Scholarships and Opportunties

These Scholarships & Opportunities are available for high school students to apply. Scholarships include monetary assistance of varying amounts for further education (two or four year college/university, technical school, etc.). More information on scholarships is available in Naviance.

Opportunities include apprenticeships/internships/employment in a variety of fields. Please read each description carefully, as many have specific qualifications a student must meet in order to apply. Also, please note that each scholarship/opportunity has its own application deadline. Contact information for each scholarship/opportunity is included.

The Career & Counseling Center is staffed by parent volunteers ready and able to assist students during 4th period every day.

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Opportunities (5/22/17)

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 1:22pm

Free program with information on and tips for applying to college, scholarships, etc. Volunteers needed for Columbia's 50th Birthday Celebration.
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STAR Scholarship

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 11:55am

This competitive scholarship program is open to all African American (black American of African descent) and 9th, 10th and 11th graders. Application deadline: April 26, 2017.
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Youth Police Academy

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 1:47pm

Application deadline: April 28, 2017.
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Scholarships & Opportunities (3/3/17)

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 12:10pm

Application deadlines in April and May 2017.
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Community Foundation Scholarship

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 10:23am

Deadline to apply is March 6, 2017.
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Guaranteed Access (GA) Grant

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 7:46am

Any student wishing to be considered for the Guaranteed Access (GA) Grant must submit their required verification documents no later than March 1, 2017 to the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC).
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Scholarships (2/10/17)

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 10:59am

Application deadlines in May & June.