Scholarships
Saturday, 12 January 2022

The following scholarships have been received in the College/Career Center. They are listed by earliest deadline and are for seniors unless otherwise specified.

  • Tom Joyner Foundation will award one scholarship to a senior entering a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in the fall or 2008. This is a full-ride for a senior who has attained a 3.5 GPA and a reading/math SAT of 1300. Community service, extracurricular activities, leadership are all taken into consideration. Deadline to apply is January 18, 2008.

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities offers four different scholarships. Seniors who are eligible to attend a two or four-year college may only apply for one scholarship program. RMHS/ASIA: At least one parent of Asian-Pacific heritage; RMHC/Future Achievers: At least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean heritage; RMHC/HACER: At least one parent of Hispanic heritage; RMHC/Scholars: All eligible to apply. Information is available at www.rmhc.org or call 1 866-851-3994 for applications. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2008.

  • Monsanto Company provides scholarships through its Commitment to Agriculture Scholarship Program. Seniors must plan to pursue a career in an agriculture-related field. Applications may be accessed online at www.monsanto.com or www.ffa.com. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2008.

  • The University of Maryland announces dance scholarships for gifted and talented dance majors. Information is available at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it Deadline for application is February 17, 2008.

  • NAACP will award five $1,000 scholarships to Montgomery County seniors. Eligible students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, participate in extracurricular activities as well as in church and/or community activities. Deadline to submit application is February 21, 2008.

  • National Association of Women Business Owners is awarding two $1,000 scholarships to female high school seniors who have demonstrated entrepreneurial talents. To be qualified you must be planning to attend college and have taken the SAT. Deadline: February 29, 2008.

  • Guaranteed Access Grant is available for seniors who are Maryland residents to attend a school in Maryland full-time. Seniors must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA and meet the family income limits. For example, for a family of four, total family income may not exceed $26,845. Deadline to apply is March 1.

  • Ira Dorsey Scholarship Fund awards a $1,000 scholarship to an graduating senior who lives in the DC Metro area and has a minimum of a 2.5 GPA and plans to attend a four-year college. An essay is required as well as recommendations. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 7, 2022

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will once again award scholarships to Montgomery County students who are not only academically talented but who symbolize the fraternity’s precept of “servants to all.” Essays required and the deadline for complete applications is April 3, 2008.

  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships to children of Marines. You must be a graduating senior and your 2007 family income must be $77,000 a year or less. Call 1 800-292-7777 or go online at www.mcsf.org for additional information. Deadline to apply is March 3, 2008.

  • The Federal Water Quality Association has three/four $1,500 to $2,000 scholarships to award to encourage students to prepare for careers in environmental protection by supporting studies leading to a bachelor’s degree in applicable sciences of engineering. Students must be attending a four-year college, have SAT/ACT scores, show commitment to the environment and complete an essay. Deadline: Application must be received by April 21, 2008.

  • FAFSA REMINDER: You may go online to www.fafsa.ed.gov to file for financial aid. This is a priority and you may estimate income until you know the actual amounts.
 
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