Scholarships in Virginia

Diversity & Multiculturalism Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a first-time, domestic, undergraduate degree-seeking student entering the university in the fall. Admission application file must be completed and applicant must be admissible to the university. Essay questions, participation in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy, and desire to add multiculturalism on campus are required.

Presidential Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a first-time, domestic, undergraduate degree-seeking student entering the university in the fall. Applicant must have a cumulative 3.5 GPA at the end of their junior year and a minimum composite ACT score of 25 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1130). Applicants are automatically considered for award provided they apply to the university.

Jewish Educational Loan

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Jewish resident of the Washington, DC metropolitan area who is enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program or vocational training program in the United States.

Sahm/Goldman Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Jewish resident of the Washington, DC metropolitan area and have completed a minimum of two years of undergraduate study. Priority is given to applicants who are traveling to Israel for the first time. Selection is based upon financial need and academic merit.

Travel Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a full-time, dependent student from the United States or Canada (excluding Minnesota and western Wisconsin).

Merit Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who will graduate high school on the United States mainland. Information provided on the admissions application, along with a high school transcript will determine criteria and eligibility of the award.

Out-of-State Tuition Waiver

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state student.

Dean's Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a non-resident freshmen student who has a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (minimum composite ACT score of 25) and a GPA between 3.25 and 3.49.

Presidential Scholarship

Award: $9,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an entering non-resident freshman student who has a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (minimum composite ACT score of 25) and minimum 3.75 GPA.

Provost's Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an entering non-resident freshman student who has a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (minimum composite ACT score of 25) and a high school GPA between 3.5 and 3.74.

Out of State Award

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1 (priority)

Applicant must be a United States resident who is living outside of New York State and who visits the college before January 31st of their senior year.

Jayhawk Generations Scholarship

Award: $12,154, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be an admitted first-time, non-resident freshman student whose parent, step-parent, legal guardian, grandparent, step-grandparent, or great-grandparent earned a degree at the university. Minimum 3.5 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1090 (composite ACT score of 24) required.

Blazer Elite Scholarship

Award: $9,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

Blazer Gold Scholarship

Award: $5,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

Blazer Achievement Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

Blazer Pride Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

NACA Southeast Student Leadership Scholarships

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a college or university within the former NACA Southeast region (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA and PR) and have made significant contributions to the community or campus.

District of Columbia Association Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: December 4

Applicant must be a resident of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area (DC, MD, and northern VA) enrolled in the occupational therapy educational program at Howard University. Applicant must also be a member of the District of Columbia Occupational Therapy Association.

Millers/Vicars Scholarship

Award: $1,800, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Scott County, VA, who is a graduating senior of one of the following high schools: Gate City High School, Rye Cove High School, or Twin Springs High School. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited, not-for-profit college, university, vocational, or trade school. Financial need is required.

Ollie and Floyd Sloan Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Rye Cove High School who is planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or non-traditional higher education program or trade school. Financial need and minimum 2.5 GPA required.

JSSA Scholarship for Graduate Studies

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Jewish resident under the age of 30 who is from the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and has been accepted into an accredited four-year graduate program on a full-time basis. Selection is based primarily upon financial need.

Auxiliary of Radford Community Hospital/CNRVMC Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a resident of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, or Pulaski Counties or a resident of the city of Radford who is a high school graduate or student with a GED. Applicant must be pursuing a career in nursing or a related health profession (excluding those who intend to become physicians). Financial need and above average academic ability are required.

Skip Bishop Scholarship Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a student from Floyd County High School who plans to pursue their post-secondary education at a college or university. Financial need and participation as a student athlete in any high school sport are required to be demonstrated. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

T. Scott Eaton Scholarship Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a resident of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, or Pulaski Counties, or from the City of Radford. Applicant must be pursuing a post-secondary degree in theatre or fine arts. Minimum 2.0 GPA required.

Epperly Family Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be an Eastern Montgomery High School student who is pursuing education at a college, university, or post-secondary vocational school. Financial need is required. Preference will be given to students employed while in high school.

Jim Gwazdauskas Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must have been a member of the Blacksburg High School men's soccer team who is pursuing post-secondary education at any trade or technical school, college or university.

Juanita Shelor Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be an Auburn High School student who who plans to pursue an undergraduate degree in business or education. Financial need is required.

Warren Lloyd Holtzman Freedom Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,800, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be pursuing education at a college, university, or post-secondary school. Financial need, minimum 2.5 GPA, and additional essay (500 to 2,000 words) about the benefits to society of personal freedom, initiative, calculated risk-taking and a free enterprise system are required. Minimum award amount is for applicants attending a two-year institution; maximum is for applicants attending a four-year institution.

Diana Love Legacy Instrumental Music Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a student in the Blacksburg High School band who plans to pursue a career in instrumental music. Financial need and dedication to high school symphonic/marching bands and musicianship are required to be demonstrated.

Allen Mandelstamm Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a high school graduate or student with a GED who is from the City of Radford or from the following counties: Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, or Pulaski. Applicant must be pursuing a post-secondary degree at a college/university or post-high school college preparatory program. Minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need are required.