July 13, 2021 | Staff Writer

19 County Students Awarded College-Sponsored Scholarships

19 Montgomery County students have received college- and university-sponsored scholarships in the final round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced Monday. The winners were selected by the sponsoring college or univresity from amound the finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Progarm who will attend their instituion. These awards provide between $500 and […]

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July 13, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

SECU Foundation Scholarships Awarded to Five in Montgomery County

When she received an email announcing her win of a SECU Maryland Foundation scholarship, Anna Petersen, a Paint Branch High School graduate, screamed and jumped to tell her mother. The SECU Maryland foundation announced the 28 winners of their 15th annual Scholarship Program. Five college bound students live here in Montgomery County, according to a […]

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July 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Scholarship Lottery for Young Vaccinated Marylanders

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday another incentive to get the COVID-19 vaccine into young Marylanders. The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the Maryland Department of Health have formed a partnership to give away $1 million in college scholarships to 20 vaccinated Marylanders ages 12 through 17. The initiative, called the VaxU Scholarship Promotion, […]

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April 12, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Applications for Distinguished African American Scholar Awards Close April 16

The Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators (MCABSE), a non-profit organization devoted to furthering the academic success of children of African descent, is accepting applications for its Distinguished African American Scholar Awards. MCABSE are looking for students in Montgomery County “committed to leadership in their high schools and communities; passionate and committed to their […]

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March 14, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Players Chant ‘Let Us Play’ in Protest of Council Disallowing Contact Football Games

Over 100 high school football players, poms participants, their coaches and parents chanted,”Let us play,” Sunday in protest of Montgomery County’s disallowing contact football games due to the pandemic. Gathered in front of the county council building in Rockville, they questioned why soccer and indoor hockey are permitted, but not football. Harrison Loudermilk, a senior […]

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February 5, 2021 | Sheila Ogilvie

Blog: HBCU Scholarship Applications Available

Spread the Word: HBCU Scholarship Applications Available               Eligibility Do you attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU)? Did you graduate from a Montgomery County Public High School? Answer yes to both questions and you are likely eligible to apply for a “Montgomery County Parade of Scholarships” HBCU […]

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July 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Eight MCPS Students Awarded College-Sponsored Scholarships

Eight Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have received college- and university-sponsored scholarships in the final round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Each sponsoring college or university selected scholarship winners from among finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four […]

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February 21, 2020 | Sheila Ogilvie

BLOG: Scholarship Opportunities

The Patuxent River (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Announce Four 2020 Scholarships. Deadline for All Spring 2020 Scholarship Applications: Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on March 15, 2020. To apply go to to access the PRC Universal Scholarship Application. For questions, contact Mechelle D. Johnson-Webb at Delegate Pam Queen and […]

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May 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Fifteen MCPS Students Awarded Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Fifteen Montgomery County Public Schools seniors from seven high schools have been awarded corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships. These scholarships, which range from $500 to $10,000 per year, are financed by corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. The students are among more than 1,000 seniors nationwide to be selected as part of the 64th annual […]

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September 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Students Awarded Thousands in Scholarships During Maryland Hispanic Gala

Dozens of students were awarded $2,000 in scholarship money during the Sixth Annual Maryland Hispanic Gala held at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. The Maryland Hispanic Gala Kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month observed from September 15 until October 15. Hear more in the video below:

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