Financial Aid

Local Scholarships

Below are scholarship opportunities forwarded to the Student Financial Aid Office at Hagerstown Community College.  HCC is not involved in awarding any of these scholarships.  Please visit each website for more information.  These scholarships are listed in order we receive the information about them. Remember: Never pay for a scholarship application or for information about a scholarship. Regents Scholarships 2014-15 for Maryland Community College Transfer Students Deadline to apply is May 23, 2014.  You must submit your application prior to that for the presidential nomination to be completed by May 23. Required Documentation for all scholarships Nomination letter from the community college president Scholarship Application Personal statement of the student's educational and career goals Official copy of the community college transcript Unofficial copies or grade slips from all other colleges and universities attended  Resume or listing of the student's extracurricular and community activities  Evidence of the student's scholarly and creative activities - limit of two items (can include scanned copies of artwork, photos, creative projects, research papers, published material, honors, awards, etc.) One or two letters of recommendation from faculty or staff members at the community college Please do not submit the application items in folders or binders - staples or clips are permitted Kelly Scholarship  Earn a 3.8 GPA or higher Complete a minimum of 56 credits Demonstrate financial need Pursue any major leading to the bachelor's degree at any USM Institution Kelly at Hagerstown Scholarship Earn a 3.8 GPA or higher Complete a minimum of 56 credits Demonstrate financial need Pursue any major leading to the bachelor's degree at any USM Institution Shaeffer for Part-Time Students Scholarship Earn a 4.0 GPA Complete the Associate's degree Pursue any major for the bachelor's degree at any USM institution on a part-time basis Tuition and mandatory fees will be provided plus a small stipend for books & expenses Weinberg Scholarship Earn a 4.0 GPA Complete the Associate's degree Pursue any major for the bachelor's degree at any USM institution Kelly Grants of $4,000 Earn a 3.8 GPA or higher Complete a minimum of 56 credits Demonstrate financial need Pursue any major leading to the bachelor's degree at any USM Institution Board of Regents Grants of $5,000 Earn a 4.0 GPA Complete the Associate's degree Pursue any major for the bachelor's degree at any USM institution   DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DC TAG) DC TAG provides up to $2,500 toward the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at 2 year public colleges for college bound District residents.  Hagerstown Community College is on the list of participating colleges and universities.  Applicants need to complete the DC OneApp, FAFSA, and DC OneApp required supporting documents yearly. The deadline to apply is June 30th.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   CollegeBound Foundation The CollegeBound Foundation offers more than 175 scholarship opportunities with a potential value of more than $1.5 million in available financial aid for Baltimore City college-going seniors.   The application is open from December to March each year.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarships Each year the SYF awards scholarships to college-boud students in communities that are home to Simon properties.  Hagerstown, MD is on this list, the Hagerstown Prime Outlets are a Simon Property.   The deadline has passed for 2014, please check the website for more information for 2015.   Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarship This scholarship competition is open to Maryland high school seniors and college undergraduate students of Hispanic descent, full-time or part-time, beginning in the fall of 2014.  The purpose of the scholarship is to assist Hispanic students who live in Maryland to achieve potential life goals and make a positive impact on their lives.  Scholarships provide recipients with a one time assistance of $2,000. The deadline to apply is May 30, 2014.  Please visit the website for more information and to download an application.  You may also pick up an application in the stand out front of the Student Financial Aid Office or request one be sent to your HCC student email address.  Please contact us at finaid@hagerstowncc.edu or (240)500-2473.   RMHC U.S. Scholarships There are four types of scholarships including: RMHC/Scholars, RMHC/ASIA, RMHC/African-American Future Achievers, and RMHC/HACER. To apply a student must be a high school senior, be younger than 21 ywars old, be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college with a full-time schedule, live in a participating FMHC Chapter's area, and submit a complete application and all required documentation. Ronald McDonald House Charities scholarship program for 14-15 will open in the fall.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholars Program There are multiple scholarships offered through the Burger King Scholarship Program and the McLamore Foundation Program.   The application period begins in November and ends in January.  Please visit the website for more information and to apply.   Trucker to Trucker Scholarship Trucker to Trucker is offering a $1,000 scholarship for truck driving students who are currently enrolled or will be enrolled in an accredited driving school in 2014.  An essay is required with the application. