Reminder that the Community Foundations deadline is February 12, 2016.
One application for many different scholarships just for students of the NRV. Please review the attached list of all the scholarships that are available. Don't miss out on money available to you right here in the NRV!
Apply online at www.cfnrv.org/scholarships
The Henry Lee Scholarship will award $1,500 and the Richard L. “Dick” Williams Memorial Scholarship will award $5,000 to high school seniors who have obtained acceptance for admission to a Virginia college or university as a four year student and currently a Member One member. April 9th is the application deadline for both scholarships.
There are three different scholarships offered by Roanoke Chapter of Girl Friends. The three scholarships are being offered to high-achieving, African American students from the following area- Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Lynchburg, Roanoke City, Roanoke County, and Salem.
1. The Constance J Hamlar Scholarhip is to assist a student at a community college or a four year accredited institution. The $300 scholarship will assist a student with the cost of tution, books and/or other mandatory fees.
2. The $500 Roanoke Chapter's Girl Friends Scholarship is to assist a student who plans to attend an accredited four year college or university with the cost of tuition and/or fees.
3. The National Chapter's $1000-$1500 Girl Friend Fund Scholarship is to a high school senior that has been accepted to a four year institution. This award is renewable for up to four years, provided applicable academic requirements are met by the scholar.
Scholarship eligibility requirements are detailed on the applications that are attached below.
DEADLINE- March 4, 2016
The Lunch Pail Defense Scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who best demonstrates the spirit and work ethic embodied in the symbolism of Coach Bud Foster's "Lunch Pail" and his "Lunch Pail Defense".
Application can be found at http://www.lunchpaildefense.com/lunch-pail-scholarship.
DEADLINE- February 26, 2016
Mary T. Tutle was a vibrant business leader who loved life. She believed in the value of 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, John P. Tutle, has established an annual scholarship of $1000 to be given to a student graduating from a Montgomery County, Virginia, high school who has been accepted to the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech.
The recipient of this scholarship will demonstrate similar leadership qualities as they transition from high school to Virginia Tech. Applicants must write a 150 word essay on a separate sheet on why leadership is important for teens and what leadership qualities you have demonstrated during your junior and senior years. Please include why this scholarship is important to you.
The scholarship application is not online. The application is attached below and is in the scholarship drawer in Guidance.
Download application here.
DEADLINE- March 31, 2016
The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the MCCC Foundation Board of Directors offer this Career and Technical Education Scholarship. The recipient of this scholarship will demonstrate proficiency in career and technical education. Reference of one teacher from Career and Technical Education. Each applicant will have been accepted to NRCC and show appropriate documentation. The applicant must write an essay on why this career path is important to them.
The scholarship application is below and copies are in the scholarship drawer in Guidance.
$1000($500 for fall and $500 for spring)
DEADLINE- March 1
The Coolidge Scholarship is among the most generous in America: it is a full-ride scholarship that covers a student's tuition, room, board and expenses for four years of undergraduate study and leadership training. Any student of any background, planning to pursue any academic discipline of study in college may apply to this non-partisan, need-blind, program.
DEADLINE- MARCH 18
The Virginia State Bar, an agency of the Supreme Court of Virginia, sponsors this annual essay contest as a means of encouraging high school students to focus on trending legal issues and their impact on society and students in particular.
Essays should be from 750-1000 words and must be submitted by February 12, 2016. The contest rules and requirements may be found on the VSB website.
Up to $7000
-College bound and community-minded students seeking to overcome obstacles, the steps they have taken, bettering themselves and their communities.
-Plan to enroll full time at a four-year college in 2016-2017
-Those who plan to major in a specified course of study focused on engineering, technology or design, with an interest in the automotive industry.
-Apply at http://buickachievers.com/
DEADLINE- February 29, 2016 $25,000
Blacksburg High School - School Counseling
BHS School Counseling will post scholarships on this blog throughout the year. Check back frequently for new scholarships!