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Guaranteed Access Grant

The Guaranteed Access Grant is a Grant sponsored by Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Award Information:

Amount of Grant: Minimum: $400, Maximum: $11600
Application Deadline: 1-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must be a Maryland resident, have a minimum high school cumulative 2.5 GPA, begin college within a year of high school graduation, be under age 22, have a family income below 130% of federal poverty level, plan to attend a Maryland school, and submit an official secondary school transcript.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Office of Student Financial Assistance
839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
Annapolis, MD 21401
Email Address:
Phone Number: 410 260 4565
Fax Number: 410 260 3203

You can find out more by contacting:

Theresa Lowe
Administrative Specialist

Email Address:
Phone Number: 410 260 4555
Fax Number: 410 260 3200

It will help if you spend time looking into the latest information on the grant. Getting the greatest odds of success is a result of initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. Prior to starting, try to recognize the potential motivations of the Office of Student Financial Assistance and what they hope to achieve with the Guaranteed Access Grant. If you meet the requirements, verify that there is a decent shot of actually getting the grant. If you think that you have a decent shot of actually being awarded the Guaranteed Access Grant, then it is worth it to use your time.

A vital part of applying for the grant is paying close attention to the application. Occasionally the process can be lengthy, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out precisely and without omission. Use caution to insure that you will not get passed over because of some minor point.

Once the application is sent off, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Guaranteed Access Grant makes payment of any funds in order to stay informed about if you can rely on the grant to assist with the expenses associated with school and its personal usefulness, you might have to follow certain conditions on what bills you can pay with the Guaranteed Access Grant. It can be difficult to be able to handle the increasing costs of education, and getting the Guaranteed Access Grant to assist with your expenses can make things much easier. Even if you don't obtain the Guaranteed Access Grant, don't give up, there are other grants and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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