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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.

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 about the 2+2 Transfer Scholarship.

Chesapeake Women’s Network Scholarship

The Chesapeake Women’s Network of Talbot County is seeking applicants for its 2018 scholarship program, for which scholarships will be awarded in June. To be considered for the scholarship program, applicants must be female, at least 22 years old and citizens of the United States. The deadline for applications is March 31st.

In addition, applicants must be high school graduates or have earned a GED; they must be officially accepted, or in the acceptance process, to an accredited program or certificate program at a United States college or university; they must carry a minimum of three credits per semester; and they cannot be in the process of earning a doctoral-level degree. Applicants must demonstrate financial needs and clear career goals and objectives.

Talbot County CWN is an organization of professional women that seeks to facilitate enrichment and professional growth through communication and support while stimulating business opportunities for professional women in the community. The organization’s main philanthropy is providing scholarships for women 22 years of age and older who live in the surrounding counties and are returning to school in pursuit of college degrees.

For more information about CWN scholarship opportunities or for an application form, visit http://www.cwntalbot.org/programs.htm

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 Daly Computers, Inc. Scholarship application

DE-DC-MD Scholarship

The DE-DC-MD Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators has established a scholarship fund that will award a minimum of three $1,000 scholarships to students who attend an eligible institution within each geographic area.

Student Eligibility and Application Process:

Students must meet the following criteria to be considered for this scholarship:

  1. Attend an eligible DE-DC-MD institution during the July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 academic year. An eligible institution is defined as an institution with at least one member with an active membership with the DE-DC-MD ASFAA during 2017-2018.
  2. Demonstrate financial need as defined by the FAFSA and the institution.
  3. Possess the following GPA and standing –
    Undergraduates:
    • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 or the equivalent.
    • At least a second year standing (as defined by your institution) prior to the start of the 2018-2019
      academic year or,
    • Completion of one-half of a one year course of study in a private career school.
    Graduates/Professionals:
    • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or the equivalent.
    • Completion of at least one year of your program of study.
  4. Enroll as a full time student as defined by your institution.
  5. Submit the completed application and all required documents (essay and letter of recommendation) to your Financial Aid Office. Your Financial Aid Director MUST certify your application eligibility to complete the application process.

Application Guidelines:

Essay: submit a brief essay, no more than one typed page in length, explaining why you feel you would be a good candidate for this scholarship. Include your educational and career goals, jobs held while in college, volunteer or community service performed, and any special circumstances that the Scholarship Committee should be aware of in making a selection.

Letter of Recommendation: submit one letter of recommendation from an academic counselor or professor with your application.

Certification Process: the Financial Aid Director at your school can certify only one (1) eligible candidate.

Applicants will be notified of their status in late April. Scholarship checks will be made payable to the student's institution and will be issued prior to the start of the Fall 2018 semester. Download the application here. The application deadline is March 30, 2018.

Delmarva Poultry Industry Scholarship

Delmarva Poultry Industry (DPI) is pleased to announce its 2018 College Scholarship program. The program is available to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at any degree-granting institution in the United States who are planning a career in Delmarva’s poultry industry.

Scholarship recipients will be selected by a committee of representatives from Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. Preference will be given to applicants planning a career in any segment (live production, processing, sales, transportation, business and administration, office management, research, technical support, accounting, etc.) of Delmarva’s poultry industry and whom are residents of the Delmarva Peninsula.

Application forms and additional information are available from Delmarva Poultry Industry. Contact the DPI office at 302-856-9037, by e-mail at morrow@dpichicken.com or go to www.dpichicken.org and click on college scholarships. Applications must be received at the address below by April 2, 2018. Recipient(s) will be notified in the spring.

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

FOTA Art Scholarship Requirements & Application Form 2018

Attention all Anne Arundel County College Level Art Students

Friends of the Arts (FOTA), Annapolis, Maryland is offering two art scholarships of $2,500 each for the academic year 2018-2019, to Anne Arundel County resident college-level art students attending accredited institutions in the Mid-Atlantic/Eastern Corridor. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 12 credits in the preceding 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 July 6, 2018. 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 11, 2018.

