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Maryland State Nursing Scholarships

To provide financial scholarship/loans to college students in Maryland who are interested in preparing for a career as a nurse.

Amount Awarded: $2400

Number Awarded: Varies; generally up to 300 each year.

Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for up to 3 additional years.

Deadline: June of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to nursing students attending a college, university, or hospital that awards a nursing degree (undergraduate or graduate) or diploma in Maryland. Applicants must be Maryland residents, be majoring or planning to major in a nursing-related field, and have earned at least a 3.0 GPA in high school or in a postsecondary nursing curriculum. Nurses seeking a second nursing degree are also eligible.

Contact Information:
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Attn: State Scholarship Administration
16 Francis Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
410/974-5370
Fax: 410/974-5376
sssamail@mhec.state.md.us
www.mhec.state.md.us