NWHS Scholarships & Financial Aid Bulletin

 | Complete JAG 'Apply Now' Scholarship Bulletin |
Scholarship Processing Form for Transcript and Recommendation Requests |
Additional Resources - including FAFSA info | Financial Aid Programs & Workshops

Scholarships... recent postings!

 Changes have been made to the Maryland Guaranteed Access Grant for 2017-2018 application season.  See below!   

Information regarding Senatorial and Delegate scholarships can also be found on the Maryland Higher Education web site by clicking the links noted for each. Northwest seniors residing in MD District 39 should also watch the JAG 'Apply Now' Scholarship Bulletin for specific instructions regarding scholarships for that district.  

NWHS Jaguar PawMcDaniel College offers the Educator's Legacy Scholarship to children of MCPS K-12 school employees!  Applicants must apply and be accepted to McDaniel College for scholarship consideration.  Minimum 2.5 GPA required.  $25,000 awarded over 4 years of successful academic performance at McDaniel College.  Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  Click here more information on eligibility requirements and how to apply.

Recent postings are listed in the order received.  For a complete list of scholarship opportunities available at your high school, select the Complete JAG 'Apply Now' Scholarship Bulletin link above.

NWHS Jaguar Paw The 2017 Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards!  Online application now open! The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards Foundation is now accepting applications from Latino students in the graduating class of 2018.  Applications are reviewed based on the student's accomplishments in the classroom, community, and for their focus in various educational categories.  Categories include:  Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).  Visit hispanicheritage.org or hhfyouthawards.comThe deadline for application is October 2. |web post May 22|

NWHS Jaguar Paw The Montgomery County Chapter of the Bowie State University Alumni Association Scholarship is announced.  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior planning to attend Bowie State University during 2017-2018.  Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Two letters of recommendation, essay and official high school transcript required.  A copy of college test scores required.  Click here to download the application and details on how to apply.  The application deadline is September 15 for students planning to enroll at Bowie in the spring of 2018. |web update May 16|   

For a complete list of scholarship opportunities available at your high school, select the Complete JAG 'Apply Now' Scholarship Bulletin link at the top of this page.      

NWHS Jaguar Paw 2017-2018 Changes to the Howard P. Rawlings Guaranteed Access Grant Program:  Effective for the 2017-2018 academic year, student applications will no longer be required to be considered for the Guaranteed Access Grant (GA Grant).  The Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) will identify students that potentially meet the eligibility criteria for the GA Grant based on the information obtained on the student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Income requirements and additional information can be obtained at mhec.maryland.gov.  |Posted September 16|     

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Additional Scholarship & Financial Aid Resources:

  • The Northwest Scholarship Processing Form 
  • The Northwest JAG Scholarship Forecast Bulletin.  Preview the scholarship opportunities that may come to your high school. 
  • The Official FAFSA web site (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • The Maryland Higher Education Commission web site for Maryland aid, including information on the Pell Grant and Guaranteed Access Grant
  • Montgomery College bound students with a plan to transfer to the Universities at Shady Grove.  Available USG scholarships.  Montgomery College available scholarships Academic Works portal.  

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Financial Aid Programs & Scholarship Workshops: 

  • Listing will be available as workshops are announced.

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