Scholarship applications for 2020 are open through April 6 unless otherwise noted.
4-H Dairy Scholarship Fund
Established to support post-secondary scholarships to participants in Washington County 4-H Dairy programs.
4-H Livestock Scholarship Fund
Established to support post-secondary scholarships to participants in Washington County 4-H Livestock and Market Steer programs.
Nick Adenhart Memorial Scholarship Presented by Carpet Gallery
This scholarship will go to a deserving student athlete playing baseball at a Washington County High School.
Mitchell Akers Leopard Spirit Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created to memorialize Mitchell’s irrepressible spirit and his zest for life, each year an award goes to a qualifying graduate of Smithsburg High School.
The Phyllis Baker Fine Arts Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund provides scholarships to deserving students graduating from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts who plan to further their education in art, painting or drawing.
Mildred R. Beckley South Hagerstown High School Educational Fund
An endowed field of interest fund in honor of Mildred R. Beckley established to provide financial support for current initiatives at South Hagerstown High School in the areas of student scholarships and educational programming.
BHS Class of 1970/Robert Lilga Scholarship Fund
Established by the Boonsboro High School Class of 1970 Reunion Committee to provide educational scholarships for Boonsboro High School graduates.
Boonsboro Athletic Boosters Scholarship Fund
This fund provides scholarships to deserving student athletes at Boonsboro High School.
Monica L. Bowers Memorial Fund
Family and friends of Monica Bowers established this fund to provide financial support to students graduating from Clear Spring High School, preference may be given to students planning a career in social work or education.
Thomas J. Bowers Aviation Scholarship Fund
A scholarship fund created in honor of Thomas Bowers to provide scholarships to deserving Washington County students who are active members of the Civil Air Patrol and express a desire to pursue a degree in an aviation related field.
Frank M. and Ruth N. Carpenter Family Scholarship Fund
Created by the Carpenter family to provide scholarships for deserving students graduating from Clear Spring High School who plan to study business, engineering or hard sciences, with preference given to students who are dependents of veterans of the US Armed Services. The recipient of this award is selected by the CSHS Awards Committee.
Clear Spring High School History Club Scholarship
Clear Spring High School’s Jonathan Nesbitt History Club presents a scholarship to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a post-secondary degree, with first preference given to a student majoring in education. The recipient of this award is selected by the CSHS Awards Committee.
Clear Spring High School Scholarship Fund
This fund provides scholarships to deserving students from Clear Spring High School. The recipient of this award is selected by the CSHS Awards Committee.
Brendon Colliflower Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Brendon, this scholarship fund provides financial support to a graduating student athlete at Williamsport High School.
Melissa Collins Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created by the Forrest family to memorialize Melissa, this scholarship recognizes a student graduating from North Hagerstown High School that participated in music or drama programs offered at the school.
Christine Corbett Clear Spring High School Art Scholarship Fund
This scholarship awards students at Clear Spring High School who participated in art activities. The recipient of this award is selected by the CSHS Awards Committee.
Jim Deaner Scholarship Fund for Boys & Girls Club
Created to honor the retirement of Boys & Girls Club of Washington County long-time Director Jim Deaner, this scholarship will reward an active member or volunteers at any one of the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County sites. Preference will be given to the applicant with the strongest academic record.
Peggy Donegan Scholarship Fund
Mrs. Donegan’s estate created this scholarship to benefit students at St. Maria Goretti.
Bill Dorsey Scholarship Fund for the Barbara Ingram School
Established in honor of 2008 PCA winner, Reverend Janice Dorsey, and named for her late husband, Bill, this fund supports scholarships for students at BISFA. The scholarship is designed for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors at BISFA to offset the cost of materials, supplies and other elements directly related to their arts discipline. Applications are available in the fall.
Christine Ecker Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Christine to support scholarships for cheerleaders at her alma mater, North Hagerstown High School.
Joseph M. Ellis Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Joseph, this scholarship fund provides financial support to graduates of Boonsboro High School who demonstrate exemplary community service and can articulate how this service impacted their lives.
Adna B. Fulton Family Scholarship Fund
Established by Mr. Fulton to provide scholarships to Washington County students pursuing a post-secondary education, with preference given to employees of AC&T and their children.
