Scholarships

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

Young Women in Public Affairs Award - The Zonta Club of Frederick supports scholarships to local high schools through the Young Women in Public Affairs Project. The Club presents the winner with a $500 scholarship and then the application is sent on to the district level to compete for a $1000 scholarship. The goal of the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Program is to encourage more young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing a commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women. Women of age 16- 19 who are living or studying in the Frederick area at the time the application is submitted are eligible to apply.  Deadline to apply is March 25, 2019.  Go to https://www.zonta.org/Portals/0/Membership/Tools/AwardScholarshipFellowshipTools/2019YWPAApplication.pdf for application.

Maryland Municipal League (MML) - Frederick municipalities are pleased to offer a $1000 academic scholarship opportunity to  Frederick County residents. The scholarship is being provided through the Frederick County Chapter of the Maryland Municipal League (MML).  MML is a nonprofit nonpartisan association representing over 150 cities and towns throughout Maryland.   The MML works to strengthen the role and capacity of municipal government through a variety of services to include legislative representation, research, training and technical assistance.  Deadline to apply is March 29, 2019.  Click here for application.

WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN CHAPTER COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS INSTITUTE (WMCCAI)
ESSAY/PRESENTATION SCHOLARSHIP
: The WMCCAI Essay Contest is open to all high-school seniors within the WMCCAI service area (the immediate Washington metro area) living within a community (i.e., a neighborhood, homeowners association, condominium association, or cooperative association).  Deadline to apply is March 31, 2019.  Click here for application.

The Community Foundation of Frederick County’s 2019-2020 scholarship application opened as of March 1, 2019 and will be open through 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2019. (Please note: you are strongly encouraged to complete and submit your application as soon as possible as online site traffic near March 31 will be heavy.)

Students who will graduate this May and are planning to attend college or pursue vocational training, or those students currently enrolled and attending college or vocational training should apply. Scholarships are available for all areas of study. Visit www.ScholarshipsFrederickCounty.com for all details and to apply.

Brunswick Masonic Lodge Scholarship - 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 primiarly in the information provided within the application, it is a subjective process and special consideration will be given tos tudents 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, 2019.  Click here for application.

Dr. J. Elmer Harp Family Memorial Scholarship/Gloria M. "Stretch" Grossnickle Scholarship Fund:  The estate of the late Miss Jane E. Harp, daughter of Dr. J. Elmer Harp, funds the Dr. J. Elmer Harp Family Memorial Scholarship. It was established to honor Dr. Harp, a general practicioner who served Middletown Valley families over 50 years. Each year, the Board of Directors of the Medical Center selects three persons who are pursuing a career in the medical field to receive scholarships with a value of $9,000 each.  The Gloria M. "Stretch" Grossnickle Scholarship Fund - This fund honors Mrs. Grossnickle who was a charter member of the Harp Board of Directors. Her friend, Mr. William H. Browning Jr., established the fund to honor her. Each year one scholarship is awarded to a person pursuing a career in the medical field. The value of the yearly scholarship is $9,000.  Go to www.harpmedicalcenter.org for more information.  Click here for applicationDeadline to apply is March 31, 2019.

Brunswick Railroaders Little League Scholarship - Brunswick Railroaders Little League is committed to celebrating our youth, and we think helping them achieve their dreams of a higher education is a great way to start. Brunswick Railroaders Little League proudly awards scholarships up to $1,000 to deserving hard-working high school students who have participated in Brunswick Railroaders Little League and demonstrated excellence in and out of the classroom. Funds must be used for tuition, books, and/or room and board at the institution of higher education chosen by the recipient.  Go to:  http://brunswickrailroaderslittleleague.website.siplay.com/Site/League-Information/BRLL-Scholarship-Program for scholarship application/information.  Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

Esperanza Education Fund - In 2019, the Esperanza Education Fund will again award scholarships of at least $5000 and up to $20,000 to immigrant students and students who have two immigrant parents in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia to attend public colleges and universities.  Students are eligible for the scholarship regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. For more information about the scholarship and to read more about our current scholars, please visit www.esperanzafund.orgDeadline to apply is April 1.  Click here for application.

Fordham Lee Poffenbarger Memorial Scholarship:  This scholarship is available to a deserving graduating high school senior attending a Frederick County High School to help support their academic and educational goals. The number of scholarships and the scholarship amount varies. Deadline to apply is April 4th.  Go to:  http://www.fordhamlee.org/scholarship/ for application.

Frederick Memorial Hospital Auxiliary offers the FMHA scholarship annually to seniors in Frederick County. The applicant must: be an active volunteer in a healthcare related organization and have completed at least 75 hours of volunteer service in that organization, plan a career in a health related field and be a high school graduate this year. Applications will be judged on: volunteer service (documented), personal essay, academic achievement and extracurricular activities. Deadline to apply is April 5th.  Click here for application.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. 2018~2019 Scholarship Award - This is a $500 Scholarship to a school of choice, open to all College-bound, High School Seniors in Frederick County, Maryland.RULES The essay must be titled: "What issue do I see in my community and what action will I take to improve it?" The essay must be original, neither previously published nor secured by copyright. The essay must be between 700 and 750 words in length. Three typewritten, double-spaced copies must be submitted. This flyer must be the first page when submitting your essay.  Deadline to apply is April 5, 2019.  Click here for application/flyer.

Miss Utility Scholarship Program - Miss Utility/District One Call will select one high school senior 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 2019 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 2019 to receive the scholarship. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM PERIOD: The Miss Utility Scholarship Program will run from January 2019 to April 5, 2019. Winners will be notified via telephone and/or email by early May 2019. ELIGIBILITY: 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 application.

Brunswick FFA Alumni Scholarship - The purpose of this scholarship is to provide assistance to those graduating FFA members who plan to pursue a post secondary education (University, Four Year College, Two Year College or Vocational/Technical School). Completed applications should be submitted to the BHS Counseling Office before the application deadline.  Deadline to apply is April 12, 2019.  Click here for application.

Burkittsville Ruritan Scholarship: awarding at least three scholarships (one for $1,000 to a deserving BHS students). In addition, the Ladies Auxilliary will also be awarding one scholarships for $1,000. To qualify, you must be a graduating senior and plan to attend a college/university (2 or 4 year) or a certified trade or business school. Deadline to apply is April 12th.  Click here for application.

Frederick Steeplechasers Running Club Memorial Scholarship:  The Frederick Steeplechasers Running Club Memorial Scholarship is open to Frederick County, Maryland high school seniors who will be attending college, trade school, or enlisting in the US military. An applicant will have participated as a runner in cross country or track, or will have demonstrated support for running as a team trainer or as an assistant to the coaching staff. In addition to participation in/around the sport of running, the applicant will have a demonstrated history of volunteerism within their school, church, or community.  Deadline to apply is April 15, 2019.  To apply, go to: https://steeplechasers.org/community/fsrc-memorial-scholarship/fsrc-memorial-scholarship-application-process/

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 April 15. For details on applying and an application, go to https://files.constantcontact.com/239b5a0b501/936c3875-d344-44ce-8135-41af1a90e142.pdf

You will need to be a member of  the BHS PTSA ($10.00) and will need to be sponsored by the BHS PTSA (which means filling out a form and getting it signed). For sponsorship, contact Susan Kaltenbaugh at kaltenbaugh@acm.org.

Catoctin Fish and Game Association Scholarship:  The Catoctin Fish and Game Association is offering a $500 scholarship to a student who is planning to pursue a college degree in environmental science, natural/wildlife resources management or a related field. This scholarship is awarded to a student one (1) time only.  Deadline to apply is April 15, 2019.  Click here for application.

The Frederick Club of The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. encourages African American seniors to complete application for the following scholarships and awards: Eunice C. Hutchins - Academic Excellence Charles E. Hensen Citizenship Award Altha Mumford Science Award Shirley Snowden Math Award Ruth Dredden Sports Award Gwendolyn Henson Swann Fine Arts Award Reginald White Business/Technical Award Bourne Family Scholarship.  Deadline to apply is April 15, 2019.  Click here for application.

 Joseph J. Fox, Jr. Memorial Scholarship:  This $2,000 scholarship fund was established to encourage and support students who have an interest in pursuing a teaching career. Students interested in applying for this scholarship should go to http://www.somla.online and click on the scholarship committee tab for further information.   Click here for applicationDeadline to apply is April 15, 2019.

Jay Caniford Athletic Scholarship -  The Jay Caniford Athletic Scholarship is being offered by the Brunswick Junior Railroaders Boosters organization.  It is presented as an honor to student athletes who have shown good sportsmanship, leadership, and a passion for excellence through sports and academics.  A $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to one male and one female Brunswick High School student athlete that meet the requirements of the scholarship.  BJR reserves the right to award no scholarship(s) in the event the candidates do not meet the qualifications or there are no applicants.  Deadline to apply is April 15, 2019.  Click here for application.

Women in Technology Scholarhips (WITS) - Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP), a leading performance delivery and technology consulting firm that helps organizations better align strategy to execution, is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for the annual Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) program. Over the past decade, VIP has been proud to support over 90 women as they pursue a career in select technology fields. WITS offers multiple scholarships to women pursuing a career in computer science, information technology (IT), management information systems, or another related field. Applicants must be enrolled at, or accepted to, a two or four-year college or university in the United States for the 2019 school year. Candidates will be assessed based on the following criteria: Academic Performance, Applicant Summary, Community Service and Extracurricular Activities, Leadership Experience and Qualities The deadline for submission is April 15, 2019.  Click here for application.

BHS Common Application for Local Scholarships:  Don't miss this opportunity to apply for 3 local scholarships with just one application!  The Brunswick Eagles Club, Brunswick Lions Club and Brunswick Family Vision Center are all offering scholarships through this application.  Applications are due to Mrs. Wilton in the Counseling Office by April 26, 2019.  Click here for application.

