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Higher Education in Maryland

Maryland Financial Assistance Programs

Characteristics and Eligibility of Maryland Need-Based Aid Programs

  Howard P. Rawlings Guaranteed Access Grant Howard P. Rawlings Educational Assistance Grant Part-Time Grant Early College Access Grant Graduate & Professional Scholarship
Undergraduate

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Graduate

No

No

No

No

No

Full-Time

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Part-Time

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Need-Based Grant/Scholarship

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Application Method

FAFSA and OSFA

FAFSA

FAFSA; Contact Institutions financial aid office

Contact Institutions financial aid office FAFSA; Contact Institutions financial aid office
Annual Maximum Award

$14,800

$3,000

$2,000

$1,000

$5,000

Service Requirement

None

None

None

None

None

Additional Information

GA Grant

EA Grant

Part-Time Grant

None

Grad. & Prof. Schol.

Characteristics and Eligibility of Maryland's Legislative Scholarships

 

Senatorial

Delegate

Undergraduate

Yes

Yes

Graduate

Yes

Yes

Vocational/Private Career School

Yes

Yes

Full-Time

Yes

Yes

Part-Time

Yes

Yes

Need-Based Grant/Scholarship

No

No

Application Method

FAFSA Contact Senator

Contact Delegate

Annual Maximum Award

Varies

Varies

Service Requirement

No

No

Additional Information

Senatorial Scholarship

Delegate Scholarship

Characteristics of Maryland's Merit-Based Scholarships

 

Distinguished Scholar

Distinguished Scholar Community College Transfer

Undergraduate

Yes

Yes

Graduate

No

No

Vocational/Private Career School

Yes

No

Full-Time

Yes

Yes

Part-Time

No

No

Need-Based Grant/Scholarship

No

No

Application Method

Contact High School Guidance Counselor

OSFA

Annual Maximum Award

$3,000

$3,000

Service Requirement

No

No

Additional Information

Distinguished Scholar

DSCCT

Characteristics of Maryland's Career/Occupational Scholarships

  Charles W. Riley Fire & Emergency Medical Services Tuition Reimbursement Program Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program Loan Assistance Repayment Program - Dentists Loan Assistance Repayment Program Physicians/Medical Residents Nurse Support Program II Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship and Living Expenses Grant Optometry Tuition Reduction Workforce Shortage Assistance Grant
Undergraduate

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Graduate

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Vocational/Private Career School

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Full-Time

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Part-Time

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

Need-Based Grant/Scholarship

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Application Method

OSFA

OSFA

OSFA

OSFA

FAFSA and OSFA

OSFA

FAFSA and OSFA

Annual Maximum Award

$6,776

$10,000

Varies

$30,000

$13,000

$8,275

$4,000

Service Requirement

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Additional Information

Fire&Emerg

LARP

LARPDent

LARPPCS

NonresNurse

Optometry

Wassag


Characteristics of Maryland Unique Populations Scholarships

 

Jack F. Tolbert Student Grant

Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship

Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship

Undergraduate

No

Yes

Yes

Graduate

No

Yes

No

Vocational/Private Career School

Yes

Yes

No

Full-Time

Yes

Yes

Yes

Part-Time

No

Yes

Yes

Need-Based/Grant Scholarship

Yes

No

No

Application Method

FAFSA

OSFA

FAFSA and OSFA

Annual Maximum Award

$500

$9,000

$9,026

Service Requirement

No

No

No

Additional Information

Tolbert

Conroy

Afghan and Iraq Scholarship

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