Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland, Maryland
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Bowie State University Bowie, Maryland
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College of Southern Maryland La Plata, Maryland
Coppin State University Baltimore, Maryland
DeVry University Maryland Bethesda, Maryland
Fortis College Landover Landover, Maryland
Frederick Community College Frederick, Maryland
Frostburg State University Frostburg, Maryland
Garrett College McHenry, Maryland
Goucher College Baltimore, Maryland
Hagerstown Community College Hagerstown, Maryland
Harford Community College Bel Air, Maryland
Hood College Frederick, Maryland
Howard Community College Columbia, Maryland
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland
Loyola University Maryland Baltimore, Maryland
Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary Capitol Heights, Maryland
Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, Maryland
McDaniel College Westminster, Maryland
Montgomery College Rockville, Maryland
Morgan State University Baltimore, Maryland
Mount St Mary's University Emmitsburg, Maryland
Ner Israel Rabbinical College Baltimore, Maryland
Notre Dame of Maryland University Baltimore, Maryland
Prince George's Community College Largo, Maryland
Purdue Global Hagerstown Campus Hagerstown, Maryland
Salisbury University Salisbury, Maryland
Sojourner Douglass College Baltimore, Maryland
St John's College Annapolis, Maryland
St Mary's College of Maryland St. Mary's City, Maryland
Stevenson University Stevenson, Maryland
The Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, Maryland
Towson University Towson, Maryland
United States Naval Academy Annapolis, Maryland
University of Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Princess Anne, Maryland
University of Maryland Baltimore County Baltimore, Maryland
University of Maryland College Park College Park, Maryland
University of Maryland University College Adelphi, Maryland

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Maryland State Department of Education

200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-0100

State Higher Education Agency
Maryland Higher Education Commission

6. N. Liberty Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-3301
Toll-Free: (800) 974-0203 MD residents only

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Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services
Maryland State Department of Education

200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-0238
Toll-Free: (800) 535-0182

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Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

1100 North Eutaw Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-2173

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2+2 Transfer Scholarship - Amount: $2,000 annually for students enrolled in STEM, teaching or nursing programs. $1,000 annually for students enrolled in other programs. A student and their parents have to be residents of Maryland. The student has to be enrolled in a community college in Maryland, be in their final semester before transferring to a four-year higher learning institution where they have been accepted and have earned an associate’s degree. 

Mahindra USA Women in AG Scholarship - Amount: $2,500 - This scholarship is only available to female students who are in a two or four-year agriculture degree program. This is a needs-based scholarship for students who demonstrate strong academic and leadership skills. Students must demonstrate an interest in a career in agriculture, and they must have participated in community service. 

Maryland Delegate Scholarship - $200 to $19,000 - A student and their parents have to reside in Maryland. Students must be enrolled full-time or part-time in a two-year or four-year college, university or private career school. Students of all majors are eligible, but if a major is not available at a higher learning institution in Maryland, then this scholarship can be used out-of-state upon approval.

Banneker/Key Scholarship Program - $8,000 to $12,000 - This is a merit scholarship that is offered to the top one percent of incoming freshmen at the University of Maryland. Students are evaluated on academic achievement, standardized test scores, extracurricular activities, awards and honors, essays, and letters of recommendation. There is no application for this scholarship other than the admissions application to the University of Maryland, and there is an interview process.

Board of Young Adult Advisors Scholarship - $2,500 - This scholarship is offered to residents of Baltimore or Washington, D.C. who are pursuing a graduate or professional degree. An applicant must be a cancer survivor or have supported a family member through their struggles with cancer. The applicant also must have been between the ages of 15 and 39 when they or their family member was undergoing cancer treatment.

Maryland Senatorial Scholarship - $400 to $10,100 - A student and their parents must reside in Maryland. High school seniors, full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students, and career college students may apply for this scholarship. The student must demonstrate financial need and apply for financial aid to qualify. All majors are eligible, and if a major is not available at a school, then the student can go out of state and still receive the scholarship.

