Maryland Scholarships

Maryland scholarships aren't the only scholarships out there for you, but they're a start, right? Thankfully, millions of college scholarships worth billions of dollars are available to students across the country. Just living in the state of Maryland can make you eligible for a scholarship. By using a student’s state of residence or college attendance as one of the search criteria, Scholarships.com can help students find awards created especially for Maryland residents. Take a look at the scholarships below for a sampling of opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. For additional information about scholarships based on state and other search criteria, you may conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

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

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

Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship was established in 2002 by the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show, Inc. (MANTS). This scholarship serves to memorialize Mr. Akehurst who served the horticultural industry as one of the founders of MANTS. Through this scholarship, MANTS will provide scholarship opportunity to qualified students to help ensure the continuity of the nursery and landscape [...] More

Chesapeake Bay Trust Honorable Arthur Dorman Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/2/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Honorable Arthur Dorman Scholarship recognizes a Maryland high school or college student of color who motivates and inspires others and participates in efforts to improve the local environment and/or the community. The winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship award. Applicants will need to answer questions in 500 words or less on the application. Applicants must complete the entire form at [...] More

Chesapeake Bay Trust Student of the Year

  • Application Deadline: 12/2/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Chesapeake Bay Trust Awards Program honors students, teachers, individuals, communities, businesses and organizations for their work to promote education, improve local communities and help restore the Chesapeake Bay.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a Maryland resident and full-time student at a Maryland high school or college
    -Must motivate and inspire other students by promoting environmental [...] More

Cynthia E. Morgan Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/25/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • This scholarship was established in 2005 in the name of Cynthia E. Morgan, who passed away in October 2004 after a courageous, but all-too-brief, fight with stomach cancer. It has been established in an attempt to aid select college students in paying for their post-secondary education. This year’s scholarship is set at $1,000.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a current resident of the state of Maryland
    -Be [...] More

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

  • Application Deadline: 5/2/2018
  • 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

Doug Parker Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/11/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Doug Parker Memorial Scholarship was established in 2009 to support the financial needs of young adults in Howard County, Maryland who have been affected by cancer, and are seeking higher education. This award was established by the Parker family to continue Doug's legacy and to honor the spirit of entrepreneurship, energy and determination that Doug Parker displayed during his [...] 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

Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 7/15/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program, you must be a Maryland resident at the time of application and enroll at a two-year or four-year Maryland college/university, as a full-time or part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student or attend a private career school.

    Also, you must be:

    -The son, daughter, stepchild, or the surviving spouse (who has [...] 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

Environmental Law Institute Research Internship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Environmental Law Institute (ELI), a non-profit research and education center in Washington, DC, seeks individuals to conduct research on natural resource protection and pollution prevention. Interns work directly with staff attorneys, scientists and economists on a variety of projects. Substantive areas of focus include: land use policy, public participation in environmental regulation, [...] More

Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Current full-time or part-time graduate students enrolled at an eligible accredited Maryland post-secondary institution in a Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN, MS) program, post-graduate certificate program in nursing education, Doctorate (PhD, DNP, EdD) program or another graduate-level nursing program required to prepare individuals to become nursing faculty are eligible to apply. For purposes [...] 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

Howard P. Rawlings Educational Assistance Grant

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Who may apply: Current high school seniors and full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates.

    How to apply: Complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    When to apply: January 1st through March 1st each year. Late applicants will be placed on a waiting list.

    All majors are eligible.

    You and your parents (if you are a dependent student) must be Maryland residents. [...] More

Jack F. Tolbert Memorial Student Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • The Jack F. Tolbert Memorial Student Grant is for students attending or who plan to attend a private career school.

