Scholarships from outside the school are available from many sources. There is
some effort involved in securing outside funds. The key is to apply early. Private
scholarships may be based on various selection criteria: academic achievement, religious
affiliation, ethnicity, memberships, civic activities, hobbies, or special talents.
Start your scholarship search by contacting your employee benefits office, your
parent(s), employer(s), church, civic groups or any other organization you think
may have some scholarship opportunities. The Internet is a great resource for scholarship
information, and here are some helpful sites to begin your research.
Two general scholarship sites:
In addition, the following organizations provide
information on scholarships:
Other Financial Resources
The Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area and The
Economic Club of Washington offer two $5,000 scholarships to Washington DC area
students who will enroll in the fall in a business or economics graduate program
at a Consortium institution. For complete details, contact the
Consortium of Universities
of the Washington Metropolitan Area.
Your Maryland State Senator and up to three Maryland State Delegates in your
district may award scholarships for as much as $2,000 per year. Applicants must
show financial need and must be residents of Maryland. Each senator and delegate
establishes the final criteria to select recipients. State Scholarship
Administration can provide a list of all state legislators.