Virtuous Prom Scholarships - January 31, 2019 (1 Award - $250)

Maryland Farm Bureau 2019 Scholarship:  The Maryland Farm Bureau will offer five $2,000 scholarships. Applicants must be high school seniors starting college in the fall of 2019 or full time college students at any community college or four-year institution. Applicants or their parents/guardians MUST be members of Maryland Farm Bureau. Three of the scholarships will be offered to agricultural curriculum majors and two scholarships will be awarded to non-agricultural or agricultural curriculum majors. Completed applications with a current photo and any questions can be sent by email to  Click here for applicationThe deadline to apply is February 1, 2019.

The Community Foundation of Frederick County’s Dustin Muse Athletic Scholarship application opens January 1, 2019 and remains open through 11:59 p.m. on February 15, 2019. Students in grades 6 through 12 may apply for scholarships to attend 2019 spring and summer athletic and sports activities or athletic camps. Scholarships support participation fees only, and payment will be made directly to the youth athletic organization and/or as a reimbursement to the parent/guardian with proof of payment. Applicants must be Frederick County residents and have achieved a minimum 3.0 grade point average. To access the application, visit No paper applications are accepted.

The Optimist Club of Frederick - 2019 Youth Appreciation Week Scholarship Contest - The Optimist Club of Frederick is offering a Youth Appreciation Week Scholarship. All juniors and seniors from Brunswick High School and surrounding high schools, who meet the criteria, may apply.Awards: $2,000 for first place , $1,000 for second place. The money will be sent to the college or institution that you will attend. Criteria for judging: 1. Academic achievement and school activities 25% 2. Community service/Religious activities 25% 3. Home responsibilities and Work experience 20% * state amount of time dedicated to each activity 4. Financial need 30%.  Deadline to apply is February 22, 2019.  Click here for application.

Masonic Charities of Maryland - MCM sponors post high school education scholarships that are awarded to graduate 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 $50,000 in scholarships each spring.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2019.  Click here for application.

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 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: for scholarship application/information.  Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

Esperanza Education FundIn 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: for application.

The Army ROTC National Scholarship program (  is a great way for student/athlete/leaders to finance a college degree while completing ROTC and ultimately, serving their country. The application window is still open for current seniors, but the window is starting to narrow. Please see key dates/times below.

To apply for the ROTC Scholarship, an application must be started by 04 February 2019 @ 1159pm EST.

If you have started an application by 04 February 2019, you have until 04 March 2019 @ 1159pm EST to complete your application.

To appear before a Selection Board to be considered for a scholarship, applicants must submit a completed application, including the PMS interview, by 1159pm EST on one of the below “Document Submission Deadlines.”

Document Submission Deadlines

1st High School Board:
29 September 2018

2nd High School Board:
28 December 2018

3rd High School Board:
04 March 2019

Selection Board Convene Dates

1st High School Board:
15-19 October 2018

2nd High School Board:
7-11 January 2019

3rd High School Board:
18-22 March 2019

NOTE: Applicants who were previously boarded but not selected to receive a scholarship, can continue to submit documents to increase their chance for selection. However, all application updates must be SUBMITTED no later than 04 March 2019 @ 1159pm EST to be considered for a scholarship during the final board that convenes on 18-22 March 2019.

Watch the Official ROTC YouTube video on how to fill out the 4 Year High School Scholarship 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 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.

B. Davis Scholarship - The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2019.  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 24, 2019.  Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

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.