The Venus Morris Griffin Scholarship Fund is a $10,000 scholarship, is not academic-based, and is available for students with an incarcerated parent. The application is now open online.
You can download the info kit here that has more information on this year’s scholarship:
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2021
If you are considering VT next year, take a look at the Pamplin Leadership Award: https://honorscollege.vt.edu/Scholarships/recruitment.html (scroll down to the Pamplin Scholars Program tab). The $5,000 one-year, merit-based academic scholarship acknowledges students who demonstrate superior intellectual promise, academic performance, dedication to their communities, interest and success in physical fitness and health, and unimpeachable integrity. Applicants must have a 3.8 or better GPA. (This award/scholarship is for any VT freshmen, not only for Pamplin Business students.)
BHS may nominate one student for the award. If you are interested in being the BHS complete this form by November 9: In order to be considered for the BHS nomination please review and complete this form by October 28: https://forms.gle/Z6mhWYADq414FB7n6. If you are selected as the BHS nominee you will receive information on how to apply for the award.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 9, 2021
The Harry Byrd Leadership Award rewards high school students who demonstrate academic accomplishment and who also embody excellence of character, leadership, and good citizenship. Each high school in Virginia may nominate one graduating senior whose application will be reviewed by the Award Selection Committee. Award winners will receive $20,000!
In order to be considered for the BHS nomination please review and complete this form by October 28: https://forms.gle/D5sb9ZUmPvrzPQRP8
The student selected for the nomination will be notified on November 3.
Deadline: October 28, 2021
Virginia Chapter AU of the P.E.O. Sisterhood is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships from the Jean B. Duerr Memorial Fund for women (undergraduate or graduate) who plan to attend, or are already enrolled in, an accredited college or university for the entire 2022-2023 academic year.
Awards of approximately $2000 will be given to those applicants who best demonstrate academic achievement and community service. To be considered for an award, an applicant must be a full-time student and should have a minimum grade point average of 3.6. For a copy of the application, click here.
Deadline: Postmark or sent electronically March 1, 2022
The local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will award a $1,000 to a local graduating senior. Applicants must submit a cover letter, applicant data (more detail in attachment), 3 letters of reference, and a 500-800 word essay on some positive topic related to the the American Revolution. Please click here for additional details and specifications on the application submission.
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2021
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
Information and application: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2021
The Jefferson Scholars Program and the Walentas Scholars Program—cultivate outstanding undergraduate students, providing them with financial support to pursue their passions and develop their talents for the good of the University and beyond. The award for the Jefferson Scholarship and the Walentas Scholarship is intended to cover the entire cost of attendance for four years at the University of Virginia.
Jefferson and Walentas Scholarships are awarded to individuals who have undergone a rigorous selection process and who possess an exceptional record of accomplishment both inside and outside the classroom.
No one may apply for a Jefferson or Walentas Scholarship directly. Candidates must be nominated by their high schools based on their demonstrated excellence and exceptional potential in the areas of leadership, scholarship, and citizenship. Walentas Scholars must also be the first or among the first in their families to earn a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university.
To learn more about the program, click here.
If you would like to be considered as the Blacksburg High School nominee for the Jefferson Scholars and/or the Walenas Scholars program complete this form and follow all directions.
All students who submit these materials by Sept 31 will be reviewed by the BHS nomination selection committee; the committee will select ONE student for each scholarship as the nominee(s). The nominee(s) will be notified by October 8 and will have until December 1 to complete their scholarship application.
BHS DEADLINE (MATERIALS TO MS. DWOYER): September 31
The Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship application is open!
Most valuable student scholars are outstanding students who are at or near the top of their classes, active in their schools and communities, and recognized as leaders by their peers.
500 scholarships will be awarded, ranging from $1,000 to $12,500 per year.
Applicants will be judged on leadership, academic achievements and records, community involvement, and financial need.
For more information and to apply visit:
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2021
2022 United States Senate Youth Program (Scholarship Opportunities for High School Juniors and Seniors)
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will select two student delegates to represent Virginia in the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) sponsored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. Each delegate will receive a $10,000 scholarship and an all expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the week of March 5-12, 2022.
Each public and private high school may submit up to three applications. Students interested in applying will complete an application and submit an essay response.
Click here for more information on eligibility and how to apply.
Completed applications must be submitted and timestamped by 5:00 PM on Friday, September 24, 2021
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 24
The Heisman High School Scholarship program recognizes and rewards high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities.
The Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance are proud to reward male and female community-minded scholar-athletes at the state and national level.
Click here for more information and to apply.
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 19, 2021
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Scholarships will be categorized by the month of their deadline. Click a month below to see which scholarships have due dates in that month.