BSAP Chosen by Women Who Care

The Bernie Scholarship Awards Program, our 501(c)3 nonprofit, was chosen by the 100 Women Who Care of Lower Montgomery County to receive a monetary contribution which will have a significant impact for the community.  The 100 Women Who Care of Lower Montgomery seeks to address a charitable need in our local community and to collectively use our individual resources to […]

Friendraiser is this Friday!

The Friendraiser is right around the corner and we need YOUR help! Please get the word out about this special and unique event. Tickets are still available and are just $20. We will have the following speakers: Champion whistler and inspirational speaker Chris Ullman Superbowl Champion Otis Smith Scholarship awardee Erika Granville Scholarship awardee Natanel Assefa Check out our media […]

Women’s History Month is March 1st

March 1st marks the deadline for the Bernie Scholarship Awards Program, but it also marks the start of Women’s History Month. Since 1972, Title IX has provided the right to education free from sex discrimination. With Title IX, women and girls have been able to make great strides toward sex equality in education, but many serious obstacles remain. One of […]

BSAP at the Rotary Club

Nancy Scull (BSAP) and Tonia Harries (BSAP Award Winner) visited the Rotary Club of Gaithersburg on January 8, 2018. Nancy Scull and Tonia Harries introduced our group to The Bernie Scholarship Awards Program. It was founded in 1995 by Mr. Bernie Tetreault to aid high school seniors, and adults beginning or returning to school, with the cost of college or […]

BSAP Featured in Montgomery Magazine

The Bernie Scholarship Awards Program was featured in the November 2018 Newsletter of Montgomery Magazine, an online publication updated bi-monthly by Montgomery County Media Group and has a readership across Montgomery County in excess of 55,000. The newsletter is available here: http://www.montgomerymag.com/Emails_Newsletters/Nov18Newsletter/MM_Nov18Enews.html 

BSAP Featured on County Cable Montgomery

BSAP Board Members Nancy Scull and Sandy Smith were recently featured on Make a Difference, a program put together by County Cable Montgomery. The two discussed the Montgomery County Volunteer Center as well as the Bernie Scholarship Awards Program with the show’s host, Lorraine Driscoll.

Donations Needed – BSAP Begins 2019 Campaign

The Bernie Scholarship Awards Program’s mission is to provide financial assistance for college or vocational training programs to graduating high school seniors and other adults who are low-income and live in subsidized rental housing in Montgomery County, Maryland. Our goal is to help our recipients achieve a better future, to rise above their challenging circumstances. The scholarship that we provide […]

Did you know? BSAP Provides Ongoing Mentoring

The Merriam-Webster definition of mentor is “a trusted counselor or guide.” Mentorship is part of the mission of our foundation. One-on-one mentorship relationships between board members and scholarship recipients underscores our dedication to the success of our scholarship recipients. The following is an interesting article that contrasts a coach to a mentor. While coaching is important and needed to assist […]