Annapolis HS Scholarship Newsletter

January 16, 2015

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Point Foundation: College Scholarships for LGBT Students January 21st

Awards: up to $10,000 a year

Eligibility: Open to high school senior or college students who have come out.

Paul Mitchell School for Cosmetology in Delaware January 30, 2015

Award: $2000

Eligibility: Must apply to Paul Mitchell School in Delaware for Cosmetology

Must have a 2.0 GPA

See Ms Richburg in Counseling Office for application

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship January 30, 2014

Award: up to $40,000

Eligibility: High school senior, planning to enroll in a 4 year college in fall full-time, GPA of 3.5 or higher unweighted, test scores SAT reading/math 1200+; ACT composite 26+; Demonstrate financial need

ELKS Legacy Awards January 30, 2015

Provides scholarships for children and grandchildren of dues paying Elks members.

Judged on Knowledge, charity, community service.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations January 31

Award Amount: $1000

Eligibility: Candidate must be in 9th-12th grade

applicant should complete a two part application; Part II is to be completed by candidate supporter.

Student must have created harmony and understanding among people of different races, thereby having a positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities.

Leadership in Service Scholarship January 31, 2015

Award: $2,500 a year for 4 years



University of Dayton Leadership in Service January 31, 2015

Award: $10000 over 4 years

Eligibility: Must be planning to attend University of Dayton. MUST BE NOMINATED-SEE YOUR COUNSELOR OR MS. RICHBURG

W. H. "Howie" McClennan Scholarship February 1, 2015

Award: $2500 may be renewable


Student must have a parent who was a firefighter and lost life in line of duty.

Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship for Women in Science & Math February 1, 2015

Award: Full tuition at one of 13 different institutions

Eligibility: Strong academic performance

Admission for full-time study in one of the following degree programs Biology, Computer Science, or Mathematics

Interest in a career working in teaching, or doing research in mathematics or sciences

US citizenship

F. Armstrong Scholarship- Cornell College Feb. 1st

Award: $12,500

Eligibility: Entering college freshman who are hispanic or Latino students

Joe Francomano Scholarship February 1st

Award: $5000

Eligibility: A high school senior graduating before June 30. The committee requires a personal essay form each applicant. Applicants will need to respond in 250 words or less to a question concerning current issues. The question for is: How does free enterprise create prosperity? The essay should be typed and double spaced.

Demonstrated leadership and excellent extracurricular and community activities. Financial need.

Ohio State- Eminence Program & Scholarships February 1, 2015

Award: Full cost of attendance & stipend

Eligibility: Academic distinction in high school is assumed. The typical profile of a student admitted to the Eminence Fellows has an ACT composite score of 34 and higher or an SAT Critical Reading and Math score of 1520 and higher. Eminence Fellows generally graduate in the top three percent of their high school classes. Many become class Valedictorians

Heroes Tribute Scholarship February 1, 2015

Award: $7500 each year

Eligibility: Children of :Marines and former Marines killed in terrorist attack Sept. 11, 2001, Marines or Nave Corpsmen serving with Marines killed in combat after Sept. 11, 2001, Navy

Religious Program Specialists killed or in combat on or after September 27, 2008.

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholarship February 4th, 2015

Amount: $10,000 ( $2500 over four years)

Eligibility: Must be in an accredited four-year college or university full-time in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics program.

Must have at least a 3.5 GPA and maintain a 3.0 GPA in college.

Must be a US citizen

Must be graduating senior

Must have minimum composite SAT of 1700 or ACT of 27

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc Received by February 6th

Award: Varies

Eligibility: Minority high school seniors

Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher

Plan to pursue a post-secondary education at an accredited four year program

Applications in Counseling Office

American Society of Military Comptrollers February 6, 2015

Award: $1000

Eligibility: Must be graduating senior

Must be entering a field of study related to numbers eg. finance, accounting, economics, business administration, etc.

Must attend school in Virginia, Maryland or Washington DC

See Counseling Office for Application

National Peace Essay Contest February 10th

Award: $1000-$10,000

Eligibility: Student must be in 9th-12th grade and attend a public, private, or parochial school in the US. Essay prompt: The Impact of New Media on Peacebuilding and Conflict Management.

