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Sherman Teacher Scholars Application Process

Thank you for your interest in the Sherman Teacher Scholars Program!  Consider completing an interest form receive more information!

We accept applications from incoming freshmen and transfer students, current UMBC students, and graduate students.  After applications are reviewed, we invite select candidates to Scholar Selection Day to interview with Sherman Program representatives.

If you are applying to UMBC as a new student, in addition to the information you supplied in your application to UMBC, you will need to complete the Sherman application to be considered as a candidate for the program.  In order to be awarded a Sherman scholarship, you must be offered admission to UMBC as an undergraduate or Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) candidate.  Sign-up for the STEM Leaders Preview Day to learn more about the program!

If you are already a student at UMBC, then you only need to complete the Sherman Program application.  We also strongly encourage you to arrange a meeting with Sherman Program staff, Joshua Michael, prior to submitting your application.  He can be reached at or 410-455-1577.

Click on your applicant type below for more details about your application process.

Incoming Freshman applicant
Incoming Transfer Student applicant
Current UMBC Student applicant
MAT applicant
Alt-Cert Affiliate Applicant

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Undergraduate Student Application
Graduate Student Application