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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.
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.
Criteria: This scholarship is open to any high school senior who is a United States citizen; Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks; College students are not eligible to apply; Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify; Male and female student compete separately for identical awards. This year the entire application process will be online.
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
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.
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 essay is open to all college-bound, Loudoun County, Virginia high school seniors
A monthly $1,000 scholarship is offered to students 16 years of age on or before their entry for the scholarship and a legal resident of one of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia. Topic of entry will change each month.