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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).

P.E.O. Sisterhood (Philanthropic Educational Organization) (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader - Link opens in new window) —PEO provides educational grants (scholarships) and loans to women in all aspects of their collegiate experience. See PEO Project and Philanthropiesnew window for more information.

The Raina J. Evans Foundation Scholarshipnew window—Deadline May 31, 2024. Requirements and priorities are:

Currently enrolled full time with a min GPA 3.0. Higher priority will be given to outstanding students.
At least 18 credit-hours of academic progress minimum, with 6 hours in STEM courses.
Priority for those who have decided to return to school to renew academics.
Essay of 500 words maximum explaining why you are returning to school and what your future plans are.
Submit documents via email on or before May 31, 2024.

DOG iD $1000 Scholarship Programnew window—Deadline December 31, 2023. Criteria of who can apply: 

  • Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa.
  • Must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in an accredited U.S. college or university.
  • Must be 18 years or older 

Knoji Corporate Responsibility & Brand Values Scholarshipnew window—Deadline October 31, 2023. Share your favorite brand and why you believe in them.

  • Create a short TikTok or YouTube video (less than five minutes, preferably around 2-3 minutes) to share your favorite brand, their values, and how they’re making a positive impact. Describe the brand, who they are, and what they’re all about. Maybe you’ll even inspire other people to check them out!
  • Who is eligible for this scholarship?
    • You must be enrolled in a US college or university.
    • You must be a US citizen.
    • You must provide a valid .edu email address with your application.