PORTFOLIO
The portfolio should include a maximum of 7 images on a CD or flash drive. 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, title and medium of each piece. 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 drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, digital work, fiber art, printmaking, sculpture, or mixed media.

ARTIST’S STATEMENT
The Artist’s Statement must include:
Your academic and artistic goals and an explanation of 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 images, artist’s statement, and letters of recommendation by April 27, 2018.

MAIL APPLICATION TO:
FOTA Scholarship
P.O. Box 4635
Annapolis, MD 21403

DOWNLOAD 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. ELF loan is intended to help a woman attain a degree or certification from an accredited postsecondary educational institution.

The maximum loan amount is $12,000 for associate and bachelor degree programs, $15,000 for masters degree programs and $20,000 for doctoral degrees (e.g., Ph.D., medical, law, veterinary) and may not exceed the amount recommended by her sponsoring chapter. Loans are subject to the availability of funds.

A woman may draw up to the maximum loan in one installment if she is in the final year of obtaining her associate’s or bachelor’s degree, is a graduate or doctoral student, or is enrolled in a post-degree certificate/license/endorsement program.

A student must have and maintain the scholastic average required for graduation by the school she attends. A current transcript is required as evidence of satisfactory academic standing before an installment of a loan may be drawn. Reports of academic progress may be required for each note.

Following the graduation date originally stated on the application, interest will begin accruing and will be billed on an annual basis. Interest accruals and payments will not be deferred if the student continues with further study. The current rate of interest is 2%.

All applicants for the ELF program must be sponsored by a P.E.O. local chapter.

For complete information and to find out if you qualify, visit www.peointernational.org and click on ELF Eligibility Requirements.

You may also contact the local ELF Chairman Shelly Madsen at Shelly_madsen@yahoo.com

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund (IPS)

The P.E.O. Sisterhood is an international organization with broad philanthropic and cultural aims and an interest in furthering educational opportunities for women. It is entirely independent and has no affiliation with a fraternal or benevolent organization.

Eligibility:

  • An applicant must be a woman qualified for admission to full-time graduate study and working toward a graduate degree in an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada.
  • A student who is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada is not eligible. Note: a student with residency for tax purposes only is permitted.
  • Scholarships are not given for online courses, research, internships or for practical training if not combined with coursework.
  • In order to qualify for her first scholarship, an applicant must have a full year of coursework remaining, be enrolled and in residence for the entire school year.
  • Doctoral students who have completed coursework and are working only on dissertations are not eligible as first-time applicants.
  • International students attending Cottey College are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Scholarship Details:

  • Maximum of $12,500 annually, depending on need
  • May be renewed once
  • Eligibility must be established before application material is sent to applicants.

 

The eligibility information is available from www.peointernational.org at any time but the complete form will be accepted electronically in the IPS office only between September 15 and December 15 for the 2018-19 academic year.

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE)

The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education, established in 1973, is a need based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families.

The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE) is intended to provide one-time need based grants to women of the United States and Canada for use in completing a degree or certification necessary for improving or gaining skills leading to employment.

  • The maximum grant is $3,000.
  • Lesser amounts may be awarded based on funds available in the current year’s grant budget and applicants’ individual needs.
  • Grants will not be awarded for prerequisite courses or to those needing or choosing immediate continuation of their education beyond the current program for which the grant is requested.
  • A PCE grant is not to be used for living expenses or to repay educational loans or personal debt.
  • A PCE grant is a grant-in-aid for education related expenses such as: - tuition - books, supplies - testing and graduation fees - transportation (only for estimated cost of gas, parking, and local bus fare, not for auto loan payments or maintenance) - childcare (only while in class or studying) - uniforms required by the educational program - equipment/tools necessary for the course of study.
  • Grants may be awarded for academic or technical courses including online programs offered by educational institutions in the United States or Canada.

More information can be found at: http://www.peointernational.org/about-peo-program-continuing-education-pce

Please email shelly_madsen@yahoo.com if you meet the requirements for this grant and would like to pursue this opportunity further.

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 the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). These scholarships are created with contributions from private donors including the USG Board of Advisors, local businesses, foundation, community organizations and individual donors. To view a list of USG Scholarships and to apply, please visit: www.shadygrove.umd.edu/scholarships

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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