Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Anchor and Hope (Sam R. Sayers) Scholarship

Requirements:  Wythe County Senior, 2.5 GPA, Demonstrate traits of high personal character and leadership, demonstrate financial need.

Deadline:  January 22, 2018

Link to Anchor and Hope

 

Pamplin Scholar Award

Requirements:  Virginia Tech, 3.8 GPA, top ten percent of class.

Deadline:  January 31, 2018  (see guidance for more information)

Link to Pamplin Scholar Award

 

Student of Integrity

Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity

Deadline:  January 31, 2018

Link to Student of Integrity

Access code:  BBB2018

 

VMI ~ The INSTITUTE Scholarship Program

Requirements:  combined SAT 1350 (combined critical reading and math) or ACT 31.  High School GPA 3.7

Deadline:  February 1, 2018

Application available in Guidance

 

Virginia Council on Women 7th Annual STEM Essay and Scholarship Contest

Requirements:  Junior or Senior high school young women or individuals that identify as young women...Must be residents of Virginia; Minimum 2.5 GPA.

Deadline:  February 8, 2018

Link to Virginia Council of Women Stem Scholarship Contest


 

VSGA - VIP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM~GOLF~

Requirements:  High School seniors who have an interest in Golf (skill and ability are neither requirements nor considerations), are in good academic standing, and have been domiciled in Virginia since September 1, 2017.

Deadline:  February 21, 2017

Link to VSGA-VIP Scholarship

 

 

Willard G. Plentl Aviation Scholarship

Requirements:  High School Senior who is planning an aviation career in a non-engineering area, unweighted GPA of at least 3.5. 

Deadline:  March 9, 2018

Application available in Guidance

 

VABA Aviation Scholarship

Requirements:  Virginia resident, high school senior (college undergraduate) who is pursuing an aviation related career in an accredited institution. 

Deadline:  March 31, 2018

Application available in Guidance

 

The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia

HISTORY ESSAY CONTEST FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Requirements:  Any High School Senior who has been admitted to a college in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Deadline:  March 16

Link to Society of the Cincinnati Scholarship Contest

 

Shelor Toyota Scholarship

Requirement:  Be a 2018 Graduate of area school.

Deadline:   March 16th, 2018

Link to Shelor Toyota Scholarship 


VIRGINIA MAYFLOWER SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP

Requirements:  High School senior, a Virginia resident, “B” grade point average, must be sponsored by one of your current teachers or by a member of the Virginia Mayflower Society. 

Deadline:  March 19, 2018

Link to Virginia Mayflower Society Scholarship

 

PEO Chapter AB Scholarship

A woman is eligible to be recommended for the P.E.O.  Chapter AB Scholarship provided she:

  1. Exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success
  2. Is in the final academic year (senior year) of her secondary education and  is 20 years of age or under at the end of the calendar year
  3. Has a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  4. Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or Canada
  5. Plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation
  6. Is recommended by and receives the vote of a local P.E.O. chapter

Deadline:  March 31, 2018

Applications available in Guidance

 

Janice M Scott Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:  GPA 3.0, have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extra-curricular activities, combined adjust income of the parents cannot exceed $50,000.

Deadline:  March 31, 2018

Applications available in Guidance

 

ROY STANLEY MILLER SCHOLARSHIP

Requirements:  Applicants must reside in the WDBJ Channel 7 viewing area and must establish evidence of financial need.

Deadline:  April 1, 2018 

Applications available in Guidance


 

SVAM

The Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing, Inc.

Requirements:  Graduating senior seeking education in a manufacturing-related field with a desire to pursue a career in manufacturing, preferable in southwest Virginia.

Deadline:  April 2, 2018

Link to SVAM

 

WRHA/WRHA Inc.

Wythe Regional Housing Scholarship

Requirements:  Seniors who are residents of Wythe County, 3.0 GPA

Deadline:  April 15

Applications available in Guidance

 

David O’Dell Dean Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:  Senior at Fort Chiswell High School who will be attending Virginia Tech.

Deadline:  April 15, 2018

 

Sleep Health Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:  Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States or Canada OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution, U.S. citizen, anticipating completion of high-school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high-school diploma/GED, planning to or currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution, carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA

Deadline:  September 25, 2018

Link to Sleep Health Scholarship

 

2018 Bank Day Scholarship

Participation Criteria:

High school senior

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

The third Tuesday in March was declared Bank Day by the Virginia General Assembly in 1991. On this day, high school seniors spend a day in banks across the Commonwealth shadowing a banker in their daily duties.  The purpose of this experience is for the students to learn about banking, financial services, and the vital role banks play in their communities.

From their experience, the students are required to write an essay on their Day. Seven scholarships (six regional and one statewide) will be awarded on the basis of the essays.  There will also be six honorable mention scholarships of $1,000 (one in each of the six regions).   Bank Day will take place on Tuesday, March 20th.

Deadline:  March 12, 2018

Application/More Information available in Guidance

 

Foundation For Excellence, Inc.

Robert G. and Hilda S.  McCoy Memorial Scholarship

Applications will include a one page essay, financial need, education for agriculture  major.  Must be a Wythe County student ($2,000)

Deadline:  April 2, 2018

Application available in Guidance

 

Foundation For Excellence

Award of Distinction Scholarship

The committee will consider the following elements:  Grade point average, letters of recommendation, involvement in afterschool and extracurricular activities, two hundred fifty page essay describing how the student has displayed excellence during his/her high school career.  Must be Wythe County Student

Deadline:  April 2, 2018

Application available in Guidance

 

2018 Granville P. Meade Scholarship

The Virginia Department of Education is announcing the Granville P. Meade Scholarship that provides financial assistance to students who have achieved academically, but who are financially unable to attend college.  The Granville P. Meade fund awards scholarships to eligible Virginia high school seniors to attend one of Virginia's public or private colleges or universities.

March 16, 2018 - Deadline for public and private school students to submit scholarship application to their high school principal/ Guidance.

Application available in Guidance

 

BestMattressReviews.com.

Best Mattress Reviews is offering a $1,000 scholarship in an effort to give back to the community while also promoting sleep awareness. This scholarship is available to eligible HS seniors, current college students, and graduate students.

Amount Awarded – $1,000

Deadline – May 19th, 2018

Link to BestMattressReviews.Com Scholarships

High School Scholarships for Trade Schools in Virginia

This site will offer a list of high school scholarships for trade schools in Virginia.

Link to  High School Scholarships for Trade Schools in Virginia


Phyllis Hope Miller Scholarship

See Guidance for details on how to apply for these 2 $1000 scholarships.
Deadline is April 23, 2018

 

 

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