Maryland Scholarships

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Charles W. Riley Firefighter and Ambulance and Rescue Squad Member Scholarship Program

MHEC annually awards scholarships to Maryland residents who are actively engaged firefighters, ambulance, or rescue squad members, and wish to pursue undergraduate degrees in related fields in Maryland.

Amount
$6,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 1

Evans Scholars Program

The Evans Scholars Foundation, administered by the Western Golf Association, offers up to $60,000- scholarships to deserving caddies to pursue undergraduate degrees in Ohio.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 15
Winner announcement
by May 31

ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship

ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship is an annual program to support undergraduate engineering students in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

EESI Future Climate Leaders Scholarship Program

Students at HBCUs can apply for up to $5,000 in awards each academic year to pursue programs related to environmental science, clean energy, and climate policy at EESI-accredited institutions.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.75
Deadline
January 12

InspirASIAN Scholarship Program

The InspirASIAN Scholarship Program awards $2,000 to qualifying high school senior and graduate students and undergraduate student in one of 18 states of InspirASIAN Chapter to complete their degrees.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
28 winners
Required GPA
3.4
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
May, 2022

InspirASIAN Scholarships

InspirASIAN National Scholarships and InspirASIAN State Scholarships are annual programs offering $2,000 and $1,000 to selected high school students for college studies.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
25 winners
Required GPA
3.4
Deadline
January 31

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship offers need-based scholarships of between $500 and $5,000 to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in accredited colleges in the U.S.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
48 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 7
Winner announcement
April 2023

CEMS Fund Scholarship

The Cynthia E. Morgan Memorial Fund Scholarship is offered to one student in Maryland to pursue or is presently pursuing, a medical-related course at an institution within the state.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 25

2+2 Transfer Scholarship

The 2+2 Transfer Scholarship awards from $1,000 to $2,000 to help transfer students from Maryland community colleges to pursue their bachelor's degrees in accredited four-year institutions.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 1

Howard P. Rawlings Educational Assistance Grant

The Howard P. Rawlings EA Grant is offered to high school seniors or degree-seeking undergraduates in Maryland to fund their studies at any post-secondary institution in Maryland.

Amount
$1,000–$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 1
Winner announcement
May 1

Legg Mason’s Community Scholarship

The scholarship, managed by Baltimore City Foundation (BCF), is awarded to high school students in Maryland pursuing a degree at a four-year public institution in Maryland. The award is renewable.

Amount
$20,000–$80,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 1

Maryland Delegate Scholarship

The Maryland Delegate Scholarship awards amounts between $1,000 to $29,600 to Maryland residents who plan to pursue a post-secondary credential either on a full-time or part-time basis.

Amount
$1,000–$29,600
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 1

Maryland Graduate and Professional School Scholarship Program

The Maryland Graduate and Professional Scholarship Program presents to residents of Maryland pursuing graduate and professional degrees in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, nursing, law, or social work.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 1

Near Completer Grant

The Near Completer Grant is an award to students who were previously enrolled in associate or bachelor's degree programs but did not finish them and intend to re-enroll.

Amount
$3,700
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2
Deadline
March 1

Richard W. Collins III Leadership with Honor Scholarship

Maryland Higher Education Commission annually awards the Richard W. Collins Leadership with Honor Scholarship to minority students who are part of ROTC programs at Maryland’s four HBCUs.

Amount
$500–$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship

The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship awards up to $20,000 is awarded to 12 immigrant high school graduates to pursue undergraduate programs of their choice in the U.S.

Amount
$1,000–$20,000
Scholarships awarded
12 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
August 30

VMDAEC Educational Foundation Scholarship

The VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation annually offers scholarships of $1,000 to high school seniors and graduates from Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware to pursue an undergraduate degree.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
June 1

Creative and Performing Arts Scholarships

The University of Maryland Department of Art offers fully-funded Creative and Performing Arts Scholarships of up to $20,000 to eight undergraduate students including freshmen and eligible transfer students.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 7

Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship

The Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship offers twenty $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
20 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 30

Bechtel Corporation Scholarship

The Bechtel Corporation Scholarship awards $5,000 to underrepresented undergraduates looking to major in the specified engineering degrees at the listed universities.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 1

Community Service Scholarships

Preparing for college is an exciting time, but it can also be an overwhelming undertaking, especially for students graduating during a pandemic.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
50 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 10
Winner announcement
July 2023

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

Fourth Circuit Essay Contest

The United States Court Of Appeals For The Fourth Circuit offers the Fourth Circuit Essay Contest to high school students with awards of $1,000, $1,500, and $2,000.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 15
Winner announcement
August 2023

Study.com September Scholarships

The Study.com September Scholarships offer 30 students in any field of study from the United States or 25 specific states a $500 scholarship each to pursue their undergraduate studies.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
December

Exelon HBCU Corporate Scholars Program

The Exelon Scholarship is a need-based financial scholarship given to African-American students per year for their four-year undergraduate studies in preparation for a career in Exelon and the energy industry.

Amount
$25,000–$100,000
Scholarships awarded
24 winners
Required GPA
2.8
Deadline
November 19
Winner announcement
February 2024

Maryland Scholarships

Maryland is one of the quirkiest and most welcoming states in America. It might be a small state but it has many educational opportunities to pursue. There are over 60 colleges and universities in the state. There are also a lot of scholarship opportunities to opt for that can help you get through college conveniently.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Maryland?

  • Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University ranks 7th among the top national universities in the United States. If you’re looking for a scholarship in Maryland, check out the ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship.

 

  • University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland, College Park ranks around 55th in the list of the top national universities in the United States. The Howard P. Rawlings Educational Assistance Grant is a great way to fund your studies at this university.

 

  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County ranks 137th in the list of the top national universities in the United States. If you’re looking for funding, try the CEMS Fund Scholarship.

Most popular majors in Maryland?

  1. Biology
  2. Engineering
  3. Business

Where does Maryland rank in education?

Maryland ranks 3rd on a list of most educated states and 8th in terms of best public school systems. Read our reports on 2022 Most & Least Educated States and States with Best & Worst Public School Systems for more.