The Lee Jacobs Memorial Scholarship Program:
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: April 30.
The scholarship is awarded each year to a St. Vincent Pallotti graduating senior to assist in continuing their education. The award recipient is recognized for his/her average or above academic record (Minimum GPA 2.75) with greater emphasis placed on those characteristics which Lee possessed: independence, a spirit of adventure, a willingness to try new things that would enhance learning, involvement in all aspects of school, church and community, and above all a genuine and unconditional love of family.
An applicant must be a student at St Vincent Pallotti High School who has applied for admission to an accredited college, university or junior college with a stated intent to pursue a career as a teacher or media specialist in an elementary or high school. The recipient should be a well rounded student with a minimum GPA of 2.75 who plays an active role in his/her church, community and family and most importantly demonstrates a willingness to try new things. Applications are available in College Counseling Office.
AES Engineers Scholarship – Award $500 Application Deadline: October 4,2013. Scholarship will be awarded on basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Eligible students must answer one of the essay questions found at site. Visit website for essay questions.
African American Students Scholarship Sites: Blackexcel
Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation -
Applicants must be graduating from a high school in Washington, DC metropolitan Area (VA, MD, DC), US Citizen, Admitted to and committed to attend a four-year institution, Demonstrated commitment to community service, Maintained a solid academic record with a 2.75 or above gpa Combined SAT scores (critical reading, math, writing) of 1400 or above/or Composite ACT of 19 or above, exhibit financial need. Award Amount: $5,000 annually – renewable for 4 years. Other smaller awards also may be available. Application deadline: April 12, 2013. Application available at www.alfredstreet.org All applications must be submitted online.
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarships typically range from $2500 to $20,000. To submit an application visit www.horatioalger.org/scholarships. Application deadline is October 25.
American Legion Post 60/Samsung Scholarship: www.legion.org Laurel Post will sponsor two boys to Boys State Program this summer
American Legion Need a Lift? Program: offers scholarship and financial aid information visit www.legion.org/needalift
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Scholarship Program. Scholarships provided to qualified students pursuing degrees in the C4I-related fields of engineering (electrical, computer, chemical, aerospace or systems): electronics; mathematics; computer science; physics; science education; mathematics education; technology management; or management information systems. Biology and Bio-Medical Engineering degrees do not qualify for the AFCEA DC Scholarship Program.
Completed application must be postmarked by April 12, 2013. Application available online at http://www.afceadc.org/scholarships or from Mrs. Marton.
AXA Achievement Scholarship has over $1.3 million available. Visit www.axa-achievement.com to learn more. Apply by December 1 for the Achievement Scholarship and by February 1 for the Community Scholarship. Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted
BBG Communications Scholarship - $1000 – 1 Award, Deadline: June 30, 2013. Eligible Students must be between ages of 16 and 21 on June 30, 2013, submit answers to two essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to deadline. Have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. Application at: http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
B Davis Scholarship: AWARD VALUE: $1,000: This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution. There is no age restriction Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are. Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time. Deadline: May 27, 2013.
Application Procedure: Write an essay: “Discuss, in less than 1,000 words, what you consider to be the most important issue society has to deal with in the next 10 to 20 years. Why do you think this issue is so important? Your submissions must be sent by email to email@example.com
Best Buy Scholarship rewards students for all their work inside and outside the classroom. Students need solid grades and volunteer or work experience. 1,100 scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded- To apply visit http://www.pr.bby.com Application deadline is February 15, 2013.
.Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition: Earn a four-year, full tuition scholarship to BU. Deadline December 1, 2012. For information: bu.edu/admissions/trustee
City of Bowie Arts Committee Scholarship - 1 or more awards totaling $1,000. Applicants must have been accepted at an accredited post secondary or specialized school and have declared an intent to major in a Visual or Performing Arts subject. Student must live within the Bowie city limits, and have a GPA of 3.0 or better. Applications must be received no later than March 18. Applications available from Mrs. Marton
City of Bowie Excellence in Education Scholarship- Student must be nominated by High School Principal and live within the city limits of Bowie, and have a 3.5 unweighted gpa. See Mrs. Marton if you would like to be nominated. Nominations due by March 18.
