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Adrienne Marie Rhudy Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a two- or four-year college, maintain a GPA of at least 2.5 and demonstrate the ability to overcome adversity (documented in a required essay).

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Alexis Jackson Memorial SOAR Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application, with special consideration given to academic achievement/progress and community involvement. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Alice Mahone Business and Professional Women's Scholarship
Sponsor: Bedford Business and Professional Women
c/o Maggie M. Williamson
Mahone Scholarship Chair
1521 Oakwood Street
Bedford, VA 24523
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors at a school located in Bedford County, Virginia. They must demonstrate academic achievement and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must be accepted at a post-secondary institution that is not a community college. Children of Bedford Professional Women (BPW) members are ineligible. Selection is based on class rank, financial need and extracurricular activities.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 7
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and one recommendation letter are required.
Website: http://www.bpwva.org

Allen Mandelstamm Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree or attending a college-prep school, have maintained a GPA of at least 2.5 and submit documents confirming their financial need.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Arlington Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate student and community leadership as well as financial need. A minimum GPA of 2.8 is required. Students must intend on enrolling at an accredited educational institution.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must be Gay Straight Alliance members or have documented achievements in support of Arlington Public Schools' policies of diversity, fairness and safety. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit grade transcripts, two letters of recommendation and an essay.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Arlington Women's Civic Alliance Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Arlington. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Recipients may renew their scholarship at an increased amount in their third and fourth year if they continue to pursue a four year degree.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Arlington's Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must intend on enrolling at an accredited educational institution. Preference is given to students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Students must submit an application, grade transcripts and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Auxiliary of Radford Community Hospital/CNRVMC Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must have successfully obtained a high school diploma or a GED, and be residents of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery or Pulaski county or the city of Radford. Students should demonstrate an average or above average academic performance and submit a FAFSA demonstrating financial need to be considered.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Barr Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated financial need and intend on enrolling at an accredited educational institution. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Ben Burdetsky Youth-In-Action Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Selection is based on demonstrated financial need, athletic involvement, community service and leadership experience. Applicants must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute
525 9th Street NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a landscaping or horticultural program at a two- or four-year accredited institution and be residents of Maryland, Virginia or West Virginia.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://hriresearch.org/HRI/Default.aspx

Celebrate Cherie Scholarship
Sponsor: The Community Foundation for Northern Virigina
2940 Hunter Mill Road
Suite 201
Oakton, VA 22124
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun or Prince William Counties. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfnova.org/scholarships

Charles M. and Elizabeth S. Munnecke Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must be Arlington residents with financial need who attended an Arlington Public High School for at least their junior and senior years. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Civic Federation 911 Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must be either graduating seniors or have deferred college enrollment for one year. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students must be the children of uniformed public safety employees or dispatchers who have worked for Arlington County for at least 10 years, retired, been permanently disabled on the job or killed in the line of duty.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Collegiate Shooting Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Rifle Association
11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
Eligibility: Applicants must live in Pennsylvania or Virginia, be a high school senior, have at least a 3.0 GPA and have a strong interest in shooting sports and the Second Amendment. Selection is based on the application, essay and letter of reference.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. A copy of a letter of acceptance to the college or university of choice must be sent with the application.
Website: https://awards.nra.org/awards/

Diana Love Legacy Instrumental Music Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must provide documentation that confirms their financial need and evidence of their commitment to high school symphonic and marching bands and musicianship.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Boys Baseball
P.O. Box 8263
Dothan, AL 36304
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $1,250
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://baseball.dixie.org

Dixie Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Youth Baseball, Inc.
Johnny Berthelot, Chairman Scholarship Committee
110 South Bolivar Street
Suite 207
Marshall, TX 75670
Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.
Website: http://youth.dixie.org/

Dolan Family Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Arlington high schools or currently attending college. Students must have demonstrated financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Donn and Michael Marston Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must not be recipients of a full college athletic scholarship. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application, with special consideration given to student's contributions to their school's athletic programs. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Epperly Family Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate an average academic performance which does not exceed a 3.2 GPA. Students are required to submit a FAFSA demonstrating financial need. Applicants who maintained a job during high school are preferred.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Eric Sutphin Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must provide documentation that confirms financial need and maintain a GPA of at least 2.5. Note that selection criteria shows a preference toward students whose officer-parent serves in Montgomery County.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Evelyn Rutrough Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must provide documentation that confirms financial need, maintain a GPA of at least 2.5 and provide evidence of their having strength of character.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Frances A. Mays Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
7812 Falling Hill Terrace
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at Virginia colleges or universities pursuing a degree in health, physical education, recreation or dance and be members of VAHPERD and AAHPERD. Students must demonstrate high ideals, good scholarship and professional ethics. Applicants must be nominated by their schools.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 1
How to apply: Applications are available from your university's VAHPERD representative. An application form and letter of reference are required.
Website: http://www.vahperd.org

