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Maryland Space Grant Consortium
2017-2018 Scholarship Application

The Maryland Space Grant Consortium was established in 1989 under NASA's National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program.

One of the goals of the Maryland Space Grant Consortium is to offer financial support to Maryland students who are attending (or planning to attend) an affiliate institution who need financial support and who wish to pursue a career in math, science, engineering, or technology, that is related to aerospace or will lead to an aerospace career.

Awardees must be U.S. citizens enrolled as full-time students at a Maryland Consortium campus. Consortium campuses include: The Johns Hopkins University, Morgan State University, Towson University, University of Maryland College Park, University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Capitol Technology University, and Hagerstown Community College.

Awards vary and must be used for the following educational expenses (tuition, books, fees and room and board).


  • Application to, or enrollment in, an affiliate institution of the Maryland Space Grant Consortium (see above).
  • Full-time student majoring in (but not necessarily limited to): the biological and life sciences, chemistry, geological sciences, physics and astronomy, engineering and computer science.  Please note that we are interested in students whose academic major and career aspirations are likely to be related to aerospace.
  • Awards are for one year, but are renewable (on a competitive basis) upon maintaining a 3.0 G.P.A.
  • U. S. Citizen.
  • Community service may be required by some affiliates.

Fall 2017 application materials should be received by May 15, 2017 by the Maryland Space Grant Consortium, but applications can be considered at any time subject to availability of funding. Maryland Space Grant Consortium will then forward the application to affiliate institution selected by the student applicant.

Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy
The Johns Hopkins University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status in any student program or activity administered by the university or with regard to admission or employment. Defense Department discrimination in ROTC programs on the basis of sexual orientation conflict with this university policy.

The university is committed to encouraging a change in the defense Department policy. Questions regarding Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504 should be referred to the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs. (410) 516-8075.

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