This is an application package for a scholarship offered by Sigma Alpha Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, Incorporated. The application can be downloaded from their website at www.sal1906.org. They are located in Charles County Maryland; however, their chapter serves all three counties.
Once again the Fort Myer Thrift Shop is accepting applications for its 2018-2019 Scholarship Program.
The Scholarships are awarded based on merit and are available to the children (up to age 22) of active duty, retired or deceased U.S. Army military personnel who maintain a dependent military ID Card. Applicants for the scholarships must have a 3.0 GPA to be eligible.
There is also a residency requirement for these scholarships. Both the applicant and sponsor must reside in one of the following cities or countries in the Greater Washington Area:
a. District of Columbia
b. In Maryland, the counties of Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery or Prince George
c. In Virginia, The counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Stafford or Prince William or the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas or Manassas Park.
Each year the Fort Myer Thrift Shop (a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt non-profit organization) raises money through donations and consignments. Dedicated volunteers and staff generously give of their time by working numerous hours every year to raise scholarship funds for these deserving students.
Information including eligibility requirements and a downloadable Scholarship Application are available on the Fort Myer Thrift Shop website at www.fortmyerthriftshop.org under Scholarships and Community Grants.
Applications must be postmarked by March 29, 2018. Questions may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
$1000 Awarded Annually
To provide scholarship assistance to eligible African American Calvert County high school graduates to participate in post-secondary education.
Application must be completed and post-dated by May 5, 2018
This is a scholarship sponsored by Mesothelioma Help. It is an essay contest for students in 2 and 4 year colleges, as well as students in grad school.
The essay must talk about how the writer was impacted by cancer.
The deadline is March 25th, and there are 4 prizes of up to $2500.
You can see the scholarship here: https://www.mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship-contest/
Dorothy Marvil Scholarship, the Rosemary Brinkley Business and Finance Scholarship and the Maurice Erly Professional Development Award
Applications are still available for the Dorothy Marvil Scholarship, the Rosemary Brinkley Business and Finance Scholarship and the Maurice Erly Professional Development Award. The application deadline has been extended to March 14, 2018.
Deadline is 12 noon on 4/13/18.
BACKGROUND: The Maryland Emergency Management Association (MDEMA) established the MDEMA Scholarship Program to nurture, promote and develop future emergency management professionals by furthering the education of students studying the emergency management career field or related fields.
SCOPE: Per calendar year, MDEMA will offer a $1,000.00 scholarship through the following five geographical association areas:
Garrett, Allegany and Washington.
Frederick, Montgomery, and Prince Georges.
Carroll, Harford, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Howard, Anne Arundel, and Annapolis.
Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Ocean City, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester.
Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s.
PURPOSE: To financially assist full-time students pursuing an associate or baccalaureate degree in emergency management or a closely related career field.
1) Any member of MDEMA and their immediate family are not eligible for the scholarship program. Immediate family members are those who reside with MDEMA members.
2) Applicant must be a senior attending an accredited Maryland High School that has been accepted to a two or four-year college / university.
3) All applications will be reviewed by the Association’s Scholarship Committee. Scholarships will be awarded based on the quality of the applicant’s essay, completion of the local emergency management contact form, community involvement, student records, G.P.A., financial need and personal references.
4) Application forms must be postmarked no later than or hand delivered by April 2, 2018 to:
Maryland Emergency Management Association
Attn: Chairperson, Ronnie E. Gill, MS, CEM
c/o Prince George’s County Office of Homeland Security
Office of Emergency Management
7915 Anchor Street
Landover, MD 20785
Scholarship recipients will be selected by May 4, 2018. A local emergency management official will present the scholarship to the recipient at their high school senior awards program or at an agreed upon presentation by their high school. Scholarship payment will be forwarded to the student’s higher education facility to cover tuition, housing, books or other college related expenses. Documentation of expenditures for said amount will be made available to the Scholarship Committee.
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