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, 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.

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AFCEA Washington, DC Chapter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: $12,000
  • In order to apply for the AFCEA Washington, DC Chapter Scholarship, you must be a resident within the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Acceptable majors include computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry, cybersecurity, and management information systems; and command, control, communications, computers and Intelligence (C4I)-related fields of study including [...] More

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship awards scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated full-time African-American or Black students pursuing undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees in a variety of fields.

    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, a permanent residence or attend academic institution in a CBC Members district who is preparing to pursue or [...] More

CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship is for full-time African-American or Black students pursuing a degree in performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident who is preparing to pursue, or is currently pursuing, an undergraduate, graduate or doctoral [...] More

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for full time African-American or Black students pursuing a degree in visual arts including, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts.

    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident who is [...] More

Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The purpose of the Cybersecurity Public Service Grant is to encourage public service to recent graduates of Virginia institutes with degrees in Cybersecurity or a related field by partnering with qualified public and private organizations to provide up to $20,000 in combined state and employer match benefits. The Grant may be renewed for up to two additional times, for a maximum of three total [...] More

Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • 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. In order to be eligible, the applicant must be a senior in high school and have at one time played in a Dixie Youth Baseball league. There is no relationship between the award of a scholarship and athletic ability. Be [...] More

Jacqueline Shearer Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/11/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • This Fund was established by Jacqueline’s family to honor her amazing strength and to carry on her legacy. Jacqueline was diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of 11 and fought her battle with this terrible disease for 11 and ½ years. She demonstrated incredible courage, grace and dignity throughout her fight. She touched many lives along the way and has left a lasting impression on everyone [...] More

John Randolph Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/21/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The John Randolph Foundation is proud to offer a number of scholarships for a variety of academic pursuits to local students residing in Hopewell, Prince George, Enon, Chester, Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Sussex, Surry, Charles City and Varina. For a complete list of scholarship programs please visit the scholarship provider's website. Students wishing to apply should begin by [...] More

Kids’ Chance of Virginia Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Kids' Chance of Virginia (KCVA) is proud to provide scholarships to the children of Virginia workers who have been severely or fatally injured in a workplace accident. Eligible applicants must be 16-25, be a child of a parent whose work related injury caused a significant decline in family income and circumstances, and plan to pursue a post-secondary or trade school. For more information or to [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Eastern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2022
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) offers the Eastern Regional Chapter Scholarship to students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals).

    Students who will be a full-time student at a school in one of the designated Eastern region states (Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North [...] More

Leadership for the 21st Century Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/11/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Chesterfield County Black History Month Celebration Program is sponsoring the Leadership for the 21st Century Scholarships for eligible Chesterfield County Public School students. Applicants must be high school seniors who plan on attending a Virginia college/university, and must have a 2.8 GPA. Recipients are notified in February. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

Legacy of Life Essay & Video Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • All essay and video entrants must be a current high school senior who both resides and attends high school, or is home schooled, in Northern Virginia (specifically the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Clarke, Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George, and Fauquier as well as the independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas [...] More

Leo Bourassa Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Leo Bourassa Scholarship supports and acknowledges deserving students who are studying in fields related to water resources. Applicants for the Leo Bourassa Scholarship must be a student in good standing at any Virginia accredited college or university and a resident of Virginia at the time of application and at the time of award. Must have successfully completed, or will complete by the [...] More

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation's scholarship program awards annual grants for the education of deserving female students with financial need at more than 200 accredited educational institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

    In accordance with the will that established the Foundation, grantee institutions [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/9/2023
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation promotes the academic growth of youth throughout the United States and awards scholarships annually at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Convention. The Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. Applicants must be high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic [...] More

Polish-American Arts Association

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Applicants of the Polish-American Arts Association must be an American citizen, either by birth or naturalization. Consideration will also be given to 10-year green card permanent residents looking to become citizens. Applicant must be of Polish or Polish-American descent and demonstrate their descent with a family tree, and must be a legal resident of Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia, OR be [...] More

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Regions Riding Forward® Scholarship Contest celebrates stories of Black Americans who inspire others to positively impact the world around them. Famous icon, trailblazer or local mentor, their story is worth sharing. It’s an 11-year tradition of students winning valued scholarships.

