained throughout the degree program

  • Meet all hiring requirements of University of Maryland Medical Center Laboratories of Pathology

  • Sign a letter of commitment to remain employed as a Medical Technologist at UMMC Laboratories of Pathology based on the scholarship level

  • Agree to begin employment within one month of graduation

  • Students participating in the Education Assistance Program may receive up to 4 semesters 

Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity and American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science E & R Fund, Inc.

Founded in 1948, the Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity is a national laboratory fraternity whose purpose is the advancement of professionals in the clinical laboratory sciences. One of the prime activities of the fraternity is the granting of graduate and undergraduate scholarships. Scholarship recipients are announced during the Awards Program at the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Annual Meeting.

American Society for Clinical Pathology Associate Member Section (ASCP-AMS)

As part of the continuing effort to combat the clinical laboratory worker shortage, the ASCP awards thirty scholarships to the nation’s top medical laboratory students. To be eligible for the highly competitive ASCP Scholarship Program, an applicant must be enrolled in a NAACLS or CAAHEP accredited laboratory science program, in the final clinical year of education, and either a US citizen or a permanent resident. Students also must have a minimum of a 2.8 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Scholarship selection criteria include academic achievement, leadership abilities and community activities, professional goals and endorsements from faculty and community leaders.

American Society for Clinical Pathology Scholarships

These scholarships are offered to students in their senior year of study in Medical Technology. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in a NAACLS accredited laboratory science program, be either a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident and maintain a minimum GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostic Scholarship

These scholarships are offered to students at the Department of Medical and Research Technology (DMRT) in their junior or senior year. To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in a NAACLS accredited program, be either a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident and maintain a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

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Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Legacy Scholarship

Scholarships are available to students who are the children, grandchildren, sibling, niece or nephew of a clinical laboratory professional to continue their legacy by pursuing associate or bachelor’s degrees in NAACLS accredited MT programs, be either a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident and maintain a GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.

University System of Maryland 2 + 2 + 2

The 2+2+2 Scholarship was established by the staff members of the USM Office to acknowledge the achievement of transfer students completing the 2+2+2 programs developed between high schools, Maryland community colleges and USM institutions. The 2+2+2 programs serve to create a ’seamless web’ of secondary and post-secondary education within the school-to-career- programs, as student’s progress from the high schools to the community colleges to the USM institutions.