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The Dwight P. Jacobus Scholarships

Scholarship Description

The Dwight P. Jacobus Scholarships were established by the Association of School Business Officials of Maryland and the District of Columbia to assist those citizens of the State and/or District who require financial assistance to secure a college education. Scholarships are awarded to deserving undergraduate students pursuing a career in Business or Education at an accredited institution of higher education within Maryland or the District of Columbia. Dwight P. Jacobus was the first Executive Director of ASBO.

Number of Scholarships
Eight (8) scholarships may be awarded each year. At least one scholarship will be awarded to an individual enrolled in an approved program leading to teacher certification.

Criteria for Award
Awards are made by the Association of School Business Officials of Maryland and the District of Columbia based upon:

Scholastic achievement
Financial need
Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores or American College Test (ACT) scores
Quality of extra-curricular achievements
Value of Award

Each scholarship has a value of $1,000.00 for the school year awarded; to be paid directly to the school in which the recipient is enrolled.

Renewal

Each recipient may retain the award subject to the following conditions:

A recipient must reapply for continued scholarship assistance annually
The recipient must continue to be accepted for admission to the undergraduate program in education or business
The recipient must be enrolled full-time as defined by the recipient’s attending school
The recipient must submit proof of continued academic good standing (minimum 3.0 GPA)
The recipient may receive the award for not more than four years

Eligibility

Scholarships may be awarded only to persons who have:

Been residents of Maryland or the District of Columbia for at least one year preceding the date of award
Been accepted for admission as a full time student (as defined by the recipient’s attending school)
Demonstrated a financial need
A minimum 2.0 overall GPA
Applicants Who Will Be Considered

High School graduates
Current freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior college students

Application

A student who wishes to be considered must file an application and supporting documents with the Chair of the Scholarship Committee for ASBO of Maryland and the District of Columbia, no later than March 1. Correspondence must be postmarked by March 1 and sent to:

Ms.Margaret Ellen Kalmanowicz
ASBO MD/DC Scholarship Committee Chair
Queen Anne’s County Public Schools
202 Chesterfield Road
Centreville, MD 21617

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 8

Min Award: 1,000

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2017-12-31

Website: http://www.asbo.org/

Sponsoring Organization Association of School Business Officials Maryland and the District of Columbia
202 Chesterfield Road
Centreville, MD 21617

Contact Person: Ms.Margaret Ellen Kalmanowicz ASBO MD/DC Scholarship Committee Chair

Phone: 410-591-3886

Fax: 410-692-6564

Web: http://asbo.org/content.php?page=Jacobus_Scholarships

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