Maureen R. Sharps Scholarship

2020 Maureen R. Sharps Scholarship

ApplicationsĀ Available Now

Deadline extended!

April 30, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One $5,000 scholarship will be awarded ($2,500 per semester for Fall 2020/Spring 2021)

Qualifications: You must:

  • Be a woman at least 2 years past a high school degree or a high school equivalency (GED);
  • Be at least 20 years of age;
  • Be accepted to an accredited educational or related academic program at an accredited institution, which will lead to a certiļ¬cate of completion or degree; and
  • Have lived, worked or attended school in Garrett County for at least the past 5 years.

To apply, you must:

  1. Complete an application;
  2. Provide a transcript if already attending;
  3. Provide proof of enrollment in an accredited vocational, technical, or post-secondary school, college or university;
  4. Get two letters of reference.


April 30, 2020 @ 4:30 p.m.

Completed applications, with all required supporting documents, must be received by April 30, 2020.

They should be dropped off at, or mailed to:

Board of County Commissioners
203 South Fourth Street, Room 207
Oakland, MD 21550