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Disclaimer: Many of the following scholarships will collect personal information that is used to identify your eligibility. Salisbury University is not responsible for how these organizations will use that data. We are providing this information as a courtesy.


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James N. Mathias, Jr. Senatorial Scholarship, District 38

If you are a resident of Maryland district 38 and are currently attending or plan to attend an in-state Maryland institution, you may be eligible to apply for a Maryland Senatorial Scholarship offered by Maryland Senator James N. Mathias, Jr. Students who plan to attend an out-of-state institution may also be eligible for the Senatorial Scholarship if their major qualifies as a "unique" major under the Maryland Higher Education Commission guidelines.

Priority will be given to applications received by April 1, 2015, but later applications will also be considered. To apply, please fill out the application below and return it to:

Senator James N. Mathias, Jr.
11941 Industrial Park Road, Unit #8
Bishopville, MD 21813
Phone: 410-352-3096
Fax: 410-352-3087

Download Application

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The Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use. The scholarship, named for founding Legacy board member, Dr. Alma S. Adams will award two $5,000 scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. The awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of an underserved community, preferably related to tobacco prevention and/or control and b) the best use of the visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages aimed at raising awareness of tobacco’s harmful impact.

The application is now available at www.LegacyForHealth.org/Adamsscholarship. Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2015. Awardees will be notified by June 30, 2015. For more information, email: Adamsscholarship@Legacyforhealth.org.

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FOTA Art Scholarship Requirements & Application Form 2015

Attention all Anne Arundel County College Level Art Students

Friends of the Arts (FOTA), Annapolis, Maryland is offering two art scholarships of $3,000 each for the academic year 2015-2016, to Anne Arundel County resident college-level art students attending accredited Maryland institutions. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 12 credits in the last year. These awards will be determined on a competitive basis and require the submission of an art portfolio, an artist’s statement and two letters of recommendation. All applicants will be e-mailed notification of competition results by May 30, 2015. Payment will be made directly to the recipient's college. Scholarship recipients will be required to give a short presentation to FOTA's General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Portfolio
The portfolio should include a maximum of 7 images on a CD. Work must have been completed within the past two years. Images should be formatted in jpg at 300 dpi. No file should exceed 8"x10." Each jpg file should contain the artist's name and title of the work. An image list must accompany the images itemized in viewing order, the title of each piece (if any), media, dimensions and year completed. Portfolio artwork may include drawings, paintings, photography, ceramics, digital works, printmaking, sculptures, or mixed media.

Artist's Statement
The Artist’s Statement must include: Your academic and artistic goals and describe how your submitted work represents your vision and perspective. Your statement may not exceed one page, double-spaced. Be sure to include your name at the top of your statement.

Letters of Recommendation: Please submit two letters of recommendation with your application.

Deadline: Return the completed application form along with your CD of images, artist’s statement and letters of recommendation by April 30, 2015. Download the application here.

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Anita R. Turner Memorial Academic Scholarship

The Anita R. Turner Memorial Academic Scholarship was established by the family, friends and co-workers of Anita as a tribute to an amazing woman and life-long educator. Anita Turner educated with a passion and expected nothing short of excellence from her students. Indicative of the excellence expected from her students, the Anita R. Turner Memorial Academic Scholarship is awarded to students who exhibit excellence through their academia and ability to express themselves intelligently through their own words with a submission of an essay on a selected topic. The Anita R. Turner Memorial Academic Scholarship preserves Anita’s legacy of educating youth and the importance she placed on higher education. Since the Foundation’s inception in 2010, $6,000 has been distributed in scholarship awards. For the 2015-2016 school year, the Foundation will distribute individual scholarship amounts up to $1,500.

The scholarship criteria are as follows:

  • Applicant must be a current full-time undergraduate minority student enrolled in at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 weighted scale. A college transcript must be provided.
  • Must provide proof of enrollment for 2015-2016 school year (tuition bill, schedule, housing deposit, etc.) with application.
  • Applicant must be a resident of Maryland.

The application is available in the Financial Aid Office, Holloway Hall, Room 213. The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

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DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship

The DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship recognizes undergraduate students who draw upon their cultural heritage to shape their vocational aspirations, add creative value to their future employers, and serve their communities. For the 2015-2016 academic year, five students will be recognized with an award of $500 each.

Eligibility - Applicants must:

  • Be high school seniors or graduates or be current undergraduate students
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited U.S. four-year college or university for the entire 2015–16 academic year (excluding proprietary and online schools)
  • Be U.S. citizens or maintain legal residency within the United States

Excluded from consideration are employees and relatives of employees of JMX International, the company that owns DutchCrafters.

Award Criteria - Scholarship recipients are selected based on the following factors:

  • Academic achievement and financial need
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • The essay component of the application
  • Students from all disciplines and fields of study are invited to apply

Application deadline is May 1 for the 2015-16 academic year.

Award Amounts
For the 2015-16 academic year, the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship will award five scholarships of $500 each. Disbursements of the award will be made in two increments of $250 each – one for the first semester and one for the second semester of the academic year. Awards are for undergraduate study only.

How to Apply
The application consists of an information summary, a statement of financial need and a 750 word essay. The application can be downloaded at www.dutchcrafters.com/heritage-scholarship and emailed to scholarship@dutchcrafters.com or mailed to:

DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship
1877 Porter Lake Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34240
1-941-377-5112

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American Association of University Women-Easton Branch 2015 Mature Woman's Grant Application

The Easton Branch of the AAUW has announced the 2015 Mature Woman's Grant for the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 academic year. Women, ages 25 and over, and residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's or Talbot County are eligible to apply.

