Maryland Colleges And Universities

January 08, 1992

The following are some of the scholarships available at particular colleges and universities in Maryland.

Capitol College

Capitol College, 11301 Springfield Road, Laurel, Md. 20708, (301) 953-0060, sponsors the President's Award. The number of awards varies each year. Average award $2,000 per year for four years. Deadline April 1. Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation. Interview required. The college also offers other scholarships for blacks, as well as corporate and endowed scholarships.

Goucher College

Goucher College, Office of Financial Aid, Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, Md. 21204, (410) 337-6141. Besides participating in state and federal scholarship programs, the college has:

* Merit scholarships. Approximately 50 awarded annually. Range from $5,000 to full tuition, room and board. Deadline Feb. 1. Five trustee scholarships, 25 dean's scholarships, and 20 special achievement awards.

* Need-based scholarship packages. More than 300 granted annually. Average award over $9,000. Preferred deadline Feb. 15. Both Financial Aid Form and institution application are required.

* The Rosenberg Scholarship. For art, music and dance majors. Ten awarded yearly. Average award $5,000.

Hood College

Hood College, Office of Admissions, Frederick, Md. 21701, (800) 922-1599. One of every five new students receives honor scholarship to attend Hood College. To be eligible, students must have applied and been accepted for admission by March 31. For specific information on deadlines and other requirements, contact the admissions office. A few of the college's scholarship programs include:

* Beneficial-Hodson Trust scholarship for academic excellence. Number of awards varies. Awards range up to $7,500 per year for four years.

* The Presidential Leadership Award. Number of awards given annually varies. Awards are renewable, ranging between $1,000 and $2,000 yearly.

* Hood College Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship. Average award is $1,000. Number of awards given annually varies; anyone who is a Phi Theta Kappa is eligible to apply. The college is also offering special awards in conjunction with the 100-year centennial of its founding in 1992-1993. These scholarships will be available through 1993:

* College 1893 Centennial Scholarship. One award given annually. Recipient pays annual tuition of only $1,893 per year for four years, rather than the regular tuition of approximately $12,000 annually.

* Hood College Centennial Opportunity Awards for Black and Hispanic Students. Three half-tuition awards for blacks and three half-tuition awards for Hispanics given annually.

* Hood College Careers and Teaching Awards for Black Students. Up to three half-tuition awards are given annually.

Johns Hopkins

UniversityJohns Hopkins University, Office of Student Financial Services, Garland Hall, Baltimore, Md. 21218, (410) 516-8028 for undergraduate aid programs, 516-8724 for graduate aid programs. The university provides both general fund scholarships and about 50 restricted fund scholarships from a variety of public and private sources. Average award in 1991-'92 was $10,200. Students applying for any scholarship must file a Financial Aid Form by Jan. 15. Information on financial aid policies, procedures and practices may be obtained from the Financial Aid Brochure. The university also provides a brochure titled "Financing Your Johns Hopkins Education," for applicants who may not qualify under traditional guidelines for need.

Besides general and restricted fund scholarships, students can also apply for the Beneficial-Hodson Trust, which supports academically qualified students without regard for financial need. Students who wish to be considered for this trust, which pays up to 60 percent of tuition, must be nominated by high school guidance counselors. Deadline is Jan. 1. Hopkins also offers 20 National Merit Scholarships to National Merit finalists indicating Hopkins as their first-choice institution. Amounts range from $500 to $2,000 per year. Dead line Feb. 1. Army ROTC scholarships at Hopkins pay for 80 percent of tuition, the full book cost and also give a $100 per month supplement. Call the Military Science office at 516-7474.

Loyola College

Loyola College, 4501 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Md. 21210, (410) 323-1010 sponsors the Marion Burke Knott Scholarships. Number of awards varies. Full tuition. Deadline Feb. 1. Applicants must be in top 10 percent of class. A varying number of Presidential Scholarships are also given. Applicants must have a 3.5 grade point average, a combined SAT score of 1,200, and be ranked in the upper one-fifth of their class. Amounts for this four-year award range from partial to full tuition.

Maryland Institute, College of Art

Maryland Institute, College of Art, 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, Md. 21217, offers institutional scholarships in addition federal loans. Scholarships fall into two categories:

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