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   National Future Farmers of America Scholarship Program In 2014 the National FFA Organization is offering $2.1 million in scholarships for further education designed to fit the diversity of it's applicants.   For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Career One Stop Scholarship Search CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment, and Training Administration.  The site features a scholarship search of over 7,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, and other financial aid opportunities.  You can search by Award Type, Residence Preferences, Study Level, and Affiliation Restrictions. Deadlines vary.  For more information, please visit the website.   SMART Scholars This scholarship program is open to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.  Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholars receive full tuition and fees, generous cash stipend, employment with Department of Defense facilities after graduation, and summer internships, health insurance and book allowance. The application opens in August and closes in December.  Award notification occurs each spring.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website. For other Department of Defense scholarship opportunities, please visit the website here.   Blaze Wifi Rural Students Essay Contest Blaze Wifi is offering an annual $500 college scholarship to help further higher education and improve internet literacy and connectivity in small towns and rural cities across America.  This scholarship is for high school students who plan to start college in Fall 2014 or a current college student who went to high school or grew up in a rural community.  Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Applicants must write an in-depth blog post answering the question: How has having Internet access helped you or someone you know develop as a young person and student growing up in a rural community? The deadline to apply is May 30, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   CoachUp Scholarship Score $2,500 in scholarships and private coaching.  CoachUp is looking for Student Athletes who: exhibit leadership, integrity, and determination; demonstrate excellence on and off the court; and aspire to reach another level in sports and life.  Application requires a reference, a 500 word essay, and a 1 minute video.  The deadline to apply is May 6, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   B. Davis Scholarship This $1,000 scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as students currently registered in any post secondary institution.  You will need to write an essay of less than 1,000 words on this topic: Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution.  Submissions should be emailed to awards@studentawardsearch.com.  Include your name and the school you are and will be attending.   The deadline to apply is May 26, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarships All scholarships are based on financial need and a minimum GPA requirement of 3.0.  Students must be enrolled full-time with a sincere interest in an automotive career. The scholarship application is open from February 1 - June 30.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Bradley R. Corbett Scholarship An annual $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to the student who submits the best overall essay on a topic of the donors choosing.  Open to any students of any degree seeking category attending on a full-time basis. The deadline to apply is July 15, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   JustNebulizers.com Respiratory Care Scholarship Applicants will submit a creative video under three minutes long answering the following two questions: How has living with a respiratory condition molded who you are? What advice would you give to others in your shoes? Undergraduate and graduate students who are legal US residents, who are not employees or relatives of JustNebulizers.com, and who have a respiratory condition may apply.  The deadline to apply is December 31, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Goedeker's College Scholarship Goedeker's is offering 3 college scholarships available to all students in all fields of study. One Grand Prize award of $500 and two honorable mentions of $100 will be awarded for books. The scholarship will be for the 2014 Fall semester.  Requirements are an essay of 300 words minimum, a 3.0 GPA, contact information, a few sentences about yourself and a recent photo, and proof that you are enrolled in an accredited college or have been accepted into an accredited college. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Central Scholarship Bureau Scholarships  Please visit the website for the complete listing of scholarships.   Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship To apply for this $1,000 scholarship, students must be a current or former athlete at the high school or college level.  Applicants must also be a current college student or high school senior entering college.  This scholarship requires a brief personal bio and an essay.   The deadline to apply is May 1, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.    Orchids Made Easy Annual Orchid Care Scholarship OrchidsMadeEasy.com offers an annual orchid care scholarship to a qualified student pursuing a program in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation, or related field, with a focus on orchids.  There may be up to three awards of $500 each payable directly to the college/university.  To apply download the application and instructions. