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Economic Impact Scholarship for Somerset and Wicomico Counties


Would you like to attend college for free?

Both Somerset and Wicomico counties allow new high school graduates and Maryland High School Diploma completers to attend Wor-Wic Community College for free.

To qualify for free tuition and fees, you must have been a resident of the county for two (2) years and have completed all your high school graduation requirements. In order to receive the scholarship, you must register for 12 or more credits per semester and maintain a 2.0 GPA each semester you attend Wor-Wic.

Please note that for Wicomico County only you must also have an annual family income of $75,000 or less.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Complete a Wor-Wic Community College Application
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); and
  • Complete an Economic Impact Scholarship Application for your county

In addition, you will need to attend an orientation and registration session before classes begin.

Step 1:  Complete the Wor-Wic Community College Application online.

Step 2:  Complete your 2017-2018 FAFSAExternal Link online.  WWCC’s federal school code is 013842.
Tips for Completing the FAFSAAdobe Portable Document Format (PDF) icon

Step 3:  Complete the Economic Impact Scholarship ApplicationExternal Link online.

Review the complete list of criteria for your county's program at the following links:

For assistance or additional information, please call us at 410-334-2800, send an e-mail to Chris Simpson at csimpson@worwic.edu, or text Chris at 410-220-6350.

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