The Dwight P. Jacobus Scholarships

The+Dwight+P.+Jacobus+Scholarships

Danielle Barnes

The Dwight P. Jacobus Scholarships were established by the Association of School Business Officials of Maryland and the District of Columbia to assist those citizens of the State and/or District who require financial assistance to secure a college education. Scholarships are awarded to deserving undergraduate students pursuing a career in Business or Education at an accredited institution of higher education within Maryland or the District of Columbia. Dwight P. Jacobus was the first Executive Director of ASBO.
Ten scholarships may be awarded each year.Each scholarship has a value of $1,000.00 for the school year awarded; to be paid directly to the school in which the recipient is enrolled. At least one scholarship will be awarded to an individual enrolled in an approved program leading to teacher certification. Awards are made by the Association of School Business Officials of Maryland and the District of Columbia based upon:

  • Scholastic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores or American College Test (ACT) scores
  • Quality of extra-curricular achievements