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  • Al Sanders Foundation for Music Studies Scholarship
    $3,500
    March 1
    Sponsor: Baltimore Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from a public high school in Baltimore City or County. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2 East Read Street
    9th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • Anthony T. Olive Scholarship
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted as a full-time student at a college or university. Students must submit a completed scholarship application and an official high school transcript. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Artemis Scholarship
    $500
    March 1
    Sponsor: Baltimore Community Foundation

    Eligibility: A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Applicant must plan on attending either a two or four year educational institution. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2 East Read Street
    9th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • Arthur W. Elder II Scholarship
    $1,250
    March 1
    Sponsor: Baltimore Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have maintained a C grade average and have participated in high school sports or other extracurricular activities. Preference is given to graduating seniors from Heritage High School. Students must intend on enrolling at a four year college.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2 East Read Street
    9th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • Captain Adam Mooney Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate satisfactory grades and financial need. Students must submit their parent or guardian's most recent tax return and write a 250-word essay on what they hope to study and why, and how they hope to make a positive impact on society.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    September 10
    Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a landscaping or horticultural program at a two- or four-year accredited institution and be residents of Maryland, Virginia or West Virginia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    525 9th Street NW
    Suite 800
    Washington, DC 20004

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  • Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 25
    Sponsor: Asian Pacific Community Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors residing in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas or Washington who are enrolling as first-year students in an accredited four-year college in one of the listed states of residency. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have a household income that falls at or below the low-income level. There is no ethnicity requirement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1145 Wilshire Boulevard
    Suite 105
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

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  • Charles R. Ward Scholarship
    $5,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Baltimore Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have participated in the Building STEPS Program during their junior and senior years and must rank in the top 15 percent of their graduating class. Students must intend on enrolling at a four-year college or earning an AA degree at a Maryland community college and transferring to a four-year college. Selection is based on demonstration of leadership ability, community service and extracurricular involvement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2 East Read Street
    9th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • Charles W. Riley Fire and Emergency Medical Services Scholarship Program
    At least 1/2 tuition and fees
    July 1
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants must be active firefighters, ambulance or rescue squad members living and serving in the state of Maryland. Students must attend a Maryland college majoring in fire service technology or emergency medical technology. They must continue to serve throughout college and for one year after graduating.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Delegate Scholarship
    Up to $19,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of the state of Maryland and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). They must show financial need if the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OFSA) makes the award for the applicant's delegate. Applicants must be or must plan to be degree-seeking students at a Maryland institution. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Contact delegate's office for specific application forms. The Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) can provide a list of all state legislators. An application form and supporting documents are required.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Donald Bartlett/Goldsboro VFD Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need, community involvement and good grades. Students must submit two letters of recommendation, a letter of acceptance from a college or university and an essay detailing their personal values and goals.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Donald Lee Schul Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    $500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must turn in a 250-300 word essay on why they wrestle and what wrestling has done for them personally. Applicants must also submit two letters of recommendation and an official high school transcript.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Dr. Alfred & Ruth Beattie Healthcare Careers Scholarship
    $2,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Students must submit a letter of recommendation written by an instructor in their field of study, an essay detailing why they want to pursue a medical career and proof of enrollment at a college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Dr. Joseph Z. Badros Scholarship
    $2,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must provide a letter of acceptance from a college or university, a letter of recommendation and an official high school transcript. Students must write a 500-word essay describing their relationship with God; what they value; what they plan to study and why; and what kind of person they want to become.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Duane V. Perdue Memorial Scholarship
    $500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Students must be residents of rural Eastern Wicomico County but not exclusive to Parsonsburg, Pittsville, Powellville, Willards or Melson. Students may be interviewed by the selection committee.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Educational Training Voucher Programs for Foster Youth
    $5,000
    January 1
    Sponsor: Foster Care to Success