    If you are interested in applying for this award, complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1st. Apply to the financial aid office of the private career school you will attend.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    - Must be a Maryland resident
    - [...] More

JCS Newhoff Scholarship for a Jewish Student with a Diagnosed Learning Disability

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • JCS offers several scholarships for Jewish high school seniors from the Baltimore Metro Area planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. There is a scholarship available for a student with a documented diagnosed learning disabilit. The scholarships are competitive. Recipients are chosen based upon several criteria, including academic performance, financial need, community and [...] More

JCS Scholarship for Jewish Students from Single-Parent Homes

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • JCS offers several scholarships for Jewish high school seniors from the Baltimore Metro Area planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. There is a scholarship available for a student with a documented diagnosed learning disability and several scholarships available for students from single-parent homes. The scholarships are competitive. Recipients are chosen based on several [...] More

Kahdine Ann DaCosta Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Kahdine Ann DaCosta Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership was established on October 15, 2011 in honor of Kahdine Ann DaCosta. Every year, I AM O'KAH! searches for students that embody Kahdine’s tenacious drive and unwavering dedication to the community.

    Eligibility:
    -Applicants must attend a high school in the Baltimore Metro area (Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Ann [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Eastern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2017
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) offers the Eastern Regional Chapter Scholarship to students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals). Students who will be a full-time student at a school in one of the designated Eastern region states (Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North [...] 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

Letitia B. Carter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Letitia B. Carter scholarship is presented by the Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation in memory of former CEO of the Restaurant Association of Maryland. This competitive scholarship is awarded to Maryland residents interested in pursuing hospitality-related coursework. It is available to high school students and college students as well as high school, college or corporate [...] 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

Maryland Graduate and Professional School Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • To apply for this program, you must be a Maryland resident and demonstrate financial need. You must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student, either part-time or full-time, and attend one of the following schools: University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Pharmacy, or Social Work; University of Baltimore School of Law; The Johns Hopkins University School of [...] More

Maryland Part-Time Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Who may apply: Part-time, degree-seeking undergraduates and students who are simultaneously enrolled in a secondary school and an institution of higher education (dually enrolled students).

    How to apply: Part-time undergraduates must complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Contact the financial aid office of the institution you will attend and ask to be [...] More

Maryland State Archives Internships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Maryland State Archives is the repository for the permanent records of Maryland state, county and municipal government, including government reports and other publications. In addition to Maryland government records, our holdings include a Library of Marylandia and Special Collections of broad scope, such as newspapers, manuscripts and private papers, maps, church records, and an extensive [...] More

Maryland Tuition Waiver for Foster Care Recipients

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • Certain students under the age of 25 who have resided in an out-of-home placement in Maryland and who are attending a Maryland public two-year or four-year institution.

    How to apply: complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1 each year. Contact the financial aid office of the institution you will attend to have the waiver activated.

    Apply between [...] More

Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg/Textile Study Group of New York

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • 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

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2018
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

    -Region I: [...] 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: 5/15/2018
  • 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

Regina C. Williams Memorial Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Educational Leaders Scholarship seeks to identify Prince Georges County high school seniors who have been accepted into a collegiate institution and will pursue a bachelor’s degree in education. The applicant must attend a Prince Georges County public school, be a Prince Georges County resident, be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Current college students are not [...] 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: 4/30/2018
  • 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 Officer Chad Spicer Heroes Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Officer Chad Spicer Heroes Scholarship was created in memory of Georgetown, DE police officer Chad Spicer, killed in the line of duty on September 1, 2009. To honor Officer Spicer and his commitment to the community, the Heroes Scholarship seeks to bring awareness to other heroes in our own hometowns. The scholarship is open to high school seniors from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and [...] More

The Ron & Cora Lee Children of Law Enforcement Officers Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2017
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Ron and Cora Lee Children of Law Enforcement Officers scholarships are open to high school seniors seeking a full-time post-secondary education at an accredited college or university with at least a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) or equivalent, and who have a parent / guardian that is currently employed by, or entitled to a vested pension from a law enforcement agency, and personally has, or [...] 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

VMDAEC Educational Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/10/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Each year, the Education Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships based on 40% financial need; 40% academic achievement; and 20% personal statement. Funds can be applied towards tuition, student fees, room and board, or textbooks.

    Eligibility:
    -Applicant's primary residence must receive its electric power from one of the 15 member electric cooperatives served by Virginia, Maryland and [...] 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

Last Reviewed: May 2017

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