The Next Generation Scholars Supplemental Grant


Next Generation Scholars of Maryland Supplemental Grant funds will be awarded to nonprofit organization(s) that were awarded FY24 Next Generation Scholars grants to provide guidance and services to cohort students who pre-qualify for the Guaranteed Access Grant and students who qualify to receive free or reduced-price lunch in eligible school districts. Students are expected to successfully transition to college and continue to receive support in their first year of college.

When will the application be open?

Friday, December 8, 2023.

Application Submission Date

Monday, January 8, 2024. No later than 5:00 pm EST.

Customer Service Support Sessions

MSDE will hold two customer service support sessions for interested applicants. During these sessions, MSDE personnel will provide an overview of the application process. The sessions will be held on:

Customer Service Support Session 1

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Video call link

Customer Service Support Session 2

Wednesday, December 20, 2023
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Video call link

MSDE staff will also be available to provide technical assistance throughout the grant application process. Contact Susan Spinnato at with questions related to the Next Generation Scholars of Maryland Grant Program.


If you have questions about the application or the process, please contact:

Susan Spinnato
Program Manager for Teaching and Learning
Office: (410) 767-0349

A list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers will be posted to the MSDE website following customer service support sessions.