Edward T. and Mary A. Conroy & Jean B. Cryor Memorial Scholarships

These scholarship programs are available for CCBC students who are:
  • The son, daughter, stepchild, or the surviving spouse (who has not remarried) of a member of the United States Armed Forces who died as a result of military service or who suffered a service-connected 100 percent permanent disability as result of military service;
  • A veteran who suffers a service-connected disability of 25 percent or greater, as a result of military service, and has exhausted or is no longer eligible for federal veterans’ educational benefits;
  • The son, daughter, stepchild, or surviving spouse of a victim of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks who died as a result of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the attack on the Pentagon in Virginia, or the crash of United Airlines Flight 93 in Pennsylvania;
  • A POW/MIA of the Vietnam Conflict or their son, daughter, or stepchild and was a resident of this State at the time the person was declared to be a prisoner of war or missing in action;
  • The son, daughter, stepchild, or surviving spouse (who has not remarried) of a state or local public safety employee or volunteer who died in the line of duty or who was 100 percent disabled in the line of duty; or a state or local public safety employee or volunteer who was 100 percent disabled in the line of duty;
  • A veteran, as defined under § 9–901 of the State Government Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, who either suffers a service connected disability of 25 percent or greater and has exhausted or is no longer eligible for federal veterans’ educational benefits;
  • The son, daughter, stepchild, or surviving spouse (who has not remarried) of a school employee who, as a result of an act of violence either died in the line of duty or sustained an injury in the line of duty that rendered the school employee 100 percent disabled.

Applicants must be a Maryland resident at the time of application with the exception of the following individuals:

  • A Son, Daughter, Stepson, or Stepdaughter of any State or Local Public Safety Employee killed in the line of duty; or
  • The Surviving spouse of any State or Local Public Safety Employee killed in the line of duty; or 
  • A Disabled Public Safety Employee; or
  • A Son, Daughter, Stepson, Stepdaughter of a disabled Public Safety Employee who sustains an injury in the line of duty that renders the Public Safety Employee 100% disabled; or
  • The Surviving Spouse of a Disabled Public Safety Employee who sustains an injury in the line of duty that renders the Public Safety Employee 100% disabled.​ 


Eligibility and award information

Applicants, and their parents if dependent, must be residents of Maryland (specific exceptions listed above) and attend a Maryland post-secondary institution. The Edward T. and Mary A. Conroy & Jean B. Cryor Memorial Scholarships award covers the cost of tuition and mandatory fees at the institution you attend, but may not exceed $12,300.

Awards may be held for five years of full-time (12 or more credits per semester) or eight years of part-time (6 - 11 credits per semester) attendance or a combination of both. Audited courses cannot be used to reach the minimum credit hours required for full-time or part-time status.

Application process

Apply for the 2021-2022 aid year. The deadline to apply is July 15, 2021.

Late applications will not be considered because of limited funding.  In addition, funds may not be available to award all eligible students.