The nursing scholarship is for the amount of tuition and mandatory fees up to $3,000 per year. Students enrolled in an accelerated nursing program that includes mandatory summer academic sessions can be awarded the amount of tuition and fees not to exceed $4,500 per calendar year. Summer funding requests must be in writing and be received by The Office of Student Financial Assistance by April 1 of each year. You may hold the State Nursing Scholarship with other State awards, but the total dollar amount of all State awards may not exceed the cost of attendance as determined by your school’s financial aid office or $19,000, whichever is less.
You and your parents (if you are a dependent student) must be Maryland residents. You must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA in high school or college. You must enroll at a two-year or four-year Maryland college or university as a full-time (12+ credits per semester) or part-time (6-11 semester credits) undergraduate student or a full-time (9+ credits per semester) or part-time (6-8 credits) graduate student in a program leading to a degree in nursing. Audited courses cannot be used to reach the minimum credit hours required for full-time or part-time status.
Current high school seniors and degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Priority is given to students who have been accepted into their institution�s nursing program.
This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.
Maryland higher Education Commission Office of Student Financial Assistance
State of Maryland
839 Bestgate Road
Annapolis, MD 21401-3013