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Scholarship database: Deadlines VaryCommunity Foundation for a greater RichmondScholarship requirements vary.https://www.cfrichmond.orgAmounts vary based on the scholarship.N/A
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FastwebScholarship requirements vary.FastwebAmounts vary based on the scholarship.N/A
Scholarship database: Deadlines VaryGo College NowScholarship requirements vary.Go College NowAmounts vary based on the scholarship.N/A
Scholarship database: Deadlines VaryGRASP (over $200,000 in scholarships)Free financial aid resource for students and parents. Over $200,000 in Scholarships are waiting for Virginia's Students to apply! Click on the web-link in the box to the right for scholarship applications. All completed applications must be emailed to the GRASP office or postmarked by the due date listed. vary based on the scholarship.N/A
Deadlines VaryMarine Corps Scholarship FoundationSenior; pursuing an undergraduate degree or non-degree certificate program.Marine Corps Scholarship FoundationAmounts vary based on the scholarship.N/A
Deadlines VaryOpportunity Scholarships- CollegeboardCurrent Seniors and Juniors (class of 2020/2021)Opportunity ScholarshipsAmounts vary based on the scholarship.
Deadlines Vary P.E.O Scholarships and LoansScholarship and Loan Requirements VaryP.E.O ScholarshipsVarious amounts
Scholarship database: Deadlines VaryScholarship Guidance.comOn-line scholarship database for students.Scholarship GuidanceAmounts vary based on the scholarship.N/A
Deadlines VaryScholarship SharingA non-profit scholarship website that helps students and parents get connected to scholarship resources. vary based on the scholarship.N/A
Scholarship database: Deadlines VaryStudent Award Search Aid On-line scholarship database for students.Student Award SearchAmounts vary based on the scholarship.N/A
Scholarship database: Deadlines VaryStudent ScholarshipsOn-line scholarship database for students.Student ScholarshipsAmounts vary based on the scholarship.Sign up to receive their newsletter
Scholarship database: Deadlines VaryUNCF ScholarshipsOn-line scholarship database for students.UNCF ScholarshipsAmounts vary based on the scholarship.N/A
Deadlines Vary Chick-fil-A ScholarshipsStudents must be a Chick-fil-A Team MemberChick-fil-A Team Member ScholarshipsAmounts vary based on the scholarship.Refer to link for specific scholarship details.
Deadlines Vary by Member InstitutionWACE National CO-OP Scholarship ProgramQUALIFICATIONS: To qualify for this scholarship, students must: • Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale • Apply for the 2017-2018 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed.WACE National CO-OP ScholarshipsIndividual Amounts Vary
175 Merit scholarships totaling $4.5 Million
You must have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program at one of 10 institutions. See link for list of partner institutions.
Deadlines Vary by Member InstitutionTuition Funding Sources- Wells FargoOn-line scholarship database for students.Tuition Funding SourcesAmounts vary based on the scholarship.
September 28, 20195th Annual Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) College Fair - Richmond, VAHBCU College Fair Flyer Students do not need to register to attend the HBCU College Fair.Award amounts vary based on the scholarship.Students: Come prepared with copies of your transcript, notebook, and questions to ask admissions representatives.
October 5, 2019RVA Infinite Scholars 13th Annual Richmond VA College & Scholarship FairRVA Infinite Scholars Fair Flyer Students can register for this event on-line at Award amounts vary based on the scholarship.The event will take place at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Students need to bring: multiple copies of transcripts, ACT/SAT test scores, letters of
recommendation, an essay titled “Why I want to attend college.”, and a resume.
October 8, 2019 - Lee-Davis High School October 9, 2019 - Hanover High School October 15, 2019 - Atlee High School and Patrick Henry High School Harry F. Byrd Jr., Leadership Award This program rewards high school senior students who demonstrate academic accomplishment and who also embody excellence of character, leadership, and good citizenshipSubmit a resume of extracurricular activities and a short essay describing the ways in which you have shown excellence in character, leadership, and good citizenship in your school and community. The essay and resume are due in to your Career Counselor at your high school by a specific date (Hanover HS - Oct. 9, Lee-Davis HS - Oct. 8, Atlee HS - Oct. 15, Patrick Henry HS - Oct. 15). $15,000Please refer to the Schoology post from your Career Counselor, Mrs. Edwards (Atlee and Patrick Henry High Schools) or Career Counselor, Mrs. Corbin (Hanover and Lee-Davis High Schools) for specific directions on application submission.
November 5, 2019Aspirations in Computing AwardApplicants who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary in grades 9 through 12 are welcome to apply. Please refer to for additional eligibility guidelines. Visit for the application link and additional application guidelines. Prizes vary by award designation. Visit for specific details. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors 9th-12th grade students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing, as demonstrated by their computing experience, computing-related activities, leadership experience, tenacity in the face of barriers to access, and plans for post-secondary education. Since 2007, nearly 14,000 students have received an Award for AiC.
November 10, 2019SchoolHouse Connection’s Scholarship program • Applicants must have been born on or after Nov. 10, 1999.
• Applicants must be entering college for the first time during the 2020-2021 school year. This means that the application is for high school seniors; for those who are in GED programs; or for those who have taken a gap year.
• Applicants who have experienced homelessness within the last six years are eligible to apply.
• Undocumented students who meet these criteria are eligible.
SchoolHouse Connection Scholarship Program Application• $2,000 scholarship award
• A trip to a national awards ceremony (travel and expenses included)
• A second trip to reconnect and engage in policy advocacy in Washington, DC, one year after the initial scholarship award (all expenses included).
Frequently Asked Questions - SHC Scholarship Program
December 1, 2019Brockman Scholars Program - Texas A&M UniversityBe an American citizen resident anywhere in the world. International (non-U.S. citizen) students may apply if they can obtain a visa to study in the U.S.
Score at least 1400 on the SAT or the equivalent minimum composite ACT score of 32.
Have applied to an approved program of study at Texas A&M University and be able to provide a Universal Identification Number (UIN) on the application form.
Not have previously been a full-time university/college student.
Be under 21 at the date of application for the scholarship.
Not be related to a sitting member of the Texas A&M University Board of Regents. Click here to see the current make-up of the Board of Regents.
Demonstrate excellence in academics, leadership and constructive social engagement. Brockman Scholarship is a merit-based full scholarship that covers five years of study on the College Station campus of Texas A&M University.