Brock Hall Estates Ladies Club is offering a scholarship of $400. Eligible students must be graduating from a Prince George's county School, demonstrate strong academic achievement, demonstrate enrollment in college, provide an essay completing the following statement: "College is important to me because.." Packets must be received no later than April 15. Applications are available in Mrs. Marton's office. DMcWillUSDA@gmail.com 202-280-8379
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program – application deadline is February 28. Program recognizes and supports those who put forth the effort and find success both in and out of the classroom, yet are unable to attend college without financial assistance. For those who plant to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design, or business, with an interest in the automotive industry. www.buickachievers.com
College of Mount Saint Vincent Seton Service & Leadership Scholarship - offers room and board to students who have an outstanding academic profile and have demonstrated community service and leadership skills. To be eligible students must apply to the college and fill out the separate scholarship application and submit to: admissions.office@mountsaintvincent,.edu
College of Notre Dame - Clare & Robert Moore Scholarship Fund - For English and/or Drama Majors offers a yearly $1,000 scholarship. For information click here .
The Herb BLOCK Scholarship- For needy students pursuing an AA Degree or vocational certificate at Montgomery Community College, Prince George's Community College, Northern VA Community College or University of the District of Columbia (two-year program only). Scholarships valued up to $8,000 per academic year. For information and application click here . Applications and financial forms must be received no later than July 7th for fall semester, November 10 for spring semester.
B’nai Brith International Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge: Write and illustrate a children’s Book and win a $5,000 College Scholarship. Open to students in grades 9 through 12 within the Washington, DC, Montgomery County and Prince George’s County. Entries shall be submitted to: B’nai Brith International, 3397 Barham Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90068 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org All entries must include a cover letter with name and contact information of the author(s), name of school and teacher, and a brief biographical note. For more detailed information visit the B’Nai B’Brith website at www.bnaibrith.org/diverseminds Phone: 888-838-2499
Central Scholarship: One million dollars in awards are available across more than forty unique scholarship programs. Awards range from $1500 to $10,000. Apply by April 1st to be considered for multiple scholarship awards. Website: https://www.scholarselect.com/matching/41/start_page email: Students@central-scholarship.org Student Hotline: 1-855-276-0239
Co-Op Education & Scholarships: WACE-Advancing Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education in partnership with: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Kettering University, University of Toledo, Johnson & Wales University, University of Cincinnati, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts Lowell State University of New York Oswego, Wentworth Institute of Technology will award 200 merit scholarships. Competition Guidelines: 3.5 or better GPA, complete all required admissions applications material and be accepted for the 2013-2014 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed. For a scholarship application or to complete your application online, please visit www.waceinc.org
Danforth Scholars Program at Washington University in St. Louis – Candidates must have exhibited a capacity for service and leadership, as well as academic excellence. Students must be nominated for this scholarship. Interested students should see College Counselors to be nominated. For more information contact Danforth Scholars Committee at 310-935-6000 Email: email@example.com To be considered student must return the application, short answers, essay, and transcript to the committee by January 15, 2013
Davidson Fellows Scholarships - $50,000 – 20 awards – Deadline: Feb. 6, 2013, Eligible students must be 18 or younger as of Sept. 29, 2013. Be US citizen, or a Permanent Resident, have completed a significant piece of work in one of the submission categories, Be able to demonstrate the work is his or her own creation. Applications can be found at http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php
University of Dayton: “What’s your Point?” Scholarship Competition: www.udayton.edu/apply Post a video on Facebook about your future: What’s your plan” How will you make your mark? What are you going to do, or where will your map take you? Do that and the University of Dayton could help you on your way with $40,000 in scholarships.
Drew University Scholarships:
-Presidential Scholarship in the Arts for demonstrated talent in art, music, creative writing or theater
-Civic Engagement Scholarships for leadership in community service projects
-RISE Science Scholarships for students who have excelled academically and plan to major in biochemistry and molecular biology, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental studies and sustainability, mathematics, neuroscience or physics.
Award Amount: $20,000 ($5,000 per year for four years). Application deadline: February 1. To learn more or apply for one of these awards visit school website
Fastweb: free scholarship search, college search engine, and financial aid information www.fastweb.com
Fairleigh Dickinson University Metopolitan Scholar Awards: Full tuition Scholarships. Students who meet the following criteria will automatically qualify for this award: SAT composite score of 1300 or above (Math and Critical Reading only); or ACT score of 29 or above. GPA of 3.5 or above, Rank in the top 10% of your class, Enroll as a first-time residential freshman at FDU's Metropolitian Campus. Deadline is January 15.
