Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) and the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) are hosting a scholarship fair next month to educate students and parents in paying for college expenses. The fair is 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17 in the Business and Industry (BI) building of the CSM La Plata campus. The event is geared for high school juniors and seniors interested in learning about college scholarships.
The fair will also include parent workshops. Workshop topics range from college savings plans and completing the college application process to navigating the free application for federal student aid and how student athletes can apply for athletic scholarships.
The CSM La Plata campus is located at 8730 Mitchell Road. CCPS has a page on its website dedicated to scholarship information for parents and students. Visit https://www.ccboe.com/ss/scholarships-financial-aid-resources/ to learn more.
Charles County Public Schools provides 27,400 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.
The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.