The scholarship supports four years of undergraduate studies in an approved program of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), as well as the one-year MS Business graduate degree program at Texas A&M’s Mays Business School.
For more information and Frequently Asked Questions about this scholarship visit:
December 6, 2019Comcast Leaders and Achievers®
Scholarship Program
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. Students must: • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
• Be enrolled as a high school senior
• Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or participating NBCUniversal or Telemundo markets. Eligibility will be determined by zip code in the online application
• Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year
• Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
• Demonstrate financial need
www.comcastleadersandachieversscholarship.comScholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to over 800 students nationwide.English/Spanish - Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship - Program Flyer

December 16, 2019

(For AHS, HHS, L-DHS and PHHS students)

Virginia Tech - Pamplin Leadership Award

(For AHS, HHS, L-DHS and PHHS students)
The Pamplin Leadership Award is a one-year, merit-based $5,000 Virginia Tech tuition scholarship presented to up to forty qualified graduating students chosen from the Commonwealth of Virginia's public high schools. Each high school may nominate 1 graduating senior. The chosen nominee must have a minimum cumulative weighted 3.8 GPA and must have submitted their undergraduate admissions application to Virginia Tech.
Answer the following essay prompt: Describe your understanding of effective leadership, including some qualities of effective leadership and how you measure success of an effective leader. Additionally, describe the qualities of one effective leader you know, including how they exemplify these qualities. As you develop your own leadership roles, how do you plan to apply these qualities? Once completed, submit your essay as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment via Schoology to your Career Counselor (April Corbin: Lee-Davis and Hanover High Schools OR Shannon Edwards: Atlee and Patrick Henry High Schools). Be sure to include the scholarship name in the Subject line. Essay Submission deadline is Monday, December 16, 2019. $5,000 one-year, merit-based Virginia Tech tuition scholarship

Once completed, submit your essay as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment via Schoology to your Career Counselor (April Corbin: Lee-Davis and Hanover High Schools OR Shannon Edwards: Atlee and Patrick Henry High Schools). Be sure to include the scholarship name in the Subject line. Essay Submission deadline is Monday, December 16, 2019.

