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SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA
UNC Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain Foundation Scholarship   Jun 30 - (HS nom due)
Oct 1- nominee deadline
 two seniors nominated by H.S.; dynamic leader who made significant impact in HS; outstanding character, exceptional academics & SAT/ACT scores; full schlrp 4 yrs + stipend
 QuestBridge National College Match scholarships Sept 27, 2018 seniors, outstanding academic record, low income, 29 partner colleges cover full tuition, room & bd, very selective participating colleges
Beauty and Wellness Scholarship  Sept 30, Jan 1, Mar 31 & Jun 30    senior, female, 500 word essay on healthy lifestyle; 2 quarterly winners of $500
Davidson College Bryan Scholarship  Oct 15, 2018 (HS nom due;  Oct 1- nominee deadline 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
Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards Oct 15, 2018 Latino seniorswho maintain an unweighted 3.0 GPA. Award categories: Bus & Entrepreneurship, Comm Svc, Educ, Engineering & Math, Healthcare & Sci, Mathematical Sciences
 Wendy's H.S. Heisman Awards Oct 17, 2018 senior scholar/athletes who work hard, are dedicated & have become role models for underclassmen, min GPA 3.0 in Gr 9, 10 & 11; participate in at least one Varsity sport; good citizenship & significant community service hrs; awards range from $1,000-$10,000
AES Engineers Scholarship Oct 6, 2018 H.S.seniors & college students, future leaders, many fields of study (not just engineering); no GPA requirement; good character & 500-1,000 word essay required: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?"
UNC Charlotte Levine Scholars Program  Oct 8, 2018 (nom by HS); Nov 1- nominee deadline seniors, 20 high achieving students chosen by university; demonstrated commitment to comm. svc, intellectual curiosity and the capacity for ethical leadership; 4 yr full-scholarship worth $155,000. (nominated by H.S.; unlimited number of nominations)
 Chesapeake Bay Trust Student of the Year Scholarship (environmental science)      TBA 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
YoungArts Program Scholarship Oct 12, 2018 Gr. 10-12, age 15-18, talent in the arts (cinematic arts, dance, jazz, music, photo, theatre, visual arts, voice and writing); college schlrshps & cash awards up to $10,000 ($500,000 annually)
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity        TBA Afr Amer male seniors, min WGPA 3.5/GPA 3.0, leadership, community service.  Paper application can be found in Career Center
 UMBC Meyerhoff Scholarship Oct 15 (nom deadline)
Nov 1, 2018 & 12/1/18
senior, $5,000 - full tuition scholarship for STEM, (science, technology, engineering or math); will pursue Ph.D.,  PharmD. or other terminal degree; interested in undergraduate research; min. 3.0 GPA, >=600 Math SAT or 24 composite ACT; counselor or teacher nomination no longer required but strongly encouraged (nomination deadline 10/15). Apply for admission by 11/1 (early action) and for Meyerhoff by 12/1 (priority deadline).
Hazlau/Colgate Scholarship Program Oct 15, 2018 Hispanic seniors, U.S. citz/perm res, min GPA 3.5, full-time student, 2 or 4 yr college, complete the FAFSA; 3 essays 500 words or less; 30 grants for $1,500 each; apply online
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Essay Contest   TBA H.S. seniors,  essay contest, 700-750 words typed, double spc: "What Actions Can You Take to Promote Social Justice and Embrace Diversity of All People" $1,000-$5,000
Horatio Alger Scholarship  Oct 25, 2018 senior graduating HS by June 2019 & entering college in fall 2019, 2.0+ GPA, critical financial need (<$55,000 family income), U.S. citizen, community svc.; overcome personal adversity; commitment to pursue bachelor's degree; $7,000-$25,000.
  Attrus C. Fleming Music Scholarship Oct 31, 2018 junior or senior; demonstrated music ability & will major or minor in music; CD/DVD recording of a digital audio or video performance; 2018 competition will be judged on classical piano only; one $5000 award; Apps in Career Center
Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship  Oct 31, 2018 Gr. 9-12, Voice of Democracy writing and 3-5 min. recorded essay contest on patriotic theme; judged on originality, content and delivery; $30,000.
 Coca Cola Scholars Oct 31, 2018 senior, citizen or perm res; academic merit, leadership, community service, part-time employment; highly selective (min GPA 3.0) $1,000 - $20,000 awards
 NSA Stokes Educational Scholarship Program     TBA HS senior (minority preferred, US citz), min GPA 3.0, SAT 1200, 600 cr & 600 m, or ACT 25, ldrshp, major in comp sci or comp/elec engr; $30,000/yr for college; guaranteed employment 


Tobacco-Free Life Scholarship

Oct 31, 2018 18 yrs old, accepted to or attending college, essay contest, 1000-1500 words, $1,000 awarded every quarter.
Drug Lawsuit Source Scholarship Nov 1, 2018 collegebound senior or college student, essay contest, 500-750 words describe educational goals, adversity, major & why you chose it. Apply by email:  scholarships@druglawsuitsource.com.
 James Madison Dingledine Scholarship Nov 1, 2018 senior, academic achievement, leadership, community service, merit based award equivalent to in-state tuition; submit admission application by 11/1 to be considered
Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) scholarships Nov 1, 2018 incoming freshmen, renewable schlrps ranging from $1,000-$9,000/yr determined by admissions application, GPA >=3.7; SAT>= 1220 cr & math
UVA Jefferson Scholars Nov 1, 2018 one senior nominated by H.S., top academics, leadership, highly competitive full UVA scholarship
UMBC Humanities Scholars Nov 1, 2018, Jan 15, 2019 Acad talented seniors who will study the humanities (hist, engl, phil, lang, Afr. Amer studies), includes study abroad - $5,000-$22,000/yr (admission app due 11/1, schlrp app due 1/15)
UMBC Linehan Scholars Nov 1, 2018, Jan 15, 2019 acad talented seniors who will pursue visual and performing arts study - $5,000-$22,000/yr (adm app due 11/1, schlrp app due 1/15)
UMBC Sondheim Public Affairs Nov 1, 2018, Jan 15, 2019 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 app due 11/1, schlrp app due 1/15)
UMBC Center For Women in Technology Scholars Nov 1, 2018, Jan 15, 2019 senior, acad talented women and men to study in IT related fields: comp sci, comp engr, info sys, mech engr, chem engr - $5,000-$22,000/yr (adm app due  11/1, schlrp app due 1/15)
UMBC Sherman Teacher Education Scholars Nov 1, 2018, Jan 15, 2019 acad talented seniors who will pursue teacher educ in sci, tech, engr & math - $10,000-$22,000/yr (adm app due 11/1, schlrp appl due1/15)
Clarence Beecher Allen Scholarship (College of Wooster)   Nov 1 EA or Jan 1, 2018 REG Afr Amer senior, outstanding academics w/ potential for excellence in college, essay, on-campus scholarship event (330-263-2630 or dyokley@wooster.edu) , $30,000/yr
Ron Brown Scholar Program

Nov 1, 2018;

Jan 9, 2019

Afr. Amer senior, academic excellence, outstanding leadership, comm svc, fin need, citizen or perm res, $10,000/yr/4yrs for ten students
NBC Universal-LNESC Scholarship Nov 6, 2018 HS senior or college student, Latino (US citzen) pursuing 4 yr degree full time, min GPA 3.0 unw, ACT >=26 or SAT>=1770, transcript, score report, admissions ltr, 3 rec ltrs; $5,000 
 Davidson College (NC) Belk Schlrp  Nov 10, 2018 (HS nomination due); Dec 1-application due one senior nominated by H.S., full schlrp + stipends, excellent academic record, leadership, comm svc, extracurricular activities, belkscholarship@davidson.edu (5 scholars chosen)
Prudential Spirit of Community Award   Nov 6, 2018  Gr. 5-12, legal resident, significant comm. svc activity over the past year (one nominee selected per H.S.) $1,000-$5,000; judged on initiative, effort, impact & personal growth,  877-525-8491
 Ida Haimovicz Visual Arts Award    TBA seniors, Montg Cty resident, pursuing visual arts career, min GPA 2.5, $3,000, portfolio required, more info: 301-565-3804 or nabil.ghachem@creativemoco.com
Fran Abrams Creative Writing Award   TBA seniors, Montg Cty resident, min GPA 3.0, pursuing a career in creative writing (poetry, fiction, personal essay), $1,000 award; nabil.ghachem@creativemoco.com; 301-565-3804
Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship (learning disability)   Nov 13, 2018 seniors, U.S. citzen, unw GPA >=3.0; current documentation for ADHDlearning disability; demonstrated financial need; $2,500/yr/4yrs
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship     TBA seniors with fin need (family income < $95,000), GPA >=3.5, SAT >=1200(rdg & math) or ACT >=26 (must test by Sept-ACT or Oct SAT); Pell grant elig; will attend 4yr college; 40 winners awarded up to $40,000 per year for 4 years of study
Washington University, St. Louis, Danforth Scholars Program    Jan 2, 2019 seniors, very selective scholars program, outstanding academics, comm. svc, high moral character, leadership achievements; partial or full tuition awards.  Apply to Wash U, write 2 additional essays for the Danforth Scholars Program and submit a 3rd letter of recommendation by the Jan 2 deadline.  Counselor nomination no longer required.
