Scholarship Opportunities 2017-2018


Please be sure to check with websites for availability and deadlines


Scholarships for CATN Completers

Edward Dexter Scholarship –This scholarship is available to Any CATN Senior who intends to continue with his or her education/training.

Lost in the 50’s Car Club Dennis Smith Memorial Scholarship ApplicationThis award is available to any CATN senior who is a career completer in the Automotive Field and who intends to continue with his or her education/training in the industry.

Mary Nock Scholarship – This scholarship is available to any CATN senior who is currently enrolled in the Academy of Health Program and who intends to continue with his or her education/training.

Matthew McHale Memorial Scholarship– This scholarship is available to CATN Completers in Automotive Technology, Auto Collision Repair, or Diesel Technology.  

Mid-Atlantic Equipment Management Association, Inc. Scholarship –  This scholarship is for a student in the Diesel Power Technology Program.

Vulcan and Wolf Range Rick Galicki Scholarship –This scholarship is available to any CATN senior who is a Culinary or Baking and Pastry Completer and who intends to continue their education in the culinary field.

All scholarship applications are due back to the CATN Counseling Office by April 15.


CATN students with a 3.0 GPA are strongly encouraged to apply for “Scholarship for Scholars”
Deadline: February 

  • Career and Technology Scholarship – CAT Completers only
  • Fairfield Community Foundation Nursing Scholarship 


Maryland Higher Education Commission– State of Maryland Financial Aid


Apply at unless otherwise noted.  *Must file FAFSA first*

  • Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships-CATN Counseling Office has list of senators/delegates
    Deadline: February
  • Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health, Child Welfare,  Juvenile Justice Workforce Tuition Assistance Program- for students enrolling in Human Services degree programs – Deadline: July
  • Physical and Occupational Therapists and Assistants Grant    – tuition reimbursement –
    Deadline: July
  • Career-Based Scholarships: Workforce Shortage Grant-Health Related Careers
    Deadline: June
  • Jack F. Tolbert Memorial Student Grant- to students enrolling in a private career school.
     Applications: through financial aid office of private career school –
    Deadline: on-going
  • Edward T Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program- tuition reimbursement to son or daughter of parent who died or was disabled as a direct result of military service or terrorist attack   **must be entering private career school
    Deadline: July
  • Tuition Waiver for Foster Care Recipients- tuition and fees for students in foster care.
    Applications: financial aid office of institution attending –
    Deadline: March
  • Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship Program- to children of said veterans.
    Deadline: March


Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) Scholarships


Visit and for a full list of grants, awards, and scholarships


Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) Scholarships


Visit . or call 410-455-4170 for financial aid info and complete scholarship listing.  

Automotive Scholarships

Automotive Hall of Fame  under “Education”
Deadline:  June

Car Care Women’s Board Scholarship- 
Deadline: March

Collision Repair Education Foundation Scholarship- under “Students”

Deadline: April

Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium
Deadline: March

Maryland Auto Dealer Association-
Deadline: March

Specialty Equipment Market Association-
Deadline: March

Technology & Maintenance Council Trucking Scholarships-
(WyoTech, Nashville Auto Diesel, University of Northwestern Ohio)
Applications in CATN Counseling Office

TechForce Foundation-        

UTI Foundation

Women’s Industry Network- for women in the auto collision industry 


Construction Trades and Drafting Scholarships

American Welding Society Scholarship Program– Applications:  under “Education”

EarlBeck Gases and Technologies-Applications from Mr. Martin

National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Education Foundation Scholarships;

MikeRoweWORKS Foundation Scholarships- under “About the Foundation”

Miss Utility of Maryland and Washington, D.C. Scholarship– One student from each of the eight regions outlined in the application will receive a $1,008.11 single-year scholarship.  Applicants must be on track to graduate from a Maryland or Washington, D.C. high school in spring 2017, intend to enroll in an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or technical school beginning in fall 2017, and have participated in extracurricular activities. Applicants must submit:  application form; extracurricular activities form; personal essay; one letter of recommendation; and an official high school transcript. For more info, contact Kimberly Francois at or call (410) 581-5928. To learn more about the Miss Utility scholarship program, please visit: 

Nexstar Legacy Foundation Scholarships – 2 yr, 4 yr, technical school or apprenticeship opportunities for the students in construction trades- 

Williamson Free School of Mechanical TradesA tuition scholarship is given to all students enrolled. Information available at or through admissions office at 610-566-1776

Women in ABC Scholarship ApplicationApplications available in the CATN Counseling office. 


Computer Technologies, Graphic Design, Print Technology Scholarships


The Education Foundation-

EDSF Board of Directors Scholarships

Flexographic Technical Association Scholarship  under “Honors and Awards”

Litho Club of Baltimore Scholarship

Penn School of Design/University of Pennsylvania- App and Deadline: contact financial aid office at

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation-Applications: or call Bernie at 800-910-4283
Deadline: March

West Virginia University Institute of Technology: Print and Graphics Foundation
– Application and Deadlines: Contact Technical Printing Department at or 304-442-3013.Deadline: February

Worldstudio AIGA


Cosmetology Scholarships

The Great Scholarship Program-
Deadline: March 31, 2107


Culinary and Baking and Pastry Scholarships

American Culinary Federation Scholarships-including some specific to JWU and CIA
Applications and Deadlines:  under “Education”

The Education

The American Hotel and Lodging Education Foundation

Goya Foods
Deadline: February

 Honorable Order of the Golden Toque Scholarship- for students going to Johnson and Wales
Applications: www.goldentoque;
Deadline: February

International Dairy-Deli Bakery Association- for students who work for an IDDBA-member company
Applications and Deadlines:

James Beard Foundation Scholarships–

Maryland Hospitality Education Foundation Scholarships-
Co-Branded Scholarship, Letitia B Carter Scholarship and Marcia Harris Legacy Fund Scholarship  (under Foundation)

Maryland Tourism Education Foundation Scholarship-

Deadline: March 31, 2018

National Commission for Cooperative Education Scholarship Program– scholarships for students going to Johnson and Wales;

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarship-
Deadline: April

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality Scholarship– S.T.R.E.N.G.T.H scholarships for minority students ; Deadline: February

Research Chefs Foundation
Deadline: January

Women’s Business Alliance Scholarship– (under Support)


Environmental Resource Management Scholarships


CBCF Congressional Black Caucus Foundation- 

Chesapeake Bay Trust Student of the Year-

Federal Water Quality Association Scholarship-

Deadline:  April
Good360 Sustainability Scholarship-

Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen’s Association-
Deadline: April

National Capital Environmental Scholarship Program-
Applications in Counseling Office

National FFA Scholarship Program
Deadline: February

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program Students studying natural resource management at an historic black college
Deadline: January


Healthcare Related Scholarships


American Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents Parley Scholarship-daughter, grand-daughter, etc. of an ex-service woman who is pursuing nursing degree.
: May

American Medical Technologists Scholarships-medical assisting, medical administration, med tech, phlebotomy tech, or lab tech. under “Schools”;
Deadline: April

Kendal Miller Scholarship- students who attend Chesapeake, Old Mill, Glen Burnie Applications at HS Counseling Office
Deadline: May

Louis Stokes Health Scholars Program- 

Nursing Schools Almanac Scholarship– $1,000
Deadline:  June 30, 2017


SkillsUSA/National Technical Honor Society Scholarships


Art Institute

Johnson and Wales National Student Organizations Scholarship
-tuition help for SkillsUSA members

National Technical Honor Society “Jon H Poteat Scholarship”- call Kate Allen at 1-800-801-7090 for personal id # needed to apply.  under “Member Resources”
Deadline: April

Skills USA Scholarship-
Deadline: May

SkillsUSA Champions Scholarships-awarded to National Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medalists as well as state champions


Women and Minority Scholarships


AKA Pearl Elegance Foundation Scholarship (local chapter)- Merit and Financial need scholarships for students in 10th, 11th, and 12th grades.
Deadline:  April 15, 2017

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Chapter Scholarship-
Deadline: April

Alpha Phi Alpha (of Annapolis) Young Men’s Scholarship-
Deadline: March

American Legion Auxiliary Children and Youth Scholarship- female students whose parents are/were military veterans. Applications and Deadline Information:

Anne Arundel Alliance of Black School Educators- Apps: CATN Counseling Office
Deadline: March

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund– Apps: ;
Deadline: Jan

Center for Women in Information Technology Scholar Program (UMBC)
Deadline: January

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Annapolis Alumnae Chapter Outstanding Minority Award
Applications: High School Counseling Office;
Deadline: January 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, North Arundel County Alumnae Chapter Scholarship Award
Deadline: February

Emma Bowen Foundation for Minority Interest in Media-

Esperanza Education Fund-
immigrant students in metro area

Gates Millennium Scholars Program-
Apps: ;
Deadline: January

Guide to Scholarships for New American and Minorities Go to the Reports tab, then Guides for New Americans, then select the Guide to Scholarships for New Americans and Minorities.

Hispanic College Fund Scholarships-

Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Awards– STEM students

Maryland ELL Family Involvement Network Scholarship- for current or former ESOL students.  Applications available in the CATN Counseling Office

National Coalition of 100 Black Women, AA CO-

Scholarships for Latino

Scholarships for Military Children-

Scholarships Trust- for Anne Arundel County Students

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship-
Deadline: March

Towson University Community Enrichment and Enhancement Partnership (CEEP) Award- Deadline: February

United Negro College Fund-

Ushyee STEM Scholarship– Hispanic students

William T. Wallace Lodge Scholarship- Applications in Counseling Office and Naviance.

Deadline:  April 28

Young, Gifted and Black Scholarship

Zonta Club of Annapolis- 
Deadline: April 1,


***Please visit CATN office of School Counseling for more women and minority scholarships


Miscellaneous Scholarships


(Please read each for specific qualifications)

AFCEA-Central MD- various scholarships for STEM students

Air Force Officers’ Spouses’ Club of Washington DC Scholarship- USAF dependents
Deadline: March

American Cancer Society South Atlantic Division “Champion College Scholarship Program”- Scholarships of up to $2500 awarded to childhood cancer survivors living in this region.
Applications: 1-800-227-2345;
Deadline: April

Amy Strong Foundation Marni McNichol Scholarship for students who have had a parent with breast cancer. Application:
Deadline: April

Angie M Houtz Memorial Fund Scholarship– student attending a MD college w/community service
Deadline:  April

Anne Arundel County Council of PTA
Deadline: January

Bradley Bohle Scholarship-For North County students who apply to an ROTC program.
Applications and Deadline: North County High School Counseling Office

Central Scholarship Bureau Grants and Scholarships-many grants, scholarships, and interest free loans available for students in the state of MD with annual family incomes of less than $91,000 per year. ;
: April

Dwight P. Jacobus Scholarship:-to students entering business related fields. Application: under “Awards”
Deadline: March

Elizabeth Ann “Libby” First Memorial Scholarship- high school seniors for their activism and leadership among their peers in the fight against tabacco use.
Deadline: April

Elks National Foundation Scholarships- “Most Valuable Student Scholarships” & Elk “Legacy Awards
Application and Deadline info:

Elks Vocational Scholarship– students attending trade schools Application info from CATN Counseling Office

Education and Training Voucher Program– students in foster care

Engineering Society of Baltimore Education Foundation ScholarshipsMultiple scholarship opportunities to apply for grants and low cost loans. 

Deadline:  May 16, 2017

Harvard University Financial Aid Initiative-full tuition to accepted students with financial need
Application and Deadline Information: 617-495-1581

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers offer a $4,000 Student Scholarship, $1,000 each year for up to four years
Deadline:  April 30, 2017  

John T. McCraw Scholarship– for any legally blind student who resides in Maryland
Deadline: March

Kids Chance of Maryland Scholarship– Financial Assistance for children of workers who have been seriously injured or killed during the course of their employment in Maryland. , click “Download Application”;
Deadline: on-going

Lincoln Technical Institute– Applications and Deadline information: 410-290-7100

MG James Ursano Scholarship Program-dependant children of Active, Retired, and Deceased Soldiers

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Scholarships-
to son or daughter of a Marine, Marine Reservist, or US Navy Corpsman who has served with the US Marines  **active duty, retired or deceased
Applications and Deadline info:

Maryland Community Cancer Scholarship Award- Young adult cancer survivors/patients, or who had a parent with cancer or who died of cancer; several awards including one for nursing and one for MD residents only. Applications:
Deadline: May

Apply at

Deadline:  March 8, 2017, 8 pm Eastern Time

Miss Utility Scholarshipof MD and D.C. One student from each of the eight regions outlined in the application will receive a $1,008.11 single-year scholarship.  Applicants must be on track to graduate from a Maryland or Washington, D.C. high school in spring 2017, intend to enroll in an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or technical school beginning in fall 2017, and have participated in extracurricular activities. Applicants must submit:  application form; extracurricular activities form; personal essay; one letter of recommendation; and an official high school transcript. For more info, contact Kimberly Francois at or call (410) 581-5928. To learn more about the Miss Utility scholarship program, please visit:  

Deadline:  April 21, 2017

NASA Federal Credit Union Mitchell-Beall Scholarship– scholarship to NFCU student account
Deadline:  February

Northrup Grumman Engineering Scholarship-

Pasadena Business Association-  For high school seniors who attend Northeast or Chesapeake High School or live in the NHS/CHS attendance area but are home-schooled or go to a private school.  Application can be accessed on the PBA website or obtained from your home school or CATN counselor. 
Deadline:  March 15, 2017

Sam Walton Community Scholarship- Local Wal-Mart scholarship for associates or their dependents
Applications and Dealines:

Scholarships for Military Children

Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation College Scholarship Award- to students who have lost a parent to breast cancer     **can apply up to the age of 25. Applications and Deadline:

Teachers Association of Anne Arundel County, Foundation For Educational Excellance Scholarship-Applications: CATN Counseling Office
Deadline: April

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship Program-for students w/ MS or a parent w/MS, search “Scholarships”;
Deadline: January

Two Year and Trade School Specific Scholarships-

UAW Region 8 Scholarship-for students who live in this region
Applications: CATN Counseling Office

WEIRD Scholarships-for exceptional athletes, exceptional students and those with proven leadership skills
Deadline: Ongoing

***All Anne Arundel County High School students have an account with the Family Connections Program: “Naviance”. There are a many more scholarships listed on this site. Contact your School Counselor for information on how to access this account.