Takoma Park City Officials Approve Scholarship Funds for Montgomery College Students

Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Montgomery College students thanks to a resolution passed by the Takoma Park City Council.

In an effort to support affordable higher education within the community, Takoma Park City Council passed a resolution that allows the distribution of city scholarship funds for Montgomery College students, according to a news release.

“I am pleased to have been able to create this scholarship fund for Takoma Park residents to pursue higher education,” said Councilmember Jarrett Smith in a statement. “In our first installment we are excited to have partnered with Montgomery College.

Students granted the scholarship must qualify for financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and reside in the City of Takoma Park. You do not have to be a U.S.

Click here to learn more about scholarship requirements and how to apply.

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Mitti Hicks

About Mitti Hicks

Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at MHicks@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter @mittimegan.


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