March 13, 2006

Applications available for aspiring educators

The Washington County Retired Educational Personnel Association is accepting applications for three $1,000 scholarships for the 2006-07 school year with preference for students pursuing education as a career.

Any Washington County public school graduating senior may apply for the scholarships.

Applications are available in high school guidance offices. Students also may pick up an application from the public information office at the Washington County Board of Education on Commonwealth Avenue in Hagerstown or by downloading one from

Applications may be mailed to Leon C. Brumback, 10219 Summers Lane, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Applications must be postmarked by April 20.

Financial management aid

FREDERICK, Md. - The Western Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Military Comptrollers is offering its 12th annual scholarship award of $1,000 to a student majoring in financial management.

High school seniors from Washington and Frederick counties may apply for the scholarship.

A scholarship packet with guidelines and application forms is available at area high schools and at the board of education offices in both counties. The packet also is available by writing to ASMC, P.O. Box 1756, Frederick, MD 21702-0756.


Applications must be postmarked by April 18.

Medical/health field scholarships

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - The Board of Directors of the Dr. J. Elmer Harp Medical Center Inc. is accepting applications from residents of the Middletown Valley for two $5,000 scholarships for students pursuing a career in a medical/health-related field.

The scholarship is funded by the estate of the late Jane E. Harp, daughter of Dr. J. Elmer Harp.

The geographic area of the Middletown Valley goes north to the Washington County line, south to the Potomac River, west to the Washington County line and east to Braddock Heights.

Applications are available for graduating seniors through the guidance offices at Middletown and Brunswick high schools.

Applications must be received by March 30.

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