Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded during the school year, honoring one male and one female student-participant who demonstrates outstanding traits of citizenship in his/her high school career. Only students graduating from a VHSL member school will be eligible for these awards. Students must have previously participated in one or more VHSL activities which can include serving as an athletic training student aide (ATSA) with a Virginia licensed athletic trainer within that school to be eligible for the award.
To find out more about the Vito Perriello Citizenship Award, visit this website: http://www.vhsl.org/scholarships/
See Ms. Dwoyer in Guidance if you are interested in being nominated for this award, only one male and one female student per school may be nominated.
DEADLINE: SEE MS. DWOYER BY FEBRUARY 27 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR NOMINATION
Nineteen $1,500 scholarships are awarded each year honoring nineteen high school seniors representing all parts of the state with the VHSL-Allstate Achievement Award, the highest honor given by the VHSL to students who have excelled in the classroom and in athletic and academic activities. To find out more about the VHSL-Allstate Achievement Award visit this website: http://www.vhsl.org/scholarships/
See Ms. Dwoyer in Guidance if you are interested in being nominated for this award, only fours students per school may be nominated.
DEADLINE: SEE MS. DWOYER BY FEBRUARY 27 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR NOMINATION (APPLICATION DUE MARCH 15)
Each year the VHSL awards $500 to one college-bound senior who has participated and excelled in school publications (magazine, newsmagazine, newspaper and yearbook), and for at least two years has demonstrated outstanding personal qualities such as leadership, writing, proficiency, design aptitude, creativity, teamwork and character. To find out more about the Savedge Scholarship Award, visit this website: http://www.vhsl.org/scholarships/
See Ms. Dwoyer in Guidance if you are interested in being nominated for this award, only one student per school may be nominated.
DEADLINE: SEE MS. DWOYER BY February 25 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR NOMINATION (APPLICATION DUE MARCH 1)
Katie Higgins Memorial Scholarship will award a $2,000 Scholarship.
Debbie was dedicated to the growth of young athletes. She spent many of her free hours helping young athletes improve and perfect their skills. It was her goal to help young athletes become the best they could be. The Debbie Snell Memorial Scholarship is being offered to help a student athlete further their education. In order to be selected as a candidate for this scholarship you must be a student athlete with a GPA of at least 2.5.
Click here for the application or see Ms. Dwoyer in the counseling office.
DEADLINE: APRIL 1
Each spring, the Blue Ridge Council of Teachers of Mathematics offers a scholarship in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500) to a graduating senior from a public high school in our council's service region. The purpose of this scholarship is to support a student interested in pursuing a teaching career in mathematics. You will find information and the application on their website: https://brctm.org/scholarship
DEADLINE: April 26
$500 Grant-in-Aid available for a high school senior. This is available to someone who plans to become a teacher. Click here for a copy of the application or see Ms. Dwoyer in the counseling office.
DEADLINE: MARCH 26 TO MS. DWOYER
The Rev. George Ducker Scholarship is awarded in memory of the Reverend George L. Ducker, member of the New River Community Action Board of Directors 1986-1992, Pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Radford, Radford City School Board and United Way Board member, community leader and advocate of quality education for all. The application and more details can be found by clicking here, or see Ms. Dwoyer in the counseling office for a copy.
Note that you must have a teacher or other school official nominate you for this award, so if you are interested in being nominated or have any questions see Ms. Dwoyer.
DEADLINE: MARCH 15
The Virginia Department of Education announces the Granville P. Meade Scholarship which provides financial assistance to students who have achieved academically, but who are financially unable to attend college. You can find a copy of the application by clicking here or see Ms. Dwoyer in the counseling office. Applications are due to Ms. Dwoyer by March 12. Please note, this application will require at least three recommendation letters, so if you plan to apply you should start this application and contact recommenders as soon as possible.
APPLICATION DUE DATE: MARCH 12 (TO MS. DWOYER)
This award will recognize outstanding Fine Arts seniors, who also exhibit Rotary’s ideal of Service Above Self. This award will be selected from nominations received from Montgomery County seniors. The award includes a $1,000.00 scholarship towards next fall's college tuition costs.
Selection criteria includes: 1. Student must be a graduating MCPS senior who will attend college next fall, and whose primary interests / studies are in Fine Arts fields. 2. Student’s personal character and service to others will weigh heavily in the selection process, and examples or descriptions should be included. 3. Student’s achievements and dedication towards Fine Arts education is important. 4. While not a requirement, the pursuit of a Fine Arts degree will enhance the nominations.
Students must complete an application, a resume, and provide a teacher recommendation. A printable copy of the application is available here or see Ms. Dwoyer in the counseling office for a copy of the application.
DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 7, 2019