Summer Aid

The deadline to apply for 2019 Summer Aid wasTuesday, April 16, 2019 at 4:00 PM EST

Summer financial aid can include federal work study (all students), alternative loans (undergraduate students), and/or Federal Graduate PLUS loans (gradate students).  No institutional funds will be awarded.  Students will receive notification of awards via their UMB campus e-mail address.

Please read the following information and submit the appropriate request form(s). 

1. Summer Aid/Summer Federal Work Study Request Form
Students need to be registered for at least six credits to be eligible for Summer Federal Work Study (please note this is a change from previous years).

Summer Financial Aid Requests (without Federal Work-Study)
Law, Social Work, Nursing, Pharmacy and/or Graduate School students, who are enrolled in summer classes on campus 
may submit this form to apply for financial aid to assist in paying the cost of tuition and living expenses.  Below are further guidelines regarding eligibility, availability of funds, and application requirements.

Eligibility

  • Be registered for a minimum of 6 credits
  • Contact your financial aid counselor if registered for less than 6 credits
  • Be in good academic standing

Requirements

  • Complete and submit 2019-2020 FAFSA
  • Complete and submit the ‌‌online 2019 Summer Financial Aid and Federal Work Study Request Form
  • If your program begins in fall but you are required to take a summer class, submit a form/letter from your Dean.

Availability

  • Only Graduate PLUS or private/alternative loans are available. 
  • Advanced Standing Social Work and certain Nursing students who are required by their program to enroll in summer classes may be awarded Federal Direct Stafford Loans.

Summer Requests for Federal Work Study

Funding is based on the student's need and availability of funds.  Opportunities for employment are available with both on campus and off campus employers.  To qualify the employer must be an approved Federal Work Study site.  Students are eligible to work up to 20 hours per week.  Pay rate is dependent upon job placement.

Requirements

  • Complete and submit 2019-2020 FAFSA
  • Complete and submit the online 2019 Summer Financial Aid and Federal Work Study Request Form

2. Summer Study Abroad/Visiting Student Application - Deadline April 16
Students studying at another institution during the summer and who have permission from their school/program to transfer those credits to UMB may apply

for financial aid to assist in paying the cost of tuition and living expenses.  This also applies to law students studying abroad during the summer.  Students are not permitted to receive aid from two (2) schools for the same period.  Therefore, all aid must be processed through UMB.  Below are further guidelines regarding eligibility, availability of funds, application requirements.

Eligibility

  • Be registered for a minimum of six (6) credits
  • Contact your financial aid counselor if registered for less than six (6) credits
  • Be in good academic standing

Requirements for Aberdeen, Scotland, University of Baltimore

Requirements for Study Abroad Programs at other Schools

  • Complete and submit 2019-2020 FAFSA
  • Complete and submit the Study Abroad/Vising Student Application 
  • Submit approval letter from Dean's Office
  • Provide name, phone, and fax number of contact person at the visiting school
  • Students must provide required documents and schedule an appointment with counselor to approve

Availability

  • Only Graduate PLUS or private/alternative loans are available. 
  • Loan funds will be received by the visiting school to pay tuition and mandatory fees. 
  • All refund checks will be made co-payable to the student and the visiting school and can be picked up at the visiting school.