What is a Maryland Scholar?
... a student who wants to have a great future and is willing to work for it
Completing the Maryland Scholars courses will prepare you to go confidently and successfully in any direction you choose when you graduate.
What do you have to do?
... take and pass specific coursework in high school
New for 2012/ 2013 !
The Maryland Scholars Course of Study
4 credits of English
4 credits of Math – Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II
3 credits of Lab Science – Biology, Chemistry, Physics [preferred]
3 credits of Social Studies – U.S. History, World History, Government
2 credits of the same Foreign Language
(Students must attain a 3.0 GPA to qualify.)
**The underlined courses are the only ones you need to add above and beyond what the State already requires you to take to graduate.
What is the payoff for you?
...you'll be more likely to
- Get a good job after high school
- Get into college
Graduate from college
What to do next?
See your guidance counselor to arrange your course plan.