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Leonardtown High School is located in St. Mary’s County, “where the Potomac meets the Chesapeake.” As the oldest county in Maryland, St. Mary’s is filled with rich history such as lighthouses, Civil War sites, and monuments commemorating our African-American heritage. Our current population stands strong at 109,000. As a county that supports the U.S. Navy, we continue to have an influx of growth.

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Scholarships Due in March

 

Nature-Saving Scholarship for all grade levels Due: 3-11-18

BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship Due: 3-15-18

Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Due: 3-15-18

Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship for Engineering Due: 3-15-18

MBHS Alumni Scholarship Due: 3-15-18 (please contact Mrs. Hazlegrove for application)

SAHBR Scholarship for CSM Due: 3-16-18 (please contact Mrs. Hazlegrove for application)

SAL Scholarship (males only) Due: 3-19-18 (please contact Mrs. Hazlegrove for applicaiton)

FEEA Scholarship Due: 3-21-18

Calvert Marine Museum Scholarship (natural science majors) Due: 3-30-18 (please contact Mrs. Hazlegrove for application)

Peace and Conflict Resolution Scholarship Due: 3-30-18

WMCCAI Scholarship Due: 3-31-28 (please contact Mrs. Hazlegrove for application)

The Joseph C. Ferrante Memorial Foundation Scholarship Due: 3-31-18 (please contact Mrs. Hazlegrove for application) 


 

VERY IMPORTANT

Before beginning the process of filling out the FAFSA and looking for scholarships read the link below on the Federal Student Aid page regarding financial aid scams to watch out for. 

Federal and Maryland State Financial Aid Information

FAFSA.GOV

A Step-by-Step Guide to the FAFSA

12 Common Mistakes People Make on the FAFSA

Creating an FSA ID

MDCAPS (Maryland College Aid Processing System)

fafsa change 1 orig

 

List of Popular Scholarship WEBSITES

FASTWEB

Scholarships.com

BIGFUTURE Scholarship Search

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search

Raise Me Scholarship Search

Maryland Higher Education (MHEC) Scholarships


LIST OF INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIPS (but not ALL)

****VERY IMPORTANT KEYS TO SUCCESSFULLY GETTING A SCHOLARSHIP*****

1. Read ALL the eligibility requirements
2. Collect ALL of the required documentation
3. Request letters of recommendation, especially from school counselors, ahead of due dates
4. Do ALL the required paperwork
5. Deadlines are REALLY important!
6. If you have questions please stop by the College and Career Center to speak with Mrs. Bussler


Abbott and Fenner business consultant- www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships

AED Superstore- http://www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html

AES Engineers Scholarship- www.aesengineers.com/scholarships

Alpha Beta Chapter, Delta kappa Gamma Frances Lancaster Grant for teacher’s education- www.smcbeca.org

American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC), southern Maryland chapter- www.smcbeca.org

Ann Houston Green Scholarships- www.smcbeca.org

Association of Naval Aviation-www.smcbeca.org

B. Davis Scholarship- www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships

Big Sun Scholarship- www.bigsunathletics.com

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program- www.buickachievers.com

Business, Education, and Community Alliance Inc. (BECA)-  www.smcbeca.org/students

Capitol College Merit Scholarships- www.capitol-college.edu

Carson Scholars Program- www.carsonscholars.org

Cedar Point Federal Credit Union- www.smcbeca.org/students/scholarships

Charlotte Hall Fellows Scholarship- www.smcm.edu/academic/services

Charlotte Hall Rotary Scholarship- www.smcbeca.org

The Chesapeake Bay NCMA chapter- www.smcbeca.org

Coca Cola Scholars Foundation- www.coca-colascholars.org/cokeweb

CSM Stem Scholarship- www.csmd.edu/istem/scholarship

Colonial Agriculture Educational Foundation, Inc.- www.colonialfarmcredit.com/scholarships

Compass Systems, Inc.- www.smcbeca.org

Diabetes Scholars Foundation- www.DiabetesScholars.org

College Board Scholarship search- www.collegeboard.org

Desert Storm Veterans Association- www.desertstormvets.org

Episcopal Diocese of Washington, D.C. www.edow.org/for-parishes/finance/grant-programs

Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 93 www.fra.org/myfra/scholarships

Frostburg Music Scholarship Audition - Feb. 15th www.frostburg.edu/dept/music/admissions/scholarships

Gates Millennium Scholars www.gmsp.org/publicweb/faq.aspx

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program www.scholarshipamerica.org/ge-reagan

Grams Promise Scholarship https://blog.gramspromisefoundation.org/scholarships/

Greg Clarke Aviation Scholarship www.smcbeca.org/students/scholarships

Harvard University Tuition Waiver www.fao.fas.harvard.edu

Herbert Lehman Scholarships www.NAACPldf.org/Herbert-lehman-fund-scholarship

Hollywood Elementary School PTA/Retired Teacher Scholarship www.smcbeca.org/students/scholarships

Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program www.horatioalger.org/scholarships

International Women in Media Scholarship https://www.everipedia.com/international-women-in-media-scholarship/

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award www.jackierobinson.org/apply

Junior Achievement Essay Competition www.myJA.org/students/essay

Kids Chance of Maryland, Inc. Scholarship Program www.kidschance-md.org

Koh’ls Cares Scholarship Program www.kohl’scorporation.com/communityrelations

Leonardtown Lions Club, Raymond Stone Memorial Awards www.smcbeca.org

Leonardtown Rotary Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

Lettie Marshall Dent Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

Lexington Park Lions Club www.smcbeca.org

Lexington Park Rotary Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

Lillian Medas Scholarship www.ptplayers.com/education

MAHPERD Scholarship Program www.mahperd.org/GrantsScholarships

Margaret Brent High School Alumni Association Scholarship Program

Marine Corps Aviation Association—John Glenn Squadron Scholarship www. www.smcbeca.org/scholarships

Maryland Association of Private Colleges and Career Schools (MAPCCS) www.mapccs.org

Maryland PTA Scholarship Fund www.mdpta.org/forms

Maryland Ready Mix Concrete Association www.marylandconcrete.com/MRMCAServices

Maryland State Financial Assistance Program www.mhec.state.md.us/financialAid

Mensa Foundation Scholarships www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships

McDonald’s Scholarships www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarship

Meyerhoff Scholarship Program—UMBC www.umbc.edu/undergraduate

Mike Marley Service Award Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

Minds in Motion Scholarship Program www.mpssaa.org/publications

NAACP Claudia Pickeral Scholarship www. www.smcbeca.org/students

Nam Knight Darrell “Stone Cold” Canter Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

National Co-op Scholarship Program www.co-op.edu

National Federation of the Blind of Maryland—John T. McCraw Scholarship Program www.nfbmd.org/forstudents

Naval Officer’s Spouses Club of Washington DC (NOSC) Scholarship www.noscdc.com

Nordstrom Scholarship Program www.shopnordstrom.com then search “Scholarship”

Northrup Grumman Engineering Scholarships www.smcbeca.org

Nu Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. www.nzomega.org

Nursing Schools Almanac www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com

Pathways Student Employment Program (U. of Maryland/NAVAIR/CSM) david.barrett@navy.mil

Pat Kepferle Friendship Memorial Scholarship kepferle@ctic-inc.com

Patuxent Dental Society Scholarship pdsdirector@hotmail.com

Princeton Prize in Race Relations www.princeton.edu search “Princeton Prize in Race Relations”

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards www.spirit.prudential.com

Robert and Rita I. Merritts Scholarships www.smcbeca.org

Robert Fugera Memorial Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

Rotary Clubs of Southern Maryland www.somd.com or www.smcbeca.org

SAE Engineering Scholarships www.sae.org/students

SAMMY (Scholar Athlete Milk Moustache of the Year) http://www.scholarships123.com/award/scholar-athlete-milk-mustache-of-the-year-sammy-award

Sheila Y. Tolson Memorial Scholarship Fund www.sheilaytolson-msf.org

Shire ADHD Scholarship www.ShireADHDscholarship.com

SMECO (Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative) Scholarship www.smeco.coop/scholarship

William A. Smith Jr. Memorial Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

