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​The Maryland H​igher Education Commission (MHEC) is the ​​State’s higher education regulatory and coordinating board, responsible for establishi​​ng statewide policies for Maryland public & private colleges and universities, as well as for the for-profit career sc​hools. MHEC also administe​rs more than $100 million each year through financial aid programs that positively impact students as they work to achieve their higher education goals. 


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Maryland SmartSave is an extensive resource of financial aid programs in the form of grants, scholarships and other awards to help pay for furthering your education.
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