    Eligibility: Applicants must have been in foster care for their 18th birthday and have aged out at that time, been adopted from foster care with the adoption finalized after their 16th birthday, or have their foster care case closed between the ages of 18 and 21. Students must be residents of Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio or the District of Columbia. Students must be a U.S. citizen with assets worth less than $10,000. Applicants must be at least 17 but younger than 21 to apply for the first time. Students must have been accepted into a degree, certificate or other accredited program at a college, university, technical or vocational school.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    21351 Gentry Drive
    Suite 130
    Sterling, VA 20166

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  • Edward A. Plank, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    $2,000
    March 31
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from any Somerset County School. A GPA of 3.0 is also required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Elizabeth Brittingham Pusey Scholarship
    $1,500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Students must be in the top 10 percent of their class. Applicants must submit an acceptance letter from a college or university and an official high school transcript. Students must demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Evelyn Blose Holman Scholarship
    $500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be accepted as full-time students. Students must submit an official high school transcript, a letter of acceptance from a college or university and a letter of recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Federalsburg Rotary Club Scholarship
    $500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need, community involvement and extracurricular activity participation. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicants must submit a letter acceptance from a college or university and an official high school transcript.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Gary Wagner, K3OMI Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 31
    Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have an amateur radio license of Novice Class or higher. Students may be pursuing a bachelor's degree in any field of engineering. They must be residents of one of the following states: North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland or Tennessee. Preference will be given to students with financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111-1494

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  • Graduate and Professional Scholarship Program
    $1,000-$5,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and legal residents of the state of Maryland. They must be degree-seeking graduate or professional students in nursing, veterinary medicine, law, social work, medicine, dentistry or pharmacology. They must be enrolled at one of the following schools: University of Maryland; Baltimore (UMB) Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Pharmacy or Social Work; University of Baltimore School of Law; The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine or an eligible Maryland institution that grants a graduate degree in nursing, social work or pharmacology (first professional degree only). Selection is based on financial need.

    How to apply: Application is made by completing the FAFSA and contacting the school's financial aid office.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Green Hill Yacht & Country Club Scholarship Fund
    $1,000
    April 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must submit an official high school transcript, two letters of recommendation and a 200-word essay on why they are applying for the scholarship and what their future education plans are. Students may be interviewed by the selection committee.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Hancock Family Snow Hill High School Scholarship
    $2,000
    April 21
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate good moral character and financial need. Students must have no arrests. A nonsmoker is preferred. Applicants must submit their employment history and a list of their extracurricular and community activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Harry Z. Isaacs Scholarship
    $2,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Baltimore Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must plan on attending a four year college. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Preference is given to students with a parent or guardian employed by I.C. Isaacs & Company. Students must submit an essay outlining their academic and professional goals.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2 East Read Street
    9th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • Herb and Anne Fincher Memorial Scholarship
    $1,500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate good character and participation in extracurricular or community activities. Students must submit a letter of acceptance from a college or university, two letters of recommendation and an essay on what they would do if they saw an honor code violation, such as cheating, in school by another student.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Howard County PFLAG Academic Scholarship
    $2,000
    April 11
    Sponsor: PFLAG Columbia-Howard County, Maryland

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Maryland residents who are attending or plan to attend an institution of higher learning during the upcoming academic year. They must not be receiving a scholarship or other assistance that pays their tuition in full. Prior Howard County PFLAG scholarship recipients may not apply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, questionnaire, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

    Attention: Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 1479
    Columbia, MD 21044

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  • Howard P. Rawlings Educational Assistance (EA) Grant
    $400-$3,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants (and their parents, if applicants are dependents) must be residents of the state of Maryland. They must be high school seniors or undergraduate students and must be or plan to become full-time, degree-seeking students. They must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on financial need.

    How to apply: To apply, applicants must fill out and submit the FAFSA.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Howard P. Rawlings Guaranteed Access (GA) Grant
    Up to $18,400
    March 1
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants and their parents must both be legal residents of the state of Maryland. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Guaranteed Access (GA) Grant application. Applicants and families must also meet the established income limits to qualify.

