Community Foundation Announces $1 Million Available in Scholarships

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Online Application Opens March 1

The Community Foundation of Frederick County is pleased to announce its scholarship application is available for the 2018-2019 academic year beginning Thursday, March 1, 2018. For the third consecutive year, just over $1 million is available to students pursuing post-secondary education or vocational training. 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 Saturday, March 31, 2018.

Details about the scholarship program and the application are accessible 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 more information about creating or adding to an existing scholarship fund, visit

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The Community Foundation Scholarship Committee leadership team announces the 2018-19 scholarship application period. Pictured, from left: Colleen Chidester, Matt Wiley, Taitia Elliott, Cynthia Palmer and Brandon Cannon.