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Shoe City App Deadline 4/30

Shoe City App Deadline 4/30

Posted: 04.02.15

Shoe City Scholarship recipient Rashanique Reese
Central Scholarship’s general application is closed as of April 1st, but the Shoe City scholarship application remains open through April 30th. Central Scholarships awards several students with a Shoe City Scholarship every year. Students must be graduating high school seniors from Baltimore City, Prince George’s County or Washington, D.C. Eligible applicants should have been accepted to and planning to attend college full-time in the Fall of 2015.

Rashanique Reese received a Shoe City Scholarship in previous years. She studies Environmental Science and Policy at UMBC. Rashanique volunteered for the Maryland Zoo in high school where she was given the opportunity to work outdoors and work with animals. The zoo taught Rashanique how to educate people about animals, nature, and conservation, and inspired her to pursue environmental causes. She strengthened her passion for the environment when she had an opportunity to speak with the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. Shoe City logoFollowing graduation, she plans to use her bachelor of science in environmental science with a minor in environmental policy and biology to travel abroad helping other countries. She also hopes to work in the U.S. to help clean up the coast, and eventually move into politics to help the government implement green ideas.

To apply for this year’s Shoe City Scholarship, click here.  The application deadline is April 30, 2015.

Cori, Scholar of the Month

Posted: 12.24.13

Shoe City Scholarship Fund recipient Cori Hart

Cori Hart is in her sophomore year at Ohio State University.  She is working toward her Bachelor of Science in Psychology.  Cori received a Shoe City Scholarship which is one of a handful of programs that award DC students at Central Scholarship.  In high school, Cori demonstrated her academic excellence through her membership with the National Honor Society.  At Ohio State, Cori works on campus at the Frank W. Hale Black Cultural Center.  She is a member of the Black Knights Chess Club and she plans to join the Black Student Association as well as the Minority Psychology Students Association.  Cori looks forward to taking more psychology courses next year and engaging in research opportunities on campus.

Shoe City Scholarship Fund recipient Cori Hart and friends volunteering with Cleveland CropsIn the photo on the left, Cori is pictured with other volunteers dedicating their time to Cleveland Crops.  Cleveland Crops is an agriculture education, training and employment program operated by a non-profit employing people with disabilities.

The Shoe City Scholarship Fund at Central Scholarship has been helping students since 1999 achieve their higher ed dreams.  We are proud to help students like Cori afford a college education due to the generousity of donors like Shoe City.  If you are interested in helping students, please make a contribution.  By helping our students today, we are investing in their successful futures.