Maryland Part-Time Grant

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Maryland Higher Education Commission

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards varies according to the amount of funds available and the number of eligible students. Funds may not be available to award all eligible students.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of Maryland.
  3. Must be enrolled or plan to enroll as a part-time student (6-11 credits per semester).
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  5. Must be a high school junior or older at time of application. Students may be dual enrolled (while in high school) or enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate student.
  6. Must enroll at a two-year or four-year Maryland college or university.

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

Description: This award is available to Maryland undergraduate students who are planning to enroll part-time (6 to 11 credit hours) at a Maryland institution. Students must demonstrate financial need, as determined from information provided on the FAFSA.

Application requirements for the Maryland Part-Time Grant are:

Additional Information: Eligibility for a Maryland Part-Time Grant is based on student financial need, as determined by the FAFSA. Recipients are selected by the institution. Dually enrolled students must contact the financial aid office of the institution they will attend to determine eligibility to apply.

Award Amount: $200 to $2,000 annually, renewable for up to a total of eight years. Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress, as determined by the institution, and must complete the FAFSA each year to renew the award.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Program information is available from the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) website. To apply, the student must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available online at, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. The student must also contact the financial aid office of his/her institution and ask to be considered for the Part-Time Grant. MHEC recommends that students file the FAFSA as soon as possible after Jan. 1 and by March 1 each year. The student should contact his/her institution for additional deadlines.
About Maryland Higher Education Commission:
Contact Information: Linda Asplin, Program Administrator
Address: 6 N. Liberty St. Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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