Senator John A. Cade Public Leadership Scholarship

Senator John A. Cade was one of Maryland's most extraordinary and exemplary public servants. As a member of the Maryland Senate from 1975-1996, his dedication to government, public service and education helped enhance the lives of his constituents.

"As much as any legislator, Jack Cade understood that it was education that made a difference. He was a champion for higher education funding throughout his career."
 --Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr.

This $2000 scholarship was created to honor the memory of Senator John A. Cade by enabling students to carry on his legacy of public service and leadership.

Eligible candidates must:

  • be a current Maryland resident
  • be an undergraduate student
  • not be graduating before Spring 2015
  • have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • have an interest in public service, government involvement, or political leadership.

Cade Scholarship applications are now CLOSED. Please check back regularly for new application. 

Finalists will be notified shortly thereafter and may interview with the School of Public Policy Scholarship Committee.

For all questions, please call 301.405.2370.