Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Institutional Scholarship Application

Use the form below to apply for Institutional Scholarships if you plan to attend Chesapeake College in Fall 2023 and/or Spring 2024. A 2023/2024 FAFSA must be on file with Chesapeake College at the time your 2023/2024 Scholarship Application is reviewed.

Remember, we are here to answer any questions you may have about the FAFSA, this application, or anything related to paying for college. Reach out at finaid@chesapeake.edu to connect with us today!

2023-2024 Application Deadlines

NEW STUDENTS: April 21, 2023

RETURNING STUDENTS: May 19, 2023

Students with no previous academic history and graduating dual enrollment students are considered new students. Please read EACH question carefully in order to complete the application correctly.

Institutional Scholarship Application 2023/2024

Personal Information

DO NOT use your high school email address.
Mailing Address *
Mailing Address
If GED earned, enter "GED"

Employment Information

Financial Aid & Academic Information

You must complete the FAFSA to be considered for Institutional Scholarships. Complete the FAFSA at www.studentaid.gov.

Awarded Scholarships

Special Interests and Activities

The first member of your immediate family to attend college.

Community Involvement

List any civic organizations and/or volunteer activities you have belonged to in the past 12 months.

Essay

Your scholarship essay is a very important part of your application. Through the essay, the selection committee is able to see you as more than a GPA or major. A well-written essay allows you to single yourself out from the other scholarship applicants. Maximum word count: 500.

Your essay should address why you are a worthy candidate and should highlight experiences from the past four years: awards and leadership roles, school and community involvement, skills and special knowledge, life and education experiences that have motivated you or demonstrated your ability to overcome obstacles and challenges successfully in order to continue your education, academic and career goals, as well as your personal goals.

Maximum file size: 10MB

DISCLOSURES: Chesapeake College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, native language, religion, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law. To be eligible for some programs the student must be a US Citizen or an Eligible Non-citizen. Most scholarships are restricted by residency, based on scholarship donor specifications. Many scholarships require students maintain a minimum Grade Point Average or number of credit hours each semester. A few scholarships require employment or parental employment at a specific employer, or membership or parental membership within a civic organization (e.g., The Elks).

STUDENT AFFIDAVIT By submitting this application, I understand and agree that falsification of any information provided previously in the Scholarship Application shall result in elimination from consideration for a scholarship and recession of any scholarship award(s). I also hereby give my consent to invested parties to obtain information about me that is pertinent to my scholarship application. This information includes, but is not limited to, my name, financial data (including financial aid and billing data), grade data, and other admission data as requested. I also further give my consent to Chesapeake College to issue publicity using my name and the award(s) I receive.

Affirmed & Acknowledged