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2014.  To apply and for more information, please visit the website, or the student financial aid office.   The Pocketbook-Zookal Scholarship for Student Entrepreneurs This $1,000 scholarship is for students aged 18 years or older who are interested in entrepreneurship.  Students must be currently enrolled in a university course.  Bonus points for students who have a startup idea they'd like to pursue or are already pursuing, worked in a startup, and/or show some kind of interest in start ups.  In addition to the cash, 4 free textbooks worth up to $1,000 from Zookal are offered for a total of $2,000. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.    Student Design Competition Calling all student artists! Metal Art Studio has officially launched its first annual Student Design Competition.  One first place winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship and at least one runner up winner will receive a $250 scholarship.  Applicants will submit an original design based on the assigned theme, along with a video/slideshow of the design being created.  The first place winner and the first runner up will also receive production-run copies of their design, portfolio recognition, and more. The deadline to apply is August 31, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.    Internet and Education Scholarship Attsavings.com is offering a $1,000 Scholarship open to all current and prospective college students.  Applicants must answer the question: What are 5 ways you utilize technology to be a better student? The deadline to apply is June 22, 2014.  Please visit the website for more information and to apply.   Future of Technology Scholarship Two $1,000 scholarships are being offered by Vandelayweb.com to students of all majors.  To be considered applicants need to complete an essay on how they see the future of technology evolving.  The winners will be chosen on May 1, which is the deadline to apply. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Teachers, Social Media and Education Scholarship This $1,000 scholarship is offered by USBundles.com and requires applicants to list the top 5 ideas on how teachers can use social media to enhance the learning process. The deadline to apply is June 22, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.    Students, Social Media and Education Scholarship This $1,000 scholarship is offered by CenturyLinkquote.com and requires the applicants list the top 5 ideas on how student can use social media to enhance their education. The deadline to apply is June 22, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program Nominate a young volunteer aged 6 to 18 who has made a difference in your community. Top winners each receive $10,000 for higher education. Find out more on their website.   Maryland Multicultural Coalition Scholarship MMC/NAME is the Maryland Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education. This scholarship is for Maryland residents who intend to teach P-12 upon completion of an undergraduate program.  Applicants must attach a copy of their current transcript from either HS or college, whichever is applicable.   For more information, please visit the website.  For a copy of an application, please visit the HCC Financial Aid Office or the Education Department faculty.    Spring 2014 Deals.ServiceBundles.com Infographic Scholarship This $1,000 Scholarship offered by Deals.ServiceBundles.com will be awarded to the student who can create the best Infographic Image about his/her major.  This scholarship is open to any undergraduate or graduate student. The deadline to apply is June 22, 2014.  Please visit the website for more information.   CollegeClasses.com 2014 Scholarship Awards The CollegeClasses.com Scholarship Program is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia who are 16 years of age or older at the time of application.  Applicants must consent to provide a digital photograph of self if selected as a scholarship winner.  Additional eligibility requirements may apply for program specific scholarships. 2014 "Breaking Down the Barrier" Scholarship Award A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in any field.  Areas of study may include Art & Design, Business, Culinary Arts, Education & Teaching, Engineering, Healthcare & Nursing, Human Services, Humanities & Sciences, Law & Justice, Psychology, Technology & IT, and Vocational & Trade. Business Scholarship Award A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Business.  Areas of study may include: Accounting, Administration, Economics, Finance, HR Management, Management, Marketing, Sports Management, etc.  Healthcare & Nursing Scholarship Award A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in healthcare or nursing. Areas of study may include Dental Assisting, Healthcare Administration, Medical Billing & Coding, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, etc. Law & Justice Scholarship Award A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in law and justice.  Areas of study may include: Criminal Justice, Cyber Security, Law Enforcement, Legal Studies, and Paralegal Studies. Technology & Computer Science Scholarship Award A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in technology or computer science. Areas of study may include: Computer Programming, Computer Science, Database Administration, Information Systems, Information Technology, Network Administration, Network Security, Software Engineering, and Web Development.   