All students accepted for admission to MICA who have completed the required financial aid application by the deadline are considered for need-based grants and scholarships.

  1. Federal Pell Grants up to $7,395 and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants of $1,000 are reserved for the neediest students.
  2. Scholarships and grants awarded to Maryland residents through the Maryland State Office of Student Financial Assistance range from $300 up to $20,700 per year. Multiple Maryland awards can not exceed $32,200 per year. Visit for more information.
  3. MICA Grants - are need-based institutional grants awarded to students based on demonstrated need and requires a FAFSA application for consideration.  These renewable grants range from $1,000 to $6,000 annually.