Fireside Catholic Publishing Essay Scholarship will award 5 $1,000 cash awards for writing a 750-word essay on how their religious education is influencing their lives. Only one student per school may participate. Interested students should see Mrs. Marton by October 31. Essay and all materials are due December 18. 800-676-3264 x114 http://www.firesidecatholic.com/essay.htm email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Attrus C. Fleming Music Scholarship Fund: Classical Piano only. High School juniors and seniors are eligible to complete. Eligible students must be planning to study music. Prize is $3,000 scholarship. Deadline is March 8, 2013. Information is available in Mrs. Marton’s office. Check website: www.flemingmusicscholarship.org or email email@example.com
Frostburg State University Music Scholarship Audition Day: Thursday, march 7, 2013. Applications and all supporting materials are due by Friday, March 1, at 5 pm. Application information is available at www.frostburg.edu/dept/music Students must be declared majors in music.
Gilbraitti Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: March 1, 2013. Eligibility: Must be between ages of 16 and 20, Must be attending a college or university in the fall of 2013. Must complete the application form, including the essay prior to the deadline. Applications can be found at: http://www.mortgagebrokerslangley.ca/
Hispanic or Latino Students: Hispanic Scholarship Fund , Latino College Dollars
Junior Achievement Essay Competition: Deadline - October 31. Students must write a 1,000-1,500 word essay on the topic "How can young entrepreneurs and the local governments of DC,Maryland, and Virginia work together to empower the next generation to improve the quality of life for citizens of Greater Washington?" Students are able to submit their essays to Junior Achievement online at www.myJA.org/students/essay/ See Mrs. Marton for copy of rules.
Junior Achievement Essay Competition: This competition is open to students in grades 9-12 in the Greater Washington Area from August 22-October 31, 2012. Students are asked to write an essay on the topic " How can the country readily and realistically tackle growing income disparity?" Information in College Counseling office or visit website .
Maryland House of Delegate Scholarships - Maryland's Delegates offer scholarships to graduating seniors within their districts attending a college or university in Maryland. The application process begins in January and closes in March. Click here to find out who your delegate is. Call their office requesting an application. Minimum award is $200
Maryland Senatorial Scholarship: Students may apply by completing and filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March. Students should also contact their State senator for additional application procedures. Senators’ contact information can be found at http://www.mlis.state.md.us or by calling 1-800-492-7122. Minimum award is $400. Award may be used at an out-of-state institution if the student’s major is not available in Maryland. We have the paperwork for State Senator Victor Ramirez in the college counseling office.
Kids Chance of Maryland Inc. offers scholarships to children who have had a parent catastrophically injured or killed in an employment-related accident in Maryland. Students must be between the ages of 16 and 25. http://kidschance-md.org
Maryland Senatorial Scholarship - Students may apply by completing and filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March . Students should also contact their State senator for additional application procedures. To find Senators’ contact information click here or call 1-800-492-7122. Minimum award is $400. Award may be used at an out-of-state institution if the student’s major is not available in Maryland.
University of Maryland Baltimore County Scholars Programs: Students must be nominated by November 15. Visit College Counseling Office for information on nominating process.
CWIT Scholars Program (Center for Women in Technology) supports high-achieving undergraduates, both men and women, who plan to major in computer science, computer engineering, information systems, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or another IT-related field.
The Humanities Scholars Program seeks talented students who intend to pursue degrees in English, history, philosophy, ancient studies, classical or modern languages, linguistics, cultural anthropology, gender and women’s studies, media and communication studies, or American or Africana, or Asian studies.