Mindy S. Wagaman Scholarship In 2009 the Waynesboro Hospital Auxiliary and the Clinical Laboratory at Waynesboro Hospital established a $1,000 Mindy Wagaman Scholarship for a student pursuing education as a Phlebotomist, Medical Laboratory, Cytology, or Histology Technician or Technologist. The award is based on educational intent, scholastic achievement, general character, community or school service, and financial need.  The deadline to apply is March 1.  For an application, please visit the Student Financial Aid Office.   AES Engineers Scholarship This $500 scholarship, offered by AES Engineers, is for students who are future leaders.  You do not have to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. The deadline to apply is October 6, 2014.  Please visit the website for more information and to apply.   Maryland Ready Mix Concrete Association, Inc. This $2,000 scholarship offered by MRMCA is offered to students pursuing a degree in concrete or the construction industry.  For scholarship recipients, an award of up to $2,000 annually will be paid directly to their school on their behalf.  Completed applications are due to the MRMCA office by May 1, 2014. Please come to the Student Financial Aid Office for a scholarship application.  You may also call the MRMCA at (301)694-4899 or email them at mindy@marylandconcrete.com   ScholarLaunch.com Scholarships Visit ScholarLaunch.com for information on all of their available scholarships. Military Scholarship LowVARates.com is offering a semiannual $1,250 scholarship as an award for winning a writing contest.  This contest is available to all students regardless of major.  Details regarding the contest and scholarship can be found on the website, at the bottom of the page in their banner you will find the Scholarship tab to bring up their modal.  The deadline to apply is July 4, 2014. The Bud Siegfried Scholarship This $1,000 scholarship offered by Siegfried & Jensen Utah Injury Attorneys is intended to help students pursuing a professional degree in the USA.  Applicants must write a 500 - 700 word essay about how an injury attorney can make a difference in any of the following situations: Automobile Accidents, Medical Malpractice, or Product Liability.  Applicants must also write a 300 - 400 word essay about an act of service they have performed in the last 3 weeks that has made a difference in their life. Please visit the website to download the application and to find more information. The Lexington Law Scholarship Lexingtonlaw.com is offering a $10,000 annual scholarship to help college students maintain great credit scores.  Students interested in applying for the scholarship are required to write an essay of 800 words about what a credit score means to them, impacts their financial future, and how they plan to develop a great credit score during their college years.   The deadline to apply is August 31, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Mark A. Forester Essay Contest Rocky Mountain Mattress is offering an annual $1,000 scholarship as an award to the winner. Details about the contest and scholarship can be found on their website.  The scholarship modal can be brought up by selecting the scholarship link at the bottom banner of their home page.  The deadline to apply is August 4, 2014. Clubs of America Scholarship Greatclubs.com is offering a $1,500 annual scholarship to help students consider their aspirations and ease the burden of the costs of higher education.  Students who are interested in applying and maintain a 3.00 cumulative GPA are expected to either write an 800 word essay or create a YouTube video on where they see themselves in 10 years.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.  The deadline to apply is August 31, 2014. Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship Bulwark Exterminating has created a scholarship to reward hard working students with ambitions for salesmanship.  This scholarship honors Aaron Seever, a dedicated salesman whose creativity and passion drove him to success.  The scholarship awards a different student $500 each semester along with an iPad Mini.  Students must fill out the information required, including two 50 word or less essay questions.  For more information or to apply, please visit the website.  Fall semester deadline is September 30, 2014 and Spring semester deadline is January 31, 2014. BlindsGalore National Scholarship BlindsGalore.com is offering a $2,000 scholarship to help women pursude advanced educational goals.  Students interested in applying for the scholarship are required to submit a 400-600 word essay describing how they would transform the space around them and to do what.  Also to be included is a 150 word or less biography about themselves.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.  The deadline to apply is May 14, 2014.   American Foreign Service Association Scholarships Children of Foreign Service employees, whose parent(s) is a member of the AFSA are eligible to apply for an AFSA award/scholarship.  A student must be claimed as a dependent on the most recent IRS tax form by their parent(s) or guardian(s).  The SFSA member is or has been an employee with a foreign affairs agency as defined by the Foreign Service Act of 1980.  For High School students whose parents are not in the U.S. Government Foreign Service, there is an AFSA High School Essay Contest. The deadline to apply is February (for Merit Awards) and March (for Financial Aid Scholarships) each year.