UMES Homecoming Scholarship


The second annual College Debt & A Dream  Scholarship is here! This semester, the winner will receive a shopping spree for dorm room essentials. To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be a registered student of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Be a freshmen or transfer student for the Spring 2017 semester
  • Come from a single parent household
  • Currently are assigned to a dorm room

If you fit the criteria, please apply! The scholarship will have three questions in which you choose only one to respond to. The questions are:

  1. You are required to spend the next year of your life in either the past or the future. What year would you travel to and why?
  2. What is the root of all evil?
  3. You just received the proper funding to start any business you’d like. What business would you choose and why?

Answers must be a minimum of 500 words. Send your responses to All applications are due by February 13th, 2017. The winner will be notified during Homecoming Week. Thank you and good luck in your second semester!

College Debt & A Dream hats are still available in limited quantities, if you want to purchase go to