Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Calvert LSA


Website HERE
Rules and Instructions HERE
App Download HERE 

Deadline: March 1

CLSA Packet to: 
CLSA Manager
P.O. Box 927
Prince Frederick, MD 20678 

 Drop-off at your high school Guidance Department  to DR PERRY

Email completed CLSA Packet to info@clsap.org Scan original Letters of Recommendation/original envelops and included them in the email CLSA Packet 
Seniors emailing the CLSAPacket must also drop-off sealed high school transcript at their school’s Guidance Department with DR PERRY

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Lothian Ruritan Club

Applications must be received by February 27, 2018.

Lothian Ruritan Club scholarships
are awarded to students that have demonstrated an interest in community service.
Preference is given to students living in South County.

2018 Lothian Ruritan
Scholarship Descriptions

Scholarship information
  • A MINIMUM GPA of 2.5 at time of application
  • a sealed official copy of the applicants High School Transcript
  • Most are $1,000 payable as 2 $500 installments unless otherwise specified
  • In ALL cases preference will be given to students who have performed community service
  • A copy of college/school grades is required prior to the second payment of $500 being made
  • Student ID number must be recieved once accepted into the college/trade school prior to first check being mailed

click here to download a pdf of the application form.

Lothian Ruritan Club Community Service Scholarship

  • Students pursuing an education at a 4 yr college, community college or trade school
  • Bernard & Vicki Lerch Scholarship I

    • Students pursuing an education at a 4-year college, community college, or trade school
    • Bernard & Vicki Lerch Scholarship II

      • Students pursuing an education at a 4-year college, community college, or trade school
      • Rocky Lane Memorial Scholarship

        • Students pursuing an education in nursing or a health related field

        • John K. Dorr Memorial Scholarship

          • Students pursuing an education at a 4-year college, community college or trade school
          • Preference given to:
            • a member
            • a relative of a Lothian Ruritan Club member
            • an applicant who has volunteerd at a Ruritan Club sponsored activity
            • an applicant associated with any other Ruritan Club
          • Friends of the Lothian Ruritan Club Scholarship

            • Students in South County pursuing a 4 year education at a college, community college or trade school.
            • Francis R. & Clara L. Gouin Scholarship

              • Students pursuing an education in horticulture, plant science, environmental science or landscape architecture
              • Eric Thiel Memorial Scholarship

                • Students pursuing an education at a 4-year college, community college or trade school
                • Lois L. Nutwell Memorial Scholarship

                  • Students pursuing an education at a 4-year college, community college or trade school
                  • Preference given to students who will study Journalism, American History, Archeology, or Graphic arts
                  • Deale Boy Scout Troop #741 Scholarship

                    • Restricted to applicants who are active in any recognized South County Area Boy or Girl Scout Troop
                    • Students pursuing an education at a 4-year college, community college or trade school

                    Friday, November 30, 2018

                    Optimist Club

                    ESSAY CONTEST
                    Sponsored by:
                    The Optimist Club of Calvert Prince Frederick
                    Club #33053

                    • Open to students under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2018
                    • No minimum age or grade level to participate!
                    • Essays must be 700-800 words
                    • Club- and District-level awards
                    • District First Place Winner will be awarded $2,500 scholarship

                    Visit your school’s Guidance Department
                    or contact Nancy Highsmith*
                    for Official Rules & Contest Application

                    All essays must be submitted by Friday, January 25, 2019

                    *Optimist Club Essay Contest Chairperson:Nancy Highsmith- nancy4beach@comcast.net

                    Download Rules HERE
                    Download Flyer HERE

                    Return Applications to Guidance Office for bulk mailing.

                    Thursday, November 15, 2018

                    Big Sun Athletic Scholarship!

                    BigSun Scholarship

                    The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

                    Deadline               -     June 19, 2019    
                    Amount of Award  -        $500.00
                    The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
                    Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.

