Monday, May 16, 2016

More about the David Craig Memorial Scholarship Fund

The David Craig Memorial Scholarship Fund Application Deadline (DCMSF) was April 30th, stay tuned for next year, Juniors. 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 30 years.
The current scholarship, for $10,000, is paid over a four year period.
This year’s recipient will be presented the first payment of $2,500 at the ERHS senior awards ceremony in the school auditorium.

The Craig Scholarship tradition began in 1986 as a tribute and memorial to David Craig, a 1979 ERHS graduate whose tragic death in 1984 sparked a desire by his family and friends for a lasting memorial and a rewarding response by helping others with education expenses.
The DCMSF is totally funded by private donations and gifts and is a nonprofit organization recognized by the State of Maryland.
To apply or to learn more about the fund, visit The telephone number is 301-474-7874.
Douglas Magnum is the president of the David Craig Memorial Scholarship Foundation. Portions of this story appeared in the Greenbelt News Review.