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Regents Scholarships

REGENTS SCHOLARSHIPS 2019-20
For Maryland Community College Transfer Students

Regents Scholarships and Grants

Number of Awards

Criteria

Gross or Shipley

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2
  • Earn a 4.0 Grade Point Average
  • Complete the Associate’s degree
  • Pursue any major leading to the bachelor’s degree at any USM institution

Kelly

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2
  • Earn a 3.8 Grade Point Average or higher
  • Complete a minimum of 56 credits
  • Demonstrate financial need by submitting FAFSA
  • Pursue any major leading to the bachelor’s degree at any USM institution

Weinberg for Part-Time Student

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1
  • Earn a 4.0 Grade Point Average
  • Complete the Associate’s degree
  • Pursue any major for the bachelor’s degree at any USM institution on a part-time basis
  • Tuition, mandatory fees, small stipend for books & expenses provided

Required Documentation

  1. Nomination letter from the community college president. Students should not contact the President's Office.
  2. Scholarship Application
  3. Personal Statement of the student’s educational and career goals
  4. Official copy of the community college transcript – we prefer Electronic Transcript to USM Office, FICE code 007959
  5. Unofficial copies or grade slips from all other colleges and universities attended
  6. Résumé or listing of the student’s extracurricular and community activities
  7. Evidence of the student’s scholarly and creative activities – limit of two items (can include scanned copies of artwork, photos, creative projects, research papers, published material, honors, awards, etc.)
  8. One or two letters of recommendation from faculty or staff members at the community college
  9. Please do not submit the application items in folders or binders - staples or clips are permitted.

Please note:

  1. Preference will be given to Maryland residents during the scholarship selection process.
  2. Students must submit the FAFSA in order to be considered for any of the Kelly Regents Scholarships or Grants.
  3. Items with the student’s personal information should be sent by more secure means such as fax, direct mailing or Electronic Transcript.
  4. Other documentation -- such as letters of nomination, scholarly/creative evidence, or recommendations -- may be sent by fax or by email with attachments.

All the necessary documentation (except the nomination letter from the president) must be submitted to Jacqui Rogers, Coordinator of Transfer and Articulation at the College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus in the Administration (AD) Building, Room 216 no later than May 10, 2019.