A college education has become a significant expense for most families and requires careful planning. Whatever your financial situation is, we encourage you to use this information to help you understand college funding so you can navigate the financial aid process with greater ease.

State Financial Aid

States provide many financial aid opportunities to help ease the cost of a college education. Please select the state you reside in to learn about state sponsored internships, scholarships and financial aid programs for undergraduate students and assistantships, fellowships, and residency programs for graduate and professional students.


For more detailed information on state financial aid programs contact:

Maryland Higher Education Commission

Office of Student Financial Assistance

6 North Liberty Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

410 767-3300

800 974-0203


Click on the appropriate program name and scroll to the bottom of the program page to access the program’s application and conditions of award information.

Need-Based Grants

  • Part-Time Grant
  • Graduate and Professional Scholarship Program
  • Legislative Scholarships

    Merit-Based Scholarships

    Career-Based Scholarships

    Renewals or Service Obligations Only

    Unique Populations