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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 11
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

Direct Energy Live Brighter Scholarship
Sponsor: Direct Energy
12 Greenway Plaza #250
Houston, TX 77046
Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and enrolled at an accredited college in the U.S. Students must be residents of a state where Direct Energy offers services: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Washington, DC. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and complete both an essay and a short video.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: November 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.directenergy.com/scholarship

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

Educational Training Voucher Programs for Foster Youth
Sponsor: Foster Care to Success
21351 Gentry Drive
Suite 130
Sterling, VA 20166
Eligibility: Applicants must have been in foster care for their 18th birthday and have aged out at that time, been adopted from foster care with the adoption finalized after their 16th birthday, or have their foster care case closed between the ages of 18 and 21. Students must be residents of Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio or the District of Columbia. Students must be a U.S. citizen with assets worth less than $10,000. Applicants must be at least 17 but younger than 21 to apply for the first time. Students must have been accepted into a degree, certificate or other accredited program at a college, university, technical or vocational school.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: January 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.fc2success.org/programs/scholarships-and-grants/

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

John A Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Sea Grant College Program
1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Eligibility: Students must be enrolled towards a degree in a professional or graduate program with an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The degree must be awarded through a U.S. accredited institution of higher learning within the United States or in one of the U.S. Territories. Applicants must be able to reside in the Washington, D.C. area.

Amount: $61,500
Deadline: February 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://seagrant.noaa.gov/Knauss

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: https://www.naca.org/FOUNDATION/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

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: Varies
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.naca.org/FOUNDATION/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

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
How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.
Website: https://www.naca.org/FOUNDATION/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Nancy And Harry Koenigsberg Student Award
Sponsor: Textile Study Group of New York
P.O. Box 3592
Grand Central Station
New York, NY 10163
Eligibility: Applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students in a college, school, or university in CT, DC, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA or VT who create fiber artwork. Students must submit images of their original artwork, artist statement and resume along with their application. This award is available once every three years.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.tsgny.org/awards

Nathaniel A. Murray Scholarship
Sponsor: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
Omicron Eta Lambda 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 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ohlalpha1906.com

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