Founded in 1972, the National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) is comprised of officers from the Coast Guard, the Navy, and the Marine Corps – the nation’s Sea Services. NNOA provides professional development and mentoring in an effort to recruit, promote, and retain minority officers in the Sea Services. NNOA seeks to strengthen a diverse officer corps to enhance operational readiness in the Sea Services and has a long history of providing a positive image of the Sea Services in minority communities and educational institutions.
Each year, the Washington, DC Chapter of the NNOA (DCNNOA) awards scholarships starting at $1,000 to minority youth from the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area based on academic achievement, positive community involvement, commitment, and financial need. Scholarship recipients select their major and attend the college or university of their choice without any obligation to join or affiliate with the military; unless stipulated by the scholarship sponsor.
Students must submit a complete application package in order to be considered for a scholarship. Mailed application packages, including official transcripts, must be postmarked by February 28, 2018 and addressed to: DCNNOA Scholarship Program, P. O. Box 30784, Alexandria, VA 22310 or emailed to both Stephen.Williams@navy.mil and firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should take care to ensure applications are legible and signed.
A complete application consists of:
• Application Form
• Transcript (use the attached transcript request form to obtain an official copy)
• A listing of your extracurricular activities, community service activities, academic honors, and positions of leadership
• Statement of financial need and/or special circumstances (limit 1 page)
• Two letters of recommendation from school officials or other persons of influence in your life, other than relatives, who are in a position to address your character, citizenship, and leadership
• Recent photograph (wallet size, high quality if possible)
Students selected to receive one of DCNNOA’s scholarships will be presented their scholarship award at a banquet on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, 3090 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601. These scholarships are intended to support the recipients during their freshman year of college. Recipients must enroll full-time at a two or four-year accredited college or university for scholarship funds to be deposited with that institution for the recipient’s use. Enrollment verification must be submitted to DCNNOA by August 31, 2018. Additional scholarship information can be accessed on the DCNNOA website (www.dcnnoa.org) by clicking the “Scholarships” link at the top of the homepage. The Scholarship Program Chairman is LCDR Stephen Williams, USN (Retired) who can be reached at (703) 695-8664 / (703) 644-2605) / Fax (703) 644-8503 or via email at Stephen.Williams@navy.mil .
MAILED APPLICATION PACKAGES, INCLUDING OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS, MUST BE
POSTMARKED BY February 28, 2018
This year the Lothian Ruritan Club is sponsoring TEN one-year $1,000 scholarships, to be awarded to graduating high school seniors.
Applications must be received by February 27, 2018.
Lothian Ruritan Community Service scholarships are awarded to students that have demonstrated an interest in community service. Preference is given to students living in South County.
2017 Lothian Ruritan
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Lothian Ruritan Club Community Service Scholarship
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
A scholarship program for high school seniors interested in pursuing engineering careers. This scholarship program helps support promising high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics program and who live in communities where Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has a major presence.
Northrop Grumman will award multiple $8,000* scholarships to qualified high school seniors in:Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City (one scholarship in each county; one in Baltimore City)
What are the eligibility requirements?Initial application requirements
DEADLINE: February 4, 2018
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Deadline February 1, 2018
The Maryland Farm Bureau will offer five $2,000 scholarships. Applicants must be high school seniors starting college in the fall of 2018 or full time college students at any community college or four -year institution.
Applicants or their parents/guardians MUST be members of Maryland Farm Bureau. Three of the scholarships will be offered to agricultural curriculum majors and two scholarships will be offered to non-agricultural or agricultural curriculum majors.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.
Application Opens: November 1, 2017
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
WACE, on behalf of the nine WACE Partner Institutions, is pleased to announce and sponsor its Sixteenth Annual National Co-op Scholarship Program. As the largest independently sponsored merit co-op scholarship program in the United States, WACE will award up to 160 merit co-op scholarships for a total value of $4,200,000. These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of our Partner Institutions listed on the Scholarship Partners tab.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2018* (POSTMARKED)
* Please note deadline exceptions for Clarkson University, Drexel University,
Merrimack College, SUNY Oswego and University of Massachusetts Lowell
To qualify for this scholarship, students must: • Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. • Apply for the 2018-2019 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed.
APPLICANTS MUST BE CURRENT HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS OR TRANSFER STUDENTS
Please complete the National Co-op Scholarship Program Application including a typed one-page essay (200-words) describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program and mail it to: WACE 600 Suffolk Street, Suite 503 Lowell, MA 01854
For General Questions, please contact: Marty Ford at email@example.com
We do not require transcripts or recommendations. (Please do not send.)
EARLY APPLICATIONS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED.
WACE encourages minority and female students as well as students interested in science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM) to apply for this merit co-op scholarship.
Please note the selection of scholarship recipients is decided by each partner institution.
ALL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE. RECIPIENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BETWEEN MARCH AND MAY OF 2018.
For information regarding the status of the scholarship, please contact the university directly by using the telephone numbers listed on the WACE Partner Institutions page.
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