    Now it’s your turn to try. Tell us through Written Essay or Video Essay about a Black American individual [...] More

Riding Forward Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Your story will inspire the future. Tell us about an African-American who inspired you and you could earn a $5,000 or $3,500 college scholarship in celebration of Black History Month and those who have inspired the next generation to make history.

    Regions will award scholarships to high school seniors who live in states with Regions branches and will attend an accredited college in the U.S. [...] More

The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Esperanza Education Fund will award scholarships - ranging from $5,000 to $20,000, depending on financial need - to immigrant students in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, to attend public colleges and universities, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on qualities traditionally valued and demonstrated [...] More

The Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Eligible candidates to be considered for the The Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation scholarship application should be high school seniors who have participated in the Stock Market Game, or undergraduates who are currently sophomore or junior business majors with a concentration in finance or economics and who are enrolled at a four-year state-sponsored or private college or university. Applicants must [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded people entering a wide range of careers. However, strong preference will be given to graduate students as well as undergraduates who have completed at [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a special incentive that the Army offers to highly qualified applicants entering the Army. Under the LRP, the Army will repay part of a Soldier's qualifying student loans. Only specified Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) qualify for the LRP. The Army will repay 15 percent of the outstanding principal balance, less taxes of the Soldier's student loans [...] More

VABA Aviation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/30/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The VABA Aviation Scholarship is awarded to a well deserving Virginia resident High School, Technical School Senior, or College/University Undergraduate who is pursuing an aviation related career in an accredited institution. The scholarship will be paid directly to the institution in the name of the awardee. Application Requirements: Completed and signed application and all supporting documents [...] More

Virginia Department of Health Nursing Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2022
  • Amount: Varies
  • The 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. Scholarship recipients must agree to engage in full-time nursing in Virginia for one month for every $100 received. Presently, the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Health Equity offers several [...] More

Virginia Military Survivors & Dependents Education Program

  • Application Deadline: 9/1/2022
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of VMSDEP is to provide undergraduate or other postsecondary education to eligible participants by providing a waiver of tuition and all required fees associated with tuition at any public institution of higher education or other public accredited postsecondary institution granting a degree, diploma, or certificate in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Benefits are available for up to 36 [...] More

Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program (VTSLP)

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The primary purpose of the Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program (VTSLP) is to provide financial support to students who are interested in pursuing a teaching career in one of the top five critical shortage teaching areas. Candidates must be: enrolled full-time or part-time in an approved undergraduate or graduate teacher education program, or are participants in another approved teacher [...] More

Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2022
  • Amount: $3,200
  • Established in 1972, the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant program (VTAG) is designed to assist Virginia residents who attend accredited private, non-profit colleges and universities in Virginia for other than religious training or theological education. The VTAG is authorized in Chapter 4.1 Section 23-38.11 through 18 of the Code of Virginia as the Tuition Assistance Grant Act. For more [...] More

VMDAEC Educational Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Each year, the VMDAEC Education Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships based on 40% financial need; 40% academic achievement; and 20% personal statement. Funds can be applied towards tuition, student fees, room and board, or textbooks.

    Applicant's primary residence must receive its electric power from one of the 15 member electric cooperatives served by Virginia, Maryland and Delaware [...] More
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Travis Scott's Foundation Awards 100 HBCU Student Scholarships

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by Liz Montenegro

Now in its second year, Travis Scott’s Cactus Jack Foundation awarded $1 million dollars to 100 high-achieving Black high school seniors with financial need. This scholarship, known as the Waymon Webster Scholarship Fund, was named after Scott’s grandfather who was a Dean of the Prairie View A&M, as well as an alumnus. Each recipient won $10,000 that will be applied to their college educational expenses. These students have maintained a 3.5 or higher GPA throughout their high school career and will attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in the fall. This year, all 38 HBCUs across the nation were represented among the recipients. [...]

Last Reviewed: June 2022