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New Scholarship Added November 05, 2019

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.

Charles and Pamela Ogletree Jr. Scholarship – 7844
The University of the District of Columbia Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of the Charles and Pamela Ogletree Scholarship. The endowed scholarship fund was established by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ogletree, Jr. of Cambridge, MA. Mr. Ogletree is recognized throughout the nation as an educator and equal rights leader committed to providing legislative services for constituents. The intent of the Charles and Pamela Ogletree Scholarship is to provide funds to support first ­generation students who attend a college or university (first in his or her family).
Training Officers Consortium Scholarship – 7500

Open to all majors with a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants must be first-semester freshmen and current-year graduates from the District of Columbia Public School system. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a baccalaureate’s degree program and reside and maintain residency in the District of Columbia. Award supports tuition, fees and books for two academic years provided the recipient remains eligible. Applicants must consent to attend a donor-sponsored event in May or June of the next calendar year.

UDC Presidential Scholarship – 7844
The University of the District of Columbia Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of the competition for the Engineering and Science Scholarship award. The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to Dunbar Senior High School graduates residing in the District of Columbia and majoring in the four-year Electrical and Electronics Engineering Program (civil, mechanical, and computer engineering) at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC).”
James Edward Miller Chapman Educational Foundation Scholarship – 1000

Open to Business majors with 2.75 cumulative GPA. A one-time award supports tuition, fees, and books for students enrolled full-time. Applicants must be District of Columbia (DC) residents and graduates of the DC Public School system. Award available to undergraduate and graduate students.

H. Arnold and Julia B. Craft Scholarship – 7844
The University of the District of Columbia Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of the competition for the Harry A. and Julia B. Craft Scholarship award. The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students residing in the District of Columbia and majoring in the four-year Electrical and Electronics Engineering Program (included civil, mechanical and computer engineering) at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC).
Engineering and Science Dunbar Scholarship – 7844

Open to Engineering majors with a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Award supports tuition and fees for four academic years. Applicants must be a graduate of Dunbar Senior High, District of Columbia (DC) resident, first-year freshman and admitted to an associate’s or baccalaureate’s degree program.

Jazz Ensemble and Lab Band Scholarship – Varies

Open to Music majors with a 2.0 cumulative or 3.0 applied major GPA. Applicants must be enrolled full-time as freshmen or continuing students. An audition is required and awards supports tuition and fees.

Barbara Evans Holmes STEM Endowed Scholarship – 7844

Open to Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics (STEM) majors with a 3.2 GPA at the high school or undergraduate level and 3.5 at the graduate level. Applicants must be enrolled part- or full-time in a STEM degree program and committed to obtaining a professional advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D. Students must reside in the District of Columbia or metropolitan area. The scholarship supports tuition and fees for the fall and spring semesters for one academic year (provided funds are available).

James E. Joseph Endowed Scholarship – 7844

Open to Mathematics majors with a 2.75 cumulative GPA; must maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA at the college level. Entering freshmen must have been in the upper 25% of their graduating class. The scholarship supports tuition, fees and books (provided funds are available) for up to four academic years (fall and spring semesters only). Students must be enrolled full-time in a four-year undergraduate or graduate program and reside in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia.

Phyllis Campbell Newsome Memorial Scholarship – 7844

The University of the District of Columbia Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of the Phyllis Campbell Newsome Scholarship. The endowed scholarship fund was established by Robert D. Newsome in honor and memory of his wife, Phyllis, an advocate for community relations, and legislative and constituent services.Mrs. Newsome graduated with honors from the University of the District of Columbia Division of Urban Affairs, Behavioral and Social Sciences in 1994 and also hosted a sports radio show at the University.The Phyllis Campbell Newsome Scholarship provides merit scholarships to women majoring in Urban Studies at the University of the District of Columbia.

Clavin Fields Scholarship – Varies

Open to all majors with a 2.5 or better cumulative GPA (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate). Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a degree or non-degree program and commit to a minimum of 20 volunteer hours in the Institute of Gerontology. Award can be used to cover tuition, fees, books and related materials, and conference expenses.

Julia P. Marshall Scholarship – 7844

Open to all majors with a 2.5 cumulative GPA who have completed the sophomore year. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a baccalaureate’s degree program and reside in the District of Columbia or the metropolitan area (Montgomery or Prince George’s counties in Maryland or Arlington, Alexandria or Fairfax in Virginia). A written essay is required. Award supports tuition and fees for two years.

