Student Services News 12/22/21

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December 22, 2021


Here are a few new Scholarship Opportunities that have come into Student Services.


The Montgomery General Hospital Women’s Board are once again offering a scholarship opportunity for high school seniors pursuing a degree in the healthcare field.  Twenty-one scholarships, amounting to $80,250 were awarded last year.  In 2022 awards will range from $500 to $4,000.

The Women’s Board is a volunteer service organization that has provided support to the original Montgomery General Hospital, now know as the MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, since 1919.

The 2022 Scholarship Program opened on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.  And, closes on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 5:00 pm.  For more information and to apply go to:


Gettysburg College Third Annual Georges Lieber Essay Contest on Resistance

Offered by the Gettysburg College Jewish Studies committee.


First Prize: $1,000, Second Prize: $500, Third Prize: $300, Two Honorable Mentions: $200

Eligibility:  Registered High School students – first year through senior-during the Spring 2022 Semester

Essay: Articulate an issue on, or of resistance that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about resistance and yourself.  Note that the most engaging essays often reflect deeply on a paricularly meaningful experience or episode in one’s life. 

Format:  In 2,000 words, you are encouraged to raise questions, single out issues, and identify dilemmas involving resistance.

Deadline:  4:00 pm EST March 25, 2022

Submission:  email your essay with “Georges Lieber” as the subject to the Jewish Studies Committee at Gettysburg College:

More details are available in Student Services.


Masonic Charities of Maryland, Inc. Waverly Lodge 152 AF & AM   Scholarships of $500 are awarded to students pursuing a post-secondary education in a two- or four-year college or vocational training school. The $500 recipients can then go on to compete for awards from $1,500-$7,000,  Applications will be judged on participation and leadership roles in community and school activities, personal resume, academic record, financial need , References/Recommendations and overall neatness of application.  The Lodge Grand Selection Committee will choose finalists.  Applications are available in Student Services.  Completed applications must be given to Mrs. Miles in Student Services before March 1, 2022.