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Top Scholarships in the US Mid-Atlantic Region

Top Scholarships in the Mid-Atlantic

College Scholarships for Students Looking to Attend Schools in the Mid-Atlantic

The Mid Atlantic is home to world-famous cities and natural wonders that include coastlines, beaches and mountains. It also has many exceptional colleges and universities. If you’re considering colleges in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, or West Virginia, check out this list of great scholarships. You might find an opportunity that will put you on a superhighway toward your goals!

Academic Merit Scholarships (Saint Lawrence University, Canton, NY)

Five different renewable full-ride scholarships. (Multiple awards)

Description: For the top applicants based on academic excellence, character, and leadership.

Deadline: Applicants are all automatically considered for these scholarships.

For more information about these scholarships, as well as information about specialty scholarships to Saint Lawrence University,  click here.

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Alan and Jane Handler Endowed Scholarship (the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY)

Awards full tuition, fees, room and board, books, $5,000 in enrichment funding, mentoring, personal expenses, and transportation to one percent of each incoming class. (Multiple awards)

Description: For students who demonstrate academic excellence, high financial need, potential to be future leaders, and demonstrated mastery of complex challenges.

Deadline: All first-year applicants are automatically considered, and nominations from high school and independent counselors, teachers, and community-based organization officials are open in early September and close mid-October.

For more information about this scholarship, click here.

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Mid Atlantic Scholarship

Awards $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000

Description: For qualified students who are pursuing a degree in Construction Management or a Related-Degree Program.

Deadline: While not announced yet for 2021, this scholarship is typically available annually.  Please check back for updates.

For more information about that scholarship click here.

The Cuniffe Presidential Scholarship (Fordham University, New York, NY)

Awards full tuition, room & board and fees all four years on top of a maximum of $20K to use for academic enrichment experiences.

Description: Fordham applicants with outstanding academic Freshman applicants who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance, leadership and community service.

Deadline: Freshman applicants with outstanding academic performance and are all automatically considered for this scholarship.

For more information about that scholarship, as well as other Fordham opportunities click here.

The Frederick Douglas Scholarship (American University, Washington, D.C.)

Awards full tuition, room and board and fees.

Description: For historically underrepresented minority students and students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Preference will be given to first-generation student leaders. Minimum GPA 3.8.

Deadline: Priority December 15, 2020, and the final deadline is January 15, 2021.

For more information or to apply for that scholarship click here.

The Jefferson Scholarship (University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA)

Awards full tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board, personal expenses, and includes an enrichment program. (Multiple Awards)

Description: For high achieving students who are nominated by eligible schools.

Deadline: Priority December 15, 2020, and the final deadline is January 15, 2021.

For more information or to apply for that scholarship click here.

The Johnson Scholarship (Washington and Lee University, Lexington VA)

Awards tuition, room and board, and funding up to $7,000 to support summer experiences  (Multiple Awards)

Description: For 10% of each year’s incoming class. Selections are based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, and potential to contribute to the intellectual and civic life on campus and of the world.

Deadline: December 1st

For more information or to apply for that scholarship click here.

The Nordenberg Scholars Program (University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.)

Awards full tuition for eight terms which may include one international experience as well as assistance with securing internship positions throughout their time at Pitt. (Up to 5 awards.)

Description: For outstanding students who are Pennsylvania residents and U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Deadline: December 1st.

For more information and to apply for that scholarship click here.

The Macauley Honors College (New York, NY)

Awards Full tuition for four years.

Description: For high achieving, highly motivated students with leadership potential.

Deadline: Varies.

For more information or to apply for that scholarship click here.

The Mid Atlantic Security Traders Association Scholarship

Awards $5,000

Description: For high school seniors who have participated in the Stock Market Game, or undergraduates who are currently sophomore or junior business majors with a concentration in finance or economics and who are enrolled at a four-year state-sponsored or private college or university.

Deadline: June 15th

For more information or to apply for that scholarship click here.

Multiple Scholarships (Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY)

Awards vary from several thousand dollars to full tuition and additional funding (Multiple, renewable awards)

Description: Syracuse University offers a vast array of scholarships for various majors and students with various goals.

Deadline: Varies

For more information about these scholarships click here.

Richmond Scholars Program (University of Richmond, Richmond, VA)

Awards full tuition, room and board, priority course registration, guaranteed on-campus housing, eligibility for a $3,000 grant for a student-selected academic activity, mentorship, tickets to selected cultural events, and other benefits. (25 awards)

Description/Deadline: Applicants who apply for admission by December 1st are automatically considered.

For more information about that scholarship click here.

Stamps Scholarship (College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA)

Awards full tuition, fees, and room and board annually (full scholarship for in-state and partial for out-of-state). Additionally, $5,000 to support independent projects is provided.


Description/Deadline: Freshman applicants are all automatically considered for this scholarship.

For more information about that scholarship click here.

Stamps Scholarship (Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA.)

Awards full tuition, $6K in enrichment funds (to be used for study abroad, a service project, etc), and a personal mentor. (10 awards)

Description/Deadline: Freshman applicants are all automatically considered for this scholarship.

For more information about that scholarship click here.

Stamps Scholarship (University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.)

Awards full tuition, room and board, and access to an enrichment fund of up to $17,400

Description: For U.S. citizen or permanent residents who have residence in Pennsylvania, enroll full-time at the Pittsburgh campus, and demonstrate leadership, service, perseverance, and innovation.

Deadline: December 1st.

For more information and to apply for that scholarship click here.

Stamps Scholarship (Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA)

Awards full tuition, fees, room and board, and an enrichment fund for four years. (multiple awards)

Description: For incoming freshman Honors students who have demonstrated exceptional achievements in academics and leadership. All students who apply to Virginia Tech can apply for this scholarship.

Deadline: December 1st.

For more information and to apply for that scholarship click here.

Stephen Joel Trachtenburg Scholarship (George Washington University, Washington, D.C.)

Awards full tuition, fees, and room and board, books, and fees.

Description: For freshman applicants who are D.C. residents and attended High School in Washington, D.C. Must be nominated by a high school counselor.

Deadline: Must apply to the university by January 5th and be nominated by January 15th.

For more information about that scholarship click here.

Stevens Institute of Technology Scholarships (Hoboken, NJ)

Awards between $5,000 and full undergraduate tuition. (Multiple renewable awards)

Description: For admitted, full-time students.

Deadline: Early Deadline is December 1st. Regular Decision Deadline is February 15th.

For more information about these scholarship click here.

Stevenson University Presidential Fellowship (Stevenson, MD)

Awards full tuition. Renewable up to 4 years.

Description: For freshman applicants with a minimum of a 3.6 GPA and a minimum score of 1100 on the SAT/22 ACT composite score.

Deadline: November 1st.

For more information about these scholarship click here.

William and Mary Scholarship (College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA)

Awards In-State Tuition and Fees (renewable)

Description/Deadline: For academically distinguished students who have overcome unusual adversity and/or are members of underrepresented groups who would contribute to campus diversity. Many will be the first members of their families to attend college. All applicants are all automatically considered for this scholarship.

For more information about that scholarship click here.

 

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