Applications for the 2021 Change the Pain Scholarship have now closed. Award recipients will be announced in the coming weeks. 


What are the scholarship requirements?

  • Applicant must be a full-time high school senior in the state of Maryland
  • Applicant must be accepted into an accredited college/university by April 1, 2021

What do I need to apply?

  • A completed and submitted application
  • 1 letter of recommendation

When will I need to provide proof of College Acceptance?

Qualified applicants will be asked to provide proof of college enrollment before the application deadline (April 15, 2021)

Who should write my letter of recommendation?

Your letter of recommendation must be written by a nonrelative, an employer, colleague, or friend. Your recommender should be able to speak to your character and achievements

How much is the Scholarship?

The Change the Pain Scholarship provides recipients $1,000 for college expenses

When will I be notified if I was selected to receive the scholarship?

Final Decisions will be made in summer 2021.