High School Information

High School Information

Need information on high school requirements or request high school transcripts, contact your local school district here:


What is FAFSA?

FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is, a part of the U.S. Department of Education and the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. To learn more or to complete an application, visit

You can fill out your FAFSA October 1-June 30th

  • The deadline for MD is March 1.
  • Each Institution has their preferred deadline, contact your financial aid office today!

I Need Help Filling out my FAFSA!

Visit Education Quest’s website to learn more about completing your FAFSA. Education Quest has great resources, such as a document checklist, an in-depth tutorial, and a video demo.

MD Education & Training Voucher (ETV) Information

What is ETV?

The Education and Training Voucher program (ETV) provides foster youth up to $5,000 a year for college and vocational training based on financial need. Eligible recipients have a maximum of 5 years, up to their 26th birthday once enrolled before their 21st birthday.

ETV is administered in MD by Foster Care to Success who provide an array of services for students such as: Coaching, mentoring, budgeting, Care Packages and other scholarships

To apply for ETV funds or get more information visit their website at

Maryland Tuition Waiver

What is the Maryland Tuition Waiver?

The Maryland Tuition Waiver provides a waiver for tuition costs for both credit bearing and non-credit bearing courses, and mandatory fees at any Maryland public institution of higher education. The waiver is available to eligible individuals for up to 10 years, once enrolled before or on their 25th birthday.

For more information visit Tuition Waiver for Foster Care Recipients. All foster care recipients must complete a FAFSA to initiate the waiver and, do so to remain eligible.

To see if you may be eligible contact your local independent living coordinator or the MD DHS Education Specialist: 410-767-7663