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Apply for the Teachers for Tomorrow Program

What is T4T?

Believed to be the first program of its kind in the nation, T4T was developed by the Howard County Public School System in partnership with McDaniel College to create a more diverse workforce in Howard County Schools. This innovative scholarship program will provide up to 12 full scholarships to McDaniel College, with a commitment to teach in HCPSS schools for three years immediately following graduation.

Find out more about the program →

Who is Eligible to Apply for T4T?

HCPSS is seeking academically successful students with limited financial resources who are currently eligible to be employed in the United States and who meet specific requirements.

How do Students Apply for the T4T Program?

Howard County students who wish to be considered for T4T should express interest to their high school counselor and complete an interest form.


Requirements for Consideration


  • A cumulative (9th–11th) GPA of 3.0 or higher (weighted).
  • SAT scores of 1100 or higher on the new revised SAT (1000 on SAT taken prior to March 2016) or a 22 on the ACT.
  • Students ranked in the top ten percent of their graduating class are allowed to apply SAT-optional without submitting test scores.


  • Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by January 15, 2017. Don’t forget to include the Title IV code on your Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) to make sure McDaniel receives your results: 002109.
  • Learn more about filling out your FAFSA →
  • To be considered as a T4T finalist, students must be eligible for Pell Grants and anticipated State of Maryland EA Rawlings Grants (
  • If eligible for the Maryland Guaranteed Access Grant, students must follow all steps to accept the grant. See your counselor for assistance if necessary.

Interested in applying? Fill out an interest form and turn it in to your counselor.

Suggested T4T Timeline for Seniors

Print versions:

Fall of senior year:





Don’t forget to include the Title IV code on your FAFSA to make sure McDaniel receives your results: 002109.