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Criteria: Scholarships will be given to attendance to both four-year and two-year colleges and universities. Students receiving the two-year scholarship must use the award to attend any accredited community college, trade school or technical school. Scholarships are available to students who will attend a four-year college or university.
Gloria Wille Bell and Carlos R. Bell, longtime residents of Gloucester County, Virginia created a trust fund to provide scholarship support to forward the careers of students pursuing degrees in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science or another related scientific field at the University of Michigan. Scholarship support is based on academic accomplishment rather than financial need. The scholarship program will provide up to $80,000 over four years of undergraduate study to students selected from the Commonwealth of Virginia, with a preference given to residents of the Gloucester, Virginia area. Interested students may be eligible for a paid overnight trip to visit the campus, including airfare for the student and one parent/guardian and hotel room for one night.
Recipient must be a graduating senior from a high school in Loudoun County with at least a 3.0 GPA; have a dedicated career interest in allied health medicine with selection preference by the Selection Committee for students who seek a career in pediatric care and/or pediatric cancer treatment (oncology). Award priority is given first-year students; however, past recipients may be invited to apply for a renewed scholarship in special circumstances.
Criteria: Applicants for this scholarship must be African American female students who demonstrate a high degree of scholarship, leadership, and community service. Applicants must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must reside in Loudoun County, Virginia. A completed application, an essay, two letters of recommendation an official transcript, and, photo must be postmarked no later than January 13, 2017.
This scholarship program rewards numerous college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with $10,000 renewable scholarships (up to $40,000 per recipient). GE-Reagan Foundation Scholar candidates must:
· demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
· demonstrate strong academic performance (3.0 or greater GPA/4.0 scale or equivalent);
· be a citizen of the United States of America;
· be a high school senior attending high in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible; and
· plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study while pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year
Applicant must be a high school senior anticipating graduating high school by the end of the current academic school year and schedule to enter an accredited college or university for fall, 2016; Applicant must reside in the Northern Virginia and other places within the greater Metropolitan DC area, with particular desire to benefit students in Reston, Fairfax and Loudoun Counties; Applicant must write a two-page, double-spaced essay describing “who you are” and “what this scholarship will mean to you”; A typed detailed description of your high school community service and your volunteer projects; Submit two letters of recommendation; and, Submit official school transcript showing current grades and cumulative high school grade point average
The Tom Joyner Foundation scholarship program will cover all the expenses of one student planning to attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the fall of 2017. The student will receive full tuition and stipends for up to 10 semesters to cover on-campus room and board and books. Students must meet the required academic standards each semester to renew the funds each year.
Scholarships available to high school seniors in each juirsdiciton in the service area (includes Loudoun County). One first place scholarship of $5,000; one second place scholarship for $3,000; and three $1,000 honorable mentions for each of the scholarships will be awarded.
To be eligible for the scholarships, student applicants must: Be a member of Loudoun Credit Union, not just any credit union in Virginia; have joined Loudoun Credit Union by November 30, 2016; be the primary member of their own account, not just a joint owner on someone else’s account. Applicant’s account must be in good standing; entering college as a freshman who will be taking at least nine credit hours per semester at an accredited college or university. You may be in either an undergraduate program or an associate’s degree program at a community college; entering a Technical School as a first year student.
Applicant must be a Loudoun County graduating senior interested in a career in public education; Application must include extracurricular activities, school honors, and community service and activities; Written essay of two hundred words, (no more than one page) on: Why I Have Chosen Teaching in Public Education as a Career; Two letters of recommendation, one of which is from a teacher; Grade point average of 2.5 or better; and, Transcript
This scholarship is offered to sons and daughters of K-12 school employees (teachers, counselors, nurses, support staff, custodians and administrators) with four or more years of current and consecutive full-time employment. Dependents can apply for this renewable scholarship (students who maintain satisfactory academic progress) to attend McDaniel College for fall 2017 admission.
This scholarship is being offered to graduating seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a (4.0 scale; Applicants must be a US citizen or permanent resident; Applicants must complete application; submit an official transcript; complete essay; demonstrate participation in community service; and, be an active member of their high school or club swimming team.
Current graduating senior with plans to pursue additional education this fall; Resident of Loudoun County; Registered as an active member of a Boy Scout Troop/Explorer Post or Girl Scout Troop; and, Commitment to education, scouting, and community
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students to attend one of the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Each award provides full tuition as well as room and board for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the indicated universities. The scholarship may be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor's degree. All USDA/1890 National Scholars are required to compete for appropriate employment immediately after graduation and, if selected, commit to at least one year of service to USDA for each year of financial assistance provided.
The VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation Board will be awarding $1,000 Scholarships. These funds must be used for tuition, student fees, room and board, or for the purchase of books. The Educational Scholarship Foundation Board selects scholarship recipients based on a combination of the following weighted criteria: 40% Financial Need; 40% Academic Achievement; and, 20% Personal Statement
Criteria: Student must have been enrolled in an ESL program for at least one year in grades 6-12; Student must be enrolled in 12th grade at the time of application; Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA; and, Students must have a financial need
Criteria: Applications must come from high school students who are U.S. Citizens graduating from U.S. accredited schools, including state approved home school and state approved GED programs, cyber schools, and overseas U.S. approved schools
Applicants are graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools
The number of grants awarded annually is at the discretion of the U.S. JCI Senate Foundation and must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study
Checks awarded will be made out in the name of the recipient and the educational institution of the recipient’s choice
Applications forms may be filled out-on-line but applicants MUST print, sign and mail a copy to the address provided
COMPLETE applications must be postmarked by Wednesday, January 20, 2017
Graduating senior; Plans to attend and has been accepted at Virginia Tech; Demonstrated financial need; Completed application; FAFSA or SAR required; and, Copy of official high school transcript