Frederick Douglass Scholarship

The Frederick Douglass Scholarship (formerly known as the Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship or TAES) is a prestigious University of Maryland scholarship for academically talented transfer students from a Maryland community college. This merit-based scholarship awards 30 full and 15 partial tuition scholarships to students who are selected from a rigorous review and interview process. This exceptional academic scholarship honors the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass, who made lasting contributions to American history through his work as an abolitionist, suffragist, author and agent of positive change.

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New Application Fall 2021