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Adjunct Faculty Scholarship Committee

Adjunct Faculty Scholarship Committee

Established in 2011 by the CSM Adjunct Faculty Committee in support of students who demonstrate academic excellence and reside in Calvert, Charles or St. Mary’s counties.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Nu Zeta Omega Chapter

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Nu Zeta Omega Chapter

Nu Zeta Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Scholarship- Established in 2006 by the Nu Zeta Omega Chapter in support of students majoring in Teacher Education.

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Austin J. Slater, Jr. and Eleanor Slater

Dedicated to public service and educational excellence, Neale Chaney Slater, was a Cadet in the Maryland State Police and a College of Southern Maryland (CSM) student in the fire science program. Neale accomplished so much as an honors graduate of Leonard Hall Junior...

Besche Family

Besche Family

Michael Besche is a hard working individual that values determination and dedication. He established the Scholars and Mentoring Program Scholarship in 2013 to provide financial assistance and mentorship to students that share his core values. He hopes to provide many...

Brad and Linda Gottfried

Brad and Linda Gottfried

Brad and Linda Gottfried wanted to create opportunities and support students who have overcome a personal difficulty or hardship. The “Against All Odds” Scholarship was established at the College of Southern Maryland Foundation on January 30, 2012 by Dr. Brad and...

Brad and Linda Gottfried Art Scholarship

Brad and Linda Gottfried Art Scholarship

Established in 2012 by the Gottfried’s in memory of Bernice Gottfried, Brad’s mother. This award supports students majoring in the Arts.

Calvert County Chamber of Commerce

Calvert County Chamber of Commerce

Calvert Chamber of Commerce Annual Scholarship- Established in 2005 by the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce in support of students from Calvert County. Calvert Chamber of Commerce Endowment Fund- Established in 2002 by the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce in...

Captain (Ret.)  Glen Ives and Family

Captain (Ret.) Glen Ives and Family

Jaye S. Ives Freedom Scholarship- Established in 2012 by Captain (Ret.) Glen Ives and Family in memory of his mother. This scholarship supports veterans and the spouse or children of active duty or retired military service members.

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Charles K. Walsh

Charles “Charlie” K. Walsh came to St. Mary’s County from Louisville, KY in 1959 to study at Sacred Heart Novitiate on the campus of what is now St. Mary’s Ryken High School. He then went on to Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and graduated with a...

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Charles Robert Posten

In 1958, Charles R. “Charlie” Posten established CR Posten Excavating, a company that would support his family and community for over 47 years. He later expanded the business to include his two sons and renamed it CR Posten & Sons Excavating. His sons used the skills...

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Coldwell Banker Jay Lilly Real Estate

Jay Lilly, CSM alumnus ‘75 and owner of Coldwell Banker Jay Lilly Real Estate established the “Reward for Referral” Program in partnership with the CSM Foundation. Launched in 2012, this program supports the College’s General Scholarship Fund with Mr. Lilly donating...

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Col. Mary R. Boyd

Col. Mary Boyd earned a diploma in Nursing from the Medical College of VA; a BSN from the University of Nebraska; and a MSN from the University of California, San Francisco. She entered active duty with the U.S Air Force in October 1958 and had an outstanding...

Concerned Black Women of Calvert County

Concerned Black Women of Calvert County

Concerned Black Women of Calvert County Women in Transition Scholarship- Established in 2013 by the Concerned Black Women of Calvert County in support of returning adult students who are Calvert County residents.

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Cox Family

Born in Marbury, Annie Marguerite Warder Cox lived all of her 72 years in Charles County, Maryland, where she attended elementary through high school. She was a devoted mother who worked as a waitress to provide for her family. She took great joy in attending four of...

CSM Alumni Association

CSM Alumni Association

CSM Alumni Association Scholarship- Established by the CSM Alumni Association in support of returning students.

CSM Foundation

CSM Foundation

Established in 1970, the CSM Foundation is the non-profit, 501©3 charitable organization and fundraising arm of the College of Southern Maryland. Comprised of an all-volunteer tri-county Board of Directors, the CSM Foundation raises friends and funds to support...

CSM Health Sciences Division

CSM Health Sciences Division

Susan N. Behmke Legacy Scholarship- Established in 2012 by the CSM Health Sciences Division in honor of retired CSM Nursing professor, Susan N. Behmke. This award supports Nursing students.

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Diane Kaufman Fredette

Manhattan Architect Diane Kaufman Fredette came to know Southern Maryland through her annual involvement with the College of Southern Maryland’s Women + Math. She immediately embraced the program to inspire young women. “She encouraged them. She gave them her full ...

Dr. Francis P. Chiaramonte

Dr. Francis P. Chiaramonte

Established in 2010 by Dr. Francis P. Chiaramonte, M.D., in support of students majoring in Health Care or STEM fields who are experiencing hardships.

Earl and Elena Whipple

Earl and Elena Whipple

Earl and Elena Whipple established the Shani- Jinaki Whipple Endowed Scholarship Fund for the Physically Challenged in memory of their daughter who overcame many obstacles to achieve personal and academic excellence in every aspect of her life. Shani-Jinaki lived her...

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Family of David Michael Krankowski

A 2007 graduate of Calvert High School, David Michael Krankowski continued his education in the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) Engineering program. Prior to graduation from CSM, he looked forward to transferring to the University of Maryland Engineering School...

Home Town Real Estate

Home Town Real Estate

Home Towne Real Estate Scholarship- Established in 2011 by Home Towne Real Estate in support of full-time students from the Southern Maryland area.

Jane Grove

Jane Grove

Walter B. Grove II Memorial Endowed Scholarship- Established in 1999 by Walter and Jane Grove in memory of their son. This award supports students in the visual arts.

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Jane Hale Sypher

The former dean of the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Leonardtown Campus and community activist Jane Hale Sypher is being recognized with a scholarship named in her honor by the St. Mary’s County Commission for Women through the College of Southern Maryland...

La Plata Lions Club

La Plata Lions Club

La Plata Lions Club-Milton M. Somers Scholarship- Established in 2004 by the La Plata Lions Club. This award supports Charles County residents who are graduates of La Plata High School or attended Milton Somers Middle School.

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Laura Polk, Health Sciences Division

Over the course of her 30-year career as a pediatric nursing instructor at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM), Susan N. Behmke, MS, RN, inspired countless students and many colleagues. Staff members at hospitals in Southern Maryland who attended CSM never fail to...

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Linda Redding and Kevin Grimes

Linda Redding and Kevin Grimes partnered with the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation to establish the Our Earth Scholarship. The sole purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance for tuition, fees and books to CSM students who are...

Linda Redding & Kevin Grimes

Linda Redding & Kevin Grimes

Linda Redding and Kevin Grimes partnered with the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation to establish the Our Earth Scholarship. The sole purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance for tuition, fees, and books to CSM students who are...

Mark Posten & Christine Rush

Mark Posten & Christine Rush

In 1958, Charles R. “Charlie” Posten established CR Posten Excavating, a company that would support his family and the community for over 47 years. He later expanded the business to include his two sons and renamed it CR Posten & Sons Excavating. His sons used the...

Mary Katherine Waugh and Family

Mary Katherine Waugh and Family

Sidney John Francis Waugh, Sr. Memorial Scholarship- Established in 2009 by Mary Katherine Waugh and Family in memory of her husband and retired CSM employee, Sidney Waugh, Sr.