Distinguished Scholar Award-Maryland

Sponsor: Maryland State Higher Education Commission

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1251 Awarded, 5508 Applied
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Renewable award for Maryland students enrolled full-time at Maryland institutions. National Merit Scholar Finalists automatically offered award. Others may qualify for the award in satisfying criteria of a minimum 3.7 GPA or in combination with high test scores, or for Talent in Arts competition in categories of music, drama, dance, or visual arts. Must maintain annual 3.0 GPA in college for award to be renewed.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Must attend a university, a four-year college or a two-year college
  • Must study full-time
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must currently be a high school student
  • Restricted to residents of Maryland
  • Restricted to students studying in Maryland

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