For the 2019-2020 academic year, individual interesting in applying for the grant must complete the 2019-2020 Near Completer Grant Application. Click here to apply.
A Near Completer refers to an individual who has attended a two-year or four-year educational institution and has completed college credits but does not have a college degree and is no longer attending an institution of higher education.
Specifically, a Maryland Near Completer is someone who has:
This page is dedicated to introducing new resources available to individuals who are interested in returning to college and earning their first degree:
Beginning in July of 2019, a near completer who re-enrolls for the 2019-2020 academic year at a community college will be eligible for up to one-third of the in-county tuition charge. Near completers who re-enroll in a Public four-year institution will be eligible for up to one-third of the (in state) undergraduate tuition charge.
The grant may be used for tuition only after all non-loan aid has been applied.
Grants will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
2019-2020 Near Completer Grant Application
6 North Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-3300
Toll Free: (800) 974-0203 (If calling outside of the Baltimore City area)