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Article - Education




§18–3005.

    To qualify for participation in the Program, an individual shall:

        (1)    (i)    1.    Be a student enrolled at a public or private nonprofit institution of higher education in the State that possesses a certificate of approval from the Commission; and

                2.    Maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale each academic year;

            (ii)    1.    Within 12 months before the date of application for the Program, have graduated from a public or private nonprofit institution of higher education in the State that possesses a certificate of approval from the Commission; and

                2.    Have maintained a cumulative 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale during the latest academic year the individual was enrolled as a student;

            (iii)    1.    Be a student enrolled at a public or private nonprofit institution of higher education outside the State, if the student graduated from a high school in the State; and

                2.    Maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale each academic year; or

            (iv)    1.    Have been honorably discharged from the United States armed forces, the National Guard, or a reserve component of the United States armed forces within 18 months of the date of application;

                2.    Be a resident of Maryland; and

                3.    Have graduated from a public or private nonprofit institution of higher education;

        (2)    Commit to working a minimum of 120 hours during a spring, fall, or summer semester;

        (3)    Attend an orientation session provided or approved by UMBC; and

        (4)    Meet any other criteria established by UMBC.