Criteria: Applicant must be an eligible USAF dependent child graduating from high school and will begin undergraduate studies in an accredited college or university during the 2015-2016 school year; Applicants must be dependents of a United States Air Force member in the following categories: active, reserve, guard; retired; deceased; or enlisted. See Application for further criteria.
Criteria: Graduating senior from a Loudoun County high school; Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or better; Applicant must plan to attend a two or four-year accredited college or university; Two letters of recommendation; Applications must be submitted to the School Counseling Office; and an Official transcript is requested
Essay: “Do the Right Thing”, this was one of Bill’s favorite expressions. He believed that tough choices should be made in order to do the right thing. We believe that those who adhere to Bill’s standards ought to be rewarded for it. Tell us about a time in your life when you chose to “do the right thing”. All seniors in Loudoun County Public Schools have an equal opportunity to win the scholarship. We ask only that you do not refer to drugs, alcohol or cheating in school. Format: Size 12 Font, 1 – 2 pages. Proper spelling is appreciated (spell-check is a button you click in MS Word – you will need this skill in college). Please Note: The scholarship committee reserves the right not to award the scholarship(s) if it does not receive suitable applications. It is possible that more than one scholarship will be given. Amounts may vary but no less than $500 each.
Criteria: Graduating Loudoun County Public School Senior; U.S. Citizen or permanent resident; Must have participated in ONE of the following: Completed and Environmental Science class at any high school level and/or Joined an environmentally-focused group or committee at school or in the community; Must have a 2.8 or higher GPA; Applicable to in-state or out-of-state tuition; Applicant must supply one teacher or school counselor recommendation; One copy of high school transcript; Completed application form; and a 500 word essay
Eligibility Criteria: Applications will be accepted from students attending Virginia, Maryland or Washington, D.C. high schools. Applicants must be outstanding graduating high school seniors who intend to continue their education. Applicant must be entering a field of study related to financial operations; e.g., finance, accounting, economics, business administration, public administration, operations research, or other related field. Items that will be considered in the evaluation process are: scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities and leadership roles in those activities, and career goals. Students selected as recipients of this award who are also awarded full scholarships by the institution they decide to attend will be recognized for their outstanding achievement but will no longer be eligible to receive the scholarship portion of the award. Parental or guardian membership in ASMC is not required.
Criteria: Open to all students who are permanent residents of the Greater Washington area; Grant awarded to qualified students who are pursuing a degree or advanced training in various technical fields, such as: - Information Technology / Computer Science / Systems - Engineer - Mathematics - Natural/Physical Sciences - Other technology-related fields supportive of our National Security For additional information and application please visit the AFCEA NOVA website at: http://www.afceanova.org/scholarships
Criteria: Applicant must be the son or daughter of an Active Duty, Retired, or, Deceased Army Officer or Enlisted Soldier; Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited, secondary (senior) program during the 2013-2014 school year; Applicant must plan to enter a post-secondary institution in a degree program as a full time student for the 2015-2016 school year; Application form and complete instructions can be found at: http://www.aowcgwa.org/index.cfm?action=page&page=21; Completed application and additional information must be arranged in order and mailed in ONE envelope to: Fort Myer Thrift Shop, ATTN: Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 1112, Fort Myer, VA 22211; and, Incomplete applications will not be considered
Criteria: Applicant must be an employee of, or dependent of an employee of a business or agency operating in the Washington Dulles Airport community. (This is defined as inside the fence that surrounds airport property; Applicant is a graduating high school senior; Applicant plans to enroll in an accredited community college, trade school, college or university. The applicant may be full-time or part-time; Applicant demonstrates leadership and commitment to the community through involvement in extracurricular and/or volunteer activities; The Dave Edward scholarship awardee(s) will demonstrate considerable community sesrvice; Applicant must submit a completed application form, student essay, recommendation letter from a teacher, and a copy of high school transcript; No financial disclosure required and scholarship is not based on need; The scholarship may be used for tuition and other related expenses, i.e., books; and, The scholarship must commence within 12 months of the scholarship award or scholarship award will be forfeited
Criteria: 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, 2015.
Criteria: Open to any male graduating high scchool senior that lives within the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area (VA, DC, and MD); possesses a cumulative grade point average (GPA) if 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale; and, plans to attend a four year college or university; students must supply an official transcript and two recommendations, one from a teacher and one from a school counselor; essay of 800 words, double spaced and in 12 point font is also required
Criteria: A senior graduating during the year of Selection from a Loudoun County Public School who intends to extend his or her education via an institution of higher learning, career school, or technical school; Student exemplifies extraordinary, consistent support of family, school, community, and/or environment that contributes to beneficial and productive results. This award is character-based, and financial need is not a consideration. Sponsor’s application must be used.
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. Continuing Gates Millennium Scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline areas: computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science.
