Did you know there are over 300 Foundation scholarship opportunities generously provided by businesses, organizations, and individuals available at Montgomery College?
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Grants and Scholarships
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Programs for High School Students
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Montgomery College publicizes information from various businesses, foundations, and civic organizations about scholarships they offer to students. The College is not affiliated with these groups and does not endorse their products or services. Never pay a fee to apply for a scholarship. The links are active at the time the information was received. If you find a link not working, please try to search by the name of the scholarship and also alert our office.
- United Negro College
Fund (UNCF)- Provides information on how students can register to determine if
they qualify for any of the more than 400 scholarships, internship and
fellowship programs that UNCF offers. All students of color, including
Hispanic, Asian and Native American students can apply. For additional
information visit: www.uncf.org (then
select “for students” and “scholarships” create a user name and password and
start the registration process).
- Viking Mergers’
Entrepreneur Endorsement Scholarship - http://www.vikingmergers.com/scholarships/
Deadline: May 1, 2016.
- Please submit the following:
online application (see form below)
formal letter of recommendation
a video or short essay that answers the following questions:
If you could start a company or business with a celebrity (dead or alive),
whom would it be and why? Also, what type of company or business would you
start with that celebrity and why?
- The Hospitality Refinement
Scholarship – http://www.bellmancartsolutions.com/Scholarship-Information-s/108.htm
Deadline: March 31, 2016.
- Enrolled full-time in a hospitality,
tourism, travel, hotel, restaurant, culinary arts, or related field of study
- Enrolled in an accredited university,
college, or technical school in the U.S.
- Citizen or permanent resident of the
- Cumulative or overall minimum 2.5 grade
point average; if a GPA is not applicable, student must otherwise have an
academic status in “good standing”
- The full amount of the scholarship must
be applied towards tuition, books, and other educational or career-training
expenses directly associated with the recipient’s education within 12 months of
receiving the award
- Previous recipients of the scholarship are not
eligible to apply for the award in subsequent years.
- Gagne, Scherer &
Associates Scholarship- http://militarytriallawyers.com/college-scholarship/
Deadline: July 17, 2016
- In order to be eligible for
consideration in this scholarship contest, you must meet the following
- Be currently enrolled in or planning to enroll in a college
or university for 2016 and provide the name of the institution you will be
- Be 18 years of age or have permission from your parents to
enter if you are under 18 (please provide your date of birth on the
- Provide your name, phone number, address, email address with
you application entry.
- Submit a 500-1000 word essay and the above information to email@example.com by
- AFCEA Scholarship application
this application, please send the following attachments:
Application form included with this document including the complete listing
of ALL COLLEGE FINANCIAL AWARDS you have received and/or applied for
of your military ID card
of deceased parent’s DD1300 and/orDD214
official transcripts from college, university, or high school.
- Recommendation letter from
separate references (one or both from a professor/teacher)
of most recent tax filings even if you have not filed for several years
(parents’ and students’ filings if applicable)
of ALL monthly income and expenses.
for the AFCEA Bethesda Scholarship for the Spring 2016 semester should be
submitted as soon as possible but no later than October 31, 2015. In
addition, for the Fall 2016 semester the deadline is April 30, 2016.
Van Lines Scholarship 2016 –Application Deadline: April 15, 2016;
all required sections of our application form below.
sure to attach the following documents to your application form:
Copy of your most recent transcripts
- Verification of enrollment at your college
and Fenner Scholarship Program – Application Deadline June 10, 2016
A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as
well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary
- Sterling Law Offices, S.C. Scholarship – Application deadline
December 31, 2015; http://www.sterlinglawyers.com/locations/#tab-5
- Eligibility Guidelines and
- Must be a resident of the United States.
- Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited four or two-year
college or trade school.
- Please provide the address of the college’s Financial Aid Office
in your application.
- Please provide your college student identification number in
- Applications received after January 1st have a deadline of June
30th. Applications received after July 1st have a deadline of December 31st.
