HARC is excited to announce the opening of “The Equity in Education Scholarship Fund for the 2022/2023 school year. Multiple scholarships will be awarded annually ranging from $1,500 to $5,000 to racially minoritized students (with preference to African American students) who reside in Washington County, Md., and are pursuing a degree in education or a related field.
The application is open now through May 31.
Applicants must be accepted into an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program and pursuing a degree in education or a related field OR be accepted into a Master of Arts in Teaching program, among other requirements
This initiative was established through a partnership between the Hagerstown Area Religious Council (HARC) Racial Justice Team, Rise Up Hagerstown, and the Education Foundation of WCPS. For more details about requirements and how to apply visit the Education Foundation of WCPS Equity in Education web page.
Initial funding for this scholarship was provided by Rise Up Hagerstown. Additional donations are desired to provide more scholarships. Donations can be made directly to the Education Foundation of WCPS here, or you may contribute to a faith community combined donation through HARC.