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.
Salisbury University Financial Assistance funding is available to provide limited, one-time assistance to students who are experiencing a financial hardship. This funding is intended to assist students who owe a balance for the current semester which is precluding them from registering for the upcoming semester. Students who are requesting this aid should have already exhausted all other forms of aid for which they are eligible.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
Interested student must submit the required application and personal statement no later than May 15, 2017. Download the application and instructions for the personal statement here.
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The DE-DC-MD Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators has established a scholarship fund that will award a minimum of three $1,000 scholarships to students who attend an eligible institution within each geographic area.
Student Eligibility and Application Process:
Students must meet the following criteria to be considered for this scholarship:
Undergraduate GPA and Standing:
Graduate/Professional GPA and Standing:
The application is available here.
Essay: Submit a brief essay, no more than one typed page in length, explaining why you feel you would be a good candidate for this scholarship. Include your educational and career goals, jobs held while in college, volunteer or community service performed, and any special circumstances that the Scholarship Committee should be aware of in making a selection.
Letter of Recommendation: Submit one letter of recommendation from an academic counselor or professor with your application.
Due Date and Certification Process: The completed application, letter of recommendation and essay should be submitted to the Salisbury University Financial Aid Office no later than 5pm on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The Financial Aid Office is located in Holloway Hall, Second Floor, Room 213. The Director will choose and certify only one (1) eligible candidate from Salisbury University and submit the completed scholarship application to the ASFAA.
Applicants will be notified of their status in early May. Scholarship checks will be made payable to the student’s institution and will be issued prior to the start of the Fall 2017 semester.
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The Worcester County Commission for Women have announced the Empowering Women Scholarship for female Worcester County residents. Scholarships of (1) $1,000, (2) $750 will be given to three deserving candidates. Applicants will be judged primarily on their educational goals.
How to apply:
Applications are available in the Salisbury University Financial Aid Office, Holloway Hall, Room 213. The application along with the below supporting documents can be mailed to:
Worcester County Commission for Women
12626 Selsey Road
Ocean City, MD 21842
Three recipients (1) $1,000, (2) $750 awards will be awarded to the University the recipient will be attending for the Fall of 2017.
Applications must be received in the mail by Friday, March 31, 2017.
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Indian River High School Alumni Association is proud to offer the first IR Pride Scholarship for college-level students. This award isn’t about academics or financial aid, but your service as an Alumnus of Indian River High School. Whether you’re a coach, volunteer, mentor, or just genuinely proud of your alma mater, we want to hear about it. We also want to support your continued education.
Eligibility: Applicants must
Prizes: We seek to award a scholarship of up to $500. Checks will be made payable to the winner’s school.
Requirements: Incomplete applications may be disqualified.
DEADLINE: Email, deliver, or postmark by Friday, March 31, 2017
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Founded in Baltimore in 1924, Central Scholarship Bureau (CSB) helps students in Maryland realize their academic and professional goals through grants and interest-free loans to attend accredited institutions within the United States.
The Bureau offers grants and scholarships to various majors such as Healthcare, Education, Social Work along with those tagged for women, Jewish students and African-American students.
General Scholarship Criteria
The Application Process
Scholarships range from $1,000 to $10,000 for graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.
To apply, students must complete the online scholarship application at www.central-scholarship.org. The application deadline is April 3, 2017.
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If you are a resident of Maryland district 38C, you may apply for a Maryland Delegate Scholarship offered by Maryland Delegate Mary Beth Carozza. In addition to being a resident of Maryland district 38C, you must attend a Maryland college, university, or trade school (or have a Maryland Higher Education Commission approved unique major), and have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
To apply, please fill out the application below and return it along with the items listed in the application postmarked by April 15, 2017 to:
Delegate Mary Beth Carozza
6 Bladen Street, Room 203
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
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Attention all Anne Arundel County College Level Art Students
Friends of the Arts (FOTA), Annapolis, Maryland is offering two art scholarships of $2,500 each for the academic year 2017-2018, 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 June 9, 2017. 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 12, 2017.
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.
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.
Return the completed application form along with your CD of images, artist’s statement and letters of recommendation by April 28, 2017.
MAIL APPLICATION TO:
P.O. Box 4635
Annapolis, MD 21403
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Delmarva Poultry Industry (DPI) is pleased to announce its 2017 College Scholarship program. The program is available to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at any degree-granting institution in the United States who are planning a career in Delmarva’s poultry industry.