    How to apply: Complete the FAFSA.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Irene Culver Collins & Louis Franklin Collins Scholarship
    $5,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must have completed a minimum of three Advanced Placement social studies courses and two additional AP courses at Parkside High School. Students must submit an official high school transcript with their AP test scores, a resume and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must turn in an essay answering the question: "If you could meet and talk with a 19th century historic figure, who would it be and why?"

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Jack F. Tolbert Memorial Student Grant Program
    Up to $500
    Rolling
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Students and their parents if they are dependents must be residents of Maryland. Applicants must also enroll at an approved private career school in the state for at least 18 hours per week.

    How to apply: Students apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and turning it in to the financial aid office of the career school they will attend.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • James and Mary Dawson and Donald Malcolm MacArthur Scholarship
    $7,500
    April 30
    Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in their third or fourth year at a U.S. or Scottish institution or be a full-time graduate student. Students must be of Scottish birth or decent or U.S. citizens who maintain permanent residence in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania or Virginia. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need and overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 9171
    1443 Laurel Hill Road
    Alexandria, VA 22304

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  • Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program
    Up to $10,000
    October 1
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants must live in Maryland, and they must be employed full-time by Maryland state or local government or nonprofit organizations that serve low income or underprivileged people. They must have a degree from a Maryland college or from any law school, or certification from the Maryland State Department of Education. Priority is given to individuals who have graduated in the past three years. Applicants must also have college loans on which they have not defaulted, and each person's annual gross salary must be under $60,000. Applicants must work in one of the following positions: lawyers, teachers, nurses, nurse faculty members, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, speech pathologists or physician assistants.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Jeffrey Morris Smith Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be accepted to an accredited college or university. Students must participate in civic and church activities. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
    $500-$5,000
    February 5
    Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 40
    Abbeville, AL 36310

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  • John and Hannah Handy Scholarship
    $2,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate personal integrity, intelligence and motivation to succeed at school. Students must be active in school activities including but not limited to sports, music and art. Applicants must have satisfactory grades and submit a letter of acceptance to a college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • John H. Dulany Memorial Scholarship Fund
    $1,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must submit an official high school transcript, an acceptance letter from a college or university and two letters of recommendation. Students must be residents of either Wicomico or Somerset County. Applicants must list their extracurricular activities, work experience and community service.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Karen and Howard Carolan Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Columbia Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have participated in the Howard County Youth Program. Students must submit transcripts, recommendations, teacher evaluations and an essay.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy
    Century Plaza, Suite 315
    Columbia, MD 21044

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  • Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
    $1,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Kids' Chance of Maryland Scholarships
    Up to full tuition
    Varies
    Sponsor: Kids' Chance of Maryland

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children of parents who were permanently or catastrophically injured or killed in an employment-related accident. They must be Maryland residents 16 to 25 years of age, and the parent's death or injury must have caused a major decrease in the family's income.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 20262
    Towson, MD 21284-0262

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  • Lana K. Rinehart Scholarship
    $1,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Students must be residents of Wicomico County. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available at the high school guidance office.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Last Dollar Grant
    Up to $3,000
    July 1
    Sponsor: CollegeBound Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be new graduates of Baltimore City public high schools, have family income of no more than $75,000 per year and contribute at least 15 percent of their college costs through self-help. Students must attend Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Frostburg State University, Morgan State University, St. Mary's College of Maryland, Towson University, University of Maryland College Park, University of Maryland Eastern Shore or Villa Julie College. Applicants must also attend the Transition to College Workshop and the Annual Scholars' Luncheon and other program events scheduled throughout the year. The Student Aid Report, college acceptance letters, financial aid award letter and transcript are required. The grant is given to students whose Expected Family Contribution and financial aid package are less than the cost to attend college. The award is renewable up to five years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Scholarship, Research and Retention Services
    300 Water Street
    Suite 300
    Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • Legg Mason's Community College Scholarship
    $20,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Baltimore Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must plan on attending a four-year public institution in the state of Maryland. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2 East Read Street
    9th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
    $2,500
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Mary Graham Lasley Scholarship Competition
    Varies
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    Sponsor: Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate music students who are Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC residents or students at colleges, universities or conservatories in Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC. Students must be 25 years of age or younger. Prior first place winners may not reenter.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and $25 entry fee are required.

