• Did You Know? 48% of Bachelor’s degree earners in Maryland started at a community college


  • More Than $300,000 in Scholarships Available for New and Returning Students 

    Don't let the cost of tuition cancel your college plans. Get help paying for your Carroll education by applying for the wide variety scholarships we offer. 

    Typically, scholarships are available to new and returning students, students pursuing particular programs, and students of special populations. Not all scholarships are based on financial need, so we encourage all students to apply. 

    How to Apply

    Follow the steps below to apply. Scholarships are not awarded until all criteria have been met and verified.
    1. New students must complete the enrollment application to be considered for scholarships.
    2. If you have not yet filed a 2021 - 2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( FAFSA), please do so today.
    3. Browse available scholarships and submit your application online.   

    Not a student yet? Apply now!

    Apply for Fall Scholarships NOW!!


    Students who will attend Carroll in the Fall 2021 semester should apply for scholarships and financial aid now. Not all awards are based on financial need, so we encourage all students to apply.

    The online application can be found at http://carrollcc.awardspring.com. Applications must be submitted by August 3.

    For more information on the application process, please see our AwardSpring Guide or contact foundation@carrollcc.edu

    • Scholarships are not awarded until all criteria have been met and verified. 
    • You must complete the FAFSA to be considered for scholarships www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  • Merit-Based Awards for Incoming High School Graduates

  • To be eligible for these awards, qualified applicants must register and enroll as full-time (12 billable hours) students by July 15th for the Fall term immediately following high school graduation.

  • NEW! Rising STEM Award - $2000

    Are you seeking an exciting career in the STEM field? Students admitted into our prestigious STEM Scholars Honors program receive $500 per semester for two years—that is 20% off tuition towards an Associate degree. Students who graduate from the Project Lead the Way program offered through the Carroll Career and Technology Center are automatically admitted into STEM Scholars.

  • NEW! Jump Start Award - $500

    High school students who, while dually enrolled at Carroll, had earned a minimum of six college credits with a 3.0 GPA or higher are eligible to receive this monetary incentive when they pursue an Associate’s degree at Carroll.

  • The Carroll Community College Foundation scholarships are supported by the generous donations of many individuals, corporations and local community organizations. Our donors are investing in our students and our community as a whole.

  • Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship

  • Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship

    The Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship Program is available to applicants beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year. The Promise Scholarship creates opportunities for students to attend one of Maryland’s public community colleges by providing tuition assistance for any student eligible for in-state tuition.

  • Questions?

    If you have any questions or would like information on other forms of aid, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 410-386-8437 or at FinancialAid@carrollcc.edu.