The Mary Marshall Memorial Scholarship was established by the Arlington County Board in 1994 to honor the memory of Mary Marshall, an outstanding public servant who represented Arlington County for 24 years as a delegate to the Virginia General Assembly.  The scholarships are one reflection of the importance the County places on public service and the development of its future leaders.  The Commission on the Status of Women administers the scholarship program.

Annual Scholarships at $1,500 – $2,000 per year. Mary Marshall Memorial Scholarship

Attendance at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC), any campus
Studies must lead to public service career (for example:  public administration, education, public health, public safety, etc.)
Recipients may re-apply annually and be awarded a maximum of three scholarships, as long as they
remain in good academic standing.


Must be an Arlington County resident.

Applicants for a full-time scholarship must have graduated from an Arlington County high school (public or private).

Both women and men – of any age – may apply.

How to Apply

The application deadline for the 2014 Mary Marshall Memorial Scholarships is May 1, 2014. To apply, complete and mail/email/fax the application along with the required supporting materials no later than May 1, 2014.
1.  Mary Marshall Scholarship Application
2.  Copy of your most recent transcript
3.  Letter of support
4.  Personal essay

Submit applications to:

The Mary Marshall Scholarship Program
C/O Commission on the Status of Women
Attn: Anna Maynard
2100 Clarendon Boulevard, CHP #318
Arlington, VA 22201
FAX: 703-228-4390


For more information please contact Mrs. Anna Maynard | or Twyla L. Jones, Ed.D. | Assistant Coordinator, Office of International Students | 703.845.6248 |