Gary Wagner, K3OMI Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have an amateur radio license of Novice Class or higher. Students may be pursuing a bachelor's degree in any field of engineering. They must be residents of one of the following states: North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland or Tennessee. Preference will be given to students with financial need.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

Glencarlyn / Carlin Springs Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must have attended Glencarlyn or Carlin Springs Elementary School for at least 3 years and have demonstrated financial need. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Granville P. Meade Scholarship
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Education
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
Eligibility: Students must have been born in Virginia, and they must plan to attend a public or private Virginia school. They must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities and good character. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/

James and Mary Dawson and Donald Malcolm MacArthur Scholarship
Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC
P.O. Box 9171
1443 Laurel Hill Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in their third or fourth year at a U.S. or Scottish institution or be a full-time graduate student. Students must be of Scottish birth or decent or U.S. citizens who maintain permanent residence in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania or Virginia. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need and overall strength of the application.

Amount: $7,500
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.saintandrewsociety.org

Jerome Evenson Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to students who plan on pursuing a career in science teaching. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Jim Gwazdauskas Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to personal and intellectual growth through the pursuit of education a post-secondary trade or technical school, two- or four-year college or university. Students must maintain good academic standing, although it will not be a determining factor for selection. Applicants must submit a FAFSA demonstrating financial need and may have the opportunity to receive a second year of funding for maintaining good academic standing and achieving matriculation.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
P.O. Box 40
Abbeville, AL 36310
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org

John R. Lillard VAOC Scholarship
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Aviation
VAOC Scholarship
Attn: Betty Wilson
5702 Gulfstream Road
Richmond, VA 23250-2422
Eligibility: Applicants must be Virginia high school seniors who have an unweighted GPA of 3.50 or higher. They must be accepted into or enrolled in an aviation-related program at an accredited postsecondary institution and must have plans to pursue a career in aviation. Selection is based on academic merit, personal essay, leadership skills and financial need.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 10
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, official transcript, verification of college acceptance or enrollment, list of extracurricular activities and up to three recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.doav.virginia.gov

Juanita Shelor Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate good academic achievement and submit a FAFSA proving financial need to be considered.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Kar F. Gong Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attending school in the ARRL Roanoke Division (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia) and be undergraduate or graduate students in electronics, communications or another related field.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-program

Lee-Jackson Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Lee-Jackson Foundation
P.O. Box 8121
Charlottesville, VA 22906
Eligibility: Applicants must be juniors, seniors or the equivalent in a Virginia public high school, private high school or homeschooling program and be residents of Virginia who plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. as full-time students. Financial need is not a basis for selection. Applicants must write an essay that demonstrates an appreciation for the character and virtues of Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.

Amount: $1,000-$10,000
Deadline: February 3
How to apply: Applications are available online and must be submitted to your school principal or guidance counselor by your school's deadline. Your school must then submit the application by February 6.
Website: http://www.lee-jackson.org

Leo Bourassa Scholarship
Sponsor: Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association
VLWA Scholarship Committee
CH2M HILL
5701 Cleveland Street, Suite 200
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Eligibility: Applicants must be Virginia residents and students in good standing at an accredited college or university in the state. They must complete at least two semesters of undergraduate study by the award date. They must also be full-time undergraduate or full- or part-time graduate students enrolled in curriculum related to water resources.

Amount: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.vlwa.org

Lillian Day School Spirit Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of active participation in extracurricular activities. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Lisa Sechrist Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Lisa Sechrist Memorial Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee
c/o Brookfield Residential
Attn: Kim Mackmin
3201 Jermantown Road, Suite 300
Fairfax, VA 22030
Eligibility: Applicants must be Virginia high school seniors in the process of applying to an accredited college, university or technical school or who have already been accepted. Members of honor societies and those who participate in sports or other extracurricular activities will receive special consideration. Selection is based on need, integrity, merit and academic potential.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.lisasechrist.com/scholarship.html

Macy's Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Applicants must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships

Marie Mandelstamm Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must provide documentation that confirms their financial need and must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0, particularly in the sciences.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Marjorie D. Buynak Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must be Arlington residents with demonstrated financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 6
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Mary Ann King Peters Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must provide documentation that confirms their financial need, plus evidence that demonstrates solid academic achievement (enabling admission into a post-secondary program), good character (including leadership qualities) and an intention toward self-improvement via education.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Mary Anne Williams Scholarship
Sponsor: Virginia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy
c/o Ginger Stephens
421 East E Street
Purcellville, VA 20132
Eligibility: Applicants must be Virginia residents who are lineal descendants of a worthy Confederate veteran. They must be undergraduate or graduate students who are majoring in pre-medicine or engineering at a Virginia postsecondary institution. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available by request. An application form, proof of Confederate ancestry, a recent applicant photo, an official transcript, two recommendation letters, a personal statement and an endorsement from a Virginia Division UDC chapter are required.
Website: http://www.vaudc.org

Mary Graham Lasley Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria
2121 Eisenhower Avenue
Suite 608
Alexandria, VA 22314
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate music students who are Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC residents or students at colleges, universities or conservatories in Virginia, Maryland or Washington, DC. Students must be 25 years of age or younger. Prior first place winners may not reenter.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Unknown
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, resume and $25 entry fee are required.
Website: http://www.alexsym.org/

Mary Macon McGuire Scholarship
Sponsor: General Federation of Women's Clubs of Virginia
P.O. Box 8750
Richmond, VA 23226
Eligibility: Applicants must be a female head of household and a resident of Virginia. Students must be currently enrolled in a course of study at an accredited Virginia school. Students must submit an essay and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must show financial need.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gfwcvirginia.org

Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship for Registered Nurses
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street, Suite 714
ATTN: Workforce Incentive Program
West Richmond, VA 23219
Eligibility: Applicants must enroll in an approved school of nursing in the state of Virginia. Students must be residents of the state of Virginia for at least one year. Applicants must submit a one-page summary of their intended use for this award, their activities, skills and future plans to practice as registered nurses in Virginia after graduation. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students must demonstrate their level of financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov

Middle School Essay Contest
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Virginia
1708 Commonwealth Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
Eligibility: Applicants must be middle school students and write an essay on an assigned topic. The essay should be written at the student's desk during school time and will be evaluated based on originality, sincerity and the student's ability to communicate meaning.

Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and from sponsoring Posts.
Website: http://www.valegion.org

Morris Fannon Scholarship
Sponsor: Virginia Auctionners Association
P.O. Box 41368
Raleigh, NC 27629
Eligibility: Applicants must be a Virginia resident.

Amount: Up to $1,200
Deadline: December 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://vaa.org

NACA South Student Leadership Scholarships
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or Puerto Rico.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.naca.org/FOUNDATION/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: January 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/programs/students/scholarships/

Northern Virginia Urban League Scholarship
Sponsor: Northern Virginia Urban League
1315 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American senior high school residents in Northern Virginia. A 3.5 GPA is expected, and applicants should plan to study for a bachelor degree. They need to submit a 300 word typed essay, and to have shown evidence of community leadership.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nvul.org

Northrop Grumman Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
130 East Randolph Street
Suite 3500
Chicago, IL 60601
Eligibility: Scholarships are available for students living in each of Maryland's 23 counties, one scholarship for a student living in the city of Baltimore and two scholarships for applicants living in specific counties/communities from the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Utah or Virginia. Applicants must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 27 and a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org

Paul Richard Cherney Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

Pickard Educational Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America
Pickard Scholarship Staff Advisor
100 West 10th Street, Suite 915
Community Service Building
Wilmington, DE 19806
Eligibility: Applicants must be registered members of the Del-Mar-Va council. Students must complete the application and include a paragraph on how their Scouting experience has impacted them.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: November 30 (spring consideration); May 31 (fall consideration)
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.delmarvacouncil.org

Plummer Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must provide documentation that confirms their financial need and participation in extracurricular activities as well as evidence indicative of good moral character. Students must also maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 and submit an essay in which they explain the contributions their education will enable them to make.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Skip Bishop Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need and be a student athlete in any high school sport to be considered.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

St. Andrew's Society Founders Prize
Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC
P.O. Box 9171
1443 Laurel Hill Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
Eligibility: Applicants must be of Scottish or Scottish-American descent. Students must be entering their third or fourth year enrolled in a U.S. or Scottish college or university and be in need of financial support. Full-time graduate students may also apply. Applicants must maintain their permanent residence in the Mid-Atlantic region (Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania or Virginia).

