Scholarships in District Of Columbia

NACA East Coast Undergraduate Scholarship for Student Leaders

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, enrolled as an undergraduate student in good standing at a college or university in the former NACA East Coast Region (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY and eastern PA). Significant involvement in the community or on campus and a minimum 2.5 GPA required.

NACA East Coast Graduate Student Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 30

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled in a master's or doctorate degree program, in student personnel services or a related area, at an accredited graduate school within the former NACA East Coast Region (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, and eastern PA). Involvement in campus activities must be demonstrated.

District of Columbia Association Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: December 4

Applicant must be a resident of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area (DC, MD, and northern VA) enrolled in the occupational therapy educational program at Howard University. Applicant must also be a member of the District of Columbia Occupational Therapy Association.

JSSA Scholarship for Graduate Studies

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Jewish resident under the age of 30 who is from the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and has been accepted into an accredited four-year graduate program on a full-time basis. Selection is based primarily upon financial need.

Out-of-State Grant

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who is not a resident of South Carolina.

Out-of-State Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is not a resident of Arkansas. Minimum 3.0 GPA required; 24 transfer hours and minimum 3.25 GPA required of transfer students.

Out-of-State Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is not a resident of Virginia.

Gold Scholarship

Award: $8,500, Deadline: March 15 (Priority)

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who does not reside in Delaware. Selection based upon outstanding academic achievement.

Silver Scholarship

Award: $6,500, Deadline: March 15 (Priority)

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Delaware. Selection based upon above average academic achievement.

Out of State Access Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student who is not a resident of Florida.

Provost Scholarship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 15 (Early Action admissions deadline)

Applicant must be an out-of-state resident with a minimum 3.75 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1400 (composite ACT score of 32).

Academic Achievement Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: November 15 (Early Action admissions deadline)

Applicant must be an out-of-state resident with a minimum 2.0 GPA and minimum SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (composite ACT score of 25).

Nathaniel A. Murray Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a male high school senior enrolled in a Washington, DC, public high school or charter school who is planning to attend a two- or four-year college or university. Minimum 2.5 GPA and involvement in school and community required.

Brad's Deals Scholarship Competition

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and high school senior or undergraduate student who is 18 years of age or older. Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay required. Not open to residents of Rhode Island or Tennessee.

Continuing Education Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October

Applicant must be a high school graduate who resides in Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. Must be at least 25 years old and enrolled full-time with a minimum 2.75 GPA.

District of Columbia Tuition Assistance Grant

Award: $10,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicants must be residents of Washington, DC for at least 12 months before the start of their freshman year of college, high school graduates or GED recipients, enrolled at least half-time at an eligible institution and be 24 years of age or younger. Applicants must maintain satisfactory academic progress, not have defaulted on student loans, have registered with the Selective Service, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have not already received a B.A. or B.S. and have not been incarcerated. The award provides up to $10,000 a year for the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public four year institutions in the U.S. and up to $2,500 per year for private colleges in DC, private Historically Black Colleges and Universities or two-year colleges nationwide.

DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicants must be residents who have lived in the District of Columbia for at least 12 months prior to the beginning of their freshman year of college. Applicants must also either plan to or be currently enrolled at least half-time in an undergraduate or certificate program.

Delta Sigma Theta Washington DC Alumnae Chapter Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: March 12

Applicants must be Washington, DC residents who are attending Washington, DC public or private high schools. They must be graduating seniors at the time of application and must have taken the SAT or ACT.

Mary Graham Lasley Scholarship Competition

Award: -, Deadline: N/A

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate music students who are Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC residents or students at colleges, universities or conservatories in Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC. Students must be 25 years of age or younger. Prior first place winners may not reenter.

Margaret A. Pemberton Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 15

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be graduating seniors who are students at a Washington, DC high school and be accepted into a National League for Nursing bachelor's degree program at a U.S. postsecondary institution. They must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

NACA Mid Atlantic Undergraduate Scholarship for Student Leaders

Award: -, Deadline: December 31

Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, eastern Pennsylvania or Washington, DC.

NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 30

Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.

Washington DC Metro Alumni Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 13

Applicants must be from Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia or Delaware. Students must be current high school graduates accepted to AAMU or students currently attending AAMU and pursuing a degree.