Apply for Senator Pinsky's 2017-2018 Senatorial Scholarship

Applications must be received by: April 1, 2018

Who may apply:

You and your parents (if you are a dependent student) must be Maryland residents living in the 22nd legislative district. Scholarships will not be granted to students outside of the 22nd District. The 22nd District includes parts of Hyattsville, University Park, Riverdale Park, Edmonston, Riverdale, Berwyn Heights, New Carrollton, Woodlawn, Greenbelt, and Lanham-Seabrook. If you need to verify your residence in the 22nd district, please visit

If you are currently receiving a scholarship from Senator Pinsky, you do not need to reapply unless you are applying to graduate school.

Current high school seniors and full-time and part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Students attending a private career school may also apply. Audited courses cannot be used to reach the minimum credit hours required for full-time or part-time status.

You may use this scholarship at an out-of-state school only if your major is not available at a Maryland school. The Office of Student Financial Assistance (OFSA) must verify that your major is unique (i.e. not offered in Maryland). Questions regarding “unique” majors should be directed to Sue Koch (Maryland Higher Education Commission, 22nd District Representative) at 410-767-3155 or

Deadline: April 1, 2018

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Additional Information


Please complete the following short answer questions and upload your replies.

  • a. Why do you want to attend college?
    b. What fields are you interested in and why?
    c. What personal attribute will you - or do you already - bring to your college?

  • 1. Submit a copy of your full Student Aid Report verifying submission of your FAFSA application.
    2. Signed Checklist
    3. Unofficial Transcript