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13b.08.11.00.htm 13B.08.11.00. Title 13B MARYLAND HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION Subtitle 08 FINANCIAL AID Chapter 11 Richard W. Collins III Leadership with Honor Scholarship Program Authority: Education Article, §11-105(u) 18-204(c) and 18-605(e) Annotated Code of Maryland
13b.08.11.01.htm 13B.08.11.01. 01 Program Established.. A. There is a Richard W. Collins III Leadership with Honor Scholarship Program, which is administered by the Office pursuant to Education Article, §18-605, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. A purpose of the program is to further the State’s compelling interests in educating diverse student bodies and in achieving diversity in ROTC programs.
13b.08.11.02.htm 13B.08.11.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Commission” means the Maryland Higher Education Commission.. 2) “Director” means the Executive Director of the Office.. 3) “Education expenses” means:. a) Tuition;. b) Mandatory fees; and. c) Costs of room and board.. 4) “Eligible institution” means Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Morgan State University, or University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
13b.08.11.03.htm 13B.08.11.03. 03 Student Eligibility.. A. Subject to the State budget, the Office annually shall determine a student’s eligibility to receive a scholarship.B. An applicant is eligible for a scholarship if the applicant:. 1) Is enrolled full-time or part-time at an eligible institution;. 2) Is a member of a ROTC program;. 3) Has been identified by the institution as a minority student or a student who is a member of another group historically underrepresented in Reserve Officer Training Corp (R
13b.08.11.04.htm 13B.08.11.04. 04 Application Process.. A. A student shall apply annually to the Office to be eligible for a scholarship.. B. Form of Application.. 1) An applicant shall apply and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by June 15.2) If the applicant is ineligible to submit a FAFSA, but qualifies for in-State tuition under Education Article, Title 15, Annotated Code of Maryland, the applicant shall submit a Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA) in lieu of the FAFSA.
13b.08.11.05.htm 13B.08.11.05. 05 Scholarship Renewal.. A. Subject to Regulation .06 of this chapter, an applicant shall be eligible to renew a scholarship for a subsequent year if the applicant:1) Timely submits an application under Regulation .04 of this chapter;. 2) Continues to meet the requirements of Regulation .03 of this chapter; and. 3) Continues to maintain satisfactory academic progress standards as defined by the institution.. B. A recipient may receive a scholarship for a maximum of 4 years..
13b.08.11.06.htm 13B.08.11.06. 06 Amount of Scholarship.. A. An annual scholarship award shall be in the amount prescribed by the Director, which may not exceed the recipient’s education expenses.B. The minimum scholarship award amount may not be less than $500 per semester and $1,000 for the academic year.
13b.08.11.07.htm 13B.08.11.07. 07 Selection of Recipients.. A. Priority of Scholarship Awards. The Office shall:. 1) Give priority to awarding scholarships to applicants with the greatest financial need;. 2) Award at least 25 percent of its total annual scholarship budget to students at Bowie State University; and3) Award the remaining amount of its total annual scholarship budget to students at other eligible institutions.B. An applicant’s financial need shall be based upon the Expected Family Co
13b.08.11.08.htm 13B.08.11.08. 08 Award Notification and Acceptance.. A. Recipients shall be notified by the Office through the Maryland College Aid Processing System (MDCAPS) of the awards.B. A recipient shall log on to MDCAPS in order to accept an award, except that, in extenuating circumstances as determined by the Director, a student may accept an award by providing written acceptance to the Office.
13b.08.11.09.htm 13B.08.11.09. 09 Payment of Awards.. A. The Office shall make an award payment to the institution for each semester that the eligible recipient is granted the award.B. The institution shall certify to the Office, and request payment for all recipients, on a semester basis, on or before:1) December 15, for the fall semester; and. 2) May 15, for the spring semester.. C. An institution that fails to certify and request payment for all recipients on a semester basis under §B of this regulatio
13b.08.11.9999.htm 13B.08.11.9999. Administrative History Effective date: November 18, 2019 (46:23 Md. R. 1066). Regulation .02B amended effective June 29, 2020 (47:13 Md. R. 642) April 19, 2021 (48:8 Md. R. 310). Regulation .03B amended effective April 19, 2021 (48:8 Md. R. 310). Regulation .04 amended effective October 18, 2021 (48:21 Md. R. 890). Regulation .04B, E amended effective April 19, 2021 (48:8 Md. R. 310). Regulation .07A amended effective October 18, 2021 (48:21 Md. R. 890).
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