In order to qualify for this scholarship, the applicant must meet ALL of the following criteria: Must be a current resident of the state of Maryland; Must be a junior or senior at a Maryland high school, or currently attending (or plan to attend) an accredited Maryland post-secondary school (college, university, trade school, or medical school); Must be the first person in his/her immediate family who will be attending a Maryland accredited post-secondary school (as defined above). Immediate family is defined as consisting of direct family lineage, such as brothers/sisters, mothers/fathers, and grandparents on either mother's or father's side. Must be planning to enter a medical or medical-related field. Medical or medical-related filed shall mean the professional work of a duly licensed medical practitioner; this includes, but is not limited to, nurses, laboratory scientists, pharmacists, physiotherapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, dietitians and bioengineers . This does not include administrative services such as secretarial or sales careers. Must be attending, or planning to attend, a Maryland post-secondary institution or medical training school (i.e. Medix School or qualified nursing program).