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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

Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Washington, D.C. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 22, Annually
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 Deadlines: February 01, Annually
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
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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 Deadlines: March 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: April 30, Annually
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 Deadlines: January 08, Annually
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

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 [...] More

David and Maryla Korn Family Scholarship Fund for the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and/or Jewish Primary Day School
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
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 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 [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape.

Each couple/single entry must include:
-One color photograph (professional or [...] 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 [...] More

Esperanza Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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 be a [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant
Application Deadlines:
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 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

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
Application Deadlines: October 15, Annually
The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards run annually and honor young Latino leaders with grants for their college education or to fund a community service effort. The Youth Awards program is presented by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and their sponsors. Latino high school seniors will have the opportunity to apply. If selected, the students will be honored during 10 regional ceremonies with [...] More

Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc.
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
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

Legacy of Life Essay & Video Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 23, Annually
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 Deadlines: March 31, Annually
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 Deadlines: March 01, Annually
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.

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

Marilyn Yetso Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
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

MD & DC Credit Union College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program is underway now. Eligible credit union members may apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships, one $1,000 video-based scholarship, and/or one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. Eligible members may apply in all three categories.

-This year's essay topic is: you and a friend would like to start building your credit. Discuss with your [...] More

Meg Graham Scholarship…Celebrating Service and Leadership
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: May 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: March 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: May 15, Annually
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 Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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.

What are the requirements?
-You must be under 21
-You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
-You must also meet [...] More

The Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
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 Deadlines: January 31, Annually
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 Deadlines: June 23, Annually
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 Deadlines: March 31, Annually
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

Last Edited: December 2015

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