Scholarship recipients will be selected by a committee of representatives from Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. Preference will be given to applicants planning a career in any segment (live production, processing, sales, transportation, business and administration, office management, research, technical support, accounting, etc.) of Delmarva’s poultry industry and whom are residents of the Delmarva Peninsula.
Application forms and additional information are available from Delmarva Poultry Industry. Contact the DPI office at 302-856-9037, by e-mail at email@example.com or go to www.dpichicken.org and click on college scholarships. Applications must be received at the address below by April 3, 2017. Recipient(s) will be notified in the spring.
Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. College Scholarship Program
16686 County Seat Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947-4881
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In an effort to provide students with financial aid who are starting and/or continuing their secondary education, the office of Senator James (Jim) Mathias would like to make students aware that there is a Senatorial Scholarship available for all qualified students. Students residing in the 38th District (Wicomico, Somerset & Worcester Counties) who are currently attending or planning to attend an in-state Maryland institution may be eligible.
Senator Mathias cares greatly for Maryland students and helping them in the educational endeavors. He feels strongly that our students are the next generation of leaders in Maryland. The application due date is April 30, 2017.
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The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation, Inc. is pleased to offer their annual scholarship award. The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association is a non-profit organization and an affiliate of the Security Traders Association. The Security Traders Association, (STA), founded in 1934, is a professional trade organization that works to improve the ethics, business standards and working environment for members who are engaged in the buying, selling and trading of securities. With 27 affiliate organizations nationally and internationally and over 4,200 members, STA is the largest organization of its kind in the world.
Who Is Eligible for the Foundation Scholarships
Eligible candidates to be considered for the scholarship application should be undergraduates who are currently sophomore or junior business majors with a concentration in finance or economics and who are enrolled at a four-year state-sponsored college or private university. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens. Please note repeat applications and recipients are accepted.
Requirements for applying for the Foundation Scholarships
Requirements consist of a completed application form, grade point average transcript, and school and summer addresses and telephone numbers. Also, a 500-word essay entitled “How the securities markets affect our daily lives” is required. The scholarship committee has established the following guidelines for evaluating candidates:
Deadline for the application is April 30, 2017. The application can also be located on the Security Traders Association website: http://midatlanticsecuritytraders.com/scholarship/
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The Easton Branch of the AAUW has announced the 2017 Mature Woman’s Grant for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 academic year. Women, ages 25 and over, who are residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s or Talbot County are eligible to apply.
Applications must be postmarked or emailed by June 5, 2017. Applications are available at The Financial Aid Office, Holloway Hall, Room 213.
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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.
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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.
Click here to download the application.
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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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The P.E.O. ELF loan is intended to help a woman attain a degree or certification from an accredited postsecondary educational institution.
The maximum loan amount is $12,000 for associate and bachelor degree programs, $15,000 for masters degree programs and $20,000 for doctoral degrees (e.g., Ph.D., medical, law, veterinary) and may not exceed the amount recommended by her sponsoring chapter. Loans are subject to the availability of funds.
A woman may draw up to the maximum loan in one installment if she is in the final year of obtaining her associate’s or bachelor’s degree, is a graduate or doctoral student, or is enrolled in a post-degree certificate/license/endorsement program.
A student must have and maintain the scholastic average required for graduation by the school she attends. A current transcript is required as evidence of satisfactory academic standing before an installment of a loan may be drawn. Reports of academic progress may be required for each note.
Following the graduation date originally stated on the application, interest will begin accruing and will be billed on an annual basis. Interest accruals and payments will not be deferred if the student continues with further study. The current rate of interest is 2%.
All applicants for the ELF program must be sponsored by a P.E.O. local chapter.
For complete information and to find out if you qualify, visit www.peointernational.org and click on ELF Eligibility Requirements.
You may also contact the local ELF Chairman Shelly Madsen at Shelly_madsen@yahoo.com
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The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education, established in 1973, is a need based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families.
The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE) is intended to provide one-time need based grants to women of the United States and Canada for use in completing a degree or certification necessary for improving or gaining skills leading to employment.
More information can be found at: http://www.peointernational.org/about-peo-program-continuing-education-pce
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you meet the requirements for this grant and would like to pursue this opportunity further.
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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 the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). These scholarships are created with contributions from private donors including the USG Board of Advisors, local businesses, foundation, community organizations and individual donors. To view a list of USG Scholarships and to apply, please visit: www.shadygrove.umd.edu/scholarships
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This is a comprehensive document that includes several scholarship directories and a downloadable database that provides great information for all students.
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