Alice G. Pinderhughes Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

CollegeBound Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a high school senior at time of application.
  3. Must graduate from a Baltimore city public high school.
  4. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Must major in education.
  6. Must plan to teach grades K-12.
  7. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  8. Must be a resident of Maryland.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for U.S. high school seniors, majoring in education who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must also graduate from a Baltimore city high school.

Application requirements for the Alice G. Pinderhughes Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter (2)
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
  • FAFSA
  • Acceptance letter
  • Fin. aid award letters
Additional Information: This scholarship honors Alice G. Pinderhughes, former superintendent of Baltimore City Public Schools, who dedicated her career to the education of Baltimore's children. Applicants must have financial need, and be planning to attend a two- or four-year college or university beginning with the fall semester.

Award Amount: $500 annually, renewable for three years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Information is available online at the CollegeBound Foundation website. Applications are only available online through the online portal. In addition to completing the CollegeBound Foundation Competitive Scholarship Application, the applicant must also submit the following: two letters of recommendation; a copy of his/her college acceptance letter(s); a typed essay addressing the topic listed on the application (if applicable); community service verification(s) (if applicable); and a copy of his/her recent high school transcript, including the first semester of the senior year. If applying for a scholarship that requires demonstrated financial need, the applicant must include the following: a copy of his/her Student Aid Report (SAR) or a copy of his/her parents' most recent tax return; a financial aid award letter from the college he/she will attend (the applicant should send a copy of the financial aid award letter as soon as it is received); and a Maryland Higher Education Commission Financial Aid Award Letter (if applicable). The SAR is obtained by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. All application materials must be received by the deadline.
Contact: Jamie Crouse
Address: 300 Water St. Suite 300 Baltimore, Maryland 21202

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