Masonic Emergency Fund of the Grand Lodge of DC – 500
The Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia is the governing body of the Free and Accepted Masons in Washington, DC. Freemasonry and the Freemasons have been a major part of community life in the United States for over two hundred and fifty (250) years. The society is America’s largest and oldest fraternity and is predicated on the brotherhood of man under the fatherhood of God. Freemasons seek to promote friendship, morality and brotherly love in their activities. They are bound together by a philosophy of moral standards, mutual understanding, and brotherhood in which all men are on a level and equal. Contribution to the welfare of their brothers, their families, and the larger community, has been a basic value of the fraternity since its inception. The Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia, its constituent lodges, and members of the fraternity throughout Washington, DC, generously contribute time and money to several charitable and community service organizations in the nation’s capital. The Masonic Emergency Fund of the Grand Lodge of DC was established to provide financial support for books and educational related supplies to students at the University of the District of Columbia
The Karuna Charities Washington, Inc. Endowed Scholarship – 1000

Open to all majors with a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Preference is given to returning women who demonstrate financial need and reside in Washington, DC. A one-time award supports tuition, fees and books.

Tri States Association Scholarship – 1000

The University of the District of Columbia Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of the competition for the TRI-STATE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP.The scholarship was established to provide opportunities for students enrolled at the University of the District of Columbia to complete their college education and acquire marketable skills, which will enhance their abilities to succeed as productive members of society.

The TRI-STATE ASSOCIATION is a fraternal organization composed of members of the Improved Benevolent Protective Order of Elks of the World (I.B.P.O.E.W.) from Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia.


School of Business and Public Administration Scholarship – Varies

Open to Business degree program majors with a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Award based on availability of funds. Applicants must be a sophomore, junior, non-graduating senior or at the graduate level.

Paul Phillips Cooke Scholarship – 2500

The Paul Phillips Cooke Scholarship established in 1983 is awarded annually to at least two students who are admitted into a teacher education program at the University of the District of Columbia. The Scholarship is named in recognition of the many accomplishments of the late Dr. Paul Phillips Cooke, former President of the District of Columbia Teachers College.

Allegany College of Maryland GFWC Junior Womans Civic Club of Cumberland – 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.
Charles and LaVerne Earley Scholarship – 2000

Open to Education majors pursuing a four-year teaching degree in elementary education. Applicants must have a cumulative 2.5 GPA, be a first-semester junior, graduate of the District of Columbia Public School system and reside in the District of Columbia. Award supports tuition and fees for two years.

Robert T. Bonds Memorial Scholarship – 8744

Open to Education majors with a 2.5 cumulative GPA. The scholarship supports tuition, fees and books for four academic years. Applicants must intend to enroll full-time in a baccalaureate’s degree program and be a resident of District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia.

Allegany College of Maryland Helen A. Gilpin Memorial Scholarship – 200

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.

SEAS Fellowship Program – Varies

Open to Engineering majors. Applicants must be enrolled part- or full-time in a four-year engineering degree program. Applicants are selected by faculty members who serve as fellows mentors. Participants in the Laboratory Fellows Program are required to provide a written report and oral presentation on an assigned project. Participants receive cash awards.

Allegany College of Maryland L. Michael Glick M.D. Memorial 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 Dr. W. Ardell Haines and Wilma G. Haines – 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 Ivan and Charlotte Hall Scholarship – 600

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.

Kenneth M. Taylor Memorial Scholarship – 1000

The Kenneth M. Taylor Memorial Scholarship shall be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a two or four-year degree in Music with a Concentration in Gospel Music. The recipient of the scholarship will receive $1,000 for the academic year. The scholarship can be renewed annually, up to four years, provided the recipient maintains eligibility. The awardee will be known as a Taylor Scholar.

Allegany College of Maryland Iris Halmos Community Investment Scholarship – 200

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 Nicole Halmos Scholarship – 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.

Norma Holloway and Julius A. Johnson Scholarship – 1000

The University of the District of Columbia Foundation, Inc., and the Department of English announce the opening of competition for The Norma Holloway and Julius A. Johnson Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established by The Honorable Norma Holloway Johnson, United States District Judge for the District of Columbia, and The Honorable Julius A. Johnson, Administrative Law Judge, Retired, United States Department of Labor. Judge Norma Holloway Johnson is an alumna of the University. The scholarship provides opportunities for students enrolled as English majors at the University of the District of Columbia to complete their college education and acquire marketable job skills that will enhance their abilities to succeed as productive members of society.

Allegany College of Maryland Cynthia and William Harbel Jr. Scholarship – 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.

The Max Robinson Scholarship – 3000

Open to Digital Media (formerly Mass Media, Visual and Performing Arts) majors with a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Applicants must write a 500-word essay on the Topic: The Role of African Americans in Mass Media and Accountability in the 21st Century. The award supports tuition, fees and books.

Allegany College of Maryland Heltzel Family 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 Has Beens Inc. Scholarship – 200

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.