Washington, DC Scholarships

Scholarships for students Washington, DC. Some scholarships specifically open to Washington, DC students, and others give preference to students in Washington, DC.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 27, 2017
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.

Direct Energy Live Brighter Scholarship
Sponsor: Direct Energy
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to registered college students for the 2017-2018 school year who are residents of any of the states where Direct Energy offers energy services (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and D.C.). Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing how they live brighter as a student while being a vibrant part of their community.

Baltimore Student Law School Scholarship
Sponsor: Miller & Zois, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to first-year law students enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school in the U.S. In the event of a tie, preference will be given to students with a connection to the Baltimore/Washington D.C. area. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

Nellie Love Butcher Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing an education in piano or voice. Applicant must submit a performance CD. Special consideration shall be given to students currently attending the Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Missouri, Ohio, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Washington, DC. Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and South Carolina deadlines have already passed, but all other states have a later deadline – see website for details.

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Scholarships
Sponsor: Ulman Fund for Young Adults
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals who have been affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one. Applicant must have been between the ages of 15 and 39 during their own diagnosis/treatment or during the diagnosis/treatment of their parent or sibling. In addition to the general scholarships, there are specific scholarships open to residents of Illinois, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, DC and education majors.

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