Carefirst/Hal Cohen Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Monday
Awarded By:

Central Scholarship Bureau

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a graduate or professional student at the time of application.
  2. Must be a resident of Maryland.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.
  5. Must be majoring in economics or health policy.
  6. This award is for U.S. students.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for graduate students in Maryland who are majoring in economics or health policy. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher to be competitive during the selection process.

Application requirements for the Carefirst/Hal Cohen Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Essay
Additional Information: This scholarship is funded by Carefirst and provided in memory of Hal Cohen. Eligibility is limited to graduate and professional students who are pursuing a degree in economics or healthcare policy. This a competitive program; not all applicants will be selected as recipients. All decisions of Central Scholarship Bureau and the Grant Committees are final.

Award Amount: $2,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Applications are available on the Central Scholarship Bureau (CSB) website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit the following materials: a copy of his/her current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Student Aid Report (SAR) (or the applicant's most recent tax return if his/her FAFSA or SAR is not available); a completed 'Budget Form,' including the student's tuition costs and all known income sources; and an essay addressing the topic listed on the application. The SAR is sent to students once the FAFSA has been processed. Students must file the FAFSA by the deadline date. The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. In addition to completing the scholarship application, including all the needed information for the loan application, the applicant must call the CSB office to schedule an interview. Completed online applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Scholarship Coordinator
Address: 1700 Reisterstown Road Suite 220 Baltimore, Maryland 21208-2903

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