College Scholarships for Maryland

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Deadline
April 30
Amount
$3,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Angie M. Houtz Memorial Fund
    P.O. Box 634
    Olney, MD 20830-0634
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must attend or be accepted to attend a public college in Maryland full-time. They must have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher and have participated in at least 200 hours of community service. They cannot be related to a member of the scholarship fund's board of directors.
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Deadline
May 31
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Horticultural Research Institute
    1200 G Street NW
    Suite 800
    Washington, DC 20005
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a landscaping or horticultural program at a two- or four-year accredited institution and be residents of Maryland, Virginia or West Virginia.
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be active firefighters, ambulance or rescue squad members living and serving in the state of Maryland. Students must attend a Maryland college majoring in fire service technology or emergency medical technology. They must continue to serve throughout college and for one year after graduating.
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
Up to $19,000
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Radio Relay League Foundation
    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have an amateur radio license of Novice Class or higher. Students may be pursuing a bachelor's degree in any field of engineering. They must be residents of one of the following states: North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland or Tennessee. Preference will be given to students with financial need.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$1,000-$5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and legal residents of the state of Maryland. They must be degree-seeking graduate or professional students in nursing, veterinary medicine, law, social work, medicine, dentistry or pharmacology. They must be enrolled at one of the following schools: University of Maryland; Baltimore (UMB) Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Pharmacy or Social Work; University of Baltimore School of Law; The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine or an eligible Maryland institution that grants a graduate degree in nursing, social work or pharmacology (first professional degree only). Selection is based on financial need.
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Deadline
April 11
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Howard County/Maryland
    Attention: Colette Roberts
    7303 Swan Point Way
    Columbia, MD 21045
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Maryland residents who are attending or plan to attend an institution of higher learning during the upcoming academic year. They must not be receiving a scholarship or other assistance that pays their tuition in full. Prior Howard County PFLAG scholarship recipients may not apply.
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$400-$3,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants (and their parents, if applicants are dependents) must be residents of the state of Maryland. They must be high school seniors or undergraduate students and must be or plan to become full-time, degree-seeking students. They must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on financial need.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$400-$16,100
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants and their parents must both be legal residents of the state of Maryland. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Guaranteed Access (GA) Grant application. Applicants and families must also meet the established income limits to qualify.
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Deadline
November 30
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
    1411 W. 190th Street
    Suite 325
    Los Angeles, CA 90248
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents and full-time undergraduate students. They must be attending an accredited, four-year postsecondary institution located in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. They must reside in or attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC or West Virginia. They must be sophomores who are enrolled in a degree program in liberal arts, law or business and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
Rolling
Amount
Up to $500
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Deadline
September 30
Amount
Up to $10,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must live in Maryland, and they must be employed full-time by Maryland state or local government or nonprofit organizations that serve low income or underprivileged people. They must have a degree from a Maryland college or from any law school, or certification from the Maryland State Department of Education. Priority is given to individuals who have graduated in the past three years. Applicants must also have college loans on which they have not defaulted, and each person's annual gross salary must be under $60,000. Applicants must work in one of the following positions: lawyers, teachers, nurses, nurse faculty members, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, speech pathologists or physician assistants.
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Deadline
February 15
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Jimmy Rane Foundation
    P.O. Box 40
    Abbeville, AL 36310
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
February 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to full tuition
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Kids' Chance of Maryland
    P.O. Box 20262
    Baltimore, MD 21284
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children of parents who were permanently or catastrophically injured or killed in an employment-related accident. They must be Maryland residents 16 to 25 years of age, and the parent's death or injury must have caused a major decrease in the family's income.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
July 1
Amount
Up to $3,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    CollegeBound Foundation
    Scholarship, Research and Retention Services
    300 Water Street
    Suite 300
    Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be new graduates of Baltimore City public high schools, have family income of no more than $75,000 per year and contribute at least 15 percent of their college costs through self-help. Students must attend Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Frostburg State University, Morgan State University, St. Mary's College of Maryland, Towson University, University of Maryland College Park, University of Maryland Eastern Shore or Villa Julie College. Applicants must also attend the Transition to College Workshop and the Annual Scholars' Luncheon and other program events scheduled throughout the year. The Student Aid Report, college acceptance letters, financial aid award letter and transcript are required. The grant is given to students whose Expected Family Contribution and financial aid package are less than the cost to attend college. The award is renewable up to five years.
  • Description
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Central Scholarship Bureau
    1700 Reisterstown Road
    Suite 220
    Baltimore, MD 21208-2903
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have already applied for a Central Scholarship Bureau interest-free loan for the current year, be enrolled at an accredited college, university or vocational school, have a certain income level and apply for financial aid and, if offered, accept a subsidized Stafford loan. An application form, budget form, copy of school bills, transcript, Student Aid Report, school financial aid award letter and essay are required. Selection is based on need and merit.
  • Description
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$2,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
Unknown
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria
    2121 Eisenhower Avenue
    Suite 608
    Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate music students who are Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC residents or students at colleges, universities or conservatories in Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC. Students must be 25 years of age or younger. Prior first place winners may not reenter.
  • Description
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Deadline
August 31
Amount
Up to $23,740
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of Maryland with valid unrestricted licenses to practice dentistry in Maryland. They must be employed full-time as dentists in Maryland, and they must be providing care to Maryland Medical Assistance Program (MMAP) recipients. At least 30 percent of each applicant's patients must be from the MMAP program. Applicants must have outstanding loans on which they have not defaulted.
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Association for Campus Activities
    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 31, first 75 applicants only
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Association for Campus Activities
    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, eastern Pennsylvania or Washington, DC.
  • Description
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Deadline
January 1
Amount
$3,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Description
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Deadline
Prior to the beginning of the funded semester
Amount
Up to full tuition
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Maryland residents, and they must be enrolled full-time or part-time at a Maryland school as graduate nursing students. Full-time students must agree to complete their graduate program within two years. All students must agree to work in the nursing faculty of a Maryland college within six months of graduation.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$200-$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. All applicants and their parents (if applicants are dependents of their parents) must be Maryland residents. Part-time applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and contact the financial aid office of the college attending and request to be considered for the Part-Time Grant. Selection is based on financial need.
  • Description
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Deadline
January 14
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Student Nurses' Association
    45 Main Street
    Suite 606
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or resident aliens. They must be enrolled in a nursing degree program at a school located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Selection is based on academic merit, involvement in community health and financial need.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$400-$10,100
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants cannot be residents of the state of Maryland, but they must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year undergraduate nursing program in Maryland. Students must agree to work full-time at a Maryland hospital after graduation, for a period of four years for full-time students and two years for part-time students.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
Up to full tuition
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Deadline
July 1
Amount
Up to $19,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a Maryland postsecondary school. Dependent students must have parents who also live in Maryland. Eligible majors are chosen to address current state or regional needs and usually include the following: child care, human services, teaching, nursing, physical and occupational therapy and public service. Students must agree to begin working within that employment field within one year of graduation at a rate of one year for every year that the scholarship was granted.
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