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PVAC Fund, Inc.    P.O. Box 10372, Rockville, MD

Montgomery County Parade of Scholarships


PVAC Fund, Inc. Thanks the following Montgomery County Parade of Scholarships Community Partners for Supporting

Montgomery County Youth Pursuing a College Education

Gaithersburg-Rockville Chapter
Kappa Youth and Community Foundation
John Pulliam, Polemarch


Ivy Vine Charities, Inc.

Valeria Ford, President


Montgomery County Alumnae Chapter
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Mona S. Williams, President


Montgomery County Branch
Linda Plummer, President

Montgomery County Chapter
Continental Societies, Inc.
Chaye Suber, President

Montgomery County Chapter
National Panhellenic Council
Bertha Ballew, President


Montgomery County Maryland Chapter
The Society, Inc.
Mary Douglass, President


Montgomery County MD Section
National Council of Negro Women
Crystal Lee, President 


Potomac Valley Alumnae Chapter
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Alissa Bonner, President 


Potomac Valley Chapter 

Jack and Jill of America
Jonice Gray Tucker, President 

Patuxent River {MD) Chapter
The Links, Incorporated
Annie W. Everett, President


Potomac (VA) Chapter
The Links, Incorporated
Jeanette Conrad-Ellis, President

Silver Spring (MD) Chapter
The Links, Incorporated
Pamela M. Young, President


Class of 2022,
Please Visit The Parade of Scholarships’ Community Partners’

Websites for 2022 Scholarship Applications

Kappa Youth and Community Foundation, Gaithersburg-Rockville Chapter

The Kappa Youth & Community Foundation funds scholarships awarded to male students who plan to attend a college or university. Foundation has provided more than 27 annual scholarships in the last 6 years. Gaithersburg-Rockville area male high school seniors can apply. Each applicant is thoroughly reviewed and evaluated on their high school transcripts, personal statement, future goals, and motivation to “Achieve.” The top scholarship recipients who are selected are recognized at the annual Kappa Youth and Community Foundation Scholarship dinner.


National Panhellenic Council, Montgomery County Chapter

The 2021-2022 NPHC-MCMD Scholarship Applications are now available for graduating High School Seniors accepted into and attending Historical Black College or Universities (HBCU) in the Fall of 2022 and registered HBCU College students in good academic standing at an accredited institution. HS Senior Applicants are given special consideration.


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Montgomery County Alumnae Chapter

The Montgomery County (MD) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. scholarships are open to Montgomery County high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students for the 2021-2022 school year. These scholarships are available to both male and female students. Check out the Scholarship page to download the fillable applications. 


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Potomac Valley Alumnae Chapter

Scholarships will be awarded to Western Montgomery County High School graduating seniors based on the following criteria: Academic Achievement, Community Service, Financial Need, Essay; Common Core State Standards Writing Rubrics (Grades 11-12) Argument included. Up to three (3) scholarships will be awarded. The maximum award will be $3000.


The Links, Incorporated, Patuxent River (MD) Chapter

The Patuxent River (MD) Chapter of The Link Incorporated has 4 scholarship categories for eligible graduating high school students living in Montgomery County, MD.

Delegate Pamela Queen Community Service Scholarship & Delegate Leslie Lopez Community Service Scholarship:
PRC and Delegate Pam Queen may award scholarships to one or more high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2022. Students must reside in Delegate Queen’s Legislative District 14 and demonstrate academic achievement and significant community service.

PRC and Delegate Lopez may award scholarships to one or more high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2022. Students must reside in Delegate Lopez’s Legislative District 39 and demonstrate academic achievement and significant community service.

Patuxent River (MD) Links HBCU STEM Merit Scholarship:
Under the National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Initiative of The Links, Incorporated, PRC established the HBCU Merit Scholarship to support efforts to increase the graduation rate of HBCU students seeking degrees in sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. The organization may award scholarships for academic achievement to one or more students graduating from high school in the spring of 2022.

G.E.M.S. Scholarship:
PRC carries out the “Cultivating Young Girls into G.E.M.S.: Global-minded, Empowerment, and Motivated for Success” (G.E.M.S) Program which focuses on developing young ladies by incorporating the work of The Links, Incorporated’s program facets (Service to Youth, Arts, National Trends & Services, International Trends & Services, and Health & Human Services) into one umbrella program. G.E.M.S. graduating from high school in the spring of 2022 that meet the eligibility criteria may apply for the G.E.M.S. scholarship.


The Society, Inc., Montgomery County Chapter

The Society, Incorporated, Montgomery County Maryland is a 501( c)3 non-profit national organization of women dedicated to enhancing, exposing, and promoting youth in the arts for the betterment of their communities.  The Chapter provides encouragement and supports to youth who are talented in the arts in Montgomery County and the Washington D.C. Metropolitan areas.  The Chapter scholarship program was established to recognize and honor outstanding achievements of young ladies and gentlemen in the arts who reside in Montgomery County or in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. Scholarship awards are based on artistic and academic merit and granted in three areas: visual, performing, and literary arts. While a demonstration of basic talent is important, other issues such as extracurricular activities and the level of involvement in school and community programs are also considered. Annually, the chapter provides scholarships to high school seniors in the Montgomery County and Washington DC area to recognize and honor outstanding achievements in the arts.


Continental Societies, Inc

National Scholarship...The organization awards five Scholarships to deserving young people – one in each of the four regions of the Societies, and one National recipient. Applications must be submitted to a Chapter Representative. Scholarships are awarded in each June. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors attending college for the first time. They must have applied to and been accepted to a four-year college or university. Applicants also must apply through a local Continental chapter and advance through the Regional level to compete for the National Scholarships.


The Links, Incorporated, Silver Spring (MD) Chapter

The Silver Spring (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Scholarship Program is designed to offer opportunities for students who are committed to the pursuit of academic excellence through matriculation at a four-year college/university, graduate/professional school, two-year community college, and/or technical school.  It is grounded in the organization’s commitment to enhancing and extending students’ knowledge through education and fulfilling our commitment of service to our community.  The Scholarship Program’s foci are as follows:

  • To provide support to deserving high school student(s) who will enroll in a four-year college/university;

  • To offer financial support for a student(s) who are entering/currently enrolled in a graduate school program and/or professional school (medical, law, divinity, etc.);

  • To provide financial assistance to a female single-head-of-household student(s) who are currently enrolled or will enroll in a four-year college/university program;

  • To provide support to student(s) enrolled at a historically black college or university (HBCU);

  • To provide continued support to current scholarship recipients enrolled at a four-year college/university who have demonstrated academic excellence; and

  • To provide financial support to a student who enrolls in a technical school (cosmetology, practical nursing, mechanics, culinary arts, etc.) or two-year community college


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