The Prince George’s County Municipal Association offers scholarships to any students who is resides in Prince George’s County. The Scholarships are $1,000.00 and are continuous so long as the student can show proof they are still in school. The deadline for the application is April 30, 2012. Please see this flyer for more details.

In addition to the scholarships,  nearly $250,000 worth of prizes are available for students to grab in six competitions, the University of Maryland says.

The competitions are devoted to innovation, ingenuity and ideas. The month-long series of competitions begins Friday at the university’s College Park campus.

The events include a $75,000 business plan competition and a $100,000 clean energy challenge. The winner of the clean energy competition funded by the U.S. Department of Energy will compete in the DOE National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition finals in Washington this summer.

A health care competition will also pit teams from 25 U.S. and foreign universities. The teams have designed plans to use information technology to improve health care. Eight finalists will present their solutions healthcare industry leaders. The competition features $30,000 in prizes. [Source: the Washington Post]