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Supporting Students. Developing Leaders.

Selection Criteria

Students selected to be Hillman Entrepreneurs demonstrate

  • An entrepreneurial mindset
  • Potential for becoming a successful entrepreneur or leader within a larger organization
  • Ability to be successful academically and graduate from Montgomery College and ultimately from UMCP 


Program Requirements

  • Students must be pursuing their first bachelor’s degree.
  • Students must be Maryland residents (U.S. citizens, students with permanent resident status or students covered by the Dream Act).
  • Students must have completed a minimum of 30 credits by Fall program entry.  Students must have taken one transferrable math course or be eligible to take a college-level math course during their first semester in program. 
  • Students must have and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher to be accepted and remain in the program.
  • Students must be in a program of study which transfers to UMCP (pre-law not eligible).
  • Students must be available for a daytime Hillman credit course each semester on the Germantown campus.
  • Students must be committed to additional programmatic and team-building activities outside of class.
  • Students must make successful progression towards graduation with an associate’s degree in a transferable major at Montgomery College and towards graduation with a bachelor’s degree at UMCP.
  • Students must have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


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