Applications must be postmarked or emailed by June 1, 2015. Applications are available at The Financial Aid Office, Holloway Hall, Room 213 or by viewing the following attachment.

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Association On American Indian Affairs Scholarship

Native American and Alaska native students from federally recognized and non-recognized tribes are eligible to apply for the AAIA scholarship. All students must be full time, seeking a minimum of an Associate’s degree at an accredited institution, and be enrolled in their tribe. Students can visit the website at www.indian-affairs.org for additional criteria, details and acceptance period.

Scholarships are available for undergraduates and graduate students. Applications will be accepted between March 3 and June 1 only and must be received in the Rockville, MD office by 5:00 pm Eastern time June 1, 2015. Applications received outside of the acceptance period will not be reviewed. The application mailing address is stated on the AAIA website.

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Karman Healthcare Scholarship

The Karman Healthcare is the nation’s leading manufacturer of wheelchair innovation based out of Southern California with a strong customer base supporting the mobility impaired.

The Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund is offering two (2) $500 scholarships for students who suffer a mobility disability. This scholarship will apply to students who have excelled academically and those who have a regard for disability awareness in America. This year the theme is to create a presentation of why disability awareness is important. The entries can include essays or poems.

All academic applicants who meet the criteria are welcome to submit their application to the 2015-2016 Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund. To view the criteria and application process, please go to www.karmanhealthcare.com/scholarships

Deadline - The deadline for 2015 Karman Scholarships is September 1, 2015. Please be sure to submit your essay before the official deadline.

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The American Red Cross Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

The American Red Cross is giving away $14,000 in scholarships!

Would you like to develop and demonstrate your leadership ability? Want to develop planning skills while working with the largest humanitarian network in the world? And could you use college scholarship money? If you answered yes to any of these, then the American Red Cross has a great opportunity for you.

By hosting a blood drive during the 100 days of summer, you are helping ensure a stable blood supply exists. Leaders Save Lives is a scholarship opportunity for high school and college students. Students will gain a meaningful leadership and community service experience. In addition, students may become eligible to win a college scholarship and earn a gift card from giftcertificates.com

Registration information can be located at: http://www.redcrossblood.org/forms/leaderssavelives

Blood drive(s) must be held between June 1 and August 31, 2015.

The American Red Cross also offers a meaningful reward and recognition program designed specifically for high school students who support the Red Cross. Go to http://leader.redcrossblood.org/ to see how you could win a scholarship just by giving blood donations and 8 hours of Red Cross Service.

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2 + 2 Transfer Scholarship

The 2+2 Transfer Scholarship is designed to assist and encourage transfer students from Maryland community colleges to attend a 4-year institution within the State. Students must be enrolled in an eligible accredited Maryland postsecondary institution.

Who may apply: Students currently enrolled full-time or part-time as a degree-seeking student at a community college in Maryland.

How to apply: Applicants for the scholarship must submit the 2+2 Transfer Scholarship application available for download at the link below, complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov, submit an official college transcript reflecting that the applicant has earned an associate’s degree from a Community College in the State, and documentation the student if applicable, has registered with the selective service system.

Click here for more information.

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Daly Computers, Inc. Scholarship

The Daly Computers, Inc. Scholarship is awarded to sophomore, junior or senior students at Salisbury University who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship is intended for students who have encountered a recent and unexpected financial hardship that could jeopardize their ability to continue with their education. The scholarship is non-renewable and recipients are chosen through an application process overseen by the Director of Financial Aid.

Selection Criteria:

  • Must be a sophomore, junior, or senior
  • 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
  • See application below

Click here to download the application.

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Kids' Chance of Maryland

Kids' Chance of Maryland is a nonprofit corporation developed by the concerned volunteers in Maryland's legal community, in association with insurers, employers, and the labor, medical and workers' compensation community. The purpose of Kids' Chance is to provide financial scholarships for children of catastrophically or fatally injured workers to complete their higher education.

Children who have had a parent catastrophically injured or killed in an employment-related accident in Maryland are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Students must be between the ages of 16 and 25. The parent's death or injury must have resulted in a substantial decline in the family income.

Generally, the scholarship is good for one semester, and the applicant must maintain acceptable grades. The applicant must reapply at the end of each semester for the scholarship to continue. Scholarship awards vary and depend largely on the needs and educational expenses of the student. Scholarships cover tuition and books, but may also include housing and meals.

Scholarship applications are available by visiting www.kidschance-md.org.

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P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund

The P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund makes loans available to qualified women who desire a higher education and are in need of financial assistance. The maximum loan amount is $10,000. Eligibility for loan consideration includes:

  • Must be a citizen or a legal permanent resident of the United States of Canada and reside in the United States or Canada.
  • A high school graduate or equivalent.
  • In need of financial assistance.
  • Must be enrolled full time or part time in an accredited school.
  • Must be within two years, but not less than four months, of completing the course of study for which the loan was approved.
  • Must be able to provide two financially responsible adult cosigners.
  • Must apply through and be recommended by a local chapter.

Graduate or undergraduate students who meet the above eligibility requirements and wish to inquire about the application and local chapter approval process may view additional information at http://www.peointernational.org/peo-projectsphilanthropies.

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Universities at Shady Grove Scholarships

In addition to federal and state grants awarded on the basis of financial need, various private scholarships are available for students enrolled in programs at USG as provided by our Board, local businesses, foundations, community organizations and individual donors. Apply today! For more information please visit www.shadygrove.umd.edu/scholarships or email shadygrove@umd.edu.

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Guide to Scholarships for Minorities, New Americans and Major Specific Students

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