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.

Clutch Prep Scholarships—Deadline: Varies by scholarship. Clutch Prep offers scholarships to students pursuing degrees in business, engineering, and STEM fields. 

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. 

Jeremy A. Pinkerton Cyber Scholarship—Deadline: December 21, 2018. Each Jeremy A. Pinkerton Cyber Scholarship is a one-time, $2,500 award to be applied towards the student’s academic education. The award is named in honor of a University of Maryland student who persevered despite ADD/ADHD and found success through encouraging team learning in computer science at the University of Maryland. Two types of students are eligible to apply: 1. Students attending a community college for the first two years as long as they will continue on to attend the University of Maryland College Park or the University of Maryland Baltimore County. 2. Sophomore- or junior- level college students who attend or have been accepted to attend the University of Maryland College Park or the University of Maryland Baltimore County. 

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.

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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