The 2+2 Transfer Scholarship is designed to assist and encourage transfer students from Maryland community colleges to attend a 4-year institution within Maryland. Students must be enrolled in an eligible accredited Maryland postsecondary institution.
Benefits: $1,000 annually, or $2,000 annually for students who enroll in a science, teaching, engineering, computer science, math or nursing program.
Who may apply: Students currently enrolled full-time or part-time as a degree-seeking student at a community college in Maryland. You must have demonstrated financial need, defined as a federally calculated expected family contribution (EFC) of $10,000 or less as reported on the student's FAFSA.
How to apply: Applicants for the scholarship must submit the 2+2 Transfer Scholarship application available through MD CAPS, complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov, submit an official college transcript reflecting that the applicant has earned an associate’s degree from a Community College in the State, and documentation the student if applicable, has registered with the selective service system.
Students are encouraged to complete a FAFSA application by March 1 for priority awarding. FAFSA applications submitted after March 1st will be considered as long as funding is available. Complete and submit the 2+2 Transfer Scholarship application and all supporting documents by August 31.
For more information, visit www.mhec.state.md.us/preparing/Pages/FinancialAid/ProgramDescriptions/prog_2_plus_2.aspx.