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Do you share something in common with the President — such as calling Washington, D.C. home? If so, you may qualify for these District of Columbia scholarships! Even though it’s not a state, there are still several awards for college dollars available to students and residents of the nation’s capital. Washington, D.C. is home to iconic landmarks, such as the White House, the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and many others. It is also home to some of the top universities, like Georgetown University (GU), George Washington University (GWU), American University, and Howard University. If you’re a student or resident of the District of Columbia and plan to attend a school in the nation’s capital, you may be able to add a bit more "capital" to your college savings. Check out this directory of scholarships for District of Columbia students, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Pharmacy Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in pharmacy at Chicago State Univ., Fla. A&M Univ., Howard Univ., Tex. S. Univ., or Xavier Univ.-LA. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and unmet financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 30
2019

Unigo Superpower Scholarship 2019

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

James G. Pulos Memorial Scholarship

This award is for full-time graduate and undergraduate students involved in the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) or of Greek heritage. Applicants must major in engineering, medical studies, or nursing and must be a resident of Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Deleware, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, or Washington, D.C..

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 31
2019

LULAC National Scholarship Fund

High school seniors who are Hispanic and residing in a state with a LULAC council are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and have an ACT/SAT score of 23/1100 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  120
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Shoe City Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors who are residents of Maryland or Washington, D.C. The student must attend an accredited college or university full-time in the fall and must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Annual Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to high school juniors and seniors and home-schooled students who are 16 to 18 years of age. To enter, students must write a two- to three-page essay on one of the topics listed on the Penguin Group (USA) Inc. website regarding the current contest's book.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15
2019

Antonio Cirino Memorial Fellowship

This fellowship program is open to Rhode Island residents who need financial assistance to acquire education toward a master's or doctorate in order to pursue a teaching career in the arts. Applicants may not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate or seeking a graduate degree from RISD.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 26
2019

Bryce Harlow Foundation Fellowship Program

Graduate students who show an interest in pursuing a career in advocacy through public affairs, lobbying or government relations and are attending or planning to attend one of the foundation's participating universities (or attend a non-participating university and receive special permission from the foundation) are eligible to apply for this award. Students must work on a full-time (40 hours per week) basis. The average recipient of this award has a 3.67 grade point average.

Total: $8000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  April 29
2019

Unigo All About Education Scholarship 2019

This scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicants must submit creative, original responses to the scholarship question, using the online application form.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2019

LTU Bulldog Out-of-State Fee Waiver for Incoming Transfer Students

This award is for U.S. and International students who are planning to attend Louisiana Tech University as an out-of-state transfer student. Students must have complete at least 12 semester hours of college credit and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $7366 Awards:  45
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Rover College Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Students must submit an essay on the current year's topic.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019