Thinking about College: College Scholarship Opportunities, Applications Due

You know that you want to advance your education after your graduation but you may be unsure if you want to attend a two-year school or a trade school or maybe a four year college or university.   Maybe you should continue that conversation with your parent/guardian, as well as your schools counselor, because deadlines are closing quickly.   Review the information below.  It might be something that you would like to consider.

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The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc. 



The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc., provides support for continuous growth and success of Baltimore County Public Schools students and their families.  Our funds are designated to support district-wide initiatives (S.T.A.T. – Students and Teacher Accessing Tomorrow), 21st Century Instructional Initiative Grants and Scholarships.  The scholarship program provides our students with resources to attend post-secondary education facilities.

During the 2015-2016 school year, the foundation will award two $1,000.00 scholarships to every comprehensive high school in Baltimore County.  The focus for this school year will be:

  • Business, Economics, Entrepreneurial and Financial Literacy (BEEF)
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

Information pertaining to the application process will be available in the school counseling office in every high school.  If additional assistance is needed, contact the following:

Ms. Deborah S. Phelps, Director

Mrs. Bonnie Derda, Administrative Assistant

Headquarters Phone:  443-809-8962


Maryland Retired School Personnel Association (MRSPA) Scholarship Program

The Maryland Retired School Personnel Association (MRSPA), through its MRSPA fund, is offering three $2,000 scholarships to public school employees in Maryland who are enrolled in a program leading to teacher certification.  The scholarship is also available to certified teachers who are pursuing certification in another area.

Interested applicants should apply only during the period January 1, 2016 through February 29, 2016.  Applicants should send their names, position, telephone number, and e-mails address to:

Judith Zahren, Executive Director

Or Call 410-551-1517 or 887-625-6782

For additional information and responses to frequently asked questions, potential applicants are welcome to visit the MSRPA Web site at