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Helping community college students complete their education

Community College Scholarship

We are proud to help students complete their community college degree with our Community College Scholarship.

Scholarship amount

A one-time $3,000 scholarship will be presented to seven students.*

Scholarship purpose

The scholarship money can be used towards tuition to continue attending a community college during the following academic school year.


  • Applicants must be a full-time student attending an eligible community college and returning to the same school for the following academic school year*
  • Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA


Applications can be submitted between February 1, 2024 and March 29, 2024. Winners will be are announced by June 15, 2024 and the scholarship money will be paid directly to the school the student will attend in the fall.

The 2024 application period is closed. The 2024 scholarship and professional development award winners have been announced.

* A scholarship will be awarded to one full-time community college student returning for the 2024-2025 academic year at each of the following community colleges: College of Southern Maryland, Frederick Community College, Howard Community College, Montgomery College or Prince George’s Community College. In addition, one scholarship will be awarded to a full-time community college student returning for the 2024-2025 academic year at a community college located in the Eastern Shore region and one located in the Western Maryland region. Applicants are only eligible to apply for one scholarship per year from the Support Education Foundation. Educational Systems FCU employees, volunteers and their family members are not eligible to apply.