Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.
The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions as well as the school they are currently attending.
Deadline and Eligibility
RENEWED DEADLINE: June 14, 2018
AWARD VALUE: $1,000
The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.
Application Procedure for 2018
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: email@example.com
Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
State of Maryland International Reading Association Council
Joseph J. Fox, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The Joseph J. Fox, Jr. Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to three graduates of any Maryland high school who plan to major in education at an accredited college or university. Recipients of this scholarship must meet the specific criteria for each scholarship.
1. Applicant must verify graduation from a Maryland high school.
2. Applicant must be accepted and enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university.
3. Applicant must major in Education with the intent to pursue teaching as a career.
4. Applicant must have maintained an overall GPA of 3.2 or better in high school and submit a high school transcript with the application.
5. Applicant must document current or previous community service in education-related activities or organizations/clubs, etc.
6. Applicant must submit a completed application that follows the scholarship rubric
7. Applicant must apply by the scholarship deadline.
Each of the three scholarships are awarded for $2,000.00. Selected recipients will receive the scholarship funding upon presentation of a copy of a college or university tuition bill.
All applications must be submitted to the SoMIRAC Scholarship Committee Chairperson, and be postmarked by April 15, 2018.
Scholarship Committee Chairperson
1509 Augusta Way
Crofton, Maryland 21114
Applicants can go to the SoMIRAC website www.somirac.org on June 1, 2018 to see if they have been selected as a scholarship winner. Winners will also receive a letter informing them of their selection for this scholarship.
Healthcare education is very rewarding, but it can also be rather costly. To help reduce these costs, there are scholarships currently available through HealthcareSystemCareersEDU.org. Our selection committee names a scholarship recipient on a bi-annual basis. Each winner will receive a $500 scholarship award to put to the cost of health care related education.
*See website below for complete scholarship.
Scholarship Application Deadlines
Students have up until May 1st to apply for the Spring Healthcare Academic Scholarship. The deadline for the Fall scholarship is November 1st. Students may not apply each season and will only be eligible to submit one application every 12 months.
To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be enrolled in a healthcare related program. Applications must be submitted to HealthcareSystemCareersEDU.org. Candidates must follow the application instructions, which include the submission of an original essay on the assigned topic. Essays must be a minimum of 800 words in length, but must not exceed 1000 words. Correct formatting is expected on all essays that are submitted.
Applications that contain any type of false information will be disqualified immediately. Plagiarism found in the essay portion will also disqualify an applicant. Each essay is expected to be the original work of the applicant. Applicants will be asked to submit an essay that showcases their ability to fully answer the essay question and provide an ample amount of reasoning and insight.
HealthcareSystemCareersEDU.org has formed a scholarship selection committee that will review and consider each application. Each applicant will be measured by past academic performance, extracurricular activities, history of employment, and the individual essay. Here is a detailed look at the criteria that will be used to select the scholarship winner.
2018 Essay Question
What, has personally led you to the point of pursuing a degree or position in the healthcare field? (Must be 800-1000 words)
16th Annual ASBC HBCU College Festival
Saturday, February 10, 2018 – Doors open at 8:00 am
GAYLORD NATIONAL CONVENTION CENTER – 201 Waterfront Street, Oxon Hill, MD 20745
--Over 70 colleges and universities will be represented plus other organizations
--Some schools will offer instant admission, conduct on-site interviews, and waive application fees
--Seminars for students, parents, and guardians
--Band auditions (Must pre-register and bring your own instrument)
It is with the joy and love of Jesus Christ that we, the family of Alfred Street, warmly welcome you to our 16th Annual HBCU College Festival. We are honored to support our HBCUs as we reflect on our history, celebrate our present, and invest in the future of our students.
Excitement about this event has spread from coast to coast–from Wasilla, Alaska to Washington, D.C.! Our desire to accommodate the tremendous growth in attendance and increase the Festival’s reach has prompted the relocation of the 2018 Festival to Gaylord National Harbor Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
The HBCU College Festival is FREE, but everyone must register.
Click here for more information about the festival
Scholarships will be administered through the Society of American Foresters (SAF). All scholarship hopefuls must be enrolled in an accredited natural resource curriculum at an educational institution based in the USA. Applicants should be full-time students pursuing a two-year, four-year or post-graduate degree. Qualifying fields of study include, but are not limited to, agro forestry, urban forestry, environmental studies, natural resource management, natural resource recreation, wildlife management, wood science and fisheries.
BASIS OF SELECTION
Basic Requirements for Both Scholarships
a) Applicant must be enrolled in a qualifying two-year, four-year or post-graduate program during the year the scholarship will be awarded.
b) Applicant must provide one letter of recommendation from educational superior, such as professor, teacher, or advisor.
Judging Criteria for the Academic Achievement Scholarship
a) List of clubs, activities, and years involved.
b) Summary or list of accomplishments relating to your field of study.
c) Essay of 300 words or less how these achievements have helped you grow individually and expand your interest in your field of study.
d) Cumulative GPA must be 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Judging Criteria for the Leadership Scholarship
a) List of leadership roles, clubs, and years involved.
b) Summary of involvement and projects within leadership roles relating to your field of study
c) Essay of 300 words or less how these leadership roles have helped you grow individually and expand your interest in your field of study.
d) GPA must be 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Application Deadline June 30, 2018
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Find out more about last year's winners here
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