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Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter (DAR) – Grace L. Jones Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who intends to pursue a career in nursing.  An essay is required along with a letter of recommendation from a current teacher.  GPA, class rank and SAT or ACT scores are required from the high school counselor.

 

HCPS Teacher Scholars’ Program

Specifically for students interested in teaching and pursuing a career with Henrico County Public Schools after graduating college. HCPS wants to fill positions in areas where there is a critical shortage, including Spanish, Math, Exceptional Education, Science, Technology and Family & Consumer Sciences.  See high school counselor for additional details.

 

TCF – Dick Glover Virginia Wrestling Scholarship Fund

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior and a member of the Virginia Wrestling Association.  The student must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, community commitment and financial need.

 

Altria/Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation Awards

For sworn law enforcement officers in the State of Virginia representing small law enforcement agencies.  Two full scholarships to attend the Institute for Leadership in Changing Times will be awarded.

 

Henrico East Rotary

Applicants must attend Varina High School, Highland Springs High School, or Highland Springs Technical Center.  An essay along with financial need is required.  See high school guidance counselor for application.

 

Strong Men & Women in Virginia History Student Writing Contest

A writing contest sponsored by the Library of Virginia and Dominion Resources is available to high school students in Virginia.  Students must write a 400 word essay from a prompt.  Four winning essays will be chosen, one from each of the four regions in Virginia that Dominion serves.  Winners will receive an Apple MacBook Air and $1,000 for your school.

 

Emek Sholom Holocaust Memorial Cemetery – Never Again Award

The Board of Emek Sholom Holocaust Memorial Cemetery is offering this award to a Virginia High School student who composes the best (500 words or less) essay on the topic, “Never Again – What We can Do Today To Stop Genocide,” focusing on current day genocide or state sponsored oppression.  The award winner must be prepared to read the essay on November 8, at their annual program.

 

Restoring Lives Community Development Corp. Annual Scholarship Program

For a graduating high school senior who will be attending college as a freshman.  RLCDC is an organization of people joined together whose goal is to build and develop the community.  Applicants must be graduating from one of the school systems listed below.  A short essay is required.

 

My Political Hero Essay Contest

For high school students grades 9 – 12 who are residents of the State of Virginia and enrolled in Virginia high schools.  This is an essay contest developed to challenge and encourage Virginia high school students to pay tribute to their living political heroes and heroines.  See link for further details.

 

Kiwanis Club of West Richmond

 Applicant should be a high school senior with a 3.0 GPA or higher who plans to further their education. Financial need, community service/leadership skills, and academic achievement are all considered.  See high school guidance counselor for application.