UNC - Chapel Hill Thomas Wolfe Scholarship    Nov 15, 2018 senior, full scholarship to UNC Chapel Hill to major in creative writing, highly selective.  Apply to UNC by 10/15; scholarship app due 11/15
Emory University Scholars Program Nov 15, 2018 senior, strong academics, character, leadership, integrity, highly competitive (4 nominees per H.S; see your counselor if interested - no nomination form needed)
Emory University Goizueta Business School Scholarship Nov 15, 2018 one senior nominated by H.S., outstanding academic record & SATs, strong character, sustained interest in business. 800-727-6036
 Univ. of Mary Washington (VA) Washington or Alvey Scholars Nov 15, 2018 senior, honors college program, two out-of-state 4 yr award, full tuition, rm & bd, academic excellence, leadership, extra activities (well rounded); apply to UMW by 11/15
Robertson Scholars Program @ Duke or UNC Chapel Hill  Nov 15, 2018 senior, outstanding GPA, scores, character, demonstrated leadership in community; 18 full schlrps to both Duke & UNC awarded; highly competitive
Elks Most Valuable Student   Nov 15, 2018 seniors, academic merit, leadership, comm svc, U.S. citiz, fin need --local ($1,500) state & national competition ($4,000 - $50,000)- [500 4 yr awards]
Sixt Scholarship  Nov 30, 2018 H.S senior, min GPA unw 3.7, plan to attend 2 or 4 yr college full time, transcript, apply online; Five $5000 scholarships 
Emma Bowen Foundation scholarship   TBA  minority senior, collegebound interested in media, marketing, communications majors, paid internship & scholarship, 4 yrs, min GPA 3.0, US citz or perm res, 60-70 students chosen 
 Boston University Trustee Scholars   Dec 1, 2018 senior, Top 3%, Average 3.9 GPA, 1517 SAT, exceptional leadership; renewable 4 yr full tuition schlrp; HS nomination no longer required
Boston University Presidential Scholarship   Dec 1, 2018 senior, exceptional academic achievement and leaders in school and community; no separate application or additional essays; apply to BU by Dec 1; $20,000/year for 4 years
 Fleet Reserve Assn. Essay Contest Dec 1, 2018 Gr. 7-12, 350 words, only one entry per student, topic: What Freedom Means to Me. Prizes range from $1,000-5,000; PaulG48104@aol.com - Bethesda. 
Washington & Lee University -Johnson Scholarship Dec 1, 2018 senior, from Maryland, top acad schlrp (full tuition, rm & bd), essay, rec ltrs, ldrshp, comm svc, interview for finalists; apply to W&L by 12/1
Villanova University Presidential Scholarship  Dec 1, 2018 senior, GPA avg 4.0-4.19, SAT cr & m-1450; ACT >= 33; full tuition, rm & bd; 28 awards; must be nominated by H.S.; full tuition, rm & board; must apply to Villanova by Dec 1.  Scholshp app due 1/2.
Soroptomist Violet Richardson Award   TBA 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 
Women Techmakers Scholars Program - Google     TBA  female college scholars pursuing comp sci, comp engineering, or other technical field, min GPA 3.5; $10,000. (must apply when in college).
SMART Scholarship    TBA college scholars in engineering, research science, math; U.S. citz, 3.0 GPA, full tuition + stipend & book allowance; pd summer internship, renewable schlrp, employment with DoD. (must apply when in college)
Ithaca College MLK Scholar  Dec 1, 2018 EA; Feb 1, 2019 REG under-represented senior, top 10%, high SATs, leadership/high character, comm svc, $25,000 to full tuition(renewable); essay required; complete scholarship application by Dec 1 if applying to Ithaca early action and by Feb 1 if applying regular decision 
Google Lime Scholarship (students w/ disabilities)    TBA H.S. senior or college student, visible or invisible disability, will pursue or enrolled in comp sci degree program, comp engr or related tech field, strong academic record; ldrshp, passion for technology 
 Sodexho Foundation: Stop Hunger Scholarship    Dec 5, 2018 Ages 5-25 enrolled in school, citz or perm res; volunteer svc to community that impacts hunger in U.S. within last 12 mos. (especially childhood hunger); comm svc rec ltr, online appl., $5,000
Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA) (Part 1)   Dec 10, 2018 juniors, US citz,  perm res or DACA; min GPA 3.6 cum unweighted; top 10% of class academics, leadership, perseverance, exceptional character, family income <=$75,000.yr, (prefer 1st gen college bound minorities) 
 AXA Achievement Scholarship         TBA  seniors, citz or perm res; outstanding achievement in activities in school, community or the workplace, ability to succeed in 2 or 4 yr college 
Study Pug Scholarship      Dec 15, 2018 H.S. student or college student, 500-1000 word essay discussing how a math teacher, a math class, a math tutor, or a math lesson has changed how you see the world around you. One $1000 winner.
Univ of NC Greensboro - Eiserer Memorial Scholarship    Dec 1, 2018  one senior in Mo. Co.who will study  kinesiology at Univ of NC Greensboro (full tuition, rm & bd - 4yrs), 3.0 GPA, 1200 SAT (cr &m); only available every 4 years.  Admissions application and separate essay due 12/1.    Contact: k_willia@uncg.edu  
 Burger King Scholars   TBA 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; additional award: Whopper Scholarship: US citz, min GPA 3.3, SAT min: 1700, ACT min 25; ldrshp, comm svc, athletics etc + work experience,
$1,000-50,000
Alpha Phi Alpha Ira Dorsey Essay/Speech Contest   TBA Age 14-18, 1000 word essay contest.  Top 4 chosen to give speech on Jan 13. Topic related to MLK's "I Have Been to the Mountaintop Speech."  Prizes range from $200-$500.  App in Career Center
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award    TBA 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 
Imagine America   Dec 31, 2018 To attend participating career/technical college, 2.5 GPA, financial need
Make College Happen Challenge        TBA Age 14-18, essay contest, Prizes range from $1,000-$15,000. Topic:  How do you plan to pay for college?  Entries can be video, photo, essay, song or poem.  Be creative!
