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High School Information

Are you in high school? Need information on high school requirements or want to request a copy of your high school transcripts? Click here to find and contact your local school district.

Maryland College Application Campaign (MCAC)

Are you in high school and thinking of attending college? The Maryland College Application Campaign (MCAC) is open to all high school students. The goal of the MCAC is to increase the number of youth who complete the college application process. The campaign provides hands-on assistance with college applications and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion. The campaign wants to promote the submission of at least one postsecondary application for first-generation students, low-income students, unaccompanied youth, foster care youth, students with disabilities, students in the juvenile education system, and other underrepresented youth in higher education. Click here to find more information on MCAC.

All-State Careers Website

All State Careers

All-State Career School provides postsecondary career education to students through a variety of diploma and degree programs that assist adult students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities.

AACC Website

Anne Arundel Community College

Whatever your academic goal — a two-year degree, credit certificate or transfer to a four-year school — you’ll find more than just a convenient, affordable education waiting at AACC.

Anne Arundel County Workforce Development website

Anne Arundel County Workforce Development

AAWDC is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation that provides innovative, high quality workforce development services to Anne Arundel County businesses and citizens.

Anthony ONeal Website

Anthony ONeal – Job Interview Tips for Teens

Since 2003, Anthony ONeal has helped thousands of students make good decisions with their money, relationships and education. In his video, Anthony shares with you some interview tips to help you get the job that you want.

Aveda Institute Maryland Website

Aveda Institute

At Aveda Institutes, you’ll receive a well-rounded education that will expand your creativity and sharpen and hone your talents.

Award Beauty School Website

Award Beauty School

Award Beauty School is nationally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission and United States Department of Education for Financial Aid.

BCCC Website

Baltimore City Community College

At Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) we meet students where they are through personal attention with the support of dedicated faculty. Each year BCCC educates nearly 14,000 students from Baltimore City, the State of Maryland, and the world.

Baltimore Electrical JATC Website

Baltimore Electrical Joint Apprentice and Committee

The Baltimore Electrical Joint apprenticeship combines a cutting edge education with full time employment working for one of our partnered NECA contractors.

Bowie State University Website

Bowie State University

Bowie State University provides you with an exceptional education while limiting your debt. Their proximity to major metropolitan areas gives students easy access to internships, cultural experiences and recreation.

Allegany Community College Website

Career Coach

Take a Career Assessment provided by the Allegany Community College to learn about yourself and Career Coach will give you career suggestions based on your interests.

Carroll Community College Website

Carroll Community College

Carroll is a great choice for county residents to start their bachelor’s degree, get certified for a skill, advance their career, or pursue a passion. If you need any assistance, call 410-386-8430.

Cecil College Website

Cecil College

Along with serving as the a resource for higher education in Cecil County and surrounding areas for 50 years, Cecil College also offers residents Career & Community Education.

Chegg Internships Website

Chegg Internships

Browse hundreds of internships near Maryland on Chegg Internships. New paid internships are added daily.

Chesapeake College Website

Chesapeake College

The degree programs of Chesapeake College (with more than 70 college majors), certificate programs, career training, non-credit workforce training, and lifelong learning have transformed the lives of thousands on the Eastern Shore.

Civic Works Website

Civic Works – Youth Build USA

YouthBuild gives a second chance to Baltimore City youth who have dropped out of high school, providing construction training and certifications, assistance in earning a high school diploma or GED, and job placement services.

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College and Career Pathways

College and Career Pathways, Inc., a organization that offers academic support, college readiness, college success, and career exploration services to students from under-served communities in Prince George’s County and the greater DC Metro area.

College of Southern Maryland Website

College of Southern Maryland

As an integral part of the Southern Maryland community, CSM loves connecting students, faculty, staff, and local residents with valuable resources which enrich their lives.

Collegebound Foundation Website

CollegeBound Foundation

The CollegeBound Foundation offers supportive services for 1st generation students of low income who attend certain schools high schools in Baltimore City.

Community College of Baltimore County Website

Community College of Baltimore County

Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to improve their lives and the lives of others.

Coppin State University Website

Coppin State University

Since 1900, Coppin State University has been inspiring students from Maryland and beyond to achieve greatness in and out of the classroom.

Division of Rehabilitation Services Website

Division of Rehabilitation Services

DORS helps people with physical, emotional, intellectual, developmental, sensory and learning disabilities work and keep their jobs by providing career assessment and counseling, assistive technology, training, higher education and job placement.

