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Scholarship Name:

ScholarCHIPS, Inc. Scholarship

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered by ScholarCHIPS, Inc. to metropolitan District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia students.


Award Amount:

Up to $10,000.00


Number of Scholarships:

Multiple awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:

Three (3) letters of recommendation

Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1)  Min. 2.0 GPA; 2) Must live in one (1) of the following jurisdictions in the metropolitan District of Columbia area:

o District of Columbia

o Maryland: Prince George’s County or Montgomery County

o Virginia: Alexandria County, Arlington County, Fairfax County or the City of Falls Church

3) Must be personally affected by having an incarcerated parent(s) or an immediate family member(s) in prison who has served as applicant’s caregiver; 4) Must plan to attend an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school upon graduation; 5) Demonstrated financial need; 6) Proof of income required (FAFSA/SAR report, tax returns, W-2); 7) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 8) Resume required; 9) Copy of birth certificate required; 10) College, university or vocational/technical school acceptance letters required; 11) ScholarCHIPS Consent Form required; 12) Scholarship award payable in the following installments:  Up to $2,500.00 per academic year for up to four (4) academic years; 13) Renewable for up to three (3) additional academic years (provided recipient maintains a min. 2.5 GPA and remains otherwise qualified).









District of Columbia DC, Maryland MD, Virginia VA

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Paper application, May be enrolled as either a part-time student or full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be a graduating high school senior

Category (Select all that apply):

Residency, GPA, Need-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

ScholarCHIPS, Inc.
P.O. Box 56404
Washington, D.C. 20040




                March 30, 2017 (postmark date)

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).