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Wicomico Economic Impact Scholarship Criteria

Scholarship Criteria – High School Graduates

In order to receive the WEIS, high school graduates must:
  • Have been a resident of Wicomico County for at least the past two (2) years
  • Have attended a public or private high school in Wicomico County for at least the past two (2) years (Wicomico residents who attended Delmar High School are eligible)
  • Have an average household income of less than $75,000
  • Complete all high school graduation requirements
  • Ensure that final high school transcripts are received by Wor-Wic
  • Apply for admission into a degree or certificate program at Wor-Wic
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Complete the WEIS program application
  • Attend a WEIS orientation and registration session before the beginning of the fall semester
  • Register for 12 or more credit hours (or fewer if required in a specific academic program) at Wor-Wic in the fall term immediately after graduation from high school
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony

Scholarship Criteria – Home School Graduates

In order to receive the WEIS, home school graduates must:
  • Have been a resident of Wicomico County for at least the past two (2) years
  • Have been home-schooled or attended a public or private high school in Wicomico County for at least the past two (2) years
  • Have an average household income of less than $75,000 
  • Complete all high school graduation requirements
  • Apply for admission into a degree or certificate program at Wor-Wic
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Complete the WEIS program application
  • Attend a WEIS orientation and registration session before the beginning of the fall semester
  • Register for 12 or more credit hours (or fewer if required in a specific academic program) at Wor-Wic in the fall term immediately after graduation from high school
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony

Scholarship Criteria – GED or NEDP Graduates

In order to receive the WEIS, General Education Development (GED) or National External Diploma Program (NEDP) graduates must:
  • Have been a resident of Wicomico County for at least two (2) years before completing their program
  • Have an average household income of less than $75,000
  • Enroll in the WEIS within one calendar year from the time they receive their Maryland High School Diploma 
  • Apply for admission into a degree or certificate program at Wor-Wic
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Complete the WEIS program application
  • Attend a WEIS orientation and registration session before the beginning of their entry semester
  • Register for 12 or more credit hours (or fewer if required in a specific academic program)
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony
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