Baltimore County College Promise Program

The Baltimore County College Promise Program is a scholarship program for qualified Baltimore County residents. The College Promise program is a “last dollar in” scholarship which will cover in-county tuition and mandatory fees for eligible students after applying all financial awards — such as Federal Pell Grants, Maryland state aid, institutional funds, and CCBC Foundation scholarships.

Awardees may apply the scholarship towards one degree or credential sought at CCBC (credit or non-credit). Students will still need to cover other costs such as books, transportation, supplies and materials.

To qualify, you must:
• Be a Baltimore County resident
• Be a 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 or 2022 graduate of a public, parochial or private high school, home-school or GED recipient.
• Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
• Have an unweighted, cumulative final high school GPA of 2.30 or better, or a GED test score of 145 or higher.
- Students who have an unweighted, cumulative final high school GPA of less than 2.30 may qualify after earning 3 credits at CCBC with a cumulative 2.3 CCBC GPA.
• Have a household adjusted gross income of $150,000 or less, this includes parent(s) and student.
• Enroll full-time in 12 or more credits/hours at CCBC. Only students admitted into a selective admissions School of Health Professions program may enroll less than full-time.

To maintain the scholarship if pursuing an associate degree, you must:
• File a Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) each year
• Continue to meet the household adjusted gross income requirement of $150,000 or less
• Remain a Baltimore County resident
• Maintain full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credits/hours during fall and/or spring semesters)
• Maintain a minimum cumulative 2.3 Grade Point Average (GPA)
• Meet financial aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards
• Successfully complete degree within three years (36 months from first date of attendance)

To maintain the scholarship If seeking workforce licensure or certificate (credit or non-credit), you must:
• File a Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) each year
• Continue to meet the household adjusted gross income requirement of $150,000 or less
• Remain a Baltimore County resident
• Maintain full-time enrollment
– Minimum of 12 credits/hours for credit certificate seeking students or
– Continuing Education full-time equivalency
• Maintain a minimum cumulative 2.3 Grade Point Average (GPA)
• Meet financial aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards
• Complete the credential within the prescribed timeline for the course/program requirements

Application for the Baltimore County College Promise Program does not guarantee funding. Dependent student parents must be legal residents of Maryland. Please note that all awards are based upon fund availability and subject to change. Offered student awards are estimated and will be finalized after the third week of the semester.

Award
Varies
Deadline
10/14/2022