2019-2020 Scholarship Applications
The 2019-2020 scholarship application will open March 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019. The blue button to access the application will be located on this page.
Scholarship information sessions are currently scheduled at these high schools:
February 19, Walkersville High School 10:15 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.
February 20, Brunswick High School 10:15 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.
February 21, Frederick High School 10:15 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.
February 21, Middletown High School 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
February 26, Oakdale High School 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
By completing one general application, students may qualify for more than 250 scholarships. Students about to complete their senior year of high school, students already enrolled in a trade school, college, or university, and non-traditional students over the age of 21 are eligible to apply. Scholarship criteria is established by the scholarship funds' founding donors; some scholarships do not consider financial need.
You can prepare for completing the online application by following these steps:
- If you plan to apply for scholarships that consider financial need, a Student Aid Report from the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is required to be uploaded. Complete the FAFSA form at www.FAFSA.gov.
Request a transcript from your high school or college. High school seniors and college students will need their most recent academic transcript to be uploaded with their online application.
- Prepare for the required personal essay of 650 words (maximum). Review the Essay Prompts document for assistance and ideas.
Scholarship Committee Volunteers Needed!
Are you interested in giving back to your community through volunteer service? The Scholarship Committee makes recommendations regarding scholarships from funds for which the Community Foundation has the responsibility of choosing awardees. It also ensures all scholarships are awarded according to the scholarship funds' criteria and in accordance with all policies and regulations.
- Can dedicate between 10 and 20 hours in April 2019;
- Have access to a computer (PC, Mac, or iPad) to access the electronic applications;
- Can collaborate and work with other committee members to ensure the best applicants receive the scholarships;
- Attend one orientation meeting in March.
Then we need you! Please review all the details and requirements in the Scholarship Committee Overview document and then contact Alysa Munday, Community Impact Associate, by email or call 301.695.7660.
2019 Spring and Summer Muse Athletic Scholarships Available
The Dustin Muse Athletic Scholarship application opens January 1, 2019 and remains open through 11:59 p.m. on February 15, 2019. These scholarships are available through The Dustin R. and Courtney D. Muse Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Students in grades 6 through 12 may apply for scholarships to attend 2019 spring and summer athletic and sports activities or athletic camps. Scholarships support participation fees only, and payment will be made directly to the youth athletic organization and/or as a reimbursement to the parent/guardian with proof of payment. Applicants must be Frederick County residents and have achieved a minimum 3.0 grade point average. To access the application, click on the blue button below. No paper applications are accepted.
APPLY FOR MUSE ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP