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New Scholarship Added November 04, 2019

McDonalds HACER National Scholarship – 100000

HACER stands for Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources and is a scholarship program that’s run both on the National level by McDonald’s itself, and on the local level with the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). All told, McDonald’s has given away over $31 million in college resources to over 17,000 Hispanic students.

Included in those states are the five national scholarships, worth $100,000 each, given out by McDonald’s as well as the numerous scholarships handed out by local RMHCs. For example, the RMHC/HACER scholarship program in the New York Tri-State Area has, to-date, given away approximately $8 million to Hispanic students in the New York Tri-State Area.


Gucci Changemakers X CFDA Scholars by Design – 20000

The GUCCI CHANGEMAKERS X CFDA SCHOLARS BY DESIGN AWARD is a deeply impactful award celebrating diversity, inclusion, and equity within fashion. Two students will be selected as Gucci Changemakers X CFDA Scholars by Design. Winners will receive a combination of scholarship funding and bespoke mentorship opportunities. This award will power the professional journey of dynamic design talent from entry to exit of education, throughout their four years of study within any fashion design specialization, growing their potential into exemplary agents of change equipped to lead by design into the future.

In support of industry’s transformation towards diversity and equity within design leadership, the Gucci Changemakers X CFDA Scholars by Design builds an inclusive future, by providing a scholarship specifically for diverse students. By establishing a scholarship fund, Gucci and the CFDA demonstrate a united commitment to education and inclusivity.


Marie Curie Scholarship for College of Saint Mary – 80000

With the support of the National Science Foundation, College of Saint Mary offers a unique and competitive program for academically talented students who excel in math and science. Our Marie Curie Scholarship provides significant financial support and resources for young women who want to major in Biology, Chemistry or Mathematics.

You could receive up to $20,000 toward your College of Saint Mary education each year while you live on campus and continue to meet program requirements. That is up to $80,000 for a four year degree! Marie Curie Scholars receive academic support from tutors, gain research opportunities, enjoy a community of bright, science and math minded women, and participate in seminars and student clubs.


Allegany College of Maryland Act first Federal Credit Union Paul L Footen Memorial Scholarship – 1000

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

The Mensa Foundation US Scholarship – 2500

The Mensa Foundation Scholarship Program awards more than $140,000 in assistance every year to college-bound students around the globe. Scholarships are awarded based solely on 550-word essays expressing applicants academic and professional goals and how their personal experiences will help them to accomplish those goals.

The U.S. scholarship program relies on approximately 450 dedicated volunteers around the country, with support from the Foundation’s office staff. U.S. applicants need not be Mensa members. However, college-bound Mensa members and their dependents may also be eligible for one of several $2,500 scholarships awarded each year through the Mensa Member Scholarship Program.


Allegany College of Maryland Alexander Drs Donald and Alice Alexander Scholarship – 1000

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

Allegany College of Maryland Al Gar Federal Credit Union Scholarship – 1000

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

The Mensa Foundation International Scholarship – Varies

The Mensa Foundation Scholarship Program awards more than $140,000 in assistance every year to college-bound students around the globe. Scholarships are awarded based solely on 550-word essays expressing applicants academic and professional goals and how their personal experiences will help them to accomplish those goals.

The International Scholarship Program is open to international Mensans (other than American Mensa). One scholarship, which also includes dependents of international Mensa members, is for those attending college in the United States. The other scholarships are for international Mensans attending college other than in the U.S.


John F Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest – 10000

In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight U.S. senators who risked their careers to do what was right for the nation. These leaders demonstrated political courage by taking a stand for the public good in spite of pressure by interest groups, their political party, or even their constituents. The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.

The maximum word count is 1,000 with a minimum of 700, not including citations and bibliography. Use at least five varied sources such as government documents, letters, newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews.


Allegany College of Maryland Arbor X Future Arborist – 777

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

Allegany College of Maryland David Brotemarkle Memorial Scholarship – 1000

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

Allegany College of Maryland John Edward Brown Scholarship – 1000

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

Allegany College of Maryland City of Cumberland Scholarship – 500

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

Allegany College of Maryland Foundation INC – 2500

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland Valley Optimist Dedicated to John Kimble and Tom Conlon – 300

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

Allegany College of Maryland Foundation INC – 125

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

Allegany College of Maryland Faith Hope and Images Campus and Community Leadership – 150

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

Allegany College of Maryland Faith Hope and Images Second Chance – 150

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

Allegany College of Maryland Bernice and Arthur Friedland Scholarship – 250

We help students achieve their educational goals by offering over 250 scholarships annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region’s economic well-being. Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

Herb Block Scholarship – 16000
Established in 2005, The Herb Block Scholarship provides financial assistance to high school graduates, community college students, and adult learners who wish to continue their studies at Washington, D.C. area community colleges. The scholarship is last dollar valued at up to $8,000 per academic year not to exceed $16,000 over the life of the scholarship. The actual award amount for each recipient is determined in conjunction with the school’s financial aid office and is based on a student’s financial need after all other resources are considered. The award covers tuition, mandatory fees, books, and supplies, as well as limited transportation and on campus childcare expenses. Scholarship recipients can renew their scholarships for up to five years. Up to 100 scholarships are granted every year; typically half for the fall semester and half for the spring semester.
The Charles A. Horsky Scholarship – Varies

The University of the District of Columbia Foundation, Inc. and the law firm of Covington & Burling are pleased to announce the availability of the Charles A. Horsky Scholarship. In 1992, Covington and Burling established an endowed scholarship in honor of Mr. Charles A. Horsky, a senior partner of the firm, to assist District of Columbia Public School students in pursuing baccalaureate degrees at the University of the District of Columbia. A native of Montana and Harvard graduate, Mr. Horsky served as President of the Harvard Law Review. His career was notable for extensive public service and pro bono activities. As chairman of the D.C. Board of Higher Education, he played a central role in the creation of UDC by guiding the merger of the City’s three degree-granting institutions: Federal City College, District of Columbia Teachers College and Washington Technical Institute. Other achievements in his career include: assistant to the Solicitor General in the Department of Justice; pro bono representation for Fred Korematsu, the famous Supreme Court case challenging the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII; Nuremberg prosecution staff member after World War II; advisor for National Capital Affairs under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson; author of The Washington Lawyer; and leader of the reorganization and accompanying valuation of Penn Central Railroad. The University of the District of Columbia is honored to be home to the Horsky Scholarship, named for such a distinguished citizen of our City.

The Charles A. Horsky Scholarship award will cover the full costs of tuition, fees, books and other expenses directly related to completing the requirements of the course of study of the year awarded. In the discretion of the selection committee, taking into account the student’s financial situation, a limited allowance for commuting and living expenses may also be made. Awards will be made for one academic year. Eligibility for the award in subsequent years will be determined annually.


The Rick Greene Scholarship Award – 1000

Open to all majors with a 2.0 or Pass on a Pass/Fail scale and enrolled full- or part-time in a vocational training program or admitted to an associate’s or baccalaureate’s degree program. Applicants must be District of Columbia (DC) Public Schools graduates and reside in DC. Preference will be given to disadvantaged US citizens who demonstrate positive character traits, currently employed full- or part-time and can certify financial need.

Make a Way Scholarship – 9600

Open to all majors with a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants must be a first-year student, a current-year graduate of the District of Columbia Public School system or a school in the metropolitan area and eligible to complete the FAFSA. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a baccalaureate’s degree program and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate a financial need and provide a written plan of action to succeed in life. The award supports tuition, fees and books for four academic years provided the recipient remains eligible.