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Scholarship Season

Help for affording college

Right now is the time to apply for scholarships. Here are four.
    The Coast Guard Foundation awards scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to children of Coast Guard members present or past. Deadline March 15: bit.ly/1WhEcv4.
    The Calvert Marine Museum’s Fossil Club offers the $500 Betty (Sandy) Roberts Scholarship for Natural Sciences to graduating seniors in Southern Maryland in pursuit of post-secondary education in natural sciences. Deadline March 31: calvertmarinemuseum.com/DocumentCenter/View/2017.
    The Southern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce awards two $1,000 scholarships to students who live in southern Anne Arundel County or northern Calvert County. Deadline April 1: southcounty.org.
    The Volunteer Council at Calvert Marine Museum has a new $500 scholarship for graduating seniors or graduates 25 years and under who can document 20 hours of volunteer service in the past year. Deadline April 1: bit.ly/VCScholarshipProgram.