This is a scholarship fund for people* who seek college or vocational training and live in subsidized housing in Montgomery County from:
Housing Opportunities Commission, Edgewood Management Corporation, Scotland Community, Rockville Housing Enterprises or Forest Park Apartments. *including undocumented students who qualify as Dreamers
 
No later than: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
 

Eligibility

 

This scholarship progeam is for the above resients who:
  • Are graduating high school seniors or
  • Are out of school and seek college or vocational training or
  •  Are current college students or in a vocational school

 

Application Process


The Application is online at www.berniescholarships.org. For assistance with the Application, contact your housing provider’s counselor, Montgomery College’s Educational Opportunity Center 240-567-5644 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications must be completed in full with required attachments by using the online Application on our website and no later than: Monday, March 20, 2017.

Selection Criteria

  • Applications will be considered on the basis of need and on the general quality and completeness of the online Application. Paper applications are not accepted.
  •  Preference is given to individuals who have performed community service and plan to enter a field of work related to public service.


Awards will help with tuition and/or
school-related expenses.