Application Deadline Extended for $500 Tuition Scholarship at Montgomery College

Montgomery College offers a $500 tuition scholarship to help 2022 spring Montgomery County high school graduates jump into their academic program in fall 2022. Originally, potential applicants were encouraged to submit applications by August 1st, but since funds are still available the application deadline is extended until August 29.

The $500 scholarship will be applied to fall 2022 tuition and fees at Montgomery College. The program is for spring 2022 Montgomery County high school graduates who are Montgomery County residents who register for and attend at least 6 credit hours at Montgomery College in the fall 2022. The scholarship cannot be used for any other semester.

Student Requirements

  • Be a spring 2022 Montgomery County high school graduate and a Montgomery County resident (proof of graduation and residency are required)
  • Be admitted to Montgomery College prior to applying for the Raptor Ready Scholarship
  • Complete the Raptor Ready Scholarship application online at Raptor Ready. new window For best consideration, apply by August 1, 2022. Late applications will be considered until August 29 if funds are available (Montgomery College stated on 8/15 that the deadline of 8/1 has been extended)
  • Register for and attend 6 credit hours in the fall 2022 semester at Montgomery College
  • The first 3,000 applicants will be considered for the scholarship; all others will be placed on a wait list
  • Visiting students who are attending other colleges and universities in fall 2022 are not eligible for the scholarship
  • A financial aid application (the Free Application for Federal Student Aid [FAFSA] or the Maryland State Financial Aid Application [MSFAA]) is not required for this scholarship, but these and the MC Foundation Scholarship applicationnew window are highly recommended for many other available financial aid awards

Selection Process and Awards

  • Selection is in order of application date and eligibility determination
  • The first 3,000 applicants will be considered for the scholarship and notified of an award; all others will be placed on a wait list
  • The scholarship amount will be applied to students’ MC accounts for fall 2022 to pay for tuition and fees

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Now in its 17th year, the Kensington Day of the Book Festival is a family-friendly street festival featuring 150+ renowned authors, poets, and literary organizations. Enjoy live music on five stages, special guest speakers, military veteran writers and comedians, poetry readings, cookbook demos, children's program, and much more.

Admission is free, and attendees will also be able to explore a marketplace of books and food offerings from local vendors.

Not your average book festival! This festival offers something for everyone!

17th Annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival

Sunday, April 21, 2024, 11am-4pm (held rain or shine!)

Howard Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895

Instagram: @kensingtonbookfestival

Contact: Elisenda Sola-Sole, Festival Director

[email protected]

301-949-9416 (text preferred)

FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival

Get ready to experience the vibrant colors, tantalizing flavors, and infectious rhythms of the Caribbean at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival! Hosted by RHU LLC, this exciting festival is set to take place on May 18, 2024, at the picturesque 16700 Barnesville Rd in Boyds, MD.

Step into a world where the Caribbean spirit comes alive! From 12:00 PM onwards, immerse yourself in a sensory journey that celebrates the unique culture, cuisine, and music of the Caribbean. Whether you're an African American, a Reggae or Soca music enthusiast, a wine lover, or part of the vibrant Caribbean diaspora, this festival promises to delight and captivate you in every way.

Let the enticing aromas of mouthwatering Caribbean dishes tantalize your taste buds. Feast on traditional delicacies prepared by expert chefs, showcasing the rich and diverse culinary heritage of the Caribbean. Indulge in flavorful jerk chicken, succulent seafood, and delectable plantain dishes that will transport you straight to the islands.

Accompanying the culinary extravaganza is a carefully curated selection of premium wines, ensuring the perfect pairing for your palate. Sip on fine wines from renowned vineyards, each sip a reflection of the Caribbean's vibrant spirit. Discover new flavors, expand your wine knowledge, and savor unforgettable moments with every glass.

As the sun sets, get ready to groove to the infectious rhythms of Caribbean music. Feel the pulsating beats of reggae, soca, dancehall, and calypso, moving your body to the lively melodies. Live performances by talented musicians and performers will keep the energy high, ensuring a night of unforgettable entertainment.

Don't miss this opportunity to embrace the Caribbean spirit and celebrate the arrival of spring in style! Tickets are available on AllEvents, so secure your spot today. Join us at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival, where cultures collide and unforgettable memories are made.



2 NIGHT Camping packages available: RV/CAMPER $200 | TENTS $150 Starting on Friday May 17 @ 5pm | 30 RV SPACES | 30+ TENT SPACES



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