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   JustWalkers.com Mobility Scholarship Program This $1,000 scholarship offered from JustWalkers.com is open to all college students with limited mobility who use a wheelchair, power scooter, crutches, rollator, or other mobility device on a regular basis. Students must write a 600 word maximum essay answering this question: "Describe a time when you faced a major obstacle.  What did you do and what did the experience teach you?" The deadline to apply is June 30, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   SchoolSoup.com Scholarship Directory SchoolSoup.com is an on-line database of scholarships for students pursuing a post-secondary education with over 250,000 College specific and Private scholarships listed.  You can browse through scholarships by a variety of categories (Major, Athletics, Religion, Disability, State, College, etc.). SchoolSoup does not award scholarships, recruit directly for any colleges or offer private student loans.  Students will only be contacted by third party sponsors if you specifically opt-in for any offers or request additional information. For more information, please visit the website.   2014 Talbots Women's Scholarship Program The Talbots Charitable Foundation is proud to present a scholarship program for women looking to return to college later in life.  This program is for the 2014 academic year and includes one (1) $30,000 Nancy Talbots Scholarship Award, which is named in memory of the founder of Talbots, and thirty (30) $5,000 awards. Only the first 5,000 eligible applications submitted will be processed. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   STEM Transfer Scholarship to Immaculata University Students who wish to transfer to Immaculata University in a STEM program are eligible to apply for Immaculata's STEM Scholars Program.  The program enables academically talented students with financial need to earn a degree that will prepare them for employment or graduate work in a STEM field. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Zonta International Scholarships The mission of Zonta International is to advance the status of women worldwide.  Multiple programs are offered across the globe.  For example, the Jane M. Klausman Women In Business Scholarship and the Amelia Earhart Fellowship. For more information, please visit the website.   Emerge Scholarships  Emerge's mission is to provide scholarships to women whose educations have been interrupted, who have overcome significant obstacles, and who give back to their communities. The deadline for 2014 has passed, please check back next year to apply.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   The Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship The Energy Telecommunications and Electrical Association established the Wayne V. Black Scholarship award in 2006 and it was renamed to the Memorial Scholarship in 2011 after the passing of Mr. Black.  This scholarship is offered to students majoring in Engineering/Engineering Technology, Computer Science/MIS, Pre-Law, Political Science, and Telecommunications/Information Technology. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship The Kaplan Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship to any undergraduate student purusing a business or law-oriented degree program.   Eligible fields of study are MBA, Finance, Accounting, Law, Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, and Business Administration. Applicants will submit an essay with a title page, and complete a survey along with the application form.  Applicants will chose between two essay topics to write on.  The minimum GPA requirement is 2.5 The deadline to apply is July 27, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   The Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships The NSDAR Awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of egrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.  The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex, or national origin.  All multi-year scholarships could be renewable up to four years, but must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   The National Federation of Republican Women Scholarships To involved more young women in the political process and to provide educational opportunities, the NFRW offers several scholarships and internships to female students. The three scholarships offered are the National Pathfinder Scholarship, the Betty Rendel Scholarship, and the Dorothy Andrews Kabis Memorial Internship. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.    The Heart of America Foundation Scholarships The Heroes of the Heart Awards Program is a national recognition program that identifies inspirational individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to enrich the lives of others.  The program includes two scholarships: The Christopher Reeve Award and The Gee Whiz Kids Award. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   The BMI Foundation Scholarships The John Lennon Scholarships for songwriters and composers is awarded through the BMI Foundation.  This competition is open only to U.S. college students between the ages of 17 and 24.  Three scholarships totaling $20,000 will be awarded to the best original songs submitted. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.    Veterans United Foundation Scholarship Veterans United Foundation, formed and funded by Veterans United Home Loans and it's employees, strives to enhance lives by recognizing the selfless contributions of service members and their families.  