Scholarship Announcements
Blake Career Center

Scroll down for the most recent additions. Applications available online or in the Career Center.
Alpha Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity scholarship Sept 21, 2012 Class of 2013 senior attending 2 or 4 yr college; min GPA 3.0; 2 rec ltrs; comm svc; essay describing comm svc. Appl in Career Ctr;
Davidson College Bryan Scholarship & Davidson Scholars Sept 21, 2012 senior, leadership, exceptional athlete & student; one male & one female chosen each year (nominated by H.S.); $30,000/yr; see your counselor if you wish to be nominated
QuestBridge National College Match scholarships Sept 28, 2012 seniors, outstanding academic record, low income, 29 partner colleges cover full tuition, room & bd, very selective
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Sept 30, 2012 minority student enrolled as full-time college undergrad in technical sci or engineering disciplines, U.S. citizen or perm res, full-time college student attending 4 yr college, min GPA 3.0, fin need.
UNC Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain Foundation Scholarship Oct. 1, 2012 one senior nominated by H.S.; dynamic leader who made significant impact in HS; outstanding character, academics & SAT/ACT scores; full schlrp 4 yrs
Siemens Foundation STEM Competition Oct. 1, 2012 rising H.S. seniors enter science, math or technology research projects individually or Gr. 9-12 are eligible to submit projects from 2-3 member team; $100,000 in scholarship funds to be awarded
Wendy's H.S. Heisman Awards Oct. 2, 2012 senior scholar/athletes who work hard, are dedicated & have become role models for underclassmen, min GPA 3.0; participate in at least one Varsity sport; good citizenship & significant community service hrs
Telemundo/Hispanic Heritage Month Contest Oct 3, 2012 Age 13-18, gr 9-12, reside in DC metro area, essay: How do you celebrate your Hispanic heritage?; artwork; application
AES Engineers Scholarship Oct 5, 2012 H.S.seniors & college students, future leaders, many fields of study (not just engineering); good character & essay required
UMBC Meyerhoff Scholarship Oct. 15, 2012 senior, full scholarship to attend UMBC  for math, sciences, engineering, technology; will pursue Ph.D. or M.D. degree; min. 3.0 GPA, >=600 Math SAT (students nominated by H.S.)
Washington University, St. Louis, Danforth Scholars Program Oct 15, 2012 seniors, must be nominated by HS, very selective scholars program, outstanding academics, comm. svc, high moral character, leadership achievements; partial or full tuition awards
Roanoke College (VA) Scholars Program Oct 15, 2011 for November competitions & Jan 10, 2012 for Feb comps seniors, superior academic and leadership achievements, several awards; up to $175,000 over 4 yrs.
UNC Charlotte Levine Scholars Program Oct. 15, 2012 high achieving seniors, unw GPA 3.8-4.0, SAT 1800 min, outstanding comm. svc, leadership, 2 recommendations, essay questions; 4yr full-scholarship. (nominated by H.S.)
UNC - Chapel Hill Thomas Wolfe Scholarship Oct 15, 2012 senior, full scholarship to UNC Chapel Hill to major in creative writing, highly selective, online application beginning 9/1/2012
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Scholarship Oct 15, 2012 senior, lost parent to breast cancer, GPA >=2.8, citizen or perm resident, awards up to $10,000/yr, access code: KOMEN; email:
YoungArts Program Scholarship Oct 19, 2012 Gr. 10-12, age 15-18, talent in the arts (cinematic arts, dance, jazz, music, photography, theatre, visual arts, voice and writing)
Horatio Alger Scholarship Oct. 25, 2012 senior graduating HS by June 2012 & entering college in fall 2012, 2.0+ GPA, critical financial need (<$50,000 family income, U.S. citizen, community svc.; overcome personal adversity; commitment to pursue bachelor's degree; $5,000-$20,000
Coca Cola Scholars Oct. 31, 2012 senior, citizen or perm res; academic merit, leadership, community service, part-time employment; highly selective (min GPA 3.0)
Junior Achievement Essay Competition Oct 31, 2012 Gr. 9-12; write 1000-1500 word essay; three $10,000 awards in MD; one $20,000 award. Topic: How can the country readily and realistically tackle growing income disparity?
James Madison Scholarships Nov. 1, 2012 senior, academic achievement, leadership, community service, merit based awards (apply online; amounts vary)
Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) scholarships Nov 1, 2012 incoming freshmen, renewable schlrps ranging from $1,000-$9,000/yr determined by admissions application, GPA >=3.7; SAT>= 1220 cr & math
University of Notre Dame (IN) Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program Nov 1, 2012 senior, outstanding academics, demonstrated ldrshp, exemplary character, commitment to service, must be nominated; 4 yr-$25,000/yr
Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship Nov 1, 2012 Gr. 9-12, Voice of Democracy writing and 3-5 min. recording essay contest on patriotic theme; judged on originality, content and delivery. "Is there pride in serving for the military?"
UVA Jefferson Scholars Nov 1, 2012 one senior nominated by H.S., top academics, leadership, highly competitive full scholarship
UMBC Humanities Scholars Nov. 1, 2012, Jan 15, 2013 Acad talented seniors who will study the humanities (hist, engl, phil, lang, Afr. Amer studies), includes study abroad - $5,000-$22,000/yr (adm appl 11/1, schlrp appl 1/15)
UMBC Linehan Scholars Nov. 1, 2012, Jan 15, 2013 acad talented seniors who will pursue visual and performing arts study - $5,000-$22,000/yr (adm appl 11/1, schlrp appl 1/15)
UMBC Sondheim Public Affairs Nov. 1, 2012, Jan 15, 2013 acad talented seniors who will study in public policy, govt svc, educ, env sci, hlth admin, soc, psych, or non-profit sector - $5,000-$22,000/yr (adm appl 11/1, schlrp appl 1/15)
UMBC Center For Women in Technology Scholars Nov.1, 2012, Jan 15, 2013 senior, acad talented women to study in IT related fields: comp sci, comp engr, info sys, mech engr, chem engr - $5,000-$22,000/yr (adm appl 11/1, schlrp appl 1/15)
UMBC Sherman Teacher Education Scholars Nov. 1, 2012, Jan 15, 2013 acad talented seniors who will pursue teacher educ in sci, tech, engr & math - $10,000-$22,000/yr (adm appl 11/1, schlrp appl 1/15)
Ron Brown Scholar Program

