Tuition Assistance

  • NEW! Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships

    Maryland Community College Promise scholarships are available for eligible individuals who are pursuing certain Workforce Training Certificates that lead to licensure or certification. For information on eligibility criteria and how to apply access the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship Apprenticeship and Non-Credit Applicant Inquiry Form.

    Maryland Workforce Development Sequence Scholarships

    The Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship is available through the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC). It is designed to provide a maximum award of $2000 financial assistance to students enrolling in an MHEC-approved non-credit certificate program offered at a participating Maryland Community College leading to employment, licensure or job skill enhancement. 

    Scholarships are approved for the following Workforce Training Certificates:

      Certified Nursing Assistant/Geriatric Nursing Assistant   Medical Assistant 
      Commercial UAS (Drone) Pilot    Medical Biller 
      Dental Assistant    Pharmacy Technician 
      Management Development    Phlebotomy Technician 
      Media Production Specialist    Veterinary Assistant

    Selection Criteria

    Applicants must:

    • Be a Maryland resident or a graduate of Maryland high school.
    • Be ineligible for other financial aid (state/federal) or other aid that would cover full program cost.
    • Be a first-time applicant.
    • Be enrolled in an MHEC-approved Workforce Development Sequence related to:
      Job Preparation
      Licensure or Certification
      Job Skill Enhancement

    Workforce Development Sequence Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and are contingent upon the availability of funds.

    To apply, contact Beth Rosko Lee at or 410-386-8096.

    Tuition Assistance

    Tuition assistance may be available for eligible non-credit students. Read and fully complete the Non-Credit Tuition Assistance form and submit it with all the required documentation at least three weeks before the class start date. All decisions are contingent upon the availability of funds. For more information, contact Beth Rosko Lee at or 410-386-8096.  


    Contact Carroll County Business and Employment Resource Center at 410-386-2820 before you register for training.  

    Military Veterans

    Certain career training may be approved for Veterans Education Benefits. For more information, call Continuing Education and Training at 410-386-8100. 


    The Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. The scholarship helps military spouses pursue licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high demand, high growth portable career fields and occupations. Spouses may use their MyCAA funds at any academic institution approved for participation in the MyCAA Scholarship. Students are responsible to verify eligibility of programs through MyCAA. The links below take you to the external MyCAA portal. You may have to bypass a security certificate to visit the site due to strict security settings in force by the Department of Defense. This is normal for certain military websites and is safe to access.  All information entered must match DEERS and Military ID Card.
    MyCAA Scholarship Home
    Registration Fact Sheet

    Payment Plan

    To qualify for a payment plan, your tuition and fees must total $200 or more in the same term. The payment plan requires 25% down with four monthly payments using a checking account, or a MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express credit card. A deferred payment plan may be established online AFTER contacting the Continuing Education and Training Office in A115 or 410-386-8100 about your desired training program.

    Pell Grant

    Medical Assistant Training is approved by the U.S. Department of Education for Pell Grant funding. Eligibility is determined through completion of the FAFSA. For more information, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 410-386-8437 or

    Employer Paid Non-Credit Classes

    An employer or other third party may pay for any non-credit course(s).

    Students must have either a purchase order, voucher, letter of authorization or credit card from the company/third party when registering. Employer or third party paid registrations may be made in person, by fax or mail. If a credit card is being used, registration may also be completed by phone or online.

    Tuition Waivers

    Disability Waiver

    Individuals with total and permanent disabilities may be eligible for tuition waivers for continuing education instruction designed to lead to employment, including life skills instruction. The tuition waiver may be applied to courses listed in the Career and Professional Training section of  this schedule.

    Students must obtain a Certification for Tuition Waiver form ( available here, at the Cashier’s Office or by calling 410-386-8040) verifying total and permanent disability and receipt of disability or retirement benefits from the Social Security Administration, the Railroad Retirement Board, or from the individual’s federal retirement or pension authority. Students must register in person and submit the completed certification form. 

    Qualified students are responsible for paying all associated course fees. 

  • For more information

    Continuing Education Office

    Business Office