Class of 2015 $cholarships

Dates to know:

MD Legislative Scholarships

(usually less competition because of a smaller geographic footprint)

Go to www.mdelect.net to learn your legislative district, and follow the links to your specific delegates’ and senator’s websites.

District

Name

Website

Award info

11

Sen. Robert Zirkin

www.bobbyzirkin.com

App at http://www.bobbyzirkin.com/node/186

11

Del. Shelly Hettleman

11

Del. Dan Morhaim

www.drdanmorhaim.com

Application on website, March 31 deadline

11

Del. Dana Stein

www.danastein.com

$250-$500, Application on website

42

Sen. James Brochin

www.jimbrochin.com

Application on website, complete FAFSA by March 1

42

Del. Susan Aumann

N/A

At least $250. Complete your FAFSA by March 1

42

Del. William Frank

N/A

At least $250. Complete your FAFSA by March 1

42

Del. Stephen Lafferty

www.delegatelafferty.com

Call 410-841-3487

 for info

 

Regional Scholarships

Name

Eligibility

Deadline

American Farm Publications

Award Amount:  Ten $1000 scholarships

Eligibility/About:  Delmarva Farmer Scholarship, for members of farm families, employed in ag-related field, or studying agriculture

Application:  www.americanfarm.com

March 1

Angie M. Houtz

Award Amount:  $3000

Eligibility/About:  Enrolling in Maryland State school, need 3.0+ GPA

Application:  www.theangiefund.com

April 30

Baltimore Community Foundation

 

Award Amount:  From $500 up to $10,000

Eligibility/About:  20 scholarship funds, Common Scholarship Application for all 20 scholarships. 410-332-4172 ext.171

Application:  www.bcf.org/scholarships

March 15

Baltimore Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Award Amount: $1,500 renewable 4 year scholarship

Eligibility/About: 2.5 GPA, Minimum SAT score of 1275, ACT score of 19, must attend school in Baltimore County, Baltimore City

Application: School Counseling office; contact Maria Hopewell at scholarship@bmacdst.org 

January 16

Batoff Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award Amount: $100

Eligibility/About: Must have attended Milbrook Elementary School for at least 3 years

Application: Use a PHS Generic Scholarship Application

March 4

BCABSE

Award Amount: $250

Eligibility/About: Admitted to 2- or 4-year college, preference for HBCU’s.

Application: Follow directions accessible from

April 30

BCPS Alternative Education

Award Amount: Unspecified

Eligibility/About:  Any student who has had any enrollment in the BCPS Alternative Education program, including Evening and/or Saturday Schools, Home Teaching, Catonsville Alt Ed Center, Bridge Center, or Meadowood Center

Application:  http://www.bcps.org/programs/alted/altedscholarships.html 

More scholarships are available at http://www.bcps.org/programs/alted/altedscholarships.html 

March 22

BCPS Scholarship Loan Program

Award Amount:        

Eligibility/About:  Pursing career in education: math, science, special education, and/or technology education.  Need 2.8 or better, commit to teach for BCPS in a priority or Title I school after college.  410-887-2945

Application:  www.bcps.org

April 1

BCRSPA & WEBCO

Award Amount:  Six $1500 scholarships

Eligibility/About:  The Baltimore County Retired School Personnel Association, 410-847-9700. Application:  http://www.bcrspa.org/public_html/scholarship/2013application.doc

February 27

Box 234 Daniel and Gerald Holden Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $5000

Eligibility/About:  Essay on volunteer and occupational goals.  Preference to students pursuing careers in Criminal Law, Fire Investigation, EMS services, or Fire sciences. Have 2.0 GPA.

Application:  box234scholarship@yahoo.com. www.box234.org

April 8

Carroll Community College

Award Amount:  $200 - $2,000

Eligibility/About:  Must attend Carroll Community College.  Based on a variety of criteria specified by donors.

Application:  www.carrollcc.edu/services/finaid/institutional/scholarships.asp

April 29

Central Scholarship Bureau

Award Amount:  Up to $10,000 per year in combination of scholarships and loans

Eligibility/About:  Accepting online applications for scholarships and interest-free loans

Application:  www.centralsb.org

May 1

Clare and Robert Moore Scholarship Fund

Award:  $1,000

Eligibility:  Applicants must plan to major in English or Drama at the Notre Dame of Maryland Univ.

Applications:  http://crmoorescholarship.org

April 15

College Bound Foundation

Award Amount:  $1000 - $5000

Eligibility/About:  Kahdine Ann DaCosta:need 2.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need, community service. DJ K SWIFT: need 2.5 GPA or better and financial need. LESLIE MOORE: 2.0 or better and community service. RAVENS: 3.0 or better, demonstrate need, and community service. for questions or assitance with the application call: 410-783-2905

Application:  www.collegeboundfoundation.org

March 1

Congressional Black Caucus

Award Amount:  varies

Eligibility/About:  Five different scholarships posted at the website

Application:  http://www.cbcfinc.org/what-we-do/leadership-institute/scholarships.html 

May 1

Cynthia E. Morgan Memorial

 

 

 

 

 

Award Amount:  $1000

Eligibility/About:  First-generation college student attending college in MD with a major in a medical-related field

Application:  www.cemsfund.com

February 25

Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

 

Award Amount:  Not listed

Eligibility/About:  African American Males. 2.5 GPA. Extra curricular activities.  

Beautillion Program – beaus are presented at fraternity’s annual ball on May 14 after a 6 month development training series.  Scholarships are distributed at the ball.  $200 participation fee.

Application:  www.deltalambda.org

Not listed

 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

Award Amount:  Not listed

Eligibility/About:  Baltimore County Alumnae Chapter offers two scholarships; BCAC Memorial which is a one-time scholarship; and Leadership and Educational Achievement Development (L.E.A.D) which is renewable at a HBCU. Need 2.75 or better.

Application:  www.bcacdeltas.org/scholarship.htm

March 31

DFW International

Award Amount:  Varies

Eligibility/About:  A Guide to Scholarships for New Americans and Minorities. http://www.dfwinternational.org/resource_center/Scholarship_Guide.pdf

(Contact: Renée E. Yarbough-Williams, Education Program Specialist, Equity Assurance and Compliance Office, Office of the Deputy State Superintendent for Administration, Maryland State Department of Education, 410-767-0426.)

Application:  www.dfwinternational.org (see Guides)

Varies

Dr. Joe A Hairston Scholarship

Award Amount:  $2000

Eligibility/About:  First generation in your family to attend college, 3.0 GPA, references

Application:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B357fudjZEkQRk5pRUEyUUdDSVE/edit?usp=sharing 

March 7

Dr. Kenneth E. Mann Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1000

Eligibility/About:  From the MD Association of Elementary School Principals (MAESP), for students pursuing studies in elementary education

Application:  www.wcps.k12.md.us click on “Our Schools”, “Elementary”, “Maugansville Elementary” and “More Info”. 301-766-8230

April 14

Ernest E. Wooden Educational Fund

Award Amount: four scholarships of up to $1750

Eligibility/About: Attend an accredited post-secondary institution

Application: Call Farmers and Merchants Bank at 410-833-6600

March 7

Education Support Professionals of Baltimore County

Award Amount: $500

Eligibility/About: need-based, parents/grandparents are either active or retired ESPBC/BACE members

Application: Pick up an application from the school counseling office or email jgerhardt@mseanea.org 

April 1

Esperanza Fund

Award Amount: $5,000 to $20,0000

Eligibility/About: Must be born outside the U.S. or have two parents born outside the U.S., Must be a graduating senior at a high school in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia.

Must enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university in the 2014-2015 academic year.

Application: http://www.esperanzafund.org/scholarship/ 

April 1

First Financial Federal Credit Union of Maryland

Award Amount: $3,000 awarded to one recipient PER SCHOOL

Eligibility/About: Member of FFFCU at time of application.  Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

Application: Available at the FFFCU website.

March 1

GenOn/USHYEE Scholars Grant

 

 

Award Amount:  $5000 over four years

Eligibility/About:  Hispanic descent, pursuing a STEM field, attending a Maryland college, minimum high school 2.75 GPA, essay, college acceptance

Application:  http://www.ushyee.org/educationgrant.html

May 14

George Sonnefeld Foundation

 

Award Amount:  $2500

Eligibility/About:  college bound high school senior with an established golf handicap

Application:  in the school counseling office

March 25

Goulden Scholarship

Award Amount:  Up to $1250

Eligibility/About:  Must have attended: Catonsville Center for Alternative Studies, Meadowood Education Center, Rosedale, or participated in Maryland’s Tomorrow

Application:  www.bcps.org/offices/alted/scholarships

April 8

Gram’s Promise

Award Amount:  at least $250

Eligibility/About:  seniors who have shown activism and leadership among peers in the fight against tobacco use

Application:  www.gramspromisefoundation.org or in the school counseling office

April 27

Jewish Community Services (JCS)

Award Amount:  Not listed

Eligibility/About:  Jewish students from single-parent homes

Application: www.jcsbaltimore.org/jcs-scholarship-program

March 3

Jewish Community Services (JCS)

Award Amount:  Not listed

Eligibility/About:  Newhoff Scholarship for Jewish student with a diagnosed learning disability

Application:  www.jcsbaltimore.org

March 3

Jimmy Rane Foundation

Award Amount: $ 500 to $5,000

Eligibility/About: Minimum GPA of 3.0 and attending college in the fall following graduation.

Application: www.jimmyranefoundation.org after December 1

February 15

John Armiger

Award Amount:  Not listed

Eligibility/About:  Pursuing education in a uniformed public safety field

Application:  http://johnarmigerscholarshipfund.org/apply.html

March 31

Joseph Fox, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $2,000

Eligibility/About:  Presented by SoMIRAC (State of Maryland International Reading Association Council). Plan to major in education, have a 3.2 or better, community service in education-related activities.

Application:  www.somirac.org

April 15

Kurt Chenowith schoalrship

Award Amount:  $500 to one male and one female in Baltimore County

Eligibility/About:  Essay, 2.0 GPA

Application:  http://www.hcps.org/departments/docs/studentservices/schoolcounseling/scholarships/Chenowith%202014%20Scholarship.pdf 

March 17

The Links, Inc.

Award Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility/About:  African-American high school seniors who plan to attend a historically Black College or University.  2 Scholarship awards will be presented.

Application:  pick up in counseling office when they arrive

March 31

Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland

Award Amount:  $500

Eligibility/About:  1 award for a poster expressing the importance of becoming a designated organ, eye, and tissue donor. 1 award for an essay expressing the importance of becoming a designated organ, eye, and tissue donor.

Application:  www.thellf.org

March 1

MAEOP

Award Amount: $1000

Eligibility/About: academics (min 2.8 GPA), financial need, as well as other criteria

Directions: Download from https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B357fudjZEkQUUZVSnFwV3hoQkE/edit?usp=sharing 

April 30

Mary Carter Smith

Award Amount: unspecified

Eligibility/About: BCPS female minimum 2.5 GPA, transcript, proof of college admission, 3 letters of recommendation, essay

Directions: Download from https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B357fudjZEkQNDFuaDBpZjc5dzA/edit?usp=sharing 

Maryland Multicultural Coalition

Award Amount: unspecified

Eligibility/About: Maryland grad, planning to pursue a career in Pre-K through secondary education

Directions: Download from https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B357fudjZEkQUWs4eFl0ZHlkQ3M/edit?usp=sharing 

April 1

Maryland PTA

Award Amount: at least $500

Eligibility/About: minimum unweighted GPA of 2.75, commitment to pursue a career in education, financial need, academic record, student resume. Will need to bring all materials (including a separate transcript release) to the school counseling office by March 12, in order to ensure March 15 mailing.

Directions: Obtain the application from the school counseling office when they arrive

March 15

Maryland Mensa

Award Amount: $300-$1000

Eligibility/About: For Students who plan to enroll in a degree program in an accredited U.S. post-secondary school in academic year 2015-2016. Not restricted to Mensa Members. www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships 

Sept 15- Jan 15th

Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarship

Award Amount:$2,000

Eligibility/About: High School/College/University gpa of at least 2.5, Must have graduated from a Maryland High School. Attending a Maryland College/University and have proof of financial need to continue your higher education.

June 30, 2015

MRMCA

 

Award Amount:  $2,000 annually

Eligibility/About:  MD Ready Mix Concrete Association.  Desire career in concrete or construction industry.

Application:  www.marylandconcrete.com

May 1

MSSA  - Maryland Saltwater  Sportfishing Association

Award Amount:  $1.000 - $5,000

Eligibility/About: major in fields of study such as marine Biology, Environmental Engineering and Fisheries Management.

Application:  www.massascholarships.org

May 31

MSCA - Maryland School Counselor Association

Award Amount:  $200

Eligibility/About: write an essay about how a school counselor (elementary, middle, or high school) impacted your life. No academic requirement other than a transcript to verify enrollment

Application:  http://www.mscaonline.org/?page_id=2731 

November 30

National Society of the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century

Award Amount:   $1,000

Eligibility/About: 2.5 GPA and at least ⅛ Native American.

Application:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B357fudjZEkQOTA1eWZuTElUWEU/edit?usp=sharing 

June 15

Naval Officers Association

Award Amount:  $1000-$10000

Eligibility/About: minority and non-minority students planning on STEM major based on academics, community involvement, financial need

Application:  Download from https://www.nsbe.org/getmedia/57ea1866-b214-4317-98b5-0fda9744395e/NNAO.pdf.aspx 

March 30

Naval Officers Spouses Club (NOSC)

Award Amount:  Not specified

Eligibility/About: dependent child of active duty, retired, deceased, US Navy service member

Application:  http://www.noscdc.com/images/2014_nosc_scholarship_app-hs.doc 

April 1

NAWBO

Award Amount:  $1000

Eligibility/About:  The Baltimore Regional Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO-BRC) provides an Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship program to encourage future women business owners.  410-825-2378

Application:  http://www.nawbobrc.org/committees_scholarship.php 

March 31

Northrop Grumman

Award Amount:  $10,000

Eligibility/About:  Interest in math and science, and pursuing engineering-related career.  Need minimum 1700 SAT or 27 ACT, 3.5 GPA or better.

Application:  http://www.northropgrumman.com/corporateresponsibility/community/pages/engineeringscholars.aspx 

March 24

NOSC, Naval Officers’ Spouses’ Club

Award Amount:

Eligibility/About:  Dependents of Navy officers and enlisted active duty or reserve or retired personnel.

