We help students achieve their educational goals by offering approximately 2,500 scholarships
annually. An investment in our students benefits us all, by contributing to our region's
Thanks to the commitment of a growing number of community-minded people, we proudly
help hundreds of students on an annual basis through scholarships. These scholarships
are awarded based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.
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How To - Scholarship Application
Applying for a Scholarship
Frequently Asked Questions
HOW CAN I FIND THE INFORMATION I NEED ABOUT A PARTICULAR SCHOLARSHIP? An alphabetical listing of scholarships and the page numbers of scholarships are provided
in the scholarship catalog.
WHERE CAN I FIND SCHOLARSHIPS BY THE PROGRAM OF INTEREST? A listing of scholarships by program of interest (curriculum) is provided in the scholarship
HOW WILL I KNOW IF I AM ELIGIBLE FOR A SCHOLARSHIP? Each scholarship will have specific requirements listed in the description which must
be reviewed by the applicant to determine if he/she is eligible.
WHEN THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT STATES THE APPLICANT MUST RESIDE IN THE TRI-STATE AREA OR THE FOUR-STATE AREA, HOW DO YOU DEFINE THESE AREAS? The Tri-State area includes Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The Four-State area includes Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
HOW IS FULL-TIME COURSE LOAD DEFINED? Non-Allied Health program students taking 12 or more credit hours per semester are
considered full-time students. Allied Health program students enrolled in the clinical
phase taking 8 or more credit hours per semester are considered full-time students.
HOW DO I APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS? Any student applying for a scholarship must first apply for admission to the College.
An admission’s application can be obtained by contacting the Admissions Office at
301-784-5199 or you can apply here.
WHEN SHOULD I APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS? All of the scholarships are arranged by application deadline date, with the first
deadline being January 31st. Scholarship applications must be submitted by the deadline
HOW ARE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS SELECTED? Most scholarship recipients are selected by faculty/staff who are members of the Scholarship Committee. In some cases, the donor
of the scholarship will assist in the selection.
HOW MANY SCHOLARSHIPS CAN I ACTUALLY RECEIVE? It is the policy of the Allegany College of Maryland Foundation to award no more than
three (3) Allegany College of Maryland Foundation scholarships or $2,500, to one individual.
This, however, does not mean that the most you may ever receive is $2,500.
IF I AM AWARDED A SCHOLARSHIP, DO I AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE THE AWARD FOR THE SECOND SEMESTER? DO I AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE THE SAME SCHOLARSHIP THE NEXT YEAR? No. In order for a scholarship recipient to have an award continued into the second
semester (ordinarily initial awards are given during the Fall), the recipient must
remain eligible under the particular requirements of the scholarship. For those scholarships
which state in their descriptions that continuation into the second year is possible, students must reapply.