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)
This award recognizes outstanding Career and Technical Education seniors, who also exhibit Rotary’s ideal of Service Above Self. This award will be selected from nominations received from Montgomery County’s seniors. The award includes a $1,000.00 scholarship towards tuition costs.
Requirements for the award: 1. The nominee must be a MCPS senior, completing the final year of CTE studies. 2. The nominee must be planning to attend a community college or technical school next fall to complete an Associate Degree (or similar degree) in a career and technical field.
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.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 20, 2019 (DUE TO YOUR CTE TEACHER)
The NRCC Educational Foundation Scholarship is now available.
We recommend that seniors apply for this scholarship if they qualify for free/reduced lunch (even if not currently using it). In combination with eligibility for potential grant money, students have the opportunity to receive enough money to cover all tuition and books, more than what the ACCE scholarship can provide.
The application is available online and is due Feb. 15.
Go to www.nr.edu/sa to apply. Letters of recommendation are required, so be sure to start early.
Please talk to Mrs. Webster, the BHS Career Coach, with questions.
DUE: FEBRUARY 15
The Roanoke Chapter of The Girl Friends, Inc. is part of a national organization of approximately 1500 professional women in forty-seven chapters from coast to coast. The mission of the organization is to exhibit friendship through networking projects across America and to support community, cultural and educational agendas. The Girl Friends, one of the oldest organizations of African American women in the United States, was founded in 1927 in New York during the creative period of the Harlem Renaissance. Attached is information on the three scholarships that are being offered to high-achieving, African American students from the following area- Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Lynchburg, Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Botetourt, and Salem. Below is a brief summary of each scholarship. Scholarship applications and details on eligibility are available by clicking below or you can pick them up from Ms. Dwoyer in guidance.
(a) The Girl Friends Memorial Scholarship ($500.00) for a community college or a 4 year accredited college
(b)The Roanoke Chapter of the Girl Friends, Inc. ($1000.00) for a 4 year accredited college
(c) The Girl Friends Fund Scholarship ($1000.00-1500.00) for a 4 year accredited college
Scholarship eligibility requirements are detailed on the applications. All completed applications must be returned on or before February 13, 2019.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 12, 2019
The objective of the program is to acquaint young people with the historical legacy of two of Virginia’s most famous military figures, Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. The Foundation has established a non-discriminatory scholarship program and sponsors an annual essay competition to make its awards. 18 scholarships will be awarded to VA public, private, or home school HS juniors and seniors submitting essays on any aspect--positive OR negative--of the career, character, or legacy of General Lee or Stonewall Jackson. The Foundation will award a $2,000 and $1,000 scholarship to the 1st and 2nd place winners in each of VA’s 8 public HS regions. The Foundation will also award a $2,000 and $1,000 scholarship to private or home school students. 1st place winners will be judged together to determine the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners overall. Bonus scholarships of $10,000, $4,000, and $1,000 will be awarded to these students. Additionally, a $1,000 award will be given to a school in each of the 9 judging sectors in the name of the HS teacher or advisor who sponsors the most participating students in that sector. Advisors must sponsor a minimum of 50 participating students to be eligible. For more info., go to www.lee-jackson.org. Deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2019.
This organization oversees the largest pool of local and regional scholarships in the New River Valley. Each scholarship is from a different donor, and some have specific criteria for qualification or may have the requirement of an additional essay or letters of recommendation. For more information on how to apply, and for a list of the available scholarships this year, go to CFNRV@cfnrv.org.
Application deadline is Friday, February 1, 2019.
Recipients are announced the second week of April, 2019.
Funds will be distributed at the end of June in the form of checks issued to the students' college of choice.
Mary Tutle was a vibrant business leader who loved life, and valued building relationships, networking, and living UT Prosim (VT's motto-That I May Serve) in business and all aspects of her life. To keep her memory alive, an annual scholarship of $1,000 has been established to be given to a student graduating from a Montgomery County, VA high school who has been accepted to the Pamplin College of Business at VT. Funds will be sent to VT for application to the student's account.
Criteria: The recipient of this scholarship will demonstrate similar leadership qualities as they transition from high school to VT. "Write a 150 word essay (separate sheet) on why leadership is important for a young adult and what leadership qualities you have demonstrated during your junior and senior years. Please indicate why this scholarship is important to you."
If you would like a copy of the application, please see Mrs. Combs in guidance. The deadline for consideration is noon on February 28, 2019.