Constituent Services

Overview

My office in Annapolis is working on your behalf and can help you or your organization navigate state agencies, obtain information on pending legislation, secure legislative internships, law clerkships & Delegate scholarships, apply for the the Page program, navigate local bond bills, and arrange State Capitol tours. For more information, or if we can be of any assistance, please call my office at (301) 841-3528 or email me at sam.arora@house.state.md.us.

Scholarships from Delegate Arora
Del. Arora's 2013 Scholarship Awardees

Scholarships from my office generally are administered by the Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation. The Foundation makes award graduating high school and previous Foundation awardees. The application process is detailed below. Please note the March 14 deadline for new students and March 12 for renewals.

The process for awards outside of the Foundation (e.g. if you do not qualify under Foundation criteria) will be announced on this page at a later time, and funding for such awards will limited.

How to Apply for Foundation Scholarships

  1. Please complete the Scholarship Application Common Form using the online form.  When completed and successfully submitted, a confirmation will be sent to your e-mail address. Print all pages of the application.
  2. Request an unofficial copy of your current high school transcript from your school Registrar, inclusive of first semester senior year grades.
  3. Download or direct your teacher or counselor to the evaluation form, in interactive PDF format.
  4. The evaluation form should be submitted in a sealed envelope along with your packet, inclusive of a copy of your printed application, current high school transcript, and  FAFSA (if eligible to file).  Your packet must be received by March 14, 2014.
  5. Typewritten financial needs essay and any additional essays for specific scholarships are submitted through the online application process.
  6. Please provide proof of application to Montgomery College or public Maryland College/University.
  7. If eligible, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Federal Student Aid Form and submit a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR), which includes your Expected Family Contribution (EFC), as part of your application.
  8. If applying for a legislative scholarship, please include your district on the application form in the legislative section. Look up district for your delegate/senator: Who Are Your Elected Officials.
  9. Please be sure that you have signed the application in all the appropriate places through the electronic online process.
  10. Please ask your parent to review and sign the application form if you are under 18 years of age.
APPLICATION CHECK LIST
  • A printed copy of your submitted online application
  • A copy of your MCPS high school trascript from the Reistrar, inclusive of your first semester grades
  • Teacher/counselor evaluation form in a sealed envelope
  • Proof of application to Montgomery College or public Maryland College/University
  • If eligible, FAFSA, with a copy of the SAR 

NOTE:  All items on the Check List are required. Other scholarships listed may have additional required materials. Those applying for a legislative scholarship must include their legislative district.

COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKET WITH ALL REQUIRED  DOCUMENTS AND THE APPLICATION CHECKLIST(S) MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE MARCH 14, 2014 DEADLINE. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

SEND TO:
Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation, Inc.
MCPS Education Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Program
850 Hungerford Drive, Room 149
Rockville, MD 20850
EmailJeanne_P_Young@mcpsmd.org 
Call 301-279-3660