Outside Scholarships

Scholarship Disclaimer: Montgomery College publicizes information from various businesses, foundations, and civic organizations about scholarships they offer to students. The College is not affiliated with these groups and does not endorse their products or services. Never pay a fee to apply for a scholarship. The links are active at the time the information was received. If you find a link not working, please try to search by the name of the scholarship and also alert our office.

AES Engineering Scholarships—Deadline: October 6, 2018. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking engineering courses to be eligible. 

Bellesoma Method Scholarship—Deadline: Winner will be selected in November 2018. To be considered for this scholarship you need to write a 500-word essay answering the following question: What technological advancements can change the medical profession? The winner will receive $1000 towards their education.

Cash Auto Salvage Scholarship Program—Deadline: November 15, 2018. Cash Auto Salvage, one of the nation's top junk car buyers, is offering a $2,500 scholarship. Applicants must compose an essay (minimum 2,000 words) on why, and how, auto recycling is good for the environment. 

Clutch Prep Engineering Scholarship—Deadline: September 30, 2018. Clutch Prep is proud to offer a $500 scholarship to one student who shows passion and extraordinary commitment to the engineering field. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a 2-4 year accredited college or university and pursuing an engineering degree. 

Eye Associates Nicholas A. Pennipede Memorial Scholarship—Deadline: September 15, 2018. To apply, you must submit a 500-800 word essay and discuss how you plan to use your education to serve the community; how receiving this scholarship help you achieve your goals; and why Eye Associates should select you for this scholarship. 

Herb Block Foundation Scholarships—Deadlines: July 7 for fall semester and November 10 for spring semester. Established in 2005, The Herb Block Scholarship provides financial assistance to high school graduates, community college students, and adult learners who wish to continue their studies at Washington, D.C. area community colleges. 

HVAC Trade Scholarship—Deadline: July 31, 2018. With a shrinking workforce in the trades, what can colleges and universities do to encourage higher interest in the HVAC industry? Submit a two-page essay giving your response to this question for the chance to win a $500 scholarship from Climate Control Heating & Cooling. Scholarship funds are eligible for tuition or books and will be awarded based on the rules and regulations of your given state and school. Applicants must attend a 2- or 4-year college or trade school in order to be eligible for this scholarship.

Kalu Yala Scholarship—Deadline: December 31, 2018. The Kalu Yala scholarship was created with the future entrepreneurs and business people in mind. We hope that this scholarship helps someone get a little closer to their dream career. Applicants will be required to write a 500-word essay to be considered for this $1000 scholarship. A committee will select one winner based on their essay at the end of December 2018.

Kidguard for Education Scholarship Program—Deadline: October 31 annually. At KidGuard, we are passionate about the healthy development of children and families. The KidGuard for Education Scholarship is part of our effort to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, teen suicide and childhood depression in the age of technology. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $1,000. 

LA Tutors 123 Innovation in Education Scholarship—Deadline: 20th of each month. Entrants must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (e.g., a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.) and must submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation. Entrants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or the equivalent)  and be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada.

Logo Realm Scholarship—Deadline: August 1, 2018. In order to be considered, you must be a registered student at an accredited college or university within the United States and be currently studying graphic design or have a demonstrated interest in it. To apply, you must create and submit an original infographic based on one of Logo Realm's website articles. The winner will receive a $500 scholarship. 

Maryland Hispanic Gala Scholarships—Deadline: June 30, 2018. The Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarship is open to all qualifying students from our diverse community in the State of Maryland. Applicants must have graduated from a Maryland high school or obtained a Maryland GED in the last four years, have a high school/college/university grade point average of 2.5 or greater, attend a Maryland college or university in the Spring next year, and have made a significant contribution of voluntary community service during the last 12 months.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF)—Provides information on how students can register to determine if they qualify for any of the more than 400 scholarships, internships, and fellowship programs that UNCF offers. All students of color, including Hispanic, Asian and Native American students can apply.  For additional information visit the website, then select “for students” and “scholarships” to start the registration process).

ZipRecruiter Scholarship—Starting July 2017, and continuing every quarter for the next year, ZipRecruiter is offering $3,000 to the college or university student with the most creative entry about their home or college town. The Grand Prize Winner each quarter will receive the $3,000 scholarship. 

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