Community Foundation Announces $900,000 Available in Scholarships; Online Application Opens March 1

Frederick, MD – February 9, 2017: The Community Foundation of Frederick County is pleased to announce its scholarship application is available for the 2017-2018 academic year beginning Wednesday, March 1, 2017. By completing one general application, students may qualify for more than 250 scholarships. The completed application with required attachments must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, March 31.

Details about the scholarship program and the application can be accessed through the Community Foundation website at

Students about to complete their senior year of high school, students already enrolled in a trade school, college or university, and non-traditional students over the age of 21 are eligible to apply. Scholarship criteria are established by the scholarship funds’ founding donors. Some scholarships do not consider financial need. All students are encouraged to apply.

The Community Foundation of Frederick County is a recognized leader in providing scholarships to area students, made possible by generous donors who establish funds, or add to existing funds. For the 2016-2017 academic year alone, the Community Foundation provided more than $1 million in scholarships to area students.

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