Only the selected candidate will be notified.
December 20, 2019 *Deadline extended for HHS and LDHS Students to January 10thHEF Serve and Learn Scholarship

Current Seniors (Class of 2020)
In 1996-97 Hanover County Public Schools, supported by a grant from the Virginia Department of Education, began a program called Serve & Learn. The program’s purpose was to encourage and acknowledge the importance of volunteer service to the community. With the goal of annually rewarding the community service commitments of Hanover students, the Serve & Learn program, now sponsored by Hanover Education Foundation, awards a $1,000 scholarship to ONE senior in each high school who successfully fulfills a 100 hour commitment to community service in ONE location commencing in junior year.Serve and Learn Time Log$1,000Current Seniors (Class of 2020):
Please include a paragraph explaining the nature and depth of your service. You can turn your Time Log and paragraph into your School Counseling office and they will ensure that these items get to your Career Counselor.

Your time log will be due December 20, 2019.
December 31, 2019
Huntington College Scholarship Sweepstakes
College-bound high school student$4,000No Purchase or Text Necessary to Enter or Win. Standard text message rates apply to all texts sent and received. Huntington’s College Scholarship Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States, 14 and older. Entrant must either be a high school student or entering on behalf of a high school student. In the latter case, the high school student will be awarded the prize. Sweepstakes starts on July 1, 2019 and ends on December 31, 2019 at 11:59PM EST. For entry and official rules go to
January 1, 2020The Atkinson Insurance Impact Awareness Scholarship (sponsored by Safeco)1. Must be a senior attending Hanover County Public Schools.
2. Create a 5 minutes or less video on one of the topics provided (see next cell to right). Explain how it relates to insurance and why they should be chosen.
3. Videos must be submitted by 01/01/2020.
Create a 5 minutes or less video on one of the topics provided below. Explain how it relates to insurance, why it should be chosen and why you feel you deserve this scholarship: TOPICS (choose 1): a. Distracted Drivers b. Fire Safety/ Escape Plans c. Cyber Bullying/ Elderly Scams d. Topic of your choice, related to safety awareness and approved by Atkinson Insurance Agency. Send your Video Submissions to: (Office Number: 804-789-0795)$2,500Atkinson Insurance Agency has built its business strongly depending on networking and community. Ryan Atkinson grew up in Hanover County and as a small business owner, he understands the importance of giving back and investing in the community. Atkinson Insurance Agency's future is bright and Ryan would like to be apart of helping brighten your future $2,500 brighter! Please submit a video on one of the provided topics explaining how it relates to insurance and why you feel you deserve this scholarship.
January 3, 2020Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program (2020) High School Senior that is graduating with the Class of 2020, Minimum 3.0 GPA, Be entering college in the Fall of 2020 as a Freshman at an accredited four-year institution for an undergraduate degree, Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident, Not be an employee, officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an employee, officer or director, Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports.
Up to $20,000 per recipient for up to 19 recipients
Up to $25,000 per recipient for up to 1 recipient
Up to 20 recipients will be selected to receive a scholarship award, the application deadline is Friday, January 3rd 2020 at 5:00 pm EST.
January 4, 20202019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship ProgramCurrent high school senior; Demonstrate the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
be citizens of the USA;
plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
GE-Reagan Foundation - Scholarship Application$10,000 scholarship renewable for 3 additional yearsAwards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.
January 9, 2020Ron Brown Scholars ProgramNational scholarship program for academically talented African-American high school seniors with demonstrated financial need, social commitment, and leadership potential. Ron Brown Scholars Program$10,000 per year for four years.
January 10, 2020Virginia Council on Women 9th Annual STEM Essay and Scholarship Contest

