District of Columbia Scholarships
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Aileen Lee Scholarship
September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.
Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More
Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships
March 01, Annually
Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall.
What are the requirements?
- You must be under 21.
- You must be entering college in the upcoming fall.
- You must also [...] More
Thursday Network I EMPOWER Scholarship
February 01, Annually
As part of its commitment to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan community, Thursday Network developed a scholarship program to help local high school students pursue a collegiate education at any accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Since 1992, the I EMPOWER Scholarship Fund has provided more than $130,000 in scholarship funds to deserving high school seniors in [...] More
Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. aims to recognize and reward students in grade 4-11 who have earned the highest level of academic achievement. Emphasis is placed on students' performance and desire to maintain a strong academic record, as well as humanitarian qualities that have a positive impact on society.
To be considered for nomination, students must: Be enrolled in grades 4-11, be nominated [...] More
D.C. Adoption Scholarship (DCAS)
June 30, Annually
DCAS was authorized by the Adoption Voucher Act of 2001. The Act appropriated a federal payment of $1 million to establish a scholarship fund for the post-secondary education of District of Columbia children who were adopted on or after October 1, 2001 and/or children who lost one or both parents as a result of the events of September 11, 2001.
Applicant must be:
- Adopted on/after October 1, [...] More
DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG)
May 31, Annually
DCTAG was created by the US Congress in 1999 through the District of Columbia College Access Act; and later amended by the DC College Access Improvement Act of 2002 for the purpose of expanding higher education choices for college-bound residents of the District of Columbia.
Applicant must be:
- A US citizen or have eligible non-citizenship status.
- A District of Columbia [...] More
Ernestine Matthews Trust Scholarship Award
March 15, Annually
Ernestine Matthews Scholarship is an educational trust established by Will of Ernestine Matthews.
- Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from DC, MD, VA, WV or PA only.
- Applicants must rank in upper third of class.
- Applicants must sign statement that they not use alcohol or tobacco.
- Applicants must demonstrate need of financial aid in order to [...] More
The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/financialaid/futurestudent/scholarships [...] More
Junior Achievement Essay Competition
November 06, Annually
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington is pleased to announce the Junior Achievement Essay Competition, sponsored by David M. Rubenstein. This year, Junior Achievement invites students from the Greater Washington region to compete for $110,000 in scholarships.
The competition is open to any student in the 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the Greater Washington region. Students must write a [...] More
Moody's Mega Math Challenge
February 21, Annually
Moody's Mega Math (M3) Challenge is an Internet-based, applied math contest for high school juniors and seniors. Participating teams are required to independently solve an open-ended, applied math-modeling problem focused on a real-world issue in 14 hours. Winners receive scholarships totaling $100,000. Registration and participation are free. The goal of the Challenge is to motivate students to [...] More
Muslim Sister Scholarship
March 08, Annually
Sisters in Solidarity to Educate, Respond & Serve (S.I.S.T.E.R.S.) is a non-profit, grassroots organization committed to promoting the ties of sisterhood and empowering women through education, outreach and charitable work. In an effort to highlight the academic and civic achievements of young Muslim women in the DC Metropolitan Area, S.I.S.T.E.R.S initiated this scholarship program in 2007.
A [...] More
Women's Opportunity Award (Washington, DC)
December 15, Annually
Soroptimist International of Washington, DC is seeking applicants for its recognition program targeted to young women who make the community and world a better place. The Women's Opportunity Award honors women who are working to better their lives through additional skills training and education. The award is aimed at improving the lives of women by giving them the resources they need to improve [...] More
Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Washington, D.C. Scholarship
February 01, Annually
The Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Washington, D.C. will award scholarships for the upcoming academic year to qualified applicants. This past year, the Association awarded three scholarships of $750 each. We hope to award at least the same amount of money this year, and reserve the right to determine how many scholarships will be awarded and in what amount.
The applicant eligibility criteria [...] More
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
December 01, Annually
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study fellowship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior [...] More
MD & DC Credit Union College Scholarship
March 31, Annually
The Credit Union Foundation of MD & D.C. is pleased to announce its $11,000 College Scholarship Program. Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the winning essay-based applicants in May, and a new video-based award category has been added and will earn the selected video producer a $1,000 college scholarship.
For complete information and the application form, go to: [...] More
EMU National Scholars Program
The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.
Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.
For more information [...] More
JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More
Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc.
March 31, Annually
The Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc.(KSEF) provides scholarships to promising District of Columbia public high school graduates needing assistance in order to attend college.
Each recipient must:
- Be a graduating senior of a Washington, D.C. public high school
- Have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher
- Demonstrate financial need
- Be involved in school and community activities
Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Eastern Regional Chapter
July 10, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to the college students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the [...] More
Lighthouse Scholarships and Career Awards
The Lighthouse scholarships reward excellence, recognize accomplishments and help students who are blind or partially sighted achieve their career goals.
There are four categories and each carries a $5,000 prize:
* College-bound Award, for high school seniors or recent high school graduates now planning to begin college
* Undergraduate Award I, for college students who may apply at any time [...] More
The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation, Inc.
April 15, Annually
The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association is a non-profit organization and an affiliate of the Security Traders Association.
This year, the Foundation intends to award a minimum of three $2,500 scholarships, one in each member jurisdiction of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The monetary awarded amounts may increase depending on the number of applications received. The winners will be [...] More
The Roothbert Fund Scholarships
January 31, Annually
The principal focus of the Roothbert Fund is its Scholarships Program, through which it makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Scholarships may only be applied to study at an accredited institution based in the United States. The Fund seeks candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values," and works to foster fellowship among them.
The Fund is [...] More
Legacy of Life Essay Contest
March 31, Annually
Washington Regional Transplant Consortium is offering high school seniors in the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and suburban Maryland the opportunity to receive scholarship money for college by writing an essay on organ, eye and tissue donation.
WRTC's Donor Family Council is sponsoring this special project of financial assistance to area college-bound students.
The scholarships [...] More