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Opportunity Scholarship with Commmisioners



The Allegany County Opportunity Scholarship, established by the Allegany County Commissioners, will be awarded beginning with the 2014-15 academic year.  This opportunity is only available to residents of Allegany County (minimum three years residency requirement).  Students residing in Allegany County are eligible to apply for both scholarship awards.




1)    Allegany County Opportunity Tuition Subsidy for Credit Students 

Tuition subsidies will be provided to help support the cost of tuition that is not covered by federal or state aid and scholarship support.  Up to 50% of the in-county tuition rate per credit hour will be provided through this scholarship fund.  At least a 2.0 grade point average is required to receive the tuition subsidy.  To apply for this award, you must complete the FAFSA and apply for ACM Foundation Scholarships. 

2)    Allegany County Opportunity Merit Scholarship Award

Merit scholarships in the amount of $1,000 or more will be awarded each academic year. Students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average and meet all other eligibility criteria. Special consideration will be given to students who express their intention to transfer to Frostburg State University upon graduation from Allegany College of Maryland.



To apply for these awards, students should complete the ACM scholarship application at  The priority deadline date for the Tuition Subsidy Scholarship is March 1st and March 31st for the Merit Scholarship.  However, applications will be reviewed after the deadline dates, pending available funding.

For more information on these or other ACM scholarships, please contact the ACM Foundation Office at 301-784-5200, or email


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