Applicants for this scholarship must be enrolled (or planning to enroll) in a postsecondary school in the state of Maryland. If students are dependent, their parents must also live in Maryland. Students must be majoring in an area that will serve a regional need, such as childcare, teaching, nursing, occupational or physical therapy, human services, or public service. Students must agree to work in their field after graduation for at least one year for every year the scholarship was granted. Scholarship money is awarded up to the amount of $19,000 and applications are due July 1st.