Scholarship: Bloomberg Scholarships were made possible
through a generous gift from Michael Bloomberg, Hopkins alumnus
(Engineering '64) and former chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Students who receive this highly competitive need-based scholarship
will not be required to borrow. The scholarship is renewable
for up to three additional years based on continued financial
Hodson Gilliam Success Scholarship: The Hodson Success
Scholarship is awarded annually to entering freshmen with
demonstrated financial need who are outstanding students from
underrepresented minority groups including but not limited
to African American, Hispanic, or Native American students.
This competitive scholarship replaces loan in the financial
aid package. This scholarship is renewable based on continued
financial need. (Top)
Hopkins Grants: Hopkins Grants are awarded from institutional funds or endowments to students who show financial need. The amount of the grant varies and can be renewed each year according to your level of need. (Top)
Pell Grants: These are direct grants from the federal
government that can range from $400 to $4,310 per year. Students
must meet the strict federal requirements to be eligible.
If you appear to be eligible for this grant, your initial
award will include a probable award amount. (Top)
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG): The Federal SEOG program provides grants to students who demonstrate exceptional need. Hopkins matches the federal funds with additional grant. When awarding FSEOG, the Office of Student Financial Services gives priority to Federal Pell Grant recipients and other students with exceptional need. (Top)
Federal Academic Competitiveness Grant: These are direct grants from the federal government for the first two years of an undergraduate program. The award is $750 in the first year and $1300 in the second year. To qualify, students must be U.S. citizens, must be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant, and must have completed a rigorous high school curriculum. For continuation in the second year, students must have a cumulative grade point average in college of 3.0. (Top)
Federal SMART Grant: These are direct grants from the federal government for the third and fourth years of an undergraduate program. The award is $4000 per year. To qualify, students must be U.S. citizens, must be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant, and must be enrolled in a science, engineering, or foreign language program of study. Students must have a cumulative grade point average in college of 3.0. (Top)
Scholarships: Students from the following states
may be eligible for state grants or scholarships to help fund
their education at Hopkins: Alaska, Delaware (renewals only),
District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Rhode Island,
and Vermont. Receipt of a state scholarship is contingent
upon the decision of your state scholarship agency. Some states
may require a separate scholarship application. To find out
how to contact your state agency, visit the following website:
Special Note for Maryland State residents:
Students can now log on to the Maryland Higher Education Commission website to get up-to-the-minute information about scholarships and financial assistance. Students can also check on the status of their state scholarship application.
Hopkins expects all eligible financial aid applicants to apply for these state funds. Apply early as each state has a specific deadline and application process. If you do not receive a state grant due to a late application, the grant will not be replaced with Hopkins Grant funds.