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Scholarships in Washington DC

  • Music
    Alexandria Symphony Orchestra Mary Graham Lasley Scholarship Competition
    This scholarship is for any current full-time graduate or undergraduate student of music who either: attends any college, university or conservatory in the Commonwealth of Virginia, District of Columbia or State of Maryland OR is a legal resident of Virginia, D.
  • Alverno College Mossa Scholarship
    This scholarship is for out of state students going to Alverno College in Wisconsin.
  • Law / Legal Studies
    Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship
    This scholarship will each award one second-year law student $20,000 and a salaried position. The scholarship will be paid in two installments: $10,000 during the second-year summer and another $10,000 payable when the student returns to Arent Fox as an associate after graduation.
  • Barbara Evans Holmes STEM Endowed Scholarship
    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.
  • Charles and LaVerne Earley Scholarship
    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.
  • Charles S. Williams Scholarship
    Open to students who complete outstanding research in the Field of Sociology and Anthropology. Award can be used to cover tuition and fees for one semester.
  • DCAPHA Scholarship
    This is a scholarship for DCAPHA members in good standing of a fully participating sorority of the National Panhellenic Conference; from the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area or attending school in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • Engineering and Science Dunbar Scholarship
    Open to Engineering majors with a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Award supports tuition and fees for four academic years.
  • InspirASIAN Scholarship Program
    InspirASIAN recognizes truly amazing students from local communities. This scholarship is for residents of one of the states or metropolitan areas with InspirASIAN chapters.
  • James Edward Miller Chapman Educational Foundation Scholarship
    Open to Business majors with 2.75 cumulative GPA. A one-time award supports tuition, fees, and books for students enrolled full-time. Award available to undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Norma Holloway and Julius A. Johnson Scholarship
    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,...
  • Nursing
    Olender Foundation Cadeaux Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    Open to Nursing majors with a 3.0 cumulative GPA. One-time award for one year supports tuition only for juniors (third year of study). Applicants must be residents of the District of Columbia, a continuing student, full-time enrollment, performed voluntary community service and provide documentation of need.
  • PAAA Scholarship Grant Program
    This scholarship is for students with Polish or Polish-American descent and demonstrate his/her descent with a family tree.
  • PB&J Scholarship
    The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.
  • Robert A. Shuker Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for students who are residents of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Washington D.C. which is defined as including the Maryland counties of Montgomery, Prince Georges, Anne Arundel, and Howard and the Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudon, Prince William and the City of Alexandria.
  • Scholarship of Distinction Level 4
    For students attending WVU at Morgantown, Keyser, or Beckley. Values are different depending on the campus you will be attending. This is a recurring scholarship per year for up to four undergraduate years or completion of a bachelor’s degree – whichever comes first.
  • SEAS Fellowship Program
    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.
  • Nursing
    The Alva Lorna Alsobrooks Endowed Scholarship
    Open to Nursing majors with a 2.7 cumulative GPA and maintain a B or above in all core and specialty courses. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate program, submit a current Student Aid Report (SAR) and a personal statement of scholarship interest.
  • TheDream.US National Scholarships
    This scholarship is for applicants who have continuously resided in the United States since November 1, 2014 up to the present time and have had no lawful status.
  • The Elks Skilled Trades Scholarship
    The Elks Skilled Trades Scholarship is available to Maryland, Delaware, and District of Columbia residents who are planning to pursue vocational/technical training in an accredited post-secondary school.
  • The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship
    This scholarship is for either a graduating senior at a high school in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia or a recent GED grad residing in DC, Maryland or Virginia.
  • The Karuna Charities Washington, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
    This merit based scholarship is 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.
  • The Max Robinson Scholarship
    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.
  • Nursing
    Tom Hickey Scholarship
    Open to Nursing majors with a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Recommendation letter from a former teacher or patient, and must have practical experience. Applicants must be continuing students who have completed two years of study and admitted to an associate’s degree program (41 credit hours) or baccalaureate’s degree program (62...
  • Tri-States Association Scholarship
    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...
  • Zonta Club of Washington, D.C. Undergraduate Scholarship
    This scholarship is for female of any age pursuing a bachelor's degree in areas such as but not limited to business, engineering, healthcare, education, technology, mathematics, or the sciences (social or basis).