Press Release

McDaniel College Partners With Community Colleges To Offer Educator’s Legacy Scholarships
High school seniors with a parent or guardian who works full time at one of 11 community colleges can now receive up to $100K to attend McDaniel

Dec. 20, 2016

Contact: Cheryl Knauer

WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel College has partnered with 11 community colleges to offer Educator’s Legacy Scholarships.

Now eligible to receive up to $100,000 to attend McDaniel College are children of employees at Anne Arundel Community College, Carroll Community College, Cecil Community College, Chesapeake College, Community College of Baltimore County, Frederick Community College, Garrett College, Hagerstown Community College, Howard Community Collegeand Prince George’s Community College in Maryland, as well as HACC—Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.

High school seniors whose parent or guardian works full time in K-12 education can also apply for this guaranteed scholarship to attend McDaniel.

Any service in a K-12 school or at one of the inaugural community college partners qualifies, including teachers, counselors, support staff or administrators, as long as the parent or guardian has at least four years of current and consecutive full-time employment.

There is no limit to the number of scholarships awarded by McDaniel. The $25,000 annual scholarship (or $20,000 per year for commuter students) is renewable each year to students who maintain continuous enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

Visit for additional information about the Educator’s Legacy Scholarship or to learn more about applying to McDaniel College.

For more information about McDaniel College, visit

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McDaniel College, founded in 1867 and nationally recognized as one of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives,” is a four-year, independent college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 25 highly regarded graduate programs. Its personalized, interdisciplinary, global curriculum and student-faculty collaboration develop the unique potential in every student. A diverse, student-centered community of 1,600 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students, McDaniel offers access to the resources of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and is the only American college with a European campus in Budapest, Hungary.

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