Scholarships in Virginia

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

Moody's Mega Math Challenge

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 22

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who is part of a team working to solve an open-ended, applied math-modeling problem focused on a real-word issue in 14 hours. Teams must be comprised of three to five students.

Out of State Fee Waiver

Award: -, Deadline: Fall

Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA, minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200, and be an incoming freshman student or transfer student.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: Varies

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident, must have been a resident of Virginia for at least one year prior to the deadline, must be enrolled full time at an accredited college, university, or school of the arts, and must submit 10 slides of artwork for art, three films for film/video, or three research papers for art history.

Roothbert Fund Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student living in one of the designated states noted by the sponsor. Interview is required. Acceptance of the grant obligates the recipient to maintain a high standard of work and conduct, have transcripts sent to the Fund by his or her school after each semester, attend at least one weekend fellowship meeting, keep a close relationship with the Fund through correspondence and visits, and advise the Fund promptly of any change in his or her academic or financial situation. Application form is available online during November, December, and January only.

Virginia Teaching Scholarship/Loan

Award: $3,720, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a male, preparing to teach in elementary and middle school, be a minority student, or be preparing to teach in chemistry, earth sciences, foreign language, mathematics, physics, special education, or technology education. All applicants must be a resident of Virginia, have a recommendation from the school, and have a minimum 2.7 GPA. Award may be used at Virginia colleges or universities with state approved teacher preparation programs only.

Dr. Kate Waller Barrett Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be the son or daughter of a veteran or Auxiliary member, a high school senior attending a high school in Virginia, and a Virginia resident who demonstrates financial need. Selection based on good citizenship, leadership, scholastic acheivement, and financial need.

Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship for Licensed Practical Nurses

Award: -, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a Virginia resident at least one year prior to application, be accepted or enrolled as a full-time student, and have a high school transcript or GED. Financial need must be demonstrated. Application and official transcripts must be submitted.

Commonwealth of Virginia Nurse Educator Scholarship Program

Award: $20,000, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be accepted as a full-/part-time student in a school of nursing program.

St. Andrew's Society Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be able to cite their Scottish descent, have a meritorious academic record, and be able to demonstrate financial need. Applicant must be enrolled in an United States or Scottish institution for the third or fourth year of College or University or full-time graduate study. British applicants must have been born in Scotland, American citizens must maintain permanent residence in the Mid-Atlantic Region (defined as Washington, D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, or Virginia). Special consideration to those whose work contributes toward enhancing knowledge of Scottish history or culture.

Whitehead Scholarship

Award: $2,282, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a female Christian, demonstrate financial need, and be a resident of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia.

St. Andrew's Society Scholarship Fund

Award: -, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a U.S. resident, who is of Scottish descent planning study abroad in Scotland and is maintaining permanent residence in the Mid-Atlantic region (defined as Washington D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia). Applicant must be able to cite his or her Scottish descent and submit a statement of plans and goals. Applicant must have a meritorious academic record and demonstrate financial need. Special attention is given to study that will demonstrably contribute to enhanced knowledge of Scottish history or culture.

Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be a resident of Maryland, Virginia, or West Virginia who is a full-time student with a minimum 2.7 GPA. Applicant must follow horticulture or landscape as a field of study and be able to demonstrate interest in working in the green industry. Application must be completed online.

Virginia's Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Midwife Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a Virginia resident at least one year prior to application, be accepted or enrolled as a full-time student, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA in required courses. Financial need must be demonstrated. Application and official transcripts are required to be submitted.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31; April 30; July 31; October 31

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in the United States (award not open to residents in Florida, New York, Rhode Island or other states/territories). Applicant must be a nursing student. Response to why the applicant decided to pursue a nursing career is required.

Northern Virginia Urban League Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be an African-American high school senior who is graduating from an accredited public or private high school in Alexandria, Arlington, Loudon, Prince William, or Fairfax County. Applicant must have been accepted to, or have applied to an accredited college or university in the United States and plan to enroll as a full-time student in a program leading to a bachelor's degree. Minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstration of communication skills, leadership skills, and community involvement are required.

Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology, psychiatry, or general practice, evidence of good moral character, and attendance at an accredited medical school located east of or contiguous to the Mississippi River.

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

Nonresident Incentive Tuition Waiver

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1 (priority)

Applicant must be a nonresident of Oklahoma, have high GPA and ACT scores, and be the child or grandchild of OSU alumni/ae.

Sun Devil Scholarship

Award: $6,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

NSA Scholarship Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 10

Applicant must be a graduate of a Virginia public school who is enrolled as an undergraduate and majoring in accounting at a Virginia college of university.

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Award: $9,400, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Award: $5,300, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

Regional Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate financial need and be a resident of one of the following areas in Virginia: Accomack, Chesapeake, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Newport News, Northampton, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Surry, Southampton, Virginia Beach.

Amigo Scholarship

Award: $14,815, Deadline: February 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 high school GPA with minimum composite ACT score of 23 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1070) or have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA with a minimum composite ACT score of 26 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1170). Applicant must not be from New Mexico.

UA Scholar

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

University President's Club Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a non-resident high school senior who will be an entering freshman. Selection will be based upon GPA and ACT/SAT scores, as well as proven leadership abilities, activities, and accomplishments.

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be an entering freshman and who is not a resident of Utah. Selection is based upon scholastic record.

L. Phil Wicker Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have at least a general class radio license and be attending school in the ARRL Roanoke Division (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia). Preference is given to residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.