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 or a private career school as a full-time (12+ credits per
semester), degree-seeking undergraduate student. Audited courses
cannot be used to reach the minimum credit hours required for full-time
This award is not
based on need.
The award is $3,000
each year, subject to the availability of funds. This program is
competitive. Funds may not be available to
award all eligible students. The total dollar amount of all State awards may
not exceed your cost of attendance as determined by your school’s
financial aid office or $19,000, whichever is less.
Your award is
automatically renewed if you maintain an annual minimum 3.0 GPA, your
parents remain Maryland residents, and you remain enrolled full-time at a
two-year or four-year Maryland college or university or private career
school. The award may be renewed for an additional three years, of
full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate study.
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