THE 2023 SCHOLARSHIP YEAR HAS ENDED!!

Please come back next year.

If this is your first time here please read the following messageTo receive consideration for the 2023 Scholarship Awards, applicants must submit their "Student Profile" by June 10, 2023, and (not mandatory) either you and/or your parent(s) are a member of the Hillcrest-Marlow Heights Civic Association. The 33rd annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony will be held on June 22, 2023, at 7 pm.


 

The ChapterNet Student Dashboard is your "one-stop-shop" for everything related to applying for scholarship opportunities. Log in and create or update your profile, and you'll be able to apply for the scholarships you're eligible for with just a few clicks, including opportunities from Scholarship America's partners across the nation.

 

What's more, logging into the Student Dashboard will also give you access to volunteer and internship opportunities, important news about college life, and exclusive resources to help you manage your money, succeed in college, and take advantage of everything Dollars for Scholars® has to offer.

 

If you're a parent, this is a great resource, too; if you're here to enter financial or other information for scholarships, you've come to the right place! 

 

FAFSA - We encourage students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. (FAFSA) is the first step in the financial aid process. You use the FAFSA to apply for federal student aid, such as grants, loans, and work-study. In addition, most states and colleges use information from the FAFSA to award non-federal aid.  Contact your high school guidance office or college financial aid office for additional information.  You may also get information at http://fafsa.ed.gov/

 
Please focus on the following requirements:
  1. Students must complete a "Student Profile".  You can begin the Student profile by clicking the "Click to Login Button" below
  2. Students must live in one of these areas: Temple Hills, Oxon Hill, Suitland, or Fort Washington, MD.
  3. Recommended, but not mandatory, parents or students are a member of the Hillcrest-Marlow Heights Civic Association and current in their dues.  The Membership Civic Year began in September and ends in June.  Please contact hmhca.ds@gmail.com for information on membership requirements or click here.  There is a menu pick for this item in the Student Profile.
  4. Students must be accepted into an undergraduate or vocational program (the system will not move you forward to be eligible for an award if you have only "Applied" to a school.  There is a menu pick for this item in the Student Profile.
  5. Students must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  6. Students must upload a school transcript and provide at least one reference contact.
  7. Students are to provide information on Community Service with the Hillcrest-Marlow Heights Civic Association or other Community Service, or intent to perform Community Service.  Students to complete this item in Student Profile or system will not move forward to be eligible for an award.
  8. When you complete/update your profile, you may match it to other scholarships.  Please apply for the other scholarships if you "match" these scholarships.
  9. If you have questions, please use the "Support" tab on the ChapterNet site which will allow you to send your questions to the ChapterNet help desk.  You may also send an email to hmhca.ds@gmail.com
 
Volunteers - Volunteer service with HMHCA Dollars for Scholars® is considered during the scholarship selection process.  Students may also earn community service hours to satisfy high school graduation requirements.
 

 

Other Scholarships - Information about other non-federal assistance may be available from foundations, religious organizations, community organizations, and civic groups, as well as organizations related to your fields of interest, such as the American Medical Association or American Bar Association. Check with your state senator, state delegates, county council member, and other local elected officials to see if they award scholarships.

 

 

SENATORIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE

 
You MUST visit the MARYLAND LEGISLATORS Web page to locate your State Senator or Delegate.

The General Assembly is Maryland's legislative body and directly represents the electorate. The state has 47 districts represented by 47 Senators and 141 Delegates.

To find your State Senator and Delegates:

  1. Use this website address http://www.mgaleg.maryland.gov/ This is the Maryland General Assembly Web Page.
  2. Look across the tabs at the top of the page for "Legislators". Click on the Legislators tab. This page will list all of the Senators and Delegates in the State of Maryland.
  3. At the top of the Legislators page (to the right side) look for "Who represents me?"
  4. Click on "Who represents me?" and insert your address. Your elected officials: US Senators, House of Representative members, State senators, and Delegates will appear.
  5. Click on the "View by District or County " link above the Senate and House listings to sort the State Senators and Delegates by Districts.
  6. To obtain your Senator's and Delegate's addresses, click on their name in the Legislator List.
  7. Use the address and phone information to contact your Senator and Delegates about how to apply for their Scholarship Program. They will be glad to hear from you.
  8. After obtaining scholarship application materials from your State elected officials, make sure you pay attention to the due date for submission of the application. Complete the application and provide all requested information. Remember you are competing with other students for a limited amount of scholarship funds. Submit a good application package to your elected official.
  9. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. The FAFSA is required to get a scholarship from a Maryland elected official.