Jon Christopher Gauss, Jr. Auto Mechanics Scholarship
Jon’s parents established this scholarship in his memory to award a student pursuing auto mechanics in a post-secondary education, with preference given to a student planning to attend James Rumsey Technical Institute.
Jon Christopher Gauss, Jr. Wrestling Scholarship
This scholarship awards a member of a high school wrestling team pursuing a post-secondary education at an accredited trade school, college or university.
Michaela Jean Grove Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Michaela, this scholarship provides educational support to graduating seniors at Boonsboro High School.
Hagerstown Community College Waltersdorf-Henson Endowment Fund
A fund of the Waltersdorf-Henson Endowment Challenge for HCC’s unrestricted scholarships and a Teaching and Learning Excellence Fund.
Wyatt Haggerty Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Wyatt, this scholarship will award an engineering student at Frostburg State University enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering Collaborative Program.
Charas Heurich Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created in memory of Charas to support deserving students at Smithsburg High School pursuing further education at a college, university, art, music, photography or other special-focused institution. This fund also received support from gifts in memory of Charas’ grandmother, Dolores Weibel, and father, Christian Heurich, III.
Hood College Waltersdorf-Henson Scholarship Endowment Fund
A fund of the Waltersdorf-Henson Endowment Challenge for scholarships to benefit qualified students who attend Hood College from the Community Foundation’s service area, with an emphasis on Washington County.
Quinn Alec Hoover Legacy Scholarship Fund
In honor of the legacy of Quinn Hoover, whose short life touched so many, this fund provides the following four yearly scholarships to graduating seniors:
- one at Washington County Technical High School
- two at Clear Spring High School
- an active registered member of Mason Dixon, BSA
Hub City Raven’s Roost #124 Inc. “4th and 29″ Scholarship Fund
Named for a legendary Baltimore Ravens miracle play, this scholarship recognizes one student’s effort in any arena (personal, academic, music, sports, art, etc.) that has led to a brighter future.
John & Tillie Kendle Scholarship
In memory of John & Tillie, this appointed scholarship will go to a graduate of Williamsport High School who played a sport in high school, plans to attend a 4-year institution and continue their athletic career in college.
Helen and Gene Kline Scholarship Fund
An endowed scholarship fund created by the Kline’s to benefit students enrolled at HCC, majoring in education or engineering.
Sherrill Koontz Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Washington County teacher and activist, Sherry Koontz, to provide scholarships to young women graduating from South Hagerstown High School.
LeVan Healthcare Career Scholarship Fund
Created to award a Boonsboro High School student who plans to pursue a degree in a health-related field of study.
Dee Dee Lobley Memorial Fund
This scholarship will be awarded to two recipients, one graduating senior from North Hagerstown High School and one graduating senior from St. Maria Goretti. Recipients must be planning to pursue an education in the medical field for nursing, x-ray technology, pharmacy, etc.
Valentina Macarisin Memorial Scholarship
Created by Mary and Sarah Miller in memory of Valentina, this scholarship will benefit students graduating from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts studying visual arts with a talent for photography or vocal music.
Craig M. MacLean/HGI Scholarship Fund
Horizon Goodwill Industries established this scholarship in honor of long-time Executive Director Craig MacLean to provide financial support to employees of Goodwill pursuing a college degree.
Magnolia Foundation Waltersdorf-Henson Scholarship Fund
A fund of the Waltersdorf-Henson Endowment Challenge for the benefit of USMH to administer and provide scholarships for qualified students, with preference given to Washington County residents. Scholarship sub-funds include: 1) City of Hagerstown Scholarship 2) Board of County Commissioners Scholarship 3) Citi Scholarship 4) STEM Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics Scholarship 5) The Florence H. Graff Scholarship Award.
William “Bill” Maletzky Scholarship Fund
An endowed scholarship created by Mr. Maletzky and supported by gifts from his friends and family to fund scholarships for eligible graduating seniors at South Hagerstown High School.
Lawrence and Genevieve Martin Scholarship Fund
This scholarship honors Larry and Geney by assisting a young man or woman graduating from a Washington County, MD, public high school who plans to pursue a career in the building industry.
