Who may apply: Non-residents
of Maryland who attend a two-year or four-year public institution in
How to apply: Apply online
using the MD CAPS system at
https://mdcaps.mhec.state.md.us (see application instructions below). Print out all required documents after
filing. Once completed, submit documents to the Office of Student
When to apply:
Eligible majors: Undergraduate
You must be a
resident of a state other than Maryland. You must enroll at a two-year or
four-year Maryland public college or university as a full-time (12+ credits
per semester) or part-time (6-11 credits per semester), degree-seeking
undergraduate student. Audited courses cannot be used to reach the minimum
credit hours required for full-time or part-time status. You must be accepted into a nursing program.
This award is not
based on need.
Your college may
reduce your tuition so that you pay the tuition charged to a Maryland
Your award will be
renewed automatically for an additional year if you attend a two-year public
institution or for an additional three years if you attend a four-year
public institution. You must maintain the satisfactory academic progress
standards of the institution you attend and remain enrolled in an eligible
You must sign and
return a promissory note agreeing to serve as a full-time nurse in a
hospital or related institution. Service is for four years if you attended a four-year public institution or
for two years if you attended a two-year public institution, regardless of
the number of years for which you received an award, or you must repay the scholarship with interest.
you hold this scholarship with any other award requiring a service
obligation, you must perform your service in consecutive years. Recipients of this Program
have six months from the date of graduation
to begin the service.
apply for the 2014-2015 academic year, please go to: https://mdcaps.mhec.state.md.us
You will be required to create a user id and password.
You will then be sent an email with an activation link. You MUST
activate your account prior to logging in to your account You will
then be able to apply
online for programs, as well as check the status of your
Conditions of Tuition Reduction (PDF) FOR THE 2014-2015
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