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Southern States Scholarship Program

Applicant must be accepted at one of the specific universities listed by Southern States in the link below, and be the son or daughter of a producer of agricultural products.  FFA and/or 4-H experience is preferred but not required.  Applicant should be a resident of the state in which the university  he/she plans to attend is located. 


Southern States and John Deere Financial Scholarship and Internship

Applicant should be a college sophomore, pursuing an associate degree in the field of agriculture with a GPA of 2.5 or higher which must be maintained each semester.  A scholarship is offered and upon completion of an associate’s degree, an internship for wages  will be awarded.


Mid-Atlantic Chapter, International Erosion Control Association Collegiate Scholarship

Several scholarships will be awarded to assist undergraduate students within a designated field of study associated with Erosion and Sediment Control.  Applicant must be a declared major at an accredited four-year college or university located in one of the Mid-Atlantic states listed and must be either a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduate.  Must have a career direction related to the field of Stormwater Management or Erosion and Sediment Control.  Possible fields of study could include environmental science, earth studies, and earth science, agricultural and civil engineering, soil science, agronomy, geology, hydrology, construction technology, forestry, agricultural science, and marine science.  Applicant must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher. 


Resources For Independent Living – Student Advocate Scholarship

The participants will design and implement a fundraising and awareness event to benefit individuals with disabilities.  This is an eight week program, and the candidate who raises the most money for this non-profit organization by the end of the competition will earn the title of Student Advocate of the Year, as well as a $5,000 scholarship to the college/university of their choice


Karen Riley Porter, Attorney at Law – Good Works Scholarship

This firm is dedicated to providing educational opportunities to future lawyers and other college/university students who are working to make their community a better place through community service.


Virginia Aviation Business Association (VABA) Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a Virginia high school senior, technical school senior or college/university undergraduate who is pursuing an aviation related career at an accredited institution.  The applicant should have at least a 3.0 GPA and must submit an essay and letters of recommendation


American Association of University Women (AAUW) Greater Richmond Branch Scholarship

Preference will be given to women who are at least 30 years of age and legal residents of Virginia.  Applicants should be enrolled in an associate degree program and have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours toward a degree.  Applicants majoring in all academic fields are encouraged to apply, however those majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and other non-traditional majors will be given additional consideration.


Junior Achievement of Greater Washington Essay Contest

Students in grades 9 – 12 are asked to 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?”  A first, second, and third place winner will be selected from each of  Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia and will be awarded a $10,000 scholarship.  One grand prize winner selected from all applicants will receive a $20,000 scholarship.  In addition, from each of these three states, the school with the greatest number of eligible applications will receive a $6,000 grant.


Congressman Bobby Scott – Service Academy Nominations

As the Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, for the 3rd Congressional District, Bobby Scott many nominate a limited number of people to four of the five service academies.  The 3rd District includes all of the cities of Petersburg and Portsmouth, parts of the cities of Hampton, Newport News, and Richmond and all of the counties of Charles City and Surry and parts of Henrico and Prince George.  The honor of attending a service academy comes with an obligation to serve in the military for a minimum of five years upon graduation.  For more information, see link below.


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.

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