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Counselors Matt Dryden, grades 9 and 10 (mdryden@mcps.k12.va.us), and  Anne Baltrusaitis, grades 11 and 12  (abaltrusaitis@mcps.k12.va.us), are available to answer questions via email.  If you are unable to communicate by email, please leave a message at 804-758-9702 with your contact information.  Your call will be returned as soon as possible. 

WiseGeek has gone through every scholarship platform to compile the easiest, most up-to-date scholarship resources for students in 2020. Benefit from this resource and visit WiseGeek! 

August 1, 2020 Bradley Beman Scholarship Amongst the many challenges universities face, providing first class services to manage the mental health of their student body should be of primary concern. Drawing from his own experiences supporting family members with challenges such as these is something Bradley Beman understands well. The aforementioned scholarship, established in his name, is the result of those feelings. Find more information at bradleybemanscholarship.com

August 15, 2020 Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program this 
application is targeted to students who are currently enrolled or will enroll at a community college/technical center in pursuit of a technical degree. Applicants may apply online at application.horatioalger.org

November 30, 2020 Solomon Page Scholarship is proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree in Business Administration. The awarded student will receive $1,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree. To apply online visit 

March 1, 2021 Adam K. Veron is an entrepreneur committed to helping a college student in need to complete his higher studies by offering a tuition grant. This is a merit-based grant that will be awarded to a student that has amazing writing skills and comes up with an essay on “Mistakes To Avoid As An Entrepreneur To Achieve Success In 2020”.  Visit adamkverongrant.com for more information.

April 1, 2021 The SarahBeth Hartlage Scholarship Application SarahBeth Hartlage is an authority in the healthcare industry and a trusted expert in her field. In 2020, SarahBeth Hartlage founded the SarahBeth Hartlage Scholarship program in order to assist students in achieving their career goals. She is firm believer in the value of a higher education, and works to ensure that finances do not stand in the way of achieving one. Scholarship details can be found at 

Quarterly Deadlines: January 1, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th every year The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women each quarter we award $1,000 + a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals. For scholarship page and application visit https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship


Featured Grants and Scholarships Exclusive opportunities, fully managed on Bold.org. Find opportunities for current students and recent graduates at all education levels.

The ChamberofCommerce.org  recently created a guide to college scholarships. This guide provides insight into the types of scholarships available, the application process, and how to improve your odds of being awarded a scholarship.   

There are many scholarships that are available through VHSL and the Foundation with several different due dates. Click here to find you way to more information.

Home/Healthcare Administration Scholarships Healthcare administration is a growing and exciting career path. It's become so popular that colleges and universities now have departments and degrees dedicated to grooming students for success in this particular field. The industry is also eager to attract top quality students such as yourself into the fold so many healthcare administration associations and other related entities have begun offering scholarships to help you choose the field. These scholarships help you ease the financial burden that comes with higher education. Not only that, but you can always add the honor to your resume, a distinction that will certainly turn heads when you seek employment. Continue reading to find the right scholarship for you.

  • Gotranscript Scholarship Program  This scholarship is offered during the Spring and Fall semesters (2017-2022) Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round. Requirements :Applicant must be a high school senior or current full-time college freshman. Participants must register using your university or college issued email. Scholarship Essay’s Prompt: Briefly talk about yourself and your academic/career short-term and long-term goals. Then, answer the following questions: What have you learned from your experience(s)? Examples may include: community service, volunteer work, employment, school clubs, sports, family, etc. Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and your future goals. Write 500 to 1,000-word essay on the following topic: Share a story about how language has helped you express your voice.

CollegeCovered is excited to announce the launch of their 2018 scholarship program. This year, entrants have a chance to win $10,000 to help pay for college! High school seniors, current college students and parents are eligible to enter. No essay is required. Visit CollegeCovered to enter the contest.

The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation’s laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship. For more information visit www.legion.org.

Raise.me allows high school students to earn scholarships from colleges for their achievements in and out of the classroom. Starting in 9th grade, students can be eligible to start earning scholarships for their achievements in and out of the classroom, like getting good grades, having perfect attendance, leadership roles, participating in sports & clubs, community service, test scores, and more. 

High School Scholarships for Trade Schools in Virginia compiled a list of all the participating career colleges that offer High School Scholarship Program, which is worth up to $1,000 toward tuition at these schools. This new feature makes it simple for students to browse their options for career training and quickly request information from those schools. And from there, they can submit their Imagine America scholarship application right away.

