The Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) College Fair is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3 at North Point High School. CCPS high school juniors and seniors visit the fair during the day for the opportunity to meet with more than 75 representatives of colleges and universities — including historically Black college and universities (HBCUs), trade schools and the U.S. military.
Parents and students not enrolled in CCPS cannot attend the fair during the day, however they can attend from 6 to 8 p.m. to learn financial aid procedures and gather information from college and university representatives. Christian Zimmermann, director of financial assistance at the College of Southern Maryland, will hold financial aid workshops at 6:15 and 7:15 p.m.
Scholarship information will be available at the college fair. Seniors can learn more about scholarships at https://www.ccboe.com/departments/student-services/student-support/college-scholarshipsfinancial-aid. Students and their families should visit the page frequently for scholarship deadlines. The Charles County Scholarship Fund application will open in mid-January and close March 1.
Students and their families can get tips, advice and assistance from their school’s college and career advisor.
Charles County Public Schools provides 27,598 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 M. 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.
CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).