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Medical bill covered by Student Emergency Fund

A medical bill emergency almost stopped David from graduating.  As a senior at the University of Maryland, he was excelling […]

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Central Scholarship President discusses scholarships, student loan debt, and college application season.

Using scholarships to avoid student loan debt

Tierra A. Dorsey, Central Scholarship President, was featured on WEAA 88.9 FM and Fox News 45 to discuss using scholarships […]

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2020 Student Loan Debt Paydown recipient Blair Smith accepting award from Central Scholarship President Tierra Dorsey

14th Annual Student Awards Ceremony

Thank you to all the Donors, Students, Partners, and Volunteers who attended our 14th Annual Student Awards Ceremony both in-person and virtually! If you missed the event the first time around, don’t worry, you can watch the event recording!

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Keynote speaker Wanda Q. Draper

Central Scholarship is pleased to announce Wanda Q. Draper as this year’s SAC keynote speaker

She started her career in Journalism as a student reporter with local television, radio stations and daily newspapers while still in high school. Thus began a 43-year career as a reporter and talk show host that culminated with a 25-year broadcast management career at WBAL-TV 11, where she retired as Director of Programming and Public Affairs.

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Photo of the Programs Summer Intern, Emily Zhu

Central Scholarship Welcomes Newest Summer Intern

Central Scholarship is proud to welcome 2020 Straus Scholar Emily Zhu to our team as the Program Associate Intern for the summer of 2021.

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Announcing Vaccine Transportation for 2021-2022 Student Applicants

According to a New York Times survey, more than 100 colleges across the United States have said they will require […]

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Central Scholarship Appoints New President

The Central Scholarship Bureau Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Tierra A. Dorsey as the organization’s […]

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Tips On Your Scholarship Application

It’s that time of the year again and excited current and future college students are applying for scholarships. Here at […]

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Blazing a New Path

Aaron is originally from Prince George’s County Maryland and a Bishop McNamara High School graduate who had his sights set […]

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saving money

Finding Financial Aid Resources Through College Cash

For students and parents, this time of year can be stressful as you think of ways to pay for college […]

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