Applications Being Accepted for “Teen of Character” Scholarship Award

The Character Counts! Advisory Council is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Faye Lister Teen of Character Scholarship. This $500 scholarship, made possible through the Centreville Rotary, is available to any high school senior who resides in Queen Anne’s County and exemplifies the six Pillars of Character – Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship.

Anyone may nominate a student for this scholarship, including the students themselves. Nominations may also be made by a community member including teachers, parents, employers, club moderators, neighbors or anyone wishing to recognize a special high School Senior residing in Queen Anne’s County.  Nomination is a quick process including a brief application and a Nomination Letter of 350 words or less describing how a student’s actions exemplify the six Pillars of Character. All nominees must be candidates planning on attending a college or trade school.

Applications will be distributed to various high schools in Queen Anne’s County or can be found at You may also pick up a copy at the Character Counts! office at 104 Powell Street in Centreville.

All applications must be received by Friday, April 14, 2023 for consideration. Please send your applications to Character Counts!/ Community Services – 104 Powell Street, Centreville, MD  21617 – Attn: Character Counts! Scholarship Committee. Feel free to call the Character Counts! office at 410-758-6677 if you have any questions. QAC Character Counts! is a part of Community Partnerships for Children & Families, our Local Management Board.