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  • Be a resident of the 8th Legislative District (please check for your Legislative District).

  • Be accepted/enrolled as a full-time or part-time student at a Maryland College or University.

  • Click below to submit the completed application before March 31st.

  • A copy of your most recent unofficial transcript must be uploaded with the application.

  • Please only apply once each year through ONE of the three District 8 Delegates’ offices (Delegate Bhandari, Delegate Boteler, or Delegate Jackson). Please do not apply to all three Delegates individually as they combine all applications into one scholarship program. 

  • Note: Delegate Scholarships are non-renewable. You must reapply each year

To determine if your place of residence is located in District 8: Please go to and input your address.

You may be aware that there are other sources of financial aid available to students who are continuing their education. If applying for state-sponsored financial assistance, the toll free number to learn more about federal aid programs is 1.800.4-FEDAID. You may also call the Maryland Higher Education Commission's Automated Telephone Service for information about state-sponsored financial aid programs at 410.260.4565.


We commend you for continuing your education. When the Scholarship Committee makes the final decisions, and applicants that are chosen for a Delegate Scholarship will be contacted during the months of June/July.  Please let us know if you have any questions.



Delegate Harry Bhandari 


Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III


Delegate Carl W. Jackson


(Delegates Bhandari, Boteler, and Jackson)


Dear Student,

Thank you for contacting your District 8 representatives regarding the Delegate Scholarship Program.

To be eligible for a Delegate Scholarship, you must:

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