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A nationally acclaimed living–learning program

The attention of a small college, the opportunities of a cutting-edge research university.

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Programs that enhance your studies

Each of College Park Scholars' 12 programs covers a thematic area that allows students to connect their major and other interests and learn across fields

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This program sends me forward equipped with knowledge, skills, a network and the courage I need to continue my growth.

Ruth Murdoch '23
Ruth Murdoch '23 Environment, Technology and Economy

82,036
Hours of service to the community over 25 in-person Service Days
8,000+
Internships, research projects and service-learning initiatives completed for sophomore capstone
83
Approximate number of majors in each Scholars cohort

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  • 4 Graduating Scholars Alums Recognized With Prestigious University Awards

    Four Scholars alumni are among the handful of graduating seniors recognized this month with some of the University of Maryland’s most prestigious awards. Gabriela Winter, an alum of the Public Leadership Scholars program, received the Wilson H. Elkins Citizenship Awards, presented each year to one of the top students in the graduating class who has displayed outstanding involvement and leadership in campus activities.

  • GPH Director Receives Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

    Dr. Lis Maring (middle), director of the Global Public Health Scholars program, poses with Dean William Cohen, associate provost and dean for Undergraduate Studies, and Samantha Miller, one of the students who nominated her for the Donna B.

  • Course provides safe space to unpack power, privilege

    When Michelle Pinkrah strolled into her first Thursdays-at-3:30 p.m. class of the semester in late January, she had no idea what she’d signed up for. She had signed up by accident, actually. The class wasn’t her first choice for her practicum course requirement with College Park Scholars, where she is a student, and she’d quickly forgotten it was even on her schedule. Pinkrah sat down in the circle of her peers and encountered something she hadn’t expected: a dialogue class, or, a class that centers around group discussion of life and experiences.

  • Scholars Student 1 of 6 Terps to Receive 2022 Hollings Scholarship from NOAA

    An Environment, Technology and Economy (ETE) Scholars student has received a 2022 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

  • On Giving Day, Take Advantage of Matches to Maximize Impact to Scholars

    Thanks to a number of matches, Supporters of College Park Scholars will have an opportunity to maximize their gift on Giving Day, Wednesday, March 9. Giving Day is the University of Maryland’s annual 24-hour fundraising effort.

  • For Giving Day, Scholars Offers ‘Dollar for Scholars’ Donation Option for Students

    Undergraduate students wishing to give back to College Park Scholars on Giving Day, Wednesday, March 9, now have the option to donate a single dollar to support their fellow Scholars. Giving Day is the University of Maryland’s 24-hour fundraising effort, during which Scholars is raising money to help Scholars students participate in experiential learning.

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