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Title Prince Hall Lodge #61 Scholarship
Amount $1,000
Deadline 2014-05-05
Criteria

This scholarship is offered to high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree.   Applicants are reviewed based on recommendations, personal achievement, a 250 word essay, and academics.  Your GPA must be 2.5 or higher, and the SAT score must be 1500 or higher (ACT minimum composite score of 24).  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center.



Title CTI Real Estate Scholarship
Amount $1,000
Deadline 2014-05-01
Criteria

See below

Information

This scholarship is awarded by the Caldwell Thompson Companies.  Criteria include a written essay, a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and a letter of recommendation.  If you have any questions, please visit www.CTIRealEstate.com .  You may pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center, or  online at http://www.ctirealestate.com/Web/AR414684/CustomContent/index/5071838.



Title Rappahannock Emergency Medical Services Scholarship
Amount $1,000
Deadline 2014-05-02
Criteria

For EMS affiliated seniors

Information

This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who has been affiliated within the Rappahannock EMS Region for at least 6 months, and who is currently enrolled or will be enrolled in an institution of higher learning or an accredited ALS training program in the coming year.  Apply online at www.remscouncil.org .  No handwritten applications will be accepted.



Title Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Scholarship
Deadline 2014-05-09
Criteria

This award is offered to a high school senior who has been accepted to a post secondary program, has a 2.5 or higher GPA, and is a U.S. citizen.  An essay is required.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center.



Title A Sistah Encouraging Sistahs Outreach Ministry Scholarship
Deadline 2014-04-30
Criteria

This scholarship is in memory of Deborah Jacobs Brown, a graduate of JMHS.  It  is for seniors who have been enrolled at James Monroe since the beginning of their senior year.  Applicants must plan to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college or technical school, and must have a GPA of 2.4 or higher.  This application requires a letter of recommendation from a teacher and one of the applicant’s peers.  Please pick up applications from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS counseling center.



Title The Jessica S. Griffin Memorial Scholarship
Deadline 2014-04-30
Information

This scholarship is in memory of Jessica Griffin, daughter of Herman and Virginia Griffin, who lost her battle with leukemia at the age of 11.  Applicants must submit a personal statement about themselves and be planning to attend a two or four year institute of higher learning.  You may pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center.



Title Optimist Club of Fredericksburg Dave Roulley Memorial Scholarship
Amount up to $1,000
Deadline 2014-04-30
Criteria

This scholarship is for students attending a technical school or other job training program.

Information

The Optimist Club of Fredericksburg is offering this scholarship to deserving high school seniors in the city of Fredericksburg, Stafford County, and Spotsylvania County.  These scholarships will be awarded to select students choosing to pursue vocational training education.  Students attending a four year university or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree program are not eligible for the scholarship.  See Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center for an application.



Title Fredericksburg (VA) Alumni Chapter Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship
Deadline 2014-04-30
Information

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.  is the second oldest predominantly African American college fraternity.  The Fredericksburg Alumni Chapter is offering this award based on your application, personal essay, goals, honors/activities and letters of recommendation.  Your high school class rank, grades, ACT or SAT scores and GED score may also be used in the review.  Applicants must be  seniors who have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the  JMHS Counseling Center.



Title The Charles Rowe Family Foundation JMHS Scholarship Program
Amount up to $2,000 annually
Deadline 2014-05-15
Criteria

Enrollment at JMHS at the start of senior year; outstanding academic achievement; financial need; community service; must have plans to enroll in a 2 or 4 year college or university after graduation

Information

The Charles Rowe Family Foundation Scholarship program was established in 2004 to assist James Monroe High School’s outstanding students in attending the colleges of their choice.  The program selects two graduating seniors each year to receive up to $2,000 annually for up to four years to help cover college costs.  Candidates will be evaluated on academic achievement and potential based on grade point average and SAT scores;  financial need based on the completed financial aid forms and information regarding pending scholarship applications, if any;  and participation in school activities and involvement in communtiy service.  Finalists may be asked to meet with the Charles Rowe Family Foundation scholarship committee.  Candidates should be prepared to discuss their academic interests, extracurricular activities, financial needs and other possible scholarship opportunites.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center.



