Aid for Maryland Residents

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) offers scholarships and grants to Maryland residents. It is important to note that the state's priority financial aid deadline is March 1. For information regarding a specific scholarship or grant, please review MHEC's Financial Assistance Programs & Applications.


Need-Based Grants

Eligible Maryland resident students who are not eligible to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) may complete the Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA) to be considered for the state of Maryland grant programs. Please visit the FAQs for the Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA) website for additional information.

Legislative Scholarships