Discover Card Scholarship  Jan 31, 2019 senior, U.S. citz, min age 16, will attend 4 yr college in US (or current college student); quarterly drawings for $2,500 award
 Emma Bowen Foundation scholarship   TBA minority senior, collegebound interested in media, marketing, communications majors, paid internship & scholarship, 4 yrs, min GPA 3.0, US citz or perm res, 60-70 students chosen 
MC - Access to Engineering & Computer Science Scholarship Dec 31, 2018 senior attending MC who plans to earn a bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science, includes academic support, transcript essay, resume, 2 rec ltrs, FAFSA (need), min GPA 2.5
 National Wild Turkey Federation Jan  senior, min GPA 3.0, leader, comm. svc., natural resources conservationist, participates in hunting sports & comm. svc, essay reqd  $250-$10,000, 1-800-THE-NWTF
UMCP Dance Scholarship (CAPA) Jan senior, gifted/talented dance majors; 301 405-3180 or dancedept@umd.edu for application & info; auditions required - auditions are on December 18 2017
 JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Jan  seniors, U.S. citzen, two Maryland winners based on academic merit & need - $500-$1,000, 3 rec ltrs, transcript, essay, leadership, comm svc; completed applications should be sent to

Cia Marshall, 96 Beaver Court, Rising Sun, MD 21911.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program   Jan  seniors, with strong leadership, community service, U.S. citizenship, drive, integrity, min GPA 3.0. $10,000/yr/4yrs; numerous awards 
Carson Scholars Fund    Jan  Gr. 4-11 only; GPA 3.75 unweighted in academic subjects; humanitarian in school & community, one student nominated by school counseling office; $1,000 (nomination deadline Dec)  
MC Macklin Business Scholars Honors program  Jan  senior, competitive 2 yr scholarship, honors business program at MC Rockville; min GPA>=3.0, min SAT 550 on all sections, recs reqd; two-part appl online
MC Scholars (Montgomery College Honors program)   Jan  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 online 
Towson Univ Dept. of Music Scholarships      Jan  & Feb  senior, major in music, audition on Jan 6 or Feb 3.
 Towson Univ Dept. of Art Scholarship (nominated by HS) Jan  2 outstanding seniors to compete for Art schlrps at Towson Univ, min GPA 2.5, portfolio reqd.; renewable award; must be nominated Blake Art Dept. 410-704-2908.
Ron Brown Scholar Program   Jan 9, 2019 Afr. Amer senior, acad excellence, outstanding ldrshp, comm svc, fin need, citiz or perm res, $10,000/yr/4yrs for ten students 
American Univ (DC) Frederick Douglass Scholarship    Jan 15, 2019 senior, citz or perm res, min GPA 3.3; 3.8+ to be competitive; test scores optional; ldrshp, comm svc, extra activities; prefer 1st generation and/or fin need; 4yr award, full or partial tuition; fdds@american.edu
 Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund   Jan  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 2/1/17, rec ltr needed; $2,500-$20,000
Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship Jan  senior, U.S. citizen, planning a career in service to the U.S. in local, state or federal government. 
 Five awards $5000.
MENSA Foundation Scholarship Essay Contest Jan  seniors, 500 word essay re: career, academic and or vocational goals; grades or financial need are not considered, online application; $300-$1,000 prizes to winners
 Fairleigh Dickinson  University Presidential Scholarship  Jan 15, 2019 seniors, GPA >=3.5, min SAT 1300 (r&m) or ACT 29; essay reqd, full time residential student; full tuition to Florham or Metropolitan campus
North Carolina A & T Univ. Alumni Scholarship  Jan 15, 2019 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
Northeastern Univ (MA) Torch Scholars program  Jan 15, 2019 (HS nom due)
 Jan 1 - admission app due
senior, citz or perm res, 1st generation, highly selective, fin need, obstacles overcome, excellent character, 4 yr full tuition schlrp, nomination required; 617-373-2000
Ithaca College Park Scholar admission app due 1/2; scholarship app due Jan 15, 2019 senior, full tuition, rm & bd +stipend;  outstanding academic record, leadership, & comm svc
Skidmore College - Filene Music Schlrp   Jan 15, 2019 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, 2019 senior, sci & math scholarship: $15,000/yr/4yrs; outstanding acad. record in sci & math courses; high SATs, apply through common app; must be admitted to Skidmore College. 518-580-5308 or 5292
The Fund II Foundation - UNCF STEM Scholarship Jan senior, African American, min GPA 3.0, will pursue STEM major in college in fall. 100 Awards up to $25,000 + mentoring and internship opportunities.  Funded by Robert F. Smith
UNCF Stem Scholars      Jan  African-American senior, 3.0 GPA,college bound in U.S. fall 2017; demonstrated unmet or financial need; U.S. citizen/perm res.; tiered tuition scholarships up to a total of $25,000
McDonald's HACER Scholarship Jan 18, 2017 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 full time; five $100,000 awards ($25,000/year).  
 Mt. St. Mary's Univ Founder's Scholarship Essay Competition late Jan/early Feb 2019 senior, 4 yr full tuition schlrp valued over $100,000, SAT-1220 cr & m or 25 on ACT, min GPA 3.5; qualifying students to campus for schlrp essay exam in late Jan/early Feb, 800-448-4347
Coolidge Scholars Program Jan    Gr. 11, competitive, collegebound juniors, full ride scholarship for 4 yrs & leadership training to any accredited U.S. university; need blind; 2 or 3 awards
Shiloh Baptist Church HBCU Council Jan  senior, DC/MD/VA, member of a church, five different schlrps, min GPA range: 2.5-3.5, min 40 hrs comm svc, 2 rec ltrs, essay, transcript, fin need
 Tom Joyner Foundation Scholarship - full tuition to HBCU  Jan senior, attending HBCU, U.S. citz, min GPA 3.5 on 4.0 scale; new SAT rdg & math >=1400; ACT >=30; ldrshp, comm svc, extracurr activities
 Princeton Prize in Race Relations Jan  Gr.  9-12, commitment & leadership role in comm svc project that promotes racial harmony, $1,000 prize and fee trip to Princeton U to attend the Symposium on Race.  800-742-1036;  pprize.princeton.edu 
Redfin Scholarship  Jan  senior or college student, legal U.S resident, min GPA 3.0, essay 800 words or less on affordable housing initiatives (pros/cons)
USDA National Scholars Program Jan  senior, will study agric, food, natural resource sci, or other related field in HBCU, min GPA 3.0, U.S. citz; full tuition, books, fees,, rm & bd for 4 yrs. 
Price Benowitz Law firm scholarship
Seth Okin Good Deeds (comm svc) 
Jan  senior, collegebound, min GPA 3.0 + 500 word essay on prompt provided (click on scholarship link); $500 award
League of Educators for Asian American Progress Jan  senior (MCPS), will major in education, mbr of Asian Amer club or SSL hrs supporting Asian Amer org; min GPA 3.0, resume, 2 recs, essay, $2,000 awards.  App in Career Center 
National InspirASIAN Scholarship Jan  senior, any ethnicity, 3.4 minimum GPA, 22 $2000 awards and 1 $1000 award to student in DC metro area.
