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Article - Education




§11–1103.    IN EFFECT

    // EFFECTIVE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 PER CHAPTER 399 OF 2018 //

    The purposes of the Program are to:

        (1)    Encourage low–income Maryland high school students to attend and complete college;

        (2)    Connect potential college and university students with nonprofit organizations that have a history of successful higher education outcomes for targeted youth;

        (3)    Create an equal matching fund for nonprofit organizations to access in order to increase college outreach services to low–income students;

        (4)    Provide funding for nonprofit organizations that are already established in communities to provide targeted outreach to encourage low–income students to enroll in college; and

        (5)    Establish a 5–year pilot program to determine if the Program can lead to an increase in low–income students attending and succeeding in college.