Cade 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 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 with at least one semester remaining
  • have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • have an interest in public service, government involvement, or political leadership.

Click here to download the 2019 application.

Cade Scholarship applications are due by  4:00pm, Friday, May 10, 2019.
See the application for details on how to submit your packet. 

Finalists will be notified shortly thereafter and may interview with the scholarship committee. The award amount is $500.

For all questions, please contact Mary Lopez via email at lopezm@umd.edu.