Engineer Girl Essay Contest      Feb  Gr. 3-12, online engineering essay contest:  What is Infrastructure?; (1,000 words for H.S. students), cash prizes, enter online, $100-$500 
 Saint Joseph Univ McNulty Scholars Program (sci & math) Jan 15, 2019 female senior, majoring in actuarial sci, bio, chem, comp sci, env sci, math or physics at SJU, min GPA 3.5, min SAT 1360 (cr & m) or ACT >= 29; 4 yr full or partial tuition awards.
Junior Achievement Essay Competition   Feb  Gr. 9-12, residing in DC metro area, submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on "Several great entrepreneurs, like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, dropped out of college before getting their degrees.  How important do you think a college education is to your future success?"S    
 Grand prize $20,000; 3 additional winners from Maryland $10,000 each.
 Naomi Winston Scholarship in Visual Art-The Natl Society of Arts & Letters  Feb  Age 16-22 artists, art must be original (realistic, abstract or expressive), U.S. citizen, planning on art career, essay; more details on website; 1st place winner: $5,000
Thursday Network Greater Washington Urban League - I Empower Scholarship Feb  senior, Afr Amer or Hisp, US citz or perm res, will attend 4 yr college in fall; GPA >=2.5, resides in DC/Montg Cty/PG Cty; comm svc, fin need (FAFSA reqd), 2 rec ltrs, transcript, test scores, 2 essays; $500-$3,000
Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) Challenge Feb 2, 2019 junior or senior;  Entries must demonstrate creativity, innovation and a strong understanding of aesthetics. A panel of SCAD faculty will review and evaluate submitted entries, and three winners will be selected from each category.  See website for categories and rules.
 Northrup Grumman Engineering Scholarship  Feb  senior, interested in majoring in engineering, math, comp sci or physics in college; min GPA 3.5 unw; min SAT 1150 or ACT 27.  $8,000 awards
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Omicron Phi Zeta Chapter Goddess of the Arts Book Scholarship Feb  senior, female, will pursue major in the arts,  2.75+ GPA, DC Metro area, will attend college in fall.  Essay, 2 letters of rec, transcript.  One $500 award.  Apps in Career Center
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Omicron Phi Zeta Chapter Women in STEM Book Scholarship Feb  senior, female, will pursue major in STEM,  2.75+ GPA, DC Metro area, will attend college in fall.  Essay, 2 letters of rec, transcript.  One $500 award.  Apps in Career Center
American Society of Military Comptrollers Feb  seniors, will major in business-related field; transcript, SAT/ACT, extra-curricular activities, leadership roles, 3 rec ltrs, must attend awards luncheon, 703-697-5011, scholarships@Washington-ASMC.org; appls in Career Ctr
 Davidson Fellows Scholarships  Feb 14, 2019 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 DC reception 
 H.S. Journalist of the Year Award   Feb   senior, outstanding school newspaper writer in MD, submit 5 articles; rec ltr, autiobiography;  winner of the state award competes at the national level for the top prize of $3000.
Greater Washington Urban League Scholarship Program Feb  senior, min GPA 2.5, Family income below $45,000.  Four different scholarships.  Awards range from $1000 to $8000.  2 letters one from teacher/counselor and the other from comm svc; 500 word essay. Apps in CC.
 Daughters of American Revolution (DAR) Scholarship Feb  seniors, , US citz, GPA 4.0; two $5000 awards; email application.
 Towson Univ. Community Enrichment & Enhancement Award (CEEP)  Feb 15, 2019 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, diversityworks@towson.edu.
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship  Feb  minority seniors, ldrshp potential, comm svc., fin need; will attend 4 yr college, U.S. citz, rec ltr, transcript, 1000 min SAT (r & m only); photo, 30-60 awards; apply online; up to $28,000/4 yrs
Natl Commission for Cooperative Education   Feb  seniors, GPA>=3.5, 30 merit co-op schlrps of $6,000/yr/4yrs; student accepted & planning to attend: Clarkson, Drexel, Merrimack, Rochester Inst of Technology, SUNY Oswego, Univ of Toledo, Univ of Cinn, UMASS Lowell or Wentworth Inst. of Technology; online appl & essay
Frostburg State University Music Scholarship Feb 15, 2019 (audition) Applicants must apply & be accepted to FSU, will major in music; and participate in audition day on February 15, 2019
Alicia Betancourt Scholarship (Blake Excellence in the Arts) Feb  female senior, interest in pursuing vis arts and/or dance; excellent work ethics, min GPA 3.5 or 4.0 WGPA, comm svc, clean driving record, essay, portfolio or video; $500 - $6,000 awards (contact Mr. Overman, Art Dept)
 NAACP Scholarship (Montgomery County only)  Feb 

minority senior, min 3.0 WGPA, extracurricular, community activities or employment, 300 word essay "Steadfast & Immovable", 3-4 paragraph personal narrative; 2 recs; several $1,000 awards to MCPS students. Appls in CC; due to Mrs. Prochnow by 2/15/18 , lunchtime, or can be submitted to Ms. Gibson, CESC, 850 Hungerford Dr., Room 123, Rockville, MD 20850 by Feb. 23.
 Ty Howard College Scholarship   Feb  HS senior or GED, disadvantaged, first gen, 2 or 4 yr college in U.S., min unw GPA 3.0, pers stmt, 3 recs, transcript, renewable award
 Cynthia E. Morgan Scholarship Fund Feb  senior or college student in MD, first generation college student, majoring in medical-related field at a MD college, $1,000
National Capital Optimist Club   Feb youth under 18 yrs old; essay contest; Topic: Can Society Function Without Respect?; $2,500 prize; 800-500-8130
 AFCEA/NOVA scholarship Feb 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.
National Naval Officers Association   Feb  minority senior from DC metro area, will attend 2-4 yr college full time, acad achieve, comm svc, fin need, ldrshp, 2 rec ltrs, citizenship, photo. Awards start at $1000. stephen.williams@navy.mil., 703-695-8664  
Clyde G. Nora Memorial Scholarship Feb   senior or undergraduate students; leadership, community svc and school involvement; academic performance and essay. $2000 award; Apps in CC
Nat'l Interscholastic Athletic Admin Assn Student Scholar/Athlete (MD) Feb  senior, min GPA 3.5, min SAT>=1500 (all sections) or ACT 24, two sports for 2 yrs, varsity ltr in at least one sport, rec ltr from athletic director, essay
Alpha Kappa Alpha Xi Omega Chapter scholarships Feb  senior, min GPA 3.0, ldrshp, outstanding comm svc, will attend HBCU ($4,000); several other schlrps for engr or educ majors; apps in Career Center or online; akaxisigmaomegascholarships@gmail.com
National Hook-up of Black Women, Inc.  Mar  senior; min GPA 2.75, min 100 comm svc hours & school activities, essay, 2 rec ltrs, transcript  
Air Force Officers' Spouses' Club of Washington DC   Mar  senior or college student, 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)  
State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship not accepting apps until 2019 senior,  GPA between 2.5 - 3.2, collegebound to 2 or 4 year college or technical school; U.S. citizen;leaders and volunteers in their communities,fin need.
up to 50 $2500 awards
Arab American Institute's Helen Abbott Scholarship Mar grades 9-12, U.S. citizen or perm res of Arab descent, min GPA 3.0, commitment to comm svc; two $1000 awards; one $500 grant
 Savannah College of Art & Design Distinguished Scholars Award Mar 1, 2019 senior, applied to SCAD, min GPA 3.75, min SAT 1350 (r&m) or ACT 30; outstanding visual or performing artswriting or riding capabilities; leadership; extra curriculars & awards; $20,000/yr/4yrs if 3.0 is maintained in college.  admission@scad.edu
 National Capital Area Garden Clubs   Mar senior, majoring in horticulture, botany, conservation, bio, floriculture, landscape design, forestry, env sci; min GPA 3.0, resume, 3 rec ltrs, personal essay
MHEC Guaranteed Access Grant Mar 1, 2019 senior, 2.5+ GPA, will attend 2 or 4 yr Maryland college, significant financial need, max award $19,5000/yr; must submit FAFSA by March 1 to be eligible
Maryland  Financial Aid & Scholarships Mar 1, 2019 senior, MD residents attending MD 2 yr or 4 yr college, scholarship criteria varies
Alex Popeck Never Back Down Foundation Scholarship     Mar 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; $2,500. 
