Announcements

Scholarship/Financial Aid Opportunities

Starting August 17, 2021 - Ending June 30, 2022

Link to applications available in Naviance

ALL SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON NAVIANCE(https://connection.naviance.com/brunswickhi)

Hamilton Relay Scholarship:  The goal of the Hamilton Relay Scholarship is to support students who are deaf, hard of hearing, DeafBlind or have difficulty speaking in their post-secondary education. The Hamilton Relay Scholarship is extended to qualifying high school students living within each of the states where Hamilton Relay is the contracted Telecommunications Relay and/or Captioned Telephone service provider. Hamilton Relay selects one recipient from each state annually. Scholarship application must be completed and postmarked by January 31, 2022Hamilton Relay Scholarship ApplicationHamilton Relay Scholarship Applicant Guidelines.

Youth Appreciation Week Scholarship Contest:  Presented by The Optimist Club of Frederick, Inc.  The contest is limited to Frederick County Maryland high school juniors and seniors. The scholarship must be used within three (3) years of graduation from high school.  The Scholarship Committee, upon written notice, will consider extenuating circumstances regarding the time limitations.  Students must complete the Optimist Club Scholarship Application with the following information inside a report cover or binder.  Deadline to apply is February 23, 2022.
 School transcript
 School activities list, including any awards received and offices held
 Community & Church activities list, including any awards received and offices held
 Home responsibilities and work experience list
 A paper in paragraph format (not to exceed 300 words) summarizing your life goals

Masonic Charities of Maryland Scholarship:  MCM sponsors post high school education scholarships that are awarded to graduating high school students from each of Maryland's counties and Baltimore City who desire to continue with their education.  The scholarship criteria consist of leadership skills, demonstrated civic involvement, and financial need.  MCM reviews the scholarship applications and awards over $70,000 in scholarships each spring. Completed application should be turned in to Mrs. Wilton in the Counseling Office by March 1, 2022.    Masonic Charities of Maryland Scholarship Application.

Horatio Alger Scholarship:  The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society.  To be considered eligible, applicants must:  Be enrolled full-time as a high school junior in the United States, progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer 2023 with plans to enter a college in the United States, demonstrate critical financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, maintain a minimum gpa of 2.0, be a U.S. citizen.  Go to scholars.horatioalger.org for more information and to apply.  Deadline to apply is March 15, 2022.

Brunswick Masonic Lodge Grant: Brunswick Lodge #191 will award one or more $500 scholarships to a student graduating from high school.  Any student accepted into, and attending, a post-graduate institution may apply for this award.  While the basis for selection lies primarily in the information provided within the application, it is a subjective process and special consideration will be given to students who have one, or more, of the following circumstances:  1) plan to attend a local college in the state of Maryland, 2) possess a substantial need for assistance that may not be met by other means, and 3) have a direct, current or past, familial connection to Freemasonry. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2022.  Completed application should be turned in to Mrs. Wilton in the Counseling Office.  Brunswick Masonic Lodge Grant Application.

Esperanza Education Fund:  Are you an immigrant or the children of immigrants?  Apply for $5,000 to $20,000 scholarships!  Application deadline: April 1, 2022.  Eligibility Requirements: Must be born outside the United States or have two parents born outside the United States.  Must be a graduating senior at a high school in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia.  Must enroll full-time at an accredited community college, public college or university in 2022-2023.  Must have had a gross family income of under $100,000 in 2021.  No citizenship requirement - scholarships are awarded without consideration of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status.  Application Materials: Completed online application form, Two letters of recommendation, Essays.  Selection Criteria and Process: Scholarship recipients will be selected based on qualities traditionally valued and demonstrated by the immigrant community: hard work, resourcefulness, perseverance in the face of adversity, academic achievement, leadership, and commitment to one's community. A committee drawn from the local community will review applications and select a group of finalists for interviews.
January 1, 2022 Application portal opens
April 1, 2022 Application materials due
Early May, 2022 Finalists notified
Mid-May 2022 Interviews
Late May 2022 Scholarship recipients notified
Additional Information:
http:/www.esperanzafund.org/about-our-scholarship/
Questions can be directed to apply@esperanzafund.org

Burkittsville Ruritan Scholarships:  The Burkittsville Ruritan Club and Ladies Auxiliary will be providing at least three scholarships in 2022.  The Ruritan Club will award at least one scholarship for $1,000 to a deserving student at Brunswick High School and at least one scholarship for $1,000 to a deserving student at Middletown High School.  In addition, the Ladies Auxiliary will be awarding one scholarship for $1,000. Transcript - See Mrs. Wilton in the Counseling Office or email her at  jill.wilton@fcps.org for your transcript for this application. Deadline to apply is April 8, 2022.  Burkittsville Ruritan Scholarship Application.

