Frequently Asked Questions

The Save4College State Contribution Program is designed to help lower to middle-income families in Maryland save money for higher education.

Thank you for your interest. The 2022 application period is now closed. The 2023 application period will open January 1, 2023.

UPDATE: During the legislative session, the General Assembly passed a bill requiring an Account Holder to be at least 18 years old for applications filed on or after January 1, 2022. This bill is currently awaiting action by the Governor.

Note: Be sure you have completed the Program’s eligibility requirements. In accordance with the Maryland Code, the Maryland 529 Board is required to verify the income level you provided. For additional details, please see “How do I apply?”