Carlessia Hussein Minority Scholarship - Up to $10,000

There is up to $10,000 available to African American or Latino males who are enrolled in a Howard County middle school for the costs of tuition and related expenses associated with participating in “qualified programs” that provide opportunities to gain knowledge, skills and unique experiences to enable them to successfully complete school and become life-long leaders in their community.

For more information review the Guidelines and sample application.

When requesting your confidential letter of recommendation, you may wish to use this sample cover letter.

The list of programs you may wish to consider was last updated on February 19, 2016.


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Congratulations to the 2017 Awardees!