Scholarships *

Title Scholarships for Minority Students
Amount various
Criteria

There are many scholarships available for minority students online.  If you are interested, please visit BlackStudents.com



Title Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program
Amount up to $25,000
Deadline 2019-10-25
Criteria

This program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.  Applicants must be  seniors who have a commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree and are U.S. citizens.  Applicants must also have a 2.0 GPA.  Apply online at scholars.horatioalger.org.  After applying, let your counselor know that he/she needs to complete a counselor form online for you as well.



Title Willard G. Plentl Aviation Scholarship Program
Amount $1,000
Deadline 2020-03-06
Criteria

Seniors planning an aviation career in a non-engineering area

Information

Scholarship applicants must have an unweighted GPA of at least 3.5.  Acceptance into a non-engineering, aviation-related postsecondary education program is required.  Examples of non-engineering aviation careers include (but are not limited to) pilots, aviation maintenance technicians, aviation managers, etc.  You may view the scholarship on the Virginia Department of Aviation’s website or pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS counseling center.

Two other aviation scholarships available:  John R. Lillard Aviation Scholarship and Kenneth R. Scott Aviation Scholarship.   For more information and to apply, please visit www.doav.virginia.gov.



Title Radford University Theatre Scholarships
Deadline 2020-01-17
Location Radford University
Criteria

For theatre and cinema students

Information

The Pridemore Scholarship offers a tuition award of $3,000 which is renewable each year if the student keeps a minimum 3.0 GPA at Radford University, and a consistent involvement in theatre.  Students applying must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.3 0n a 4.0 scale and combined SATs of 1100 or an ACT of 24.  Applicants must also be able to demonstrate an outstanding level of achievement in theatre through an audition or portfolio.

Also offered:  The GeorgAnne Voland Buck Scholarship:  $1,400 for the first year only.

NOTE:  Students must complete an application for admission to Radford University first.  Application must be completed by January 17, 2020.

For more information, please visit http://www.radford.edu/~theatre.



Title CrazyGames Scholarship
Amount $1,500
Deadline 2019-12-31
Information

CrazyGames is offering a $1,500 game development scholarship for students in a computer science or related computer education program.  Find the full scholarship at http://crazygames.com/scholarship.



Title VABA Aviation Scholarship
Amount $2,000
Deadline 2019-12-13
Information

The Virginia Aviation Business Association scholarship will be awarded to a Virginia resident high school or technical school senior or a college/university undergraduate who is pursuing an aviation related career in an accredited institution.  Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and type an essay.  For more requirements and to apply, please visit www.thevaba.org.



Title The Belk Scholarship at Davidson College
Deadline 2019-11-01
Location Davidson College
Criteria

Applicants must be school nominated.  If you are applying to Davidson College and wish to be considered for the Belk Scholarship, please see Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center asap.    Belk Scholars represent the finest attributes of the Davidson student body:  integrity, intellectual enthusiasm and excellence, and leadership ability and potential.



Title Tri-County/City and VA Soil & Water Conservation District Scholarship
Deadline 2019-11-01
Information

The Tri-County/City Soil and Water Conservation District is offering the L. Gordon Linkous Scholarship to students pursuing a degree in the field of conservation or environmental science.

The VASWCD Educational Foundation promotes the education of Virginia citizens in technical fields with a natural resource conservation and environmental protection emphasis.  This scholarship is for students who have a strong desire to major in a course curriculum related to natural resource conservation and/or environmental studies.

Please visit tccswcd.org for more informationa and to apply.



Title Davidson College Bryan Scholarship
Deadline 2019-09-27
Criteria

for scholar athletes planning to attend Davidson College

Information

If you are a top senior scholar athlete and plan to attend Davidson College, see Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JM counseling center for information about this scholarship.  Applicants must be strong leaders both in the classroom and in their sport, and will be impact players at the NCAA Division I level (Note:  Football and Men’s and Women’s Basketball are NOT eligible sports).  You must be nominated by a faculty member at James Monroe.



Title UVA Walter N. Ridley Scholarship
Amount $2,500-$12,500
Location UVA
Criteria

African American Students

Information

The Black Alumni Association sponsors this scholarship designed to support African American Students who have chosen to go to UVA.  These students typically have excelled academically in school and are usually in the top 15% of their class, and have special talents and/or leadership qualities.  For more information, please visit http://aig.alumni.virginia.edu/ridley/ .



Title StudentScholarships.org Website
Criteria

Visit www.studentscholarships.org to find numerous scholarships for which you may be eligible.  Scholarships for Virginia Students include:  The Gilbraitti Scholarship, Youth Volunteer Scholarship, Healthy Choices Scholarship, Scholarship by Design Award, Caretenders Scholarship, LM Scholarship, the Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship, the Sedary & Associates Scholarship, and the Lift Parts Express Scholarship.



Title Questbridge Scholarship Program
Criteria

This program works with high achieving low income students by providing academic and financial support to college.  This is a matching and binding process that guarantees low income students a full four year scholarship.  UVA is a partner school with this program.  Visit www.questbridge.org for information.



Title Careeronestop.org
Information

Check out this website for multiple scholarship opportunities!



Title The Akron Advantage Freshman Award Programs
Amount up to $7,700
Location University of Akron
Criteria

Academic Excellence

Information

The Akron Advantage Blue Award is a $4,700 scholarship with the following criteria:   high school GPA minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; ACT composite score minimum of 21 or SAT combined test score minimum of 1000; and applicant must be a  dependent of a UA alumnus/alumna.

The Akron Advantage Gold Award is a $7,700 scholarship with the following criteria:  high school GPA minimum of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale; applicant must be in top 10% of high school class; ACT composite score minimum of 27 or SAT combined test score minimum of 1200.

For more information, please visit www.uakron.edu.



Title For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology (FIRST) Scholarship
Criteria

Must be part of the Robotics Team

Information

Students must be on the Robotics Team for one season and have plans to go to college for a degree in science, math, engineering or technology.  For information regarding applications and deadlines, please visit the main website at http://usfirst.org/aboutus/scholarships.aspx?id=508.  For a list of other scholarship offers, please visit http://usfirst.org/scholarshipsearch.aspx.  You may also see Mr. Foley in room 100 if you have questions.



Title Websites for Scholarships
Amount various
Criteria

Two website options on which to find scholarships are:

www.collegenet.com/mach25/app

www.unigo.com

 



Title UVA Engineering Scholarship
Location UVA
Criteria

Interest in Engineering

Information

Students interested in the field of Engineering will be reviewed for scholarships. Typically, these students have excelled academically in science and math. They are ususally in the top 20% of their class. For more details, please visit http://www.seas.virginia.edu/diversity/.



Title Fredericksburg Host Lions Club Scholarship
Deadline 2020-04-15
Criteria

The FHLC is a service organization with special emphasis on sight, hearing, diabetes, and promoting leadership among youth.  This year, the organization plans to award a scholarship to the student who has set education as a priority, whether it be a vocational/technical pursuit, an associate degree endeavor, or a bachelor’s degree program.  Financial need, leadership qualities, extracurricular activities, community service, and a minimum GPA of 2.0 will be considered.  The award is presented at graduation.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the Counseling Center.