Price Benowitz Law firm scholarship
A. Dipietro Women in Business
Mar  female senior, min GPA 3.0, bus or entrepreneurship, collegebound; essay required: If you could see one change in gender inequality in your lifetime, what would it be and why?  How do you think this can be achieved?  410-970-6323, info@marylandcriminallaws.com 
Price Benowitz Law firm scholarship
Ed Tayter Outstanding Citz (com svc)
March  senior, collegebound, with outstanding character as citizen in community, min GPA 3.0; 500 word essay: What is one of the most important ways an individual can serve his/her community and how have you served your community in this way?  $500 award
 Dwight Jacobus Scholarships (business or educ majors)  March  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  senior, minority who will pursue chemistry, biochem, chemical engineering, or any other chemically-related field in college; $2,500.
National Press Club scholarships March  For minorities interested in print or broadcast journalism; min GPA 2.75 & collegebound in Fall. 
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation March 1, 2019 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
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults  March  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  
Masonic Charities of Maryland   March 1, 2019 senior, U.S. citizen, leadership, school activities & comm. svc, academics, fin need considered, recommendation ltrs, will attend 2 or 4 yr college, $500-$5,000; appl in Career Center & must be returned to Mrs. Prochnow
 Polish Heritage Assn of MD   March 1, 2019 senior / full-time college student w/ fin need and at least two Polish ancestors, good academic standing, leadership, & Polish pride
WJZ-TV Jerry Turner Broadcast Scholarship (BCF common application)    March 1, 2019 seniors, MD resident, GPA >= 3.0, major in broadcast journalism, attend 4 yr college; one award $2250
  National Society of Black Engineers Future Innovators Scholarship    March  senior, African-American, DC. Metro area, will major in engineering, computer science, math or an applied science;  academic excellence and outstanding service within the community, transcript, letters of rec required; $1000 awards.
 TOCA Scholarship (environmental)     March  college undergrad, min cumulative GPA 2.5 (3.0 in major), green-related field (horticulture, botany, agronomy, plant sci) with communications as minor, $2,500, 2 recs, essay, new article
Delta Sigma Theta (Montgomery County) Scholarship Mar seniors, 3 different schlrps, Montg Cty resident, min GPA 2.5, 2 or 4 yr collegebound or career/voc school, 2.0 GPA, transcript, 2 rec ltrs, 2 essays and photo.  Typeable PDF can be found on website under " Programs," then "Educational Development."
Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick Endowed Scholarship from JHU Phi Delta Kappa Chapter Mar  senior, will major in education or undergraduate majoring in education; apps in CC
Montgomery College Board of Trustees Academic Specialty Scholarship  Mar 1, 2019 senior, min WGPA 3.0, (not SAT scores) full-time tuition & fees  to MC for 1 yr (renewable; if 3.5+ GPA), academic achievement (not need based)
 Create-A-Greeting-Card scholarship  Mar  H.S. or college students (ages 14 & up), legal U.S. residents, winner notified May 1, 2017; cash award $10,000 plus $1,000 to the school/college; artwork uploaded to website, limited to 2 megabytes
Generation Google Scholarship  Mar H.S. senior or college student, pursuing comp sci or comp engr degree or closely related tech field, ldrshp; strong academic achvmt; underrepresented: Afr Amer, Hisp, Amer Indian, Female or person with disability; apply online 
American Association of Blacks in Energy  Mar  seniorminority, 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.  1 $4000/2 $2000 & 2 $1000 awards locally.
The Dream U.S. Scholarship    Mar  senior accepted to a partner college; min GPA 2.5 or GED score equivalent to 2.5, meet DACA criteria; up to $12,500, renewable, transcript, SAT/ACT, rec ltr, fin need  
 Shire ADHD Scholarship Program  Mar senior with ADHD, college or trade school bound, comm svc, ldrshp activities, essay, rec ltr, $2,000 + 1 yr coaching svcs (50 winners)
 Children's Defense Fund Beat the Odds   Mar Gr. 10-11, hard working, academically successful despite tremendous obstacles in personal life, community service, resident of DC metro area (includes MD, VA); $10,000 award;  must be nominated by high school & willing to share story on camera for CDF  BTO@childrensdefense.org; (202) 662-3612
Washington Independent Svcs for Educational Resources    (WISER) Mar   senior with documented learning disability & demonstrated comm svc, leadership, resident of DC, MD or VA, collegebound 
PMI Scholarship Mar 

seniors in Mont. Co., collegebound (any major), min 2.75 GPA, one $1000 award, must take quiz about project management; all majors are encouraged to apply; appl in Career Ctr 
Sherry Hintz Scholarship Fund (breast or ovarian cancer)    Mar   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, ext 509 or email: kzerby@mhamc.org (up to $20,000/yr/4yrs); appl in Career Ctr 
Metropolitan Kappa Youth Scholarship  Mar senior, malestudent of color, min GPA 2.5, college bound, resides in Mont. Co.,demonstrated community service, 2 rec ltrs, essay.  Fillable PDF on organization's website
Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship Gaithersburg-Rockville Chapter Mar senior, malestudent of color, min GPA 2.5, college bound, resides in Mont. Co.,demonstrated community service, 2 rec ltrs, essay.  Fillable PDF on organization's website
Blacks in Government Dept of Labor Mar senior, accepted to college for Fall 2018, min GPA 2.0, rec ltr, essay, comm svc, resides in DC metro area.  Application in Career Center
Maryland PTA Scholarship Mar 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; essay, resume, transcript reqd; treasurer@mdpta.org 
Women's Board of Montgomery General  Hospital Mar seniors interested in nursing or health care field; financial need; renewable scholarship (4 yrs); academic achievement; MD resident; $500-$4,500 awards.
Star-Spangled Banner Flag House Scholar Award & Essay Contest Mar senior, essay question online, 350 words, refer to helpful links within application before submitting your thoughtful answer. $1,812 award; must accept award in person on June 14.
 Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge (B'nai B'rith Intl contest)  Mar Gr. 9-12 writing contest for children's book; single or group entry including illustrations; $5,000=1st prize; sponsoring teacher - $500, school - $500.
 The Bernie Scholarship    Mar senior, min. GPA 2.0, fin need, max. family income based on sliding scale; must live in Montg. Cty. HOC subsidized housing; two recs. $4000 awards.