Tuition Funding Sources Website Offers $41 Billion in Financial Aid for Students Tuition Funding Sources website redesign and enhancements offers students the largest scholarship data base in the world.
Outside Scholarships makes it possible for busy students to easily find the scholarships that are the right fit for them, based on their unique criteria. Outside Scholarships contains listings of over $1.6 million in award money, and counting. We want to take the extra work out of the process so students can focus more on grades, extra curricular, and service hours, and less time drowning in paperwork. We’ve collected some excellent scholarship opportunity information.  
Student Financial Aid Search Engine: Find & Apply for Financial Aid to Pay for College
Scholarships to Help International Students Afford U.S. Colleges 
United Negro College Fund Scholarships 
Scholarship America Scholarships

Study Soup launched the StudySoup peer-to-peer learning marketplace in 2014, and now we are announcing our new Future Innovator Scholarship Program. When we were in school, we found that success in the classroom can be a pretty ambiguous thing. Every class has hours of lectures and dozens of readings. Come midterm time, most students are overwhelmed and have no idea how they should study. Without fail, however, there are always a few top students in the class who know exactly what it takes to be successful. We decided to empower those top students to help their peers, and make money, by posting their best study materials to StudySoup.com.

www.studentscholarships.org has a list of 9 Scholarship Programs that will give out more than 1 Million dollars to students in 2016. Students from Virginia school districts are eligible for all the awards.
Scholarship resources for minority students 
African-American Grants The nonprofit group Demos recently reported that 84% of African American students used Pell Grants to finance their education and graduated with debt, compared to just 60% of white students. With both segments of students enrolling in college at similar rates, it's alarming that African American students receive significantly less funding than their white counterparts.
To help bridge this funding gap, our college planning experts at OEDB.org developed a list of scholarships and grants specifically for African American students. We provide context for how students can best take advantage of available resources while offering a listing of 15 scholarship and grant opportunities.
CollegeScholarships.org has helped students find financial aid since 1999 and recently launched an interactive searchable database listing over 23,000 financial aid programs.
Scholarships at The Community Foundation TCF's searchable database offers more than 60 scholarship opportunities for students living in the Central Virginia region. Our database allows you to enter specific criteria to narrow your search. Criteria might include your high school or area of academic interest. Or you may view an alphabetical listing of all scholarships available through The Community Foundation.
Discover Business We offer a comprehensive listing of MBA programs and resources available in each state. Many business schools offer online MBA degrees in addition to traditional on-campus business degrees. Select your state in the list below to find out more about MBA degree programs in your area.
Virginia Foundation for Community College Education recognizes outstanding students of all ages and backgrounds through its statewide scholarship program. The application period for the 2014-2015 school year is open. Please visit our website: http://www.vccs.edu/giving/  VFCCE scholarship information is also posted on the Virginia Education Wizard at: www.VaWizard.org
Financial Guide for African Americans The financial aid guide for minority students was recently published at : www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/minority/
Making College Affordable This expert-driven guide includes an extensive list of scholarships and financial aid resources available specifically for minority students. The guide also includes tips for finding and securing scholarships and other financial aid. Check out the site at  http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/college-scholarships-for-minority-students/
Scholarships.com Find scholarships and other valuable financial aid information on this site at no cost.
The U.S. Army has formed a partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) to help ensure African-American students capitalize on the significant scholarship, leadership development and career opportunities available through the U.S. Army’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC).
The Army-TMCF partnership seeks to address this by attracting high-achieving students (a 3.7 high school cumulative GPA; minimum scores of 1260 SAT or 27 ACT, and; a varsity letter winner or equivalent athletic achievement) to apply for two-, three- or four-year Army ROTC scholarships. 
For more information please visit:
http://thurgoodmarshallfund.net/student/army-rotc-recruiting-program
Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund applicants must be: The dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has become permanently disabled as a result of an operational mission or training accident. The dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has been killed in action. The dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has been classified as a Prisoner of War (POW) or Missing in Action (MIA). All applicants must also meet the following eligibility requirements in order to qualify for a Freedom Alliance scholarship. Currently in their senior year of high school, a high school graduate or a currently enrolled full time undergraduate student. Under the age of 26 at the time of application. Visit http://www.fascholarship.com/  to apply.
  
EDU, Inc. wants to announce that there is a "Common Black College Application" which students may use to apply to 33 Member Institutions with 1 application for $35.00. The use of the Common Black College Application creates the possibility for students to potentially receive acceptance letters, financial aid packages, and scholarship offers from several different colleges. For additional information and a list of the participating colleges, please visit www.eduinconline.com
 
Below, below are 10 different scholarship programs through the firm, Price Benowitz, LLC, to graduating high school students and college students.

