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Students and their families are encouraged to use a variety of information sources to select a college and major. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) provides one such source that is available here.

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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 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 www.alumni.virginia.edu/ridley-scholarships/ .



Title National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship
Amount $500
Deadline 2014-12-01
Information

This wildlife conservation organization promotes hunting and shooting sports and would be most interested in applicants who are pursuing a future in conservation, law enforcement or any field related to their “Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt” mission.  For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.nwtf.org/jakes/scholarship.html.



Title Willard G. Plentl Aviation Scholarship Program
Amount $1,000
Deadline 2015-03-13
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.

There is also the John R. Lillard Scholarship for aviation, which is offered to students with a 3.5 unweighted GPA.   For more information and to apply, please visit www.doav.virginia.gov.



Title VABA Aviation Scholarship
Amount $2,000
Deadline 2015-05-30
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.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb, or visit www.doav.virginia.gov.



Title Huntington Learning Center Scholarship
Amount $500
Deadline 2014-12-31
Information

Huntington Learning Center is offering $500 scholarships.  For entry and official rules, please visit http://huntingtonlearning.com/contest.



Title Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
Amount up to $30,000 per year
Deadline 2014-11-28
Criteria

This scholarship is for high school seniors who earn a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA and are planning to attend a 4 year college or university.  SAT scores must be a combined score of 1200 or higher (reading and math), and/or ACT composite score must be 26 or above.  Finanical need must also be demonstrated.  For complete details and to apply, please visit www.jkcf.org.  The application will be available from September through November 2014.



Title Fredericksburg Area Service League Scholarships
Amount $1,000
Deadline 2015-04-01
Information

The FASL is a philanthropic women’s organization committed to improving the lives of area children through fundraising events and volunteer hours.  The league will present 5 scholarships to young men and women who attend public high school in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Caroline, King George, or Spotsylvania.  Candidates must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and submit 2 letters of recommendation.  An essay is also required.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center.



Title Junior Achievement Essay Competition
Amount $10,000-$20,000
Deadline 2014-10-29
Information

This competition is open to any student in grades 9-12.  Students must write a 1,000-1,500 word essay on the topic “Should young Americans be required to spend at least one year in public service or is such a requirement an unnecessary government intrusion?”  For more information, please visit www.myJA.org/students/essay/.



Title NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards
Amount $1,000 to $15,000
Deadline 2014-12-18
Criteria

The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are non-renewable scholarships created to recognize young people who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit/initiative.  Applicants must have an officially established business.    The award is available to seniors planning to attend a two or four year college or vocational/technical institute.  For more information and to apply, please visit www.NFIB.com/YEA.   You may start applying October 1, 2014.



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 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 SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Amount $500
Deadline 2015-04-30
Criteria

Seniors

Information

Win a $500 scholarship for education expenses at a college or private career school.  One winner will be chosen every two weeks from October 31, 2014 through May 15, 2015.  For details, please visit http://offtocollege.info.



Title The John Montgomery Belk Scholarship
Amount various
Deadline 2014-11-05
Location Davidson College
Criteria

Academic Excellence/Significant Leadership Ability; Nomination from JMHS

Information

Belk Scholars represent the finest attributes of the Davidson student body:  integrity, intellectual enthusiasm and excellence, global awareness, and leadership ability and potential.  If you plan to apply to Davidson and are interested in this scholarship, please notify Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center by October 27, 2014.  For more details, please visit belkscholarship@davidson.edu.



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.