                    Thursday, November 1, 2018


                    SMECO (Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative) Scholarship

                    Deadline: April 12
                    Four students from the local area will be chosen and can receive a $1500 scholarship bases on scholastic achievement, financial need and community and school involvement. 

                    1. Students who are graduating high school seniors who live with parents or guardians who are SMECO customers.
                    2. Proof of residence, such as copy of students drivers license or school ID must accompnay student app.
                    3. Students must be enrolled or plan to enroll full time in a colle or university. A copy of the letter of acceptance whould accompany app.
                    4. Students  must complete a scholarship app. The forms may be downloaded HERE or you may pick one up in Guidance.
                     Students must enclose a copy of the Student Aid Report from the US Dept of Education (from the FAFSA) AND a copy of the first 2 pages of the completed 2014 Federal Tax Return
                    6. Students must submit an essay on the topic: "Why is A College Education Important to Completing My Lifetime Goals?"  Essay should be typed, doubled spaced, and on 8 1/2 x 11 inch page.
                    7. All applicants must provide a minimum of two letters of reference. Letters may be from school administrators or teachers, clergy, and civic or business leaders. Letters may not be from family memebers.
                    8. Must have maintained a GPA of 3.0 during the first semester of senior year. Please provide a copy of their official high school transcript, first semester grades, SAT or ACT scores and class rank.
                    9. Scholarships are awarded based on the following: Scholastic Achiement-40%, Financial Need-50% Interview, School Involvement and Community Involvement-10%

                    Completed app packets can be taken to SMECOs Hughesville Office or mailed to:
                    Attention: Bernadette Lewis
                    PO Box 1937
                    Hughesville, Md 20637

                    Click HERE to download the application packet or check the Guidance Scholarship drawer!

                    Tuesday, October 23, 2018

                    Maryland Farm Bureau Scholarship

                    Maryland Farm Bureau 2017 Scholarship
                     Application Deadline February 1, 2019

                    The Maryland Farm Bureau will offer five $2,000 scholarships. Applicants must be high school seniors starting college in the fall of 2019 or full time college students at any community college or four-year institution. Applicants or their parents/guardians MUST be members of Maryland Farm Bureau. Three of the scholarships will be offered to agricultural curriculum majors and two scholarships will be offered to non-agricultural or agricultural curriculum majors. Selection will be made by a committee designated by Maryland Farm Bureau.

                     To apply, students must return the attached application form with a current photo (which will be used in a recognition program and a press release recipient announcement as well as on the Farm Bureau webpage) and an essay on:


                    Essay should be limited to 2 pages, typed, 12 point font, double spaced with normal margins. (NO identifying information! For example, no college names, no 4-H club names, no town or county names, etc.) Any identifying information appearing in the essay will disqualify the application. The selection committee will evaluate each essay anonymously. No student can receive this scholarship more than four times.

                     Maryland Farm Bureau MUST receive applications and photos by 4:00pm February 1. 
                    Applications and photos should be emailed to

                    A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of the scholarship application. Scholarships will be awarded to winning applicants in conjunction with High School graduation programs or prior to the beginning of the fall semester. The winner’s scholarship check will be made out to the student and the college. The committee reserves the right to interview scholarship applicants if they feel it necessary for determination of winners. Family members of MFB Staff and Officers are ineligible. 

                    Direct completed applications with a current photo and any questions by email to Scholarship@mdfarmbureau.com

                    Monday, October 15, 2018

                    Comcast Scholarship!

                    Comcast Leaders and Achievers® 
                    Scholarship Program
                    The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills.This year, scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to over 800 students nationwide.
                    Applicants must:
                    • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
                    • Be enrolled as a high school senior
                    • Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or in one of the following NBC or Telemundo markets: Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, Los Angeles, McAllen (TX), New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego and Washington, D.C.
                    • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019- 2020 academic year
                    • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
                    • Demonstrate financial need
                    Deadline to apply is December 7, 2018.
                    Tell students to visit learnmore.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers to learn more and apply today!
                    Download a flyer here that you can print and share with students!
                    $2500 Scholarships Available - Apply Today