MELLFIN Scholarship Program

2019 Scholarships are now available. Apply here!

The MELLFIN Scholarships are annual scholarship awards for current or former ESOL students in Maryland who are currently seniors in high school and have demonstrated a commitment to attend college.
  MELLFIN is facilitating multiple scholarship awards to recognize excellence and support students in realizing their college aspirations.  The total award for each student recipient will be $1,000 to help cover costs associated with college attendance.

Additionally, student applicants from Howard County Public Schools will be considered for one  St. John United Church Scholarship facilitated in collaboration with MELLFIN. 


Eligible student applicants must:

-          currently be enrolled and classified as a senior in Maryland Public Schools
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currently be in an ESOL program or have exited the ESOL program within the past three (3) years
-          currently have a GPA of 3.0 or better
-          be on track to graduate in Spring 2018


Past Scholarship Recipients:

2018 MELLFIN Scholarship  Recipients

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa Scholarship 
Baudratte Djiogo, Digital Harbor High School
Baltimore City Public Schools

Hanseul Kang Scholarship 
Eunyeong Joo, Maurice J. McDonough High School
Charles County Public Schools

Han Memorial Scholarship 
Cheng Han (Hank) Wu, Walt Whitman High School
Montgomery County Public Schools

The MELLFIN Friends'  Scholarship 
Katherine Arrue, Annapolis  High School
Anne Arundel County Public Schools

St. John United Church Scholarship Awards
Shine Nao Mi, Hammond High School
German Alfredo Paredes Hernandez Hammond  High School
Howard County Public Schools

2017 MELLFIN Scholarship Recipients

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa Scholarship Award

Exel Estrada, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
Baltimore City Public Schools

Hena Kahn Scholarship Award

Somayyeh Kamyab, Walt Whitman High School
Montgomery County Public Schools

2016 MELLFIN Scholarship Recipients

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa Scholarship Award
Yuwei Tang, Walt Whitman High School
Montgomery County Public Schools

Mawi Asgedom Scholarship Award
Elshadaye Gebreyesus, Northwestern High School
Prince George’s County Public Schools


MELLFIN Scholarship Award
Karen Mellisa Diaz, Gaithersburg High School
Montgomery County Public Schools

Sonia Nazario Scholarship Award
Gabriela Beatriz Arias, Glen Burnie High School Anne Arundel County Public Schools

St. John United Church Scholarship Awards

Junseok Oh, Mt. Hebron High School
Ana-Karen Piña Rico, Long Reach High School
Howard County Public Schools

2015 Scholarship Award Recipient

MELLFIN Scholarship
Duona Lim, Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Prince George’s County Public Schools

Sonia Nazario Scholarship Award 
 Adilia Diaz, Annapolis Senior High School, Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa Scholarship Award
Winnie Khanhdim, Frederick High School, Frederick County Public Schools