This is a scholarship fund for individuals who seek college or vocational training, including undocumented students who qualify as Dreamers. 
No later than: TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 


This scholarship program is for the resients who:
  • Live in subsidized housing in Montgomery County from:
    • Housing Opportunities Commission
    • Edgewood Management Corporation
    • Scotland Community
    • Rockville Housing Enterprises
    • Forest Park Apartments
  • Are graduating high school seniors or
  • Are out of school and seek college or vocational training or
  • Are current college students or in a vocational school

 Application Checklist

 Application Process

The Application is online or www.berniescholarships.org. For assistance with the Application, contact your housing provider’s counselor, Montgomery College’s Educational Opportunity Center 240-567-5644 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications must be completed in full with required attachments by using the online Application on our website and no later than: Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

Selection Criteria

  • Applications will be considered on the basis of need and on the general quality and completeness of the online Application. Paper applications are not accepted.
  •  Preference is given to individuals who have performed community service and plan to enter a field of work related to public service.

Awards will help with tuition and/or
school-related expenses.