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Meet The Money Givers 2014

Do you know someone about to graduate from high school? WMDT and the Delmarva Education Foundation highlighted several scholarships available. Check out some of these stories below. The money is out there Delmarva, let us help you find it!

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Snow Hill Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

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SALISBURY, Md. – The Snow Hill Chamber of Commerce is once again offering a scholarship this year.

Zeta Phi Beta Scholarships

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SALISBURY, Md. -  Reunite Johnson is the President of the Iota Chi Zeta Chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta, a historically black sorority. "Our founding principle of the sorority is service, we're big on service," she says. One part of that service is offering scholarships.

Dick and Pat Hazel Minority Scholarships

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SALISBURY, Md. - In 1993, Dick and Pat Hazel, who owned Pepsi Bottling, donated money to start a scholarship.

"Grow Your Own Teacher" Scholarship: Worcester Co.

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SALISBURY, Md. - Michelle Hammond knows a thing or two about education. In 2007, she was Maryland Teacher of the Year. Now, still teaching, she's a part of the "Grow Your Own Teacher Program" in Worcester County.

Snow Hill Lions Club Scholarships

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SALISBURY, Md. - Bill Gordy and the Snow Hill Lions' Club are offering two scholarship opportunities this year. The first is the Hancock Scholarship.

Pocomoke High Class of ’64 Memorial Scholarship

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SALISBURY, Md. -  Pocomoke High School's class of 1964 isn't your typical group. They graduated just 54 students.

Alice Parsons Davis Memorial Scholarship

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SALISBURY, Md. – When beloved Parkside High School teacher Alice Davis passed away three years ago, her surviving colleagues decided to honor her memory by offering scholarships, and they've been doing it every year since.

Green Hill Yacht & Country Club Scholarship

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SALISBURY, Md. - In 1994, a local family donated an endowment to Green Hill Yacht & Country Club. Since 2006, they've been giving out one $1,000 scholarship per year, available to qualifying students in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties.

Viren and Rekha Sharma Scholarships

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SALISBURY, Md. - An engineer-turned-businessman, Viren Sharma came to America years ago seeking opportunity. He capitalized on his chances, and he's tired of seeing American students squander theirs.

A Scholarship Calling Salisbury’s Youth To Action

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SALISBURY, Md. -  It's a unique scholarship, built to address the high cost of education, but simultaneously to get the youth of Salisbury engaged in downtown revitalization.

Salisbury Elks Offering Scholarships

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SALISBURY, Md. - The Elks Lodge is one of the leading fraternal orders in the U-S, claiming nearly a million members. The Local Salisbury Chapter is again offering scholarships this year as part of their community outreach.

Supporting STEM Majors At Salisbury University

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SALISBURY, Md. - There's been a tremendous push in recent years for STEM-related educational programs, and at nearby Salisbury University, the Richard A. Henson School of Technology is in the vanguard of that push.

Eastern Shore Reading Council Educating Future Educators

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SALISBURY, Md. - In this edition of Meet The Money Givers, we'll learn about what one local organization is doing to help educate the very people who will one day teach our young ones themselves.

Art League of Ocean City Scholarships

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SALISBURY, Md. - One way to keep local communities thriving in the arts is to nurture creativity throughout the process.

Dr. Joseph Badros Scholarship

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SALISBURY, Md. - After her husband died, Diana Badros wanted to honor him. She chose to do so with a $2,000 yearly scholarship, to support students and give them the chance to succeed the way her husband had.

DBF, Inc. Scholarship: Blueprint For Success

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SALISBURY, Md. - Architects and engineers are the professionals that design and build the world around us.

College Goal Maryland: Demystifying The FAFSA

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SALISBURY, Md. – The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA, is a tedious and potentially confusing piece of business.

Goodwill’s Career Center Scholarships

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SALISBURY, Md. - Goodwill's Lower Shore Career Center is living up to its name, not only offering career development services, but also scholarships to cover the cost.

Delmarva Poultry Scholarships

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SALISBURY, Md. - The Delmarva Poultry Industry is once again giving back to the community by offering scholarships. In fact, this year, DPI could be giving out up to four.

SWAC: Keeping Artists Engaged With Scholarships

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SALISBURY, Md. - The Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council, commonly known as SWAC, is an organization deeply committed to supporting art and artists. Part of that ongoing effort comes in the form of scholarship opportunities.

Powering Scholarship Opportunities For Students In Need

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SALISBURY, Md. - The very same group that provides electricity to many on Maryland's Eastern Shore is also providing scholarship opportunities to students.

Scholarships For The Overlooked Student

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SALISBURY, Md. – When you hear the words "scholarship candidate," often what come to mind are perfect or near-perfect grades, top-tier scores on standardized tests, and an immaculate record of involvement. But there are plenty of scholarship opportunities for students with those flashy credentials.

Portrait Of The Artist As A Scholarship Winner

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SALISBURY, Md. – The image of the starving artist may be romantic, but it's not exactly sustainable, especially if that artist is paying for college.

Maryland Senators Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

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SALISBURY, Md. – Every year, the Maryland Higher Education Commission makes scholarship money available through their Senatorial Scholarship Program.

Worcester Co. Library Foundation Scholarships

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WORCESTER CO., Md. – Students in Worcester County have opportunities to get money for college directly from the County Library Foundation.

How To Succeed In Business...Without Paying For Everything

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SALISBURY, Md. - Getting a leg up in business can be difficult, but getting a leg up to go to business school, may be easier than you think.

The Eunice Q. Sorin Scholarship

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OCEAN CITY, Md. – Eunice Q. Sorin was a larger-than-life personality, a motel owner, and most of all, someone deeply committed to community involvement.

2014 Meet The Money Givers Kicks Off

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SALISBURY, Md. – WMDT is proud to once again be partnering with the Delmarva Education Foundation for "Meet The Money Givers," a series airing twice a week, highlighting local scholarship opportunities, and the people who make those scholarships possible.

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