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Gov. Hogan Announces VaxU Scholarship Promotion for Vaccinated Teens


BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — On Wednesday, Governor Larry Hogan announced a new promotion to increase the number of Maryland teens vaccinated. 


At a press conference at University of Maryland College Park's Stamp Student Union , the governor announced teens who get vaccinated will be eligible for a $50,000 college scholarship. 


The VaxU Scholarship Promotion consists of nine statewide drawings and offers vaccinated residents ages 12-17 a chance to win one of twenty scholarship prizes.


Between July 12, 2021 and September 5, 2021 two winners will be selected each Monday. On September 6, 2021, four winners will be selected.