Barry W. McAllister Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created in memory of Barry W. McAllister to celebrate his lifelong love of farming and agriculture, this scholarship is available to participants in Washington County 4-H programs. Please see your 4-H advisor for more information.
Mercersburg Academy Waltersdorf-Henson Endowment Fund
A fund of the Waltersdorf-Henson Endowment Challenge established to provide need-based financial aid to students at Mercersburg Academy who reside in the Foundation’s service area. This fund includes scholarships named for Paul C. Mellott, Sr. and Amy L. and Robert M. Kerstein.
Meritus Healthcare Foundation Scholarship Fund
This fund provides scholarships to deserving students from any Washington County public or private high school accepted into a designated health care program.
Dr. Elizabeth Molina Morgan 2010 National Superintendent of the Year Scholarship Fund
A scholarship fund created in honor of Dr. Elizabeth Molina Morgan, former Superintendent of Washington County Public Schools, for her 2010 distinction of the National Superintendent of the Year. This yearly scholarship awards a female graduate of WCPS who demonstrates high academic promise and a financial need.
Miss Washington County/Miss Western Maryland Pageant Fund
This scholarship supports educational scholarships for pageant participants.
Ryan Myers Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created in memory of Ryan to support scholarships for graduating seniors from public, private or accredited home school programs in Washington County. Students must demonstrate a strong Christian character.
Officer Christopher Nicholson Memorial Scholarship Fund
In memory of Local Law Enforcement Officer Christopher Nicholson who lost his life in the line of duty, this yearly scholarship awards a student at both Williamsport and Smithsburg High Schools planning a career in law enforcement.
North Hagerstown High School Alumni Scholarship Fund
This fund will provide scholarships to deserving students from North Hagerstown High School.
North Hagerstown High School Class of 67 Scholarship Fund
Created by the Class of 1967 to provide scholarships to deserving students from North Hagerstown High School.
Wesley Dylan Oakes Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created in memory of Wesley, this scholarship will award a graduating senior from Williamsport High School involved in humanitarian work inside and outside of school who plans to pursue a career in one of the following areas or a related discipline: landscape architecture, forestry, wildlife management or behavioral health.
NEW! Patterson Graff Educational Fund
This scholarship fund will support females in furthering their education, in any field, to reach their educational goals.
Walter W. Peterman Clear Spring High School Scholarship Fund The Clear Spring High School Alumni Association established this fund to recognize and provide scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing a post-secondary education. Two awards are made each year to students who demonstrate outstanding leadership skills as well as excellence in science and in music. The recipient of this award is selected by the CSHS Awards Committee.
Dan Pheil Scholarship Fund
Created in honor of Dan Pheil, this scholarship awards a deserving graduating high school senior residing in Washington County who plans to major in business.
Evelyn Manning Potter and Vivian Grove Strunk Scholarship Fund
Created by the International Association for Administrative Professionals to provide financial support to qualifying students pursuing a career in the administrative professional arena.
Evan Price Music Scholarship
To honor the legacy of music educator Evan Price, this scholarship makes awards to deserving orchestra students from Smithsburg High School.
Remsberg-Trout Scholarship Fund
One scholarship will support a graduating senior at Williamsport High School pursuing a post-secondary degree in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). A second scholarship will support a graduating senior from any Washington County public high school who also plans a career in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). All applicants must belong to the National Honor Society.
Karen C. and A. Wells Ridenour Nursing Scholarship Fund
This scholarship supports a Washington County resident of any age, race or gender that’s accepted to an accredited four-year nursing program with the intention of completing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Jack Roberts Scholarship Fund
Dedicated to the memory of Jack, a kind, considerate young man who was a loyal friend, family member, teammate and Eagle Scout with a genuine curiosity and passion for learning, this scholarship will go to a graduating senior at Smithsburg High School that participated in cross country, indoor track and/or outdoor track.
Odell Rosen Scholarship
This scholarship will go to a qualifying student at Hancock High School.
Rotary Club of Hagerstown Sunrise Foundation Scholarship Fund
The Sunrise Rotary Club of Hagerstown created this fund to benefit a Washington County student demonstrating a strong commitment to community service, leadership and extracurricular activities with plans to pursue a post-secondary education.