Application:  www.noscdc.com

April 1

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

Award Amount: $8,000

Eligibility/About:  Essay about “what a college education means to me”

Application:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B357fudjZEkQOHJXLWpsUzBObXM/edit?usp=sharing 

March 10

Oregon Ridge Nature Center Council

Award Amount: up to $3000

Eligibility/About:  pursuing a career in nature education or environmental sciences, minimum 3.0 GPA

Application:  Available in School Counseling office. Must include transcript, two letters of recommendation, and essay.

March 28

Patrick J. Citroni Liberty Foundation

Award Amount: $1000

Eligibility/About:  toward education expenses at a college or university in the state of Maryland.

Application:  http://www.pjcliberty.org/uploads/Scholarship_Application_Final_2013.pdf

Phi Beta Sigma, ENS Chapter

Award Amount: $250-$1000

Eligibility/About:  minority (African American or Latino) male, 3.0 GPA, admitted to four-year college for fall 2013, may not be related to a ФBΣ - ENΣ alumni chapter member

Application:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B357fudjZEkQQ2k4Z0w0N2xXR1E/edit?usp=sharing 

April 30

Rays of Hope Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $1,200

Eligibility/About: African American Males with at least a 3.0 GPA

Application: www.blackprofessionalmen.org or pick up application from the School Counseling office.

Dec 1

Raytheon

Raytheon, a technology and innovative company, believes that tomorrow’s innovators need to be excited by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) today; therefore, a host of programs and scholarships have been created that motivate and challenge students in these areas.

Raytheon has established a scholarship program to assist FIRST Robotics team members and competitors who plan to continue their education in college as math, science, or technology majors. The program supports a wide range of educational options. Scholarships are being offered for full-time study at an accredited institution or program of the student’s choice. Applications will be accepted beginning Friday, March 1 through Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

For an application, or to learn more about this program, logon to the Raytheon Web site at www.mathmovesu.com.

April 30

Rotary Club of Pikesville and Owings Mills

Award Amount: $ 400

Eligibility/About: Good Academic standing and active in community service. Student should also attend a Rotary Meeting with parents after accepting the award.

Application: Use PHS Scholarship Committee App

March 4

Simply Social Women with a Vision

Award Amount:  $500

Eligibility/About:  US Citizen, 2.0 GPA (transcript required), copy of college admission, essay, letters of recommendation

Application:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B357fudjZEkQaDIzOE82S1lrcTA/edit?usp=sharing 

June 6

Flag House Essay Scholarship

Award Amount: $1812

Eligibility/About: High School Senior, Essay

Application: www.flaghouse.org

March 15

Student Insights Student-View

Award Amount:  Eight for $500, two for $1000, and one for $4000

Eligibility/About:  Log onto www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in Baltimore.

Application:  www.studentinsights.com

April 22

TABCO

Award Amount:  $500

Eligibility/About:  Three scholarships for children of TABCO members (for three consecutive years prior to application time)

Application:  www.tabco.org or available in the school counseling office

April 1

Towson Elks Lodge #469

Award Amount: 9,000 total awarded to 6 students

Eligibility/About: Most Valuable Student Scholarships

Application: www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm. complete application online and then mail to local lodge: 4 W. Pennsylvania Ave, Towson, MD 21204 contact person: J. Michael Lawlor

Dec 5

Women in Defense Mary Doak Scholarship

Award Amount:  $2500

Eligibility/About:  Woman admitted to public college in DE/MD/VA, 7-semester GPA of 3.25, pursuing career related to national security or defense, US citizen,

Application:  Download from. Include transcript and wallet-size photo.

April 30

 

 

National Scholarships

Name

Eligibility

Deadline

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

Award Amount:  Up to $1000

Eligibility/About:  Submit an essay

Application:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

June 15

ACT student

Award Amount: $5,000

Eligibility/About: High school 11th and 12th graders who are residents of the U.S. and plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college in the next 2 years.

Application: http://www.actstudent.org/postercontest/

Dec 10- Jan 21

Alexander Hamilton Citizenship Achievement Award

 

Award Amount:  $500 Scholarships

Eligibility/About:  For college bound juniors in high school who have financial and/or personal need.  If selected, you are also enrolled in Hamilton Leaders Academy with trainings in Seattle and Guatemala.  Need to have performed service and leadership activities.

Application:  www.hamiltonfriends.org

April 15

Antique Trader “Big Dig” Scholarship

Award Amount:  $3000

Eligibility/About:  Write an essay about you can buy today that you would bury for your descendants to find in 200 years.