Refer to to view complete Contest Eligibility Requirements for Merit-Based and Need-Based Scholarships to be awarded.Virginia Council on Women STEM Essay Application Award amounts may vary and are determined by the Council annually. The Virginia Council on Women (Council) will provide one merit-based and one need-based scholarship to high school seniors in each of the five geographic regions across the Commonwealth through a STEM essay contest. This year, merit-based scholarships will be awarded based on the quality of the essay submitted, and the need-based scholarships will be awarded based on the quality of the essay and the individual's self-identified financial need.
January 15, 2020Fredda Witherspoon ScholarshipIota Phi Lambda Sorority awards scholarships for scholastic achievement to female graduating high school seniors wishing to pursue a college degree in business related fields. The National Scholarship is held annually. Judging criteria will include academic performance/achievement, career aspirations, demonstrated leadership, and financial need.Fredda Witherspoon Scholarship ApplicationFour $3,000 regional winners and one $8,000 national winnerAll applications should be mailed by the above deadlines to: Cynthia Stinchcomb, 14636 Grand Forrest Terrace, S. Chesterfield, VA 23834
January 16, 2020Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation: The Coolidge Scholarship Any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2021 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (current high school seniors are not eligible to apply). Coolidge scholars are selected primarily on academic excellence. Secondary criteria include: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service. coolidgescholars.orgThe Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride merit scholarship covering tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. This one-of-a-kind scholarship may be used at any accredited American university. The Coolidge Foundation invites the top 100 applicants to participate in its Coolidge Senators Program, which includes an all-expenses-paid Summit Weekend in Washington, D.C. and a one-time $1,000 scholarship. Applicants who make it to the finalist level, but do not ultimately win the full scholarship, receive a one-time finalist scholarship of $5,000.
January 24, 2020Virginia Junior Chamber International Senate (VA JCI Senate) 2019-20 Scholarship ProgramEach year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually is at the discretion of the Foundation and must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study. Checks awarded will be made out in the name of the recipient and the educational institution of the recipient’s choice.$1,000 scholarships - The number of grants awarded annually is at the discretion of the Foundation. Applications and supporting documentation can be mailed to: Virginia JCI Senate, c/o Jeffrey Bobich, 3401 Rebecca Jane Way, Alexandria, VA 22310
January 27, 2020Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) Community Scholarships Each year Rappahannock Electric Cooperative offers the REC Community Scholarship program to students who are seeking to advance their career goals by attending a college or trade school. To apply for each scholarship, the applicant's parent or guardian must be a consumer-owner of REC and the applicant must be planning to enroll in an accredited educational or training institution. High School Scholarship – for current seniors in high school planning to attend a college or university
Trade School Scholarship for students currently seniors in high school planning to attend a trade school or students currently enrolled in a trade school
College Scholarship – for students currently enrolled in a college or university amounts are determined annually.
February 1, 2020THE GLORIA WILLE BELL & CARLOS R. BELL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) Recipient must: - Have graduated from high school with a grade-point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Be residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia;
OR one of the following counties in Michigan: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland, St. Joseph, Van Buren, Washtenaw and Wayne;
OR be a graduate of New Trier High School (or any successor school) in Winnetka, Illinois;
OR be a graduate of the Chicago public, parochial or private school system;
OR be a graduate of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Illinois
- Be a full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science or another related scientific field in the College of Engineering or the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. to $80,000 for eligible students from Virginia and Illinois. Up to $40,000 for eligible students from Michigan.
February 1, 2020Jackie Robinson FoundationNational scholarship program for minority students who demonstrate leadership potential, commitment to community service and financial need.Jackie Robinson FoundationScholarship awards up to $30,000 for four years.
February 15, 2020Doretha Hornbuckle Scholarshipawarded to a graduating high school student and/or current college student enabling them to pursue academic studies in the areas of business, business administration, science or engineering. Doretha Hornbuckle ScholarshipA one-time award up to $3000 will be awarded for a student pursuing a degree at a four-year institution. The winner will be notified in May 2020.
Completed applications must be postmarked and mailed to:
Cynthia Stinchcomb, President, Gamma Delta Chapter 14636 Grand Forest Terrace South Chesterfield, Virginia 23834
If you have any questions, you may email Mrs. Stinchcomb at Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered if postmarked after February 15, 2020.
February 19, 2020Virginia State Golf Association - VIP ScholarshipHigh School seniors who have an interest in golf (skill and ability are neither requirements nor considerations), are in good academic standing, and have resided in Virginia since September 1, 2019 are eligible to apply. amounts are TBD. Since its inception, more than 1,000 scholarships totaling nearly $2.4 million have been awarded. In 2019, grants ranged from $1,500 to $6,000, and 31 students were honored. Completed applications may be mailed directly to the Virginia State Golf Association, or submitted online at Official transcripts (sealed) should be mailed to the address indicated on the application. The application deadline is no later than Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
February 28, 2020Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship Essay ContestHigh School seniors planning to attend a post-secondary institution. Must write an essay describing the impact Alzheimer's disease has had on their life, their families, or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder (1200-1500 word essay). prize $5,000 with additional prizes for runners up
February 28, 2020Atlee High School Athletic Booster Scholarship (For Atlee HS students ONLY)1. Parent must be a current booster member (dues paid in full)
2. Parent must have been a booster member for two consecutive years
3. Student must be/have been at least a one-year athlete at Atlee High School
4. Student must be a graduating Senior with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Atlee High School Athletic Booster Scholarship Application 2020Two $1000.00 Scholarships for students planning to continue their education beyond high school. (One Female Athlete and one Male Athlete).Return your completed application and essay to the Atlee School Counseling Office no later than, Friday, February 28, 2020 at 4:00PM.
February 28, 2020The Hanover-Caroline Soil and Water Conservation District Scholarships1. Student must attend a Hanover or Caroline public high school AND reside in the respective county.
2. Applied for admission to an accredited institution of post-secondary education, preferably in the
state of Virginia.
3. Applicant shall demonstrate an active interest in conservation. Applicant will continue his/her
education in a course curriculum related to natural resource conservation, environmental studies
and/or agriculture.
4. Applicant shall be in the top 20% of his/her high school graduating class or possess a 3.0 or greater
Grade Point Average. The applicant’s most recent official school transcript must accompany the
5. Possess good communicative and quantitative skills as indicated by his/her scholastic record and/or
personal interview.
Hanover-Caroline SWCD Scholarships Application 2020Three scholarships of $5000 each are available to outstanding graduating seniors in Hanover
and Caroline County public schools.
The District is offering one $5000 scholarship for a Hanover County public
school student and one $5000 scholarship for a Caroline County public school student. One additional $5000
scholarship is offered to either a Hanover County public school student or Caroline County public school student.
Applications must be in received in the Hanover-Caroline Soil and Water Conservation District office
by close of business on February 28, 2020.
Hanover-Caroline SWCD; Attn: Karen Fetty
P.O. Box 446 (13224 Hanover Courthouse Road)
Hanover, VA 23069
Or e-mail:
Early March 2020 2019 Captain Earle Worley ScholarshipGraduating high school senior of a public or private high school in Virginia, candidate for high school graduation at the end of the current academic year, and plan to enroll in an accredited 2-year or 4-year community college, college or university, or vocational school, the following academic year, candidate must be planning to study aeronautics, aerospace, aviation or related engineering. Application will be available early 2020 through Community Foundation of Richmond. $2,000All applications and supporting materials must be submitted online and are due to the Foundation. Please direct your questions to Elizabeth Winegardner, Scholarship Chair, Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society, (phone) 804-475-8730 or (e-mail)
March 1Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation ScholarshipApplicants must be current seniors and reside in one of the counties served by Colonial Farm Credit.Colonial Farm Credit ScholarshipAmounts VaryIf you have any questions or need additional information, please email the program coordinator, or call 804-746-4581 ext. 1155.
