Community Foundation of Carroll County Scholarships & Applications

The 2023-2024 Scholarship Season is NOW OPEN.
The Community Foundation of Carroll County supports nearly 75 academic, sports, special circumstances, and 4-H scholarships. Search scholarships by name, or sort by application type. These scholarships fall into three application types (noted in the far right column):
Universal Portal Application
4-H Portal Application
Other Scholarships using individual applications

The Universal Portal application is an easy way for students to APPLY ONCE and see all the scholarship opportunities they are eligible for (application opens in January and closes mid-April each year). 4-H Club Participants – Use the 4-H/FFA Scholarship Portal application for scholarship opportunities just for you (opens in January and closes July 1 each year). You only apply once and complete the applications for the opportunities you want to pursue. 

There are additional scholarship opportunities found in the “Other” category. These are scholarships hosted by the Community Foundation, but the application, review and award process is managed entirely by the scholarship holder. These have individual deadlines, criteria and applications. All scholarships are listed below with criteria, donation information, and access to the application.

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 Scholarship Name  Scholarship Description Learn More / Apply  Scholarship Type  Field of Interest
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.

Learn More / Apply Portal CASE, Carroll Association School Employees, All Carroll County HS
Charles and Claudia Lewis STEM Scholarship

The Charles and Claudia Lewis STEM Scholarship 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.

Learn More / Apply Portal Engineering, All Carroll County HS, CCC&TC, Carroll County Career & Technology Center
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.

Learn More / Apply Portal Culinary, Food Service, All Carroll County HS
Catherine Anne Mullikin Memorial Scholarship (Catherine's Cause)

The Catherine Anne Mullikin Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by “Catherine’s Cause” a Carroll Community Foundation Fund. A drunk driver killed Catherine in 1998 and her family is keeping her memory alive by offering scholarships for students pursuing a degree in education.Student must maintain full time enrollment status (12 or more credit hours) during the entire semester that the scholarship award has been designated. The scholarship is based on academic achievement, community service and extracurricular activities.

Learn More / Apply Other Education, All Carroll County HS
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
at Century High School (Sykesville, MD) for a minimum of two years). The Scholarship(s) will be awarded to a graduating Century High School Boys Lacrosse player(s) pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university who meets the criteria established for the fund.

Learn More / Apply Portal Lacrosse, Male, Century HS
Christopher H Knorr Memorial Scholarship

In July of 2022, Chris Knorr unexpectedly passed away. Chris Knorr was a loving father, baseball/softball/basketball coach in the area, an active member of his church, and a friendly face to all in the community. Chris always believed everyone should follow their heart and make an impact in any way possible. Our goal is to raise money for scholarships for South Carroll, Century and Liberty High School that goes to 1 or 2 seniors at each school who is involved in the community and made an impact, and to continue on his legacy.

Learn More / Apply Portal Century HS, Liberty HS, South Carroll HS
 Scholarship Name  Scholarship Description Learn More / Apply  Scholarship Type  Field of Interest

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