Verified Scholarship Directory

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  • DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program
    Deadline: August 18
    Amount: Up to $10,000
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    Sponsor: Government of the District of Columbia

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents who have lived in the District of Columbia for at least 12 months prior to the beginning of their freshman year of college. Applicants must also either plan to or be currently enrolled at least half-time in an undergraduate or certificate program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program
    1050 First Street NE
    Fifth Floor
    Washington, DC 20002

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  • Delta Sigma Theta Washington DC Alumnae Chapter Scholarships
    Deadline: March 15
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Washington, DC residents who are attending Washington, DC public or private high schools. They must be graduating seniors at the time of application and must have taken the SAT or ACT.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, copy of ACT or SAT scores, proof of family income, two letters of recommendation, autobiographic sketch and transcript with GPA are required.

    Washington DC Alumnae Chapter
    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 90202
    Washington, DC 20090-0202

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  • District of Columbia Tuition Assistance Grant
    Deadline: August 18
    Amount: $2,500-$10,000
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    Sponsor: DC Tuition Assistance Grant Office

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Washington, DC for at least 12 months before the start of their freshman year of college, high school graduates or GED recipients, enrolled at least half-time at an eligible institution and be 24 years of age or younger. Applicants must maintain satisfactory academic progress, not have defaulted on student loans, have registered with the Selective Service, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have not already received a B.A. or B.S. and have not been incarcerated. The award provides up to $10,000 a year for the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public four year institutions in the U.S. and up to $2,500 per year for private colleges in DC, private Historically Black Colleges and Universities or two-year colleges nationwide.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1050 1st Street NE
    Fifth Floor
    Washington, DC 20002

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  • Educational Training Voucher Programs for Foster Youth
    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: $2,500-$5,000
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    Sponsor: Foster Care to Success

    Eligibility: Applicants must have been in foster care for their 18th birthday and have aged out at that time, been adopted from foster care with the adoption finalized after their 16th birthday, or have their foster care case closed between the ages of 18 and 21. Students must be residents of Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio or the District of Columbia. Students must be a U.S. citizen with assets worth less than $10,000. Applicants must be at least 17 but younger than 21 to apply for the first time. Students must have been accepted into a degree, certificate or other accredited program at a college, university, technical or vocational school.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    23811 Chagrin Boulevard
    Suite 210
    Cleveland, OH 44122

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  • John A Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
    Deadline: February 19
    Amount: $61,500
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    Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    Eligibility: Students must be enrolled towards a degree in a professional or graduate program with an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The degree must be awarded through a U.S. accredited institution of higher learning within the United States or in one of the U.S. Territories. Applicants must be able to reside in the Washington, D.C. area.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    National Sea Grant College Program
    1315 East-West Highway
    Silver Spring, MD 20910

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  • LGBT Youth Leadership Awards
    Deadline: June 2
    Amount: $5,000
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    Sponsor: Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be aged 24 or younger, self-identify as LGBTQ+ and have either attended high school or completed a GED in the DC Metro Area. Students must be starting their first semester of post-secondary education (two- or four-year college, university, trade school, technical school, etc.) by fall.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    410 7th Street SE
    Washington, DC 20003

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  • Margaret A. Pemberton Scholarship
    Deadline: April 15
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Black Nurses Association of Greater Washington, DC Area Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be graduating seniors who are students at a Washington, DC high school and be accepted into a National League for Nursing bachelor's degree program at a U.S. postsecondary institution. They must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, official transcript, copy of college acceptance letter and two recommendation letters are required.

    P.O. Box 55285
    Washington, DC 20040

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  • Mary Graham Lasley Scholarship Competition
    Deadline: March 11
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate music students who are Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC residents or students at colleges, universities or conservatories in Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC. Students must be 25 years of age or younger. Prior first place winners may not reenter.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and $25 entry fee are required.

    2121 Eisenhower Avenue
    Suite 608
    Alexandria, VA 22314

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  • Metro Scholarship
    Deadline: April 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Fairmont State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be first-time freshmen and complete the admissions application. Students must be undergraduate students from Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, the District of Columbia or Virginia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1201 Locust Ave
    Fairmont, WV 26554-2470

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  • NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship
    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • Patton Harris Rust and Associates Endowed Scholarship
    Deadline: May 31
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: George Mason University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Washington, D.C. or Montgomery, Prince George s, Charles, Frederick, Anne Arundel or Howard Counties in Maryland. Students must be pursuing a degree in civil and infrastructure engineering with a minimum 2.5 high school GPA. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be admitted into the Volgenau School of Engineering.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4400 University Dr
    Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

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  • Sophie's Live Out Loud Award
    Deadline: June 2
    Amount: $5,000
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    Sponsor: Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be aged 24 or younger, self-identify as LGBTQ+ and have either attended high school or completed a GED in the DC Metro Area. Students must be starting their first semester of post-secondary education (two- or four-year college, university, trade school, technical school, etc.) by fall.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    410 7th Street SE
    Washington, DC 20003

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  • St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC Scholarship
    Deadline: April 30
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC

    Eligibility: Applicants must be of Scottish birth or descent and be able to cite their Scottish descent. U.S. citizens must be permanent residents of the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania or Virginia. Students must also demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. Attention will be given to work that enhances the "knowledge of Scottish history or culture."

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Chairman, Scholarships Committee
    P.O. Box 7849
    Washington, DC 20044

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  • Team DC Scholarships
    Deadline: March 2
    Amount: Up to $2,000
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    Sponsor: Team DC

    Eligibility: Applicants must self-identify as LGBTQ+ graduating high school seniors who reside in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area and plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 14th Street NW
    Suite 105
    Washington, DC 20009

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