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Virginia Pride Scholarship

Virginia Pride is offering members of the LGBTQ community and their friends, family, and supporters the opportunity to win one of two $1,000 scholarships to reimburse for educational expenses incurred in 2013. The scholarships will be awarded by September 27, 2014.

Applicants should either be residents of Virginia or attending college in Virginia.

The online application is available at the link below and a PDF version is also available.

All questions can be sent to scholarships@vapride.org.

 

GRASP College Success Scholarship

To be eligible for this program students must participate in at least three GRASP College Success e-mail programs this academic year and have at least a 2.0 GPA for the year.  Financial need must be demonstrated and a current FAFSA form should have been filed.  An essay is required.

 

The Joel Bieber Firm Scholarship

Applicants should be current high school or home-schooled seniors in the State of Virginia who plan to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution and should have a 3.0 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.  A completed application, 500 word essay, letter of recommendation, a publicity release form, picture, and high school transcript are required.

 

Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia – C. Charles Vache’ Scholarship Fund

These scholarships are provided to assist low-income and minority college students in the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia.  A brief essay along with references are required

 

Global Spectrum (GRCC – Greater Richmond Convention Center) Scholarship

Available to a graduating high school senior who will attend an accredited educational institution and plans to major in the field of Hospitality, Tourism, or Venue Management.  See high school guidance counselor for application and additional information.

 

Chums, Inc. – Richmond Chapter

Applicant should be an African-American with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is a senior enrolling in a four year college/university and plans to major in education.  Community service and extra-curricular activities are required and an essay and interview are also part of the application process.  See high school counselor for additional information.

 

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity – Xi Delta Lambda Chapter – Weldon H. Smith Scholarship

To be eligible one must be an African-American male, senior in high school who is involved in community service and has a GPA of 2.5 or higher and has financial need.  See high school guidance counselor for further details.

 

Short Pump Elementary School PTA Scholarship

Available to seniors who attended SPES for at least 3 years, are involved in extracurricular activities and have at least a 3.0 GPA who plan to further their education.  See high school guidance counselor for additional information.

 

American Water Works Association – Virginia Water Enviornment Association – Non-Engineering/Science Undergraduate Scholarship

This is a merit based scholarship for a full-time undergraduate student attending school in Virginia with a career goal of serving in the water industry.  Student must be a member of AWWA.  A one-page essay on a water topic of your choice is required along with additional supporting information.

 

Highland Springs Elementary School PTA Book Scholarship

Applicant must have attended HSES for 3rd – 5th grade (attended all three years) and presently a senior enrolled in any Henrico County Public School with a minimum 2.5 GPA who plans to enter a post-secondary school (2 year, 4 year, technical or vocational).  Applicant should be actively involved in community service.  Essay required.