March 2 at 5pmThe Community Foundation 2020 ScholarshipsEligibility criteria is unique to each scholarship, and application information can be accessed on the Foundation’s website: are approximately 70 different scholarship funds available. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted online and are due to the Foundation on or before March 2 at 5:00 pm.
March 2, 2020George E. Allen Academic ScholarshipMust be a graduating senior who has overcome adversity and shown significant academic promiseGeorge E. Allen Scholarship Application and InformationFifteen $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors across VirginiaApplications must be postmarked by March 2, 2020 to be elgible for consideration. If you have questions regarding the scholarship or application process, contact Elizabeth Roberts, Marketing Program Manager, at or 804-257-7542.
March 2 at 5pmMatthew Anthony Grappone Scholarship
(For Atlee HS and Hanover HS seniors only)
An eligible student must be a senior attending Atlee or Hanover HS • An eligible student must be receiving special services;
• An eligible student must demonstrate a commitment to his or her community and participation in school activities; and
• An eligible student must be a candidate for high school graduation at the end of the current academic year, and plan to enroll in an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university, or technical/trade school, in the continental United States the following academic year."
Matthew Anthony Grappone Scholarship$1500-$2000To apply, follow this link to the Foundation’s website:
• Click the Apply button
• Click Create New Account
• Complete the registration process and then enter Grappone in the Access Code field at the top of the page and click Enter Code.
• Scroll down to find the application and click the Apply button to start the application.
o letter of recommendation from a faculty member, school counselor or principal;
o letter of recommendation from an adult that is not affiliated with school such as a clergy, business professional, coach or mentor;
o an essay to the selection committee outlining personal goals for the future;
o listing of extracurricular activities (school and community);
o a current photograph; and
o other information which might be helpful to the scholarship committee.
Please note it is not necessary to submit your high school transcripts when applying for the Matthew Anthony Grappone Memorial Scholarship.
March 2 at 5pmVA Credit Union 2020 Scholarship ProgramJoined VA Credit Union by December 2, 2019 and is a primary member; 3.0 GPA, essay, transcriptVirginia Credit Union ScholarshipUp to $2,500For questions contact the VACU Scholarship Administrator: 323-6000
March 2Virginia PTA ScholarshipWill attend an accredited VA college or university in the fall, GPA of 2.5 or above, PTA/PTSA membership, recommendations, transcript$1,000
March 3Studley Ruritan Club Scholarship (For Hanover High Students Only)The Studley Ruritan Club is offering two scholarships for students who plan to attend technical/trade schools, business schools, nursing schools or two/four year colleges. Need and performance based. 2020 HHS Studley Ruritan Club Application$1,000Return completed applications to the School Counseling office by March 3.
March 6, 20202020 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship ContestOpen to high school juniors and seniors. Visit for entry forms and additional details. Mail essay and registration form postmarked by March 6, 2020. prize- $2,000 Scholarship and trip to Washington, D.C., Second prize- $1,000 Scholarship, Third prize- $500 Scholarship
March 6, 2020John R. Lillard Aviation ScholarshipHigh school senior, 3.5 unweighted GPA, planning a career in the field of aviation, must be enrolled in or accepted to an aviation program at an accredited college. Essay, transcript, recommendations$3,000Essay subject: “Why I Wish to Pursue a Career in Aviation.”
March 13, 2020The Society of the Cincinnati (in the State of Virginia) History Essay ContestAny graduating Virginia high school senior who has been admitted to a four-year college or university in the Commonwealth of Virginia, which he or she plans to attend in the Fall of 2020, is eligible to enter the essay contest. This years essay topic is French Influence on the American Revolution.2020 Cincinnati History Essay Contest Application The Society will award up to four scholarships of $3,000 to $6,000 each, to those whose essays are judged, based on the criteria set forth in the contest rules and award criteria, to be the most outstanding. The Society will award winners by mail or telephone by May 10, 2020, and the awards will be publicly announced and presented at a luncheon in late May or early June. 2020 History Essay Contest Eligibility Information and Contest Rules
March 13, 2020Willard G. Plentl Sr. Aviation Scholarship Program Virginia high school senior who is planning an aviation career in a non-engineering area. A certification or acceptance into a non-engineering, aviation-related postsecondary education program is required. Scholarship applicants must have an unweighted GPA of at least 3.5. One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded each year and is not renewable. Willard G. Plentl Aviation Scholarship Program Application$1,000Willard G. Plentl Aviation Scholarship Program Information
March 15, 2020American Association of Blacks
in Energy (AABE) Scholarship Program
Successful applicants must
meet the following criteria:
• Min. 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
• Graduating high school senior
applying to an accredited
• Plan to major in business,
engineering, technology,
mathematics or a physical
science fields
• Be a member of one of the
underrepresented minority
groups (African American,
Hispanic or Native American)
AABE Scholarship Program 2020TBD - (AABE) awarded
thirteen scholarships totaling
$49,000 in 2019 and planning
to award many more in 2020!
For more information on the Virginia Chapter of AABE, please visit the Chapter website at
March 16, 2020Virginia Mayflower Society ScholarshipELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES: You must be 1) a high school senior or homeschool
equivalent, or 2) an undergraduate or
graduate student 25 years or younger (as of
3/16/2020) enrolled in an accredited institution.
You must be one of the following:
• A Virginia resident
• Related to a Virginia resident or to a
member of the Virginia Mayflower Society.
You must have at least a B grade point average
or equivalent.
You must be sponsored by a current teacher,
school counselor or a member of the Virginia
Mayflower Society.
Virginia Mayflower Society Scholarship Application$1,620Send your submissions to:
John Collinson, Scholarship Chair or
1763 Bluff Mountain Rd, Madison, VA 22727
March 31, 2020AARP Hanover Chapter Scholarship (AHS, HHS, L-DHS & PHHS students can apply)Senior planning to major in special education; 3.0 GPA or higher; strong leadership and citizenship characteristics; strong work ethic; compose an essay on why you have chosen to major in the field of special education.AARP Application$500Return your completed essay to the School Counseling office by March 31.
March 31, 2020Ashland Garden Club Scholarship (For PHHS students ONLY)Patrick Henry High School student with a desire to continue their post-high school education study in the following fields: Horticulture, Agriculture, Botany, Landscape Design and any other field of study relating to Conservation. Recipients should also have maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA, exhibit strong leadership/citizenship characteristics, and demonstrated strong work ethic
Ashland Garden Club Scholarship ApplicationAward Amount is TBDReturn your completed application to the School Counseling office on or before Tuesday, March 31, 2020.
March 31, 2020Bette J. Harmon Memorial Scholarship
(For Atlee and Lee Davis students only)
4 year college; English or Education major, 3.5 GPA, leadership, citizenship and activities, essayBette J. Harmon Memorial Scholarship Application$5,000.00Return the completed application to the School Counseling office by March 31.
March 31, 2020Derek Crytser Memorial Scholarship Fund (for Atlee HS and Hanover HS students ONLY)*Be a graduating senior from Hanover or Atlee High School
*Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
*Plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year college
*Submit 2 letters of recommendation from trusted adults outside of family
*Exhibit a desire to make a positive impact in society (potential career fields include, but are not limited to, education, social work, philosophy, politics, medicine, nonprofits, etc.)
Derek Crytser Memorial Scholarship Application 2020TWO $1,500 scholarships will be awarded.Submit your two letters of recommendation and your personal essay to the School Counseling office by Tuesday, March 31, 2020.
March 31, 2020J.K. Samples Scholarship - for all 4 high schools
(For AHS, HHS, L-DHS & PHHS students ONLY)
2.0 GPA minimum, a commitment to participating in a post secondary program, strong leadership and citizenship characteristics. J.K. Samples Scholarship Application3 @ $3,000 for each high schoolReturn the completed application to the School Counseling office by March 31.
March 31, 2020The Patriot Club Scholarships (For Patrick Henry High School students ONLY) Qualified applicants will have earned at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, be a full time student taking at least 5 credits, played at least two seasons of a varsity sport, and be an athlete in good standing. Patriot Club offers four (4) scholarships of $1000 each to student athletes who exemplify good sportsmanship and behave in a manner that reflects positively on Patrick Henry High School.Patrick Henry seniors interested in applying for a Patriot Club scholarship need to complete the Patriot Club Scholarship Application at Additionally, eligible seniors should have also completed the Senior Scholarship Application (due on December 31, 2019 at 12 midnight). Please contact Mrs. Edwards, your Career Counselor, with any questions about the above information at
March 31, 2020The Network of Enterprising Women Scholarship (N.E.W.)Any female high school student (whether she attends home school, public or private school) who resides in the counties and cities listed below and has been accepted at an accredited college or university is eligible for a $1000 scholarship. Recipient must have:

