Scholarships for District of Columbia Residents

Are you neighbor to the President of the United States? If you call the District of Columbia home and are planning on attending college, you will be happy to know that there are scholarships available to you based on your residency. Eligibility requirements include being a resident for at least one year prior to college enrollment. Colleges and universities based in Washington, D.C. , such as George Washington University and Georgetown University, offer their students scholarships. For these scholarships, students often must display financial need and qualify academically. Finally, you can explore some privately-funded scholarships and funds awarded by societies and associations, such as the Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Washington, D.C., that requires recipients to live in the area. Learn more details about scholarships available to District of Columbia residents by taking a close look at the list below.

Showing 1-14 of 14 scholarships
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |District of Columbia| as a |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school|
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The scholarship was established to discuss the twist of typical love in February and to talk about a different kind of pairing.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • Dec-31-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |District of Columbia| as a |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |American Association of Colleges of Nursing Institutions|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to students who are pursuing a degree in nursing and has a goal of becoming a nurse educator.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 2,000
  • 10 awards
  • Apr-30-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Virginia|West Virginia|Pennsylvania|District of Columbia|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|Maryland|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Scottish|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to college juniors and seniors or graduate students who are Scottish descent and a U.S. citizen residing in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details SWE Region E Scholarship Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Virginia|District of Columbia|
  • Organization: Society of Women Engineers (Professional Organization)
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|Maryland|
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This scholarship was established in 2014 to support sophomore through graduate female students attending school within the Region E boundaries such a Delaware, District of Columbia, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia. Applicants must be pursuing study that will lead to a career in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States. Society of Women Engineers membership is required.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |United States|District of Columbia|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Home Schooled Student|
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The essay writing contest provides educational opportunities to high school seniors who are planning to pursue a post-secondary education.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Ruth C. Easley Gerontology Scholarship Fund Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Eastern New York|District of Columbia|Eastern Pennsylvania| as a |New Hampshire|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|Maryland|
  • School (College): |New Jersey|Connecticut|Maine|Massachusetts|Rhode Island|Vermont|Current College Sophomore|Graduate Students|
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This scholarship was established to involve young people in a philanthropic process, in the form of trained and capable leaders.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,250 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|District of Columbia|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The DriveSafe Scholarship Program is awarded to undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in a High School or College/University. Applicants must submit an essay to win this scholarship
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |United States|District of Columbia|
  • School (College): |CollegeXpress Member Colleges|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Incoming College Freshman|Transfer student|
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Sponsored by Carnegie Communication, the scholarship is open to all students who register on CollegeXpress (or fill out a response card in one of our magazines) and who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Applicant must also attend one of CollegeXpress member schools as a freshman or transfer during the fall of the same year.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Ride Across Maryland Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Virginia|District of Columbia|
  • Disability: |Breast Cancer|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|Maryland|
background
The Ride Across Maryland Scholarship is awarded to a resident of Maryland, Delaware, district of Columbia or Virginia. Applicant must be affected by breast cancer
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Puerto Rico|Virgin Islands|District of Columbia|Marianas Islands|American Samoa|Palau|Micronesia| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|Pacific Islands|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Guam|
  • Major: Study |Dental Hygiene|Nursing|Allied Health|Medicine|Physical Therapy|Occupational Therapy|Dentistry|Veterinary Medicine|Pharmacy|Radiologic Technology|Optometry|Mental Health/Therapy|Medical Laboratory Technology|Public Health|Osteopathy|Audiology|Clinical Psychology|Behavioral Science|Chiropractic|Speech Pathology|Clinical Social Work|Professional Counseling|Marriage and Family Therapy|Podiatry|Dietetics|
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the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (Students-Doctoral) is awarded to a student with financial need. Applicants must be enrolled in health professions and nursing programs.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Perlita Liwanag Memorial Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Northern Virginia, VA|District of Columbia|
  • Disability: |Cancer Patient/Survivor|Dependent of a parent/guardian with Cancer|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Maryland|
background
This scholarship was started in memory of Perlita Liwanag who lost her life to pancreatic cancer. This scholarship was intended to financially support young adults who are either a cancer survivor, lost a parent/guardian to cancer or have a parent/guardian with cancer. Applicants must be permanently residing in Maryland, DC, or Northern Virginia and seeking higher education within the United States.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Vera Yip Memorial Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Virginia|District of Columbia|
  • Disability: |Cancer Patient/Survivor|Family of person with Cancer|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Maryland|
background
This scholarship was established in memory of Vera Yip who was a courageous, determined, motivated and dedicated person. The purpose of this scholarship is to support young adults who are impacted by cancer and seeking higher education.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Lisa Higgins-Hussman Foundation Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Virginia|District of Columbia|
  • Disability: |Cancer Patient/Survivor|Family of person with Cancer|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Maryland|
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This scholarship was established to support young adults who have been affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a parent/guardian or sibling. Applicants must be permanently residing in Maryland, DC, or Virginia.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Marilyn Yetso Memorial Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
key information
  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |District of Columbia|
  • Disability: |Dependent of a parent/guardian with Cancer|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Maryland|
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This scholarship was established by the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults in memory of Marilyn Yetso. Marilyn was a person with determination, spirit and energy. She was a loving wife, dedicated mother and a friend to many. In her honor, this scholarship financially supports college students who has lost a parent to cancer or has a parent with cancer.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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