    2121 Eisenhower Avenue
    Suite 608
    Alexandria, VA 22314

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  • Maryland Dent-Care Loan Assistance Repayment Program
    Up to $23,740
    August 31
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Maryland with valid unrestricted licenses to practice dentistry in Maryland. They must be employed full-time as dentists in Maryland, and they must be providing care to Maryland Medical Assistance Program (MMAP) recipients. At least 30 percent of each applicant's patients must be from the MMAP program. Applicants must have outstanding loans on which they have not defaulted.

    How to apply: Applications are available from the Department of Health and Dental Hygiene by calling 410-767-7899.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Michael Joseph Deets Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Columbia Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must submit an essay, transcripts and a letter of recommendation. Preference is given to students planning to attend The College of William and Mary.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy
    Century Plaza, Suite 315
    Columbia, MD 21044

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  • Mike Chang Sunshine Scholarship
    $500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Columbia Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate care for others and humor. Students must have a 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy
    Century Plaza, Suite 315
    Columbia, MD 21044

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  • Mildred M. Coughlin Scholarship
    $1,750
    March 1
    Sponsor: Baltimore Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must intend on enrolling at a four year college. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2 East Read Street
    9th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship
    Varies
    April 15
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship
    Varies
    April 15
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, currently enrolled in a doctoral or master's degree program in student personnel services or a related field and be involved in campus activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • NACA Mid Atlantic Undergraduate Scholarship for Student Leaders
    Varies
    November 30
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, eastern Pennsylvania or Washington, DC.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
    $3,000
    January 1
    Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145

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  • Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Student Award
    $1,500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Textile Study Group of New York

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students in a college, school, or university in CT, DC, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA or VT who create fiber artwork. Students must submit images of their original artwork, artist statement and resume along with their application. This award is available once every three years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 3592
    Grand Central Station
    New York, NY 10163

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  • Northrop Grumman Scholarship
    $5,000
    February 14
    Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers

    Eligibility: Scholarships are available for students living in each of Maryland's 23 counties, one scholarship for a student living in the city of Baltimore and two scholarships for applicants living in specific counties/communities from the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Utah or Virginia. Applicants must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 27 and a minimum GPA of 3.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    130 East Randolph Street
    Suite 3500
    Chicago, IL 60601

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  • Nurse Support Program II - Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship
    Up to full tuition
    July 1; December 1; April 1
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Maryland residents, and they must be enrolled full-time or part-time at a Maryland school as graduate nursing students. Full-time students must agree to complete their graduate program within two years. All students must agree to work in the nursing faculty of a Maryland college within six months of graduation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Part-Time Grant
    $200-$2,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: All applicants and their parents (if applicants are dependents of their parents) must be Maryland residents. Part-time applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and contact the financial aid office of the college attending and request to be considered for the Part-Time Grant. Selection is based on financial need. Recommended to apply as soon after January 1 as possible.

    How to apply: Applications are available by request from the applicant's financial aid office. An application form and a completed FAFSA are required.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Pickard Educational Scholarship Fund
    $1,000
    November 30 (spring consideration); May 31 (fall consideration)
    Sponsor: Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America

    Eligibility: Applicants must be registered members of the Del-Mar-Va council. Students must complete the application and include a paragraph on how their Scouting experience has impacted them.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Pickard Scholarship Staff Advisor
    100 West 10th Street, Suite 915
    Community Service Building
    Wilmington, DE 19806

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  • Progress Lane Scholarship
    $500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted for admission at a college or university with a minimum of six credit hours in their required courses. Students must write a 250-word essay on why they want to go to college. Applicants must turn in an acceptance letter from a college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarship Program
    $1,000-$7,500
    January 13
    Sponsor: National Student Nurses' Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or resident aliens. They must be enrolled in a nursing degree program at a school located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Selection is based on academic merit, involvement in community health and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.