Questbridge College Prep Scholarship Program (for juniors)   Mar outstanding juniors, min GPA 3.5, low income (<$65,000), includes free college prep summer program at one of 37 partner selective colleges (counselor referral required)
Legacy of Life Scholarship March 31, 2019 senior, essay or video contest that convinces audience to register to be an organ, eye and tissue donor, prizes $1,000-$5,000, 1,000 words
 MCPS Educational Foundation Scholarships  Mar senior, GPA>=2.5 preferred, strong academic potential, will attend college in MD, FAFSA completed, $500-$3,200/yr, possible renewable schlrp; MCPS grads only; must live in Districts 14, 15, 17, 18, 19 or 20.  Go to mdelect.net to check. 
FEEA Scholarship Program Mar  seniors, for current civilian federal employees and families, 3.0 GPA min; will attend two or four-year college full-time
Army Officers' Wives' Club  Mar  H.S. senior in DC metro area who is collegebound; child of active duty or retired Army personnel; min GPA 3.0, merit based, comm svc; email: collegeaowcgwa@gmail.com   
Delegate Craig Zucker (District 14) Mar  seniorresident of District 14 who will attend 2 or 4 yr college in MD or MHEC unique major out of state; good academic standing; FAFSA required; 301-858-3380; craig.zucker@senate.state.md.us 
  $10,000 Discover Student Loan Scholarship       Mar  senior, eleven $10,000 scholarship awards randomly given; no essay; simple application; multiple deadlines and drawing dates
Arts In Motion (AIM) Scholarship Mar  senior in Mont. Co., PG Co. or DC, will pursue degree in Fine Arts (photography, painting, sculpture, graphic design, theater, music); fin need; min GPA 3.0; $1000 awards.  Students notified by May 31 if recipient.
Frederick Douglas Essay Scholarship Contest Mar senior, DMV area, 750-1000 word essay on "Once you learn to read, you will forever be free."  First place $3,000; 2nd place $2,000; 3rd place $1000.  App in Career Center.
Credit Union Foundation of MD & DC Mar  senior or college student, member of a MD or DC-based credit union; essay, photo or video contest, $12,000 in scholarship awards
Girls On the Run Mont. Co. Scholarship Mar  senior, female, college bound, participated in at least 2 seasons of GOTR.  Two $2500 awards.
Omega Psi Phi Arthur Eubanks Scholarship   Mar 

senior, African American in Mont. Co.,  min  2.5 cum grade point average,will attend a 4 year college or university in the fall, with demonstrated leadership or community service and who register and/or volunteered with the George B. Thomas Sr. Learning Center.

AHEPA Awards  Mar  senior, AHEPA or Greek Orthodox Church affiliation, 3.0+GPA, SAT or ACT scores, extracurricular/athl participation, essay. ahepa@ahepa.org
Blacks in Government Scholarship Coast Guard Headquarters Chapter Mar  any senior, 2.0+ GPA, , collegebound, 2 recs ltrs, 500 word essay, reside in DC metro area, $500-1,000. (general & engineering awards) for more info: 202-372-1329 or biguscg@gmail.com; appl in Career Ctr
Dorothy Marvil Scholarship - ESFCU  Mar  senior, with account at Educational Systems Federal Credit Union, min GPA 2.75; $3,000.  Open credit union account for just $25!
Blacks in Government, Dept. of Health & Human Svcs, College Park Chapter Mar  senior, will attend 4 yr college, min unw. GPA 2.75, resides in DC/MD/VA metro area, 2 recs, transcript, resume, essay; awards range from $500-$1,000; Appl in Career Ctr 
Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) Women In Technology Scholarships  April  senior, female, min GPA 3.0, comp sci, info systems, bus mgmt or other IT related major, 2 or 4 yr college, essay, transcript, comm svc & extra curricular activities; several $2500 awards.  Apps in Career Center; email completed application to:  WITS@trustvip.com
Leisure World Kiwanis Foundation & Kiwanis Club Scholarships (Blake & Einstein HS only)   April Blake seniors, min unweighted GPA 2.75, will attend college, 2 rec ltrs, transcript, resume, comm svc very important, fin need, 3 awards for students who will attend college in the Maryland state system or MC for $10,000 and one $5,000 award for student to attend college of choice; Apps in Career Center.  Completed applications to be given to Mrs. Prochnow in Career Center.  
Leisure World Kiwanis Foundation  Music Scholarship April Blake senior, will major in music education with concentration in piano; 2 letters of recommendation; perform 2 short piano pieces from standard classic repertoire. Financial Need. $10,000 scholarship to any college that has an accredited School of Music.  Apps in Career Center.
Leisure World Kiwanis Foundation E.C. Elting Science Memorial Scholarship April Blake senior, will major in life sciences (bio, marine biology, etc); financial need.  Will attend college in University System of MD.  $10,000 award.  Apps in Career Center.
Design Continuum Fund Scholarship   April   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 
 Zaching Against Cancer Foundation Scholarship  April senior, resides in MD; min GPA 2.0; will attend a 2 or 4 year college; overcome significant hardship, medical challenge, and/or family issue relating to cancer. Six $2500 awards
Damascus American Legion General Scholarship April  senior, 3.0+ GPA, collegebound to college/vocational/trade school.  Official transcript, 3 letters of rec, 600 word essay on career objectives.  Five scholarships of $1500.  Apps in Career Center.
American Legion Auxiliary Damascus General Scholarship April  senior, female, U.S. citizen,scholastic achievement, leadership, character, citizenship, school activities, work experience, community activities, and financial need; short essay; 3 rec letters;two $1000 awards. Apps in CC
Naval Officers' Spouses' Club of Washington DC April  senior, U.S. citz, dependent child of active, retired or deceased U.S. Navy; reside in DC/MD/VA, will attend 2 or 4 yr college full time, transcript, essay, rec ltr. scholarship@noscdc.com
 Central Scholarship April  senior or college student, MD resident, family income below $91,000/yr, U.S. citz or perm res, min GPA 2.8, enrolled in or applying to accredited U.S. college/university, comprehensive resume required, one app to be considered for 80 different scholarships; awards range from $1,000-$10,000
 Esperanza Education Fund  April 1, 2019 senior, born outside U.S. or both parents born outside U.S., transcript, SAT/ACT scores, 2 rec ltrs, 2 essays, maintain GPA 2.5, $5,000-20,000
Maryland Emergency Management Association Scholarship April  senior, career in emergency mgmt. or related field (public safety, meteorology, public svcs, disaster relief, corporate risk mgmt, etc); transcript, essay, references, essay.  Appl in Career Center
 Phi Delta Kappa Int'l Scholarship April  H.S. senior who will major in education, 30 scholarships awarded ranging from $500 to $2000;online application
Maryland Multicultural Coalition/National Assoc. for Multicultural Education Scholarship (MME/NAME) April  HS senior in MD who will major in education; can attend 2 or 4 year college anywhere; 3.5+ GPA, 2 rec letters, 500 word essay.  App in Career Center
National Guard Bureau Officers' Spouses Club April  senior or full time college student in DMV,  parent or guardian must be assigned to or retired from (or deceased) National Guard.  $1,000 awards for fin need, challenges overcome. 
Educational Systems Federal Credit Union Scholarships    April 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 (8- $3,000 awards and more!)
AFSA Scholarship April  senior, US citz or perm res, will attend 2 or 4 yr college Fall 2017, 10-$2,000 schlrps; random computer generated drawing, only winners are notified; complete online entry form.
