The Meyerhoff Scholars Program at UMBC began in 1988 as a way to provide financial
assistance, mentoring, advising, and research experience to undergraduate African
American males with a commitment to earn a Ph.D. in science, engineering, and mathematics.
Women were admitted to the program in 1990, and then people of all backgrounds in
1996. The Program was established with support from Robert and Jane Meyerhoff.
Materials transferred from Meyerhoff Scholars Program office in 2008 and 2009. Accessions:
UARC 2008-42, UARC 2008-43, UARC 2009-027.
Initial processing completed by Jeff Karr, 2014. University publications related to
the Meyerhoff Scholarship Program are available under call number UPUB M8.
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Meyerhoff Scholarship Program
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Meyerhoff Scholarship Program -- Archives
African Americans -- Education
Science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Technology -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Engineering -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Minority college students -- Education (Higher) -- United States