Listed below are applications for or of interest to MASC. Click on the link for more information on a specific application.

Please note, below the MASC opportunities are other collaborative organizations such as MASSP, National Association of Student Councils, etc.



(Currently Closed – Information is available from the past year)

MASC Membership

There are benefits to MASC membership beyond participating in statewide events, so we encourage schools to join MASC year-round. Membership opens on August 15th each year and a yearly membership runs through June 30th.


MASC Conferences and Events – Hosting

Student Member on the State Board of Education Application (SMOB)

State SMOB Applications open each year in September. It is a two-part application from the principal and the candidate.

MASC Committee Opportunities

Like many organizations, a lot of work for MASC is done through committees.  This allows for wider input from students around the state.


MASC Executive Board Appointed Staff Applications

MASC Executive Board Appointed Staff Applications opens each year in April and usually closes in mid-April

MASC Officer Applications

MASC Officer Applications open each year in February for approximately two or three weeks. Candidates are introduced at the February executive board meeting.

Student Advocate for School Safety
Maryland Center for School Safety (MCSS)

Formerly known as the Student Focus Group, register to be a member of the MCSS Student Advocacy Program. Student advocates provide valuable insight to the Maryland Center for School Safety (MCSS) on the student perspective of school safety within their local community. Members also gain experience and knowledge through collaboration with MCSS staff, and other student advocates to promote school safety strategies and events in their local school and community.

MASC Awards 

MASC Awards Applications open each year in August. Awards are for MASC member schools only.  Application deadlines are usually the first or second Saturday in February.  All Awards are “online” only applications.  No hard copies will be accepted.

Maryland Youth Advisory Council (MYAC)

MYAC applications open each year on March 1st and close on July 30th each year.  MASC appoints two students each year for a two-year term to this Council.  Applications close June 30th.




MASSP (Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals)
Why Join?  (PDF Document)Membership Form 2023-2024 (prices going up in Sept!)
PDF Membership Form- 023-2024      – Word membership form

Maryland Page Program

Check with your county Page coordinator for specific application information – usually opens in  September and closes sometime in October

National Student Council (soon to revert back to National Association of Student Councils

National Honor Society (NHS)
individual qualifications

School Chapter: National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)
individual qualifications

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards (NASSP / Prudential)

New applications open each year in September.  These awards honor middle-level and high-school students for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.

National Student Council: (school must have an active NatStuCo membership)

National Council of Excellence (student council award)
Emerging Student Leader Program (middle school individual achievement award)
Distinguished Student Leader Program (high school individual achievement award)

The United States Youth Senate Program

Two students from each state will be selected to attend the online program and each will receive a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship.  Applications open in September and close in mid-October.