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
Taylor W. Barnes Agricultural Memorial Scholarship

The purpose of the Taylor W. Barnes Agricultural Memorial Scholarship is to honor the life Taylor Wayne Barnes by providing $5,000 scholarship(s) for Carroll County High School graduating senior(s) or continuing student in Carroll County, Maryland who are pursuing an education in agriculture or a related field.

Learn More / Apply Portal Agriculture, Farming, All Carroll County HS
The Cro Foundation in Memory of Ryan Crochunis

The Cro Foundation will accomplish its mission of celebrating and memorializing the life of Ryan Crochunis through fundraising and impactful donations to the local Sykesville community. Each year, The Cro Foundation board will determine the focus of their efforts in alignment of their mission.

Learn More / Apply Portal Liberty High School
The Margaret Taylor Kiracofe Memorial Scholarship

The Margaret T. Kiracofe Scholarship Fund was created to honor Mrs. Kiracofe, an outstanding teacher. The majority of her career was spent in elementary schools. She had the ability to excite and inspire learning by engaging students in creative projects. As someone who worked to put herself through college, Margy’s friends and colleagues felt a scholarship would be the best way to honor her legacy.

Learn More / Apply Portal Elementary Education, All CC HS
Thomas Beyard Charitable Fund Scholarship

The purpose of the THOMAS BEYARD CHARITABLE FUND SCHOLARSHIP is to provide an annual scholarship for a deserving student-athlete in good academic standing who is a full-time student pursuing a degree at Carroll Community College and meets the criteria established for the fund.

Learn More / Apply Portal Carroll Community College, Student-Athlete
 Scholarship Name  Scholarship Description Learn More / Apply  Scholarship Type  Field of Interest

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