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.

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Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2022
  • 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

Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 7/15/2023
  • 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.

    Applicants must be related to U.S. Service members, veterans, POW/MIA from the Vietnam [...] More

Howard P. Rawlings Educational Assistance Grant

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Howard P. Rawlings Educational Assistance Grants are open to current high school seniors and full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates. Applicants must complete the FAFSA online (or the Maryland State Financial Aid Application if needed). Applicants must be Maryland residents, enrolled or enrolling at a two-year or four-year Maryland college or university as a full-time (12+ credits per [...] More

JCS Scholarship for Jewish Students from Single-Parent Homes

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2023
  • 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

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

Letitia B. Carter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/20/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Letitia B. Carter scholarship, applicants must be a Maryland resident, high school senior or college student high school, college or corporate instructor or hospitality industry professional. Must be pursuing hospitality related coursework, and have a minimum cumulative unweighted grade point average of 3.0 out of 4.0 (high school and college students only). Must have a [...] More

Maryland Graduate and Professional School Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • MHEC is the State of Maryland's higher education coordinating board responsible for establishing statewide policies for Maryland public and private colleges and universities and for-profit career schools. MHEC also administers state financial aid programs that affect students on a statewide basis. The State has an extensive array of financial aid programs in the form of grants, scholarships and [...] More

Maryland Part-Time Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Part-time, degree-seeking undergraduates and students who are simultaneously enrolled in a secondary school and an institution of higher education (dually enrolled students) may apply for a Maryland Part-Time Grant by completing and filing the FAFSA or the Maryland State Financial Aid Application. Dually enrolled students must contact your college financial aid office to determine the application [...] More

Maryland Tuition Waiver for Foster Care Recipients

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Maryland Tuition Waiver for Foster Care Recipients is available to foster care youth who are enrolled as a candidate for an associate, bachelor’s degree or vocational certificate at a Maryland Public institution of higher education. Applicants must be 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 [...] 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

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/12/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The National Association of Independent Automobile Dealers provides several scholarship opportunities for exceptional high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry. Encouraging and supporting education opportunities for future industry leaders is integral to our vision of a robust, ethical and professional used vehicle market. NIADA currently offers 5 different [...] More

Regina C. Williams Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Regina C. Williams Memorial Scholarship seeks to identify Prince George’s County high school seniors (cannot be current college students) who have been accepted into a collegiate institution and will pursue a bachelor’s degree in education. Eligible applicants must have a 3.0 GPA, and be a US citizen or permanent resident. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] 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: Varies
  • 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

VMDAEC Educational Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Each year, the VMDAEC 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.

    Applicant's primary residence must receive its electric power from one of the 15 member electric cooperatives served by Virginia, Maryland and Delaware [...] More
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Last Reviewed: December 2022