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
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
The Charles Homer Barton Scholarship was established for the dependent children of police officers or sheriff's deputies in Fairfax county Police Department, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office and the Police Departments in Leesburg, Middleburg, and Purcellville. Primary attention will be given to children of police officers who have been killed in the line of duty. The Scholarship is for undergraduate education at a two or four-year accredited college or university. Scholarship awards will be made with consideration for academic achievement and good citizenship.
The Ashworth Grogran Scholarship Fund was established to benefit high school seniors residing in Northern Virginia who will attend Northern Virginia Community College in pursuite of an advanced certification or degree in the fields of education and health; transcript with a GPA of 2.5 or higher; FAFSA; and, a brief essay regarding the applicant's financial need, academic goals, how the scholarship will helpt to advance their educational goals, and what other financial aid (scholarships, loans, work study, etc.)have been awarded.
Criteria: The scholarship is open to graduating seniors who live in Northern Virginia, demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue a career in medicine; Scholarship is for full-time enrollment at an accredited college or university. The selection committee will consider academic achievement, financial need, dedication to the field of education and community service. Applicants must complete an online application and submit transcripts from all high schools attended, letters of recommendation and copy of FAFSA or SAR
Criteria: Scholarship is open to graduating seniors of Northern Virginia, demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue a career in education. Scholarship is for full-time enrollment at an accredited college or university. The selection committee will consider academic achievment, financial need, dedication to the field of education, and community service. Applicants must complete an online application and submit transcripts from all high schools attended, letters of recommendation and copy of FAFSA or SAR.
Criteria: Must be residents of Northern Virginia pursuing careers in law enforcement or security including the administration of justice; Minimum GPA of 2.5 is required; Students may attend accredited universities as a full-time or part-time student; Official transcript from all high schools attended; and Letters of recommendation
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.
Criteria: Candidate must be a graduating senior in 2015; Candidate must be a graduating senior from Loudoun County Public Schools; Candidate must be attending an in-state college or university for consideration of this scholarship; Candidate must be a legal resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia; Candidate must supply three letters of recommendation by teachers in his/her related field; Candidate must provide a copy of transcript from his/her high school verifying grade point average of 3.0 or higher; Consideration will be given to a candidate who is first in his/her family to attend college but this is not mandatory; Candidate must provide financial statement verifying financial need; Candidates must disclose where they have applied for other scholarship and if they have received scholarships from other sources; Scholarship must be used in first-year - Freshman Year of College (2015-16); Candidate will be evaluated in the following order - a. Need - b. Community Service - c. Grade Point Average; and, Sponsor’s application must be used
Criteria: Applicant must have been born outside the United States or have two parents born outside the U.S.; Applicant must be a graduating senior at a high school in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia; Applicant must enroll full-time in an accredited public college or university in the 2014-2015 academic year; and, Applicant must submit electronic application
Graduating senior from a Loudoun County Public School high school must write a 500 (maximum) essay on "How My Passion For Sports Has Influenced My Life"; have a 2.5 grade point average; submit a resume of high school sports and extracurricular activities; 1-2 letters of recommendation; official transcript; and, letter of acceptance from college of choice.
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
The Community Levee Association Indispensability of Virtue scholarship encourages youth to think critically about virtues and their necessity for social order. This $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior in June of 2015, by a member of the CLA scholarship committee. Additional monetary prizes may be awarded as funding allows.
Criteria: A senior graduating during the year of selection from a Loudoun County high school, Academy of Science, Douglass School, or C.S. Monroe Technology Center; Recipient must be pursuing a degree in Biology, Horticulture, Environmental Studies, Conservation or related area of study; Financial need (FAFSA or SAR required); Applicant must submit a minimum of one page, double-spaced letter expressing dedication to the degree pursued; and, Applicant must have at least a 2.9 GPA
Scholarships available to high school seniors in each juirsdiciton in the service area (includes Loudoun County). One first place scholarship of $3,000; one second place scholarship for $2,000; and three $1,000 honorable mentions for each of the scholarships will be awarded.
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