Scholarships in Virginia

Marie Mandelstamm Scholarship Fund

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a student at one of the following high schools: Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Eastern Montgomery, or Radford. Applicant must be pursuing a post-secondary degree in the sciences to include math, engineering, biology, and computers. Financial aid and minimum 3.0 GPA are required.

A. Phillip Meadows Leadership Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a resident of the City of Radford or Hinton, WV or one of the following counties: Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, or Pulaski. Applicant must be pursuing a post-secondary degree at Virginia Tech. Financial need, strong academic achievement, leadership qualities, and active involvement and participation in school/church/community service are required to be demonstrated.

Mary Ann King Peters Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a student at Floyd County High School who is a member of the Floyd County girls basketball team. Financial need is required.

Plummer Family Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a student from Grayson County High School or Galax High School who is pursuing a post-secondary degree at a college, technical school, art school, community college, or any university located in Virginia, North Carolina, or Tennessee. Financial need, good moral character, and participation in extracurricular activities must be demonstrated. Minimum 3.0 GPA and additional essay on "What positive contribution do you plan to make to humanity?" are required.

Adrienne Marie Rhudy Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,700, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a resident of the City of Radford or be a resident of one of the following counties: Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, or Grayson. Applicant must be pursuing a post-secondary degree at a two- or four-year college or university. Applicant must be able to demonstrate ability to overcome adversity. Minimum 2.5 GPA and additional essay are required to be submitted.

Evelyn Rutrough Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a student from Floyd County High School who is pursuing a post-secondary degree in the teacher education or nursing fields. Financial aid and minimum 2.5 GPA are required.

Eric E. Sutphin Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must have a parent or legal guardian who is a law enforcement officer serving in New River Valley. Applicant must be pursuing a post-secondary education at any college, or any university or accredited vocational/technical program. Minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need are required.

Woodrow and Elma Turman Scholarship Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be a student from Floyd County High School who is pursuing a post-secondary education at any trade or technical school, college, or university. Financial need is required.

The Wings Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 6

Applicant must be from the City of Radford or from one of the following counties: Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, or Pulaski. Applicant must be pursuing education at a college, university, or post-secondary vocational school. Financial need is required. Older and nontraditional students are encouraged to apply.

Arlington Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 10

Applicant must be a high school senior from Arlington, VA who will attend a post-secondary institution. Community leadership and minimum 2.8 GPA required.

Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 10

Applicant must be a high school senior from an Arlington Public School who is a member of the Gay Straight Alliance.

Arlington Learning in Retirement Institute

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 10

Applicant must be a high school senior from an Arlington Public School who has served the elderly through community service and will attend either George Mason or Marymount University.

Arlington School Library Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a high school senior from an Arlington Public School whose goals have been impacted or affected by the student's school library, as demonstrated in an essay.

Arlington Women's Civic Alliance Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 10

Applicant must be a female resident of Arlington who earned a high school diploma at least five years ago, and is pursuing an undergraduate degree or certificate program at least half-time.

Arlington's Future Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 10

Applicant must be a high school senior from an Arlington Public School who currently resides in committed affordable housing and will attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Preference to those with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Barr Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 10

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Washington-Lee High School who will attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Ben Burdetsky Youth-In-Action Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 10

Applicant must be a graduating senior from an Arlington Public School who will attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Edith Carolyn Burroughs Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a female Yorktown senior crew member. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Marjorie D. Buynak Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Arlington, VA who will attend an accredited four-year college or university. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Paul Richard Cherney Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Yorktown High School who will attend an accredited college or university. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Civic Federation 911 Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Virginia high school whose parent has been an Arlington County uniformed public safety employee or dispatcher for no fewer than 10 years, retired, was permanently disabled on the job, or was killed in the line of duty.

Lillian Day School Spirit Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Yorktown High School who will attend a four-year college or university and actively participated in Yorktown activities. Financial need and minimum 3.5 GPA required.

Dolan Family Nursing Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an Arlington, VA resident who will pursue a degree in nursing at a college or university. Financial need must be demonstrated

Jerome Evenson Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from an Arlington Public School who will study science at an accredited four-year college or university. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Glencarlyn / Carlin Springs Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from an Arlington Public Schools high school who attended Glencarlyn or Carlin Springs Elementary School and will attend a post-secondary institution. Financial need and a minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Kar F. Gong Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Arlington, VA who will attend a four-year college or university. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Guernsey Family Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Arlington, VA who will attend Northern Virginia Community College. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Alexis Jackson Memorial SOAR Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Yorktown High School who has actively participated in the SOAR program.

Valerie and Allen Kitchens Family Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from an Arlington Public School high school who will attend a community college full-time. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Rose Bente Lee Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Arlington, VA who will study nursing at a college or university in Virginia. Financial need must be demonstrated.