Columbia Association scholarships for high school students

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Maggie J. Brown Spirit of Columbia Scholarship Award.

Up to six $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from local high schools who have shown a history of providing community service to benefit Columbia residents and those in the Columbia area. For more than 25 years, Columbia Association (CA) has recognized high school seniors for outstanding service to their community.

The students must live on CA-assessed property or have a parent/guardian who works full-time on or owns CA-assessed property. Applicants must be graduating in May/June 2016 from an accredited public, private or parochial high school and need to have a minimum of a “C” cumulative grade point average (2.0).

CA employees, members of CA’s Board of Directors or family members of employees or members of the Board of Directors are not eligible to receive the award.

Applications are available online at Completed applications must be submitted by March 15, 2016. For more information, call 410-715-3161 or email

About Columbia Association

Columbia Association (CA) is a nonprofit community services corporation that manages Columbia, MD, a planned community that is home to approximately 100,000 people and several thousand businesses. Additional information about CA is available at