It’s not easy to save money in college. Between tuition, fees, supplies and a social life, student pockets pretty much empty themselves. Fortunately, plenty of financial aid is available to those willing to look for it. By using one’s state as search criterion, Scholarships.com can help students find scholarships restricted to those residing in or attending school in Virginia. The awards listed below will give you an idea of the financial aid that may be found at Scholarships.com. For additional information about these and additional scholarships, based on criteria ranging from artistic ability to GPA to academic major, you can conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.
Aileen Lee Scholarship
August 01, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.
Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More
Ernestine Matthews Trust Scholarship Award
March 15, Annually
Ernestine Matthews Scholarship is an educational trust established by Will of Ernestine Matthews.
- Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from DC, MD, VA, WV or PA only.
- Applicants must rank in upper third of class.
- Applicants must sign statement that they not use alcohol or tobacco.
- Applicants must demonstrate need of financial aid in order to [...] More
Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship
February 01, Annually
From the very beginning, the leaders of Dixie Youth Baseball knew they wanted to develop a college scholarship program that would help former players obtain a college education. There wasn't much money in the beginning. The first eligible players graduated in 1961, one $500 scholarship and one $250 scholarship were awarded. And from its modest beginning, the scholarship program has grown to an [...] More
The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/financialaid/futurestudent/scholarships [...] More
Junior Achievement Essay Competition
November 03, Annually
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington is pleased to announce the Junior Achievement Essay Competition, sponsored by David M. Rubenstein. This year, Junior Achievement invites students from the Greater Washington region to compete for $110,000 in scholarships.
The competition is open to any student in the 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the Greater Washington region. Students must write a [...] More
Dixie Boys Baseball Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
April 01, Annually
Outstanding high school seniors who have participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university may apply for the Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program. Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated programs include Dixie Boys Baseball for boys 13 and 14 years old; Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball for boys 15 and 16 years old; and [...] More
AQHF Ray Melton Virginia Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship
December 01, Annually
Scholarship assistance will be awarded to a member of the American Quarter Horse Association or American Quarter Horse Youth Association. Applicant must be a Virginia resident to qualify. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, academic merit and American Quarter Horse involvement. Recipient will receive a $500 one-year scholarship. For more information, please visit our [...] More
Bridgewater College Lantz Scholarship
The Bridgewater College Lantz Scholarship is a renewable scholarship awarded to incoming freshmen with a minimum 3.2 GPA who attend Linville Creek Church of the Brethren or have graduated from Broadway High School, Broadway, [...] More
Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship
May 31, Annually
The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship was established in 2002 by the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show, Inc. (MANTS). This scholarship serves to memorialize Mr. Akehurst who served the horticultural industry as one of the founders of MANTS. In addition to his thirty-plus years as Executive Vice-President of MANTS, Mr. Akehurst serves as Executive Secretary of the Maryland Nursery and [...] More
Virginia College Scholarship Assistance Program
The College Scholarship Assistance Program (CSAP) is a statewide need-based undergraduate grant program established in 1973 to assist students with extreme financial need in Virginia's public and participating private colleges and universities. The Commonwealth combines state appropriations with the Federal Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) to fund the program.
To apply for [...] More
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
December 01, Annually
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study fellowship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior [...] More
EMU National Scholars Program
The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.
Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.
For more information [...] More
Intermarkets-Lucido Journalism Scholarship
April 05, Annually
The Intermarkets-Lucido Journalism Scholarship fund was created to recognize an outstanding graduating high school senior who will be majoring in journalism and who promotes and understands the importance of non-biased journalism in the United States media.
To be eligible for this award, applicant must:
- Be a U.S. citizen
- Be a legal resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia
- Be a [...] More
JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More
Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Eastern Regional Chapter
July 08, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to the college students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the [...] More
Lighthouse Scholarships and Career Awards
The Lighthouse scholarships reward excellence, recognize accomplishments and help students who are blind or partially sighted achieve their career goals.
There are four categories and each carries a $5,000 prize:
* College-bound Award, for high school seniors or recent high school graduates now planning to begin college
* Undergraduate Award I, for college students who may apply at any time [...] More
NSA Scholarship Louis and Fannie Sager Memorial Scholarship
March 10, Annually
The Louis and Fannie Sager Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate of a Virginia public school who is enrolled as an undergraduate at a Virginia college or university, majoring in accounting. The stipend for this award ranges from $500 to [...] More
VDH Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship
June 30, Annually
The Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship Program is for students in a practical nurse program (LPN) or a registered nurse (RN) program and who are accepted or enrolled a school of nursing in the State of Virginia.