The program's primary goal is to assist military service members and their families by awarding twenty bi-annual $2,000 scholarships to help pay for tuition and books. The spring application is open from March 15 - April 30 each year.  The Fall application is open from September 15 - October 31. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   The American Legion Scholarships The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education.  There are opportunities for kin of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.    Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes High school or college students who sign up to receive college planning and money management information from Wells Fargo will be automatically entered in the CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes for a chance to win $1,000.  There is no purchase required. For more information, please visit the website.   Scholarship America Scholarship America's mission is to mobilize America through scholarships and educational support, and to make post secondary success possible for all students. Multiple scholarships are offered through this program. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.  You may want to check back often.   Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue their scholarship program for the 7th year in a row. They will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.  The deadline to apply is June 14, 2014.  Students should submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their website.   Frame My Future Scholarship Contest This scholarship is open to all students who plan on attending a U.S. college/university as a full time student for the 2014-2015 school year and is a legal U.S. resident.  The scholarship is offered by www.framemyfuture.com; who is offering five $1,000 scholarships to winners of their scholarship contest.  To enter the scholarship you must submit an original creation that communications what you want to do in your personal life after college.  Follow the theme: This is how I frame my future. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.    Textbooks For a Year Scholarship MyBookBuyer.com holds an ongoing scholarship essay contest to award one winning student a $1,250 scholarship.  The contest requires a 750-1,1250 word essay submission.  This scholarship is offered twice a year, once in the Spring and once in the Fall. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Quickship.com Thousand Dollar Essay Contest Quickship.com is offering a $1,000 student scholarship to be used towards tuition or books. Applicants must submit an essay of 1,000 words minimum on one of two topics.  Essays can be emailed to school@quickship.com. Submission deadline for Fall 2014 is June 15, 2014. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.    Elevation Scholars Scholarship Opportunities DOMO Scholarship for Business Management For the 2013 academic year, Elevation Scholars is introducing two $2,500 DOMO Scholarships for Business Management. Applicants must complete a survey and write a 500-word essay. The scholarship is for students who are studying business management and who show an interest in analytics. For more information and to apply, please visit the website. Future Physicians Scholarship Program This $500 scholarship from Mark Jensen MD is open to any student who hopes to enter the medical field in the future.   The deadline to apply is October 14, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Construction & Engineering Scholarship This $1,000 scholarship from MortgageRefinanceRates.org is offered to any persons 17 years of age or older who are currently enrolled in an engineering, construction, or architecture related field. Applicants must submit all contact information, proof of enrollment, proof of age, and an essay of at least 500 words. The deadline to apply is July 12, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website. Future Recreation Management Professionals Scholarship This $500 scholarship from Black Pine is open to any student who hopes to enter the recreation management field in the future. The deadline to apply is October 14, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website. Health Professionals and Specializing Physicians Scholarship Program This $500 scholarship from Belmont Anderson & Associates is open to any student who hopes to enter the medical field in the future.   The deadline to apply is October 14, 2014.  For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   Military Scholarship This $1,250 scholarship is offered by LowVARates.com to a deserving military student.  Military students currently enrolled in college and children with a mother or father serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to apply for the college scholarship. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   ScholarshipGuidance.com Announces New Scholarships A) Your Favorite Car Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award (Deadline April 30, 2014) To be eligible a student must: 1)Be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2014 at the latest 2)Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length. For more information or to apply, please visit the website. B) Find A Law Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award (Deadline May 15th, 2014) To be eligible a student must: 1) Be enrolled in full-time studies at a college, trades, or technical school by no later than September 2014. 2) Currently reside in the United States and intend on continuing studies in the United States. 3) Complete the online form and short question by no later than May 14, 2014. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.  C) MCO Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award (Deadline: May 15, 2014) To be eligible a student must: 1)Be attending college or university Full-Time, no later than December of 2014. 2)Submit an answer to the essay question no later than midnight May 15, 2014. 3)Be current in the last year of high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college. For more information and to apply, please visit the website. D) Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award (Deadline: August 31, 2014) To be eligible a student must: 1)Be attending college or university no later than January of 2015. 2)Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis 3)Have achieved a GPA of 3.00 or greater during the last academic year. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.    Generation - Green Essay Contest What are you doing to:  live greener reduce your carbon footprint minimize your individual and/or community waste and consumption Photo Bonus Award Take a photo of pest birds in action to win a bonus award.  Photo entry is not required to win the essay contest scholarship.  For more information and to apply please visit the Bird-X Scholarship page.   EngineeringDegree.Com Scholarship Directory EngineeringDegree.com is used as a comprehensive online resource by current and prospective students who are thinking about getting a career in engineering.  The site offers complete information on making the right decisions about your education that will prepare you for an engineering career.  Deadlines will vary based on scholarship.  For more information and to search for scholarships, please view the web site: www.engineeringdegree.com/Scholarships/   Stay Fit in College Scholarship StayFitInCollege.org, which promotes fitness in college, has just announced scholarship awards for the 2013-2014 academic year.  There is no purchase necessary to apply for the scholarship.  The scholarship award aims to help students avoid the dreaded freshman 15. Any student that attends a university, community college, or even a technical/trade college may apply for the scholarship award.  Also, up to the first 10 applicants of each deadline month will receive one free product of their choice from Stay Fit In College. Prospective student applicants should visit Stay Fit in College website to be considered.   Soccerloco's National Scholarship Program Soccerloco has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. This is a national essay contest and Soccerloco wants to know “how your athletic career has helped you to become a better teammate, leader and person.” The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest two thousand dollars for the 2015 Spring semester. Enter at http://www.soccerloco.com/national-scholarship. The deadline to submit an essay is December 19, 2014 by 12:00 midnight Pacific Standard Time (PST).   Hispanic Association of Hagerstown The Hispanic Association of Hagerstown would like to introduce the first scholarship to target the Hispanic student body of Hagerstown Community College.  The HAH is proud to be offering scholarships for credit courses at HCC.  The Association raised these funds through the Annual Hispanic Festival of Hagerstown.  Application due date are as follows: Fall Semester - August 1st ; Spring Semester -January 15th; and Summer Semester - March 15th.  This scholarship is not renewable, but applicants are welcome to reapply for each semester in which they wish to attend HCC.  Applications are available at the Financial Aid Office at HCC or on our website.   Kid's Chance of Maryland This scholarship is for students who have had a parent catastrophically injured or killed in an employment-related accident in Maryland.  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.  Scholarship applications are available from your local high school counselor or by visiting Kid's Chance of Maryland, Inc. website.    Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program The Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program is taking submissions from now until December 15, 2014.  Currently enrolled college students are invited to apply by submitting an essay.  Freshman entering Fall 2014 are eligible once they have received Student ID Numbers. Deadline to apply is Dec. 15, 2014.  The Essay Topic and more information can be found on the website.     ScholarshipExperts.com ScholarshipExperts.com is a free scholarship matching service with a database of over 2.4 million scholarships.  Students are free to use this site as a free scholarship resource. The April Update from ScholarshipExperts.com includes the following scholarships: $10,000 +U Scholarship ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship $3,000 All About Education Scholarship Campus Discovery $5,000 "Advice to Your High School Self" Scholarship #CappexCash $1,000 Scholarship $1,500 Fifth Month Scholarship +U: Picture Your Success $10K Scholarship For more information and to find more scholarship opportunities, please visit the website.   College Success Foundation Students from 6 high schools in the District of Columbia are eligible to apply for the CSF-DC Scholarships.  The CSF-DC helps students successfully navigate the transition from middle to high school, high school to college, and first year college to degree completion. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.   PEO Loans & Scholarships Sponsored by the Local Chapter. For more information contact Donna Frentz, 301-432-8614 or dfrentz1@myactv.net.