Scholarship/Financial Aid Opportunities

Starting September 5, 2019 - Ending June 30, 2020

Link to applications available in Naviance


Maryknoll Scholarships - November 15, 2019 (6 Awards - $1,000)

Dr Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship - November 30, 2019 (20 Awards - $1,000)

Bachus and Schanker Scholarship - November 30, 2019 (2 Awards - $2,000)

Expanse Scholarship - November 30, 2019 (1 Award - $1,000)

Lamber-Goodnow Scholarships - December 1, 2019 (8 Awards - $1,000)

Luigi Wewege Foundation Scholarship - December 1, 2019 (1 Award - $1,500)

Keith Williams Law Group Scholarship - December 1, 2019 (1 Award - $1,500)

Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship - December 1, 2019 (1 Award - $1,000)

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program:  

The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills.This year, scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to over 800 students nationwide.

Applicants must:

  • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior
  • Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or participating NBCUniversal or Telemundo markets. Eligibility will be determined by zip code in the online application
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Demonstrate financial need

Deadline to apply is December 6, 2019.

Tell students to visit to learn more and apply today!

Science Ambassador Scholarship - December 9, 2019 (1 Award - $40,000)

Cornelius “Corky” Turner Memorial Scholarship Application - The Alpha Lambda Lambda Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its Fraternity year 2019 Cornelius “Corky” Turner Memorial Scholarship award. The chapter will award Two - $1,000 scholarships to eligible Frederick County, college bound high school seniors.  The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was founded on November 17th, 1911 on the campus of Howard University. Professor Ernest E. Just, oversaw the activities of 3 students; Frank Coleman, Oscar J. Cooper and Edgar A. Love; thus forming the Fraternity based on the Cardinal Principles of Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift and the motto “Friendship is Essential to the Soul”.  Locally, the Alpha Lambda Lambda chapter which was chartered on October 19th, 2000 supports the Frederick Community through its social action programs. The chapter has awarded over $30,000 in scholarships, hosted talent hunts, mentors to the students at the high school, middle school and collegiate levels, participates in and conducts voter education and registration efforts, college tours and health information forums. For its community outreach efforts the chapter has received numerous awards and accolades from both local and state organizations. On November 22nd 2003, Alpha Lambda Lambda Chapter created the Cornelius “Corky” H. Turner Scholarship Award in honor of Brother Cornelius Henry Turner (deceased), Gamma Epsilon Chapter (Hampton Institute), 1950. Brother Turner, affectionately known as “Corky” a Frederick County Educator was immortalized in this award as the chapters’ Elder Statesman and for his timeless contributions to Humanity. This award is presented to college bound high school seniors exemplifying scholastic aptitude and service to the Frederick community.
Monetary awards will be presented to each winner upon written verification from the college/university that the individual has enrolled. An actual enrollment letter (not acceptance letter) and/or class schedule is required. Awards must be claimed within 18 months after the announcement date to be valid.  Click here for scholarship applicationDeadline to apply is December 13, 2019.


Peck Law Group Scholarship - December 29, 2019 (1 Award - $700)

CC Bank's Young Scholars Scholarship - December 31, 2019 (5 Awards - $2,000)

GenM Scholarship - December 31, 2019 (4 Awards - $5,000)

Distringuished Young Women of Frederick County Scholarships:  

  • Program Name: Distinguished Young Women of Frederick County
  • Deadline to Apply January 1, 2020
  • Who is eligible: Class of 2021 young women  (only juniors in high school) 
  • Amount Awarded: Over $20,000 in cash scholarships and over 200 colleges offer scholarships for participation
  • Requirements: Frederick County residents. 3.0 minimum GPA
  • How to Apply: Go to and click APPLY NOW. 
  • Applying does not obligate them to participate
  • There is no fee to enter and this is NOT a beauty pageant.

For a video that shows what the program is all about:

2020 Profile in Courage Essay Contest for High School Students:  In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight US Senators who put the nation's interests above their own. They were guided by integrity and conscience, not party pressure or fear of losing the next election.  Here's your chance to write the next profile in courage.  Contest topic: Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK's birth.  Go to:  Deadline for submission: January 17, 2020.

Maryland JCI Senate Scholarship:  This year the Maryland JCI Senate will award two $1,000 Scholarships to deserving seniors from Maryland high schools.  The Maryland winners are chosen based on merit and need.  The applications of the two Maryland winners are then forwarded to the US JCI SENATE FOUNDATION for consideration for a $1,000 Scholarship.  Information, applications, and instructions for these scholarships are located at the UNITED STATE JCI SENATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION website at www.usjcisenate.orgThen click on SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.

