To foster academic excellence by providing deserving individuals assistance through scholarship funding for educational expenses. These scholarships are for one year to attend any accredited college, university, or vocational technical school. The program is administered by the Scholarship Committee of the National Guard Association of Maryland (NGAM).
Guard Member or guard member sponsor must be a current member of either the National Guard Association of Maryland (NGAM) or Maryland Enlisted Association of the United States.
Scholarship awards of up to $1,000 are available to recipients who are members of the Maryland National Guard or dependents in a full-time or part-time student status. The grant may be used for tuition, fees and books during one academic year.
The recipient of a scholarship may be given the award in subsequent years; however, the individual must compete for the scholarship on the same basis as a first-time applicant.
*Scholarship funds are awarded directly to the recipient's college.