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Did you know that Maryland is considered the wealthiest state in the nation? Having the highest median household income doesn’t mean that paying for college is any easier, though. That’s why scholarships for Maryland residents and students are a great addition to help pay for educational expenses. If you don’t currently live in Maryland, but you plan to attend one of its colleges, such as Johns Hopkins University, the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), or the University of Maryland (UM), you may also be qualified for these state-specific scholarships. From Baltimore to Cumberland, Annapolis to Salisbury, if you are a resident or plan to attend school in Maryland, you could add some free college dollars to your savings, too. Check out this directory of scholarships for Maryland students, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free ScholarshipExperts profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Letitia B. Carter Scholarship

High school seniors or older students who have applied to an RAMEF-recognized professional development program in hospitality or are enrolled in an RAMEF-recognized foodservice/hospitality program and plan to pursue hospitality-related coursework are eligible for this award. Students must be Maryland residents, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and have 400 hours of documented industry experience (if high school/college students) OR 1,500 hours if an industry professional or teacher/instructor.

Total: $1000

Awards: 2

Deadline: April 23

University of Maryland Dean’s Scholarship

University of Maryland offers Dean’s Scholarships which are annual merit awards ranging from $1,500 for freshman year or $4,500 per year for both freshman and sophomore years. Each fall, roughly 400 new recipients of the Dean’s Scholarship are welcomed to campus. Click to learn more and apply today!

Total: $1800000

Awards: 400


Edward T. and Mary A. Conroy Memorial & Jean. B. Cryor Memorial Scholarship Program

This award is available to Maryland students who are planning to enroll at a two-year or four-year Maryland college or university. The student must be a: dependent of a deceased or disabled veteran; disabled veteran; dependent of a victim of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks; veteran or dependent of a veteran who was declared POW/MIA in Vietnam; dependent of a deceased or disabled state/local public safety employee/volunteer; deceased or disabled state/local public safety employee/volunteer; or dependent of a school employee who died or was disabled in the line of duty.

Total: $6143

Awards: 140

Deadline: July 15

CollegeBound Foundation Last-Dollar Grant

This award is for U.S. high school seniors that will graduate from a Balitmore city public high school. Students must be accepted to and plan to attend a 4-year college/university in Maryland. Students must not have a total family income greater than $75,000.

Total: $225000

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 01

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Foundation Scholars Grant

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation supports work in four areas of interest. Ninety five percent (95%) of funding from The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation is reserved for programs in greater Baltimore and the State of Maryland. The foundation will make a limited number of new grants each year to projects that address specific interests or issues. Research as to causes and treatment of mental illness and services for people with mental illness and their families. Within this area, special interests include: Promoting recovery and participation in community life for people with serious mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression Increasing access to mental health treatment for underserved populations. Strategies of interest include integrating mental health care into community and primary care settings and providing services to minority communities, including those with limited English proficiency Increasing the adoption of evidence-based practices in treatment settings

Total: $5000

Awards: 3


Northrop Grumman Foundation Scholarship for Sophomores & Juniors

This award is available for female U.S. college sophomores and juniors who major in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, software engineering, or systems engineering. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and attend select institutions as listed on the SWE website.

Total: $25000

Awards: 5

Deadline: May 01

Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation Scholarship

The Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation offers scholarships worth $14,000. Two $2,000 scholarships for high school seniors and two $5,000 college/university scholarships.

Total: $20000

Awards: 4

Deadline: June 15

KASF Eastern Region Scholarship

This award is available for Korean-American students living in and attending school in Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and plan to enroll full time.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 30

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$5,000 Niche November Scholarship