Minds in Motion Scholarship    April  senior athletes, male or female, GPA >=3.25 unw who participated in H.S. interscholastic athletics during H.S. (online application) 
 Business & Finance Scholarship -ESFCU April  senior, who has completed business/finance program course reqmts, as well as internship; must have account with Educational Systems Federal Credit Union (open with just $25); $500
 Federal Water Quality Association   April  seniors from DC metro area in good acad standing, who will study chemistry, biology, environmental sci or engineering, civil engr, chemical engr, or natural resources planning, will attend 4 yr college.  Essay, one letter; three $2,000 awards
Alpha Phi Alpha Paul Robeson Scholarship Apr Afr Amer male seniors, 2 scholarships: 1) min GPA 3.0, award $1,000; 2) min GPA 3.5, award $3,000 - $4,000). transcript, 3 rec ltrs, ldrshp, fin need, 500 word essay + 200 word biography of Paul Robeson;  Appl in Career Ctr.  301-933-3681
 Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation Scholarship    April senior, resides in DC area, citizen, will attend 4 yr college, comm svc, GPA >=2.75, SAT >=1400 (cr, m & wr), fin need; essay, rec ltr, 20 schlrps awarded, $1,000-$25,000 + two $20,000 awards ($5,000/yr/4yrs) application online
 Black Nurses Assn of Greater Washington Margaret A. Pemberton Scholarship  April  Afr Amer senior, U.S. citz or perm res MD, min unw GPA 2.8, transcript, 2 rec ltrs, resume, college accept ltr for BS in nursing, essay on career in nursing, fin need stmt.  301-512-2528
MSSA Scholarship April  senior, will major in marine biology or environmental studies; academic excellence, commitment to improve the waters, fisheries, and marine environment; 300-600 word essay.  Multiple awards.
Joseph Fox Memorial Scholarship for Education   April  senior, Maryland resident, min GPA 3.2, major in education, comm svc in reading/education related activities, will pursue teaching career, three $2,000 awards, comm svc, transcript, essay, 2 rec ltrs
Sandy Spring Civic Assn (Ross Boddy/Carolyn Snowden Scholarship) April  senior attending H.S. near Sandy Spring, MD community (inclg Blake HS students), college-bound, fin need, comm svc, promise of achievement; pref students who reside in 20860, 20861 and 20862. Appl in Career Ctr; 301-570-1560 or chillwilson63@gmail.com
Robert M. Tregoning Memorial Scholarship April  senior from Blake, Clarksburg, Damascus or Paint Branch high schools, will attend 4 yr college full-time this fall, ldrshp, comm svc, good character, min GPA >= 3.0, 2 rec ltrs, appl, essay; $2,000; 301-879-1772; appl in CC
Clare & Robert Moore Scholarship
Notre Dame of MD University
April  female, senior, major in English at Notre Dame of MD Univ, rec ltr, transcript, essay, 2 yrs tax returns, maintain 3.0 GPA, $1,000 renewable
Lavinia Engle Scholarship April  female, senior in good academic standing, Mont. Co.  resident for at least 3 yrs, will attend MD college, fin need considered, 2 recs, transcript, essay, photo, tax return.  Appl in Career Ctr; $550-$3,000 awards
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship  April  seniors, minorities, US citz or perm res, artist, prizes range $500-$3,000, fin need, GPA >=2.0, will attend college full time Fall 2016. Categories: fine art, graphic design, illustration, interactive design, photography.  
Ivy Vine Charities, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority   Apr senior, in DC metro area who plans to is accepted to 4 yr college or MC, min GPA 2.7 on 4.0 scale, SAT/ACT scores , comm svc & extracurriculars, essay & 2 recs
Olney Lions Club Scholarship April  Blake senior, min GPA 2.5, will attend 2 or 4 yr college in Fall; significant comm svc & ldrshp, rec ltr, resume, essay on comm svc, fin need preferred.  Appl in Career Ctr. Give completed app to Mrs. Prochnow
Rossmoor Woman's Club of Leisure World Scholarship  (for Blake only) April  Blake female senior, collegebound, min GPA 2.5, excellent character, significant comm svc, some financial need, 1 rec ltr, resume, essay; must attend awards luncheon on May 16.  Three $2000 awards.  Appl in Career Center.  Give completed app packet to Mrs. Prochnow
Project Change Scholarship April  Blake senior, community service, leadership, values.  One $250 award.  Apps in Career Center.  Give completed app to Mrs. Prochnow
Alpha Phi Alpha - Ira Dorsey Scholarship   April  male seniors, lives in DC metro area, will attend 4 yr college, min GPA 2.5, fin need, outstanding character, extra curr activities; 2 recommendations, essay;$1,500. idsef1@gmail.com
Carl T. Rowan Chapter of Blacks in Government Evangeline Montgomery  April senior, Afr Amer, in good academic standing (min 3.0), accepted to college, ten $1,000 awards, transcript, rec ltr, resides within 50 mi of DC, essay & photo required. 
Olney Chamber of Commerce Officer Ray Liotta Act Responsibly Scholarship April  senior, Mont. Co. will pursue career in police, fire, EMT, health works, public safety or behavior prevention, intervention and treatment.  Evaluated on resume, character and essay.  At least one award of $2500.  Additional and/or larger awards may be offered.  Apps on website and in CC.
Olney Chamber of Commerce  April  senior, live in greater Olney area & attended Rosa Parks or Farquhar M.S (includes Blake HS students), academics, character, comm. svc, some need, to attend 2 yr/4 yr/college or vocational inst; 3 rec ltrs 
Miss Utility of Maryland and Washington, DC Scholarship  April  senior, will attend 2 or 4 year college or technical school in the fall, extracurricular activities, grades, essay and letter of rec.  One award of $1,008.11 in each of 8 regions. 
Alpha Wives Club of Montgomery County, Inc. April  senior who plans to attend HBCU, U.S. citizen, demonstrated strong academic skills, min GPA 2.5, attends Blake HS, school and community activities, some fin need, 150 word goals statement; 2 letters of rec.  Two awards of $2500. Appl in Career Ctr. Give completed app packet to Mrs. Prochnow
Gram's Promise Foundation April  senior, activism & leadership among peers in fight against tobacco use; must be tobacco free and have demonstrated a commitment to anti-smoking advocacy; essay
DC Phi Beta Kappa Association High School Awards April  outstanding seniors, residing in DC metro area, unw GPA >= 3.5; transcript, test scores, comm svc, extra activities, love of learning, essay, up to 3 awards of $1,000
NextGen Scholarship   April  senior, international/non-citizen who resides in DC/MD/VA, 2-4 yr collegebound; min GPA 3.0, merit & fin need, $1,000 
Blake H.S. PTSA Scholarship    April  Blake senior, will attend 2 or 4 yr college, min GPA 2.5, essay & resume reqd, one rec ltr, signif comm. svc. (several awards-at least $400-500); student or family mbrshp in PTSA required. 

 AFCEA Washington DC scholarship

April  senior or 2nd yr student in community college, U.S. citiz or perm res, accepted to 4 yr college full time, major in STEM program, 2 rec ltrs, extra curr, fin need, in good academic standing
National Student Poetry Contest     April  Gr. 3-12 creative writers of poetry; awards range $50-$500
Delegate Eric Luedtke's Scholarship April  seniors, who live in District 14 (go to mdelect.net to check) who will attend a 2 or 4 year college in Maryland.  Must submit FAFSA by 3/31.  Write letter to Delegate explaining why you deserve the scholarship; transcript, copy of SAR from FAFSA.  Awards range from $250 - $1000 depending on merit and need.  Apps in Career Center.
 Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation  April  senior or college student, Age 18-25, attending voc. or trade school, min GPA 2.5, U.S. Citizenship; apply online
Taiwanese American Community Scholarship Award  April seniorsany ethnicity, U.S. citz or perm res residing in DC/MD/VA area, ldrshp, comm svc, resume, rec ltr, bio, photo, SAT/ACT scores, essay.
