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DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program
Sponsor: Government of the District of Columbia
DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program
810 First Street NE, Third Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents who have lived in the District of Columbia for at least 12 months prior to the beginning of their freshman year of college. Applicants must also either plan to or be currently enrolled at least half-time in an undergraduate or certificate program.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://osse.dc.gov

Delta Sigma Theta Washington DC Alumnae Chapter Scholarships
Sponsor: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Washington DC Alumnae Chapter
Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 90202
Washington, DC 20090-0202
Eligibility: Applicants must be Washington, DC residents who are attending Washington, DC public or private high schools. They must be graduating seniors at the time of application and must have taken the SAT or ACT.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 12
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, copy of ACT or SAT scores, proof of family income, two letters of recommendation, autobiographic sketch and transcript with GPA are required.
Website: http://www.wdcac.org

District of Columbia Tuition Assistance Grant
Sponsor: DC Tuition Assistance Grant Office
810 First Street NE
Third Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Washington, DC for at least 12 months before the start of their freshman year of college, high school graduates or GED recipients, enrolled at least half-time at an eligible institution and be 24 years of age or younger. Applicants must maintain satisfactory academic progress, not have defaulted on student loans, have registered with the Selective Service, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have not already received a B.A. or B.S. and have not been incarcerated. The award provides up to $10,000 a year for the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public four year institutions in the U.S. and up to $2,500 per year for private colleges in DC, private Historically Black Colleges and Universities or two-year colleges nationwide.

Amount: $2,500-$10,000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://osse.dc.gov

Diverse Minds Writing Challenge
Sponsor: B'nai B'rith International
4605 Lankershim Boulevard
Suite 710
North Hollywood, CA 91602
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students in grades 9-12. Four contests are held, one each in New York City, the Washington, DC metro area, South Jersey and Delaware and the Delmarva Peninsula. Applicants may work individually or as a team of up to four members to create a children's book that discusses the topics of tolerance and diversity.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: March
How to apply: Entries must be submitted by email or regular mail and must include a cover letter with name and contact information of author(s), name of school and teacher and a brief biographical note.
Website: http://www.bnaibrith.org/diverse-minds.html

James and Mary Dawson and Donald Malcolm MacArthur Scholarship
Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC
P.O. Box 9171
1443 Laurel Hill Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in their third or fourth year at a U.S. or Scottish institution or be a full-time graduate student. Students must be of Scottish birth or decent or U.S. citizens who maintain permanent residence in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania or Virginia. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need and overall strength of the application.

Amount: $7,500
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.saintandrewsociety.org

Margaret A. Pemberton Scholarship
Sponsor: Black Nurses Association of Greater Washington, DC Area Inc.
P.O. Box 55285
Washington, DC 20040
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be graduating seniors who are students at a Washington, DC high school and be accepted into a National League for Nursing bachelor's degree program at a U.S. postsecondary institution. They must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, official transcript, copy of college acceptance letter and two recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.bnaofgwdca.org

Mary Graham Lasley Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria
2121 Eisenhower Avenue
Suite 608
Alexandria, VA 22314
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate music students who are Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC residents or students at colleges, universities or conservatories in Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC. Students must be 25 years of age or younger. Prior first place winners may not reenter.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Unknown
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and $25 entry fee are required.
Website: http://www.alexsym.org/

NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.naca.org

NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, currently enrolled in a doctoral or master's degree program in student personnel services or a related field and be involved in campus activities.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.naca.org

NACA Mid Atlantic Undergraduate Scholarship for Student Leaders
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, eastern Pennsylvania or Washington, DC.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 31, first 75 applicants only
How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.
Website: http://www.naca.org

Nathaniel A. Murray Scholarship
Sponsor: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Omicron Eta Lamda Chapter
P.O. Box 1844
Washington, DC 20013
Eligibility: A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of leadership potential, excellent character and academic achievement.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ohlalpha1906.com

St. Andrew's Society Founders Prize
Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC
P.O. Box 9171
1443 Laurel Hill Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
Eligibility: Applicants must be of Scottish or Scottish-American descent. Students must be entering their third or fourth year enrolled in a U.S. or Scottish college or university and be in need of financial support. Full-time graduate students may also apply. Applicants must maintain their permanent residence in the Mid-Atlantic region (Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania or Virginia).

Amount: $7,500
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.saintandrewsociety.org

St. Andrew's Society Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC
P.O. Box 9171
1443 Laurel Hill Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
Eligibility: Applicants must be of Scottish or Scottish-American descent. Students must be entering their third or fourth year enrolled in a U.S. or Scottish college or university. Full-time graduate students may also apply. Scholarship recipients are based on financial need. U.S. applicants must maintain their permanent residence in Mid-Atlantic region (Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia). Generally 5-10 awards are granted each year, totaling in excess of $20,000.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.saintandrewsociety.org