Scholarship Funds Available for CSM Students

More than $300

Apply Online Before May 31

            The deadline to apply for more than 100 scholarships available through the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Online Scholarship Finder is May 31. Scholarship categories include nursing, business, childcare, criminal justice, communications, fine arts, engineering, hospitality, social sciences, teacher education and nuclear engineering technology as well as general studies programs. In addition, students can apply for scholarships geared toward cancer survivors, returning adults and veterans.

            “There is a tremendous amount of scholarship opportunities for incoming and current CSM students from a variety of different backgrounds,” said CSM Development Director Chelsea Brown. “The process is user-friendly and guides students directly to scholarships for which they are most eligible and allows them to apply for multiple scholarships with one unified application. Last year, the CSM Foundation awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships to help CSM students pursue and complete their degrees at the College of Southern Maryland.”

            To use the online scholarship application system, applicants should register at  Based on the information provided, the system will match applicants with scholarships available through the CSM Foundation.

            To use CSM’s Online Scholarship Finder visit For information on scholarships and financial aid assistance at CSM, call 301-934-7531 or 301-870-2309, 240-725-5499 or 443-550-6199, Ext. 7531.

            The CSM Foundation, established in 1970, is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that promotes academic excellence, growth, progress and the general welfare of CSM by raising and managing funds, and providing support to strengthen and develop the college and its objectives. For information on contributing to the CSM Foundation scholarship fund, visit

            To see a listing of scholarships awarded for the 2014-15 academic year, visit  



Scholarship Application Deadline.  Midnight, May 31. Through the College of Southern Maryland’s Scholarship Finder online system, new and returning students can access and apply for CSM scholarships through May 31 for classes beginning in the fall 2015 semester. Applicants must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to begin the application process. For information, visit