    45 Main Street
    Suite 606
    Brooklyn, NY 11201

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  • Retired Public School Employees Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Baltimore Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must intend on enrolling at a college in Maryland. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2 East Read Street
    9th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • Robert J. Gaw Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Columbia Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA. Students must demonstrate a work history, community service and special achievements.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy
    Century Plaza, Suite 315
    Columbia, MD 21044

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  • Senatorial Scholarship
    $400-$11,250
    March 1
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, legal residents of the state of Maryland and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Some senators have supplementary forms. Contact your area's senator's office for complete details. All applicants must enroll at a two- or four-year Maryland college or university as degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student, or attend certain private career schools. Applicants must show financial need. High school applicants must also take the SAT or the ACT.

    How to apply: Complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Contact senator for specific application forms. The Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) can provide a list of all State legislators.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Suburban Hospital Casey Scholarships
    $3,000
    November 30; May 31
    Sponsor: Suburban Hospital Scholarship Program

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in their final two years of study. Current employees must be looking to train within a critically-needed area, while non-employees must be applying for a nursing degree. Successful applicants will need to commit to a period of employment with Suburban Hospital after qualification.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    8600 Old Georgetown Road
    Bethesda, MD 20814

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  • Tuition Reduction for Non-Resident Nursing Students
    Varies
    Rolling
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants cannot be residents of the state of Maryland, but they must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year undergraduate nursing program in Maryland. Students must agree to work full-time at a Maryland hospital after graduation, for a period of four years for full-time students and two years for part-time students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Tuition Waiver for Foster Care Recipients
    Up to full tuition
    March 1
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants must be under age 25 and have been in an out-of-home placement when they graduated from high school or have lived in foster care on their 14th birthday and subsequently been adopted.

    How to apply: Students may apply by filing the FAFSA and contacting the financial aid office at the institution they plan to attend.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Walther H. Feldmann Scholarship
    $2,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Baltimore Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must rank in the top 25% of their graduating class and intend on enrolling at a four year college. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2 East Read Street
    9th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • William B. Blank DACA Scholarship
    $1,500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Students must attend a University of Maryland system college or university and have at least a 2.75 GPA. Applicants must participate in extracurricular or community activities, demonstrate a dedication to their studies and submit an essay on why they plan to study agriculture or turf management.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • William G. Greenly Scholarship
    $5,000
    April 21
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must submit three essays on the topics of their academic and career goals, a demonstration of their independence and their most positive influence. Students must provide a copy of the financial aid package from the school they are most likely to attend.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • William R. Bowen Scholarship
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Maryland. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available from the guidance office.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • William T. Burbage Family Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    Eligibility: Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit an essay explaining how growing up on the Eastern Shore has contributed to their leadership style and helped them achieve their goals. Students must turn in a list of their extracurricular activities and community involvement, two letter of recommendation and an official high school transcript.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1324 Belmont Avenue
    Suite 401
    Salisbury, MD 21804

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  • WJZ-TV Jerry Turner Broadcast Scholarship
    $2,250
    March 1
    Sponsor: Baltimore Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from a Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County or Howard County public high school who plan on attending an accredited four year college. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2 East Read Street
    9th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21202

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  • Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant Program
    Up to $19,000
    July 1
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a Maryland postsecondary school. Dependent students must have parents who also live in Maryland. Eligible majors are chosen to address current state or regional needs and usually include the following: child care, human services, teaching, nursing, physical and occupational therapy and public service. Students must agree to begin working within that employment field within one year of graduation at a rate of one year for every year that the scholarship was granted.

    How to apply: Applications are available online in January.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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