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Recent Scholarships

NAWBO – University of Richmond Student Entrepreneur of the Year Nomination

Nominee should be successful in the development of a business and/or able to demonstrate a viable business plan.  Nominee must be a female student currently enrolled in high school, college or graduate school.  Full-time and half-time students are eligible and must be in good academic standing.  An official transcript is required, along with a recommendation from a teacher, counselor or community leader.  Students may nominate themselves or someone else.

 

Richmond Postal Credit Union Scholarships

The Richmond Postal Credit Union offers four Benjamin Wilson Scholarships each May.  Eligibility is for any high school senior who is a RPCU member.  Applications will be available on their website and also available for pick-up at their main office beginning in March of each year.  See link for more information.

 

Hamilton Relay Scholarship

Scholarship to recognize a high school senior who is deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, or has difficulty speaking.  Applicant must be from one of the states where Hamilton Relay is the contracted Relay and/or Captioned Telephone service provider.  Virginia meets this criteria through CapTel services.  An essay on communication technology is required. 

 

Congressional Art Competition

Applicants should submit their artwork along with the proper forms to their individual congressional district.  A winner from each district in Virginia will be chosen.  Please see link for identification of your particular congressional district and additional information.

 

Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship

Students who live in the vicinity of a Simon Properties Mall (within 50 miles) are eligible to apply. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of financial need, academic record, leadership and participation in school, work, and community activities.

 

 

Virginia Department of Health Nursing Scholarship Program

The Virginia Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity offers several scholarship opportunities to help pay for nursing education.  The application cycle for these programs will reopen on May 1, 2014.  See link for additional details.

 

Pi Lambda Theta – Virginia Area Chapter

Richmond area seniors with a career goal of becoming an educator are encouraged to apply.  A minimum 3.0 GPA is required along with demonstrated leadership ability.  See high school guidance counselor for current application.

 

M. W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia Scholarship Fund

Scholarships will be awarded to high school graduates who are the children or grandchildren of a Prince Hall Mason in Virginia.  Awards are based on unusually high academic achievement and awarded on the basis of need and outstanding citizenship, leadership, service and participation in activities both in and out of school. 

 

Virginia Music Educators’ Association – VMEA – Past Presidents’ Scholarship

Two cash awards are available.  One award will be designated for band/orchestra majors and one award will be for vocal/general music majors.  The recipient must plan to attend a Virginia four-year college or university in the fall after graduating high school.  The student must be entering college as a music education major. 

 

Eastern Surfing Association Marsh Scholarship Program

Applicant must be an Eastern Surfing Association current member in good standing.  The scholarship is based on academics and citizenship, rather than athletics.  An official school transcript is required, along with a letter detailing your future goals.  An official application and letter of recommendation are also required.