Financial aid is available to eligible students through each of the participating
universities. If you are seeking financial aid, you must apply through the
institution to which you are accepted.
University System of Maryland at Hagerstown Scholarship
The USMH Scholarship Fund
Awards for the 2013-2014
academic year consist of scholarships for students who are
rising juniors or beyond and who are working toward a bachelor’s or graduate
degree at USMH. Requirements include: A GPA of a B or better, junior status
or 64 credits completed, a complete and timely application including all
points listed below. Awards may be renewed twice. The awards may be used for
tuition, fees, books or supplies and will be paid to the registrar of the
USMH institution the awardee attends. All application material must be
submitted by March 15 each year to the USMH reception office.
Click here to download an application.
To view the USMH Scholarship Guide, click here.
Kelly Regents Scholarship
The Regents Scholars Program is the most prestigious
scholarship awarded in the University System of Maryland. The scholarship
awards cover the entire cost of in-state tuition, mandatory fees, on-campus
room and board as well as providing a stipend to defray other academic expenses.
Regents scholars are selected on the basis of demonstrated academic ability
as well as strong motivation, exceptional character and a record of extracurricular
accomplishments. The Kelly Regents Scholarship for USMH may be awarded to
a Maryland community college transfer student who has completed a minimum
of 56 credits with a 3.8 or higher Grade Point Average, has demonstrated
financial need, and has decided to pursue a full-time bachelor's degree through
Funds are available through the federal government through grants, low-interest
loans and work study. To apply for these programs, you must complete the
Free Application for Federal Student Aid Form (FAFSA). You can complete the
form online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
You will need to list the school to which you have been accepted and the
following Title IV code:
- Frostburg State University—002072
- Towson University-002099
- University of Maryland, College Park-002103
- University of Maryland University
- Salisbury University—002091
Another source of federal aid is The Student Guide (Financial Aid from the
U.S. Department of Education). Information and application may be obtained
online at www.studentaid.ed.gov.
State of Maryland Programs
Scholarship/grant money is available through the State of Maryland. Funds are
both merit- and need-based. To apply, you must complete the Free Application
for Federal Student Aid Form. You can complete the form online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Out-of-state residents can apply for tuition assistance to reduce tuition
from out-of-state rates to in-state rates. This program has a Maryland post-graduate
service requirement. If you are interested in this program or any of the
other State of Maryland programs, see www.mhec.state.md.us.