- Students must hold a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Scholarship awards and eligibility requirements are subject to
- Generation Hope Scholars- http://supportgenerationhope.org/scholar-application- Deadline April 1, 2016
- Criteria for Generation Hope Scholars:
Applicant must be a teen parent (defined as having a
child at age 19 or younger) and age 25 or under at the time of application
- Applicant must be raising or actively involved in
child's life (defined by regular support and care of the child)
- Applicant must be attending - or planning to attend - a
two or four-year, non-profit college starting the Fall 2016
semester in the Washington, D.C. metro area and seeking an
- Applicant should have a minimum 2.5 grade point average
- Applicant must be a US citizen, Legal Resident of the
US, or have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status
- Applicant must submit a copy of their Student Aid
Report (SAR) or proof that they have submitted a FAFSA form
(How do I apply for aid?)
- Once accepted, Generation Hope Scholars must take a minimum of 6 credits each
- Process for becoming a Generation Hope
- Complete the application and submit by April 1, 2016
- Submit two letters of recommendation
- Submit an official and recent school transcript, including
cumulative grade point average, or submit GED certificate
- Submit a copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) or proof
of FAFSA submission (unless
student is ineligible for federal financial aid due to immigration
- Submit essay question response
- Meet with Generation Hope staff for interview
- Complete mandatory mentee training in July 2016 and, if
entering their first year of college, summer bridge course in July-August,
D. Harris Continuing Education Scholarship
Must provide a comprehensive and complete application (Type or Neatly Print in Black
Ink) ** Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Must be currently enrolled in a two or four year college or university in the state
Must have a 2.5 (C+) or greater grade point average on most recent transcript
Must submit proof of Community Service activities in the form of a letter on
official organizational letterhead.
Must submit two letters of
recommendation from community representatives including, but not limited to
a supervisor, religious leader, teacher or counselor.
Must submit scholarship application by February 19, 2016
most recent transcript and written essay).
- WebstaurantStore 2016 Annual
Scholarship http://www.webstaurantstore.com/scholarship/ Application
Deadline is June 15, 2016
- Must be
enrolled full-time or part-time, or plan to be enrolled, in a college or
culinary arts school
- Must be majoring
in culinary arts, Hospitality Management, or a closely related field
Appliction essay should be no longer than 500 words, and it should be submitted
as a .doc or .pdf file
submissions will be reviewed before a winner is chosen, only one applicant will
be selected as the winner
winner will be contacted within 60 days of the application deadline, and their
name will be posted on the scholarship page
winner will receive a one-time grant of $1,500
scholarship is only offered to U.S. Citizens
John C. Flood Scholarship- http://www.johncflood.com/scholarship/ - Application Deadline December 1, 2016
is open to students enrolled in a college or university for the 2016-2017
school year. All submissions must be received by the deadline of December
be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and
planning on continuing the next semester
- North American Van Lines 2016 Logistics Scholarship
Competition- https://www.northamerican.com/scholarship - Application Deadline April 15, 2016
- See scholarship website of Eligibility Requirements
- The 2016 Punchkick Interactive
Scholarship-https://www.punchkick.com/scholarship -Application Deadline August 1, 2016
- State your opinion on why
programming should be a part of a child’s curriculum, as much as history and
math, in the form of a persuasive essay or piece of media.
- Written submissions
should be between 500 and 1000 words; video submissions should be between 30
and 90 seconds with a one- to two-paragraph description with your entry.
The 2016-2017 DE-DC-MD Scholarship Application- http://www.dedcmdasfaa.org/docs/forms/pdf/scholarshipapp.pdf -Application Deadline April 1, 2016
- Students must meet the following criteria to be considered
for this scholarship:
Attend an eligible DE-DC-MD institution
during the July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017academic year. ( An eligible
institution is defined as an institution with at least one member with an
active membership with the DE-DC-MD ASFAA.)
- Demonstrate financial need as defined by the FAFSA
and the institution.
