Scholastic Resources 

Federal Government sponsored awards

The Presidential Scholars Commission will select up to 161 US Presidential Scholars each year. All scholars are honored for their accomplishments during the National Recognition Program, held in June in Washington, DC. 

USSYP is a unique and annual educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Scholarship is typically awarded to two student leaders from each state.

Maryland State sponsored awards

Maryland residents who plan to pursue a post-secondary credential full-time (12+ credits per semester) or part-time (6-11 credits per semester) at a two- or four-year Maryland college, university or private career school​.

Current high school seniors and full-time and part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Students attending a private career school may also apply.

Degree-seeking graduate and professional students. Graduate and professional programs in dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work, and veterinary medicine.

Eligible in-state students currently enrolled as high school seniors who will complete a college preparatory program or a student who has obtained a General Educational Development Diploma (GED), and is under the age of 26. 

Washington DC sponsored awards

DCTAG was created by Congress in 1999 by the District of Columbia College Access Act to expand higher education choices for college-bound residents of the District of Columbia.

Need-based funding for eligible DC residents earning associate or first bachelor’s degree. Program is a last-dollar award meaning it can be used to fill the gap between a student’s financial aid package and the cost of attendance.

OSSE Scholar, students attend top-tier universities across the country for rigorous summer courses. The program offers early exposure to college-level academics and navigating a college environment.

Eligible in-state students currently enrolled as high school seniors who will complete a college preparatory program or a student who has obtained a General Educational Development Diploma (GED), and is under the age of 26. 

Private Foundation awards

Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are high school juniors and will enroll full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university as an undergraduate for the first time in fall 2021.

Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit a short statement about technology addiction. Purpose: to help understand negative effects of too much screen time.

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Enrichment Programs

Offering various STEM-based modules that encourage observation, foster critical thinking, develop solving-problem skills during out-of-School Times (OST) that are convenient times for parents (evenings, weekends, and during winter, spring, and summer breaks).