Hello FLOC Families!
We hope you’re all staying warm in this chilly winter weather! Here is a FLOC roundup of scholarships for high school students to check out!
- The Washington Regional Transplant Community Legacy of Life Scholarship awards a high school senior up to $5,000 to use for their college or post-secondary education. Applicants must submit a persuasive essay or video that motivates an audience to become an organ, eye, or tissue donor. The application deadline is March 31st, 2019. Click here for more information.
- The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship awards up to $20,000 to immigrant high school students, regardless of citizenship or immigration status, in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia. Applicants must have been born outside of the United States, be a graduating senior at a D.C, Maryland, or Virginia high school, and must enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university. The application deadline is April 1st, 2019. Click here for more information.
- The Department of Labor Chapter of Blacks in Government awards college and post-secondary education scholarship money to high school students in the District of Columbia. Applicants must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA and have applied for admission at an accredited institution of higher learning. Applicants must also submit a recommendation letter and the complete a 350 – 500-word essay on one of three topics. The application deadline is March 15th, 2019. Click Here for more information.
To learn more about how to help pay for college and about the college application process, be sure to attend FLOC’s annual College Night event on Friday, March 1st, 2019. The event is open to all FLOC families and students. College Night will feature panel discussions with college admissions counselors, current college students, parents of college freshmen, as well as scholarship representatives. Check out the flyer below and click here to register!