Application:  http://www.antiquetrader.tv/studentscholarship.php

December 31

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

Award Amount:  Varies

Eligibility/About:  Asian/Pacific Islander, 2.7 GPA, FAFSA by Feb 15

Application:  http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html

January 11

ASSE

 

 

Award Amount:  Cover between 90% and 100% of all program fees

Eligibility/About:  ASSE International Student Exchange Programs.  Need 3.0 or better.  1-800-677-2773

Application:  www.asse.com

May 15

AXA Achievement

 

 

 

Award Amount:  Scholarships of $25,000, $10,000 and $2,000

Eligibility/About:  AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company’s foundation awards more than $1.3 million a year in scholarships. Focus on students’ personal accomplishments

Application:  www.axa-achievement.com

February 15

Ayn Rand Foundation

Award Amount:  $10,000

Eligibility/About:  Write a 800-1600 word essay on “The Fountainhead”

Application:  www.essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/TheFountainhead.aspx?theme=blue

April 26

B. Davis Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1000

Eligibility/About:  Winner selection based on essay submission

Application:  http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm 

May 27

BBG Communications

Award Amount:  $500

Eligibility/About:  50 community service hours in the last two years, 3.5 GPA in the last two years

Application: http://www.bbgcommunicationssolutions.com/solutions/article/2.php 

Nov 29

Best Buy

Award Amount:  1,200 scholarships worth $1,000 each

Eligibility/About:  Good grades and community service

Application:  www.at15.com or www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com

February 16

BigSun Scholarship

Award Amount:  $500

Eligibility/About:  Student Athletes. Write essay on extracurricular and/or community activities.

Application:  www.bigsunathletics.com

June 21

BMW/SAE Engineering

Award Amount:  $1500, renewable up to three times

Eligibility/About:  3.75 GPA, 90th percentile in SAT or ACT, major in engineering

Application:  http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/bmw/

January 15

Buick Achievers Scholarship

 

Award:  Up to $25,000 a year

Eligibility/About:  Applicants must have a strong academic record, participate in extra-curricular activities, and demonstrate financial need. See website for list of STEM, business, and design majors.

Applications:  www.buickachievers.com

February 27

Burger King Scholars

Award:  At least $1,000

Eligibility/About:  Burger King Employees or their dependence have a minimum 2.0 GPA, General Track scholarships have minimum 2.5 GPA

Applications:  http://www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/burger_king_scholars_program.html

January 10

CAGNY Scholarship

High scholastic achievement and strong interest in actuarial science (insurance and risk management) or similar mathematics-related field. Info and application at http://tinyurl.com/7dhryq7

April 16

Coca-Cola Scholars

Award:  $10,000 or $20,000

Eligibility/About:  Essays, GPA >3.0, recommendation letters, finalists invited to Atlanta for interviews

Applications:  https://www.coca-colascholars.org/page.aspx?pid=388

October 31

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Award Amount:  Varies

Eligibility/About:  7 scholarships. Minimum 2.5 GPA, and leadership and community service.

Application:  www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships

April 1 – June 1

Cool Imagination

Award Amount:  $250, plus $50 for the school library

Eligibility/About: Write a short story with fewer than 1000 words

Application:  http://www.coolimagination.com/claspell_author3_002.htm

March 15

Create-A-Greeting-Card

Award Amount:  $10,000

Eligibility/About:  Students must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. The student with the best design will win a $10,000 scholarship and have his/her design made into an actual card to be sold in our line.

Application:  http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

Submissions accepted until March 17

Davidson Fellows

Award Amount:  Varies

Eligibility/About:  Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy andOutside the Box. 

Application:  www.cbcfinc.org/scholarships

February 6

Disabled American Veterans Youth Volunteer Award

Award Amount: Eight scholarships ranging from $5000 to $20,000

Eligibility/About:  For volunteers under age 21 who volunteer at VA Medical Centers

Application:  http://www.dav.org/volunteers/Scholarship.aspx

February 25

DuPont Challenge

Award Amount:  $200-$5,000

Eligibility/About: Choice of four essays about innovation and globalization

Application:  http://thechallenge.dupont.com/students/

January 31

Dwight P. Jacobus Scholarship

 

 

Award Amount:  Four $1000 scholarships

Eligibility/About: By (ASBO) Association of School Business Officials, must demonstrate financial need and have 3.0 or better

Application:  www.asbo.org

March 1

Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Frist Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:  $1000

Eligibility/About:  By Gram’s Promise, encouraging tobacco free lifestyle.  Apply if committed to anti-smoking advocacy.

Application:  www.gramspromisefoundation.org

April 25

Elks National Foundation, Inc

Legacy Award

Award Amount: $1, 000 to $4,000

Eligibility/About: Any child/grandchild of a living Elk who joined the Order on or before April 1, 2012, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2012.

Applications: www.elks.org/enf/schoarls.

January 30

Entertainment Software Association

Award Amount:  $3000

Eligibility/About:  Women or minority students, US citizens, pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts, 2.75 GPA

Application:  http://www.esafoundation.org/scholarship.asp 

May 15

Esperanza Education Fund

Award Amount:  $5000 and $10,000

Eligibility/About:  For immigrant students, born outside of U.S.

Application:  www.esperanzafund.org/scholarship

March 31

FIDM National Scholarship

Award Amount:  Award over $150,000 in scholarships

Eligibility/About:  Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in CA. To enter, entrants must submit a project according to the guidelines set within each category.

