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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 a student’s financial circumstance. 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

Christina Luthers

Student, Johns Hopkins University School of Education

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Peggy Houng

Student, Peabody Institute

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