2022-2023 Community Foundation of Carroll County Universal Scholarship Application
Graduating High School Seniors — 2023 Scholarship Season is now open! The Community Foundation of Carroll County supports more than 50 academic, sports, special circumstances, and 4-H scholarships. The common application is an easy way for students to APPLY ONCE and see all the scholarship opportunities they are eligible for (deadline April 15, 2023). 4-H Club Participants – Use the 4-H/FFA Scholarships common application for additional opportunities just for you (deadline July 1, 2023).
|Scholarship Name||Scholarship Description||Criteria|
|4-H Brenda Barber 4-H Family Memorial Scholarship|
The purpose of The Brenda Barber Family Memorial Scholarship is to honor the life and family of Brenda Barber by providing scholarship(s) for graduating high school seniors and continuing students who are members of Carroll County 4-H Clubs. The Fund may also make grants to nonprofit organizations supported by Brenda Barber during her lifetime.
|4-H Danielle Knell Memorial 4-H Scholarship|
The purpose of this scholarship is to honor the life of DANIELLE K. KNELL by providing scholarship(s) for college bound students in Carroll County, Maryland who have shown academic achievement and participated in the Carroll County 4-H Horsemanship Programs and who have been accepted at an accredited College, University or Technical School. Applications will also be accepted from continuing students i.e. those already in college from the Carroll County 4-H Horsemanship Programs who meet the criteria established for this scholarship.
|4-H John J. Mazur, Jr. Memorial 4-H Scholarship|
The purpose of John J. Mazur, Jr. Memorial 4-H Scholarship is to provide scholarships for high-school graduates who have participated in Carroll County 4-H programs in livestock and photography.
|4-H Karen Macleod Memorial Scholarship|
The purpose of Karen Macleod Memorial Scholarship is to honor the life of Karen Macleod by providing scholarships to graduating students in Carroll County who have participated in 4-H programs as outlined in the criteria.
|4-H Nathan A. Blizzard Memorial 4-H/FFA Scholarship|
The purpose of Nathan A. Blizzard Memorial 4-H/FFA Scholarship is to provide scholarships for high school graduates in Carroll County, Maryland, who are current or former 4-H or FFA members.
|4-H Ryan MacKenzie Memorial 4-H Scholarship|
The purpose of Ryan MacKenzie Memorial 4-H Scholarship is to provide scholarships for high-school graduates in Carroll County, Maryland who participate in the Carroll County 4-H Programs and meet the Fund’s criteria.
|Adam N. Pope Courage Scholarship|
Adam Nathaniel Pope inspired family, friends, and all those he touched, and the Fund will recognize other young people who, similar to Adam, have demonstrated courage in overcoming physical, emotional, health or other obstacles or challenges in their life.
|Bethany Shay Green Memorial Scholarship|
The purpose of the Bethany Shay Green Memorial Scholarship is to honor the life of Bethany Shay Green by providing scholarship(s) for a female Westminster High School graduating senior who has shown academic achievement and participated in the Softball, Volleyball and or Basketball programs and who has been accepted at an accredited College, University or Technical School. Applications will also be accepted from continuing students i.e. those already in college from Westminster High School who meet the criteria established for this scholarship.
|Carroll County Food Services Association Scholarship|
The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarships to seniors graduating from any public high school in Carroll County, Maryland. The Carroll County Food Services Association Scholarship will be awarded one or more students who have successfully completed high school; been accepted at an accredited college, university or culinary arts school; and met the criteria established for this award.
|CASE Scholarship for Higher Learning|
In an effort to encourage and retain membership, the Carroll Association of School Employees has established the CASE SCHOLARSHIP FOR HIGHER LEARNING, a scholarship fund of the Community Foundation of Carroll County, Inc. The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarships for members of CASE who wish to pursue higher learning. Children, stepchildren and grandchildren of the Carroll Association of School Employees may also apply and if qualified, may be awarded scholarships from the Fund.
|Charles Lewis Memorial Science & Engineering Scholarship|
The Charles W. Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2004 by his family. Mr. Lewis did not have the advantage of monetary funds for college but he strongly believed in the value of education. As a result, during his lifetime, he tried to provide that support to others to help them achieve their educational goals. The purpose of this Fund is to provide a scholarship for a graduating senior of a Carroll County, Maryland, High School who will pursue a college education in Engineering, who has a financial need, who has exhibited academic achievement, and who has demonstrated involvement in his or her community. The student must have been enrolled at a Carroll County High School for his or her entire junior and senior years. Students enrolled in Engineering courses at the Carroll Career and Technology Center will be given special consideration. Follow the links below for additional criteria and application.
|Christian James Koch Century High SChool Boys Lacrosse Memorial Scholarship|
The purpose of the Christian James Koch Century High School Boys Lacrosse Memorial Scholarship is to honor Christian’s passion for lacrosse by providing a scholarship(s) for a graduating senior(s) who played boys lacrosse
|Danele Shipley Memorial Scholarship Fund|
The Danele Shipley Scholarship Award Fund will provide financial assistance to a number of students from Carroll County to be determined based on the amount of money available in accordance with the terms of this agreement. The student must have shown outstanding citizenship traits and have been involved in student service activities and extra-curricular activities during his or her high school career.