Application:  www.fidm.edu/admissions/tuition-financial-aid or 800-262-3436

April 30

Gates Millennium Scholars

Award Amount:  $5000 and $10,000

Eligibility/About:  African American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American** or Hispanic American, 3.3 GPA, Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities, meet Federal Pell grant criteria,

Application:  http://www.gmsp.org/

January 16

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $10,000 renewable scholarship (up to $40,000 per recipient)

Eligibility/About:Students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. Minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Application: www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships or http://facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships 

January 10

Gilbraitti

Award Amount:  $500

Eligibility/About:  Age 16-20, attend college in the fall, complete app and essay

Application:  http://www.mortgagebrokersrichmond.com

March 30

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heros

Award Amount:  $2500

Eligibility/About:  Have developed an extraordinary service project that helped people and/or the environment.

Application:  http://www.barronprize.org/nomination-forms

April 30

Guardian Life Insurances’ Girls Going Places

Award Amount:  15 awards totaling $30,000

Eligibility/About:  An entrepreneurship award program for girls who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship.

Application:  www.girlsgoingplaces.com

February 28

Gulen Institute Youth Platform

Award Amount:  $50-$3,000

Eligibility/About:  Write an essay, prompt reflects the experience of migration

Application:  http://www.gulenyouthplatform.org/

January 18

Healthy Choices

Award Amount:  $500

Eligibility/About:  Enroll in a college program that lasts at least two years

Application:  http://www.chiropractorkelowna.ca/chirokelowna.php

April 30

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society

Award Amount:  $4000

Eligibility/About:  HIAS assisted refugees who immigrated to U.S. after January 1, 1992 are eligible.

Application:  www.hias.org/scholarship

February 29

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Award Amount:  $30,000 per year

Eligibility/About: 3.5 unweighted GPA, 26 ACT, 1200 (CR+M) SAT, unmet financial need

Application:  www.jkcf.org/scholarships 

November 5

Jackie Robinson Foundation

Award Amount:  $7,500 - $10,000/year for four years

Eligibility/About:  For minorities. Demonstrate leadership and have community service. Minimum SAT of 1000 (math and critical reading combined) or ACT score of 22 or higher. Must demonstrate financial need.

Application:  www.jackierobinson.org

March 30

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage

Award Amount:  $10,000

Eligibility/About:  Students are asked to write an original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. Students should use at least five varied sources such as newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews.

Application:  http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/Contest-Information-and-Topic-Guidelines.aspx

January 5

John T. McGraw Scholarship

 

Award Amount:  $2000 and $1500

Eligibility/About:  The National Federation of the Blind program, awarded to blind students.

Application:  www.nfb.org/scholarships

March 31

Julia Corine Barnes

Award Amount:  $2500

Eligibility/About:  3.0 GPA, pursuing a degree in language or linguistics

Application:  http://www.scholarships360.org/the-julia-corine-barnes-scholarship-by-questia/

July 31

Kids’ Chance

 

 

 

Award:  Amount varies

Eligibility/About:  Must have a parent who was catastrophically injured or who lost his/her life in a workplace accident

Applications:  www.kidschance-md.org

No deadline

Kohl’s Kids Who Care

 

Award Amount:  $50, $1000, and $10,000 awards

Eligibility/About:  Based on community service

Application: http://www.kohlscorporation.com/CommunityRelations/scholarship/index.asp

March 15

Lowe’s Scholarship

Award:  $2,500

Eligibility/About:  3.25 GPA and leadership/community service

Applications:  http://careers.lowes.com/college_recruiting_scholarship.aspx#1

February 28

Legal Scholarship

Console & Hollawell

Law Firm

Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Students pursing a legal degree or certificate with a 3.0

Appliciations: http://www.consoleandhollawell.com/law-scholarship-2015/ 

July 15

Merck Respiratory

Award Amount:  Ten $5,000 scholarships

Eligibility/About:  Will to Win Scholarship Program for seniors with asthma.  Minimum 3.5 GPA.  Categories: Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Community Service, Athletics, and Science.

Application:  www.willtowinscholarship.com 

April 30

My New Futuro

Award Amount:  $1000

Eligibility/About:  Like “My New Futuro” on facebook. Upload a photo of what you dream of doing with your college education, and upload it to the facebook page.

Application:  http://www.newfuturo.com/articles/my-new-futuro-scholarship-contest

My Sister’s Keeper

 

 

Award Amount:  $1000

Eligibility/About:  Need a 3.0 or better and community service

Application:  www.mysisters-keeper.org

March 31

National Caring Award

Award Amount:  $2000

Eligibility/About:  Sponsored by the Caring Institute and Pay It Forward Foundation, for role models with an extraordinary sense of public service

Application:  http://www.caringinstitute.org

March 1

National Organization of Professional Hispanic NRCS Employees

Award Amount:  Two $1000 scholarships

Eligibility/About:  Pursing a degree in agriculture or natural resources and conservation.  Need 2.75 or better.