The Linehan Artist Scholars Program brings together talented students from the visual and performing arts disciplines, theatre, music, dance, and visual arts
The Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program supports students who are interested in developing a fundamental understanding of public policy and pursuing careers in public policy, government service, or the non-profit sector
Sherman Teacher Education Scholars Program seeks students interested in the teaching profession and in STEM areas of study (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)
Meyerhoff Scholars Program supports students who plant to pursue doctoral study in the sciences or engineering and who are interested in the advancemnt of minorities in those fields. To be eligible for the program, students must have at least a "B" average in college-preparatory mathematics and science courses, outstanding SAT scores, a genuine interest in science, a desire to pursue a terminal degree (Ph,.D, or MD/Ph.D) in a STEM discipline, and an interest in the advancement of underrepresented students in the STEM fields. Visit website for more details.
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund: More than 2,000 scholarships awarded annually to students attending 47 member Historically Black member colleges. For information click here
McDonald’s Educates: Deadline is March 22, 2013. Apply online at www.McdonaldsEducates.com
Moody’s Mega Math Challenge is an Internet-based applied math competition that awards scholarship prizes ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to teams of high school juniors and seniors. There are no registration or participation fees, just cash prizes. Visit http://www.m3challenge.siam.org for information about the Challenge, including registration forms and guidelines, sample problems and archives of previous contests. Register by Feb. 22, 2013
The National Center for Women in Technology Award for Aspirations in Computing recognizes young women at the high school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Visit http://www.aspirationsaward.org for detailed information and instructions.
New College of Florida is offering a limited number of $15,000 per year scholarships to highly qualified out of state students. To be eligible for this one-time only offer, students must complete their application to New College by no later than February 13, 2103. Special consideration will be given to students who apply by the Nov. 1 priority deadline.
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation have scholarships for seniors who operate their own small business. Visit www.NFIB.com/YEA for more information and to apply online between October 1 and December 17, 2012
Notre Dame of Maryland University Clare and Robert Moore Scholarship Fund awards a yearly $1,000 scholarship in an incoming first-year student or to a current student who is planning to major in English and/or Drama. The scholarship can be applied to tuition, books, or educational fees. For an online application visit the scholarship website . Applications are due by April 5. Send questions to scholarship Committee via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Odenza Marketing Group Award - $500 – 1 Award, Deadline: March 30, 2013. Eligible students must be between ages of 16 and 25 on March 30, 2013, Have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at time of award, Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Applications can be found at: http://www.odenzascholarships.com/
Princeton Prize in Race Relations – In order to recognize, support, and encourage the young people of our country who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the cause of positive race relations, Princeton University annually sponsors an annual awards program for high school students – The Princeton Prize in Race Relations. Applications postmarked by January 31 will be eligible for prizes-including cash awards up to $1,000 for particularly noteworthy work. If you are a high school student involved in an activity that is helping to improve race relations in your school or community, they want to hear from you. Please visit http://www.princeton.edu/pprize or call 1-800-742-1036
Roanoke College Scholars Program offers $180,000 over four years. Scholarship deadlines: October 15 for November competitions and January 9 for February competitions. To apply visit website
Robertson Scholars Program at Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill awards 36 full scholarships a year – 18 at Duke and 18 and Chapel Hill. If you’re interested in becoming a Robertson Scholar visit http://tinyurl.com/rslpmailinglist to receive materials about the program. To learn more about the program visit www.robertsonscholars.org
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Applications will be accepted beginning Feb. 15, 2013. Each new JRF Scholar receives $24,000 over four years to attend a four year accredited college. Eligible students must be a graduating, minority high school senior, plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the U.S., show leadership potential, demonstrate dedication to community service, present evidence of financial need, be a U.S. citizen, have a minimum SAT score of 1000 in Critical Reading and Math. Contact email@example.com for more information. Website: http://www.JackieRobinson.org/apply/instruction.php
Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Program: Asia Scholarship Program-Asia Students Increasing Achievement; African American Future Achievers; HACER-Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources; Scholars Program. Program open to seniors planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational/technical school. Students may apply for only one program. Applications must be postmarked no later than December 20, 2012. Visit www.rmhc.org for more information. Or apply at https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC
Saint Francis University Franciscan Award - $2,000 awarded annually to all Catholic high school graduates for a total of $8,000. Students must complete the application process, supply an official high school transcript from a Catholic sponsored secondary school and be accepted to Saint Francis University to receive the award,. For more information contact the Office of Admissions toll free at 1-866-DIAL-SFU or visit website.