• Maintained at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA
• Demonstrated a strong work ethic
• Exhibited strong leadership characteristics as a participant in extracurricular activities such as music, drama, athletics, DECA, etc.

Applicants must reside in one of the following areas: Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Goochland, Louisa, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George and Richmond City.
The Network of Enterprising Women Scholarship Application 2020$1,000Return your completed application to the School Counseling office by Tuesday, March 31, 2020.
April 1, 2020Alex Moore Memorial Scholarship Fund
(For Hanover High seniors only)
3.0 minimum cumulative GPA; senior; exhibit strong leadership and citizenship characteristics; demonstrate strong work ethic; desire to continue their post-secondary education at James Madison University (JMU); essay2019-20 Alex Moore Scholarship$2,000.00Return the completed application to the School Counseling office by April 1.
April 1, 2020Beta Delta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa
2020 Scholarship (For Atlee, Hanover, Lee-Davis, or Patrick Henry HS students only)
1. The student is a June graduate of Atlee, Hanover, Lee-Davis, or Patrick Henry High Schools in Hanover County, Virginia.
2. The student is planning a career in the teaching profession.
3. The student may be male or female.
4. The student has made contributions to fellow students, the school, and the community through leadership or support of altruistic causes.
5. The student has achieved an over-all grade point average of not less than 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Beta Delta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa 2020 Scholarship Application$500Please submit this completed application by April 1, 2020 to:
Mrs. Dianne Tuck
Alpha Delta Kappa, Beta Delta Chapter
10012 Buck Trail
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Email to
April 1, 2020Farrington Ruritan Club Scholarships (For Patrick Henry HS students ONLY)The scholarship winners will be determined based on the following criteria: Academic Achievement, Financial Need, Leadership and Community ServiceFarrington Ruritan Club - Scholarship ApplicationAcademic and Vocational scholarships to be awarded (amounts TBD soon)• DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION SUBMITTAL MUST BE POSTMARKED BY
APRIL 1 2020. Include the below documents along with your Farrington Ruritan Club Scholarship aplication:

