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VaxU Scholarship Promotion
Posted at 10:03 AM, Jul 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-19 10:06:54-04

BALTIMORE — Two more students will be heading to college on the state's dime, thanks to the VaxU Scholarship Promotion.

On Monday, the latest two $50,000 scholarships were awarded to students in Ellicott City and Prince George's County.

It's the second of eight weekly drawings that will be held through August 30.

Each Monday two random winners between the ages of 12 and 17 will be selected for the prize.

A ninth and final drawing will be held September 6, in which four lucky winners will be picked.

In total, 20 -- $50,000 college scholarships will be given out.

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Each scholarship comes in the form of a Prepaid College Trust or College Investment Plan from Maryland 529 to cover the tuition and fees for a public four-year college or university.

Anyone age 12 to 17 who got vaccinated in a non-federal facility in Maryland and provided an in-state address is automatically entered and eligible to win.

Winners can only be selected once, anyone not chosen remains in the drawing throughout the promotion.

Below is a rundown of where the weekly winners are from.

Monday, July 19 - Ellicott City and Prince George's County
Monday, July 12 - Both students are from Montgomery County