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Virginia Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) Foundation Scholarships

Applicant should be a U.S. citizen of Italian heritage (at least one Italian or Italian American parent, grandparent, great-grandparent).  Applicant must be a member of the Grand Lodge of Virginia or be the child, grandchild, or great-grandchild of a member of the Grand Lodge of Virginia, OSIA.  Applicant must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree program in any course of study at a Virginia institution of higher learning.

 

Young Women’s Christian League – Lilies of the Valley Chapter & Phyllis Allen Taylor Scholarships

Two achievement awards are offered.  One is named for the chapter and the other for the chapter advisor, Phyllis Allen Taylor.  Must be a high school senior enrolled in a GED or other alternative program or recent graduate/GED recipient who can demonstrate a genuine need, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be enrolled in or hold a letter of acceptance to an accredited college, university or vocational school.

 

Teens Without 2 Scholarship

This is the first year this scholarship is being offered.  This non-profit was started by a recent college graduate who faced the challenges of being raised by a single parent and funded much of her education through hard work and earning scholarships. This individual now wants to help others by providing this scholarship opportunity to a senior in high school or a freshman or sophomore in college.  The applicant must come from a single parent household, display financial need and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.  The applicant must complete an application, answer specific essay questions, provide an academic transcript and obtain two letters of recommendation.

 

Kids’ Chance of Virginia Scholarship Program

Scholarship for those who have a parent seriously injured on the job.  Medical documentation, FAFSA, and other documentation required.  See link for application and additional information.

 

Chesterfield Education Association Scholarship

Must have financial need and be enrolled in a Chesterfield County high school.  Must have a parent who is a CEA member in good standing.  See high school guidance counselor for an application.

 

Douglas Southall Freeman Veterans Memorial Scholarship

For seniors from DSF who will attend college for the upcoming 2014-2015 year.  Application available in counseling office.

 

Geno Thomas Memorial Scholarship

For Virginia residents who plan to attend a college in Virginia.  A minimum 2.7 GPA is required along with an essay.  See school counselor for application and further information

 

Kiwanis Club of Ashland Scholarship

Applicant should be a senior attending one of the four high schools in Hanover County with at least a 2.8 GPA who is a member of Key Club and planning to attend college.  Must be active in their community and display leadership qualities.  See guidance counselor for additional information.

 

Joe Cleres Memorial Scholarship Program

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors with a disability (mentally or physically challenged) who will be pursuing higher education.  The scholarship is sponsored by New Outlook Pioneers – Alcatel-Lucent Technologies, Agere Systems and Avaya employees and retirees.  Applicant should see guidance counselor for additional information and application.  The application may be made either by the physically or mentally challenged student or by someone on their behalf.

 

Executive Women International Scholarship Program – Richmond Chapter

The EWI Scholarship Program is open to students enrolled in public, private, or parochial schools located within the geographical boundaries of a participating EWI Chapter.  The applicant must plan to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution and have financial need.  A minimum 3.00 GPA is required.  Candidates will also be judged on their leadership qualities, good citizenship and extra-curricular activities.  Applicants will first compete at the local Chapter level for a $2,500 scholarship and those winners are then submitted to the National level for a chance to win one of six additional scholarships.  Students interested in applying should check with their high school counselor to see if the school participates in EWISP.  One student from each school will be chosen to compete for Chapter level awards.