Although the state of Maryland is supposed to be among the wealthiest American states, the students find the education unaffordable, thus leaving them no choice but to drop their educational dreams. To make education less expensive and more accessible, the residents of the state of Maryland are offered innumerable scholarship opportunities. The federal government, Maryland state corporation, private organizations and companies, and educational institutions like universities, colleges, and vocational and trade schools offer a number of scholarships to the students who are permanent residents of the state. These scholarship opportunities are available not only to those who are residing in the state but to those who are planning to enroll in one of the accredited universities or colleges of the state of Illinois.

The various financial such as student loans, need-based and merit-based grants, scholarships and work-study programs offer the fund for paying the college costs to students based on various factors. The money received through need-based aids like student loans and certain grants is to be paid back but not scholarships and work-study programs. The students are offered various educational scholarships by the federal government, state corporations, private organizations, companies, and institutions. These financial aids help students in getting through financial trouble without much difficulty.


Scholarships are available to those who are in need of finance and assistance to pay for their education.


Students who are enrolled or planning to enroll in universities and colleges like the University of Maryland (UM), Johns Hopkins University or the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) are offered scholarship opportunities as well as the residents of the state of Illinois. Some of the scholarships awarded in Illinois state are as follows:-

  • Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship: The Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship is awarded to students who are enrolled for educational programs such as  Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN, MS), post-graduate certificate in nursing, Doctorate (Ph.D., DNP, EdD) or any other graduate programs related to nursing. 

  • Kahdine Ann DaCosta Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership: The students who display remarkable services in the community are awarded the Kahdine Ann DaCosta Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership to fund their education.

Application Deadline

January 31st, 2020

Award Amount

$1,500

Awards Available

1

Email Address

info@thecollegemonk.com

Contact Number

(720) 789-2907

Application Deadline

January 31st, 2020

Award Amount

$1,000

Awards Available

1

Email Address

info@thecollegemonk.com

Contact Number

(720) 789-2907

Application Deadline

May 18, 2019

Award Amount

$8,200

Awards Available

314

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarships@cbcfinc.org

Contact Number

202-262-2800

Application Deadline

June 30, 2019

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Contact Number

800 788-3368

Application Deadline

December 07, 2018

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

comcast@applyists.com

Contact Number

855-670-4787

Application Deadline

March 16, 2019

Award Amount

$3,500

Awards Available

4

Website

Link

Email Address

jacinda@niada.com

Contact Number

800-682-3837

Application Deadline

March 01, 2019

Award Amount

$200 - $2,000

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

osfamail@mhec.state.md.us

Contact Number

410-260-4565

Application Deadline

March 11, 2019

Award Amount

$2,500

Awards Available

1

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarship@ulmanfund.org

Contact Number

410-964-0202

Application Deadline

Varies

Award Amount

$5,000

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Contact Number

(410) 767-3300

Application Deadline

February 15, 2019

Award Amount

$1,000

Awards Available

2

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarships@ffa.org

Contact Number

317-802-6099

Application Deadline

June 01, 2019

Award Amount

$10,000

Awards Available

10

Website

Link

Email Address

prom@ducktapeclub.com

Contact Number

440-937-7096

Application Deadline

November 17, 2018

Award Amount

$5,000

Awards Available

50

Website

Link

Email Address

spirit@applyists.com

Contact Number

865-670-4787