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). Candidates must demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive integrity and citizenship at school, at home, at the workplace, and within the community; Be nominated by an eligible community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or nonprofit executive director; Be recommended by an authority figure, such as a student activity advisor, community service coordinator, coach, employer, teacher, counselor or religious leader; Candidates must:• demonstrate strong academic performance (3.0 or greater GPA/ 4.0 scale or equivalent);• demonstrate financial need;• be a citizen of the United States of America;• graduate from high school in Winter 2013 or Spring 2014; and• use scholarship funds for student tuition, room, and board while pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited U.S. college or university for the entire 2015-2016 academic year.
Criteria: Well-rounded, full time senior in Loudoun County Public Schools with plans to pursue education and a career in a field of science, including science education; Demonstrated potential for success in the natural sciences; Minimum of 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) with a minimum of 3.5 GPA in science courses taken in high school; Advanced Studies Diploma with a minimum of one Advanced Placement science class while in high school; Acceptance at an accredited college or university; Participation in extracurricular activities, community service, and scholastic endeavors; Financial need will be considered as one factor in the selection process; Copy of FAFSA or SAR required; and, Sponsor’s application must be used
This scholarship is open to any student who is a Virginia resident, is classified as a junior or senior in a Virginia public or private high school or home school, has not won a Lee-Jackson scholarship before, plans to attend a four-year accredited U.S. college, and later enrolls as a full-time student is eligible to apply. Financial need is not a requirement or consideration. Application process varies for home schooled student, please visit http://www.lee-jackson.org for full details.
Criteria: Graduating senior from a Loudoun County high school; Intends to pursue a degree in education, library media, or information science; Has been accepted to a fully accredited college or university offering a program in education, library media, or information science; Demonstrates high standards of character and citizenship; Has demonstrated interest in fellow students and community; Must be recommended by a librarian or teacher in Loudoun County Public Schools; and a FAFSA or SAR is required
Criteria: Current resident of Loudoun County on track to met the requirements for graduation from high school at the end of the current school year; Maintained a grade point average that demonstrates a marked improvement or continuing success, while participating in activities, either formal or informal, which are helpful to others, such as: volunteering, community service, taking responsibility for other family members, or earning part of the family’s income; Persevered despite significant hardships including poverty, disability, severe illness (physical and/or mental), abuse, homelessness, personal tragedy, past criminal or delinquent behavior, or addiction; Student or someone in their immediate family or household must have received one or more of the following services/used one or more of the following agencies: Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court; Juvenile Court Services Unit (Probation); Mental Health, Substance Abuse Services, or Developmental Services; Community Services Board; Department of Family Services; Child Protective Services; Foster Care; Individual and/or family counseling; Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT)/Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT)/ Comprehensive Services Act (CSA); Loudoun Citizens for Social Justice/Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS)/Domestic abuse shelter or services; or Homeless Shelter services; One to two page personal statement from applicant describing how he/she has “Beaten the Odds” including detailed information as to what hardships he/she has overcome and from which organization(s) the applicant received services; Letter of recommendation IN A SEALED ENVELOPE from a teacher, school counselor, or coach with knowledge of how the applicant has overcome adversity or hardship; Copy of the student’s high school transcriptCompleted “Beat the Odds” Scholarship Application; Copy of FAFSA or SAR or other student aid application if applicable; Copy of any and all letters of acceptance from the college, university, trade or vocational school the applicant intends to attend.
Criteria: The applicant must be the child or grandchild of a member of the LCC-IWLA who has been a member in good standing for at least three years prior to application, defined as 36 elapsed calendar months of continuous paid membership prior to the April 15 deadline for the given year of application; Reside in Loudoun County for a minimum of three years prior to application; The applicant must have graduated or will graduate during the current academic year from a Loudoun County high school; The applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited college for the upcoming academic year for which funding is requested. Those who receive a scholarship award will be eligible to reapply for funding on a yearly basis, but must reapply via application for that funding If a student receives a scholarship and does not reapply the following year, they will no longer be eligible for the program. The new applicant must complete the LCC-IWLA Scholarship Application Package for New Applicants. The new applicant must submit two letters of recommendation, including one from the member listed as sponsoring them for application; and, The new applicant must submit a high school transcript if they are a graduating senior, or if they have never attended college
Criteria: Graduating senior from a Loudoun County high school; Intends to pursue a degree in Law Enforcement or public service-related field; Academic and extracurricular performance, achievements, community service, and leadership in high school; Financial need; and, FAFSA or SAR required
Criteria: Graduating high school senior or current college student from Loudoun County for outstanding academic, community, and agribusiness achievement who is planning to continue their education in an agricultural-related field; Eligibility each semester will be dependent upon the student maintaining a 2.0 GPA and also maintaining a major within an agricultural-related field.Applications will be accepted for successive years of education if the GPA is maintained and if the student has remained in good academic standing within the university/college/school attended. Application available at http://www.vafb.com/Loudoun. The application may be duplicated and extra paper used to answer the questions. Winners of this scholarship are eligible to re-apply the next year for a total of four years
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 1, 2014; 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.
Criteria: Applicant must be a Loudoun student interested in a career in education; Extracurricular activities and community activities; Written essay of two hundred words, (no more than one page, double spaced) on “Why I Have Chosen Teaching in Public Education as a Career”; and, Teacher recommendation