Society of Women Engineers www.societyofwomenengineers.swe.org

Southern Maryland Corvette Club www.smcbeca.org

St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce www.smcbeca.org

St. Mary’s County Public Schools Retirees Association www.smcbeca.org

St. Mary’s Garden Club Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Nursing Scholarship www.smcbeca.org/students or www.stmaryshospitalmd.org and search “Human Resources”

Southern Maryland Online Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

Stephen Mattingly II Memorial Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

Strouth Scholarship Fund www.smcbeca.org

Tau Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omege Psi Phi Fraternity and the John Lancaster and W. Cecil Short Charity Foundation Award www.smcbeca.org

Taylor Hubbard Memorial Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

ThanksUSA Scholarships www./thanksusa.org/main/scholarships

Turbush Scholarship www.smcbeca.org

United Negro College Fund Scholarship Programs www.uncf.org/forstudent/scholarships

USDA/1890 National Scholars Program www.usda.gov

U. of Maryland www.financial aid.umd.edu/scholarships/prospectivestudents

Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades www.williamson.edu/admissions

GFWC (Women’s Club of St. Mary’s) www.smcbeca.org


Scholarships for Students with Disabilities


In addition to scholarships available to the general public, minorities and people pursuing a particular field of study, there are many scholarships specifically for stuents with disabilities.

Click the link below for a comprehensive list from the Federal Government for students that are blind, deaf or hard of hearing, students with learning disabilities, students with physical disabilities, students with intellectual or developmental disabilities, students with other disabilities or health conditions, and for students with other disabilities or health concerns.

 

Click below for scholarship listings for students with ADHD as well as students with learning disorders.

College Scholarships.org.

Scholarships for Minority Students

Click below for the U.S. Department of Education's listing of scholarship opportunities for minority students. 

White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The United Negro College Fund awards over 100 millions dollars of scholarship money every year.  See below to apply.

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Scholarships for Military Children

ROTC Scholarships

ROTC scholarships are available at many colleges and universities

Military Academies

Military Academies are highly competitive and generally require nominations from US Senators or Representative (For a detailed look at the nomination process see our STUDENT CORNER link at the top of this page).  In addition, there may be appointments to the service academy of their choice for otherwise qualified students who are sons or daughters of Medal of Honor recipients, deceased or disabled veterans, or active or retired members of the US Armed Forces.
Navy and Marine Corps -http://www.usna.edu  US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
Army - http://usma.edu United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
Air Force - http://www.usapa.af.mil  Air Foce Academy, near Colorado Spring, CO
Coast Guard - http://wwwcga.edu  US Coast Guard Academy, near London, CT
Merchant Marines - http://www.usmma.edu  US Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY


Local Scholarships

BECA: www.smcbeca.org

Big Sun Scholarship: http://www.bigsunathletics.com/

Elks Scholarshiphttp://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/applyMVS.cfm

Marine Corps Aviation Association John Glenn Squadron:  www.mcaa-jgs.org/scholarship.html

Sabre STEM Scholarship: http://www.sabresystems.com/aboutus/corporategiving/stemscholarships.aspx


Additional sources of financial aid/scholarships available for ALL:

www.smcbeca.org/students/Scholarships.cfm

www.dfwinternational.org/resource_center

www.fastweb.com

www.ncaa.org

www.salliemae.com

www.collegnet.com/mach25

www.scholarship-ar-us.org

www.hispanicscholar.com

www.scholarships.com

www.gmsp.org

www.uncf.org

www.mcdonalds.com/countries/usa/community/education/scholarships/

www.hbcu-central.com/scholarships.shtml

http://scholarshipsearchcentral.com/Walmart_ scholarships.shtml

www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/scholarship-search-ebook

www.eduinconline.com/eduweb/apply

www.scholarshiphelp.org

www.centralsb.org

www.zinch.com

www.finaid.org

www.gocollege.com

www.easi.ed.gov

www.wiredscholar.com

www.apsanet.org

www.angelfire.com

www.schoolsoup.com

www.usafunds.org

www.studentawardsearch.com

www.cappex.com

www.central-scholarship.org

http://srnexpress.com

www.scholarshipexperts.com

www.making-a-difference.com

www.college-scholarships.com

www.collegeanswer.com