Nov 1, 2012,

Jan 9, 2013

Afr. Amer senior, academic excellence, outstanding leadership, comm svc, fin need, citizen or perm res, $10,000/yr/4yrs for ten students
Prudential Spirit of Community Award Nov 6, 2012 Gr. 5-12, legal resident, significant comm. svc activity over the past year (one nominee will be selected per H.S.) $1,000; 973-802-4568
Nov 8, 2012 Ages 14-18, strong academics, citizenship, community service, 2 recs, $1,000
Davidson College (NC) Belk Schlrp Nov 9, 2012 (nomination due); Dec 1-application one senior nominated by H.S., full schlrp + stipends, excellent academic record, leadership, comm svc, extracurricular activities, (5 scholars chosen)
Emory University Scholars Program Nov 15, 2012 senior, strong academics, character, leadership, integrity, highly competitive (4 nominees per H.S; see your counselor if interested.)
Emory University Goizueta Business School Scholarship Nov 15, 2012 one senior nominated by H.S., outstanding academic record & SATs, strong character, sustained interest in business. 800-727-6036
NSA Stokes Educational Scholarship Program Nov 15 each year HS senior, min GPA 3.0, SAT 1100 r & m, 500 wr, or ACT 25, ldrshp, U.S. citz, major in comp sci or comp/elec engr; $30,000/yr for college; guaranteed employment

Free Speech Essay Contest


Nov 25, 2012 juniors or seniors, essay contest, submit online, 800-1000 words on topic provided, 1st-$10,000, 2nd-$5,000, three 3rd-$1,000, four $500 winners
Macy's & Go Red Multicultural Fund Nov 30, 2012 female college freshmen or sophs, minority, pursuing nursing, bio or healthcare degree; min GPA 3.0, U.S. citz or perm resident; 2 rec ltrs, essay, comm svc; $2,500
Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA) (Part 1) Dec 1, 2012 juniors, US citz or perm res; top 10% of class academics, leadership, perseverance, exceptional character, family income <=$75,000.yr, (prefer 1st gen collegebound minorities)
Boston University Trustee Scholars Dec 1, 2012 senior, Top 3%, Average 3.9 GPA, 1517 SAT, leadership; renewable 4 yr scholarship - full tuition & fees
Boston University Alex. Graham Bell Dec 1, 2012 senior, average GPA 4.0, top 1% of class, engineering, four full-tuition scholarships, very competitive
Robertson Scholars Program @ Duke or UNC Chapel Hill Dec 1, 2012 senior, outstanding GPA, scores, character, demonstrated leadership in community; 18 full schlrps to both Duke & UNC awarded; highly competitive
SMART Scholarship Dec 15, 2012 college scholars in engineering, research science, math; U.S. citz, full tuition + stipend & book allowance; pd summer internship, renewable schlrp.
AXA Achievement Scholarship Dec 1, 2012 seniors, citz or perm res; outstanding achievement in activities in school, community or the workplace, ability to succeed in 2 or 4 yr college
Fleet Reserve Assn. Essay Contest Dec 1, 2012 Gr. 7-12, 350 words, only one entry per student, topic: What My Vote Will Mean to Me. Grand prize is $1,000-2,500 savings bond + 18 national, regional & local prizes. Winners are chosen in April. email:
Washington & Lee University -Johnson Scholarship Dec 1, 2012 senior, top acad schlrp (full tuition, rm & bd), essay, rec ltrs, ldrshp, comm svc, interview for finalists
Washington & Lee University - Keelty Honor Scholarship (for MD students) Dec 1, 2012 MD senior w/ exemplary academics and extracurricular record; full tuition award; renewable 4 yrs. (Wash & Lee Johnson Scholarship appl + admissions appl required)
Villanova University Presidential Scholarship Dec 1, 2012 senior, presidential schlrp, GPA avg 4.0-4.19, SAT cr & m-1450; ACT >= 33; full tuition, rm & bd; 28 awards; must be nominated by H.S.
The Villanova University Scholarship Dec 1, 2012 senior, top 5% of class, GPA >= 3.85, SAT cr & m=1380; ACT >= 31; extracurricular activities; leadership; amount varies
Elks Most Valuable Student Dec 7, 2012 seniors, academic merit, leadership, comm svc, U.S. citiz, fin need --local ($1,500) state & national competition ($4,000 - $60,000)- [500 awards in 2010-11]
Comcast Leaders & Achievers Dec 7, 2012 senior, one nominee who demonstrates commitment to comm. svc, leadership skills, academic achievement (GPA min 2.8), $1,000. HS nominates student.
JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Dec 10, 2012 seniors, 2- $500 schlrps to collegebound w/fin need, leadership, extracurricular activities, comm svc, emplymt, references, essay; contact:
Harvard University's free tuition December 15 (early action) seniors, $40,000 free tuition to low income students who meet Harvard's competitive admissions requirements
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award Dec 17, 2012 senior who started own business (child care, lawn care, dog walking, tutoring, etc. -- an official business is not a requirement & comm svc is considered), participation in FBLA, Junior Achievement, etc
Got Milk, Sammy Scholarship Dec 15, 2012 collegebound senior, online application only, outstanding scholar/athletes, leadership, comm svc, loves milk; $7,500 college schlrp
Chesapeake Bay Trust Student of the YearScholarship (environmental science) Dec 20, 2012 Maryland H.S. or college student, outstanding commitment to environment, Chesapeake Bay restoration & comm. involvement, improved environment of school grounds/community, GPA >= 3.0, $5,000
Ronald McDonald Scholars Dec 20, 2012 senior, any ethnicity, leadership, comm svc, financial need, personal statement, transcript, recommendation, will attend 2 or 4 yr college in Fall
McDonald's Future Achievers Scholarship Dec 20, 2012 senior, Afr Amer, leadership, community service,  transcript, essay, recommendation, IRS 1040 required; must attend 2 or 4 yr college in Fall.
McDonald's Asian Pacific American Scholarship Dec 20, 2012 senior, citizen or perm res with at least one parent Asian-Pacific heritage, comm. svc, leadership, fin need, transcript, essay, recommendation, will attend 2 or 4 yr college in Fall
McDonald's HACER Scholarship Dec 20, 2012 senior, citizen or perm res with at least one parent of Hispanic heritage, comm. svc, leadership, fin. need, transcript, essay, recommendation, will attend 2 or 4 yr college in Fall
Hazlau/Colgate Scholarship Program Dec 31, 2012 Hispanic senior, U.S. citz/perm res, min GPA 3.0, full-time student, 2 or 4 yr college, complete the FAFSA; 3 essays 500 words or less; $2,500-15,000; apply online
National Capital Optimist Club Dec 31, 2012 youth under 19 yrs old; essay contest; How Can I Help My Friends Realize Their Value?
Anne Ford & Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships Dec 31 2012 seniors w/ documented learning disabilities; 2 or 4 yr collegebound or tech trng prog; reqmts vary, see website.
North Carolina A & T Univ. Alumni Scholarship Dec 31, 2012 senior, U.S. citizen; min GPA >=3.0; min SAT V & M >=1000; 3 rec ltrs; for incoming freshman attending NC A & T Univ.  $10,000/yr/renewable
Ellen Imbrigato Scholarship @ Norfolk State University Dec 30, 2012

senior from Montgomery County, MD, who will attend NSU in fall, resident of DC metro area, min GPA 2.5, 2 rec ltrs, essay, $1,000. 757-823-8135

