How to Apply

UMBC students who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Minimum 2.7 Cumulative GPA

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • At least Sophomore standing

  • First-generation and low-income college student (to be determined with application)

  • Member of a group that is underrepresented in graduate education

Applications are available in room 213 of the Math/Psychology Building and are accepted year round. Applications are reviewed for admittance to the Program in early fall (October) annually.