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DC Mayor’s Scholars Undergraduate Program
Mayor’s Scholars Undergraduate Program (formerly Mayor’s Scholars Undergraduate Fund) provides need-based funding for eligible DC residents earning their first associate’s or bachelor’s degree at select area colleges and universities. The program is a last-dollar award designed to fill the gap between a student’s financial aid package and the cost of attendance. Recipients of Mayor’s Scholars funding can receive up to $4,000 per year, for up to 4 years for an associate’s degree, and up to 6 years for a bachelor’s degree. The funds are available first-come, first-serve, and you must re-apply each year. There is no guarantee you will receive funding, as funds are only available until they run out.
Eligibility: Who is eligible for Mayor’s Scholars?
Requirements: What are the minimum requirements?
Application Process: How do I apply?
Eligible Community Organizations and Schools (for adult learners)
Eligible Colleges and Universities
Domicile/Residency Verification Documents
Frequently Asked Questions: New Applicants, Families, & Counselors
Frequently Asked Questions: Current Mayor’s Scholars
Frequently Asked Questions: Colleges & Universities
You must apply for Mayor’s Scholars each year. Funds are not guaranteed and are contingent upon available funding.
Before you apply, carefully review the eligibility requirements and gather all application documents. You cannot save your application and return to it later.
The high school application and the returning Mayor’s Scholars application have now closed. The application deadline was June 1, 2015.
The adult student application is still available until July 7th, 2015 at 5:00 pm. Only apply if you meet the requirements of the adult student application (review the eligibility requirements).
Amelia Hogan, Coordinator, Early College and Career Awareness
Mayor’s Scholars Program Manager
810 First Street NE, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20002