Application:  http://www.nophnrcse.org

February 28

NCCE (National Commission for Cooperative Education)

Award Amount:  Not listed

Eligibility/About:  Awarding 155 merit scholarships to students admitted to one of seven NCCE Partner Institutions. 3.5 GPA or better. Drexel, Johnson & Whales, Kettering, RIT, University if Cincinnati, University of Toledo, and Wentworth Institute of Technology. 617-373-3406. On FB: WACEINC

Application:  www.co-op.edu

February 15

Nordstrom Scholarship Program

Award Amount:  40 $10,000 scholarships

Eligibility/About:  Must be a high school junior.  Need 2.7 GPA or better, volunteer work, and financial need.  206-373-4550 or nordscholar@nordstrom.com

Application:  http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship?origin=topnav

Apply between March 15 and May 16

PEO STAR scholarship

Award Amount:  $2500

Eligibility/About:  young woman with 3.0 unweighted GPA, extracurricular, US citizen, leadership Call 518-429-8263 with questions

Application:  http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projectsphilanthropies

November 1

POINT Foundation

Award Amount:  Varies

Eligibility/About:  Academic achievement, personal merit, leadership, involvement in the LGBTQ community, professional experiences, financial need, marginalization, personal and future goals are all taken into consideration.

Application:  http://www.pointfoundation.org/page.aspx?pid=391

January 14

RiSE

Award Amount:  Five awards, actual amounts are not clear

Eligibility/About:  Documented learning disability beyond simply ADHD, 2.5 GPA

Application:  http://risescholarshipfoundation.org/rise-award/

February 15

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

 

 

Award Amount:  Minimum of $15,000 per year

Eligibility/About:  The Rensselaer Medal awarded to a junior.  If they apply and are admitted, receive monetary award as well.  Must be in top 10%. Excel in math and science courses. Involvement in extracurricular activities.  Average SAT 730 Math/690 CR.

Application:  http://admissions.rpi.edu/mwselection

May 1

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Award Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility/About:  significant service project in the past year

Application:  http://spirit.prudential.com/media/managed/Instruction%20Sheet_2014_Web%20Version.final.pdf 

November 5

Ron Brown Scholar

Award Amount:  $10,000 x 4 years = $40,000

Eligibility/About:  The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. 

Application:  http://www.ronbrown.org/Apply/EligibilityRequirements.aspx

January 9

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation

Award Amount:  $10,000

Eligibility/About:  students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship

Application:  http://www.reaganfoundation.org/GE-RFScholarships.aspx

February 17

SAMMY Award

Award Amount:  $7500 scholarship and trip to Disney

Eligibility/About:  “Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year” recognizing outstanding scholar athletes

Application:  bodybymilk.com

March 4

Scholarship Experts

Award Amount:  Varies

Eligibility/About:  Free scholarship matching service with a database of over 2.4 million scholarships.

Application:  www.scholarshipexperts.com

Rolling

Sophia’s Heart

Award Amount:  $1,000

Eligibility/About:  Experienced some setbacks in life, 2.75 GPA, community service

Application:  http://www.sophiasheart.org/SophiaLGokeyScholarshipAward.php

January 2

Schwallie Family Scholarship

Award Amount:  $3,000

Eligibility/About:  For students with autism or Asperger Syndrome.

Application:  please visit OAR’s (Org. for Autism Research) Web site:

http://www.research autism.org/ news/otherevents /scholarship. asp

April 29

Sun Trust Off to College Sweepstakes

Award Amount:

Eligibility/About:  No GPA requirement, weekly drawings

Application:  http://offtocollege.info

May 11

Sweet Briar College (VA)

Award Amount:  $1000 to $15,000

Eligibility/About:  Engineering scholarships for women, also includes attending national engineering conferences

Application:  www.engineering.sbc.edu

April 1

Templeton Press

Award Amount: $1,000 to $5,000

Eligibility/About: Open to any high school senior that intends to enroll in college by fall 2013. Must write an essay about his/her life’s purpose.

Application: http://lawsoflifecontest.com/ 

December 31

The Christian Connector

Award Amount:  $2500

Eligibility/About:  Christian College Scholarship drawing and over $150 million in scholarships provided by participating Christian colleges.

Application:  www.christianconnector.com

Not listed

TheDream.US

Award Amount:  Up to $25,000

Eligibility/About:  2.5 GPA, living in the US without immigrant status

Application:  http://thedream.us/scholars/

March 31

Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Award Amount:  $2,200/semester. Give 300 scholarships annually.

Eligibility/About:  TMCG scholarships awarded through 47 member schools (mostly HBCUs). Need a 3.0 GPA, and submit FAFSA.  Must be enrolled in the college to receive award.

