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Scholarships in Washington DC

  • 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 students with residency in the District of Columbia or metropolitan area who are enrolled in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics program, and who are committed to obtaining an 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 members of a sorority of the National Panhellenic Conference who either have residency or are attending a school in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
  • Dwight P. Jacobus Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students who have residency in Maryland or the District of Columbia who are pursuing a career in business or education at an institution in Maryland or the District of Columbia.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Law / Legal Studies
    Robert A. Shuker Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for students admitted to law school who are residents of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Washington D.C.
  • Scholarship of Distinction Level 4
    This scholarship if for out-of-state students attending West Virginia University at Morgantown, Keyser, or Beckley. Values are different depending on the campus you will be attending. Offers are based on high school GPA and test scores.
  • 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.
  • The Abramson Scholarship Program
    This scholarship is for public high school seniors from the District of Columbia.
  • 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.
  • Plumbing / Carpentry / Electrical / Skilled Trade
    The Elks Skilled Trades Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to Maryland, Delaware, and D.C. residents pursuing a certificate or associate degree in a skilled trade.
  • The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship
    This scholarship is for either a graduating senior (or GED) in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia. Applicant must have been born abroad or have both parents who were born outside the US.
  • The Karuna Charities Washington, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to female students from Washington D. C. who are attending college after a break in their education.
  • The Max Robinson Scholarship
    Open to Digital Media (formerly Mass Media, Visual and Performing Arts) majors. Applicants must write a 500-word essay on 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
    This scholarship is for District of Columbia residents attending the University of the District of Columbia. Preference will be given to students who are relatives or members of the Improved Benevolent Protective Order of Elks of the World.
  • WRTC Legacy of Life Scholarship
    This scholarship is for high school seniors who create a video or write an essay to raise awareness about the importance of registering to be an organ, eye and tissue donor.