Tips for Applying to College

Written by¬†Jessie Nolasco-Sandino. 1. Start looking for and applying to scholarships early on. Most scholarships don’t have their applications available until late Fall or early Spring Semester of an applicant’s Senior Year. However, my advice is to stay actively engaged in the process. Examples: Reach out to the Scholarship board with questions in Junior year. Have a friendly contact on […]

Who Are Our Bernie Scholars?

Who Are Our Bernie Scholars? In May 2018, The Bernie Scholarship Awards Program awarded a record-high 63 scholarships of $1,000 each to low-income residents of Montgomery County who reside in subsidized housing. Since its inception in 1995, $600,000 (524 scholarships) has been awarded to 474 scholars. Those are the statistics of a successful and thriving program. ¬†However, it is the […]