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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.

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence. Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

Thursday Network I EMPOWER Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
As part of its commitment to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan community, Thursday Network developed a scholarship program to help local high school students pursue a collegiate education at any accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Since 1992, the I EMPOWER Scholarship Fund has provided more than $130,000 in scholarship funds to deserving high school seniors in [...] More

Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
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Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. aims to recognize and reward students in grade 4-11 who have earned the highest level of academic achievement. Emphasis is placed on students' performance and desire to maintain a strong academic record, as well as humanitarian qualities that have a positive impact on society. To be considered for nomination, students must: - be enrolled in grades 4-11 - be [...] More

D.C. Adoption Scholarship (DCAS)
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
DCAS was authorized by the Adoption Voucher Act of 2001. The Act appropriated a federal payment of $1 million to establish a scholarship fund for the post-secondary education of District of Columbia children who were adopted on or after October 1, 2001 and/or children who lost one or both parents as a result of the events of September 11, 2001. Applicant must be: - Adopted on/after October 1, [...] More

DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG)
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
DCTAG was created by the US Congress in 1999 through the District of Columbia College Access Act; and later amended by the DC College Access Improvement Act of 2002 for the purpose of expanding higher education choices for college-bound residents of the District of Columbia. Eligibility Criteria Applicant must be: - A US citizen or have eligible non-citizenship status. - A District of Columbia [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/financialaid/futurestudent/scholarships [...] More

Junior Achievement Essay Competition
Application Deadlines: October 29, Annually
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington is pleased to announce the Junior Achievement Essay Competition, sponsored by David M. Rubenstein. This year, Junior Achievement invites students from the Greater Washington region to compete for $110,000 in scholarships. The competition is open to any student in the 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the Greater Washington region. Students must write a [...] More

Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Washington, D.C. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 16, Annually
The Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Washington, D.C. will award scholarships for the upcoming academic year to qualified applicants. This past year, the Association awarded three scholarships of $750 each. We hope to award at least the same amount of money this year, and reserve the right to determine how many scholarships will be awarded and in what amount. The applicant eligibility criteria [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study fellowship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior [...] More

MD & DC Credit Union College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Credit Union Foundation of MD & D.C. is pleased to announce its $11,000 College Scholarship Program. Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the winning essay-based applicants in May, and a new video-based award category has been added and will earn the selected video producer a $1,000 college scholarship. For complete information and the application form, visit website. Any member of a [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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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 information [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc.
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc.(KSEF) provides scholarships to promising District of Columbia public high school graduates needing assistance in order to attend college. Each recipient must: - Be a graduating senior of a Washington, D.C. public high school - Have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher - Demonstrate financial need - Be involved in school and community activities [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Eastern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to the college students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps a number of outstanding and deserving legally blind students attend college or attend graduate school with scholarships of $10,000. 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 attend/remain in the [...] More

The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation, Inc.
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association is a non-profit organization and an affiliate of the Security Traders Association. This year, the Foundation intends to award a minimum of three $2,500 scholarships, one in each member jurisdiction of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The monetary awarded amounts may increase depending on the number of applications received. The winners will be [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The principal focus of the Roothbert Fund is its Scholarships Program, through which it makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Scholarships may only be applied to study at an accredited institution based in the United States. The Fund seeks candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values," and works to foster fellowship among them. The Fund is [...] More

Legacy of Life Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Washington Regional Transplant Consortium is offering high school seniors in the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and suburban Maryland the opportunity to receive scholarship money for college by writing an essay on organ, eye and tissue donation. WRTC's Donor Family Council is sponsoring this special project of financial assistance to area college-bound students. The scholarships [...] More

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