Last Dollar Grants

Last Dollar Grants

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The College Completion Programs students are offered a Last Dollar Grant or Book Award.

These are need-based awards for Baltimore City public high school graduates whose expected family contribution and financial aid package total less than the cost to attend college. Students who are awarded a CollegeBound Foundation Last Dollar Grant are eligible to receive a renewable grant of up to $3,000 per year. These Grants are gift money that does not have to be repaid.

College Completion Program Eligibility:

• Must be a 2023 graduate of a Baltimore City public high school.
• Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be eligible to receive a Pell Grant or MSFAA
• If unmet need is less than $6,000, student must provide documentation detailing how gap will be financed.
• Be accepted to and attend a four-year college/university.

To have been considered for the College Completion Program, you must have submitted the following supporting documents by June 1st, 2023:
• Student Aid Report (SAR) (for a copy, go to or call 1-800-4-FED-AID / 1-800-433-3243) or a copy of MSFAA eligibility.
• Financial Aid Award Offer (FAAO) from the college/university you will attend.
• Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Notification Letter if attending Maryland institution (go to or call 410-260-4500 for a copy).
• Unofficial senior year high school transcript.

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