Scholarship/Financial Aid Opportunities

Starting August 29, 2017 - Ending June 30, 2019

Link to applications available in Naviance

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

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 forapplication.

9th Annual Smiling Senior Scholarship:  $1000 college scholarship to a graduating high school senior. To be considered for the scholarship, please submit a 400+ word essay on the topic below, along with an application. 2019 Essay Topic: Recently Global Warming has been in the forefront of the news. What do you see as the greatest threat to the environment today?  Deadline to apply is May 3, 2019.  Go to www.smilefrederick.com for application.

Express Running Club Scholarship:  This scholarship is offered by the Express Running Club of Brunswick.  This scholarship honors the memory of Jennifer Shafer Odom.  Jennifer was a graduate of Brunswick High School and active in sports and drama.  She was a graduate of West Point Military Academy.  Jenifer gave her life in the service to our country in 1999.  This award is presented as an honor to selected student athletes, who have given a high level of dedication to the sports of cross country and track and field along with achieving a high standard in the classroom and staying involved in community and school organizations.  Up to  4  student athletes will be awarded a maximum of   $200  scholarship funds for 1 year.  The club has the right to award NO funds if no worthy candidates meet the qualifications or the committee feels accomplishments do not equal the standard of high quality in the classroom, the community or in the sport.  Deadline to apply is May 7, 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.  Applications and more information can also be found at pvya.com.

PVYA Volunteerism 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. However, most of all this scholarship recognizes those students who volunteer to support Potomac Valley Youth Association in its ongoing mission to provide youth opportunities to compete in athletic and recreational events. $ 500.00 will be awarded to up to 1 student / athletes 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. Deadline to apply is May 7, 2019.  Click here for application.  Applications and more information can also be found at pvya.com.

Koontz Scholarship - The Carroll Manor Parent Teachers Association in conjunction with the Koontz family is sponsoring two scholarships in the amount of $500.00 each. These scholarships are given in memory of a dedicated, past staff member, Mrs. Virginia Koontz, who worked at Carroll Manor Elementary for 27 years. This scholarship is an on-going way that we can continue to pass on to our youth the marvelous spirit that Mrs. Koontz passed on to hundreds of students. The applicant must have attended Carroll Manor Elementary School for a minimum of one year. The applicant must also demonstrate commitment to the community through school and community service. A commitment to academic scholarship with a minimum grade point average of 2.75 is required. Each applicant should submit a short essay, details on essay included on the application.  See Mrs. Wilton in the Counseling Office for an application.  Deadline to apply is May 10, 2019.

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