CORE Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship last Saturday in February

Award: varies

Eligibility: Must tell personal story which includes financial need and other compelling challenges

Extra-curricular involvement

Academic promise

NAACP Scholarship

Amount: $1000

Eligibility: Must be high school senior; must plan to attend UMCP, University of Albany-SUNY; or Towson University in Fall 2015. no gpa requirement

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship February 15, 2015

Amount: Varies

Eligibility: Depends on Scholarship applying for

WACE CO-OP Scholarship Program February 15, 2015


Must apply to Institution to be eligible for scholarship

Check University deadlines.

Clarkson University - renewable merit scholarships up to $24,000

State University of New York, OSWEGO - renewable merit scholarships up to $24,000

Drexel University - renewable merit scholarship up to $30,000

Univerisity of Cincinatti - merit scholarships $6,000

Johnson & Wales - renewable merit scholarships up to $24,000

University of Massachusetts, LOWELL - renewable merit scholarships up to $26,000

RIT - renewable merit scholarship up to $24,000

The University of Toledo - renewable merit up to $24,000

Wentworth Institute of Technology - renewable merit scholarship for up to $24,000 to $30,000.

Merrimack College - renewable merit scholarship up to $24,000

Kettering University - renewable merit scholarship for up to $24,000

William "Bill" Reid Music Scholarship February 15, 2015

Award: varies

Eligibility: Must be graduating senior attending an AACP school.

Must have applied to and been accepted by a four-college or university.

Must be actively participating in a school band, orchestra, jazz ensemble, etc.

Must plan to major in Music (instrumental) or Music Education

Minimum grade point average 2.5

Please see Counseling Office for application.

Dr. Kenneth E, Mann Scholarship February 20, 2015

Award: $1000

Eligibility: Graduate from MD public high school and plan to pursue elementary teaching degree.

Application in Counseling Office

Asian Pacific Fund February 20

Award: $5000

Eligibility: 14 different scholarship programs

Check website for different scholarship program requirements

Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship February 22nd

Award Amount: $500

Eligibility: Must be of Chicano/Latino descent

Must be an undocumented student. We define an undocumented student as someone who was born outside of the U.S. but lives here without legal permission of the federal government..

Must be or will be a high school/GED graduate who will enroll for the first time in an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the 2014-15 academic year. Due to limited funds, current college students who have already graduated high school or received their GED will not be considered.

Cynthia E. Morgan Memorial February 25th, 2015

Award: $1000

Eligibility: Must be current resident of Maryland

Must be first in family who will be attending a Maryland accredited post-secondary school.

Must be planning to enter a medical or medical related field

Bank of America: Joe Martin Scholarship February 26th

Award: $1000-$5000


  • Be 23 years of age or younger and a dependent of a Bank of America employee
  • Be a high school senior or graduate
  • Plan to be enrolled or currently be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school located in the United States
  • Enroll in the college, university, or vocational/technical school of their choice in the United States no later than the fall of the year in which the award is given


Anne Frank Outstanding Scholarship February 27th, 2015

Award: $10,000


  • Acting as spokespersons for tolerance;
  • On a daily basis, having the courage to be bridge builders and peacemakers;
  • Creating programs that address intolerance, violence prevention and conflict resolution;
  • Standing up against intolerance by leading or participating in community-based organizations.

Buick Achievers Scholarship February 27, 2015

Award: $100,000

Eligibility: Must have strong GPA, participate in extra-curricular activities, and demonstrate financial need. Majority given to students majoring in engineering or technology fields.

A-OK Student Reward Program Deadline Not Specified

Award: Savings Bonds between 500 to 2500 dollars

Eligibility: Dependent children of active duty Military members, Reservists, and Military Retirees in grades 1-12 with GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Charles C. Blanton AFBA Family Survivor College Scholarship Deadline Not Specified

Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Open to surviving children of deceased members of AFBA (Armed Forces Benefit Association) and emergency service providers. Must be in line of duty.

Edward T. Conroy Memorial Must turn in FAFSA

Award: varies

Eligibility: Provides assistance to 100% disabled public service employees children; children of POW's, children of deceased or 100% disabled military; children of victims of Sept. 11th terrorist attack.

