Maryland State Scholarships
The State of Maryland each year awards Guaranteed Access grants, Educational Access grants,
House of Delegates and Senatorial scholarships to legal residents of the state. To apply, and
to obtain a complete listing of all State of Maryland scholarships, contact the Maryland State
Scholarship Administration. The application deadline is March 1 for the following academic year.
To view the status of your application please follow the instructions on the
Maryland Higher Education Commission's On-Line Student Aid Inquiry System
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Maryland Higher Education Publications
College 411: Student Guide to Higher Education and Financial Aid in Maryland:
English Version -
Maryland State Scholarships Awarded through the Financial Aid office at Salisbury University
Tuition Reduction for Non-resident Nursing Students
How to apply: Complete and file a Tuition Reduction for Non-Resident Nursing Students application and submit it to the financial aid office. The application and additional information is available at:
- You must be a resident of a state other than Maryland
- You must be fully matriculated in the nursing program.
- You must be enrolled as a full-time (12+ credits per semester) or part-time (6-11 credits per semester), degree-seeking
undergraduate student. Audited courses cannot be used to reach the minimum credit hours required for full-time or part-time
status. You must be accepted into a nursing program.
- You must sign and return a promissory note agreeing to serve as a full-time nurse in a hospital or related institution
in Maryland. Service is for four years if you attend a four-year public institution, regardless of the number of years for
which you received an award, or you must repay the scholarship with interest. If you hold this scholarship with any other
award requiring a service obligation, you must perform your service in consecutive years. Recipients of this Program have
six months from the date of graduation to begin the service.
Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program
You must be:
Additional information about the program is available at: http://www.mhec.state.md.us/financialAid/ProgramDescriptions/prog_conroy.asp. Please contact the Financial Aid office
at 410-543-6165 for an application.
- A Maryland resident, and if dependent, your parents must also be Maryland residents (with the exception of spouses and
children of public safety officers killed in the line of duty who must have been a Maryland resident at the time of death
or when declared 100 percent disabled.)
- The son or daughter of a member of the United States armed forces who is deceased as a result of military service or
who suffered a service connected 100 percent permanent disability as a result of military service; or,
- A veteran who suffers a service connected disability of 25 percent or greater as a result of military service and has
exhausted or is no longer eligible for Federal veterans’ educational benefits; or,
- The son or daughter or surviving spouse (who has not remarried) of a victim of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
who died as a result of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the attack on the Pentagon in Virginia, or
the crash of United Airlines Flight 93 in Pennsylvania; or,
- The son or daughter or surviving spouse (who has not remarried) of a State or local public safety employee or volunteer
who died in the line of duty or who sustained an injury in the line of duty that rendered the public safety or employee or
volunteer 100 percent disabled; or
- A POW/MIA of the Vietnam Conflict or his/her son or daughter; or,
- A State or local public safety employee or volunteer who became 100 percent disabled in the line of duty.