The Peg and Orley Bourland
Educational Assistance Fund For Glade Valley

Scholarship Offered for Trade School / Vocational / 2 Year Programs


The Peg and Orley Bourland Educational Assistance Fund WILL NOW be awarded on a year-round basis through Glade Valley Community Services and The Community Foundation of Frederick.

Its purpose is to provide need-based funds for post-secondary education in trade or technical fields (such as Cosmetology, HVAC, Culinary, Mechanical, Computer, Construction, etc.) to help with expenses such as trade tools, tuition, testing, tutoring, supplies, etc.

To be eligible, applicants must live in the Walkersville / Woodsboro feeder school area, provide a description of financial need, career goals, how the money will be used, and be enrolled in an accredited, post-secondary education program.  Preference is given to applicants who are entering a trade field (not 4 year degrees).  The award(s) will not exceed $1000, per fiscal year (July 1 – June 30), paid directly to the program.  Previous recipients and adults are encouraged to apply as well as high school students.

Applications are due a minimum of 30 days prior to the date funds are due.  Applications can be picked up at the following locations:  Walkersville High School Career Center; Career and Technology Center (CTC); Glade Valley Food Bank; Walkersville Public Library; Walkersville Town Hall; Woodsboro Town Hall; and the FCC Career Office.

The application can also be downloaded from this website (see link below).  You may complete the form and send back as attachment to

For more information, call the GVCS office at 301-845-0213 and leave a message!

Interested applicants can view and download the scholarship application by clicking on the link below.

Bourland Scholarship Application

Bourland Scholarship SIGN 2020