See Counseling Office for details

ELKs Emergency Educational Grant

Provides financial assistance to children of a totally disabled or deceased Elks member.

Amounts range up to $4000.

Must be submitted to Lodge parent or stepparent was a member.

AYLA Willie Gateau Scholarship March 1, 2015

Amount: Varies can use scholarship as deemed necessary

Eligibility: Must have played with AYLA for a minimum of one Spring season. Must meet requirements of NCAA eligibility rules.

Check Counseling Office for application

The Polish Heritage Association of Maryland March 1, 2015

Award: $1500 to $2000

Eligibility: Must be a fourth year high school student or full time college student, a legal resident of Maryland and have at least two Polish ancestors. Students must attend an accredited college or university in the US. Selection will be made largely based on financial aid and evaluation of academic standing, leadership potential.

McDonald's Scholarship March 1, 2015

Award: up to $5000

Eligibility: High School Senior of Asian Pacific Island heritage, US citizen or permanent resident, starting full-time study in fall, minimum GPA 3.3

National Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship March 1, 2015

Award: between $1000-$2500

Eligibility: High School senior in top 25% of class planning on studying engineering.

Special scholarships for minorities and women.

Electronic Security Association Youth Scholarship Program March 1, 2015

Award: 1 year at $7500 and 1 year at $2500

Eligibility: Seniors graduating from high school who are children of full-time active duty law enforcement and fire service personnel.

Heroes Legacy Scholarships March 1, 2015

Award: $5000

Eligibility: children of US Military Servicemembers (including active duty, retirees, Guard/Reserves, and survivors) who are younger than 23 years of age and at or planning to attend an accredited community college or university. One parent while serving in military must have died, become disabled, or qualified for Traumatic Servicemember Group Life Insurance. GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Kohl's Cares Scholarship March 1, 2015

Award: varies, local, regional and national winners

Eligibility: Must be nominated

Non Commissioned Officers Association Scholarship March 1, 2015

Award: $900

Eligibility: Based on recommendations and essay

Naval Officers Spouses Club March 1, 2015

Award: $2000

Eligibility: Dependent children of active-duty, retired, or deceased US Navy personnel who served in Naval District Washington. Applicants must be planning on attending an accredited college and be a US citizen.

Tailhook Educational Foundation Scholarship March 1, 2015

Award: $1500 to $22,000

Eligibility: the children of current or former US Navy or Marine Corp personnel who served as an aviator, flight officer, or air crewman or children of personnel who are serving or have served on board a US Navy aircraft carrier as a member of the ships company or air wing. Must be accepted in an accredited college or university.

American College Foundation Visionary Scholarships March 1, 2015

Award: varies each year

Eligibility: Must be US citizen or eligible non citizens. Must be planning on attending a college or university in the US.

National Independent Automobile Dealers Association March 1, 2015

Award: $3500

Eligibility: Open to seniors whose family has an association to auto industry. Must have excellent academic record and an aptitude for college work.

Kristi Caperton Memorial Award March 1, 2015


Eligibility: Must be nominated by coach if participated in US Academic Decathalon

Vera Yip Memorial Scholarship March 1, 2015

Award: $2500 for 2 semesters


  • Applicant must either be a permanent resident of Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, D.C. or attending an educational institution in Maryland, Virginia or Washington, D.C.
  • Age 35 or younger at time of application
  • Young adult cancer survivor diagnosed between the ages of 15 to 35 – may include initial or secondary diagnosis, relapse or active treatment or
  • Young adult who as lost a parent/guardian to cancer or has a parent/guardian with cancer
  • Actively involved in their community with demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Demonstrates financial need

Merit Scholarship for continued education March 1, 2015

Award: $1000

Eligibility: Must have parent active duty and attached to Fort Meade.

Must have military dependent Id and GPA of 2.5 or higher

Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Memorial Peace Scholarship March 1st

Award: 250 to 500 dollars


  1. You are a high school senior or college freshman at time of application, AND
  2. You can provide evidence of leadership and/or personal initiative in activities or in an organization (including volunteer of paid work) relating to peace and social justice, nuclear disarmament, and/or conflict resolution.

CPO Scholarship Fund March 1, 2015

Award: $2000

Eligibility: Must be dependent of Active, Reserve, or retired Navy CPO's.

Must be planning to attend college full time in fall

Howard P. Rawlings March 1, 2015

Award: varies

Eligibility: GPA must be 2.5 or higher

Must be Maryland resident

Must enroll in 2 or 4 year college

Must be attending a Maryland college

Must demonstrate financial need

See Counseling Office for details

ELKS Vocational Grant Program March 1, 2015

Eligibility to high school seniors, US citizens, living in MD, DE, DC, planning to pursue an eligible federal vocational/technical program culminating in an associate degree, diploma, or certificate. Students attending Center of Applied Technology South and Annapolis High School may pick up applications in the Counseling Office or Phil Greenfield College and Career Center. Must be returned to office by February 28th.

AFOSC-Air Force Officer's Spouses' Club Postmarked March 2nd

Amount: Varies

Eligibility: Must be eligible for graduation this year and plan to attend an accredited college or university in the fall.

Must be a legal military dependent of an active duty, reserve, guard, retired, MIA/POW, deceased officer or enlisted member of the US Air Force

Must have minimum GPA of 3.25

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship March 2, 2015

Amount: $2500

Eligibility: Must be high school senior, plan to enroll full time in an accredited two or-four year college or university or vocational school. GPA of 2.5 or above, be a US citizen, demonstrate financial need.

Flag House Scholarship 4PM on March 27, 2015

Award: $1812

Eligibility: 250 word essay

Green Pest Services Scholarship March 31, 2015

Award: $750

Eligibility: Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA

Income status report required.

PFLAG-HATCH Youth Scholarship Program Opens February due March

Award: $1000-$5000

Eligibility: Graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or straight-ally who is a high school senior.

Chin Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarships March

Award: $1000


  • Grade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a four-year college or university in 2013-14
  • Self or parent currently or formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant
  • Community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Financial need
  • No citizenship status requirement

AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest April 1, 2015

Award: $2000

Eligibility: US citizen or permanent residents, seniors in high school.

Association of Commissioned Officers Scholarships April 1, 2015

Award: $1500

Eligibility: Must be sponsored by member of NOAA

Chesapeake Chapter MICA Scholarship April 1, 2015

Award: $2000

Eligibility: student graduating from public high school in central Maryland area and planning to attend college, university, or vocational/trade school in state. Must be children of active-duty, Reserve, retired, or civilian Army military intelligence members. Must be US citizen with record of achievement in academic, leadership, and community service.

See Counseling Office for Application

Esperanza Scholarship April 1st, 2015

Award: Varies


  • Must be born outside the U.S. or have two parents born outside the U.S.
  • Must be a graduating senior at a high school in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia.
  • Must enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university in the 2014-2015 academic year.

Davis-Putter Scholarship April 1, 2015

Award: maximum $10,000

Eligibility: Must be active participant in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity

Evaluated on financial need and academic ability

Citizenship not consideration but must live in the US

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes April 1, 2015

Award: $2500

Eligibility: Must be between 8 and 18 and have shown leadership in making the world a better place: by helping people, protecting the environment, halting violence, or leading other important service work.

Maryland American Legion General Scholarship April 1, 2015

Award: $500

Eligibility: Children of veterans who are Maryland residents. Must intend to attend college full time in fall

Maryland Multicultural Coalition Scholarship April 1, 2015

Award: varies

Eligibility: Must be Maryland resident

Must have a 3.4 unweighted GPA

Must be eligible to graduate in June

Proof of acceptance to a 2 or 4 year undergraduate program

Must intend to teach P-12 upon completion.

