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Outside 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.

Herb Block Foundation Scholarshipsnew window—Deadlines: June 1 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. 

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.

United Negro College Fund (UNCF)new window—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).

The “Save a Life” Scholarship for Students of Healthcare and Educationnew windowDeadline: May 1, 2021. Scholarship eligibility and requirements: 

  • Any student currently enrolled in, or applying to enroll within the next academic year, in a degree program in the fields of healthcare or education, at an accredited U.S. university, is eligible to apply. 
  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • We take a broad view of what counts as a “healthcare field,” and that can include students pursuing mental health degrees or occupations, as well as administrative and non-profit programs. Applicants will have the opportunity to make their case for why their chosen field of study can be classified as healthcare or education-focused as part of their essay.

Lockheed Martin’s STEM Scholarship (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) - Deadline- April 1, 2021. Lockheed Martin’s STEM Scholarship program awards hundreds of renewable $10,000 scholarships to students seeking 4-year STEM degrees in engineering, computer science and physics! We’re looking for passionate students who demonstrate financial need and come from an underrepresented group or underserved community. Eligible students must be U.S. citizens, seniors in high school or undergraduate college students. See the FAQ (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF)new window Summer Internship (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) & Scholarship Information (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) -Deadline: April 30, 2021
For more than three decades the CBCF in partnership with CBC Spouses has awarded scholarships to talented and deserving students. Each year, CBCF awards more than 300 scholarships to students that demonstrate leadership ability through exemplary community service and academic talent. Visit the CBCF website for more information.