October 19, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Blair Alum Continues Scholarship Winning Ways

A recent graduate of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring won a $25,000 national scholarship and was named a 2021 Davidson Fellow Scholarship winner. Timothy Qian, 18, of Rockville, was one of only 20 students to receive this honor. His project is entitled Optimal Measurement of Field Properties with Quantum Sensor Networks. He theorized […]

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July 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Scholarship Lottery for Young Vaccinated Marylanders

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday another incentive to get the COVID-19 vaccine into young Marylanders. The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the Maryland Department of Health have formed a partnership to give away $1 million in college scholarships to 20 vaccinated Marylanders ages 12 through 17. The initiative, called the VaxU Scholarship Promotion, […]

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March 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Gaithersburg, Blair Seniors Earn Big College Scholarships

Sara Youssef, a senior at Gaithersburg High School, received the Dorsey Scholarship to McDaniel College, which comes with a $200,000 scholarship. Timothy Qian, a senior at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, placed fifth in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search, earning a $90,000 scholarship. Youssef, of Clarksburg, was one of five members of […]

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February 26, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

CASA Offering Scholarships for Citizenship Fee to Immigrant Community

CASA is offering scholarships to Montgomery County residents who cannot afford the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization filing fee. The Montgomery County Maryland Citizenship Scholarship can provide up to $300 to help offset the $725 fee for eligible applicants. Other than residing in Montgomery County, candidates must be legal residents with income […]

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January 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Student from Montgomery County Designs High Heels for LGBTQ Community

A senior at Savannah College of Art and Design from Montgomery County has earned national recognition and a scholarship for her project creating high heel shoes designed for LGBTQ people who cannot fit into the normally-slender dress shoes for women. Sophia MacMaster, who was born in Gaithersburg and lives in Silver Spring with her grandmother when […]

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December 16, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Awards $6,000 in Scholarships and Raises Another $27,250

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is proud of its Montgomery College Scholarship Program. Our local economy relies on an educated workforce. The Chamber Scholarship provides financial assistance to Montgomery College students pursuing higher education. Each year, with the help of its donors, the Chamber awards students Montgomery College Scholarships at its Annual Celebration Dinner […]

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December 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery Blair High School Student Wins $100 K in Scholarship Money

A student from Montgomery County Public Schools won a $100,000 scholarship after participating in the 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology early Tuesday. Andrew Komo, a student at Montgomery Blair High School, won the scholarship after advancing to the national finals held at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Launched by the […]

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September 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UMD Has New Scholarship Named After Former MCPL Director Parker Hamilton

UPDATED: University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies announced a new scholarship earlier this month to honor former Montgomery County Public Libraries director, Parker Hamilton. Starting next school year, students in the school’s Master of Library and Information Science program, who show a passion for diversity and inclusion in their academic program, will be eligible to […]

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July 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

MC Student Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship (VIDEO)

Montgomery College student Luis Rosales was awarded the 2016 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Rosales was meeting with his Macklin Business Institute Director and peers when he found out about his award. Take a look at his reaction and find out how this scholarship will change his life. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery […]

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April 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Linkages to Learning Holds Recognition Ceremony (VIDEO)

Linkages to Learning recently held a recognition ceremony to celebrate individuals and organizations who donate time and funding to the program. The ceremony was held at VisArts in Rockville. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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