It is important that all applicants fully understand the conditions of accepting a Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship. These awards are not gifts. Scholarship recipients must agree to [...] More
The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation, Inc.
April 15, Annually
The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association is a non-profit organization and an affiliate of the Security Traders Association.
This year, the Foundation intends to award a minimum of three $2,500 scholarships, one in each member jurisdiction of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The monetary awarded amounts may increase depending on the number of applications received. The winners will be [...] More
Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation Scholarship Program
The objective of the Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation Scholarship Program is to acquaint young people with the historical legacy of two of Virginia’s most outstanding military figures, Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson.
One $10,000, eight $2,000, and eighteen $1,000 college scholarships are available to Virginia high school juniors and seniors submitting outstanding [...] More
Virginia Commonwealth Awards
The purpose of the Virginia Commonwealth Award is to assist undergraduate students with financial need and graduate students to pay part of their college costs. The funds are appropriated directly to each state-supported institution. Funds may be used for need-based grants to Virginia resident undergraduates or for grants or assistantships to graduate students (both in-state and out-of-state). [...] More
Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program
The purpose of the Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program (VGAP) is to provide an incentive to financially needy students now attending elementary and secondary school in Virginia to raise their expectations and their academic performance and to consider higher education an achievable objective in their future. The law requires that the awards to undergraduates be proportional to need so that the [...] More
VSGA Scholarship Program
February 22, Annually
The Virginia Golf Foundation Scholarship program, administered by the VSGA, funds scholarships, primarily through its VIP program, to worthy Virginia high school students who are interested in golf and wish to attend Virginia colleges and universities.
The awards are conditional on students’ good progress in academics. Criteria for the awards are an active interest in golf, academic achievement, [...] More
Virginia Higher Education Teacher Assistance Program
The Virginia Higher Education Teacher Assistance Program was established by SCHEV to help address the teacher shortage in Virginia by assisting undergraduate students enrolled in a K-12 teacher preparation program. Preference is given to students enrolled in a teacher shortage content area identified by the Virginia Department of Education.
The college or university [...] More
Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association Leo Bourassa Scholarship
May 31, Annually
The Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association is offering two scholarships for 2008 to Virginia residents who are attending an accredited Virginia college or university. The purpose of the scholarships is to support and acknowledge students for their academic and personal accomplishments in the field of water resources. Past scholarship award amounts have each been approximately $2,500. The [...] More
Virginia State Bar Law in Society Essay Competition
February 13, Annually
The Virginia State Bar and its Litigation Section sponsor an essay contest each year. Virginia high school students are invited to submit essays in response to the posted hypothetical, for a chance of winning prize money and and other recognition. All Virginia students aged 19 or younger and enrolled in grades 9-12 or a home-school equivalent are eligible to submit an essay. Essays are limited [...] More
Virginia War Orphans Education Program
The Virginia War Orphans Education Program provides educational assistance for children, or surviving children, of certain war-disabled veterans.
One of the applicant's parents must have served in the armed forces of the U.S. and must be permanently and totally disabled, or deceased due to war or other armed conflict or must be listed as a POW or MIA.
The parent on which [...] More
VMDAEC Educational Foundation Scholarship
March 08, Annually
The Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives was founded in 1944 and provides training, communications, governmental relations and other services to the 16 electric cooperatives that serve the three-state Mid-Atlantic region.
The Educational Scholarship Foundation was established to provide a vehicle to fund future scholarships and allows for donations and memorial [...] More
Franklin D. Boyce Annual Health Scholarship
February 15, Annually
This Franklin D. Boyce Annual Health Scholarship awards $2,500 to promote health occupations and is potentially renewable for three additional consecutive years. Eligible students for this scholarship must live in Hopewell, Prince George, Petersburg or the surrounding areas.
Completed applications must be received in the Foundation office on or before February 15th by 4:00 p.m. If the due date [...] More
Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program
July 31, Annually
VTAG is a non need-based grant for Virginia residents attending a participating Virginia private college or university. Funds for this grant have been appropriated by the state legislature since 1973. While the maximum award is authorized each biennium, the amount is not guaranteed and can vary annually. The exact amount of each academic year’s award is determined by the available funding and the [...] More
Legacy of Life Essay Contest
March 31, Annually
Washington Regional Transplant Consortium is offering high school seniors in the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and suburban Maryland the opportunity to receive scholarship money for college by writing an essay on organ, eye and tissue donation.
WRTC's Donor Family Council is sponsoring this special project of financial assistance to area college-bound students.
The scholarships [...] More