Virginia Scholarships

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, 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 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

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, 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

Bridgewater College Lantz Scholarship
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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
Application Deadlines: 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

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a [...] More

Dixie Boys Baseball Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: 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

Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship
Application Deadlines: 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

EMU National Scholars Program
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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 [...] More

Franklin D. Boyce Annual Health Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Franklin D. Boyce Scholarship Program was established in August 1996 in recognition of the long years of service provided by Mr. Boyce as CEO of John Randolph Medical Center, and as the first CEO of John Randolph Foundation. Funding for the Boyce Scholarship Program is provided through private donations and through the John Randolph Foundation Endowment. To promote a broad range of [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Eastern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: 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

Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation Scholarship Program
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18 scholarships will be awarded to V irginia high school juniors and seniors submitting outstanding analytical essays on any aspect--positive or negative--of the career, character, or legacy of General Robert E. Lee and/or General "Stonewall" Jackson.

The Foundation will award one $2,000 scholarship and one $1,000 scholarship to students whose essays are judged to be the best in each of [...] More

Legacy of Life Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: 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 [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps a number of outstanding and deserving legally blind students attend college or attend graduate school with scholarships of $10,000. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or attend/remain in the [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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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 [...] More

The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation, Inc.
Application Deadlines: 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 [...] More

VDH Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship
Application Deadlines: 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

Virginia Commonwealth Awards
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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 Higher Education Teacher Assistance Program
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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.

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The college or university [...] More

Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association Leo Bourassa Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The mission of the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association is to promote and educate the public on
good lake and watershed management, encourage sustainable stormwater management practices and
protect the welfare of lakes and other water resources within the Commonwealth. To help further our
mission, we would like to offer scholarships to support and acknowledge deserving students who are [...] More

Virginia Military Survivors & Dependents Education Program
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The Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Program (VMSDEP) provides education benefits to spouses and children of military service members killed, missing in action, taken prisoner, or who became at least 90 percent disabled as a result of military service in an armed conflict. Military service includes service in the United States Armed Forces, United States Armed Forces Reserves, the [...] More

Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program
Application Deadlines: 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

VMDAEC Educational Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 11, 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

VSGA Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 24, 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 [...] More

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