Johns Hopkins University is approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission for the training of veterans, service members, eligible spouses and dependents under the provisions of the various federal laws pertaining to Department of Veterans Affairs educational benefits. Please visit the main registrar page for veterans for information or request support through SEAM’s online form.
Maryland Army National Guard State Tuition Waiver (STW) and State Tuition Assistance Reimbursement (STAR) Programs Maryland National Guard members enrolled in an undergraduate program at Johns Hopkins University are eligible to receive a 50 percent reduction in tuition (up to 6 credits) regardless of class size, location and number of semester hours the student is taking. This discount may not be applied with any other scholarship or discount. State Tuition Assistance Reimbursement (STAR) reimburses Maryland National Guard Service Members (SM) up to 100% of tuition and related fees, and is open to all Johns Hopkins University graduate and undergraduate students. Funding is capped at $8,500 per student per year, and subject to the availability of State funds. Students must apply for both programs at least 10 days in advance of the start of class using the MDARNG app and email. If approved, the Maryland National Guard will notify Hopkins of your eligibility. Specific application instructions may be found here.