The New River Valley Virginia Tech Alumni Chapter would like to invite you to apply for one of our chapter scholarships. Each year they award scholarships to high school seniors in the area who will attend Virginia Tech in the fall. The criteria for selecting the scholarship award winner include academic achievement, participation in school activities, and community engagement. We plan to announce our selection by June 1, 2018. In some cases, we may schedule interviews to get to know you better. You can find the application by clicking here.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 21 (POSTMARK DEADLINE)
The Crandall and Katt, Attorneys at Law Academic Scholarship Program will be award a $500 scholarship to a worthy graduating high school student. To enter and qualify, the applicant must submit a 300 word minimum essay addressing the question: What Would Really Make Drivers Stop Texting and Driving?" For more information on the application and to apply students should visit their facebook page at www.facebook.com/CrandallandKattLaw by June 11 to apply.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 11
The Tau Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is pleased to offer two scholarships for deserving two students of the New River Valley Community. Each scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $650.00. Students from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply. A letter with more information about the scholarship can be found by clicking here.
Eligibility and an online application can be found here: tmoakascholarship.wordpress.com
DEADLINE: MAY 4
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to South West Virginia area, African-American graduating high school seniors who desire advanced education and who have attended a local high school for the last two (2) years. Two $1000.00 awards will be given to qualifying local area high school students. Applicants who demonstrate need will be judged on their academic standing, personal achievement, community involvement, and three (3) letters of recommendation from members of the school administration and/or teachers and one (1) character reference. For a student to be considered, all of the required information must be received by the committee by MAY 2, 2018. Click here or see Ms. Dwoyer for a copy of the application.
DEADLINE: MAY 2, 2018
To be eligible for the BAC Scholar-Athlete Award students must have participated in interscholastic athletics at BHS, be a senior, have won a varsity letter in a sport prior to their senior year, and have at least a 3.5 GPA. Download the application by clicking here or see Ms. Dwoyer in Guidance. Completed applications are due to Mr. Lyell by May 1.
DEADLINE: MAY 1
George Marshall Holmes was a resident of Blacksburg, Virginia. At his request, a scholarship has been established in his name for a deserving student/students at Blacksburg High School through the National Bank of Blacksburg. In order to qualify for this scholarship, the student(s) should be highly qualified academically, demonstrate financial need, and must attend Virginia Tech as a full time student in the fall of 2018. Click here for a copy of the application or see Ms. Dwoyer in guidance.
DEADLINE: DUE TO MS. DWOYER APRIL 20
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 Guidance for a copy. Note that you must have a teacher or other school official nominate you for this award, so if you are interested or have any questions see Ms. Dwoyer.
DEADLINE: APRIL 17
The Hunters Lodge of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Virginia is providing a $500 scholarship to a deserving student graduating from BHS. Students are selected on the basis of merit and need. Merit includes academic achievement, class rank, standardized test scores, participation in high school, community, church or synagogue activities, as well as the quality of application essays. Click here for a copy of the application or see Ms. Dwoyer in guidance.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 6 (TURN IN TO MS. DWOYER)
The Montgomery/Radford/Floyd County Branch of the NAACP will award the Samuel H. Clark Memorial Scholarship. $100 will be granted to up to 5 qualifying applicants based on the quality of their applications. Applicants must be a current member of the Montgomery/Radford/Floyd NAACP Youth Council, or a child/grandchild of a current NAACP member of the Montgomery/Radford/Floyd Branch of the NAACP.
For additional eligibility requirements and a copy of the application, click here or see Ms. Dwoyer in guidance.
DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2018
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Montgomery County and Radford Scholarship Fund has announced their 2018 Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding high school senior who plans to pursue studies in a human services/human medical field. The recipient will receive a $1000 scholarship for tuition assistance
Click here for a copy of the application or see Ms. Dwoyer in guidance. Applications are DUE April 20, this is not a postmark deadline so be sure to get your application in the mail about a week ahead of time - around April 14.
DEADLINE: APRIL 20, 2018