1. Tatiana Mendez Future Resources Scholarship- http://criminallawsvirginia.com/scholarship.html
2. Thomas Soldan Healthy Communities Scholarship- http://virginialawfirm.net/healthy-communities-scholarship
4. Steve Duckett Conservation Scholarship- http://www.virginiacriminallaws.com/scholarship.html
5. April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship- http://immigration.pricebenowitz.com/scholarship.html
6. Michael Kiely Strong Roots Scholarship and Essay Contest- http://virginiacriminallawyernow.com/2016-scholarship
7. Amato Sanita Brighter Future Scholarship- http://criminallawpennsylvania.com/student-scholarship.html
8. Ed Tayter Outstanding Citizen Scholarship- http://mdcriminalattorney.net/scholarship.html
9. Angie Dipietro Women in Business Scholarship- marylandcriminallaws.com/scholarship.html
10. Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship 2016- http://pricebenowitz.com/virginia-injur

Education & Outreach In pursuit of their nursing degree, every nursing student will be financially challenged. We strive to meet these challenges by connecting students with financial aid opportunities that can alleviate these costs. Our site has been featured on a number of school, nonprofit, and nursing organization websites; the database, and every other resource on our site, is available free of charge. Here is a link to the financial aid resource: http://www.rntobsn.org/financial-assistance
SAE International Through generous contributions from various individuals, corporations and universities, SAE International is proud to award scholarship money to both undergraduate and graduate engineering students. SAE scholarships assist in developing the future engineering workforce by helping students achieve their dreams of becoming an engineer.
Funded through the SAE Foundation, these scholarships encourage academic excellence and help students around the world to pursue their passion for engineering. 
Despite our country’s ongoing economic volatility and increased college costs, the financial aid picture for minorities has never looked brighter. Currently, billions of dollars are set aside each year specifically for Asian Americans, African American, Hispanic American, and Native American students. This funding is open to minorities at any level (high school through postdoctoral) for a variety of activities including study, research, travel, training, career development and creative projects. While numerous listings provide general financial aid opportunities, there seems to be a lack of online scholarship listings specifically for minority groups. As a result, many advisors, librarians, scholars, researchers and students often have been unaware of the extensive funding opportunities available for minority groups. We wanted to change this by providing an extensive listing of scholarships exclusively for minority students on AffordableColleges.com here: http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/scholarships-for-minorities/
Here at Intern Solutions, we connect students and other young adults with job solutions every day, and lately, we’ve noticed a fantastic trend: more and more people are opting for a trade rather than a white collar career. And our team couldn’t be more thrilled about it! Not only do these careers fulfill a passion for their employees, but they are and always will be in high demand.
I think about it this way: if I had a home repair project I wanted done or car trouble I needed addressed, there is no way — no WAY — I would have the skills to get the job done myself. And I know I’m not alone.
With that in mind, we’re working on a campaign to share scholarship opportunities available to aspiring trades workers. Following are some great ones that I’ve found, and that I hope you’ll consider sharing on your site.

Tobacco-Free Life Academic Scholarship Are you passionate about creating a tobacco-free world? Tobacco-Free Life awards $2,000 in scholarships each quarter to students who are committed to preventing the suffering and death caused by smoking. If you share our vision, we want to support you in your academic study.

RoverPass Outdoor Entrepreneur Scholarship
Student working RoverPass was founded on an incredible love for exploration. Whether you’re a spelunker, cross-country skier or deep sea diver, the outdoors offers experiences that transcend everyday life, and the RoverPass team wants to encourage a culture of adventure-seekers.
The Outdoor Entrepreneur Scholarship is based on RoverPass’ founding ideals, with a mission to fund tomorrow’s top outdoor industry entrepreneurs. Through this, our hope is to give back to the next generation of adventurers.
So, maybe you’ve started building your own off the grid sustainable tiny-house or you’re passionate about the outdoors and got bit by the entrepreneurial bug - we’re eager to help fund your dream. We’re fixing the large and disorganized outdoor RV and camping industry, and will grant $1000 to any student we believe has the potential to change the world through entrepreneurship. If you are interested in starting your own business, we'd love to hear from you.
The scholarship will be won by one student each semester; entry for the Fall semester is May 1st to August 20th and for the Spring semester it’s open from August 31st to December 31st. Winners will be announced on August 31 and January 2nd of the subsequent year.

If you are looking for a scholarship program to help pay your way through college, we’ve got resources that can help. Getting a good education today can be quite costly, but don’t let that stop you. There are numerous programs that can help pay a part or all of your college tuition and expenses. In the past, most scholarships were mainly offered to those with above-average grades, but in today’s world, there are a plethora of programs available that offer grants, scholarships, and awards for everyone from those majoring in specific area’s to individuals who are of a native decent.

Maryville University Online wants to support African American students as they work hard to attain any type of degree. Historically and even now these students are underrepresented in the numbers of students pursuing and obtaining bachelor's degrees nationwide. This guide isn’t a comprehensive list, but it includes a lot of good information about different types of aid available to African American students and where they can go to find and receive that aid. It also offers details about major-specific scholarships that are available. Click here for more information.


 
 
 
 
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