• Friday, January 18, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: PGCPS schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay.

    EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.

    Viernes, el 18 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
  • Scholarship Information

    CHFHS Online Edmodo Scholarship Club Code is zx6zsf


    Name/Organization Due Date      Link     
    1890 National Scholars Program      4/11 http://www.outreach.usda.gov/education/1890/
    Posse Foundation   www.possefoundation.org
    PGCAF- Performing Arts 6/19 Check your student email for application.
    CH Flowers PTA      5/8  PTA Scholarship
    AABE DC Local Chapter 3/27 http://www.aabe.org/index.php?component=cnews&site_id=75&id=608
    PGCPS Links      Varies      http://www1.pgcps.org/scholarships/
    PGCEA Minority Affairs Committee 4/22      Click here for word document 
    Regina C. Williams Memorial  4/30      http://www.reginacwilliams.org/application_educational.html
    Gems Summer Program      3/15  http://www.usaeop.com/programs/stem-enrichment-activities/gems/
    Drum Major for Justice Oratorical Competition      5/1      http://www.nationalbar.org/NBA/Events/Youthprograms/NBA/Youth_programs.aspx?hkey=ed2d386e-602f-42cb-b707-a26bd33f29f5
    Learn Foundation Scholarship 4/25  http://www.thecommunityfoundation.org/nonprofits/grant-opportunities
    Bleeding Bulb Foundation Scholarship Program 4/10 www.bleedingbulbfoundation.org.
    Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship      4/30  http://www.legacyforhealth.org/get-involved/awards-grants-and-scholarships/dr.-alma-s.-adams-scholarships
    Joshua David Gardner Memorial Scholarship 4/30 Only for HBCU  http://www.joshgardnerendowment.org/pages/scholarship-application.php
    Herbert Lehman Scholarship      5/1 http://www.naacpldf.org/herbert-lehman-education-fund-scholarship
    Nordstrom Scholarship for Juniors      5/1  http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship-us-puerto-rico?origin=leftnav
    Get Girls Golfing Scholarship      5/15  http://www.mygolfinstructor.com/scholarship/
    Ron Brown Scholar Program        www.ronbrown.org
    FASTWEB Scholarship Search         www.fastweb.com
    The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Site         www.truman.gov
    Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship   www.jackierobinson.org
    United Negro College Fund Merck Science Initiative   www.uncf.org/merck/program
    American Association of Hispanic CPA's Scholarships        www.aahcpa.org/scholar
    Hispanic Fund   www.hispanicfund.org
    Scholarships        www.collegeanswer.com
    Unicef        www.uncf.org
    Bristol Myers Squibb Minority Fellowships in Academic Medicine        www.bms.com
    Tylenol Scholarships        www.scholarships.tylenol.com
    State Farm Insurance Achievement Scholarships   www.statefarm.com/foundati/awards
    State Farm Insurance Hispanic Scholarships   www.statefarm.com/foundati/hispanic
    Be an Actuary   www.beanactuary.com
    National Scholarships (all levels)   www.scholarship.kackinatech.com/scholars
    The ROTC scholarships   www.todaysmilitary.com
    Sallie Mae's online Scholarship   www.collegeanswer.com
    Astronaut Scholarship Foundation        www.astronautscholarships.org
    Methodist Scholarships   www.free-4u.com
    Project Excellence Scholarships   www.project-excellence.com
    10 Free Scholarship Searches        www.college-scholarships.com
    US Government Grants/Money        www.students.gov/link_search/listlinks.cfmcfid
    American Psychological Association (APA)   www.apa.org/students/funding
    Americorps   www.cns.gov
    Student Inventors Scholarships   www.invent.org/collegiate
    Student Video Scholarships   www.christophers.org/vidcon2k
    Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships   www.aynrand.org/contests
    Brand Essay Competition   www.instituteforbrandleadership.org/IBLEssayContest
    Sports Scholarships and Internships   www.ncaa.org/about/scholarships
    National Assoc. of Back Journalists Scholarships (NABJ)   www.nabj.org/html/studentssvcs
    Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund        www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org
    Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid (Scholarships)   www.finaid.org
    Presidential Freedom Scholarships   www.nationalservice.org/scholarships
    Microsoft Scholarship Program   www.microsoft.com/college/scholarships/minority/asp
    William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarships for Minorities   www.apsanet.org/PS/grants/aspen3.cfm
    Multiple List of Minority Scholarships   www.genon.ir.miami.edu/financial-assistance/Scholarships/black
    Guaranteed Scholarships/black   www.guaranteed-scholarships.com
    Easley National Scholarships   www.naas.org/senior
    Maryland Artists Scholarships   www.maef.org
    Historically Black College & University Scholarships   www.iesabroad.org/info/hbcu
    International Students's Scholarships and Aid   www.iefa.org
    College Board Scholarship Search   www.cbweb10p.collegeboard.org/fundfinder
    Federal Scholarships & Aid   www.fedmoney.org
    25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel   www.blackexcel.org/25scholarships
    Scholarships Links   www.efg.net/link/scholarships
    FAFSA on the web   www.fafsa.ed.gov
    Aid & Resources for Re-Entry students   www.back2college.com
    HBCU Packard Sit Aboard Scholarships   www.sit.edu/studyabroad/packard
    Inroads internships   www.inroads.org
    ScienceNet Scholarship Listing   www.sciencenet.emory.edu/undergrad/scholarships
    Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford   www.rhodesscholar.org/info
    American Institute of Certified Public Accounts        www.aicpa.org
    Black Alliance for Education   www.baeo.org
    Minorities in Engineering   www.nacme.org
    Bonner Foundation   www.bonner.org
    Alpha Kappa Alphis   www.akaeaf.org
    Lighthouse Community Development Corp        For applications see the guidance office or your student email
    Excellence   www.excellence.org
    Southern Management     Corporation   Giving Back

    All CHFHS students, especially those who are juniors and seniors, are invited to join The Scholarship Club's Edmodo Group. The group provides information on local, state, and national scholarships year round. During the school year several face-to-face scholarship help sessions will be held by Mrs. Coelho-Tooley for students seeking help with the application process. Students can join the Edmodo group using the following link: https://edmo.do/j/zhgi82


    Check out these fabulous scholarships:

    Alice P. Allen Application   Alice P. Allen Letter  (due 2/24)


    The Herb Block Scholarship: “The scholarship is “last dollar” valued at up to $8,000 per academic year not to exceed $16,000 over the life of the scholarship. The actual award amount for each recipient is determined in conjunction with the school’s financial aid office and is based on a student’s financial need after all other resources are considered. The award covers tuition, mandatory fees, books, and supplies, as well as limited transportation and on–campus childcare expenses. Scholarship recipients can renew their scholarships for up to five years. One hundred scholarships are granted every year; fifty for the fall semester and fifty for the spring semester.” This scholarship is open to DC residents attending Prince George’s Community College as well. Please see website for deadlines and more information.




    AABE Scholarship

    Ira Dorsey Foundation

    Esperanza Education Fund

    NFLPA Scholarship

    Chief Executive Scholarship

    Community Service Scholarship

    Leadership Scholarship