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Academic Scholars Programs

CSM offers programs for our high-achieving students. Eligibility may depend on county of residency.

Presidential Scholars Program

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The Presidential Scholars Program at the College of Southern Maryland offers high-achieving Calvert County students the unique opportunity to engage with a community of scholars. Combining rigorous classroom instruction with enriching programming, the Presidential Scholars Program leads to an Associate in Arts degree, with guaranteed transfer to over 50 colleges and universities. To support your academic work at the College of Southern Maryland, scholarship support is provided by the Florence B. Trueman Scholarship Fund of Calvert County.

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Additional scholarships are available based on a variety of criteria. View all of our scholarships on the Scholarship Finder.

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To recognize high achieving students who have demonstrated outstanding ability, achievement, and potential, the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) offers an Academic Excellence Scholarship program for qualified graduates of area high schools. One recipient from each of the Charles County and St. Mary’s County public high schools may be awarded the Academic Excellence Scholarship.

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Additional scholarships are available based on a variety of criteria. View all of our scholarships on the Scholarship Finder.

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Take an in-depth look at an area of interest while earning college credit. Designed for rising junior and senior high school students, the CSM Summer Scholars Program is an opportunity for outstanding high school students to take a three-credit college course that blends traditional on-campus classes with extended learning activities that will prepare you for college success.

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