General Eligibility Requirements
If you’re a student from Maryland with a GPA above 2.0, you can apply for Central Scholarship awards. You must be planning to attend an accredited United States college, university, community college or career school in the upcoming academic year. And you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. If you haven’t been a Maryland resident for at least one year, but you live within 200 miles of Baltimore City, you can still apply. You’ll be eligible for our interest-free loans only. Non-Maryland residents who are bilingual, and are pursuing graduate study in social work or mental health at Maryland schools, are also eligible, but only for the Stulman Endowed Scholarship.
I’m Eligible. Now What?
DEGREE-SEEKING STUDENTS Click HERE to apply for our 2017-2018 degree-seeking scholarships. The application will close on April 3, 2017.
CAREER OR TECHNOLOGY TRAINING STUDENTS Click HERE to apply for students in community college or career training programs (including, but not limited to, health professions, commercial driving, HVAC, and construction). Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis each month and finalists are contacted by email to interview. For example, an application submitted between January 1st and January 31st will receive a decision by February 28th.