Other Scholarship Announcements
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
Mid-Atlantic Chapter, International Erosion Control Association Collegiate Scholarship Award
For the past eight years, the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (MAC-IECA) has
been awarding annual scholarships to students who are enrolled in four-year colleges and universities and are considering
a career in erosion and sediment control industry or related field. These fields of study could include, but are not
limited to: biology; environmental science; earth studies; earth science; agricultural, civil, and environmental
engineering; natural resources management; soil science; agronomy; geology, hydraulics; hydrology; construction
technology; environmental education; forestry; agricultural science; marine science; and landscape architecture.
- Applicant must be a declared major at an accredited 4-year college or university located in the Mid-Atlantic
states of either Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware or the District of Columbia.
- Applicant must be either a sophomore, junior, or senior (undergraduate only).
- Applicant must be registered full-time for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semester.
- Applicant must have a career direction related to the field of Stormwater Management or the Erosion and Sediment
Control industry. (Possible fields of study could include environmental science, earth studies, and earth science,
agricultural and civil engineering, soil science, agronomy, geology, hydrology, construction technology, forestry,
agricultural science, marine science.)
- Applicant must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher.
You can obtain a general information sheet and the scholarship application at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter website,
Applications and accompanying paperwork must be postmarked no later than December 23, 2013. Selected
scholarship winners will be announced no later than January 6, 2014. Scholarships will be awarded to the selected students
for the Spring 2014 semester.
Maryland MENSA: Local Scholarship Program of American Mensa
The Maryland Mensa 2014-2015 Scholarship Essay Contest has begun. Cash awards of up to $1,000 will be granted to the winners.
The Mensa Education & Research Foundation college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the
applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need.
There are three requirements for applicants:
- The applicant must currently be a resident of a participating American Mensa Local Group's area.
- The applicant must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning
during the academic year following the application date.
- The applicant must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals.
Applications are available for downloading from
Submitted essays must be postmarked no later than January 15, 2014. Winners will be announced after
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 2014-2015 academic year, five students will be recognized with an award of $500 each.
Whether you are in nursing, education, business or engineering, the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship
recognizes that the potential for creative value often lies within that which has been passed along to you from previous
generations. How will you draw upon your cultural heritage to shape your vocational aspirations, offer creative value
to your future employer, and serve your community?
Eligibility - Applicants must:
Excluded from consideration are employees and relatives of employees of JMX International, the company that owns DutchCrafters.
- 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 2014–15 academic year (excluding proprietary and online schools)
- Be U.S. citizens or maintain legal residency within the United States
Award Criteria - Scholarship recipients are selected based on the following factors:
Application deadline is May 1 for the 2014-15 academic year.
- 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
For the 2014-15 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship
1877 Porter Lake Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34240
Applications must be received by May 1, 2014.
Point Foundation: The National LGBT Scholarship Fund
Point Foundation is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
students of merit. Individuals enrolled in either an undergraduate or graduate program, beginning or continuing in the
Fall of 2014, are eligible to apply.
Who qualifies for a Point Scholarship? Applicants should visit Point’s website to review current Point
Scholars’ biographies and assess the type of scholars that are generally selected. Point is looking for individuals
who have proven leadership skills, excellent scholastic achievements, and want to make a difference in the world. All
applicants are evaluated on the totality of their situation including academic accomplishments, financial, leadership
within extra-curricular and career-related activities, personal circumstances and goals for the future.
New information for the 2014-2015 academic year is available at
www.pointfoundation.org Point’s scholarship application
is ONLY available online.
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
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.
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 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
- Must be able to provide two financially responsible adult cosigners.
- Must apply through and be recommended by a local P.E.O. chapter.
Graduate or undergraduate students who meet the above eligibility requirements and wish to inquire about the application and
local chapter approval process may contact Cynthia Cowall
Delmarva Education Foundation
The Delmarva Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides an easily accessible index of local scholarships that are available to students of the lower Delmarva Peninsula:
The Sallie Mae Fund Scholarships
The Sallie Mae Fund sponsors several scholarship programs and supports hundreds of college scholarships. All of their
programs are based on financial need, as The Fund seeks to bridge the dollar gap. With an estimated $3 billion in private
scholarships awarded nationally each year, The Fund aims to send the message that money is available to those who make the effort
to apply. For the 2008–2009 academic year, nearly $2 million in college scholarships were awarded to nearly 800 students nationwide.
Scholarship information, criteria, deadlines and informative financial aid resources are available at
2011 Guide to Scholarships for Minorities, New Americans and Major Specific Students
This is a comprehensive document that includes several scholarship directories and a downloadable database that
provides great information for all students.
Wicomico County Public Schools Scholarships and Awards Booklet
The booklet is published by the Wicomico County Board of Education for the use of their graduating students.