COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — The University of Maryland’s Francis King Carey School of Law has started a scholarship in the name of late Congressman Elijah Cummings.

Cummings graduated from the school in 1976.

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A $50,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student each year who has an interest in public service and a record of academic excellence.

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The school will also honor Cummings’ memory by posthumously awarding him the lifetime achievement award.

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He will be the second recipient since the award was established in 2016.