Maryland Motor Vehicles Administration Website

Driver Test Tutorial

Use this tutorial, provided by the MVA, as a practice guide to help you prepare for the knowledge test that all new drivers must pass to obtain a learner’s permit. About 50% of those who take the knowledge test fail it the first time.

Eckerd Connects Workforce Development Website

Eckerd Connects | Workforce Development

Eckerd Connects provides holistic assistance to any Prince George’s County resident reentering the community, especially people that are formerly incarcerated, veterans, and youth (18-24 years old) who are trying to attain stability in the community.

Educational Opportunity Center PG Website

Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center provides information and assistance to low-income, first-generation college-bound citizens in Prince George’s county age 19+ to gain admission and obtain financial aid for post-secondary education enrollment.

FAFSA

FAFSA, short for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is a part of the U.S. Department of Education and the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation.

FAFSA Assistance Website

FAFSA Tutorial

Need help filling out your FAFSA application? Look here for tools and tutorials to help guide you through the process.

Foster Care 2 Success Website

Foster Care to Success

Since 1981, over 50,000 foster youth have received information, advice, support or funding from Foster Care to Success, helping them to transition from care to adulthood through education.

Foster Coalition Website

Foster Coalition

The Foster Coalition is providing a in-the-works list of companies & organizations around the United States that hire current and former foster youth

Fostering Terp Success Website

Fostering Terp Success

Fostering Terp Success is a campus wide community of support and belonging for students who were or are in foster care, are homeless, at risk of being homeless or without a supportive family system.

Frederick Community College Website

Frederick Community College

FCC is distinguished by its quality and affordability, making it attainable for local students. Accredited programs, comprehensive instruction, and affordable costs of attendance have made FCC the learning destination for students since 1957.

Frostburg State University Website

Frostburg State University

FSU is an institution of the University System of Maryland, accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is the only four-year institution of USM west of the Baltimore-Washington corridor.

Garrett College Website

Garrett College

Garrett offers exceptional educational opportunities through its Business & Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering and Teacher Education programs.

Ged Testing Service Website

GED Testing Service

As the sole provider of the official GED test, GED Testing Service provides detailed information on GED testing, preparation resources, and blogging content.

Goucher College Website

Goucher College

An innovative liberal arts college and graduate school preparing students for 21st-century careers and where every undergraduate studies abroad.

Hagerstown Community College Website

Hagerstown Community College

More than 100 programs of study are available for university transfer, career preparation, or personal development, as well as non-credit continuing education courses, customized training programs and Washington County’s adult education program.

Hair Expressions - Paul Mitchell Partner School Website

Hair Expressions – Paul Mitchell Partner School

Learn all the skills you need to become a cosmetologist, or esthetician at Hair Expressions A Paul Mitchell Partner School.

Harford Community College Website

Harford Community College

Along with serving as the primary resource for higher education in the County, Harford Community College also offers residents opportunities for recreation, wellness, and cultural events.

HeadStart Website

HeadStart Program Directory

Head Start programs deliver services to children and families in core areas of early learning, health, and family well-being while engaging parents as partners every step of the way.

Hood College Website

Hood College

Hood College is a private institution that was founded in 1893. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,092 and was ranked #48 in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North.

Howard Community College Website

Howard Community College

HCC offers outstanding two-year degree and certificate programs built around careers that are in demand while making higher education accessible with multiple locations, flexible scheduling and online, hybrid and accelerated learning formats.

InDorchester Resources Website

In Dorchester! Resources

In Dorchester! is a directory of over 175 community resources either located in Dorchester County or the surrounding area. In Dorchester! has been designed for community residents to assist in locating resources they need to support their children and families.

Job Corps Website

Job Corps

The Job Corps program helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. In addition, Job Corps provides transitional support services.

John Hopkins University Website

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America’s first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

Judy Centers Website

Judy Centers

The Judith P. Hoyer Center Early Learning Hubs are located at Title I schools in every Maryland county. Through a dedicated staff of early learning professionals, Judy Centers help prepare children age birth through kindergarten for school readiness.

KEYS Website

Knowledge Equals Youth Success

The K.E.Y.S. program is designed to prepare youth for post-secondary education, occupational skills training and provide them with the necessary tools to be competitive in the workforce.

Lincoln Culinary Institute Website

Lincoln Culinary Institute

Learn modern and traditional techniques for creating quality meals from scratch. Plus get an introduction to the business side of breaking into the growing field of personal and private chefs for busy “on-the-go” clients.

