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Welcome to Scholars

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

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

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  • What Students Can Expect From Scholars This Fall

    Incoming Scholars students received the following message from College Park Scholars yesterday evening:  Dear students, I hope your summer has gotten off to a good start, and you’re eagerly planning for fall as a University of Maryland (UMD) student. We in College Park Scholars are equally excited to welcome you in August!

  • A Message to Our Students: Black Lives Do Matter

    Rising sophomore Scholars students, as well as Scholars alumni who are rising juniors and seniors, received the following message today from College Park Scholars: Dear students,

  • Checking in During the Pandemic

    With the spring session now being conducted entirely remotely, College Park Scholars sent the following message to students yesterday to see how they were coping and to let them know what faculty and staff were working on behind the scenes:

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