Fordham Lee Poffenbarger Memorial Scholarship:  Each year we award scholarships to deserving, graduating high school seniors attending a Frederick County High School to help support their academic and educational goals. The number of scholarships and the scholarship amount varies.
This memorial fund scholarship was established to honor the life of our son Fordham Lee Poffenbarger. His infectious smile, beautiful brown eyes and sweet nature touched everyone who knew him.  Deadline to apply is April 11, 2022.  Fordham Lee Poffenbarger Memorial Scholarship Application.

WMCCAI SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST:  The WMCCAI Essay/Presentation Contest is Open to All High School Seniors Within the WMCCAI Service Area. WMCCAI WILL GRANT ONEAWARD OF AT LEAST $1,000FOR THE BEST OVERALLESSAY/PRESENTATION. This Year's Topic:
Discuss the importance of diversity in your residential community. Provide a strategy to embrace diversity and promote inclusion in a specific community or civic organization. Deadline: April 15, 2022. For additional information about the 2022 Scholarship Contest, please visit www.caidc.org/scholarship-program.

Andy Garman Memorial Scholarship:   The Andy Garman Memorial Scholarship honors a Brunswick High School senior who conveys the essence of Andy’s spirit and approach to life. Andy was an 18-year-old senior at Brunswick High School who was an outstanding scholar, performer and Eagle Scout.  Andy’s joyful exuberance was a unique gift. His attitude toward life drew people to him – young and old and across all boundaries. Quick with a warm smile and kind word, Andy sparked the groups around him to higher cooperation and achievement. Andy’s approach to life was a shining example of how one person could positively impact others.  Applications from graduating seniors of Brunswick High School must be submitted on or before April 29 to the BHS Guidance Office.  Applicants must have a weighted GPA of at least 3.5.  Applications will be reviewed by a committee of Andy’s family members and PTSA members non-related to any of the applicants.  This award will be presented to a graduating senior at the annual Brunswick High School Awards Assembly.  Andy Garman Memorial Scholarship Application.

Kappa Kappa Iota Sorority Scholarship:  Kappa Kappa Iota Sorority (a teaching sorority) is offering a $500 scholarship to an individual who is interested in a career in education.  Deadline to apply is April 29, 2022Kappa Kappa Iota Sorority Scholarship Award Application.

Frederick Community College STEM Scholars:  https://www.frederick.edu/degrees-certificates/stem-scholars.aspx

ABOUT

  • Scholarship of up to $6500 per year for two years
    • Support so you can focus on your studies
  • Faculty Mentoring
    • Regular engagement
    • Explore your field
    • Map your next educational and career steps
    • Academic support
  • STEM Seminars
  • Other Experiences
    • Honors
    • Leadership in College Clubs, including STEM club and Student Gov. Assocation

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a STEM Major
  • Maintain full time status (12 credits per semester)
  • Meet biweekly with mentor
  • Enroll in one credit seminars each semester
  • Participate in other STEM Experiences
  • Maintain a 2.75 cumulative and a 3.2 discipline GPA

 

StudentScholarships.org:  Go to https://studentscholarships.org for complete details and applications.

 

Kids Chance of Maryland - Since 1996, we have provided college scholarships to the children of Maryland's injured workers. Every year, thousands of workers are disabled by on-the-job injuries and, tragically, about 60 workers in Maryland lose their lives every year. Kids' Chance of Maryland provides an opportunity for the children of these workers to pursue their higher education, reach their goals, and fulfill their dreams for the future.  Go to http://www.kidschance-md.org/ for more information and to apply.

Central Scholarship - Since 1924, Central Scholarship has been providing Maryland scholarships and Maryland tuition assistance to students for the financial assistance they need to go higher. No matter what your dream, Central Scholarship can help you fund it.  Go to http://www.central-scholarship.org/scholarships/overview/ for more information and to apply.

The Bob and Pat Gehrke Scholarship Fund for College Prep.  Financial assistance to participate in classes to prepare students for college admission testing, such as the SAT or ACT, is available for high school juniors and seniors. The Bob and Pat Gehrke Scholarship Fund for College Prep, through The Community Foundation of Frederick County, will select participants based on financial need, as well as their leadership and community service record. A minimum 3.0 point average is required. Students can apply for assistance at any time. Recipients are notified within 45 days after submitting their application. Details are available at www.ScholarshipsFrederickCounty.com.

ARMY ROTC SCHOLARSHIP FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS The Army conducts a National Scholarship process for high school seniors who want to be considered for both Four-Year & Three-Year Army ROTC High School Scholarships. The National Scholarship portal (http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/high-school-students/four-year-scholarship.html) opens in mid-June for rising senior high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Army ROTC scholarships pay for full tuition and fees OR room and board ($10K/year - $5K/semester). The student makes the choice based on their family financial needs. Once contracted in either the fall of the freshman year for four-year recipients or fall of the sophomore year for three-year (advanced designee) recipients, students will also be eligible for $600/semester for books as well as the monthly ROTC stipend. The stipend pays $300, $350, $450 and $500 (tax-free) for the freshman through senior years, respectively. REQUIREMENTS Be a U.S. citizen Be between the ages of 17 and 26 Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50 Have a high school diploma or equivalent Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores) Meet physical standards Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard) YOUR COMMITMENT An eight-year service commitment with the Army through active, Guard/Reserve or IRR service. Serve full time in the Army for a minimum of three or four years depending on the length of scholarship awarded. They will serve out the balance of the eight years in the Guard or Reserve or the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR). Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career. Active duty is competitive, but Guard/Reserve service can be guaranteed with a Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty contract. APPLY ONLINE FOR AN ARMY ROTC FOUR-YEAR HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP If you are applying for a scholarship, you first will need to create a MY GOARMY account. Once you create an account, you will be sent to the MY GOARMY Log In page. Once you can successfully login to MY GOARMY, you can use your newly created account information to login to the scholarship application site. Students must have an account created by early January and must have their account complete by early March to meet the final board deadline. Students can major in any academic discipline while completing ROTC. They will take a Military Science (ROTC) leadership course each semester along with their chosen major. Cadets also participate in weekly (3x/week) physical training sessions and have a weekly experiential leadership lab where they learn military and leadership skills required of Soldiers and Officers.

Programs/Internships/Job Openings

Starting August 17, 2021 - Ending June 30, 2022

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Boys State 2022:  The American Legion 2022 MD Boys State Program will be held at McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland from June 19-25, 2022.  Our program is a Nationally recognized program in leadership, government and political sciences.  Tuition for the program for accepted Boys is fully funded by The American Legion, Department of Maryland Posts and sponsors.  For more information and to apply go to www.mdlegion.org/boysstateApplication deadline is May 1, 2022.

 

Steamfitter's Union Apprenticeship:  Applications available for apprenticeships in heaing, air condition, refrigeration process piping and environmental systems fields.  Apply in person only on the following dates and times ONLY:

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 from 8am to 11am at the Maryland location

Friday, January 7, 2022 from 8am to 11am at the Maryland location

Monday, January 10, 2022 from 8am to 11am at the Virginia location

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 from 8am to 11am at the Virginia location

Friday, January 14, 2022 from 8am to 11am at the Virginia location

See Mrs. Wilton in the Counseling Office for more information.

 

Frederick Community College STEM Scholars:  https://www.frederick.edu/degrees-certificates/stem-scholars.aspx

ABOUT

  • Scholarship of up to $6500 per year for two years
    • Support so you can focus on your studies
  • Faculty Mentoring
    • Regular engagement
    • Explore your field
    • Map your next educational and career steps
    • Academic support
  • STEM Seminars
  • Other Experiences
    • Honors
    • Leadership in College Clubs, including STEM club and Student Gov. Assocation

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a STEM Major
  • Maintain full time status (12 credits per semester)
  • Meet biweekly with mentor
  • Enroll in one credit seminars each semester
  • Participate in other STEM Experiences
  • Maintain a 2.75 cumulative and a 3.2 discipline GPA

 

 

 

 

 

College Tours/Fairs/Virtual Events

Starting August 17, 2021 - Ending August 23, 2022

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