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
Walter J. & Anna E. Hackett, Sr. PRIMARY SCHOOL Memorial Scholarship

The purpose of Walter J. & Anna E. Hackett, Sr. Memorial Scholarship is to provide scholarships for students demonstrating a need for financial assistance who wish to attend St. John School in Westminster, Maryland. Contact St. John Catholic School for more information.

Learn More / Apply Other St. John School, Roman Catholic Community
Westminster Pride Scholarship

The Westminster Pride Scholarship aims to provide some assistance to students of the LGBTQ+ community and student allies in furthering their education beyond high school.

Learn More / Apply Other LGBTQ, All Carroll County HS
Wesley Martin Manchester Valley Lacrosse Memorial Scholarship

The Purpose of the Wesley John Arbaugh Martin Lacrosse Memorial Scholarship is to honor Wes’ passion for lacrosse with assistance of college cost to a deserving senior. The Scholarship will be given to a graduating Manchester Valley High School (MVHS) student who has played lacrosse for at least two years at MVHS.

Learn More / Apply Portal Lacrosse, Manchester Valley HS
WHS Class of 1930/ E. Rita Kolb Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1981 by the Westminster High School Class of 1930 to provide scholarships for graduating seniors of the Carroll County Career & Technology Center in the Nursing program. It is open to ALL students in the Nursing program.

Learn More / Apply Portal Nursing, Carroll County Career & Technology Center, CCC&TC
WHS Marching Band Scholarship

The Westminster High School Marching Band Scholarship was established in May 2007 by Lynn A. and Paul M. Campbell as an incentive to students of Westminster High School to join and remain in the Marching Band, and to encourage and reward academic excellence. The Scholarship will provide one or two scholarships each year to graduating seniors at Westminster High School.

Learn More / Apply Portal Westminster HS, Marching Band, Performing Arts, Music
WHS Student Senate James Barnes Memorial Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the WHS Student Senate James Barnes Memorial Scholarship is to provide a yearly scholarship(s) for a college- bound WHS senior(s) who will attend an accredited college or university. Applicants must demonstrate community involvement through volunteer work in a club, religious, and/or civic organization. School involvement would be demonstrated through work in school-sanctioned clubs, sport teams, or other recognized school extra-curricular activities. Leadership must be demonstrated by holding a position of authority within the school and/or community. (i.e., Student Senate, school-sanctioned club or community/civic organization, etc.) Although academics are an important component of this scholarship, the primary emphasis for recipient determination deals with how active a student’s participation is in his or her school and community.

Learn More / Apply Portal Westminster HS, Leadership, Volunteer
William Granville "Mike" Eaton Memorial Scholarship

The purpose of The William Granville “Mike” Eaton Memorial Scholarship is to honor the memory of William Granville “Mike” Eaton, English teacher at Westminster High School from 1935 to 1971, with a student scholarship and through recognition of outstanding teachers for a graduating senior of Westminster HS.

Learn More / Apply Portal Westminster HS
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