Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Send Your Application before Wednesday, April 30th


The David Craig Memorial Scholarship Fund Board chooses an Eleanor Roosevelt High School senior each year to receive a scholarship for tuition assistance in continuing higher education.  
To be considered for this year's scholarship, please fill out the application form by April 30th.

The award recipient is recognized for his/her average to above average academic standing with greater emphasis given to those qualities that David possessed: active involvement in religious community, leadership in civic community and participation in individual and team sports.

$10,000 David Craig Memorial Scholarship Fund highlighted in Greenbelt News Review

The Craig Scholarship Fund wants city residents and the Eleanor Roosevelt High School
(ERHS) communities to know this local scholarship is available to all ERHS seniors. One
recipient has been selected each year for over 29 years.

The current scholarship, for $10,000, is paid over a four year period.

Two current recipients are attending the University of Maryland and the University of Maryland
at Baltimore County. This year’s recipient will be presented the first payment of $2,500 at the
ERHS senior awards ceremony on May 15 in the school audi torium.

(excerpt from Greenbelt News Review article by Doug Mangum, 4/17/14)

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Scholarship applications due April 30th

The David Craig Memorial Scholarship Fund Board chooses an Eleanor Roosevelt High School senior each year to receive a scholarship for tuition assistance in continuing higher education.  

To be considered for this year's scholarship, please fill out the application form by April 30th.

The award recipient is recognized for his/her average to above average academic standing with greater emphasis given to those qualities that David possessed: active involvement in religious community, leadership in civic community and participation in individual and team sports.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Visit our Exhibit at the Greenbelt Library: December 2012


We've been sending ERHS graduates to college since 1986.

See our exhibit this month in the Greenbelt Library to read some of the history of the scholarship, see the names of all of our awardees, and to find out more about how to apply.

To donate, contact davidcraigmsf@gmail.com or call Doug Mangum at 301-474-7874.


Monday, October 22, 2012

The Washington Post highlights the David Craig Memorial Scholarship


Cooking up college scholarships 
The Washington Post Sunday9 Sep 2012The “Raider Roast,” held Sept. 1 in Greenbelt, drew family and friends of 1979 Eleanor Roosevelt High School graduate David Craig and grateful recipients of the awards that honor his life and spirit. 1. Towson student Sean Whitelock and 2012 David... read more... 





Katelyn Colleen Fosta selected as the 2012 recipient

On May 17th at the Eleanor Roosevelt High School's Senior Awards Ceremony, the David Craig Memorial Scholarship Fund announced that Katelyn Colleen Fosta has been selected the 2012 receipient.  Katelyn the captain of both the softball and swimming teams also competed in soccer and cross country.  Outside of ERHS she participates in sports as a member of the Laurel swim team and with the Adelphi/Beltsville boys and girls club.  It is safe to say she truly enjoys all aspects of athletic competition.  She was P.G. County's Girl of the Year in 2008.  Dedication and willingness are words used to describe her tremendous attributes throughout her personal reference letters.  Letters tell numerous stories of leadership traits and selfless acts in her school, her neighborhood, and her house of worship. 

Greenbelt Patch tells David's and the Scholarship's story


Friends Carry On 28-Year Vigil for Roosevelt Graduate David Craig

Though he died tragically in 1984, his friends refuse to forget the Greenbelter who wore "cocky" well...an interview with the Fund's President, Doug Mangum on August 31, 2012.

Read more: http://greenbelt.patch.com/articles/friends-carry-on-28-year-vigil-for-roosevelt-graduate-david-craig