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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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Justin McJilton Memorial Scholarship

The Justin McJilton Memorial Scholarship was established to provide a fitting and meaningful memorial to Justin McJilton. Justin was an active student at Salisbury University in the Perdue School of Business. He was an avid supporter and fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and twice co-chaired the SU Relay for Life. Justin passed away in 2009 at the age of 23 from complications associated with leukemia. To honor his memory, the scholarship was established to provide support for students whose lives have been touched by cancer. The scholarship is for $500 and is non-renewable. Applications will be accepted through October 26, 2015.

Selection Criteria:

  • Must be a degree seeking undergraduate student at Salisbury University
  • 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA (preference given to students with a 2.5 cumulative GPA)
  • See application below

Click here to download the application.

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The Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. Scholarship

The Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. (FGCMD) is pleased to participate in scholarship programs that provide grants to college or university students whose major course of study is intended to lead to a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture, and must be majoring in one of the following fields: Agriculture Education, Agronomy, Biology, Botany, City (Rural & Urban) Planning, Environmental Concerns (Management: Environmental, Horticulture Resource/Environmental Behavior) Environmental Conservation/ Engineering, Floriculture, Forestry, Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Land Management, Plant Pathology/Science, Wildlife Science and/or related or allied subjects.

Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. (FGCMD) scholarships are awarded annually, depending upon availability of funds. Information and eligibility for these scholarships can be found at The application deadline is February 1, 2016.

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Suntrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes

$500 Scholarship For Students

Free to enter and eligibility not based on GPA or financial need
Thirty chances to win with one winner chosen every two weeks from October to May
Enter online at beginning September 14, 2015.

High school seniors and current undergraduate college students can win a $500.00 scholarship for their education expenses at a college or private career school. One winner will be chosen every two weeks from October 30, 2015 through May 13, 2016.

Scholarship checks will be payable to the winner’s school of attendance. Only one entry per person for each drawing; however, students can register after each completed drawing for the next scheduled drawing.  No purchase or transaction necessary to enter or win.

For complete details, entry requirements, rules and conditions, visit

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B. Davis Scholarship

Deadline and Eligibility

DEADLINE: May 23, 2016

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.

  • There is no age restriction.
  • Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next.
  • This is not an academic scholarship but the scholarship provider would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.

To apply for the B. Davis Scholarship, please visit their website at:

You will need to write an essay on the following topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

Your submissions must be sent by email at
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

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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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Addie C. Eckardt Senatorial Scholarship, District 37

If you are a resident of Maryland district 37, you may apply for a Maryland Senatorial Scholarship offered by Maryland Senator Addie C. Eckardt. In addition to being a resident of Maryland district 37, you must enroll at a two or four year Maryland college or university as a full-time (12+ credit hours) or part-time (6+ credit hours) degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student or attend certain private career schools. If you are selected to receive a scholarship award, your award will be renewed automatically for four (4) years as long as you maintain satisfactory academic progress at the college you attend. You may use the scholarship at an out-of-state school if your major is not available at a Maryland school. In order to verify your major as unique, you must complete the Unique Major Application which can be obtained by accessing the Maryland Higher Education Commission website (

To apply, please fill out the application below and return the application postmarked by March 1st, 2015 to:

Senator Addie C. Eckardt
322 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Mary Beth Carozza Delegate Scholarship, District 38C

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, 2015 to:

Delegate Mary Beth Carozza
6 Bladen Street, Room 203
Annapolis, MD 21401

Download Application

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Great Lakes National Scholarship Program

Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. is offering $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students enrolling in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) disciplines. Up to 750 awards will be granted to qualified students from across the country.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be high school seniors or graduates, or be current postsecondary undergraduates or graduate level students.
  • Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited non-profit public or private two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2015-2016 academic year.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Able to demonstrate financial need.
  • Enrolled in an eligible major: Math, Natural science, Physical science, Biological/agriculture sciences, Engineering/engineering technology, Computer/information science.

Scholarship applications will be accepted through April 6, 2015 or until 20,000 applications have been received. For additional information and the application, go to

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Chesapeake Women’s Network Scholarships

The Chesapeake Women’s Network Talbot has announced that competitive scholarships are being offered for the 2015-16 academic year. The mission of Chesapeake Women’s Network Talbot is to foster personal enrichment and professional growth among women of the Mid-Shore region through an active network of collaboration, communication and support.

Each year, the Chesapeake Women’s Network Talbot provides financial assistance to qualified female applicants 22 years and older in pursuit of postsecondary education and training.

Women from Talbot and surrounding counties are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

The deadline for applying for one of the scholarships is April 15, 2015. The scholarship application and requirements are available at

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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 Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2015. Awardees will be notified by June 30, 2015. For more information, email:

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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.

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 and emailed to or mailed to:

DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship
1877 Porter Lake Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34240

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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 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

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

Registration information can be located at:

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 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, 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

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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

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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 or email

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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.

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