• Copy of your latest transcript with GPA
• Copy of your SAT or PSAT score (if it is not in the transcript)
• Copy of page 1 of your approved FAFSA application including the EFC number.
▪ Brief summary of your volunteer/extracurricular accomplishments and awards.
April 1, 20202020 Kiwanis Club of Ashland Scholarship (For Patrick Henry, Lee-Davis, Glen Allen and Hanover High Schools)1. The student selected will have a minimum of a 2.8 Grade Point Average.
2. The student is currently an active member of the Key Club
3. The student selected will have a strong record of involvement in school and community activities.
4. The student selected will have shown his or her intent to attend a trade or professional training school or going to college.
5. The selection of the student will not be based on need.
6. The school counselor will be asked to furnish the Club with the applications and letters addressing the items listed below.
The applicant must address a letter to the Chairman of the Kiwanis Scholarship Committee at the address listed at the end of this document. Please include the requested information which is:
A. What has the applicant accomplished in school and in community activities? What is their involvement in the Key Club, number of years a member, positions held and activities involved in?
B. What does the applicant plan to do in terms of furthering his or her education? What are their career goals?
C. Why does the applicant believe he or she should be selected for this scholarship?
D. Each applicant should prepare a short essay on what benefits are offered to our society by service based volunteer organizations such as Kiwanis.

