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Helping Students Afford College

A scholarship is a sum of money or other aid granted to a student based on merit, need, or an academic objective to pursue their studies.

Prince George's Community College offers dozens of scholarship opportunities for first-time and returning college students. More than 40 institutional scholarships are available to returning students at PGCC.

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Scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year are now open from April 8 through May 10.

AOBA Scholarship

The fall 2024 AOBA application is live! 

2024 AOBA Scholarship Application Brochure

Sponsored by the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington (AOBA), the Scholarship Program offers Prince George's County high school graduates paid tuition to Prince George's Community College, worth $6,000, over a two-year period.

The priority deadline for the application is June 4, 2024.

Board of Trustees’ Legacy Scholarship

The Board of Trustees’ Legacy Scholarship was established to recognize graduates of Prince George's County high schools who demonstrate high academic ability and strong leadership qualities. Scholarship recipients are selected from among those who meet the eligibility requirements and who are committed to attending Prince George's Community College.

BOT Scholarship Application

Foundation Scholarships

Prince George’s Community College Foundation has established scholarships to reward students who demonstrate high academic ability and assist them in continuing their education at Prince George’s Community College. 

Foundation scholarships can pay for tuition, fees, and books. Scholarship criteria differs and may or may not include financial need, academic merit, major, special skills or talent, community service, and more. 



Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund

The Governor of the State of Maryland has established a fund to help Maryland residents who have been impacted by COVID enroll in workforce training classes that lead to a labor market recognized credential, so that students can return quickly to work. 

To view the guidelines of this scholarship, click here.

Honors Academy Scholarship

Honors Academy scholars may hold dual admission in Prince George's Community College and a participating four-year college or university. While the list of participating institutions is constantly growing, it currently includes: American University, Catholic University of America, Howard University, Goucher College, St. Mary's College, University of Maryland College Park, University of Maryland University College, and Washington College. Upon graduation from PGCC, the Honor's Academy scholar will receive Honors Academy recognition and a seamless transfer into one of the partnering four-year colleges or universities. An Honors Academy scholar also has the option of applying for transfer to any college or university that is not part of the dual admission agreement.

An Honors Academy scholar receives financial support from Prince George's Community College as long as he/she satisfies the requirements of the Academy and maintains his/her eligibility. Upon graduation from PGCC, the Honors Academy scholar will receive financial support from the partnering four-year college or university.

PGCC Honors Academy scholars have other educational opportunities as well, including:

  • Membership in the Honors Program & Honors Society
  • Study under outstanding faculty with fellow Academy scholars
  • Assignment to a special Honors Academy advisor
  • The option to participate in research and internships
  • Possible induction into Phi Theta Kappa, the international Honor Society for two-year colleges


Next Step Program

Prince George's County Department of Social Services offers tuition assistance through the Next Step Training and Education Program. 

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Pepco Community Scholars Program

The Pepco Community Scholars Program provides financial aid to PGCC students pursuing STEM subjects and other high-demand related majors, such as IT, business, data analytics, communications, and more.

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PepsiCo Foundation Uplift Scholarship Program

Prince George’s Community College has partnered with the PepsiCo Foundation to support Black and Hispanic students through the Uplift Scholarship program.

This program provides scholarships, coaching, and job placement assistance to help students achieve greater academic success and ultimately obtain jobs in high-demand career fields by increasing access and removing barriers.

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Southern Management Leadership Program Scholarship

(formerly the Hillman Entrepreneurs Program)

Students who have a passionate desire to develop into impactful, creative and inspiring leaders may apply for admission to the Southern Management Leadership Program. Admission is competitive and students in any transferable major can apply. The program, which is a collaboration with the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP), develops students’ leadership abilities while supporting academic success. Students who are admitted receive 55 percent of their tuition paid and will receive a textbook scholarship of $500 while at Prince George’s Community College. Once they complete their associate degrees, students transfer to UMCP to earn their bachelor’s degree. At UMCP, the Southern Management Leaders will have up to 50 percent of their tuition paid and will receive a merit scholarship of $1000. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Maryland residents. For more information, call 301-546-0700.

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Local Impact Grant

In collaboration with Prince George's County Council member Edward Burroughs III, Prince George's Community College (PGCC) has introduced the new Local Impact Grant program for the 2023-2024 academic year.

This program aims to provide eligible students with partial or full-time scholarship awards that will cover tuition and mandatory fee expenses for credit and continuing education courses, certifications, workforce development, and senior adult programming. 

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Prince George’s County Promise Scholarship

The Prince George’s County Promise Scholarship is designed to help students complete their education by covering costs beyond the federal, state, and private scholarships they receive. The Prince George’s County Promise Scholarship Program will cover tuition and fees for eligible students.

View the Prince George’s County Promise Scholarship eligibility requirements and access the application.

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Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship

The Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship creates opportunities for students to attend one of Maryland’s public community colleges by providing tuition assistance for any student eligible for in-state tuition up to $5,000. As a “last dollar” scholarship, it covers any remaining tuition and mandatory fees after other grants and scholarships are applied.

View the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship eligibility requirements and access the application.

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Hardship Assistance

PGCC staff is available to help students with urgent tuition, medical, transportation, housing, and/or food needs. Click here to learn more from the Wellness Center.

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Contact Us

Special Scholarships Office

Phone: 301-546-7588

We are available to assist you!

For assistance, you can schedule an appointment with us on Navigate, send us an email, or give us a call.