Title SimVentions Scholarship Presented by FredTech
Amount $1,000
Deadline 2014-05-02
Criteria

FredTech has teamed with SimVentions to present this annual scholarship, and the scholarship will be awarded to a senior or graduating junior, who has successfully completed a minimum of two (2) Information Technology, or Technology Education/Engineering classes and plans to pursue post-secondary education or training in the area of Information Technology or Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JM Counseling Center.



Title FEA Anita Scott Education Scholarship
Amount $1,000
Deadline 2014-05-23
Criteria

For students pursuing a career in education

Information

The Fredericksburg Education Association will award this scholarship to a JM senior who plans to pursue a career in the education field.  Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, acceptance to a college or university, and submit a 250-500 word essay explaining why the applicant would like to become an educator.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center.



Title BIG at the Crossroads Quantico Chapter Scholarship
Amount $1,000
Deadline 2014-05-01
Criteria

Blacks in Government(BIG) was organized in 1975 and has been a national response to the need for African Americans in public service to organize around issues of mutual concern.  BIG’s goals are to promote equity in all aspects of American life, excellence in public service, and opportunity for all Americans.  Applicants must be seniors who have a formal acceptance letter from at least one accredited U.S. college, university, technical, or trade school .  Applicants must also reside in Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, or Fredericksburg City.  To apply, pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center.



Title Jermon Bushrod’s Visualize & Rize Foundation Scholarship
Amount $500
Deadline 2014-05-01
Criteria

For Senior Athletes

Information

Jermon Bushrod, an offensive tackle for the Chicago Bears, is offering two $500 scholarships to JM senior athletes through his Visualize & Rize Foundation.  Applicants must be in good standing at JM, have plans for attendance and acceptance at a trade school, vocational training, or college after graduation.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center or visit www.visualizeandrize.org to get the application.  Applications are due May 1.



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 Scholarships for Minority Students
Amount various
Criteria

There are many scholarships available for minority students online.  If you are interested, please see your counselor for a list of these awards.



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 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 Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Criteria

Hispanic students

Information

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to outstanding Hispanic students in higher education throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.  For more information, please visit http://www.hsf.net/.



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 Mid-Atlantic University Christian Character and Leadership Scholarship
Amount $10,000 or $15,000
Deadline 2014-05-31
Location Mid-Atlantic Christian University
Criteria

Mid-Atlantic Christian University is offering several scholarships:  The Presidential 2:52 scholarship is to be awarded to first time freshmen who meet specific criteria and  the Academic Merit Scholarship  is for applicants who exhibit outstanding character and leadership with a minimum GPA of 2.75.   There is also the Christian Character and Leadership Scholarship.   All applicants must give evidence of Christian character, demonstrated leadership ability, and the specified minimum GPA while enrolled at Mid-Atlantic Christian.  For infomation and to apply, visit http://www.macuniversity.edu.



Title UVA Walter N. Ridley Scholarship
Amount $2,500-$10,000
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 www.alumni.virginia.edu/ridley/.



Title Student Scholarships Website
Amount various
Deadline 2014-06-01
Criteria

Check out StudentScholarships.org for a number of great scholarship opportunities for Fredericksburg area students! Specific ones you may want to check out are the Global Lift Equipment Scholarship, the Horatio Alger Scholarship, the Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award, Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship, the Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship, and the Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship.  Go to www.studentscholarships.org  to apply.



Title Scholarships.com website
Deadline 2014-05-31
Criteria

Find scholarships and other valuable financial aid information at www.scholarships.com !  With just one profile, you can get matched to the school that is the best fit for you, perhaps a more generous financial aid package, and additional scholarship money to help pay for your post-secondary education.



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.