Scholarships at Baltimore Community Foundation

 

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Below is a complete list of scholarships currently offered at the Baltimore Community Foundation.

The deadline for submitting applications for the 2019 – 2020 school year is March 1, 2019. You can check the progress of your applications by visiting our scholarship portal.  

Artemis Scholarship

This scholarship is for young women graduating from a Baltimore City public high school with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who wish to attend a two- or four-year college or university. Award size: up to $500

Baltimore City Retired Public School Employees Scholarship

Created by the Association of Baltimore City Retired Public School Employees, this scholarship is for students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher graduating from a public high school in Baltimore City who intend to pursue a career in teaching. Students must plan to enroll as a degree candidate in a two-year or four-year college in Maryland. Award size: up to $1,000

Mildred M. Coughlin Scholarship

Named for a former principal of Western High School, this scholarship is for young women graduating from Western High School with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who plan to attend a four-year liberal arts college or university. Award size: up to $1,750

Arthur W. Elder, II Scholarship

Established in memory of Arthur W. Elder II, a 1974 graduate of the former Lake Clifton High School, this scholarship is for a student who may not have lived up to his or her full potential in high school, but who wishes to pursue higher education. Preference will be given to students graduating from Heritage High School, but this scholarship is open to students from any public high school in Baltimore City who have maintained a “C” average and have participated in high school athletics or other extra-curricular activities. Award size: up to $1,250

Walther H. Feldmann Scholarship

Established in honor of William R. King, a former principal of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, this scholarship is for students enrolled at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute who are in the top 25% of their graduating class of the “A” Course curriculum. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership qualities at school. Award size: up to $2,000

Michael Conrad Graebner Scholarship

The Michael Conrad Graebner Fund offers a college scholarship each year to a Towson High School senior varsity athlete who best demonstrates team leadership and sportsmanship. Up to $1,000/year.

Harry Z. Isaacs Scholarship

Established by the late Harry Z. Isaacs, this scholarship is for the children of employees of I.C. Isaacs & Company and graduates of Baltimore City public high schools with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Priority will be given to applicants who have a parent or guardian who is currently employed by I.C. Isaacs & Company and its subsidiaries. Award size: up to $6,000

Legg Mason’s Community Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Legg Mason Global Asset Management to provide a full tuition scholarship for eligible Baltimore City public high school graduates who wish to pursue their education at a four-year public institution in the state of Maryland. Students who maintain a 2.5 GPA as they work toward a college certificate or degree may receive up to $80,000 ($20,000 annually) of tuition, room and board. The scholarship award is to be used in the academic year immediately following the granting of the award. This scholarship is renewable after the student’s first year of college. Award size: up to $40,000

Malkmus Scholarship

Created by Jean Malkmus to provide scholarships to students graduating from Baltimore City public high schools that wish to pursue an education in music. Award size: up to $500

Al Sanders Foundation for Music Studies Scholarship

Established to honor the memory of Al Sanders, to celebrate his career with WJZ-TV and share his love of music, this scholarship is designated for student graduating from a public high school in Baltimore City or County with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, who intends to major in music and pursue a career in music after graduation from college. Award size: up to $3,500

Charles R. “Dick” Ward Scholarship

This scholarship honors Dick Ward, who attended high school in the late 1940’s. Dick was a highly decorated athlete who also understood the importance of education. In his years as a business owner in South Baltimore, he established himself as a community leader and mentor. This scholarship is designated for Digital Harbor High School students who have participated in the Building STEPS Program in their junior and senior years and ranked in the top 15% of their class. Applicants should demonstrate leadership qualities through extracurricular activities or community service and plan to attend a four-year college or university, or plan to pursue an AA degree at a community college in Maryland and transfer to a four-year college or university. This $5,000 scholarship may be renewed for up to four years – a total of $20,000. Award size: up to $20,000

WJZ – TV Jerry Turner Broadcast Scholarship

Established to honor the memory of Jerry Turner and celebrate his career in broadcast journalism at WJZ-TV in Baltimore, this scholarship is designated for Maryland residents graduating with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who plan to seek a degree in broadcast journalism from an accredited four-year college or university. Award size: up to $2,250

 

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