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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 DC college 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 our list DC college scholarships for District of Columbia students, and apply online today! 

Bellarmine University Out-of-State Grant

U.S. incoming freshmen who are not residents of Kentucky and demonstrate financial need are eligible for this award. Students must attend Bellarmine University in Kentucky.

Total: $6000

Awards: 3

Deadline: February 01, 2023

Roothbert Fund Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate or graduate students who have a current or permanent address that is located in one of the following states or plan to move to one of these states prior to March 1 of the year in which the application is made: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina.

Total: $3000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 01, 2023

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: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 01, 2023

AH&LEF Annual Scholarship Grant Program

This scholarship program is open to U.S. undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in a hospitality management degree-granting program. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (with the exception of the Conrad Hilton Fund, which accepts students with grade point averages of 2.0 or higher).

Total: $6000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 15, 2023

Arthur J. Packard Memorial Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate students who are enrolled in a hospitality management program and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Applicants must attend and be nominated by an American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA) member school.

Total: $10000

Awards: 3

Deadline: February 15, 2023

Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation Scholarship

The Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation offers scholarships worth $14,000. Two $2,000 scholarships for high school seniors and two $5,000 college/university scholarships.

Total: $14000

Awards: 4

Deadline: June 15, 2023

KASF Eastern Region Scholarship

This award is available for Korean-American students living in and attending school in Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and plan to enroll full time.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 30, 2023

Vera Yip Memorial Scholarship Award

This award is available for young adult survivors of cancer who were 15 years or older during treatment, or 15 years or older during the treatment of their parent or sibling.

Total: $2500

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 01

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 01

SWE Baltimore-Washington Section – Freshman Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. female incoming and current college freshmen who are majoring in engineering or computer science and have grade point averages of 3.5 or higher. Students must reside in the following zip code areas: District of Columbia, 200 or 202-205; Maryland, 206-212, 214, 216-217; Virginia, 201, 220-223.

Total: $1500

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 01