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. 

Atlanta Car Accident Lawyers 2018 Community Service Scholarship—Deadline: December 31, 2018. This $1,000 scholarship is offered to support one high-achieving, community-minded college student and help them achieve their goals. Applicants must carry at least a 3.0 GPA, have a history of voluntary community service, and submit a transcript, application, essay, and resume. 

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award—Deadlines: July 31 for fall semester and November 30 for spring semester. Applicants must submit an essay and must be either a current graduating high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an accredited institution within the United States. 

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.

Bottar Leone Scholarship—Deadline: July 1 for fall semester and December 1 for spring semester. This $2,500.00 scholarship will be awarded twice annually to a recent high school graduate with a documented physical or learning disability.  

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. 

Creative Scholarship Program—Deadline: April 30, 2018. The Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC is offering  two scholarships with a combined worth of $1,500. Selection of the recipients is based on the creative entry, school activities, positions of leadership, special honors and awards, community involvement, academic performance, and professional pursuits. Applicants must submit a creative project on the following topic: Discuss what if anything should be done, if anything, by social media and other internet companies to help curb and prosecute cases involving cyber-bullying and harassment.

Credit Union College Scholarship Program—Deadline: March 31, 2018. The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program is underway now! Eligible credit union members may apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships, one $1,000 video-based scholarship, and/or one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. Eligible members may apply in all three categories. Members of Maryland or District of Columbia-based credit unions and members of non MD/DC-based credit unions that are affiliated with the MD & DC Credit Union Association are eligible to apply.

Eye Associates Nicholas A. Pennipede Memorial Scholarship—Deadline: March 15 for spring semester and September 15 for fall semester. 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.

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: May 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.

Montgomery County Women's Bar Foundation Scholarships—Deadline: May 31, 2018. The Montgomery County Women's Bar Foundation, Inc. offers scholarships to qualified individuals to assist in their law school education. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $3,500 per recipient.  

Russell and Abbott Scholarship Program—Deadline: May 31, 2018. We're giving away a $500 scholarship (must be used for tuition or books) to the student who can provide the best response to this essay topic: Discuss the impact of online customer reviews for need-based, service businesses such heating and air companies, and what such companies should do to maintain a great reputation. 

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).

Weisblatt Law Firm Scholarship—Deadline: July 15, 2018. Applicants must submit a 750+ word essay on the following topic: In today’s day and age, information (even sensitive information) about businesses can be found easier than ever before. Businesses often protect themselves from the release of sensitive information by requiring employees to enter into non-competition agreements. Should non-competes be enforced? What about the employee’s need for subsequent employment? How should courts strike this balance and what factors should they consider? Our attorneys will select three finalists from the applications submitted by the July 15, 2018, 9 a.m. PST, deadline.

We're All About Cats Essay Contest Scholarship—Deadline: April 30, 2018. All About Cats' "A Voice For Cats" scholarship contest will award $1,000 to one student who provides the most outstanding essay. Applicants must be permanent residents of the United States and currently enrolled in higher education studies in the fall 2017 semester.

Wilshire Law Firm Scholarship—Deadline: June 30, 2018. To be eligible, students must be a US citizen or a permanent resident, present a track record of strong academic achievements, and demonstrate involvement in community activities. Applicants must submit an essay on why they deserve the scholarship. 

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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