Through the Building Blocks scholarship application, UMGC students can apply to receive a monetary award to help pay for tuition. Please refer to the eligibility page before completing the application.

Awards will be given on a first-come, first-served basis to students meeting the award criteria. Employees of UMGC are not eligible for this award.

UMGC serves the educational needs of U.S. military servicemembers, their dependents, civilian contractors and other U.S. military ID card-holders in Europe, Asia and the Middle East through contracts with the DoD. Visit or for more information on locations and services, program availability and eligibility