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We Believe in the Enduring Value of Education

For almost a century, Central Scholarship has worked to give students access to higher education regardless of their financial circumstances. By making undergraduate, graduate, professional, and career training studies accessible regardless of one’s financial background, Central Scholarship creates a pathway for students and their families to obtain economic mobility.

Impact at a Glance


in scholarships and interest-free loans awarded per year


students supported annually


of recipients are first-generation college students


of our recipients choose to attend Maryland colleges

Kathleen Hamilton

University of Maryland College Park, Class of 2020 - B.S. Astronomy

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Devon Campbell

Morgan State University - B.S. Electrical Engineering, 2019

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