Students from the following states may be eligible for state grants or scholarships to help fund their education at Hopkins: Delaware, Maryland, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Receipt of a state scholarship is contingent upon the decision of your state scholarship agency. Some states may require a separate scholarship application.
For Maryland residents, the Howard P. Rawlings Guaranteed Access Grant may help cover a significant portion of the cost of full-time study at Johns Hopkins University or any other public or private college or university in Maryland. Johns Hopkins provides a matching grant award to eligible Maryland residents who receive a Guaranteed Access Grant.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
An applicant is eligible for a scholarship if the applicant:
Is enrolled in a public community college as a candidate in a credit-bearing vocational certificate, a credit-bearing certificate, or an associate degree program within two years after graduating from a high school or successfully completing a GED in the State on or before the July prior to the start of the Fall semester;
Enrolls in at least 12 credits per semester at the community college;
Is eligible for in-state tuition, as determined by the community college in accordance with Education Article, Title 15, and Annotated Code;
Earned an unweighted cumulative GPA of at least a 2.3 or its equivalent at the end of the first semester of your senior year in high school.
Had an annual adjusted gross income of not more than:
$100,000 if the candidate is single or resides in a single-parent household; or
$150,000 if the applicant is married or resides in a two-parent household for the 2017 tax year as defined by MHEC;
Has not earned a bachelor’s degree or an associate degree; and
Has not been awarded another educational grant or scholarship that covers the applicant’s full cost of attendance at the community college.
Students can receive an award of up to $5,000 to cover any remaining tuition and mandatory fee expenses at the community college after all other non-loan aid has been applied.
The Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship is renewable for up to two years as long as the student remains qualified by: Applying annually with MHEC by the established deadline; Remaining eligible for in-state tuition; Completing at least 12 credits per semester; Maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5;Making satisfactory academic progress toward a credit-bearing vocational certificate, credit-bearing certificate, or associate degree; Meeting the income requirements; and Submitting by March 1 the FAFSA or separate Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA) for students ineligible to receive federal aid but eligible for in-state tuition.
Organization / Institution Name
Johns Hopkins University