High Bridge Foundation Scholarship    April   senior, residing in DC metro area, trade school or college bound, WGPA 3.0 preferred or significant academic progress, hardship, fin need, comm svc, ldrshp. 5-$1,000; 7-$500 awards.
University of Maryland NAACP Chapter Scholarship April  senior, residing in MD, minority, citizenship not required.  One $800 award.
 MAHPERD Scholarship   May  senior, MD res, plans to enroll in teacher educ program in dance, health, P.E. or recreation in college; unw GPA >=2.5, leadership, extracurricular activities, comm svc.
SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes      monthly beginning Oct 30 - May 14 senior, 30 winners chosen at random, no GPA or financial need requirement, $500 scholarship, students can enter online once during each entry period
Student-View Scholarship April            senior, 15-20 minute application survey about colleges; one $4000; 2 $1000; 10 $500 scholarships awarded randomly
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity - Rudolph Snowden Schlrp   May 1 Montg. Cty H.S. grad; 3.0+GPA, leadership, preference to black males attending HBCU, acceptance to any 4-yr college, rec ltrs, essay, $1,000-5,000 
 Pan Hellenic Council of Montg County Theresa Suggs/Roy Lyons Scholarship April  MCPS H.S. senior, accepted to HBCU, min unwgtd GPA 2.5, essay, 2 rec ltrs, transcript, SAT/ACT scores, fin need & essays.  
Izaak Walton League Scholarship    May  seniors, Montg Cty resident, study conservation or environmental studies in college; five $2,000 schlrps
Hillman Entrepreneurs Program Scholarship at Montgomery College  May  completed 30 cr at MC, will pursue bachelor's degree, interested in entrepreneurship, earn AA degree at MC and transfer to UMCP in this program, leadership skills, internship opps, individual advising; schlrp
Montgomery College Academic Potential Scholarship  May 1, 2019 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 
 Brandon Carrington Lee Visual Arts Scholarship (Blake HS art students)  May  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 in room E269 for details.
Jewish Social Service Agency May  seniors, 8 - $6,000 schlrps for Montg Cty H.S. grads (JSSA Educational Scholarship Fund -do not have to be Jewish); financial need rather than academic merit; (except Gibson award - volunteerism in Jewish community); one application form for all awards; apps in Career Center and on website under "Find a Service."
Blake Stage Company Booster Association Scholarship   May  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.  See Ms. Wagner for app and info.
 Association of Vietnamese Americans    May   seniors, collegebound Vietnamese student in DC metro area, fin need, min GPA 3.3, leadership, comm svc, 2 rec ltrs $1,000; Apps in Career Center.Awards picnic attendance required.  301-588-6862  
Bowie State University Alumni Association May 15, 2019 senior who will attend Bowie State Univ in Fall, min GPA 2.5 recommended, extra curricular activities, essay. Appl in the Career Ctr.
Kappa Community Development Foundation May  Afr Amer male senior w/ high moral character attending selected high schools in Montg Cty (Blake incld); min GPA 2.5, accepted to college, 3 recs, comm svc; essays, will attend 4yr college.  kappacommunityinc@gmail.com
Health Information Technology Professional Advisory Group (HITPAG) - US Public Health Service (USPHS) Scholarship May  senior, will major in STEM field; min GPA 2.5+; will attend college or technical school in fall; must participate or volunteer in STEM activities.  Scholarship includes monetary award, mentorship and possibly externship or internship.  Apps in Career Center.
National Org of Professional Hispanic Natural Resources Conservation Schlrp  May  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. ($1,000 ea)
HBCU Alliance Scholarship May  senior, $1,000 scholarship competition for students who have been accepted & plan to attend one of the participating HBCU colleges.
MD Assn of Private Colleges and Career Schools Scholarship (MAPCCS)      May  senior, attending specific career/trade schools upon graduation, transcript, 2 rec ltrs, essay on why you chose this career; 410-282-4012
Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarship May  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, fin need; $2,000 award, lorna@nhcmedia.com
Triple Impact Scholarship May     junior, athlete for high school team; personal mastery, leadership, honoring the game; at least 62 awards $1000-2000. Questions? ticscholarship@positivecoach.org
Alpha Pi Chi National Sorority Scholarship Kappa Gamma Chapter June  senior, female, African-American, 2.5+ cum GPA, service, 2 letters (one from comm. service and one from teacher/counselor, 300 word essay on career goals.  Two $1000 awards.  Apps in Career Center.
WSSC Commissioners' Engineering Scholarship June  senior or college student, MoCo or PG county resident, perm res, $1,000/4yrs, enrolled in f/t engineering degree program in college, 2 rec ltrs, essay reqd.
 Abbott & Fenner Scholarship/Essay Contest June  Gr 11-12, age 16-30, 500-1,000 word essay contest: educational career & life goals, $1,000
POSSE Foundation Scholarship (DC metro area) June  10 full tuition (4 yr) schlrps to each of these colleges: Bucknell, Lafayette, Univ. of Wisconsin, Univ of Rochester or Sewanee: University of the South; strong leadership, teamwork, communication skills & academic promise (10 rising seniors must be nominated by H.S.)
Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship Fund   June  seniors of Ethiopian heritage, will attend 2 or 4 yr college, legal resident in DC metro area (incldg Montg Cty), transcript, essay, comm svc, character, ability to succeed; interview; $1,000/yr/renewable. 
 Big Sun Scholarship (athletic award) June  seniors who are athletes, regardless of sport; essay required; $500
  Zip Recruiter Scholarship June 30, 2018
and Dec 31
Age 18 or older; 500-800 word essay on "Describe a job you previously held - or hold AND Describe your ideal post-graduate job." Two drawings on 6/30 and 12/31 for $3000.
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship          Aug 31, 2018   senior, nursing major including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs; academic excellence, particularly in science and math; passion for nursing; one $1000 award
Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation Video Contest  July 1, 2018 Teens submit a short video about why they think the patent system is important.  $5,000 prizes for each age group: 13-15, 16-18, 19 and over.
 Herb Block Scholarship July 7,2018
(fall semester), & Nov 10 (spring semester)
full or part-time community college-bound seniors (MC, PGCC, NOVA & UDC), US citz/perm res, fin need; up to $8,000/yr (renewable, max $16,000); A, B & C grade level students; comm svc, leadership, 2 rec ltrs, work exp, etc. Application is online.
Montgomery College Foundation Scholarship   July 31, 2018 senior will attend MC (min. 6 cr hrs), preferably >=3.0 GPA but will consider 2.5+ and some fin need, ideally citizen or perm resident, essay.  Must complete FAFSA. Online application; use MY MC username & password when applying.  One app to be considered for hundreds of  schlrps; $250 - 2500 awards
DCAcar Essay Contest      Nov 30, 2018 senior or college student, good academics; essay on "Airports of the Future;"  send essays to:  scholarship@dcacar.com
 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 graduating H.S.seniors attending 47 mbr HBCUs; must be accepted at  participating college; contact schlrp coordinator at HBCU. (some schlrps for college students)
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
Scholarships.com Essay Contest N/A H.S. seniors - $10,000 essay contest; visit www.scholarships.com & enter
 University Tutors Essay Contest  every month  minimum 16 yrs old, monthly essay contest, min 300+ words, essay prompt available on UT website, first prize = $1,000; no requirement to purchase services from University Tutor 
 Varsity Tutors Essay Contest       every month  monthly essay contest; award $200; different essay prompt monthly

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