Scholarships & Grants

Institutional Scholarships

These awards are available on a limited basis to new and continuing Morgan students, and they are based on need and academic average. Award amounts vary. 


Honors Scholarships

These awards are available to entering freshman with high SAT scores and honors high school grade point
averages. Awards are automatically renewable with required grade point average and adherence to the terms
of the honors contract.


Diversity Grants

The University Diversity Grant is awarded on an annual basis to students who help diversify Morgan ethnically,
geographically, and academically based on their current major. The awards can range up to $2,000 per year.
First-time students will automatically be considered for this award at the time of application. Returning
students will automatically be re-awarded pending satisfactory academic requirements. Any additional
questions should be directed to the Office of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment.


Athletic Grants

These grants are available to selected participants on intercollegiate athletic teams. Amounts vary and are
determined by the University Athletic Department. For details, students should contact the Athletics Office.


ROTC Scholarships

Four-year Army ROTC scholarships are offered by the U.S. Army to selected high school seniors who desire to
pursue a military career. These scholarships pay for all tuition, books, and laboratory fees and provide a $100
monthly allowance. Applications are accepted from July 1st until December 1st of each year. Three, two and
one-year scholarships are awarded to college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, respectively, on a
competitive basis. For details, students should contact the chairperson if the Military Science Department.
For more information, visit the Morgan State University ROTC.


Graduate Student Aid and Funding

Depending upon available resources and criteria for eligibility, graduate students may receive financial assistance in the form of tuition awards, graduate assistantships including teaching assistantships (TAs), research assistantships (RAs), fellowships, scholarships, work-study, and loans.


Residential Scholarships and Grants:

Maryland Higher Education Commission Scholarships (MHEC)

DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG)

DC College Access Program (DC-CAP)


Study Aboard Opportunities

Morgan State has established over 30 international partnerships with institutions in Brazil, China, Ghana, Tanzania, Botswana, Saudi Arabia, Mexico and the Caribbean. In addition, we have partnered with some of the best third-party organizations to provide a wide range of opportunities for you to choose from to study abroad.


External Scholarships and Grants  

College Scholarship                                                                 STEM    

Gates Millennium                                                                    Tom Joyner Foundation

ETS Presidential Scholarship                                                    TMCF

HBCU Connect                                                                         U.S. Department of Energy               

Studentaid.ed.gov                                                                   NAACP       

FastWeb                                                                                  College Board Online                       

Central Scholarship                                                                 NSBE

Congressional Black Caucus                                                    NASA                                             

NIH                                                                                         PCNAF

International Students                                                             more....