Scholarships available outside of the general scholarship program are posted here.
Bob and Pat Gehrke Scholarship Fund for College Prep - College Admission Testing Assistance
High school students who are Frederick County residents and in their junior or senior year can receive financial assistance to participate in classes that prepare them for college admission testing, such as the SAT or ACT. Participants will be selected based on financial need, as well as their leadership and community service record. A minimum 3.0 grade point average is required. Recipients will be notified within 45 days after submitting their application.
Trade and Technical Scholarships
Frederick County residents studying to enter trade and technical fields may apply to receive scholarships that help pay for training at an accredited trade or technical school, certification exams, tools, and other necessary supplies for study and work in the trade. Students may apply at any time and will be notified of the status within 45 days of the application. Scholarships will be paid directly to a school or vendor, and may not be used for reimbursement of tuition payments or purchases of exams, tools, or supplies. Each scholarship will remain open until funds are depleted.
The Peg and Orley Bourland Educational Assistance Fund for Glade Valley
Scholarships are available to students studying in trade or technical fields and may be used for tuition, fees, testing, trade tools, tutoring or supplies. Applicants must be a resident of the Walkersville, Maryland feeder school area. This application is NOT online; download the application and return it to the Community Foundation office by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018 (received, not post-marked).
Bourland Trade and Technical Scholarship Application
The Thomas J. and Kathleen A. Madden Scholarship Fund
Scholarships are available to students entering the plumbing field. Preference will be given to dependents of current employees of All Around Plumbing, Inc. Frederick County residency is not required for this application.
The Donald and Lydia Falconer Scholarship Fund
Scholarships are available to students pursuing education at a trade or technical school located in Frederick County, Maryland. Applications are reviewed for financial need, aptitude for the chosen field, and good character. Scholarships are renewable for the student's tenure at the school providing the student attains a minimum grade point average.
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