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District of Columbia Scholarships

In Washington D.C., scholarships should be plentiful, right? The nations capitol seems like a logical place to find tons of scholarships. Certainly, financial aid is readily available to those willing to do the research. For example, Scholarships.com can help you find information about college scholarships especially created for those living in District of Columbia. The scholarships below will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about District of Columbia scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

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Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 12/16/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Carson Scholars Fund awards $1,000 college scholarships to students in grades 4-11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Scholarship winners receive the honor of being named “Carson Scholars” and are awarded an Olympic-sized medal and a trophy for their school to celebrate their accomplishments. Previous winners of Carson Scholarships are eligible to reapply [...] More

DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG)

  • Application Deadline: 8/19/2023
  • Amount: $10,000
  • DCTAG was created by Congress in 1999 by the District of Columbia College Access Act; PL 106-98 and amended by DC College Access Improvement Act 2002 and DC College Access Improvement Act 2007 to expand higher education choices for college-bound residents of the District of Columbia. Currently, DCTAG recipients attend more than 300 colleges and universities.

    DCTAG provides up to $10,000 toward [...] More

Legacy of Life Essay & Video Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • All essay and video entrants must be a current high school senior who both resides and attends high school, or is home schooled, in Northern Virginia (specifically the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Clarke, Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George, and Fauquier as well as the independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas [...] More

MD & DC Credit Union College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Members of Maryland or District of Columbia-based credit unions and members of credit unions that are affiliated with the MD & DC Credit Union Association are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants can choose between the writing, video, or photo contest. Applicants must be entering their freshman through senior year of college or trade school. This scholarship does not apply to [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Tall Clubs International annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall. To enter, applicants must be under 21, entering college in the upcoming fall and meet the TCI height requirement minimums: 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men, barefoot. You must also find a local Tall [...] More

The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Esperanza Education Fund will award scholarships - ranging from $5,000 to $20,000, depending on financial need - to immigrant students in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, to attend public colleges and universities, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on qualities traditionally valued and demonstrated [...] More

The Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Eligible candidates to be considered for the The Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation scholarship application should be high school seniors who have participated in the Stock Market Game, or undergraduates who are currently sophomore or junior business majors with a concentration in finance or economics and who are enrolled at a four-year state-sponsored or private college or university. Applicants must [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: $7,000
  • The Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded people entering a wide range of careers. However, strong preference will be given to graduate students as well as undergraduates who have completed at [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a special incentive that the Army offers to highly qualified applicants entering the Army. Under the LRP, the Army will repay part of a Soldier's qualifying student loans. Only specified Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) qualify for the LRP. The Army will repay 15 percent of the outstanding principal balance, less taxes of the Soldier's student loans [...] More
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