Richard W. Collins III Leadership with Honor Scholarship
2020-2021 Application is Available May 1, 2020
The 2nd Lt. Richard W. Collins III Leadership with Honor Scholarship program promotes educating diverse student bodies and in achieving diversity in ROTC programs. The Maryland (MD) State Legislature passed the bill creating this scholarship in May 2018 where it was signed into law by the governor. The MD legislature set aside a $1 million annual award for the scholarship program. The scholarship is made available to minority ROTC students enrolled at one of the four historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) in the state of Maryland. The inaugural scholarship awards were presented to the Bowie State University ROTC cohort in December 2019.