Frequently Asked Questions

YouthCon Scholarship is a project organized by AASuccess as the result of the collaborative effort of many individuals and organizations seeking to empower, inspire, and support the youth to make changes in the community.

In short, a student must:

  • Attend high schools or colleges/universities in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. and younger than 21 years old
  • Maintain a minimum 2.75 cumulative high school GPA on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) through fall quarter or semester
  • For all qualifications, click HERE

The YouthCon Scholarship applications must be completed online and submitted electronically once all of the required sections have been answered. Please contact if you experience any technical difficulty while competing your online application.

The deadline to submit YouthCon Scholarship applications is January 21, 2018.

Our scholarships are only for high school and undergraduate students who are under 25 years of age.

Students that have the GED equivalent are eligible to apply as long they meet all other eligibility criteria.

Yes. Please view each award to view the specific eligibility requirements.

No, winners who are not going to be present at the Award Ceremony will not be eligible to receive awards

No, you are not. However, past recipients shared that they greatly benefited from the resources available only at the orientation.

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