Scholarship Information

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Free Money! From the Federal Government - visit the FAFSA website for all the information

View the PowerPoint of the Financial Aid Night presentation (PDF) from Oct. 4, 2018.  It has helpful information presented by ECMC, the College Place and NOVA Financial Aid office.

Evaluating Financial Aid Award Letters Presentation 2019-20

Scholarships & Awards

Stop by the guidance office for printed copies of Scholarship applications and instructions.

For a comprehensive list of all scholarships available, log into Naviance Student and Click on the Scholarships tab.

Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship
The Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship Fund was created in 2008 to support college-bound high school seniors in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  The purpose of the fund is to find and then assist youngsters with few financial resources in their pursuit of higher education and a much-desired college degree.   Scholarship winners will receive a $1,000 annual award, up to a maximum total award of $4,000 (see Rules for details).
Value: $1000 annually
Deadline: June 26, 2020
Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship Website

OppU Achievers Scholarship
The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others.  Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.
Deadline: June 30, 2020
OppU Achievers Scholarship Website

AES - Scholarship 2020

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study. 
We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.
Amount of award:   $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 5, 2020
AES - Scholarship 2020 Website

Guided Pathway Support Program
An initiative of the Ron Brown Scholar Program, the Guided Pathway Suppor Program is a free college and scholarship application advising program for African American students.  GPS engages students and parents through an online college access community that offers unlimited application advising services and mentorship from Ron Brown Scholars and Captains. 
Amount: Varies
Deadline:  No deadline, students are accepted and served throughout the calendar year. 
Guided Pathway Support Program Website

Frostburg University
Out-of-state students who live within a 120-mile radius of Frostburg’s campus can now attend FSU for a significantly reduced rate – a savings of nearly $4,800 per year for full-time enrollment.
Value: Up to $4800 per year
Deadline: Ongoing

Frostburg University Website

Scholarship/Financial Aid Database Links

Fastweb is your connection to scholarships, colleges, financial aid and more.
Fastweb Website

CollegeBoard BigFuture
CollegeBoard BigFuture Website

U.S. Department of Education College Affordability and Transparency Center
College of Affordability and Transparency Center Website

Scholarships. com
Search Over 3.7 Millison College Scholarships & Grants Website

Raise Me
Get micro-scholarships from colleges for your achievements!  Add high school achievements to your portfolio--course grades, clubs, sports, volunteer activities--then earn scholarships for each achievement from colleges which you'll be awarded when you attend that college.
Raise Me Website

Virginia Department of Education

Virginia Department of Education Scholarship Website