Other Scholarship Announcements

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.


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

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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 (www.mhec.state.md.us).

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

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Tamara D. Harris Continuing Education Scholarship

Applications for the Tamara D. Harris Continuing Education Scholarship are evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Must provide a comprehensive and complete application.
  • Must have a 2.5 or greater grade point average on most recent transcript.
  • Must be currently attending a two or four year institution pursuing a college degree.
  • Must submit proof of community service activities in the form of a letter on official organizational letterhead.
  • Must submit two letters of recommendation from community representatives including, but not limited to, a supervisor, religious leader, teacher or counselor.
Email the Sharon K. Harvey Memorial Foundation to receive an electronic copy of the application – SKHMFScholarship@gmail.com or download a copy of the application by visiting Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Tau Eta Zeta Chapter’s website: www.zphib-thz.org

All application materials must be either emailed to SKHMFScholarship@gmail.com or mailed to the address below by March 6, 2015:

Sharon K. Harvey Memorial Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 2031
Baltimore, MD 21203


2015-2016 Application for the Alumni Association - International Scholarship

The University System of Maryland, through the Alumni Association - International (AA-I), Incorporated, established the AA-I Scholarship to recognize exemplary students from Maryland matriculating through a University System of Maryland institution. The AA-I scholarship will be bestowed upon a Salisbury University student who demonstrates academic achievement, strong commitment to community service, and leadership ability.

To apply for the AA-I scholarship:

  • Incoming freshman applicants must have a minimum combined SAT score of 1500 and a cumulative high school GPA of 3.50 (on a 4.0 scale) or above
  • Transfer students must have at least a cumulative GPA of 3.50 from the most recent institution
  • Current Salisbury University students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above
  • Students must be Maryland residents
  • Applicants must enroll as full-time undergraduate students
  • Submit the following documents:
    • This application in its entirety
    • Copy of official transcript
    • Two academic letters of reference (professors, deans, teachers, counselors, etc)

A completed application packet must be received by the Office of Financial Aid no later than April 1, 2015. The AA-I Scholarship Committee will review all applications and select the final recipients. A scholarship award notification will be mailed to the recipients who have been selected to receive this award. Click here to download the application.


Central Scholarship Bureau

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

  • Maryland Resident (or reside within 200 miles of Baltimore City)
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Family income below $90,000
  • GPA of 2.8 or higher to be competitive
  • Enrolled in, or applying to, an accredited US college/university

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

This year, in addition to the General Application 2015-2016 which qualifies you for over 40 scholarship programs, Central Scholarship has a new matching feature to pair you with very specific scholarships that may fit you! 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 1, 2015


Delmarva Poultry Industry Scholarship

Delmarva Poultry Industry (DPI) is pleased to announce its 2015 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.

Application forms and additional information are available from Delmarva Poultry Industry. Contact the DPI office at 302-856-9037, by e-mail at dpi@dpichicken.com or go to www.dpichicken.org and click on college scholarships. Applications must be received at the address below by April 1, 2015. Recipient(s) will be notified in the spring.

Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. College Scholarship Program
16686 County Seat Highway
Georgetown, Delaware 19947-4881


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 https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/greatlakes/


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 http://www.cwntalbot.com


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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:

  1. Must be a citizen or a legal permanent resident of the United States of Canada and reside in the United States or Canada.
  2. A high school graduate or equivalent.
  3. In need of financial assistance.
  4. Must be enrolled full time or part time in an accredited school.
  5. Must be within two years, but not less than four months, of completing the course of study for which the loan was approved.
  6. Must be able to provide two financially responsible adult cosigners.
  7. 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.


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.


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 www.thesalliemaefund.org/


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.


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.