2020-2021 Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant Application Now Available

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Dear Student,

Please be advised that the 2020-2021 Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant (WSSAG) Program application is now available!

To apply, you will need to create an account within the Maryland College Aid Processing System (MDCAPS).  To create or log into your existing MDCAPS account (if applicable), please visit https://mdcaps.mhec.state.md.us/MDCAPS/login.aspx. Once you log into your MDCAPS account, you will see the "Apply" link where you may submit your application.

Once an application has been submitted, students may select the "To Do" list link (within their MDCAPS account) to view the list of documents required for consideration of the 2020-2021 WSSAG program.

Remember... students must complete the WSSAG application and submit ALL supporting documentation no later than July 1, 2020.  Faxed documents are not acceptable and all required documentation must be received and/or postmarked by the Office of Student Financial Assistance by July 1st. 

Also, to be considered for WSSAG based on need, students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2020-2021 academic year by visiting www.fafsa.gov.  

For more information on this scholarship program or any other scholarships and grants offered through the state of Maryland, please visit www.mhec.maryland.gov.

If you have any other questions or concerns regarding this or any other scholarships, you may contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance at osfamail.mhec@maryland.gov.  




Office of Student Financial Assistance

Maryland Higher Education Commission