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The Latest News from Senator Rosapepe's Office: July 2021

Updated: Jul 28, 2021

Senate College Scholarship Application Deadline -- Friday, July 9

Each Senator and Delegate is allocated funds for scholarships to students in our district who attend Maryland colleges. There are so many deserving students in Beltsville. With college tuition a struggle for many families, we need to do everything we can to help hardworking students get a good education. We can't help everyone with Senatorial Scholarships, but we can certainly help some.

To apply online for a 2021 - 2022 Senate scholarship, students should visit, and the deadline to apply is Friday, July 9. The application period has ended for a separate Delegate scholarship from Delegates Joseline Peña-Melnyk, Ben Barnes, and Mary Lehman, but look to apply early next year.

Help for overdue utility bills

The Delegates and I got $83 million dollars in to help struggling customers who fell behind on their bills during the pandemic. Companies will begin reaching out to customers who qualify, with plans to start using the funds as bill credits in the coming months. The deadline to apply is (fill in). You can learn more at If you need help, call our office.

COVID-19 Vaccination Updates

Beltsville residents aged 12 to 15 are now eligible for the Pfizer vaccine! Visit to sign up at one of the 11 state mass vaccines sites.

No-appointment vaccinations are now available at nine mass vaccination sites, including in Greenbelt. You can also register for an appointment at The address for the Greenbelt site is

Greenbelt Metro Station (Pfizer)

5717 Greenbelt Metro Drive

Greenbelt, MD 20740

Monday-Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday-Thursday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Happy 4th of July!

I'll be at the Laurel 4th of July parade on Saturday, July 3rd from 11am -12 pm. The best place to watch the parade is on Domer Court, behind the Laurel shopping center. Then, come back for the firework show at Laurel Lakes at 9pm. Hope to see you there!

Contact us

Please let us know if there are other issues you have questions or thoughts about. And, of course, feel free to be in touch if we can be of help to you. Just email or call 301.858.3141.

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