An applicant is eligible for a Maryland Community
College Promise Scholarship if the applicant:
Eligible applicants must attend the community college located in their county,
or in the case of a regional community college, the region in which they live.
However, if the community college located where the student lives does not offer the degree or program
in which they enrolled, the student may attend any other Maryland community
college that offers that program. Additionally, eligible applicants may use the
scholarship to attend a community college that has on-campus residential
facilities for students.
Note: Applicants that completed and listed a community college on their FAFSA
or MSFAA by August 31st will be notified by email of the required
documentation to submit for further consideration of the Promise Scholarship.
Applicants can also login to their MDCAPS and check their “To Do List” for a
complete listing of all required documentation.
Students enrolled in credited courses who have already
completed the FAFSA or MSFAA by March 1st, should not complete the Promise Apprenticeship – Non-Credit Inquiry
The Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship
is renewable for up to two years as long as the student remains qualified by:
of the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship Program must sign an
agreement to work full-time within one year after:
The recipient must continue to use an address in the
State as reported on the recipient’s State income tax return and maintain
employment for at least 1 year for each year the scholarship was awarded.
student fails to fulfill the service obligation and secure employment, the
award will convert into a loan payable to the state.
of the Service Obligation Requirements:
A recipient of the Promise scholarship can defer
their service obligation requirement as follows:
6 North Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-3300
Toll Free: (800) 974-0203 (If calling outside of the Baltimore City area)