- Possess the following GPA and standing–
- A cumulative GPA
of at least 2.5 or the equivalent.
- At least a second
year standing (as defined by your institution) prior to the start of the
2016-2017 academic year or,
- Completion of
one-half of a one year course of study in a private career school.
- Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund- http://www.rankinfoundation.org/students/application/
- Application Deadline March 18, 2016.
- Each year, Jeannette Rankin Fund awards scholarships to
low-income women, ages 35 and older, who are U.S. citizens or permanent
residents pursuing an undergraduate education at an accredited college or university
the United States.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY WOMEN’S
BAR FOUNDATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP FUND- Application attached – Application
Deadline: May 20, 2016
for the scholarship are evaluated according to the following criteria:
- Service to School and Community
- Financial Need
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Popular Grants and Scholarships In Brief
Academic Potential Grant/Scholarship
In order to qualify for this grant/scholarship, you must be an incoming graduating high school senior from a public Montgomery County high school.
You also must be nominated from your school. One student (usually a student with the highest GPA choosing to come to Montgomery College) is selected from every public high school in Montgomery County to receive this scholarship.
The grant includes money for tuition and fees for one year of full-time study (two semesters), but does not cover books and/or supplies.back to top
Academic Specialty Scholarship
The BOT scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors who will be entering one of our twenty six (26) degree programs.
You must complete a separate application for this scholarship and submit it the appropriate official at the high school in which you are currently enrolled to receive the nomination. Please contact James Roye at (240) 567-4362 or
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Board of Trustees (BOT) Grant(s)
Need-Based: Board of Trustees (BOT) grants are administered by Montgomery College. In order to qualify, you must be a Montgomery County resident and maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least a 2.0.
You must have financial need to receive this grant. The maximum amount of need-based BOT grant you can receive each year varies. (The average maximum award in 2013-2014 is $1,000.) This grant can not be used to pay for fees and cannot be used to qualify for a book credit.back to top
Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grants
A Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) does not have to be repaid. The program is designed for undergraduate students with exceptional financial need.
Priority is given to those students who receive a Pell Grant and have the lowest EFC's (Expected Family Contribution). The amount of grant available to students is determined by the amount of federal funding given to the school for the academic year.
Awards at Montgomery College generally range from $200 to $1,000 per school year.back to top
Many organizations and businesses offer scholarships to Montgomery College students through the Montgomery College Foundation Scholarship Program. These are available for students in a variety of fields, and requirements may vary. Applications for fall are available in the spring.
Applicants are also encouraged to complete the FAFSA so that financial need can be determined, since some scholarships require financial need. You are eligible to apply for a scholarship if your cumulative grade point average is 3.0, you enroll for at least six (6) credit hours per semester, and you are a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen.
Recipients of a Foundation scholarship award must agree to the following conditions: 1) send a letter of thanks to the scholarship sponsor; 2) send a copy of the thank you letter to the Financial Aid Office; 3) sign an agreement to attend a meeting with the sponsor club or business, if requested.
Scholarship recipients are also invited to participate in a reception sponsored by the College to thank and promote the scholarship program.
Federal Pell Grants do not have to be repaid. They are awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor degree (in the United States or abroad). In order to receive a Pell Grant, you must have demonstrated financial need.
You may receive a Pell Grant if you are enrolled in a degree or an eligible certificate program and are taking at least one (1) credit. You may not be eligible for a Pell Grant if you are below half time enrollment (under six (6) credit hours). Please check with the Financial Aid Office to confirm your individual eligibility.
The maximum amount of Pell Grant you can receive each year is determined by the amount of funding Congress allocates to the program each year. For the 2013 - 2014 school year, if you are eligible, you may receive up to $5,645 as a full time student. The grant is applied first to tuition and fees. Any remaining Pell funds over and above the amount you owe the college may be distributed to you for your school related expenses.
Please note: If you register for any classes after the 100% refund period at Montgomery College, you will not be eligible for additional Pell Grant for those classes.back to top