Gladys Spellman Scholarship

During Women's History Month, the Prince George's County Office of the County Executive presents a scholarship in memory of Congresswoman Gladys Noon Spellman. Ms. Spellman was a celebrated public servant of Prince George's County for more than two decades. This year’s theme is “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business”.


Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Candidate must be a Prince George's County resident
  • Candidate must be in the 12th grade (accepted into college or pending)
  • Candidate should be planning to major in the areas of political science, public administration/government, public safety or health
  • Candidate should be involved in school activities, as well as non-school activities
  • Candidate should provide examples of community service
  • Candidate must be in good academic standing
  • Candidate must demonstrate financial need
  • If selected, candidate must be able to attend the Annual Women's History Month Luncheon

Amber Nicole Stanford

Amber Sanford  WHML 2017

Prince George’s Middle College High School student Amber Nicole Stanford received a $2,000 scholarship as the 2017 Gladys Noon Spellman Scholarship Award Recipient. Amber is a senior in the Allied Health Sciences Program at Prince George’s Community College. She has a 4.377 grade point average and is on the Dean’s List. Amber will graduate with a high school diploma and an Associate’s Degree at the completion of her program this Spring. She plans to continue her studies in Biology and History in preparation for a career in public health.