Scholarships & Grants

McDaniel College Merit Scholarships

McDaniel offers competitive merit-based scholarships that recognize the overall strength of your application. There is no separate application form; you should include all honors, awards, and achievements as part of your application itself or by submitting a personal resume along with the application form. Scholarships range from $5000-$25,000 per academic year.

Legacy Scholarships

McDaniel College is pleased to offer several scholarships valued at $25,000 annually ($100,000 over four years) that are unlike programs you’ll find elsewhere. The Legacy Scholarships recognize two categories of service in addition to family ties to McDaniel and provide alternative ways to make McDaniel accessible for a wide variety of families. Detailed information including eligibility requirements and interest/eligibility forms may be found via the links below.  

Honors Scholarships

Honors scholarships have a separate competitive process and invitations are extended to a select group of admitted students who are invited to campus for a brief scholarship interview. The Honors Scholarship competition requires that students have submitted complete applications for admission no later than January 2 of the senior year. Interviews are typically held in late February and decisions are made by mid-March. These four-year awards replace any academic scholarship previously awarded and have an annual value of $23,000, $25,000, or full tuition.

International student scholarships are available on a competitive academic basis and these awards range from $10,000 to full tuition. (Room, board, books, insurance and other fees are the responsibility of the student.) Scholarships are renewable for all four years of attendance.

Transfer scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement within the collegiate environment. These awards range from $16,000 - $24,000 annually. Transfer scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement within the collegiate environment. These awards range from $16,000 - $24,000 annually. Click here to see our transfer scholarships for students from two- & four-year colleges. These scholarships are guaranteed based on GPA and are automatically awarded at admission, requiring no separate scholarship application!