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 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 aig.alumni.virginia.edu/ridley/ .



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 www.seas.virginia.edu/diversity/.



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 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 usfirst.org/aboutus/scholarships.aspx?id=508.  For a list of other scholarship offers, please visit usfirst.org/scholarshipsearch.aspx.  You may also see Mr. Foley in room 100 if you have questions.



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 Careeronestop.org
Information

Check out this website for multiple scholarship opportunities!



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 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 Alpha Lambda Psi Military Spouses Sorority Scholarship
Amount $1,000
Deadline 2020-06-05
Information

This scholarship is for seniors who reflect Alpha Lambda Psi’s principles of integrity, personal courage, selfless service, honor, and resilience through academic success, leadership, and service to both school and community.  Each scholarship is a one-time award mailed directly to the school of the awardee’s choice upon proof of acceptance and enrollment from the selected college.  Please contact Mrs. Stinchcomb for an application at hstinchcomb@cityschools.com.  For additional questions, please contact scholarships.alp@gmail.com.



Title Betty J. Hunter Bazemore Scholarship
Deadline 2020-06-27
Information

This scholarship is open to high school seniors and returning college students in the areas of Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg City, Caroline, Stafford and King George.  This scholarship committee has partnered with the Sisters of Ivy Educational Foundation in honor of Betty J. Hunter’s dedicated service to her community.  Students must be actively involved in their church ministry and/or community.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the Counseling Center.



Title Gospel Worhip Experience Scholarship
Deadline 2020-06-30
Information

This scholarship is offered to graduating seniors.  An essay is required.  Pick up information from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the Counseling Center.



Title Gospel Worship Experience Scholarship
Deadline 2020-08-15
Information

This scholarship application is available to graduating seniors who plan to attend college next fall.  The essay for this year is “Love vs. Hate”. Applicants must be present at a concert at Mt. Zion Baptist Church on October 3, 2020 in order to win.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the Counseling Center.