Imagine America December 31 To attend participating career/technical college, 2.5 GPA, financial need
The Big Dig Scholarship Dec 31, 2012 senior or college student, essay contest, perm res or U.S. citzen
National Wild Turkey Federation Jan 1, 2013 senior, min GPA 3.0, leader, comm. svc., natural resources conservationist, participates in hunting sports & comm. svc,  $250-$10,000, 1-800-THE-NWTF
Univ of NC Greensboro - Eiserer Memorial Scholarship Jan 2, 2012 senior who will study P.E, sports med, ath trng, phys therapy, speech path/aud, rec therapy, hosp/tourism or rel public health field at Univ of NC Greensboro (full tuition, rm & bd - 4yrs), 3.5 GPA, 1200 SAT (cr &m); Contact:
Montana State University Presidential Scholarship Jan 4, 2013 senior, 3.75 min GPA, ACT >=30 or SAT>=2000, leadership, comm svc, creativity; full tuition + stipend for 4 yrs
Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award (women only) Jan 7, 2013 women, ages 14-17, exceptional volunteerism in school & community (drug/crime/violence prevention, working to end poverty, discrimination, environmental problems, etc); 28 - $1,000 prizes
Towson Univ Dept. of Art Scholarship (nominated by HS) Jan 8, 2013 2 outstanding seniors to compete for Art schlrps at TU, min GPA 2.5, portfolio reqd.; renewable. or 410-704-3639. For details: Blake Art Dept or Career Center
Ron Brown Scholar Program

Jan 9, 2013

Afr. Amer senior, acad excellence, outstanding ldrshp, comm svc, fin need, citiz or perm res, $10,000/yr/4yrs for ten students
Burger King Scholars Jan 10, 2013 senior, min GPA 2.5, fin. need, comm service or extra- curriculars; work experience; plan to attend full-time 2 or 4 yr college or tech school
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program Jan 10, 2013 seniors, with strong leadership, community service, U.S. citizenship, drive, integrity, min GPA 3.0. $10,000/yr/4yrs; numerous awards
Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund Jan 11, 2013 senior or GED earner entering first yr of college; min GPA 2.7, U.S. citz; Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity; must submit FAFSA by 2/1/13, rec ltr needed
Carson Scholars Fund Jan 13, 2013 Gr. 4-11 only; GPA 3.75 unweighted in academic subjects; humanitarian in school & community, one student nominated by school counseling office; $1,000
Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Jan 12, 2013 senior, min (unw)GPA 3.0; career in aviation, aerospace tech or research. 40 awards of $1,500 each; one award $20,000.
Northeastern Univ (MA) Torch Scholars program Jan 15, 2013 senior, citz or perm res, 1st generation, highly selective, fin need, obstacles overcome, excellent character, 4 yr full tuition schlrp, nomination required
Ithaca College MLK Scholar

Jan 15, 2013

must apply to college by 1/2/13 , under-represented senior, top 10%, high SATs, leadership/high character, comm svc, full tuition(renewable); essay required
Ithaca College Park Scholar Jan 15, 2013 must apply to college by 1/2/13, senior, full tuition, rm & bd +stipend outstanding academic record, leadership, & comm svc
Washington Crossing Foundation Jan 15, 2013 seniors, interested in history, politics, gov't or military, award amts: $1,000-$5,000 in nat'l schlrps, 215-949-8841; apply online
American Univ (DC) Frederick Douglass Scholarship Jan 15, 2013 senior, citz or perm res, min GPA 3.9; WGPA 4.1, SAT/ACT, ldrshp, comm svc, extra activities; prefer 1st generation and/or fin need; 4yr award, full or partial tuition
Skidmore College - Filene Music Schlrp Jan 15, 2013 senior, music scholarship: $12,000/yr, must meet admissions criteria for Skidmore + music CD (winners are not req'd to major in music but must participate in ensembles)
Skidmore College - Porter Scholarship (for science & math) Jan 15, 2013 senior, sci & math scholarship: $15,000/yr/4yrs; outstanding acad. record in sci & math courses; high SATs, admitted to Skidmore College. 518-580-5308 or 5292
Univ. of Mary Washington (VA) Washington or Alvey Scholars Jan 15, 2013 senior, two out-of-state 4 yr award, full tuition, rm & bd, academic excellence, leadership, extra activities (well rounded); admission to UMW; contact:
SAE Engineering Scholarships Jan 15, 2013 senior, U.S. Citizen, strong SAT and GPA, major in engineering, several schlrps (one online appl); most require 3.75 GPA
Clarence Beecher Allen Scholarship (College of Wooster) Jan 15, 2013 Afr Amer senior, outstanding academics w/ potential for excellence in college, essay, on-campus scholarship event (330-263-2630 or
Gates Millennium Scholars Jan 16, 2013 senior, minority, (Afr Amer, Amer Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian Pacific Island, Hispanic), financial need (Pell grant eligible), 3.3 GPA, leadership, nominator & recommender needed
Mt. St. Mary's Univ Founder's Scholarship Essay Competition Jan 27, 2013 or Feb 3, 2013 senior, 4 yr full tuition schlrp valued over $100,000, SAT-1200 cr & m or 27 on ACT, min GPA 3.25; go to campus for schlrp essay exam, 800-448-4347

Latino Law Students' Assn scholarship (AU School of Law)


