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.READ MORE: ‘Tremendous Loss’ Violence Prevention Worker Killed In East Baltimore Mass Shooting
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.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Wind Chill To Bring Bitter Cold Friday
The school will also honor Cummings’ memory by posthumously awarding him the lifetime achievement award.MORE NEWS: Here's How To Prevent The Cold Snap From Freezing Your Pipes
He will be the second recipient since the award was established in 2016.