Application in Counseling Office

US Naval Academy Class of 1963 Foundation Scholarship April 1, 2015

Award: $3750

Eligibility: Children of deceased members of class of USNA class of 1963. Must be enrolled in 2 or 4 year college or university

Immigrant Youth Achievement Award April 11

Award: $1000

Eligibility: The honoree must be between the ages of 14 and 25 years of age on April 11, 2015

• The honoree must be an immigrant to the United States, including those who have become naturalized citizens;

Joseph J. Fox Memorial Scholarship April 15, 2015

Award: $2000

Eligibility: Must be accepted into an accredited college or university

Must major in Education, Must have maintained a 3.2 GPA through high school. - go to Resources

Clare and Robert Moore Scholarship April 15, 2014

Award: $1000

Eligibility: Must be planning to attend Notre Dame Women's College

Must major in English or Theatre

Kamryn Lambert Scholaarship April 17, 2015

Award: Varies approx. $3000

Eligibility: Must be going into Nursing field


The Fountainhead Essay Contest April 26th, 2015

Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Must be in 11th or 12th grade

Pick one of 3 essay topics.

The Fountainhead Essay Contest April 26th, 2015

Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Must be in 11th or 12th grade

Pick one of 3 essay topics.

American Patriot Freedom Scholarship Award May 1, 2015

Award: $1000

Eligibility: Children of active duty or Reserve service members, disabled as direct result of a military operation or killed during a military operation or retired with honorable discharge. Must be enrolled in accredited college or university.

Humane Education Network: A Voice for Animals May 2015

Award: $250-$1000

Eligibility: the contest is open to all students currently attending high school anywhere in the world, regardless of nationality, citizenship or residency status. Read the rules carefully at our website. Only entries submitted via the form on the web site will be considered.

Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) Scholarship May 23, 2015

Award: $2000


  • Be a current high school (or home-schooled) senior attending school in the United States
  • Neither parent has earned a four-year college degree
  • Must be attending a CSO partner college or university
  • Be seeking financial aid and scholarship support for college
  • Be involved in extracurricular and leadership programs in school or in the community
  • B. Davis Scholarship May 25th, 2015

    Award: $1000

    Eligibility: Open to all juniors and seniors

    Henry J. Reilly Memorial Scholarship May 1, 2015

    Award: $1000

    Eligibility: Must be children or grandchildren of active or associate members of Reserve Officers Association. Must be accepted to an accredited 4 year college or university. Must have GPA 3.3 or higher. have scored at least 1875 on the SAT or 55 on combined English/math ACT show good moral character and leadership.

    Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grants June 1, 2015

    Award: Ranges up to that of Pell Grant

    Eligibility: Parent was in US Armed Forces and died as a result of service in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001. Must be enrolled in a college or university.

    Designed for students who are not eligible for a Pell Grant.

    Kid's Chance Scholarship

    Award: up to $5000 per semester


    The Kids' Chance of Maryland scholarship is intended to assist in obtaining a high school, vocational, college, or post-graduate education for financially needy, qualified, worthy, and deserving students. Students may not be older than 25 years of age. Students must have had a parent or guardian who has suffered a catastrophic or fatal accidental injury or occupational disease while working for a Maryland employer.

    Applications in Counseling Office or

    Michael Jackson Scholarship

    Award: $4000 annually

    Eligibility: Undergraduate students attending a UNCF member college or university. Students must be majoring in communications, English, or performing arts. Must have a 3.0 GPA and be eligible for financial aid.

    After filling out a UNCF college application look on scholarship page for this scholarship.

    Navy Counselors Association Scholarships Deadline Not Specified

    Awards: $1500

    Eligibility: Open to dependence of active-duty or retired members of the association who are accepted or enrolled in an undergraduate education program.

    500 word essay

    Thurgood Marshall College Fund

    Award: varies


    GPA of 3.0 or better

    Must apply for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

    Attend one of the 47 TMCF Member schools

    Be a US citizen or permanent resident

    Demonstrate leadership qualities and service experience

    Be recommended by current faculty

    Information on some other scholarships

    Arts Institutes and Americans for the Arts Poster Design Competition exclusive to students majoring in design and applied arts or graphic design.

    Colleges that offer Graphic Arts Scholarships -Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, Colorado State University, and Auburn University.j

    Economics Scholarships are offered at University of South Dakota and Boise State University.

    ROTC Scholarships - Army, Navy and Marine ROTC programs. - expected to serve in the military after graduation. For ARMY apply to Army ROTC and for Marine or Navy, NAVY ROTC.

    If interested in Coast Guard should look into Coast Guard Student Reserve must spend eight weeks in training during two summers and work two weekends a month during school year. After graduation students begin reserve service.

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