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: Howard County Schools Will Require Masks For Students, Staff And Visitors
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: Aunt Charged In Death Of 2 Children Whose Bodies Were Found During Essex Traffic Staff
The school will also honor Cummings’ memory by posthumously awarding him the lifetime achievement award.MORE NEWS: St. Agnes Hospital Will Require Employees To Be Vaccinated
He will be the second recipient since the award was established in 2016.