Please complete the application and send it by mail to:

Patrick Allison

C/O Maryland JCI Senate

303 Sydney Lane

Denton, MD 21629

Completed applications must be postmarked no later than January 25, 2020.

Please note that all directions in the scholarship application must be followed explicitly for consideration. Failure to comply will result in the application not being reviewed. Common errors in the past include not submitting on time, not numbering pages as stated, not stapling the application, etc.


The two Maryland winners will be notified and their winning applications will be sent to the US JCI SENATE FOUNDATION for consideration for the $1,000 Scholarship.

Any questions please contact: Patrick Allison 410-320-5509 or email to

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarships:  Each year the DAR awards over $150,000 through more than 25 scholarships to young individuals for their outstanding academic achievements.  DAR Scholarships are offered for a wide range of disciplines including:  history, law, medical, nursing, music, education and many more.  The various DAR scholarships each have different requirements and procedures which must be followed to apply for the scholarship.  For additional information about specific scholarships or to obtain an application form, visit  Click here ( for more information.  Deadline to apply is February 15, 2020.

B Davis Scholarship:  The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2020.  Please visit our website at to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.  Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.  The deadline for applications is May 22, 2020.  Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Big Sun ScholarshipThe BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.  Go to: to apply.  Deadeline to apply is June 19, 2020.

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 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 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 arenotified within 45 days after submitting their application. Details are available

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 ( 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.

Open Houses/Contests/Summer Programs

Starting September 5, 2019 - Ending June 15, 2020

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Frederick Community College:

Open House on Main Campus

Saturday, October 26

10:00 am- Noon

Student Center

Students will be able to tour campus and talk with faculty and staff at an academic and campus resource fair.

RSVP at:


Career Exploration Open House and Workshop at the Monroe Center

Wednesday, November 13

5:00-7:00 pm

The Monroe Center

Students will be able to tour the Monroe Center and talk with program managers. There will also be hands-on workshops at 5:30 and 6:30 pm to help explore career options.

RSVP at:


Morgan State University is excited to announce our Shadow Day experience for prospective students on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. 

Shadow Day is an opportunity for students in Maryland to experience a day on Morgan State's campus. Prospective Bears will be paired with a current Morgan student for the day. During the event, they will receive a campus tour, attend class, have lunch and even participate in on-site admissions.   Registration is open now using the following link

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design:  Saturday, November 16; Saturday, January 11; Saturday, March 28.  All open houses run 11am-2:30pm.  Visit to register.

Mississipi State University

Fall Preview Days: November 11, November 25.  Open House; geared toward Juniors and Seniors.  $10 per person.  Space is limited.  Registration live September 16th at 9am CST.  Go to

Ithaca College:  October 26, November 11, April 25.  Learn more and register at

Fairleigh Dickinson University:  October 27.  Register today at



9th Annual Historically Black College & University (HBCU) Fair:  Saturday, November 2nd 9am-2pm.  Lunch for all participants.  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Leon Grant Family Life Center, 608 North Horners Lane, Rockville, MD 20850.   To register, visit:


The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest:  The main purpose of The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation and acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights and privileges of American citizenship.  Visit or call Post 96 at 301-834-8121 for more information and to enter.


Duke University Summer Session’s 2020 Programs NOW LIVE!

Heads up, students! The 2020 Duke University Summer Session info is ready for you! Check it out here.

Ask yourself: Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Are you conducting ground-breaking research? Maybe you’re already a leader crafting policies that have a global impact. Or, are you tackling the world’s most complex challenges? At Duke University Summer Session you will take a thrilling first step toward your future success!

See you at Duke this summer!

The Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) application is now open, and we are actively recruiting interested students in grades 10 or 11 (or international equivalent) from all around the world. We hope you will review this message and/or share it with your networks:

We invite you to join us at Yale this summer! Experience life as a university student at Yale's Old Campus while attending an academic session of your choosing.

We offer sessions in the humanities, social sciences, STEM, and a new cross-disciplinary track that incorporates all of the above.

Here's what you need to know:

  • Meet peers from over 125 countries around the world (including all 50 U.S. states), and join discussions where students offer global perspectives.
  • We provide over $3.4 million USD in need-based financial aid equally to both domestic and international students, offered as discounts covering up to 100% of tuition costs.
  • Apply by our early action deadline and receive a reduced application fee. If the fee poses a financial burden, submit a fee waiver to make your application fee $0 USD.

Early Action Deadline: November 12, 2019 at 11:59PM ET
Regular Decision Deadline: January 15, 2020 at 11:59PM ET

Apply Today: