Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships
(See Mrs. Brown for more information)

March Deadlines

 

J Sargent Reynolds Community College Common Scholarship Application

  • Must apply to J Sargent Reynolds CC
  • Deadline: 3/1/20

 

The George E. Allen Academic Scholarship Application

●Copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

●Deadline: 3/1/20

 

Northumberland Young Farmers, FFA and FFA Alumni

●Eligibility Requirements – Must be majoring in an agricultural related field, for more information visit here

●Note: Application is for multiple scholarships

●Deadline: 3/1/20

 

Adrian Ryan Kirk Memorial Scholarship

●Eligibility Requirements – Graduating high school seniors with ADD, ADHD and learning disabilities who will pursue college or vocational education. Must submit IEP, Section 504 or other school documentation indicating the disability

●Note: This is a one time scholarship; it will not be renewed. This award is merit based; financial need is not a factor

●Deadline: 3/1/20

 

Grand Lodge of Virginia

●Eligibility Requirements – 4-year or community college, must have completed FAFSA

○**Hard copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

●Deadline: 3/1/20

 

Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship

●Eligibility Requirements: 2.5 GPA, plans to attend a 4-year or  community college

●Online Application: http://vannacdst.org/ 

○**Hard copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

●Deadline: 3/2/20

 

Delta Sigma Theta – Lilian Handy Waddy Scholarship

●Eligibility Requirements – 2.5 GPA, Plans to attend a Historically Black College or University

●Online Application: http://vannacdst.org/ 

○**Hard copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

●Deadline: 3/2/20

 

VA Urology Scholarship

●Eligibility Requirements: Students interested in post-secondary study in the fields of science and medicine

●Deadline: 3/2/20

 

Captain Earle Worley

●Eligibility Requirements: Graduates attending 2-year, 4-year, or vocational school and studying aeronautics, aerospace, aviation or related engineering

●Deadline: 3/2/20

 

Dick Glover Virginia Wrestling Scholarship Fund

●Eligibility Requirements: graduating seniors planning to attend 2-year or 4-year community college, college or university. Must be, or must have been, an active member of Virginia Wrestling Association (VAWA) during high school. Must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, community commitment, and financial need

●Deadline: 3/2/20

 

Granville P. Meade Scholarship

  • Demonstrate financial need and maintain a 2.5 for the net 4 years at a college/university
  • Deadline: 3/13/20

 

Virginia Music Educators’ Association Scholarship

  • Eligibility Requirements:
    •  be a high school senior in Virginia committed to majoring in music education at a college or university in Virginia.
    • provide three letters of recommendation. One must be from the student's high school director, one from school administrator or counselor, and one from an academic teacher or private music teacher.
    • furnish an audio tape of himself of herself performing a solo.
    •  provide a one-paragraph statement indicating, "Why I wish to teach music.”
    • provide a copy of his/her high school transcript.
    •  have been a member of their high school choral, band, or orchestra program all four years of high school.
    • show evidence that the applicants' choral, band, or orchestra director is a current member of VMEA.
  • Deadline : 3/15/20

 

Virginia AABE Scholarship

  • Eligibility Requirement:
    • Unweighted academic average of B or better (3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
    • Graduating high school senior who intends to enroll next semester in an accredited college or university
    • Pursuing a business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics field
    • Underrepresented minority (African Americans, Hispanic or Native Americans)
  • Deadline: 3/15/2020

 

The Northern Neck Baptist Association and Its Commissions

●Eligibility Requirements:

○Candidate must be a member of one of the member churched of the Northern Neck Baptist Assocation

○High school senior with GPA at 2.5 for attendance to a four-year college or university or a 2.0 for entrance to Community College or Technical Schools that will accepted it

○Must submit a transcript of his/her grades

○Must type a written essay double spaced and no more than two pages long titled “Who Am I” – including 1. Goals 2. How college will help me obtain these goals

○Candidate must attend church on a regular basis and participate in church ministries such as Sunday School, Missionary, Ushers, etc.

○Must submit a letter of recommendation from his/her pastor and one from the list below

■Superintendent of Sunday School

■Missionary Director

■Youth Minister

■Youth Director

○Candidate must also submit a personal reference letter of recommendation from a non-family member. This can come from:

■Principal

■Guidance Counselor

■Teacher

■Employer

■Neighbor

○Candidate must submit a copy of college acceptance letter

○Must attend mandatory interviews of the cadidates on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays in April

●Paper copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

●Deadline: 3/15/20

 

Allstate VHSL Achievement Award Scholarship

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Students must have previously won at least one varsity letter or the equivalent in the VHSL sport/academic activity in which they are applying for the award
  • Must be nominated by the Counseling Department
  • Deadline: 3/15/20

 

VA Soil and Water Conservation District

●Eligibility Requirements: Graduating seniors with 3.0 GPA or greater. Must be interested in pursing a major in natural resource conservation and/or environmental studies

●Copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

●Deadline: 3/25/20

 

Andrew and Martha Sanford Scholarship Foundation

●Eligibility Requirements: Resident of the NNK, graduating senior seeking higher education with a high school diploma

●Copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

●Deadline : 3/29/20

 

Rappahannock Music Study Club – Music Education Grant 2020

 

  • To be eligible for the scholarship the student must be a graduating senior who will attend college. Applicants need not plan to major or minor in music but they must intend to pursue music studies--voice, instrument, music education--while in college.
  • Music grants are available to students who will be in high school or middle school as of Fall 2018. The grants can fund many types of music education including private lessons, music camps, or other educational opportunities.
  • If you have interested students this year, please give them copies of the announcement and the appropriate application form. They need to fill out the form, get a copy of their transcript, and request a letter of recommendation from a teacher who knows their musical abilities. For scholarship applicants, a short performance audition is also required. Completed applications are due by March 29th 2020. Instructions are on the form.
  • Deadline: March 29th 2020
  • Copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

 

 

Lisa Sechrist Memorial Scholarship

●Eligibility Requirement : Women only, must have completed FAFSA

●Guidelines and Additional Information  http://www.lisasechrist.com/ls_media/LSMF-Guidelines.pdf

○Copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

●Deadline: 3/31/20

 

VA Farm Bureau Outstanding Young Agriculturalist Award

●Eligibility Requirements: dedication to agribusiness/agriculture in HS, interested in striving for leadership opportunities and involvement in agriculture and/or the agribusiness sector

○Copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

●Deadline: 3/31/20

 

 

April Deadlines

 

Esperanza Fund Scholarship

  • Must be a graduating senior at HS in DC, MD, or VA or recent GED grad residing in the follow areas.
  • Applicant must be born outside the U.S. or have two parents born outside the US 
  • Applicant must be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university in the academic year the award is offered.
  • Family income must be less than $100,000 in 2019.
  • Deadline: 4/1/20

 

Northern Neck Technical Center Foundation Scholarship

  • Must plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college or technical school.
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must have a minimum B average and been active in Tech Center activities
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at his/her home high school
    • **copies available in Ms.Izurieta’s office 
  • Deadline: 4/10/20

 

VALS Scholarship

  • Have demonstrated an active interest in entering the legal field.
  • Have an academic record acceptable to the school or college chosen.
  • Provide satisfactory statements from required references.
  • Have a grade point average of “B” substantiated by an official grade transcript from school where applicant is currently enrolled.

 

Walmart Dependent Scholarship Program

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
  • Must be the dependent of a Walmart associate (employee) who has been actively employed within any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months as of April 2, 2020.
  • Must be a high school (or home school) senior graduating between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020 or a GED candidate earning his or her diploma between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020.
    • High school/home school seniors must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 on a 4-point scale.
  • Must enroll for fall 2020 as a freshman/1st year student in a full-time program of study at a two-year or four-year college or university. The school must be an accredited U.S. institution, and listed on the official website for the U.S. Department of
    Education (http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx). Military academies are not approved institutions.
  • Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents.
  • Deadline: 4/2/20

 

GRASP Last Dollar Scholarship

  • Must have met with GRASP advisor during senior year
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Graduate in spring of 2020
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need (a college financial aid award letter will be requested before the scholarship is granted)
  • Will attend a post-secondary school in Virginia (Public/Private)
  • Must have successfully filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • Copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office
  • Deadline: 4/17/20

 

GRASP Community College Pathways

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Must plan on attending community college
  • Must meet with GRASP advisor during senior year
  • Must have an EFC less than $12,000
    • Copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office
  • Deadline: 4/17/20

 

Marocchi Memorial Scholarship

  1. Be a current student in the senior class of an accredited public or private high school or

home school program in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

  1. Be planning to pursue a program of study in an ROTC program at a Virginia college or

university that will lead to a career in the US Military Service.

  1. Be a US Citizen or permanent resident at the time of application.
  2. Possess an unweighted minimum GPA of 2.75.
  3. Your application package and all documents sent separately must arrive at the Virginia

War Memorial in Richmond, VA on or before Sunday, April 19, 2020 (11:59 pm).

            Paper applications available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

 

Albert James (Bert) Shoosmith Scholarship Program

  • Must be a graduating senior taking at least 9 credit hours per semester at an accredited college or university for the next academic year. Applicant must be in an undergraduate or associate’s degree program.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must be majoring in horticulture or related agricultural curriculum
  • Preference given to Virginia residents attending a Virginia 2-year or 4-year college program
  • VNLA officers, directors, committee members, and their families are not eligible.
    • Copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office
  • Deadline: 4/15/20

 

Geno Thompson Memorial Scholarship

  • Must be a VA resident and plan on attending a Virginia educational institution
  • Must have 2.75 GPA minimum
    • Copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office
  • Deadline: 4/15/20

 

VA Sheriffs’ Institute Scholarship

  1. Eligibility:
    A. Students must be a permanent resident in a Virginia county or city where their sheriff is a member of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute (VSI) and has authorized the VSI to conduct a direct mail special appeal to raise funds for the scholarship program.
    B. Students, 18 and older, must be registered Virginia voters and provide a copy of their voter registration card. Students under the age of 18 are required to provide a copy of a government issued picture ID with their home address, providing proof of residency.
  2. Applications will be available on the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute website by January 31, 2020.
  3. Applications must be submitted online with all required information by May 1, 2020The deadline will be adhered to.
  4. Two types of scholarships will be awarded, one to full-time students and one to part-time students. All the scholarship awards to students will be consistent, i.e. all check amounts will be the same, depending on the type.
  5. Only majors in the criminal justice field will qualify for a scholarship. Those majoring in law or pursuing a career as a lawyer will not be considered a criminal justice major.
  6. Only students attending Virginia colleges or universities for the 2020-21 school year will be considered.
  7. Applications must be completed online and electronically signed or the student will not be considered.

 

Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association Education Foundation

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in all High School courses
  • Student who graduates High School and plans on studying in the hospitality industry at a Virginia two year or four- year college/university or post-secondary school that specializes in culinary arts.
  • Deadline: May 1st 2020

 

Northern Neck Antique Automobile Club of America Scholarship

  • Student must pan to attend a 2 or 4-year college or technical school or enter the job market in either of the field of automobile technology or automobile body repair
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Student must be a graduating senior who has completed a technical course at The Northern Neck Technical Center in either automobile technology or automobile body repair with a minimum of a B average and been active in Tech Center activities.
  • o Student must be recommended by his/her technical instructor.
    o Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at his/her home high school as shown on
  • transcript.
  • o Students must be enrolled as a full-time student at the college or technical school he/she is attending or have received a letter of intent to hire from a valid employer.
  • o The following will be considered: School attendance/# excused absences, participation in organizations/clubs/youth activities, community involvement, NNTC instructor feedback, and interview.
  • o Students are strongly encouraged to participate in at least one Northern Neck Region event/activity.
  • Deadline: April 17th (each year)
    • Paper copies are available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

