APPLY NOW FOR WORKFORCE SHORTAGE
STUDENT ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM
Annapolis, MD (March 6, 2007) – The Maryland Higher
Education Commission (MHEC) is accepting applications for
the Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant Program.
Professions that are eligible are:
The program requires recipients to agree to work in certain
fields or areas in Maryland in order to receive the award.
Applicants must be Maryland residents enrolled as full- or
part-time degree seeking undergraduate or graduate students
at an eligible Maryland institution. Detailed eligible
majors and employment fields can be found on the MHEC
Award amounts range from $1,000 to $4,000 per academic year
based on type of institution and enrollment status. Awards
are subject to the availability of funds. Applicants will be
selected for awards based on merit and need-based criteria.
Applications and all required documents must be submitted to
the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) by June 1,
2007 to be considered for awards beginning in September