Financial Aid Friday Scholarship Highlights

Every Friday, DCPS College Talk will highlight upcoming scholarships, financial aid, and enrichment program opportunities. Please see individual websites for more information about scholarships and funding organizations.

Apply for DC TAG!

If you are a graduating senior heading to a public college/university, Historically Black College or University (HBCU), or private college in the DC Area, you should have applied for DC TAG. If you haven’t, apply here as soon as possible!

Blacks in Government Evangeline J. Montgomery Scholarship Program

April 22, 2013

Eligibility: Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must submit a transcript, essay, and recommendations.

Apply here

Foot Locker Foundation-UNCF Scholarship

April 24, 2013

Maximum Award Amount: $5000

Eligibility: Scholarship available for graduating seniors attending one of the UNCF-partnered HBCU campuses.

Apply here

Fountainhead Essay Contest

April 26, 2013

Maximum  Award Amount: $10,000

Eligibility: Students of all grade levels can submit essays based on Ayn Rand’s novels for scholarship money.

More information

DC Area Phi Beta Kappa Association Scholarship

April 29, 2013

Maximum Award Amount: $1000

Eligibility: The student must be a high school senior with a college preparatory background who ranks in the upper 10 percent of his/her class and has a grade point average of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale, or have the equivalent SAT score of at least 1950.

Apply here

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Dorothy Harris Scholarship

April 30, 2013

Eligibility: Students must demonstrate financial need and have a “C” or better average.

Apply here


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