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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.

Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Washington, D.C. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/22/2018
  • Amount: $1,200
  • Each year, the Washington, D.C. Alumnae Panhellenic Association presents a scholarship to young women in financial need who have demonstrated outstanding academic and professional abilities and an intrinsic commitment to philanthropy and Greek Life.

    Eligibility:
    -Member in good standing of a fully-participating sorority of the National Panhellenic Conference
    -Rising sophomore, junior, [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarship Option winners receive:
    -Tuition or room and board support
    -Additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment
    -A monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year that increases each year based on your Military Science Class
    -Pay for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of college
    -If qualified, [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] More

Board of Young Adult Advisors (BOYAA) Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/11/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The BOYAA wishes to recognize a Baltimore, MD or Washington, DC area resident who has battled cancer or selflessly supported a parent or sibling through their cancer experience. This award seeks to honor the applicant who has demonstrated courage, spirit, and determination, not only in the face of a cancer battle, but also in pursuing their own educational and professional goals. This award is [...] More

Capital One Hispanic Scholarship Program: VA

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Capital One Hispanic Scholarship Program is designed to aid and honor talented Hispanic high school seniors. Scholarships are awarded to students who have exemplified excellence through their school work and work in the community. It is intended to highlight how Hispanic high school students can positively impact their community. Students will be rewarded for their leadership as shown through [...] More

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 1/6/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Carson Scholars Fund awards college scholarships to students in grades 4 through 11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Students must attend an accredited K-12 school in the United States.

    An interested student must be nominated by his/her school to be able to compete for a Carson Scholarship. It is up to a school how to determine its nominee. The minimum [...] More

David and Maryla Korn Family Scholarship Fund for the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and/or Jewish Primary Day School

  • Application Deadline: 5/2/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • This scholarship is awarded once a year. Applications are sent directly to the school. Please contact your school counselor to apply. Decisions are based primarily on financial need.

    Applicants must be:
    - A Jewish resident of the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area
    - Attending the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School or the Jewish Primary Day [...] More

DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG)

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • DCTAG provides up to $10,000 toward the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public colleges and universities throughout the U.S., Guam and Puerto Rico. DCTAG also provides up to $2,500 per academic year toward tuition at private colleges and universities in the District and private Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide.

    Eligibility:
    - A U.S. [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest challenges students to create prom outfits using Duck Tape and wear them to prom for a chance to win scholarship cash. Legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Maryland, Vermont, Colorado and the Province of Quebec, who are at least 14 years of age or older can apply. You must also attend a high [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

    Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

    For more [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $12,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc. seeks to address its educational commitment to the Washington, DC, community by acquiring and utilizing resources to provide scholarships to promising students who are seeking a quality college education, assisting youth in achieving the skills and knowledge required to compete in a rapidly changing technological world, and enhancing the quality of life [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Eastern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 7/8/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement, encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership [...] More

Legacy of Life Essay & Video Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/23/2018
  • Amount: $5,000
  • A recent study by Gallup shows that while nearly 95% of U.S. adults support organ donation, only 50% have signed up on a state donor registry. There are still not enough donors to save the lives of the more than 124,000 individuals currently
    on the transplant waiting list.

    Eligible students must reside and attend high school in one of the following locations:
    -Virginia: Arlington, Fairfax, [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps outstanding and deserving legally blind high school students from across the country attend college with scholarships. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or university of their choice. [...] More

Lisa Higgins-Hussman Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/11/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Lisa Higgins-Hussman Foundation Scholarship Award is for a young adult between the ages of 15 and 35 who has been affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a parent/guardian or sibling. The applicant must be a permanent resident of Maryland, DC or Virginia.

    Scholarship winners will be awarded a total of $2,500 over two academic semesters. Scholarship funds will be [...] More

Marilyn Yetso Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/11/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults established the Marilyn Yetso Memorial Scholarship to support the financial needs of a college student who has lost a parent to cancer or has a parent with cancer and who displays financial need. This competitive award seeks to honor the spirit, energy, and determination that Marilyn displayed during her life, her love for her family and friends, and her [...] More

Meg Graham Scholarship…Celebrating Service and Leadership

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The scholarship is open to any D.C. high school senior, at a public or charter school, matriculating to an accredited, four-year, post-secondary institution in upcoming academic year. S/he must demonstrate a commitment to volunteerism and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    The scholarship award will be paid in four annual equal installments based on the scholarship recipient meeting a minimum GPA of 2.75 [...] More

Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg/Textile Study Group of New York

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2017
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Textile Study Group of New York (TSGNY) has announced a call for entries for the Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Award.

    The winner will receive a $1,500 award, a one-year TSGNY membership and an invitation to present his/her fiber artwork at the June 17th TSGNY meeting held in New York City. Students’ entries will be juried by the TSGNY Student Award Committee.

    College students and [...] More

Perlita Liwanag Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/11/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Perlita Liwanag Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Perlita Liwanag who lost her life to pancreatic cancer. The purpose of this scholarship is to support the financial needs of a deserving young adult in the Washington, DC metro area (Maryland, Northern Virginia, and DC) seeking higher education within the U.S.

    Applicants must have been between the ages of 15 and 39 during [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2017
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI 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.

    Eligibility:
    -You must be under 21
    -You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
    -You must also meet the TCI [...] More

The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • 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.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be born outside the U.S. or have two parents born outside the U.S.
    -Must [...] More

The Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2017
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association is a non-profit organization and an affiliate of the Security Traders Association. The Security Traders Association, (STA), founded in 1934, is a professional trade organization that works to improve the ethics, business standards and working environment for members who are engaged in the buying, selling and trading of securities.

    Eligible [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. 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 grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/23/2017
  • Amount: $1,500
  • U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

Wash AFCEA DC Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $12,000
  • To promote higher education, the Washington Chapter AFCEA DC will award college scholarships to eligible applicants in the Washington Metro Council of Governments [COG] area in June. Since May 1989 $1,940,500 has been committed to 299 students in the Metro area from 100 high schools entering 66 U.S. colleges. Our $8,000 two year scholarships and one at $12,000 for three years are open to high [...] More

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