Maryland PTA Scholarship:  The Maryland PTA offers scholarships in the amount of $1000 each to high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in education in Maryland schools. There are no restrictions placed on the selection of the college or university. The deadline to apply is June 29.  Click here for application.

Morgan State University has waived its application fee until November 15, 2020. The application fee waiver code is FREE20. Please click the link below for more information about the fee waiver, acceptance of unofficial transcripts, test score submissions, the opportunity for a live chat with an admission representative, their virtual campus tour, and much more!

FCC Foundation Scholarships:  Beginning April 1, 2020, seniors may start applying for FCC Foundation scholarships for the fall 2020 semester. The application will be open through June 30, 2020. Students will be asked to complete one general application which will identify any scholarships they may be qualified to receive. Students will be notified of awards in July. To accept the award, they will be asked to complete and turn in a thank you note prior to the award being made available in their student account. In order to expedite this process, a PerfectForm thank you note will be available for students to prepare, sign, and submit online. Students can only apply online. No paper applications will be accepted. Students can upload transcripts (official or unofficial), letters of recommendation, and other required documents directly into the system. BHS students who need digital copies of these items should e-mail their school counselor.  To apply, students will need an FCC student ID number, FCC email address, and password. If you do not already have an ID number/e-mail address/password you must first apply to FCC online at to get this information. You may then fill out the scholarship application.

To complete the scholarship application process:

1. Go to:

2. Click “Sign In” in the upper right-hand corner of your screen to begin.

3. Complete and submit the General Application.

4. Click on and complete any Special Scholarship Applications not covered by the General Scholarship.

Scholarship Updates:


  *   The FCC Merit Scholarship has changed. There will only be one FCPS recipient selected this year.


  *   The FCC Post Dual Enrollment Scholarship has also changed. There will only be one FCPS recipient selected this year.


  *   There are no changes to the Frederick Singles Scholarship. It will continue as usual with one FCPS recipient selected.


  *   There are no changes to the Routzahn Scholarship. It will continue with one recipient from each FCPS High School.


Miss Utility Scholarship:  Scholarship recipients from each of the eight zones outlined in the application form, covering Maryland and Washington, D.C., will receive a $1,008.11 single-year scholarship to a two-year or four-year college, university or technical school. Students must be on track to graduate by June 2020 to be considered for the scholarship program. Students must also be enrolled in a two-year or four-year college, university or technical school by fall 2020 to receive the scholarship.  The Miss Utility Scholarship Program will run from January 2020 to April 3, 2020. Winners will be notified via telephoneand/or email by early May 2020.  The Miss Utility Scholarship is open only to legal residents of Maryland and the District of Columbia. Applicants must submit all required information to be eligible for the scholarship program. Miss Utility of Maryland and Washington, D.C. has the right to verify the eligibility of each applicant.  Click here for applicationDeadline to apply EXTENDED to May 29, 2020.

OPHELIA Foundation Scholarships:  The OPHELIA Foundation Class of 2020 scholarships support graduating seniors from a high school in the DMV (DC/MD/VA) area.  Click here for application.  Go to for more information.  Deadline to apply is EXTENDED to May 31, 2020.

The Frederick Community College (FCC) STEM Scholars Program provides students who have academic talent and financial need with additional support while they pursue their STEM-related academic and career goals on a full-time basis. STEM Scholars is designed to serve students with little or no prior college-level experience. The competitive scholarship program offers participants up to $13,000 in financial aid, as well as the training and mentoring needed to be successful in their STEM programs and prepares students to transition to the next stage of their educational and career pathways. The program will consist of three cohorts of ten students starting in Fall 2020, Fall 2021, and Fall 2022.  FCC STEM Scholars is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).  Go to: for more information and to apply.

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 Scholarship - The 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.

AES Engineering Scholarships:  The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study. To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at  We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.  Deadline to apply is October 5, 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 are notified within 45 days after submitting their application. Details are available at

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.