Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Ivy Foundation Scholarship Opportunity

The Ivy Foundation
The Ivy Foundation ("Foundation"), a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 1986 by the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Xi Zeta Omega Chapter. The purpose of The Ivy Foundation is to provide opportunities for young people to achieve healthy and productive outcomes; support academic achievement and higher education; promote community economic development; and encourage volunteerism through community service. As such, the members of The Ivy Foundation are pleased to invite high school seniors matriculating in the District of Columbia public and charter school systems to apply for one or more of the Foundation's annual scholarships.
Each year, The Ivy Foundation provides thousands of dollars in scholarships to help make the academic dreams of students from the District of Columbia a reality. In the Spring of 2016, The Ivy Foundation seeks to award four scholarships (in the amount of at least $2,500.00 each) to four, deserving students. The scholarships will be awarded in the Fall of 2016 and must be used for academic expenses, including tuition, books, and course-related fees at an accredited, four-year college or university in the 2016-2017 academic year.
Materials may be downloaded at Once on the website, click the link for scholarships to download the application. Electronic submission of application materials is strongly encouraged. Completed scholarship applications with the required supporting documents should be submitted to the email or post office address provided on the application. The completed application, including all supporting documents, must be postmarked or electronically submitted by Sunday, April 17, 2016. Please direct any questions to our Scholarship Committee Chairman, at

2016 Federal Communications Bar Association ScholarshipThis year the Foundation's goal is to award scholarships in amounts that typically range from $5,000 to $28,000, payable over four years. The scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who demonstrate their potential to succeed in college and make positive contributions to their communities. A preference will be given to students with experience or interest in pursuing studies or a career in the communications sector, such as engineering, computer science, information technology, journalism, media, telecommunications or law. Scholarships will be awarded based on this online application as well as a personal interview with members of the FCBA Foundation. All online applications and interviews will be evaluated using the following criteria: academic achievement and honors, communication and personal presentation skills, financial need, motivation, attendance record, service to school, service to community, interest in engineering, computer science, information technology, journalism, media, telecommunications or law. Applicants must complete this application in full. If an applicant does not have certain information specified, that applicant should so note, and provide a brief explanation.Click Here for more information

The Blades of Green Scholarship Fund

Blades of Green was founded in 1989 just outside of Annapolis, Maryland. They have always placed an emphasis on organic-based and bay-friendly lawn care techniques and products. As Maryland locals, the protection of the environment and our water sources is near and dear to Blades of Green. Advancements in environmental engineering, plant sciences, environmental sciences, green technology, and related fields starts with a focus on environmental education.
Blades of Green has created a merit-based scholarship fund for individuals seeking undergraduate or graduate level education in environmental studies or related fields. Mark and Brad Leahy have created a $1,000 scholarship for the 2016 academic year. The scholarship will be awarded based on academic excellence, pursuit of further study in environmental education at an accredited college or university, and passion for further study.
The scholarship will last for the duration of one year and be paid directly to the winning candidate to use towards tuition and board during the fall semester.
2016 Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
Students will receive full tuition and stipends for up to 10 semesters to cover on-campus room and board and books. Students must meet the required academic standards each semester to renew the funds each year. Graduating high school seniors can apply for the scholarship by going to the Tom Joyner Foundation website at to complete the application.

The Lamond-Riggs Citizens Association, Inc
The Lamond-Riggs Citizens Association, Inc. (LRCA) is pleased to announce that the scholarship application process is open for eligible graduating high school seniors who live in the Lamond-Riggs neighborhood. LRCA is requesting your assistance in informing all graduating seniors that this scholarship opportunity is available and that any student who is interested should go the Web site for instructions and the application package.
LRCA works to further the general welfare of residents who reside within its boundaries. The objective of these scholarships is to provide post-secondary support to graduating high school seniors who have excelled academically and have contributed their talents to the improvement of the community. The program recognizes the achievements of students living in the community and the impact that financial assistance can have on higher education study and completion. LRCA will award at least three (3) Academic Excellence Scholarships to eligible high school graduating seniors residing within the LRCA boundaries, who will attend an accredited college or university. Scholarship awards will range from $500 to $1000.
We look forward to receiving applications from eligible students. The deadline for application submission is March 22, 2016.
For additional information, please contact Ms. Barbara J. Carter on (202) 635-7177 or

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