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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.


The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers – ASHRAE – Richmond Chapter (Frederick Weiss & Robert Blue Memorial Scholarship)

ASHRAE – Richmond Chapter is offering this scholarship to any student from the Richmond area who is enrolled or will be enrolling in an engineering, science, or mathematics degree program at a technical, two year or four year institution.  The need for financial aid is required and preference will be given to applicants who want to work in the field of heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning.  Students who have a parent that belongs to ASHRAE will also be given additional consideration. 


Richmond Pinochle Bugs Social & Civic Club, Inc. Book Scholarship

Applicant should be a high school senior who has been accepted to a two year, four year, technical, or community college.  A GPA of 2.0 or higher is required.  See high school guidance counselor for further information.


Virginia ACTE Student Scholarship

For a senior in high school who plans to teach in a career and technical education (CTE) field. 


Martha Mason Hill Memorial Foundation Scholarship

This foundation is looking for well-rounded students, in good academic standing who have participated in community activities and extracurricular activities.  The awards are made to minority students (African American, Hispanic, American Indian) from Chesterfield County, Va who will attend a four year institution of higher learning.


Robert E. Lee Post 2239 VFW Scholarships

Five scholarships will be distributed.  Four scholarships are reserved, one each for a student from each of the following schools: L. C. Bird, Matoaca, Thomas Dale & Colonial Heights.  Another scholarship will be awarded to a different student at one of these four high schools.  High school seniors planning to attend a post secondary institution on a full time basis are invited to apply.  A list of activities and an essay describing future goals, as well as a letter of recommendation are required.  See high school guidance counselor or more information.