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About The Earth/Space Graduate Studies Program

Note that there are a limited number of scholarships available.

The Maryland Space Grant Consortium (MDSGC) in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University Graduate Division of Education offers graduate course work in earth/space science that may be used toward:

  • A Hopkins graduate certificate in Earth/Space Science; or

  • A Hopkins master’s degree -- Master of Science in Education: Educational Studies with Concentration in Earth/Space Science.


Who May Apply
Elementary, middle or high school mathematics, science, physics, environmental science, or geography teachers from public or private schools in Maryland may apply to the program.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

MDSGC Funding Assistance
Certificate Program
MDSGC provides scholarship funding for one-half of current Hopkins tuition and the full registration fee for teachers enrolled in the Graduate Certificate Program (six courses or 18 credits). These six courses are listed below under Description of Graduate Programs.

Master's Degree Program
MDSGC provides scholarship funding for one-half of current Hopkins tuition and the full registration fee for the same six courses offered in the Graduate Certificate Program (or 18 credits) for teachers enrolled in the Master of Science in Education: Educational Studies with Concentration in Earth/Space Science. These six courses are listed below under Description of Graduate Programs.

Teacher Financial Responsibilities

Teacher participants in the Earth/Space Science Graduate Program are responsible for the remainder of the tuition, for course textbooks and other related course materials, for their own transportation, and for Hopkins parking fees for those courses that are conducted on the Homewood campus. Teachers in the master’s degree program are also responsible for the 15 credits needed beyond the certificate courses, plus a capstone project.

 



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