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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.

One Week Left To Apply

Posted: 04.21.14

Shoe City logoOur general application is closed as of April 1st, but one scholarship application remains open for undergraduate students until 11:59 pm on April 30th.  Central Scholarship awards four students with a Shoe City Scholarship every year.  The students must be graduating high school seniors from Maryland or Washington, D.C.  Eligible applicants should have been accepted to and planning to attend college full-time in the Fall of 2014.  Preferences toward applicants who are residents of Baltimore City, Prince George’s County, and Washington, D.C.  Click here to apply.  If you already applied in the general application that closed on April 1st, you are automatically eligible for Shoe City Scholarship funding and do not need to apply again.  This separate scholarship application is for students who did not already apply for a general application between January 1 and April 1.

Listen to what last year’s Shoe City Scholar, Ana Gudiel, has to say about receiving her scholarship.  Ana is a freshman at The University of North Carolina. In high school, Ana seized every opportunity to be involved. She was in the National Honor Society, the Junior Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, the lacrosse team, and the bowling team. She also worked summers at CentroNia, a bilingual organization that supports more than 1,500 children in the Washington DC and Montgomery County area. She devoted one day out of her week to tutor kids who needed help in math and science. These have been Ana’s favorite subjects in school. She chose to major in forensic science because it allow her to play a role in providing closure to victims’ families in solving investigations. She looks forward to using her bilingualism with victims of violence who do not speak English.