The cover letter and essay must be submitted no later than April 1, 2020 to:
Jody Korman, Chairperson Scholarship Committee
769 Old House Road, Bumpass, VA 23024

Best to email to: and please put in the subject line “Scholarship Application” Questions are welcome by phone to Jody Korman at 804-502-1128 or, if brief, can be texted to that cell number.
Four $4,000 scholarships, payable at $1,000 per yearEach scholarship will be renewable for three additional years if the recipient remains enrolled in their college, university, or career/technical school and is in good standing. Students will be required to furnish the Scholarship Chairman with this information direct from their college, university, or career/technical school.
April 3, 2020Hanover Community Support Services, Inc. ScholarshipHigh school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in Special Education, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Early Intervention, Adapted Physical Education, Speech-Language Pathology, Therapeutic Recreation, or another degree that will serve individuals with developmental disabilities, mental health challenges, or substance use disorders. Must attend a Hanover County Public School, GPA of 3.0 or higher, and have community service or work experience with people who have developmental disabiliites, mental health challenges, and/or substance use disorder. $500 ScholarshipsApplications must be submitted and postmarked by April 3, 2020. Please mail completed applications to P.O. Box 1594 Ashland, VA 23005 Please contact Ashley White with any questions regarding the submission of your application.
April 20, 2020Kavansa B. Smith Memorial Scholarship ProgramSenior African-American males students application and supporting documentation to the address below no later than April 20, 2020. Upsilon Nu Scholarship and Social Action Foundation, INC. Attention: Scholarship Committee PO BOX 27955 Richmond, VA 23261
Ongoing weekly winners until April 30, 2020Lexus of Richmond ScholarshipScholarship: academic excellence through outstanding grade point average and scholastic awards.

Leadership: outstanding leadership skills and abilities in co-curricular activities and community service activities.

Athletics: exceptional athletic skill, a commitment to the success of his and/or her team and an unselfish approach to the sport.

Citizenship: exemplary citizenship qualities which include maturity, loyalty, responsibility, integrity and trustworthiness.

Service: rendered unselfish service and assistance to others, to the school, and to the community.
2019-20 Lexus of Richmond Scholarship Application$25,000 Award1. Applications must be submitted by a primary school official (including Athletic Director, Teacher, Coach, or School Counselor; not the student or parent) and must be signed by the nominating official to be considered. APPLICATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED BY EITHER MAIL OR E-MAIL TO:

Lexus of Richmond Scholarship Program
Attn: Gary Hess
(Phone) 804-474-0155
2. A selection committee composed of representatives from WRVA, WRNL and Lexus of Richmond will select the weekly award winners from each high school. Each finalist will participate in an interview prior to the scholarship award dinner. Each weekly qualifier will be listed on the WRVA and WRNL website and included in a print ad at the end of the school year.

3. The $25,000 scholarship recipient will be determined by the committee with the final decision based on the application and interviews.
June 12Abbott and Fenner Scholarship ProgramThe A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.$1,000The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions as well as the school they are currently attending.
June 19, 2020BigSun ScholarshipHigh School senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community$500 Award
October 5, 2020AES ScholarshipHigh school senior planning to attend a post-secondary institute (does not need to be engineering major to apply). Answer one of the essay questions on their website$500 Award