2020 District Of Columbia Scholarships

District Of Columbia is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for District Of Columbia universities is a whopping $41,997.00 and the total cost of attendance is $60,650.00. 51% of student graduates in District Of Columbia graduate with an average debt load of $34,046.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in District Of Columbia turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These DC scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in District Of Columbia, and any District Of Columbia resident regardless of their interests or background. District Of Columbia scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of DC students or DC residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for District Of Columbia residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for DC residents?

There are 84 scholarships totaling $272,054.00 available to District Of Columbia residents. You can easily browse through all 84 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in District Of Columbia?

Moms in District Of Columbia are eligible for all the same scholarships as DC residents. Therefore, the 84 scholarships worth $272,054.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in District Of Columbia?

84 scholarships worth $272,054.00 are available for college students in DC. In addition, we encourage current college students in District Of Columbia to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in District Of Columbia for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in District Of Columbia:

Fort Lewis College
Delaware State University
Howard University
Lynn University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Hawaii Pacific University
Anderson University
Indiana State University
Cornell College
Eastern Michigan University
Michigan State University
Oakland University
Western Michigan University
Nyack College
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Anderson University
Bluefield College

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in District Of Columbia?

84 scholarships totaling $272,054.00 are available for high school seniors in DC. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of DC to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for District Of Columbia residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to DC students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

President's Out of State Scholar Award

Sponsor by State University of New York at Fredonia Location Fredonia, NY

Applicant must be an incoming non-New York state resident admitted as an undergraduate freshman in Group I or Group II of the SUNY admissions matrix. Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student, maintain residence outside of New York state, and live in a university residence hall. The Director of Admissions...

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$3,000.00 None Apply Now

President's International Scholar Award

Sponsor by State University of New York at Fredonia Location Fredonia, NY

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student, maintain a residence outside of New York and international student status, maintain normal academic progress, live in a university residence hall, and maintain a 3.0 GPA. The Director of International Education will choose the award recipients based on their admissions application and transcript....

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$3,000.00 None Apply Now

Out-of-State Collegiate Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of-state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and a minimum composite ACT score between 28 and 29 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1250-1320).

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$3,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Out-of-State Presidential Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of-state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 32 and 36 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1400 and 1600).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Morton A. Gibson Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Jewish Social Service Agency Location 200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville, MD

Applicant must be a high school senior, who is a Jewish resident of the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and has been accepted into an accredited four-year undergraduate program on a full-time basis. Significant volunteer services within the local Jewish community are required to be completed.

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$2,500.00 May 1 Apply Now

St. Andrew's Society Scholarship Fund

Sponsor by St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC Location 1443 Laurel Hill Road, Vienna, VA

Applicant must be a U.S. resident, who is of Scottish descent planning study abroad in Scotland and is maintaining permanent residence in the Mid-Atlantic region (defined as Washington D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia). Applicant must be able to cite his or her Scottish descent...

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- April 30 Apply Now

Fort Lewis Merit Scholarship for Non-Colorado Students

Sponsor by Fort Lewis College Location 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO

Applicant must have an Eligibility Index of 92 or higher and live outside of Colorado and the Western Undergraduate Exchange states.

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$1,000.00 February 14 Apply Now

Roothbert Fund Scholarship

Sponsor by The Roothbert Fund, Inc. Location 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY

Applicant must be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student living in one of the designated states noted by the sponsor. Interview is required. Acceptance of the grant obligates the recipient to maintain a high standard of work and conduct, have transcripts sent to the Fund by his or her...

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$4,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Blue & Gold Level 1 Scholarship

Sponsor by West Virginia University Location P.O. Box 6410, Morgantown, WV

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is a not a resident of West Virginia.

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$3,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Alumni Association Non-Resident Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen

Sponsor by University of Utah Location 155 South Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a current high school senior who is not a resident of Utah, but who's parent or grandparent is an University of Utah graduate. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and have been actively involved in service to their high school and/or community. Official transcript, a one-page...

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$5,800.00 February 28 Apply Now

Baird Society Resident Scholar

Sponsor by Smithsonian Institution Libraries Location c/o The Dibner Library, Washington, DC

Applicant must be in residence at the Smithsonian during the award period. The focus of the applicant's project must center around Special Collections, which are located in Washington, D.C., and New York City.

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- January 15 Apply Now