New Scholarship Program to Allow Prince George’s County High School Students to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree From UMUC for $10,000 or Less

Ceremony to Launch Prince George’s 3D Scholars Program Tuesday, November 15, 10 a.m., at Largo High School

WHO:  Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), Prince George’s Community College (PGCC), and University of Maryland University College (UMUC).

WHAT: Ceremony to announce the Prince George’s 3D Scholars Program. The three institutions are announcing a pilot scholarship program that will provide a pathway for qualified high school students to earn dual enrollment credits toward an associate’s degree at PGCC, transfer to UMUC and earn a bachelor’s degree for a total cost of $10,000 or less.

WHEN: 10 a.m., Tuesday, November 15, 2016

WHERE: Largo High School (505 Largo Rd, Upper Marlboro, Md.)

BACKGROUND:

College affordability is a major obstacle facing many high school students and families. To address this issue head-on, UMUC, PGCC, PGCPS are partnering in a pilot scholarship program that will allow high-achieving Prince George’s County high school students to earn a bachelor’s degree from UMUC for $10,000 or less, with minimal student loan debt. For some students, the degree could be free.

For more information or to attend this event, please contact Bob Ludwig at 301-985-7253 or robert.ludwig@umuc.edu

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