Business, Education, Politics

Governor Hogan announces $10 million in grant awards for Maryland community colleges

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced $10 million in grant awards for Maryland’s 16 community colleges to expand education opportunities and workforce development programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund is a federal grant for governors to support and assist local education agencies, higher education institutions, and other educational entities with emergency assistance due …


Business, Education, Politics

Governor Hogan announces 2019 award of $9 million in tax credits for student loan debt

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Secretary Dr. James D. Fielder have announced the awarding of nearly $9 million in tax credits for 9,600 Maryland residents with student loan debt. “It is critical that we look for ways to help those in our state crippled by student loan debt,” Governor Hogan said. “This program helps Maryland …


Governor Hogan announces $86 million in scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic award year

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced that the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) awarded approximately 46,000 students more than $86 million to attend one of Maryland’s post-secondary institutions. “These scholarships will provide thousands of Marylanders with access to affordable higher education, helping to keep our students prepared for the jobs of the 21st century,” said Governor …