Governor Larry Hogan signs landmark community college promise scholarship legislation

CCPromise HomePgBannerProgram earmarks $15 million in need-based tuition aid, more than doubles current funding levels.

Contact: Dr. Bernie Sadusky, Executive Director
Maryland Association of Community Colleges
(410) 974-8117 | www.mdacc.org

Annapolis, MD - With a flourish of his pen, Governor Larry Hogan today signed the milestone Near Completers and Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships bill (HB 16), which allocates $15 million per year in need-based tuition aid for eligible community college students. Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Michael Busch joined Governor Hogan to sign the legislation that passed during the final ten minutes of the 2018 Maryland General Assembly session. The governor and presiding officers were joined by the bill’s lead sponsor, Delegate Frank S. Turner of Howard County, numerous other elected officials, presidents of several Maryland community colleges, and staff from the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC).

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