Maryland State Grants

The Maryland Higher Education Commission’s Office of Student Financial Aid administers three need-based grants for Maryland residents attending the College. State awards from these categories will reduce a student’s need based McDaniel Grant. They are:

  • The Howard P. Rawlings Educational Assistance Grant
  • The Howard P. Rawlings Guaranteed Access Grant
  • Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grants
  • Guaranteed Access Partnership Program (GAPP) Grant -- Please visit Institutional Grants.

For detailed information and application materials visit http://www.mhec.state.md.us/.

The deadline for applying for these grants is March 1.

Students are strongly urged to apply well before the deadline. Students who apply late are generally not funded.