Jan 28, 2013 College bound Latino student in DC Metro area, min GPA 3.0, involvement in Latino community, academic achievement; U.S. citizen or perm resident, fin need, appls in CC or call 202-274-4005 or email
Princeton Prize in Race Relations Jan 31, 2013 Gr.  9-12, commitment & leadership role in comm svc project that promotes racial harmony, $1,000, 800-742-1036;
Norfolk State University Engineering Scholarship Jan 31, 2013 incoming freshmen who will study electronics engineering or optical engr full time; min GPA 3.0; appl in Career Center
Shiloh Baptist Church HBCU Council Jan 31, 2013 senior, HBCU collegebound, four different schlrps, min GPA ranging from 2.5 - 3.5, comm svc, 2 rec ltrs, essay, transcript. Appl in CC
H.S. Journalist of the Year Award Jan 31, 2013 senior, outstanding school newspaper writer in MD, DE or DC; submit 5 articles; rec ltr, autiobiography; $1,500 award
VA Tech Univ, Dean Scholarship or Davenport scholarship Feb 1, 2013 senior, Davenport- in-state tuition award; Dean's- $5,000/yr; renewable 4 yrs, both require outstanding acad record/SATs, must apply online
Alicia Betancourt Excellence in Arts Scholarship (Blake only) Feb 1, 2013 female senior at Blake, visual arts or dance interest, GPA 3.5 and/or 4.0 WGPA, comm. svc., clean driving record, good work ethics; good character, $500-5,000 awards (see Mr. Keegan)
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Feb 1, 2013 active in community, led project that benefits others, overcome personal challenges
MC Scholars (Montgomery College Honors program) Feb 1, 2013 senior, competitive 2 yr scholarship, honors program w/ semester experiential study; min GPA >=3.3, min SAT 550 on all sections, recs reqd; two-part appl in Career Ctr or online
MC Macklin Business Scholars Honors program Feb 1, 2013 senior, competitive 2 yr scholarship, honors business program at MC Rockville; min GPA>=3.0, min SAT 550 on all sections, two-part appl in Career Ctr or online
Thursday Network, Greater Washington Urban League Empower Scholarship Feb 1, 2013 senior, attending 4 yr college in fall, min GPA 2.8, perm resident in DC, PG Cty or Montgomery County, 2 rec ltrs, SAT/ACT scores, transcript, fin need, essay, $2,000
Google Women in Technology Schlrp (Anita Borg Award) Feb 6, 2012 seniors collegebound, $10,000, females who pursue comp sci, comp engineerg, or other technical field, min GPA 3.5
KFC Colonel's Scholars Feb 8, 2012 seniors, U.S. citizen or perm res, min GPA 2.75, plans to attend public in-state college, will pursue bachelor's degree, fin need, especially entrepreneurs. up to $20,000; apply online from 12/1/11 - 2/8/12; 1-866-KFC-7240
American Society of Military Comptrollers Feb 10, 2012 seniors, will major in business-related field; transcript, SAT/ACT, extra-curricular activities, leadership roles, 3 rec ltrs, must attend awards luncheon, 703-693-8624,; appls in Career Ctr
J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association oratorical contest Feb 11, 2013 Gr 11 or 12, topic: The Power of Oratory: Famous Speeches & Their Impact on American Society; ($250, 500, $1,000) contact: or 301-952-3788
Feb 11, 2013 senior, family income <=$40,000/yr, res of DC metro area, min GPA 2.5, comm svc, essay, 2 references
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc (Montg Cty Chapter, Afr Amer Sorority) Feb 13, 2013 seniors or undergrad, accepted to 2 or 4 yr college, reside in Montg Cty, MD, transcript, essay, 2 rec ltrs, fin need; appl in CC,
SAGE scholarship of Greater Olney Area Feb 8, 2013 Age 5-18, lives in Greater Olney area, demonstrates outstanding volunteer work by contributing to youth projects & outstanding character; must pursue higher education after H.S.
Towson Univ. Community Enrichment & Enhancement Award (CEEP) Feb 15, 2013 senior, min GPA 2.5, U.S. citiz, first generation college student in single parent home, leadrshp, comm involvement, admissible to TU, full-time degree-seeking student, $1,000-4,000 yr/4yrs, 410-704-2051,
Best Buy Scholarship Program Feb 15, 2013 Gr 9-12 dedicated to community service, involved in school activities or employment; solid grades; 1100 schlrps of $1,000 each
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Feb 15, 2013 minority seniors, ldrshp potential, comm svc., fin need; attend 4 yr college, U.S. citz, rec ltr, transcript, 1000 min SAT (r & m scores only); 30-60 awards; apply online
Natl Commission for Cooperative Education Feb 15, 2013 seniors, GPA>=3.5, merit co-op schlrps of $6,000 each to students accepted to & planning to attend: Drexel, Johnson & Wales, Kettering, Rochester Inst of Technology, Univ of Cincinnati, Univ of Toledo, or Wentworth Inst. of Technology; online appl & essay
Savannah College of Art & Design Distinguished Scholars award Feb 15, 2012 seniors, min GPA 3.75, min SAT 1220 (cr & m only), outstanding portfolio, ldrshp, extra-curr activities; must be nominated by school
NAACP Scholarship (Montgomery County only) Feb 20, 2013 minority senior, min 3.0 GPA/WGPA, extracurricular, community activities or employment, 2 essays, 2 recs; five $1,000 awards to MCPS students. Appls in CC; due to Mrs. Moore by 2/20/13
Davidson Fellows Scholarships Feb 20, 2013 extraordinary young people 18 yrs or younger, who have completed significant piece of work; $50,000, $25,000 or $10,000; categories: sci, tech, engr, math, literature, music, philosophy, & outside the box; winners attend DCreception
Cynthia E. Morgan Scholarship Fund Feb 25, 2013 senior or college student in MD, first generation college student, majoring in medical-related field at a MD college, $1,000
National Society of Black Engineers - DC Alumni Extension Feb 28, 2013 Afr Amer senior, pursuing applied sci or engr in college, acad excellence, outstanding comm svc to community, resides in DC metro area.
Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship Feb 28, 2013 female senior, minority, Montg Cty resident, 2.5+ GPA, 4-yr collegebound, 2 rec ltrs; comm. svc & extra activities;  appl in Career Center (2 essay questions + photo)
AFCEA/NOVA scholarship Feb 28, 2013 senior or college student pursuing college degree in comp.sci, info tech, engineering, phys sci, math or other tech-related fields, citizen, 2 recs, merit based awards: $2,000-$4,000
Nat'l Interscholastic Athletic Admin Assn Student Scholar/Athlete (MD) Feb 28, 2013 senior, min GPA 3.5, min SAT>=1100 (cr & m), two sports for 2 yrs, varsity ltr in at least one sport, rec ltr from athletic director, essay
100 Black Men of America Feb 29, 2013 Afr Amer male senior, GPA >=2.5, collegebound in fall 2013, completed 50 hrs of active comm svc within last 12 months (documentation reqd); leadership involvement
Women of Tomorrow Award Feb 28, 2013 outstanding female (nominated by HS counselor) in Gr. 9-10 or 11-12 for remarkable comm svc, life experience (hardship), acad. excellence, leadership & future goals.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Xi Sigma Omega Chapter March 1, 2013 seniors in good academic standing with fin need, 3 different scholarships - (HBCU, math major, any college); $1,000 each
SEIU Scholarship Program March 1, 2013 senior, student or parent must be a member of SEIU, several scholarships w/different criteria, apply online
Alpha Pi Chi Sorority - Lottie Cantey Scholarship March 1, 2013 senior, GPA >=2.5; SSL hrs >= 60, fin need; transcrpt, essay, rec ltr, verification ltr of comm svc. Appl in Career Ctr
Natl Academy of Engineering Essay Contest March 1, 2013 Gr. 3-12, online engineering essay contest (1,000 words for H.S. students), cash prizes, must enter online, $100-$500
TOCA Scholarship March 1, 2013 senior or undergrad pursuing green industry related field: horticulture, plant sci, botany, agronomy, plant pathology & communications
MHEC Guaranteed Access Grant March 1, 2013 senior, 2.5+ GPA, will attend Maryland college, significant financial need, max award is $15,500/yr; must submit FAFSA to be eligible
Maryland  Financial Aid & Scholarships March 1, 2013 MD residents attending MD 2 yr or 4 yr college, scholarship criteria varies
American Association of Blacks in Energy March 1, 2013 senior, minority, 3.0 GPA, min "B" avg in math/sci courses, will major in college in one of these: bus, engr, tech, math or phys sci
Dwight Jacobus Scholarships (business or educ majors) March 1, 2013 senior or college student pursuing business or education major, 2.0 GPA, financial need, must attend MD or DC college full-time, renewable, $1,000
American Chemical Society  (ACS scholars program) March 1, 2013 senior, minority who will pursue chemistry, biochem, chemical engineering, or any other chemically-related field in college; $2,500.
National Press Club scholarships March 1, 2013 For minorities interested in print or broadcast journalism; min GPA 2.75 & collegebound in Fall. 
Delmarva Farmer Scholarship March 1, 2011 student with agric background who will study this in college; financial need considered; essay 500 words; 10 - $1,000 awards
National Capital Area Garden Clubs March 1, 2013 senior, majoring in horticulture, botany, conservation, bio, floriculture, landscape design, forestry, env sci; min GPA 3.0, resume, 3 rec ltrs, personal essay
District 20 Senator Raskin's Scholarship March 1, 2012 seniors or college student residing in District 20, will attend MD college full or part-time; transcript, SAT/ACT, completed FAFSA by 3/1, $1,000-2,500; appl in Career Ctr
Air Force Officers' Wives Club of DC March 1, 2013 senior, dependent of Air Force (active, deceased, missing or retired), DC metro area resident, academic (min GPA 3.25) & citizenship achievements to be considered (not fin need)
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation March 1, 2013 senior, min GPA 2.0, child of Marine (active duty or reserve) or former Marine or Navy Corpsman who served with Marines; family income <= $86,000; 800-292-7777
National Hook-up of Black Women, Inc. March 1, 2013 Afr Amer college student; min GPA 2.75, involved in comm svc & school activities, essay, 2 rec ltrs, transcript
Frostburg State University Music Scholarship March 1, 2013 Applicants must apply & be accepted to Frostburg, will major in music; and participate in audition day: March 7, 2013

