Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships are awards of money that can help students fund a college education. Scholarships typically do not have to be paid back, though students may have to meet certain expectations  or commitments to maintain a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on specific criteria set by the provider (e.g. merit-based, need-based, athletic or artistic talent, affiliation with a certain group, etc.)  Listed below are local, state, and national scholarships that have been promoted to the EHS counselors. Keep in mind that there are MANY more scholarships out there! Check for scholarships where you bank, where you work (or where your parents work), at your place of worship, etc. See your counselor if you have any questions about scholarships! Remember, you should NEVER pay to apply for a scholarship. If it asks for a payment, it's probably a scam!

 


See links below under "Scholarship Databases & Resources" 
for even more scholarship opportunities!


** PLEASE NOTE: There scholarships are not in Due Date order. Please be sure to check each due date. **

** NEW ** Injured Workers Law Firm Scholarship 2019- DUE June 30, 2019
The Injured Workers Law Firm has decided to offer a $5,000 trade school scholarship. The scholarship is available to Virginia residents who have been accepted to an accredited vocational or trade school, and who meet the qualifications as described below.

To apply for the Injured Workers Law Firm Scholarship 2019, applicants must meet the following criteria:

- U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the United States
- Accepted and will be attending a two or four-year trade school in the fall of 2019
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Resident of Virginia

A full list of the scholarship eligibility requirements is can be found here.
Click Here for the application.

ISABELLE GAINES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2018- DUE MARCH 8, 2019
This application is open to college freshman, sophomore and juniors who are 2016, 2017 and 2018 graduates of Essex County High School in Tappahannock, VA. Students must have graduated with at least a 3.0 GPA, have a financial need, majoring in Art, Education, Business, History, STEM or related-major, and attending an UNCF member institution or an HBCU.

Click this link to apply!


 Students must complete the following items to be eligible:
- Online application
- 1-2 page essay outlining career aspirations, leadership experiences, and most significant achievements
- Letter of recommendation 
- Submit most recent unofficial or official transcript.


J. Franklin “Frankie” Townsend Jr. Memorial Scholarship- DUE MARCH 1, 2019

The Three Rivers SWCD scholarship program promotes the education of students in technical fields with a natural resource conservation and environmental protection emphasis. The program provides financial support to students with an agriculture background or majoring in or showing a strong desire to major in a course curriculum related to natural resource conservation and/or environmental studies.

Eligibility: Individual applicants must be full time students and residents of King William, Essex, or King and Queen Counties who have applied to a college freshman level curriculum or pursuing an undergraduate or graduate level degree in a course curriculum related to natural resource conservation or environmental studies.
Where to Apply: Please click here to download the scholarship application packet. The scholarship will also be available outside the school counseling offices


AABE 2019 Scholarship Program- DUE MARCH 15, 2019
The Virginia Chapter of AABE 2019 Scholarship program is currently accepting applications for high school seniors planning to major in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematical (STEM) field through an accredited college or university. Due to successful fundraising, AABE have increased the number of scholarships and college stipends planned for 2019. 

Eligibility: Please visit the “Student Relations” section on our chapter-website for specific details and requirements. A flyer is also attached for your convenience. Click here for the flyer.
Where to apply: Please visit this website to apply for the scholarship: https://scholarship.aabe.org/ 


2019 GRASP Last Dollar Scholarship- DUE APRIL 12, 2019

The 2019 GRASP Last Dollar Scholarship is now available! At least one student from each high school with a GRASP advisor will be awarded a $500 scholarship. Additional scholarships may range from $250 to $4,000. 

Eligibility:
     - Met with the high school GRASP advisor during his or her senior year.
     - Possess at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.
     - Will graduate from high school spring of 2019.
     - Demonstrate unmet financial need (A college financial aid award letter
will be requested before the scholarship is granted.).
     - Will attend a post-secondary school in Virginia (public or private).
     - Have successfully filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA).
Where to apply: Paper copies are available outside the School Counseling offices. Click here to download the application.



2019 GRASP Community College Pathway Scholarship Application- DUE APRIL 12, 2019
GRASP will award scholarships to selected applicants in the amount of $1,000 for their first year of community college. Scholarships may be renewed for a second year of the recipients' program. Eligible scholarship recipients will enroll at a Virginia Community College to either complete a career certificate or with the intent to transfer to a Virginia four-year public or private institution through a Virginia Guaranteed Admission Agreement. 

Eligibility: 
     - Have met with the high school GRASP advisor to establish a post-
secondary plan
     - Possess at least a 2.0 cumulative high school grade point average
     - Will graduate from high school spring of 2019
     - Have filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
     - Have financial need (EFC of $12,000 or less) as determined by the
  FAFSA
     - Plan to enroll at a Virginia Community College to either complete a
career certificate or with the intent to transfer to a Virginia four-year
public or private institution through a Virginia Guaranteed Admission
Agreement. 
Where to apply: Paper copies are available outside School Counseling offices. Click here to download the application.


The Community Foundation 2019 scholarship program- DUE MARCH 7 at 5pm
The Community Foundation 2019 scholarship program for graduating high school seniors, recent high school graduates and adult learners is now available. There are more than 65 different scholarship opportunities. 

Eligibility criteria, which is unique to each scholarship, and application information can be accessed on the Foundation’s website: https://www.cfrichmond.org/Apply-for-a-Scholarship/View-All-Scholarships. 

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted online and are due to the Foundation on or before March 7, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Please request transcripts and letters of recommendation well in advance of the deadline as the Community Foundation will not be able to offer deadline extensions due to inclement weather.



Charles J. Colgan Scholarship- DUE APRIL 12, 2019
The annual Charles J. Colgan Scholarship, in the amount of $2,000, is awarded to a well deserving Virginia resident High School, Technical School Senior or College/University Undergraduate who is
pursuing an aviation related career at an accredited institution. The scholarship will be paid directly to the institution in the name of the awardee. The deadline for 2019 submissions is Friday, April 12, 2019.

Eligibility: Student must be a high school senior with at least a 3.0 GPA, and Proof of acceptance into an aviation-related post-secondary education program. Full Eligibility Requirements.
Where to apply: Students can find the scholarship outside of the school counseling offices, or click here to download.


Northern Neck Southside Area Bankers Association Scholarship- DUE MARCH 1, 2019
The purpose of this scholarship is to give a High School senior who is seeking a business or financial related degree at an accredited college or university an additional monetary opportunity to further their education. This scholarship is worth $1000, and is due March 1, 2019. 

Eligibility: Any high school senior who is planning to pursue a degree in business or financial related field from an accredited college or university.
Where to apply: Click here to download the application. Applications are also found outside the school counseling offices.


Check back to this page throughout the year for Scholarship updates. Most Scholarship opportunities will be posted in the Spring, however there will be a few in the fall.

Scholarship Databases & Resources

FastWeb.com
Scholarships.com
The Community Foundation
College Board Scholarship Search
CollegeToolKit.com
FindTuition.com
Chegg.com


Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2019 West Corporation. All rights reserved.