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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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |District of Columbia| as a |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • Dec-31-2019
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|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 2,000
  • 10 awards
  • Apr-30-2020
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|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
SWE Region E Scholarship Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2020
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|
  • 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|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.0
Ruth C. Easley Gerontology Scholarship Fund Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2020
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|
  • 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|
  • 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|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
Ride Across Maryland Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Virginia|District of Columbia|
  • Disability: |Breast Cancer|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Delaware|Maryland|
  • 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|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
Marilyn Yetso Memorial 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 |District of Columbia|
  • Disability: |Dependent of a parent/guardian with Cancer|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Maryland|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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