Don Kuehl Memorial Scholarship:  Presented through the Civitan Club of Frederick, Maryland, has been established to honor Dr. Don Kuehl, a lifelong member of the organization who dedicated himself to community service. Up to $1,000 will be awarded and will be sent to the school or college which the recipient will attend in the fall of 2019. This scholarship is available to any Frederick County high school senior who has done exemplary community service work and maintains a 3.0 GPA or better.  Deadline to apply is April 26, 2019.  Click here for application.

The OPHELIA Foundation, a nonprofit organization based on the principle of helping others, is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Class of 2019 Scholarships? We will award two $1,000 scholarships to deserving college-bound high school seniors in the DMV (DC/MD/VA) area who need funds to help defray the costs of pursuing a higher education. The Foundation's mission is to create Opportunities to Provide Hope, Empower Lives, and Influence Advancement.  The deadline to apply is April 26, 2019.  Click here for application.

Frederick County Farm Bureau Scholarship for Agricultural Majors -  Frederick County Farm Bureau Scholarships have been established for Frederick County youth majoring in an agricultural area of study. These scholarships are sponsored by Frederick County Farm Bureau, Frederick County Farm Bureau Women, and Frederick County Young Farmers.  Awards will be made annually and applicants may reapply; however, applicants can only apply a maximum of four years.  WHO MAY APPLY: Graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited undergraduate college or university, accredited vocational or trade school or community college, or students currently attending any of the above. The applicant must major in an agricultural area of studyDeadline to apply is April 30, 2019.  Click here for application.

Frederick County Farm Bureau Scholarship for Non-Agricultural Majors - A Frederick County Farm Bureau Scholarship has been established for Frederick County youth majoring in a non-agricultural area of study. This scholarship is sponsored by Frederick County Farm Bureau.  Awards will be made annually and applicants may reapply; however, applicants can only apply a maximum of four years.  WHO MAY APPLY: Graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited undergraduate college or university, accredited vocational or trade school or community college, or students currently attending any of the above.  Deadline to apply is April 30, 2019.  Click here for application.

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.  Deadline to apply is May 1, 2019.  Click here for application.

Maryland House of Delegates Scholarship - Delegate Barrie Ciliberti invites you to apply for Maryland House of Delegates Scholarship 2019-2020 Academic Year.   Student's home address must be within the borders of Legislative District 4; Student must be planning to attend an institution of higher education in Maryland; Student must maintain an academic schedule of at least 6 credits.  Deadline to apply is May 1st.  Click here for application.

BHS Athletic Boosters Scholarship - This scholarship is being offered by the Brunswick Athletic Boosters. It is presented as an honor to student athletes who have dedicated themselves to their efforts both in the classroom and athletics while attending Brunswick High School. Two scholarships will be awarded annually (1 male and 1 female) to graduating BHS athletes who meet the requirements of the scholarship. The amount of the scholarship will be determined annually by the Brunswick Athletic Boosters based on their financial status. The Brunswick Athletic Boosters reserves the right to award no scholarships in the event that the candidates do not meet the qualifications. Two scholarships will be awarded annually (1 male and 1 female) to graduating BHS athletes who meet the requirements of the scholarship. The amount of the scholarship will be determined annually by the Brunswick Athletic Boosters based on their financial status. The Brunswick Athletic Boosters reserves the right to award no scholarships in the event that the candidates do not meet the qualifications.  Deadline to apply is May 3, 2019.  Click here for application.

PVYA Lawrence Gray, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship if offered by the POTOMAC VALLEY YOUTH ASSOCIATION.  It is presented as an honor to selected student athletes who have dedicated themselves to their efforts in their community, their school, the classroom and athletics while attending Brunswick High School.  It will honor academic, athletic, school and community involvement and service. This scholarship is in memory of Lawrence Gray Jr, who gave much to the students of Brunswick High School in the performance of his duties as a Brunswick High School staff member.  $ 500.00 will be awarded to up to 2 student / athletes (1 male & 1 female) who meet the basic requirements for the scholarship.  The club has the right to award NO funds in the event that no worthy candidates apply or meet the qualifications.  In the event of a tie in the total points used to evaluate a winner, the highest total college entrance exam score will be used to determine the winner.  Deadline to apply is May 7, 2019.  Click here for application.

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Education Scholarship:  Receive up to $2,500 to pursue career or technical education. To be eligible for the Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Education Scholarship Program, applicants must fulfill the following criteria: Have completed high school by Spring 2019; Be enrolled in a 2-year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall 2019 that will lead to employment; Attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution; Demonstrate financial need (applicants must be Pell Grant eligible); Be under the age of 30; Be a United States Citizen.  Deadline to apply is June 15, 2019.  Go to:  application.horatioalger.org for more information and to apply.

B. Davis Scholarship - The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2019.  Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm 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 24, 2019.  Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsearch.com

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.