STAR Scholarship (MCPS only)

March 1, 2013 Gr. 9-11, Afr Amer, good academic standing (WGPA >=3.0) or significant acad. improvement over previous three mkg periods,  comm svc, leadership, extracurriculars, 3 recs, essay, completed appl. turned into Career Ctr
Sherry Hintz Scholarship Fund (breast or ovarian cancer) March 8, 2013 Gr. 11-12 or H.S. graduate under age 22 ; GPA >=3.0; extra activities, comm svc, leadership; will attend college; lives in Montg Cty; lost parent to breast or ovarian cancer; fin. need.  301-424-0656 or email: (up to $20,000/yr/4yrs)
DeVry University Scholarships March 5, 2012 Presidential Awards, top 50% of grad class, min GPA 3.3, half tuition; other scholarships available with varying amounts.
Attrus Fleming Music Scholarship Fund March 8, 2013 junior or senior, promising music ability, plans to study music in college; rec ltr, CD; $3,000; classical piano judged in 2013
Tzu Chi Foundation March 9, 2013 senior, min GPA 3.0, fin need, academics, comm. svc & college acceptance, 2 rec lts, fin need essay; appl online or appl in CC.  703-707-8606
Leadership Montgomery Award March 15, 2013 seniors, minimum 260 Student Service Learning hours (by end of junior yr), 2 rec forms, verification of comm svc hrs, essay, $1,000 award
Christa McAuliffe Scholarship (BCF) Common Application March 15, 2013 seniors & college students who study to be teachers in MD, min GPA 3.0, essay, financial need considered, must teach in MD upon graduation, $1,000
Kohl's Scholarship March 15, 2013 Age 6-18, Community / volunteer service, nomination, apply online between Feb 1-March 15
MCPS Educational Foundation Scholarships March 14, 2013 senior, GPA>=2.5 preferred, significant fin need, strong academic potential, will attend MC, FAFSA completed, $500-$3,200/yr, renewable schlrp; MCPS grads only
Polish Heritage Assn of MD March 15, 2013 senior / full-time college student w/ fin need and at least two Polish ancestors, good acdemic standing, leadership, & Polish pride
Maryland PTA Scholarship March 15, 2013 senior or college student who will pursue career in education in public schools of MD; min unwGPA 2.75, fin need, comm svc, good character. min award = $500 Appl in Career Center
Educational Systems Federal Credit Union Scholarships March 15, 2013 senior, must have account at Educational Systems Federal Credit Union (formerly MCT Fed Credit Union), min GPA 2.75, transcript & 400-600 word essay required (six $3,000)
Women's Board of Montgomery General  Hospital March 18, 2013 seniors interested in nursing or allied health field; financial need; renewable scholarship (4 yrs); fin need; academic achievement; U.S. citz and MD resident.
Black College Expo Scholarship (DC) March 18, 2013 Gr 11-12, U.S. citz or perm res, essay contest, 500 words: Why is a College Education Important to Me; must be typed, double spaced & emailed to: (check website for details)
Concerned Black Men, Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest March 22, 2012 Gr. 7-12, oratory contest: Is the Dream Fulfilled? Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., the Man, and his words through his Memorial. Awards: $500, $300, $200
PMI Scholarship March 22, 2013 seniors in Montg Cty, min 2.75 GPA, $1000, must take quiz about project management; all majors are encouraged to apply
McDonald's Educates Award March 22, 2013 senior with min GPA 3.0, leadership, comm. svc, good character & live in DC metro area; transcript, essay, recommendation; $1,500; 202-585-2600
Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge (Bnai Brith Organization) March 22, 2013 Gr. 9-12, DC, Mont Cty, PG Cty students; write & illustrate a children's book on tolerance & diversity; 3 student prizes: $1,000-$5,000
Ivy Vine Charities, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority March 22, 2013 senior, in DC metro area who plans to attend HBCU, min GPA 2.7 on 4.0 scale, accepted to 4 yr HBCU, comm svc & extracurriculars, essay & 3 recs
Leisure World Kiwanis Club Scholarship March 22, 2013 Blake seniors, min GPA 2.0, will attend college, rec ltr, resume, comm svc, fin need, 3-4 awards- $1,000-5,000 (one reserved for music major; one for science major); Key Club mbrs preferred
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Potomac Valley Chapter March 22, 2013 senior, Afr Amer female, min GPA 3.0, Montg Cty resident, will attend 4 yr college; family income less than $75,000
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority (Chevy Chase, MD Chapter) March 23, 2012 senior, Montg Cty resident, unw GPA >=2.5, will attend college this fall, citzen or perm res, 2 recs, essay, SAT/ACT, essay, comm svc, extra activities; appl in CC
Omega Psi Phi Charles Young Scholarship March 23, 2013 senior (minority males pref), DC metro resident, academic excellence, fin need, essay is very important, recommendation,  $30,000 awarded to worthy collegebound students
Questbridge College Prep Scholarship Program (for juniors) March 27, 2013 outstanding juniors, low income (<$60,000), includes expense pd college prep summer program at one of 35 partner selective colleges (counselor referral required)
Shire ADHD Scholarship Program March 27, 2013 senior with ADHD, college or trade school bound, comm svc, ldrshp activities, essay, rec ltr, $2,000 + 1 yr coaching svcs (50 winners)
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Paul Robeson Scholarship (S.S. chapter) March 28, 2013 African American seniors in Montg. Cty., well-rounded, good academics, comm.svc, 2 rec ltrs, transcript, 500 word essay. 240-899-1898; appls in the Career Center
Washington Independent Svcs for Educational Resources March 29, 2013 Gr. 11-12, with documented learning disability & demonstrated comm leadership, resident of DC, MD or VA, collegebound
FEEA Scholarship Program March 29, 2013 seniors, for current civilian federal employees and families, 3.0 GPA min; will attend two or four-year college full-time
Design Continuum Fund Scholarship March 29, 2013 seniors in DC metro area who will pursue college educ in art/design: adv, fine arts, graphic des, illus, motion graphics, photog, $1,000-5,000
Legacy of Life Scholarship March 30, 2013 senior, essay contest: "Organ & Tissue Donation: Persuade someone to give the Gift of a Lifetime;" 1000 word limit; $1,000-$5,000
Done Vida Scholarship March 30, 2013 senior, create a video encouraging organ donation, $500-$3,000
UMCP Dance Scholarship March 30, 2013 senior, gifted/talented dance majors; 301 405-3180 or for application & info;  auditions required
Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation March 30, 2013 senior, collegebound minority residing in DC metro area, disadvantaged youth in good standing; significant comm svc; appl in CC
Masonic Charities of Maryland March 31, 2013 senior, U.S. citizen, leadership, school activities & comm. svc, academics, fin. need, recommendation, will attend 2 or 4 yr college, $1,000; appl in Career Center
Washington Regional Transplant Community essay contest March 31, 2013 Hispanic seniors; essay contest, topic: Organ & Tissue Donation: Persuade someone to give the gift of a lifetime. Prizes range from $1,000-5,000.
Northrop Grumman Scholarship March 31, 2013 senior who will study engineering in college, U.S. citizen, min SAT score: 1700 out of 2400, 3.5+GPA, MD resident, 500 word essay & 3 rec ltrs reqd; $10,000 award
