For students enrolling in credit-bearing coursework leading to a vocational certificate, certificate, or an Associate's Degree at a Maryland community college for the 2020-2021 academic year, the student must complete and submit:
Meanwhile, the 2019-2020 application process is now open for students who plan to enroll in a sequence of credit or non-credit courses that leads to licensure or certification; or in a registered apprenticeship program.
Who May Apply:
An individual may be eligible for a Promise Scholarship if the student:
How to Apply:
An individual must:
To complete the MSFAA online click here.
Click here for more information regarding the Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA).
An applicant is eligible for a scholarship if the applicant:
Students can receive an award of up to $5,000 to cover any remaining tuition and mandatory fee expenses at the community college after all other non-loan aid has been applied.
Renewing an Award:
Service Obligation Requirements:
IMPORTANT: The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as legal advice and does not have the force of law. MHEC has endeavored to make the information accurate and up-to-date, but if there is any variance between this website and applicable statutes and regulations, the statutes and regulations shall prevail.
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