Who may apply: Current high school seniors and full-time
or part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students.
Students attending a private career school may also apply.
How to apply: If your delegates make their own awards,
you should call or write them for further instructions. The
Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) can provide
a list of all State legislators. Some delegates ask OSFA
to make awards for them. These awards are made on the basis
of need as demonstrated on the FAFSA. If a delegate
asks OSFA to make the awards, students must complete and file the
When to apply: Complete and file the FAFSA by March
1. Contact your delegates in February for further instructions.
Eligible majors: All majors are eligible.
You may use this scholarship at an out-of-state school if
your major is not available at any Maryland
institution and if your
delegate agrees. In order to verify your major as unique,
you must complete the
Major Application and submit it to MHEC with the
required documentation. Allow 8 weeks for processing.
You and your parents (if you are a dependent student) must
be Maryland residents. You must enroll at a two-year or four-year
Maryland college or university as a full-time (12+ credits
per semester) or part-time (6-11 credits per semester),
degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student, or attend
certain private career schools.
If OSFA makes the awards for your delegates, you must
demonstrate financial need.
The minimum annual award is $200. You may hold the Delegate
Scholarship with all State awards. The total dollar amount
of all State scholarship awards may not exceed your cost of attendance
as determined by your colleges financial aid office or
$19,000, whichever is less. Funds may not be available to
award all eligible students.
Awards are not automatically renewed. You must re-apply
each year to your delegates. If required, you must complete
and file the FAFSA by March 1.
2012-2013 Conditions of Award
is available if you having a problem displaying PDF files.
If you do not know
how to contact your state senator or delegates, go to
www.mdelect.net or call
the Board of
Supervisors of Elections for your county:
County (301) 777-5931
- Anne Arundel
County (410) 222-6600
- Baltimore County
City (410) 396-5550
County (410) 535-2214
County (410) 479-8145
County (410) 386-2080
County (410) 996-5310
County (301) 934-8972
- Dorchester County
County (301) 600-8683
County (301) 334-6985
County (410) 638-3565
- Howard County
County (410) 778-0038
- Montgomery County
- Prince George's County
- Queen Anne's County
- St. Mary's
County (301) 475-7844
- Somerset County
County (410) 770-8099
- Washington County
- Wicomico County
- Worcester County
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