Saint James School Waltersdorf-Henson Scholarship Endowment Fund
A restricted fund of the Waltersdorf-Henson Endowment Challenge to support scholarships for students of Saint James School from the Community Foundation’s service area, with an emphasis on Washington County. The James and Joan Snyder Family Endowment is a sub-fund.
St. Maria Goretti Waltersdorf-Henson Scholarship Endowment Fund
A restricted fund of the Waltersdorf-Henson Endowment Challenge for scholarship support to students at St. Maria Goretti High School from the Community Foundation’s service area, with an emphasis on Washington County.
Mildred A Schmid 4-H Scholarship Fund
Created by the Mildred A. Schmid 4-H Scholarship Trust to provide scholarships to deserving students from the Washington County area who plan to pursue a post-secondary education, with preference given to graduating high school seniors involved with Washington County 4-H dog programs.
Dwight Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund
In memory of longtime coach and friend of Warrior athletics, Dwight Scott, this scholarship benefits graduating senior athletes at Boonsboro High School.
Dick Sheridan Basketball Scholarship Fund
This scholarship awards a student graduating from Broadfording Christian Academy, pursuing a post-secondary education at an accredited institution. Applicants must demonstrate hard work and dedication on the basketball court, in the classroom and in their Christian faith. “All heart, all hustle, all the time.”
George A. Sites Clear Spring High School Scholarship Fund
Named after the very first principal at the school, the Clear Spring High School Alumni Association established this fund to recognize and provide scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing a post-secondary education. Recipients will demonstrate outstanding leadership and academic standing. The recipient of this award is selected by the CSHS Awards Committee.
Chris W. Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship fund honors Chris’s dedication to Learning Support Students by providing financial assistance to a graduating senior from a Learning Support Program of WCPS planning to pursue a post-secondary education.
Nora & Theodore Snyder History Award Scholarship Fund
This Clear Spring High School scholarship will reward deserving students who participated in history classes and activities. The recipient of this award is selected by the CSHS Awards Committee.
South County Scholarship
This scholarship awards deserving students graduating from Boonsboro High School.
Ralph “Coach” Stottlemyer, Sr. Scholarship Fund
Created in honor of 2002 People’s Choice Award winner, Ralph Stottlemyer, Jr. to make scholarship awards in memory of his father, Ralph Stottlemyer, Sr.
Von Alt Youth Leadership Scholarship Fund
In memory of Robert J. Von Alt Jr. and William J. Von Alt, two scholarships will go to deserving youth members of the Mason-Dixon Council, BSA for leadership training.
Washington County Bar Association Fund
This field of interest fund, currently operating as a scholarship, will make two annual awards to qualifying high school, home school, parochial school, college or technical school students that plan to pursue or are pursuing a legal or paralegal certificate or degree. Applicants must demonstrate a high level of academic success and a commitment to community service. Graduate students may apply.
Washington County Promise Endowment Fund
An endowed fund where the income and earnings will provide scholarship dollars to cover all tuition and fees for two years based on HCC’s tuition rates.
Washington County Promise Scholarship Fund
The Washington County Promise Scholarship Fund will function as a checking account for purposes of the Promise Scholarship Program.
Washington Goes Purple Scholarship
This scholarship will go to 10 Washington County Public High School seniors. One scholarship will also be awarded to a non-traditional student, but does not have to be a graduating high school senior.
Robert J. Wells Memorial Scholarship
Created to memorialize Rob, this appointed scholarship goes to a senior wrestler at North Hagerstown High School who excels in academics and leadership and has left a lasting impression on the wrestling program at the school.
Craig Bryan Wibberley Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created to honor USS Cole Seaman Apprentice Craig Bryan Wibberley, this appointed scholarship goes to students at Washington County Technical High School pursuing a computer-related field of study in college.
Women’s Club Foundation Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to nontraditional women of Washington County who are overcoming a life challenge and choose to pursue career or post-secondary education.
Michael S. and Marlene B. Young Scholars Fund
Mike and Marlene Young established this scholarship fund to provide financial assistance to honor roll graduates of Smithsburg High School who pursue a course of study in business, music or education.
Karim Thomas Ziyad Memorial Engineering Scholarship Fund
This scholarship benefits a deserving student from Washington County or the surrounding area that plans to pursue a career in engineering, with a preference given to the field of mechanical engineering.