Distinguished Scholar Award
Sponsored by: Maryland Higher Education Commission
Applicants are nominated by their high schools during junior year (with achievement of unweighted 3.7 academic FIPA or higher). Talent in the arts (dance, drama, visual arts, vocal & instrumental music) or by being named a finalist by the National Merit Corporation.
|Application Deadline||March 1|
|Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest||Scholarship|
|Number of Applications||4200|
|Awarded every year?||yes|
Renewable up to three years if recipient maintains minimum annual 3.0 GPA and parents maintain Maryland residency.
|Must be repaid?||no|
|Required to attend a specific school?||no|