Saint Joseph’s University John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and mathematics offers four year, full and partial tuition scholarships for women, intensive faculty and peer mentoring, summer research, internships, and professional development. Students must be accepted as full time student and complete the scholarship application, including an essay, resume and letter of recommendation by February 1. Visit website: www.sju.edu/mcnultyscholars email questions to McNultyScholars@sju.edu
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Charter Award: Grant to help students in financial need. Students must be nominated by counselor. Eligible students must meet most or all of these criteria: Applying for full-time admission to St. Mary’s, Have economic and social circumstances that make college attendance particularly challenging, will be a first generation in the family to attend college, has limited financial resources (typically Pell Grant eligible), attend a high school in MD, or DC with a large population of low-income students. Eligible students should see Mrs. Marton to be nominated before February 1.
Saint Michael’s College Edmundite Scholarship worth $20,000 over four years will be awarded to a student who graduates from a Catholic high school and is admitted to Saint Michael’s College. The admission application and nomination form must be received by February 1, 2013 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
StudentScholarships.org has many scholarships in their database. Some Current Examples:
*Gilbraitti Scholarship - $500 - Deadline: March 30
*Youth Volunteer Scholarship - $500- Deadline April 15
*Healthy choices Scholarship - $500- Deadline April 30
*Scholarship by Design-$500- Deadline May 1
*Caretenders Scholarship Program-$500- Deadline May 31
*LM Scholarship Program- $1,000 – Deadline: May 31
The George E. Sonnefeld Foundation Inc. Scholarship Fund- Awarded to at least one Baltimore area high school senior who plays golf. The amount of $2,500 will be paid to the recipient’s college to help defray costs for the next academic year. Student must have an established handicap and live in the greater Baltimore area. Applications must be postmarked by March 15. Applications available from Mrs. Marton.
StudentScholarships.org – Has many scholarships listed.
SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes: $1000 Scholarship for students, Free to enter and eligibility not based on GPA or financial need. Enter online at offtocollee.info beginning Sept. 14, 2012. one winner will be chosen every two weeks from October 26, 2012 through May 10, 2013
Ten Words or Less Scholarship: $500- 1 Award, Deadline: April 1, 2013. To be eligible for the Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship a student must be between ages of 14 an 25 and attending school in fall of 2013, Answer the question on sponsor’s website in 10 words or less. Applications at: http://www.facebook.com/myscholarships
United States JCI Foundation Scholarship Application open to graduating high school seniors from state of Maryland. Awards of $1,000 for college tuition. Application Deadline is December 1, 2012 Information and downloadable form at www.mdjcisenate.org under the MD JCI Senate Foundation tab
Villanova University Academic Scholarships:
The Presidential Scholarship Program: Student must be nominated by their high school, and complete an application for admission prior to December 1. Eligible students should have a 4.0+ GPA and a combined SAT Score of 1450/1600 on SAT.
The Villanova Scholarship is awarded on the basis of exemplary academic achievement and accomplishments outside the classroom. Eligible students must be in top 5% of their graduating class or have a minimum gpa of 3.5. Minimum SAT score of 1380/1600.
Virginia Military Institute Scholarship Program: Institute: Institute Scholars can receive awards from $5000 up to and including full tuition and fees per year. Eligibility: Candidate must meet or exceed the following: Combined SAT: 1300 or ACT 29, High school GPA 3.7, High school rank: top 10%. Award is renewable. Superintendent’s Scholars: receive awards up to $5000 per academic year. Eligibility: Candidate must meet or exceed the following: Combined SAT: 1250 or ACT 28, High school GPA: 3.5, High school class rank: top 10%
Washington College -$40,000 Scholarships for NHS & CLS Members. All admitted applicants who are inducted into NHS or CLS prior to March 1 of their senior year are guaranteed a tuition scholarship of no less than $10,000 annually for four years.
Washington Regional Transplant Community - Done Vida Scholarship available to Latino high school seniors. WRTC is asking students to submit a video no longer than 2 minutes in length exploring and debunking on or more myths that surround organ, eye and tissue donation. Award is $6,000.
The Leslie Ebert Legacy of Life Scholarship will award $14,000 to students whose persuasive essays on “Organ & Tissue Donation: Persuade Someone to Give the Gift of a Lifetime.” Application information is available from Mrs. Marton