HERB Block Foundation

Herb Block

The Herb Block Scholarship provides financial assistance to high school graduates, community college students, and adult learners who wish to continue their studies at Washington, D.C. area community colleges. 

Award Amount

The scholarship is "last dollar" valued at up to $8,000 per academic year not to exceed $16,000 over the life of the grant.


July and November

Degrees offered
  • Associate Degree
Award Type
  • Books
  • Childcare
  • Fees
  • Supplies
  • Transportation
  • Tuition
Accepted Higher Education Institutions

Montgomery College, Northern Virginia Community College, Prince George's Community College, University of the District of Columbia Community College

Documents Required for Submission
  • Complete Application Form
  • FAFSA (if eligible)
  • Proof of Post-Secondary Enrollment
  • Transcripts (High School/GED/Previous College)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Essay
Admission Contact Information
Age Requirements
Minimum: 16
Maximum: 99
District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
Secondary Credential Obtained
  • US GED
  • US High School Diploma
Student Status
  • HS credential seeking
  • HS credential obtained
  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary
Other Eligibility Requirements

Students of any age are eligible for The Herb Block Scholarship if they are a high school graduates, GED holders, or current community college students. View scholarship website for additional eligibility requirements.

Admissions Contact Information