Community Foundation General Scholarship Application Available January 15; Application Training Sessions Will Be Held

2013 Scholarship receptionFrederick, MD –December 18, 2013: The Community Foundation of Frederick County is pleased to announce that its scholarship application is available for the 2014-2015 academic year beginning Wednesday, January 15, 2014. By completing one general application, students will be considered for more than 200 available scholarships.

The completed application must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on Saturday, February 15, 2014.Only the electronic application submitted with all necessary attachments will be considered. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Click here to go to the scholarship application. Those intending to apply are encouraged to read the information posted on the scholarship page prior to January 15, and start preparing the required materials. Transcript and letter of reference requirements are also located on this page.

Two free scholarship application training sessions will be held in January: Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Middletown High School, and Thursday, January 16, 2014, at Oakdale High School. Both sessions run from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m., and no registration is required.

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 2013-2014 academic year alone, the Community Foundation provided more than $505,000 in scholarships to area students.


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