Central Scholarship

Rating: 4.93 stars   101 reviews

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Location: 6 Park Center Court Suite 211 Owings Mills MD 21117 USA

Mission: Central Scholarship is devoted to helping individuals achieve a better life through higher education. We believe that education is a right, not a privilege and that scholarships are an investment, not an expense. We fulfill our mission by: -Funding the financial gap with grants and interest-free loans -Offering financial literacy to educate students and parents about college affordability -Honoring the achievements of our students through publications and events
Results: In 2014, Central Scholarship received over 5,000 applications from students and we committed over $1 million in scholarships and interest-free loans to 220 students. In 2014, one third of our scholarship recipients were the first in their family to attend college.
Target demographics: students afford higher education
Geographic areas served: Maryland
Programs: over $1 million in undergraduate, graduate, and certificate training scholarships every year and free financial literacy education to our community.
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EIN 52-6012589
410-415-5558
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Rating: 5 stars  

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Central Scholarship provides funds for deserving college and graduate students, and they do so with compassion, enthusiasm and professionalism. Central Scholarship staff have repeatedly demonstrated their willingness to "go the extra mile," whether colloborating with peers in the field or reaching out to their student applicants and recipients. I consider this organization to be extremely reliable, and also, a pleasure to work with!

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I don't know what I and my students would do if Central Scholarship did not exist! I rely on CSB to educate my first generation college-going students as far as becoming "informed consumers" about financial aid and scholarships. As the college counselor at a non-profit, I also have all my students apply to CSB for scholarships and no-interest loans; oftentimes those awards are the difference between my students being able to college or not. Even in instances where my students do not receive a scholarship or loan, they learn through the interview process with CSB that they must keep their grades up in college in order to be considered for future scholarships. We are truly blessed to have CSB in the state of Maryland, and I am thankful for both the existence of the organization and the people who work there who are always helpful, encouraging, and positive.

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How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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