Loyola University Website

Loyola University Maryland

A comprehensive Jesuit university nationally-recognized for its academics, athletics & spiritual education, founded in 1852. Located on the beautiful Evergreen Campus in Baltimore.

MD Adult Education Program Listing

Maryland Adult Education Programs

Individuals can enroll in classes to increase their basic reading, math, and writing skills or learn the English Language, prepare for the GED tests, and increase their readiness for work or job advancement.

Maryland Apprenticeship and Traning Programe Website

Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program

The Maryland Department of Labor’s Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program is a Statewide Apprenticeship locator designed to help you find apprenticeship opportunities near you.

MDCAPS Website

Maryland College Aid Processing System

The Maryland College Aid Processing System (MDCAPS) is Maryland Higher Education Commission’s (MHEC) comprehensive financial aid system that allows us to process State scholarship applications.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Website

Maryland Higher Education Commission

MHEC is the State of Maryland’s higher education coordinating board responsible for establishing statewide policies for Maryland public and private colleges and universities and for-profit career schools.

MICA Website

Maryland Institute College of Art

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is a leader in the world of visual arts featuring undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.

Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Foster Care Website

Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Foster Care

MHEC is pleased to offer loan repayment assistance to foster care recipients who have been placed in an out-of-home placement by the State or local DSS for three years.

Maryland State Financial Aid Application Website

Maryland State Financial Aid Application

FAQs for the Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA)

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Maryland Tuition Waiver

The Maryland Tuition Waiver provides exclusion of paying tuition costs for both credit bearing and non-credit bearing courses as well as mandatory fees at any Maryland public institution of higher education.

McDaniel College Website

McDaniel College

McDaniel College is a private liberal arts college in Westminster, Maryland. Established in 1867, it was known as Western Maryland College until 2002 when it was renamed in honor of an alumnus who gave a lifetime of service to the college.

MD College Application Campaign Website

MD College Application Campaign

The MCAC is open to all high school students. The goal of the college campaign is to increase the number of first generation and low-income students, unaccompanied and foster care youth, and others underrepresented in higher education.

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MD Education & Training Voucher

The Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program provides foster youth up to $5,000 a year ($5,000 for full time students and up to $2,500 for part time students) for college and vocational training based on financial need.

Melwood Website

Melwood

Melwood supports children, youth and adults of differing abilities to work and play. They also provide employment, job training, life skill improvement, supportive and recreational services to more than 2000 people of differing abilities each year.

Montgomery College Website

Montgomery College

MC students learn from a talented and award-winning faculty made up of academic leaders and industry experts. With an 18:1 student-teacher ratio, students can get to know their instructors and develop partnerships that foster growth and achievement.

Morgan State University Website

Morgan State University

Among the nation’s most diverse Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the largest in Maryland, Morgan seeks to ensure that the doors of higher education are opened as wide as possible to as many as possible.

Maryland Motor Vehicles Administration Website

MVA School Tips

A driver education course is designed to teach new drivers fundamental skills and basic knowledge about driving a motor vehicle. Here, the Maryland MVA provides information and tips regarding Driver’s Education Schools.

National Foster Youth Institute Website

National Foster Youth Institute

The National Foster Youth Institute envisions a nation where all children are raised in safe and loving families and where the child welfare system serves as a beacon of hope for families in need.

North American Trade Schools Website

North American Trade Schools

North American Trade Schools offers eight comprehensive trade programs. These programs are lead by knowledgeable instructors, feature plenty of hands on training, and are taught to help you meet your career goals in a skilled trade..

Our Calvert Website

Our Calvert – Resource Center

A cloud-based, mobile friendly resource website for both service providers and community members which allows for real time information, improves access to services, and empowers citizens to more effectively address their human resources needs.

Pandemic Updates to EVT

Pandemic Updates on Education Tuition Waiver (ETV)

The Maryland Education and Training Voucher Program is a federally-funded, state-administered program designed to help youth who were in U.S. foster care. Students may receive up to $5,000 a year for qualified school related expenses.

Prince George's County American Job Center Website

Prince George’s County American Job Center

Welcome to Prince George County’s American Job Center, a partnership with local workforce development agencies, providing a full range of assistance to job seekers and businesses.

Prince Georges County Community College Website

Prince George’s County Community College

Prince George’s County Community College not only offers higher education, but also community resources is the forms of Training for Business, their Financial Empowerment Center, and much more.