|Dream Big Union Bridge|
The Dream Big Union Bridge Scholarship was established in 2021 by Dream Big Union Bridge. Dream Big Union Bridge is a non-profit organization founded in 2017 with the focus of connecting neighbors and businesses to celebrate, beautify and improve the historic town located within Carroll County, Maryland. The scholarship fund is to honor the values and dedication of the community in promoting continual opportunities for growth by supporting higher learning opportunities for selected recipient(s).
|Everybody's Quilt Guild Textile Arts Scholarship|
The purpose of the Everybody’s Quilt Guild Textile Arts Scholarship is to provide a scholarship for a student who is a resident of Carroll County, Maryland, graduating from a Carroll County High School, a private High School or a student who is Home Schooled who has been accepted at an accredited College or University and who will be pursuing studies in the field of Textile Arts and meets all the criteria established for the fund.
|Georgia E Frank Scholarship|
The mission of the Georgia E. Frank Scholarship Fund is to support graduating Carroll County high school students of all backgrounds and needs as they pursue their dreams of being a teacher. As Georgia was a life-long Family and Consumer Science teacher in Carroll County, this fund aims to invigorate, encourage, and support aspiring young educators as they transition from high school to the collegiate stages of their training. As a teacher, Georgia encouraged her students to love what they do, to do it well, in order to make the world around them a better place to live. We hope this fund provides assistance to similarly minded young people as they pursue their future teaching career.
|Grace I. Cookson Memorial Scholarship|
The purpose of Grace I Cookson Memorial Scholarship is to offer college scholarships to worthy graduating seniors and members of the United Methodist Church, Baltimore Suburban District (formerly the West Baltimore District), in the Baltimore-Washington Conference, or its successor.
|Harvey R. Shipley and Sons Scholarship Fund|
The purpose of the Harvey R. Shipley and Sons Scholarship is to encourage and promote the Truck Driving Industry by providing financial assistance in the form of Scholarships to individuals who wish to pursue training/education at an appropriate educational institution, with the intent of becoming professional truck drivers.
|I. Virginia and E. Carroll Murray Memorial Scholarship Fund|
The scholarship is established for a Mnachester Valley HS graduating senior n the names of I. Virginia Murray and E. Carroll Murray. Mrs. Murray was a teacher and principal at Manchester Elementary School. She later became Supervisor of Elementary Schools in Carroll County.
|Jared Lutz Memorial Scholarship|
The purpose of the Jared Lutz Memorial Scholarship is to honor the life of Jared Lutz by providing scholarship(s) for a Liberty High School graduating senior who has shown academic achievement and has participated in the Academy of Health in the Nursing Sciences Program at Carroll County Career and Technology Center. The successful candidate will have been accepted at an accredited College or University. Applications will also be accepted from continuing students, i.e., those already in college from Liberty High School who meet the FUND selection criteria.
|Jay A. Graybeal Scholarship|
The purpose of the Jay A. Graybeal Scholarship is to provide scholarships to college bound high school students, or students currently enrolled in undergraduate studies or pursuing post-graduate studies in general history or a specialty area of studies in history to include but not limited to; museum studies, archival management, library science, historic preservation, material culture, American Studies, archaeology, anthropology, art or architectural history or preservation technology; or to students pursuing a recognized certification or apprentice program dedicated to traditional arts, industries, trades or crafts.
|John & Elsie Bankert Academic Scholarship|
The purpose of the John & Elsie Bankert Academic Scholarship is to award a $2,000.00 academic scholarship each year to a current graduate of Westminster High School, who is in the top five percent of the class and who demonstrates high promise in the area of liberal arts.
|Kaitlyn Taylor McDaniel Memorial Fund|
The purpose of the KAITLYN TAYLOR MCDANIEL MEMORIAL FOUNDATION is to honor her memory and pay tribute to her by providing a scholarship for a graduating senior or continuing student from any Carroll County High School.
|Karl L. & Elizabeth K. Hendrickson Memorial Scholarship|
The purpose of the Karl L. & Elizabeth K. Hendrickson Memorial Scholarship is to provide scholarships to Manchester Valley High School graduating seniors who have been accepted at an accredited institution of higher learning and are pursuing studies in the field of technology. The field includes, but is not limited to, engineering, electronics, graphic communication, printing, media, and woodworking.
|Lee H Madairy Scholarship|
The purpose of the Lee H Madairy Scholarship is to honor the life of Lee H. Madairy by providing scholarship(s) for a new or returning college or vocational program student who has shown academic achievement, excellent moral character and is pursuing a career in a STEM field. The successful candidate will have been accepted at an accredited College, University, or vocational program. The amount of money available each year for the scholarship(s) will be determined by the income generated by the fund. In addition, if income in any given year is sufficient, grants for other charitable purposes may be made in Mr. Madairy’s memory.
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