New Tool to Streamline the State Scholarship Application Process is Available

​The Maryland Higher Education Commission recently announced a new financial aid tool that streamlines the process when applying for State scholarships and grants.

It was named the MHEC One-App to indicate that now there is just one application for students to review and apply for the 27 scholarships available to them through the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Students who plan to attend a college, university, or career/trade school between July 1, 2024 and June 30, 2025 may now apply for all of the financial aid programs offered by the State in one convenient location.

“This new app offers easy access to the financial aid information, while providing a more streamlined process when applying for the $130 million in financial aid available to Maryland students," said Maryland Higher Education Commission Acting Secretary Dr. Sanjay Rai.

To get started, students must log into or create their Maryland College Aid Processing System account, known as their MDCAPS account. Students who do not currently have an account are required to create one, because the new application process (MHEC One-App) is found in the student's MDCAPS account. This includes undocumented students who are eligible for in-state tuition. The new MHEC One-App tool replaces the Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA), which is also located in their Maryland College Aid Processing System (MDCAPS) account.

Once logged into the MDCAPS account, click on the MHEC One-App link and follow the prompts to review and apply for the 27 scholarships available through the Maryland Higher Education Commission.​

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