Tag: need-based scholarships

Clark Foundation Awards JHU Engineering Program $15 Million in Scholarship Funding


Johns Hopkins University

John Hopkins University has more than enough academic prestige to its name to draw some of the country’s best undergraduate prospects to Baltimore. Now, thanks to the charitable foundation of a late construction magnate, the school is better positioned to attract promising engineering students.

State Let 7,800 Needy College Students Go Without This Year, Auditors Find



$17.2 million. That’s how much money the Maryland Higher Education Commission let sit instead of handing it out in scholarships to 7,800 needy college students on a waiting list, according to an audit released yesterday.

The good news is that unspent money stays in the scholarship fund, so as soon as the MHEC gets its act together, the funds will end up where they belong, but that’s probably not much of a consolation to the waitlisted students who missed out this year.