 

Northern Neck Vegetable Growers Association – Scholarship TBA

  • Check with Ms. Izurieta – NNVGA will be send out the applications mid-march

 

Kimball L. Glass Scholarship

  • You must have been a member of the VAVRS, AVAVRS, or the VAJVRS for at least 2 years, or be a child and/or grandchild of a person who has been a member for at least 5 years.
  • You must be entering an EMS field. (Paramedic, Nurse, Medical Doctor, etc.)
  • You must be accepted at a fully accredited college or University or waiting acceptance at an institution that meets these criteria.  (The scholarship will not be awarded until you have been accepted.) (Must be entering the Fall Semester) 
  • Proof of acceptance from accredited College or University must be received by
  • committee before scholarship funds are released.
  • Deadline: April 30th
    • **copies available in Ms. Izurieta’s office

 

Sigma Phi Epsilon – Virginia Balanced Man Scholarship

  • Open for any male student who plans on attending Virginia Tech, Christopher Newport University, Virginia Commonwealth University, George Mason University, Radford University, or William and Mary.
  • Deadlines: Vary based on school application

 

Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads

  • Multiple Scholarship Available – Eligibility requirement is different for each scholarship
  • General Criteria for all:
    •  You must be accepted at a fully accredited college or University or waiting acceptance at an institution that meets these criteria.
    • You or your parent must have been a member of the VAVRS, AVAVRS, or VAJVRS for at least 2 years.
    • You may not have received this scholarship before.
  • Julian S. Wise Scholarship
    • You may also be a Grandchild of a member with five (5) or more years of service in the VAVRS or AVAVRS
  • Anne J. Gwaltney Scholarship
    • You must be less than 35 years old to apply ➢ Members of District 3 take priory
  • Sylvia & Garry Clatterbuck Scholarship
    • You may also be a Grandchild of a member with five (5) or more years of service in the VAVRS or AVAVRS
    • The amount of EMS work or EMS qualifications matter the most

Kelly G. Southard Scholarship

  • You must be less than 65 years old to apply

Deadline: June 15th for all the scholarships listed above

 

  • Trula Peach Scholarship
    • You must have been a member of the AVAVRS or the VAJVRS for at least 2 years, or be a dependent of a person who has been a member for 5 years.
    • You must be accepted at a fully accredited college or University or awaiting acceptance at an institution that meets the criteria.
    • You may not have received this scholarship before.
    • Deadline: July 1st

 

  • Sharon K. Campbell Memorial Scholarship
    •  have been a member of the VAVRS, the AVAVRS, or the VAJVRS for at least 2 years or be a child or grandchild of a person who has been a member for at least 5 years;
    •  have been accepted at a fully accredited college or University or be awaiting acceptance at an institution that meets these criteria (the scholarship will not be awarded until the applicant has been accepted); and
    • submit a completed application with all required items attached including the applicants transcripts, a letter of recommendation from a teacher or other person in a leadership position, a letter from the applicant explaining why this scholarship assistance is important to them, and a letter of recommendation from the company/organization President or Chief describing the current member’s status.
    • Deadline: July 1st

 

 

The Richmond County School Division does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities; and if applicable, provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. 

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies. 

 

Title IX and Section 504:

Sarah M. Schmidt, Assistant Superintendent || P.O. Box 1507 || Warsaw, VA 22572 || 804-333-3681 || sschmidt@richmond-county.k12.va.us

 

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Richmond no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad o edad en sus programas y actividades, y de ser pertinente, provee acceso equitativo al programa de los Boy Scouts y otros programas designados para jóvenes.

 

La persona a continuación ha sido nombrada para manejar cualquier información relacionada con las políticas de no discriminación:

 

Título IX y Sección 504:

Sarah M. Schmidt, Superintendente Asistente || P.O. Box 1507 || Warsaw, VA 22572 || 804-333-3681 || sschmidt@richmond-county.k12.va.us

 

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