The SEVACF Armed Forces Scholarship offers one $2,000 scholarship for the dependent of an active duty Navy or Coast Guard personnel stationed in Portsmouth, Virginia. The recipient must be a graduating high school senior with a GPA of 2.5 or above, accepted or enrolled in an ACE-accredited community college or four-year college or university.
The Southeast Virginia Community Foundation (SEVACF) is a nonprofit 501-C3 organization that connects people who care with causes large and small to benefit the communities we serve. Created in 2010 by the merger of the Portsmouth Community Foundation (1965) and Chesapeake’s Heron Foundation (2008), SEVACF has been serving the community for over 50 years. SEVACF helps donors meet local charitable needs in Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and the greater southeast Virginia region by targeting grants and scholarships toward our community’s most pressing needs and promising opportunities.