EDSI Website - Prince Georges Works Program

Prince George’s Works Program

The Works Program is responsible for helping individuals receiving Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) by providing them with opportunities for employment. The program is run with the focus to help clients attain the ultimate goal of self-sufficiency.

Private Career School Search Website

Private Career School Search

The Maryland Higher Education Commission provides a search engine for finding a Private Career School Training Provider.

Professional Tutoring Service Website

Professional Tutoring Service

Professional Tutoring Service offers personalized tutoring techniques as well as one-to-one sessions. Tutoring sessions are at the convenience of the student-either in home or at a convenient meeting place.

EDSI Website

Reconnect to Rebuild

This Cecil County program will serve all youth ages 16-24, who no longer have ties to the education system and are not actively employed or looking for employment.

Shore Transit Website

Shore Transit

In order to help you get around, Shore Transit has made an effort to work with other transportation agencies. Shore Transit has incorporated bus stops that are serviced by other buses and public transportation agencies.

Saint Mary's College of Maryland Website

St. Mary’s College of Maryland

As The National Public Honors College, St. Mary’s College of Maryland offers an undergraduate liberal arts education and small-college experience like those found at exceptional private colleges.

MD Higher Education Commission-Link for Grants and Scholarships Website

State Financial Assistance Programs & Applications

A list of grants/scholarships available to MD residents matriculating to post secondary institutions in MD.

Stevenson University Website

Stevenson University

Stevenson offers scholarships and programs for students who wish to partake in rigorous academic opportunities, extend their civic engagement with the community, or engage in leadership education.

Susquehanna Workforce Network Website

Susquehanna Workforce Network

The Susquehanna Workforce Network provides addresses and contact information for regional workforce centers serving the Harford and Cecil county areas.

Towson University Website

Towson University

One of the nation’s top 100 public universities, Towson University offers a welcoming environment for living and learning, close to many educational, cultural and community resources.

TRIO at montgomery College

TRIO at Montgomery College

The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

University of Maryland Baltimore College Website

UMBC

The UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement.

University of Baltimore Website

University of Baltimore

UB works with you to provide the education you want in the way you need it: flexible degree programs, real-world experience, renowned faculty and a supportive environment. UB is designed to make sure everyone fits in and succeeds.

University of Maryland Extension

University of Maryland Extension

UME reaches all parts of Maryland with an office in every county and Baltimore City. Find out what your Land Grant University has accomplished in communities, businesses and agriculture with program highlights in education and outreach areas.

University of Maryland, Baltimore Website

University of Maryland, Baltimore

UMB is Maryland’s only public health, law, and human services university. Six professional schools and a Graduate School confer the majority of health care, human services, and law professional degrees in Maryland each year.

University of Maryland Website

University of Maryland, College Park

A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 41,000 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and 377,000 alumni all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas.

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore Website

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

UMES is a student-centered, doctoral research degree-granting university known for its nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate programs, applied research, and highly valued graduates.

University of Maryland, Global Campus Website

University of Maryland, Global Campus

UMDGC is an online state university that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in fast-growing and in-demand fields with no-cost digital course materials in nearly every course.

Upper Shore American Job Centers Website

Upper Shore American Job Centers

The Upper Shore American Job Centers provides a full range of assistance to job seekers and businesses. The Upper Shore American Job Centers strive to provide customer-driven workforce services for all customers.

Western Maryland Consortium Website

Western Maryland Consortium

Serving the general public in Allegany, Garrett, and Washington counties, the Western Maryland Consortium is a regional workforce development agency striving to help workers improve their skills and find employment.

Word-Wic Community College Website

Wor-Wic Community College

Wor-Wic offers a variety of programs through day, evening and online classes to fit your schedule. From the moment you contact us, our caring faculty and staff are here to support you through the successful completion of your educational goals.

Year Up Website

Year Up

Year Up provides young adults with the professional and technical skills hiring companies need, ensuring they can launch successful professional careers, while providing American businesses an untapped source for bright, motivated young talent.

The Y in Central Maryland Website

YMCA of Central MD

Explore all the Y has to offer in Central Maryland! Y centers, swim lessons, group exercise classes, preschools, summer camps, mentoring & much MORE.

Youth@Work Website

Youth@Work

The Prince George’s County Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (Youth@Work/SYEP) provides opportunities for youth across the County to participate in job readiness training, career development, internships, and full-time and summer employment.

Youth Works Website

YouthWorks

YouthWorks is Baltimore City’s summer jobs program, offering thousands of youth ages 14-21 five-week job experiences with non-profit, government, and private-sector employers.