AHEPA Awards March 31, 2013 senior, AHEPA or Greek Orthodox Church affiliation, 3.0+GPA, SAT or ACT scores, extracurricular/athl participation, essay.
Army Officers' Wives' Club March 30, 2013 H.S. senior in DC metro area who is collegebound; child of active duty or retired Army personnel; merit based, comm svc; email: or 703-764-9656
LULAC Scholarship Fund March 31, 2013 Hispanic & minority seniors attending 2-4 yr college, 3.0-3.5 +GPA, U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Blacks in Government Scholarship Coast Guard Headquarters Chapter March 31, 2013 any senior, 2.0+ GPA, , collegebound, 2 recs ltrs, 500 word essay, reside in DC metro area, $500-1,000. for more info: 202-372-1329 or
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults April 1, 2013 senior or college student from MD, DC or MD resident, citizen, 35 or younger, degree- seeking cancer survivor, or lost/has parent or sibling w/cancer, leadership, comm svc, some fin need; essay, physician verification, rec ltr, commitment to serve 40 hrs comm svc
Esperanza Education Fund April 1, 2013 Hispanic college-bound seniors born outside U.S. or both parents born outside U.S., transcript, SAT/ACT scores, 2 rec ltrs, 2 essays, min. GPA 2.5, $5,000-20,000
Phi Delta Kappa Int'l Scholarship April 1, 2013 H.S. senior who will major in education, good academic standing associated with Phi Delta Kappa;online application
Lee Stern Peacemaker Award, Sandy Spring Friends April 1, 2013 H.S. student who contributes to non-violent resolution of problems (peer mediator); involved in humanitarian efforts; one nominee
MD Emergency Management Assn Scholarship April 1, 2013 senior, Maryland HS, career in emerg mgmt, pub svcs, pub safety, or meteorology, transcript, comm svcs, essay, references. Appl in Career Center
National Org of Professional Hispanic Natural Resources Conservation Schlrp April 1, 2013 Hispanic senior, U.S. citz, accepted to college; will pursue career in natural resources conservation (env sci, forestry, ecology, etc), GPA >=2.75; public affairs schlrp, too.
Maryland Assn of Elementary School Principals (Dr. Kenneth Mann Scholarship) April 4, 2013 senior, will attend college in Maryland majoring in elementary educ; transcript, test scores, 2 rec ltrs, essay. Appls in CC. 301-766-8230
Rydin Decal "Design a Permit" Schlrp Contest April 5, 2013 creative senior, collegebound, legal resident, design a parking permit contest, $1,000-1,500.
MAHPERD Scholarship April 7, 2013 senior, MD res, plans to enroll in tchr educ program in dance, health, P.E. or recreation in college; unw GPA >=2.5, leadership, extra activities
The Bernie Scholarship April 8, 2013 senior, min. GPA 2.0, fin need, max. family income based on sliding scale; must live in Montg. Cty. HOC subsidized housing; two recs; appl. in Career Ctr or online
Epilepsy Foundation Ira Rosenzwog Scholarship April 5, 2013 seniors w/epilepsy in MD, fin. need considered; essay required; $500-2,000
AFCEA-DC Scholarship program April 12, 2013 senior, citz or perm res, resides in metro area, will attend 4 yr college or transferring to 4 yr college after 2 yr comm college diploma, STEM field careers, some fin need
Robert Whitney Newcomb Memorial NIH Schlrp/Internship Award April 12, 2013 juniors, enrolled in biotech prgm or adv sci course, 6 week NIH summer internshp, $2,500, 2 rec ltrs, essay, transcrpt, resume;301-384-1211
Joseph Fox Memorial Scholarship for Education April 12, 2013 senior, Maryland resident, min GPA 3.2, major in education, comm svc in educ related activities, will pursue teaching career, $2,000,
Chaenda Jones Scholarship Program - Power of Pink! April 12, 2013 Age 17-24, min GPA 2.75, enrolled in college by Fall 2013, resume, transcript, essay: how have you been affected by breast cancer
Minds in Motion Scholarship April 12, 2013 senior athletes, GPA >=3.25 unweighted who participated in H.S. interscholastic athletics during H.S. (see Ms. Moore or Mr. Fribush)
Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation Scholarship April 12, 2013 senior, resides in DC area, citizen, will attend 4 yr college, comm svc, GPA >=2.75, SAT >=1400 (cr, m & wr), fin need; 20 schlrps awarded
Distinguished Hispanic Scholar April 12, 2013 senior, 3.5 min GPA, one nominee per school, Hispanic
College of Notre Dame of Maryland (English or Drama-Moore Schlrp) April 15, 2013 senior, incoming college freshman at the college, who wants to major in English or Drama; $1,000, appl is online.
Izaak Walton League Scholarship April 15, 2013 seniors, Montg Cty resident, study conservation or environmental studies in college; five $1,500 schlrps
Sandy Spring Civic Assn (Ross Boddy/Carolyn Snowden Scholarship) April 15, 2013 senior attending H.S. in Sandy Spring, MD community (includes Blake HS students), college-bound, fin need, comm. svc, promise of achievement; Appl in Careet Ctr; 301-570-1560
Robert M. Tregoning Memorial Scholarship April 15, 2013 senior from Blake, Clarksburg, Damascus or Paint Branch high schools, will attend college full-time this fall, ldrshp, comm svc, good character, academics. Submit transcript, 2 rec ltrs, appl, goals essay. $2,000; 301-879-1772; appl in Career Center
Lavinia Engle Scholarship April 15, 2013 female, senior in good academic standing, Montg Cty resident, will attend MD college, fin need, 2 recs, transcript, essay, photo, tax return
Federal Water Quality Association April 16, 2013 seniors from DC metro area in good acad standing, who will study of chemistry, biology, environmental sci or engineering, civil engr, chemical engr, or natural resources planning, will attend 4 yr college, 3 -$2,000 renewable schlrps!
Taiwanese American Community Scholarship April 17, 2013 seniors, all ethnic groups, citz or perm res, rec ltr, transcript, comm. svc & extra curr activities, essay. 12 awards of $600 + plaque.
High Bridge Foundation Scholarship April 19, 2013 senior, residing in DC metro area, WGPA 3.0 preferred, hardship, fin need, comm svc, ldrshp
Alpha Phi Alpha - Ira Dorsey Scholarship April 19, 2013 seniors, lives in DC metro area, will attend 4 yr college, min GPA 2.5, fin need, outstanding character, extra curr. activities; 2 rec ltrs, essay; 908-943-8064
Olney Chamber of Commerce April 20, 2013 senior, live in greater Olney area (includes Blake H.S.), academics, character, comm. svc,  some need, to attend 2 yr/4 yr/college or vocational inst; 3 rec ltrs
Olney Chamber of Commerce (disabilities scholarship) April 20, 2013 senior w/ documented disability who lives in greater Olney area (includes Blake H.S.), academics, character, comm. svc,  to attend 2 yr/4 yr/college or vocational inst; 2 rec ltrs
Carl T. Rowan Chapter of Blacks in Government April 22, 2013 senior, in good academic standing (min 3.0), accepted to college or trade school, transcript, rec ltr, resides within 50 mi of DC, essay & photo required. 202-632-6003
National Assn. of Women Business Owners April 20, 2013 senior, female, college or trade school bound, entrepreneur, business project, $1,000, 410-356,1000,
Student-View Scholarship April 22, 2013 seniors, collegebound; log on to & complete 15 min. appl/survey about colleges in your area; random drawing, $500-4,000.
Ida Haimovicz Visual Arts Award April 25, 2013

seniors, Montg Cty resident, pursuing visual arts career, min GPA 2.5, $3,000, portfolio, 301-565-3805 or

Robert T. Mangum Memorial Scholarship (Montgomery County Farm Bureau) April 26, 2013 senior or college student majoring in horticulture, agric, plant sci or related field in a Maryland 2 or 4 yr college, Montg Cty res, min GPA 23.0; references; $2,000,appl is online
Gram's Promise Foundation April 26, 2013 senior, activism & leadership among peers in fight against tobacco use; must be tobacco free
Asian American Education Association MCPS Scholarship April 26, 2013 senior, Asian Pacific American in good academic standing, will major in education; transcript, SAT/ACT, comm svc, extra activities, 2 rec ltrs, essay, appl in CC
Robert T. Mangum Memorial Scholarship (Montgomery County Farm Bureau) April 26, 2013 senior or college student majoring in horticulture, agric, plant sci or related field in a Maryland 2 or 4 yr college, Montg Cty res, min GPA 3.0; references; $2,000,appl is online
Montgomery College Academic Specialty Scholarship April 30, 2013 senior, min GPA 3.0, (not SAT scores) full-time tuition & fees  to MC for 1 yr (renewable;  if 3.5+ GPA), academic achievement (not need based)
Washington Metro Chapter Community Associations Institute Scholarship April 30, 2013 senior, college or trade school bound, essay contest, "Benefits of Living in a Community Association." $500; apply online
Del. Roger Manno Scholarship Fund (for students w/ or without special needs) April 30, 2013 senior with dev. disabilities who will attend a college or trade school in MD, resident of District 19 (exceptions made for out-of-state college if "unique major" that is not offered in MD, Application in Career Center
DC Metro Organization of Black Scientists April 30, 2013 senior who will pursue science in college, min GPA 2.5, SAT/ACT scores, 2 recs, fin need, essay
Raymond Anthony Brown Memorial Schlrp Fund April 30, 2013 senior or college student enrolled full time in 2 or 4 yr college, min GPA 2.5, volunteer svc, leadership, interest in music, $5,000
Angie Houtz Memorial Fund April 30, 2013 senior, 3.0 unw. GPA, 200 hrs community service, will attend 2 or 4 yr public Maryland college, $3,000
Nordstrom Cares Scholarship May 1, 3013 juniors, min GPA 2.7, comm svc, ldrshp, emplymt, fin need, will attend 4 yr college in U.S., $10,000
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity - Rudolph Snowden Schlrp May 1, 2013 Montg. Cty H.S. grad; 3.0+GPA, leadership, preference to black males attending HBCU, acceptance to any 4-yr college, essay, $1,000-5,000
Olney Lions Club Unglesbee Scholarship May 1, 2013 Blake senior, GPA >= 2.5, will attend 2-4 yr college in Fall, significant comm svc, rec ltr, resume, essay; $1,000. Appl in CC
Blake H.S. PTSA Scholarship May 1, 2013 Blake senior, will attend 2 or 4 yr college, min GPA 2.5, essay & resume reqd, 2 recs, signif comm. svc. (4 -8 awards-$500-1,000)
Alex Popeck Never Back Down Foundation Scholarship May 1, 2013 graduating senior from Montg Cty, MD H.S., who notices & acts upon a challenge, injustice, or need for change in their comm, school or family; 2 rec ltrs, extra-curricular activities, essay; $2,000
Nordstrum Scholarship May 1, 2013 juniors, min unw GPA>=2.7, significant comm svc & school activities; fin need, reside in DC metro area, will attend 4 yr college in U.S.; apply online March 15-May 1, 2012
Brandon Carrington Lee Visual Arts Scholarship (Blake HS art students) May 2, 2013 senior, min GPA 2.5, talent in digital arts or visual arts. Other considerations: athletics, community service, extracurricular school activities; $500 presented at annual awards ceremony in May . See Mr. Overman for details.
Jewish Social Service Agency May 3, 2013 seniors, 8 - $6,000 schlrps for Montg Cty H.S. grads, financial need rather than academic merit (except Gibson award - volunteerism in Jewish community); one application form for all awards; on website under "Find a Service."
Knights of Columbus, Olney, MD May 3, 2013 senior, accepted to college full-time, academic excellence, extra-curricular activities (school, community, church), some fin need, Appl in CC.(K. Kennedy 301-774-5014)
U.S. Hispanic Youth Entrepreneur Education Scholars Grant (USHYEE) May 6, 2013 Hispanic senior who majors in a STEM field at a MD college full-time, min GPA 2.75, will become mbr of USHYEE leaders program, essay; $5,000 over 4 yrs
Kappa Community Development Foundation May 10, 2013 Afr Amer male senior attending H.S. in Montg Cty; min GPA 2.5, accepted to college, 3 recs, comm svc
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Montg County Alumni Schlrp May 13, 2013 Afr Amer male senior, MCPS, collegebound, min GPA 2.5, demonstrated comm svc, essays
The Will Group Foundation May 14, 2013 senior, local, collegebound, good academic standing, fin need, adversity, community involvement
Bowie State University Alumni Association May 15, 2013 senior who will attend Bowie State Univ in Fall, min GPA 2.5 recommended, extra curricular activities, essay. Appl in the Career Ctr.
Montgomery College Academic Potential Scholarship May 15, 2013 one senior nominated by H.S. who will attend MC with excellent academic potential, GPA > 3.0, U.S. citizenship & SAT scores are not required
Samsung Scholarship Essay competition May 15, 2013 Gr. 9-12, essay topic: How will technology change the way we learn in the future? Is it for the better? 300 words; five $1,000 scholarships to be awarded
DeVry University Community Scholarship May 15 senior, min 2.7 GPA, nomination required, will attend DeVry University
MD Vietnamese Mutual Assn May 17, 2013 2 nominees from each school, collegebound Vietnamese student in DC metro area, fin need, min GPA 3.3, 2 rec ltrs $1,000; 301-588-6862
Blake Stage Company Booster Association Scholarship (NEW!!!) May 17, 2013 senior, mbr of Stage Co. for min of 2 semesters, min GPA 2.5, plan to attend 2or 4 yr college or voc school within next 3 yrs, tchr rec, essay, transcript reqd. Appl in CC.
I'm First Scholarship May 24, 2013 seniors, first gen college students, must attend I'm First partner college (see website for list), fin need, comm svc, ldrsp, good writer; no GPA or SAT requirement
Tylenol Scholarship May 31, 2013 collegebound seniors, online application, a total of $250,000 in scholarships to 40 future healthcare professionals
Delegate Craig Zucker (District 14) May 30, 2013 senior, resident of District 14 who will attend 2 or 4 yr college in MD or MHEC unique major out of state; good academic standing; 301-858-3380.
Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union May 31, 2013 senior, collegebound, resident of Montg Cty, essay contest, $1,000. Appl. in CC or contact:
Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship (Athletes) May 31, 2013 junior, student/athlete, GPA >=2.5, resides in DC, MD, VA, team player, ldrship, sportsmanship, $1000
Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation May 31, 2013 senior or college student, Age 18-25, attending voc. or trade school, min GPA 2.5, U.S. Citizenship; apply online
Dr. Tony Davis Memorial Scholarship May 31, 2013 senior in HOC housing; accepted to college for Fall 2013; extra curric, comm svc; 500 word essay, $5,000;
Izaak Walton League (Damascus Chapter) June 1, 2013 senior in good academic standing,, will pursue environmental or conservation related field in college; apply online using pdf document
POSSE Foundation Scholarship (DC metro area) June 3, 2013 10 full tuition (4 yr) schlrps to each of these colleges: Grinnell, Bucknell, Lafayette, Univ. of Wisconsin, Pepperdine or Sewanee: University of the South; strong leadership, teamwork, communication skills & academic promise (10 rising seniors nominated by H.S.)
Susana de Moya Foundation Awards June 7, 2013 Age 13-21, Dominican student, Gr. 9, 10 or 11 (not H.S. seniors); academic merit, comm.svc, interview, essays, rec. ltrs (online application)
Montgomery College Foundation Scholarship June 7, 2013 senior will attend MC (min. 6 cr hrs), preferably >=3.0 GPA but will consider less and fin need, ideally citizen or perm resident, essay.  Must complete FAFSA. Appls in Career Ctr. and online
Blacks in Government: Dept. of Interior Chapter June 8, 2012 senior (any ethnicity), collegebound, resides in DC metro area, min GPA 2.5, 2 rec ltrs, essay required; appl in CC; 703-358-1896
The Laurel Fund for the Performing Arts - Mary Day Scholarship Award June 15, 2013 dancers, gr. 8-12, min 3 yrs ballet training, will major in dance in college & pursue dance career.
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship/Essay Contest June 14, 2013 Gr 11-12, age 16-30, 500-1,000 word essay contest, $1,000
Big Sun Scholarship (athletic award) June 21, 2013 seniors who are athletes, regardless of sport; essay required; $500
Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship Fund June 28, 2013 seniors of Ethiopian heritage, will attend 2 or 4 yr college, legal resident in DC metro area (Montg Cty), transcript, essay, comm svc, character, ability to succeed; interview; $1,000/yr/renewable.
Sickle Cell Association of the National Capital Area Scholarship June 30, 2013 H.S. senior or college student w/ sickle cell disease, DC./MD/VA resident, GPA >=2.5, 2 rec ltrs, essay (200 words) about goals for future, photo
Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarship June 30 2013 Hispanic senior or college student, min GPA 2.5, will attend MD college, significant comm svc, 2 rec ltrs, essay, must be MD resident for 2+ yrs
Herb Block Scholarship July 7, 2013 (fall semester), & Nov 10 (spring semester) full or part-time community college-bound seniors (MC, PGCC, NOVA & UDC), perm res, fin need; up to $8,000/yr; A, B & C grade level students; comm svc, leadership, 2 rec ltrs, work exp, etc. Applications online or in Career Center
Kid's Chance of Maryland year-round H.S. senior or college student w/ parent who was injured on the job (workmen's comp case); fin need; no min GPA reqmts.
Council for Exceptional Children varies These opportunities are for students with disabilities. Click on the website and scroll down, click on "Yes I Can Awards."
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund  (HBCUs) varies 2,000 schlrps awarded/yr to seniors attending 47 mbr HBCUs; must be accepted at  participating college; contact schlrp coord at HBCU.
North Carolina Wesleyan College Valedictorian scholarship rolling admissions H.S. Valedictorian full tuition scholarship package; application fee waiver in career center, 252-985-5200
Bowling Green State University (non-Ohio residents) Success Scholarship N/A senior, min. 3.0 GPA unweighted, SAT min>=1000 or ACT min>=21, must attend BGSU full time; renewable if 3.0 maintained.
College Prowler monthly essay contest every month seniors submit their college application essay; a new winner chosen every month; $1,000 & 10 free CP guidebooks Essay Contest N/A H.S. seniors - $10,000 essay contest; visit & enter

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