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc Scholarship -  $1,000 - This scholarship is for students in grades 4 through 11 who have a minimum 3.75 GPA and are involved in community service. Although the Carson Scholars Fund is based out of Maryland, it is available to any student who attends an accredited K-12 school in the U.S. Only one student per school can be nominated for this award.

State Loan Repayment Program and Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians - Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national with a medical degree and a valid unrestricted medical license in the state of Maryland. The physician or physician assistant must practice in a health professional shortage area. Applications are available through Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Howard P. Rawlings Guaranteed Access Grant - $17,900 - This is a needs-based grant for high school seniors who are taking college prep courses and plan on attending an independent college or university in Maryland. Applicants need to file for financial aid and complete the Howard P. Rawlings Guaranteed Access Grant application.

Howard P. Rawlings Educational Assistance Grant - $19,000 - This is a need-based grant for students who are residents of Maryland who will enroll in a Maryland college or university as a full-time undergraduate. Awards are renewable every year for up to four years. Applicants need to complete an application and file for federal student financial aid.

Dean’s Scholarship Program - $4,500 - This scholarship is for 400 Maryland residents who will be incoming freshmen at the University of Maryland. It is a merit-based scholarship where recipients receive the award based on their academic achievement and standardized test scores, awards, honors, extracurricular activities, and essays. Applicants can contact the University of Maryland for more information.

Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarships - $4,000 - The applicant must be a Maryland resident, but they can attend a college or university outside the state. They must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate landscape, horticulture or related program as a junior or senior. Applicants can go to  for more information.

Maryland Dent-Care Loan Assistance Repayment Program (MDC-LARP) - $23,740 per year for up to three years - The applicant must be a Maryland resident, a full-time practicing dentist in Maryland with a valid, unrestricted license, and at least 30 percent of their patients must be in the Maryland Medical Assistance Program. Applicants must complete and file an MDC-LARP application through Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. 

Chesapeake Urology Associates Scholarships - $5,000 - Full-time undergraduate students who are pursuing degrees in medicine, nursing, or an allied health field at a college or university in Maryland can qualify for this scholarship. They are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, and commitment to joining the medical profession. Applicants can contact the Chesapeake Urology Associates Scholarships for more information.

The President’s Scholarship Program - $2,000 to $12,000 - This is a merit-based scholarship program provided by the University of Maryland to incoming freshmen from around the country who will be attending the school. Applicants can contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at the University for more details.

Chesapeake Bay Trust Student of the Year - $5,000 - The student must be a Maryland resident and a full-time high school or college student who promotes environmental awareness at school or in the community. Applicants must fill out an application and write a 500-word or less essay.

Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship - Equal to the tuition and fees for a nursing program at a Maryland college or university. Applicants must be a Maryland resident and a current full or part-time graduate student in a nursing program. The scholarship is automatically renewed each year as long as the student meets the terms and conditions of the scholarship.

Cynthia E. Morgan Memorial Scholarship - $1,000 - The applicant must be a Maryland resident, a junior or senior in high school, or currently attending a college or university in Maryland. They must also be the first person in their immediate family to attend a college or university with plans of going into the medical field.

Tuition Reduction for Non-Resident Nursing Students - Amount: Students pay in-state tuition​ - This financial assistance program is for out-of-state full and part-time students who are pursuing a nursing degree at a Maryland college or university. This is not based on financial need, it is not available to Maryland residents, and it automatically renews for up to three years.

Graduate and Professional Scholarship Program - $1,000 to $5,000 - Applicants must be Maryland residents, and they must be enrolled in a professional or graduate degree program at a participating college or university in the state. Eligible degree programs include law, medicine, dentistry, and nursing to name a few. Students can apply by completing and filing for student financial aid and by contacting the student aid office where they plan to attend.

Doug Parker Memorial Scholarship - $2,500 - This scholarship is for students who live in Howard County, Maryland, who are seeking higher education. They or an immediate family must have been diagnosed and treated for cancer between the ages of 15 and 39. Applicants can go to for more information and apply.

Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant Program - $1,000 to $4,000 - This is both a merit and needs-based program for students in Maryland who plan on going into teaching, human services, social work, child care, nursing, and public service. 

Edward T. and Mary A. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program / Jean B. Cryor Memorial Scholarship Program - Amount: Equivalent to the annual in-state tuition within the University System of Maryland - Applicants must be Maryland residents who are the child, stepchild or surviving spouse of a U.S. Armed Forces member who died or suffered a permanent disability as a result of military service. It is also for the child, stepchild or surviving spouse of a victim of the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001.

Esperanza Scholarship - $5,000 to $20,000 - An applicant must be born outside of the U.S. or be a first generation American, who is a senior in a Maryland, Virginia, or D.C. high school. A committee from the local community will look into an applicant’s academic achievement, leadership and ability to overcoming challenges. Applicants can go to  to apply.

Flag House Scholarship Award - $1,812 - This scholarship is awarded to a high school senior from the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House in Baltimore. Applicants are only required to write an essay of 250 words or less on a question the Flag House provides, and the applicant must live in or be able to travel to Baltimore. Applicants can go to the website for more information.

JCS Newhoff Scholarship for a Jewish Student with a Diagnosed Learning Disability - Amount: Varies - The applicant must be from the Baltimore Metro area who plans on attending a college or university. They must be Jewish, have a documented learning disability, and they must come from a single parent home.

Kahdine Ann DaCosta Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership - $1,000 - An applicant must be a racial minority high school senior in the Baltimore Metro area in good standing who demonstrates excellent leadership skills in the community and through extracurricular activities. The applicant must commit to two consecutive years of community service.

Letitia B. Carter Scholarship - $2,000 - This scholarship is for Maryland residents who are taking hospitality-related classes and have documented industry experience. It is open to high school seniors, college students, and hospitality industry professionals, and interested applicants can go to the website for more information and apply.

Lisa Higgins-Hussman Foundation Scholarship - $2,500 - The applicant must be between the ages of 15 and 35 and a resident of Maryland, Virginia, or D.C., and they or an immediate family must have been diagnosed and treated for cancer. The website has more information about this scholarship.

Maryland Part-Time Grant Program - $2,000 - Students who are part-time undergraduates or are simultaneously enrolled in a secondary school and a college or university may apply to this grant program. Students can apply through the federal student aid application process.

Maryland Tuition Waiver for Foster Care Recipients - Applicants under the age of 25 who are attending a two or four-year college or university and are in an out-of-home placement in Maryland may qualify for this program. Students who qualify will have their tuition waived at a Maryland public college or university. They can apply for this through the federal student aid application process.

Perlita Liwanag Memorial Scholarship - $2,500 - This scholarship is for adults living in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and D.C., who are seeking a higher education in the U.S. They must have been between the ages of 15 and 39 when they or an immediate family member were diagnosed and treated for cancer. Interested applicants can go to the website for more information.

Regina C. Williams Memorial Scholarships - $1,000 - An applicant must be a high school senior residing in Prince Georges County, attend a Prince Georges County, public school, and has been accepted to a college. The student must work towards getting a degree in education. has more information about this scholarship.

The Junior League of Baltimore Young Woman Voluntarism Scholarship - $1,000 - This scholarship is for a female graduating high school senior who has performed excellent volunteer work throughout high school. The student must reside in Maryland, and no immediate family can be a member of the Junior League of Baltimore.

Korean American Scholarship Foundation – Eastern Regional Chapter - $500 to $5,000 - A student must be a Korean-American living in Maryland or one of the other eastern regional states for this chapter. It is a needs-based scholarship that is open to Koreans who are U.S. citizens and foreign nationals.


Youth Awards - For Latino high school seniors who excel both inside and outside the classroom, who have at least a 3.0 GPA and are Permanent residents.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes - Amount: $500 - For high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.