Scholarship Name:

Office of the Superintendent of Education (“OSSE”) D.C. Mayor’s Scholars Undergraduate Program

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered through OSSE to District of Columbia students.

Award Amount:

Up to $24,000.00


Number of Scholarships:

Multiple awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:


Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1)  Min. 2.5 GPA; 2) Must be a District of Columbia resident; 3) Proof of residency required; 4) Demonstrated financial need; 5) FAFSA required (if eligible); 6) DC Tuition Assistance Grant (“DCTAG”) required (if eligible); 7) Must attend/plan to attend one (1) of the qualifying colleges or universities:

• American University

• Capitol Technology University

• Catholic University of America

• College of Southern Maryland

• Gallaudet University

• George Mason University

• George Washington University

• Georgetown University

• Graduate School USA

• Howard University

• Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary

• Marymount University

• Montgomery College

• National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts

Northern Virginia Community College

• Prince George’s Community College

• Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez-Universidad Del Este

• Trinity Washington University

• University of Maryland-College Park

• University of Maryland-University College

University of the District of Columbia

• University of the District of Columbia

• Washington Adventist University;

• Yeshiva College of the Nation’s Capital

8) Scholarship awards payable in the following installments: $4,000.00 per academic year for up to four (4) years for an Associate’s degree, and up to six (6) academic years for a Bachelor’s degree.





District of Columbia DC

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online application

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be a graduating high school senior or GED recipient

Category (Select all that apply):

Residency, GPA, Need-based, School/College

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

Mayor’s Scholars Program Manager
810 First Street NE, 3rd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20002
Attn: Janae Eason
Telephone: (202) 481-3481




                 June 30 (annually)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).