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This award is for U.S undergraduate students who served as armed forces personnel in the Afghanistan or Iraq Conflicts, and their sons, daughters, or spouses who are current high school seniors, and full-time and part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students enrolled in an eligible accredited Maryland postsecondary institution.
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- Awarded by:
- Maryland Higher Education Commission
Up to $10,655 annually. Awards may be held for up to five years of full-time enrollment or eight years of part-time enrollment providing the student maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher and files the FAFSA by March 1 each year. Award amounts are tentative and may be adjusted based on verification of Veterans Educational Benefits received under Chapter 33/Post 9/11 GI Bill. The total dollar amount of all State awards, may not exceed the cost of attendance as determined by the school's financial aid office or $19,000, whichever is less.
- Approximately 125 awards are disbursed annually.
Applications are available from the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) website. Students must also file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. The FAFSA is ava... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.