Application:  www.thurgoodmarshallcollegefund.org

February – May 1, 2012

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

Award Amount:  $2500

Eligibility/About:  To help young adults affected by cancer diagnosis of self or a loved one.  See site for scholarships and rules.

Application:  http://www.ulmanfund.org/University-Outreach/College-Scholarship-Program.aspx

April 1

Washington Crossing Foundation

Award Amount:  At least $500

Eligibility/About:  Each interested student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous

crossing of the Delaware.

Application:  http://www.gwcf.org/AppDownload.html

January 15

WriteAPrisoner.com

Award Amount:  At least $250

Eligibility/About:  Be impacted by crime; either as a child of an inmate or victimized by crime- either themselves or a member of their immediate family.

Application:  http://www.writeaprisoner.com/CIBC-Scholarship-Application.pdf

October 1

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award

Award Amount:  $500

Eligibility/About:  Must have completed 50 service learning hours in the past two years and have 3.5 from the past two years

Application:  http://www.bbgcommunicationscompany.com

April 15

Wells Fargo

Award Amount: $1,000

Eligibility/About: Students planning on attending or already attending College.

Application: Enroll in the CollegeSteps sweepstakes

Women’s Educational Fund

Award Amount: TBD Sept 1, 2013

Eligibility/About: TBD

Application: http://www.womensforumny.org/womensforumny/index.cfm/education-fund/

AFCEA Scholarships for  HS Seniors

Award Amount: Each scholarship is an award of $10,000, $2,500 for each year of a four-year academic education. Scholarships will be presented to high school seniors of the Central Maryland area to be used in achieving education goals at the accredited schools of their choice anywhere in the Nation.

Eligibility/About: Applicants must be outstanding, well rounded, graduating high school seniors. Students must plan to enter a science or engineering field of study supportive of national defense (i.e., engineering, telecommunications, computer science, mathematics, or other related technical electives) and must stay in a field of study supportive of national defense through graduation. Students generally have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, plus a combined math and verbal SAT score of 1200. Special performance can lead to consideration in cases of lesser scores.

Application: Applications will be accepted from students attending high schools in the Central Maryland area (Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, and Howard counties).We typically receive fewer than 100 applications, so please consider this opportunity carefully. Student scholarship submissions must include:

1. A completed online application form (http://afceacmd.org/scholarship), which includes:

      a.           A brief essay by the applicant explaining academic interests and career goals, and how these interests and goals support national defense.

      b.          A resume from the applicant explaining the applicant’s accomplishments, work experience, and community involvement.

2. A certified high school transcript of completed courses and grades, mailed directly from the institution to the address in the header of this letter.

3.  Two letters of recommendation from high school sponsors or church or civic leaders emailed to scholarships@afceacmd.org.

4.  ALL application materials must be clearly marked with the student’s full first name and last name.

December 20, 2013

AFCEA Scholarships for  HS Seniors

2014 Freedom Scholarship Award

Award Amount: Each scholarship is an award of $10,000, $2,500 for each year of a four-year academic education. Candidates planning to attend a Community College for the first two years are eligible for this award. Scholarships will be presented to high school seniors of the Central Maryland area to be used in achieving education goals at the college of their choice anywhere in the Nation.

Eligibility/About: Applicants must be well rounded, graduating high school seniors who have overcome adversity or hardship in their personal or family life. Students must plan to enter a science or engineering field of study supportive of national defense (i.e., engineering, telecommunications, computer science, mathematics, or other related technical electives) and must remain in a field of study supportive of national defense through graduation. Students must have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, plus a combined math and verbal SAT score of 800. Students must be nominated by their school’s guidance counselor.

Application: Applications will be accepted from guidance counselors whose students attend public and private high schools in the Central Maryland area (Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, and Howard counties). We expect to receive fewer than 30 applications, so please consider this opportunity carefully. Student scholarship submissions must include:

 

1.         A nomination letter from the guidance counselor, teacher, or AFCEA member explaining why they feel the student is deserving of the scholarship.

2.         A completed application form submitted online (http://afceacmd.org/scholarship) which includes:

a.           A brief one to two page essay from the applicant explaining how they have overcome adversity or personal challenges and what career path they will pursue.

b.           A resume from the applicant detailing the applicant’s accomplishments, work experience, and community involvement.

3.         A certified high school transcript of completed courses and grades mailed directly from the institution to the address in the header of this letter.

4.         One letter of recommendation from a high school sponsor or church or civic leader emailed to scholarships@afceacmd.org.

5.         ALL application materials must be clearly marked with the student’s full first and last name.

December 20, 2013

Patrick J. Citroni Liberty Foundation

Scholarship Award

The Patrick J. Citroni Liberty Foundation is pleased to announce our annual scholarship opportunity for all 12th grade students enrolled in public, private, or home study programs in the state of Maryland.

 

The scholarship award is to go towards expenses at a college, university, or technical school located in the state of Maryland.

Award: $1000.00

Application: For more information  

please see our website: www.pjcliberty.org

Deadline:

March 2, 2014