Amount: $7,500
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.saintandrewsociety.org

St. Andrew's Society Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC
P.O. Box 9171
1443 Laurel Hill Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
Eligibility: Applicants must be of Scottish or Scottish-American descent. Students must be entering their third or fourth year enrolled in a U.S. or Scottish college or university. Full-time graduate students may also apply. Scholarship recipients are based on financial need. U.S. applicants must maintain their permanent residence in Mid-Atlantic region (Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia). Generally 5-10 awards are granted each year, totaling in excess of $20,000.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.saintandrewsociety.org

T. Scott Eaton Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery or Pulaski county or the city of Radford. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and submit a FAFSA demonstrating financial need to be considered.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

UDC Virginia Division Gift Scholarships
Sponsor: Virginia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy
c/o Ginger Stephens
421 East E Street
Purcellville, VA 20132
Eligibility: Applicants must be direct descendants of Confederates or indirect descendants who are UDC members. They must receive an endorsement from a Virginia UDC chapter and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of ancestor's Confederate military record, transcript, two letters of recommendation and a personal statement are required.
Website: http://www.vaudc.org

Valerie and Allen Kitchens Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Community Foundation
818 N. Quincy Street
Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated financial need and intend on taking at least 12 credits at a community college. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit a FAFSA Student Aid Report, grade transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores and two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arlcf.org/scholarships/

VCTA Virginia's Future Leaders Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association
1001 E. Broad Street
Suite 210
Richmond, VA 23219
Eligibility: Applicants must be Virginia residents. They must be attending or plan to attend a Virginia two- or four-year undergraduate program. Financial need is required.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.vcta.com/virginias-future-leaders-scholarship

VHSL Allstate Achievement Award
Sponsor: Virginia High School League Foundation
1642 State Farm Boulevard
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Eligibility: Students must be from a Virginia high school in Group 1A through 6A. Applicants must show participation in VHSL activities and other school or community activities. They must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.vhsl.org/about.scholarships

Virginia Commonwealth Award
Sponsor: State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
101 N. 14th Street
10th Floor
James Monroe Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Eligibility: Undergraduate applicants must be admitted to a Virginia public two- or four-year college or university, be enrolled at least half-time, be residents of Virginia, be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens and demonstrate financial need. Graduate applicants must be enrolled full-time in an eligible Virginia graduate degree program. The selection process varies by school.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application instructions are available by request from the student's financial aid office.
Website: http://www.schev.edu

Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships
Sponsor: Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution
DAR Scholarship Committee
Brenda B. Atkinson, State Chairman
4040 Snowgoose Circle
Roanoke, VA 24018-4865
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors and U.S. citizens who are sponsored by a Virginia DAR chapter. They may pursue an undergraduate degree in any field except nursing at any Virginia college or university.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: January 12
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of sponsorship, written statement, transcript, financial need form and letter of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.vadar.org/scholarship.html

Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program
Sponsor: State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
101 N. 14th Street
10th Floor
James Monroe Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Eligibility: Applicants must have graduated from a Virginia high school with at least a 2.5 GPA, and they must be enrolled full-time in a two-year or four-year college in the state. Students must be classified as dependents. Preference will be given to students with the greatest financial need.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.
Website: http://www.schev.edu

Virginia High School League Charles E. Savedge Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: Virginia High School League Foundation
1642 State Farm Boulevard
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Eligibility: Applicants must be active members of a high school newspaper, yearbook or other publication. Students must be in their senior year and have plans to study journalism in college.

Amount: $500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.vhsl.org/about.scholarships

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship
Sponsor: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Education & Statewide Partnerships Division
200 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Eligibility: Graduate students can be either artists or art history majors. Professional artists must not be attending a degree program at the time of application or during the award period. Students and professionals must be legal residents of Virginia at the time of application and have lived in Virginia for 12 consecutive months.

Amount: $4,000-$8,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://vmfa.museum

Virginia Part-Time Assistance Program
Sponsor: State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
101 N. 14th Street
10th Floor
James Monroe Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Eligibility: Applicants must be Virginia residents. They must attend a school in Virginia's community college system part-time (one to eight credit hours per term) and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on financial need.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from the student's financial aid office. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.schev.edu

Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation College Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation
880 Technology Park Drive
Suite 100
Glen Allen, VA 23059
Eligibility: Applicants must be the dependent children of active police officers on duty in the Commonwealth of Virginia, excluding children of sheriff's deputies and federal officers. They must be working towards their first undergraduate degree and be currently accepted or enrolled as a full-time student at a college or university. Selection is based upon financial need, academic success, 500-word essay and achievements in the community.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, typed essay, official transcripts, college acceptance letter, SAT/ACT scores, questionnaire and photograph are required.
Website: http://www.vapolicefoundation.org/

Virginia PTA Annual Citizenship Essay Project
Sponsor: Virginia PTA
1027 Wilmer Avenue
Richmond, VA 23227
Eligibility: Applicants must be Virginia students in kindergarten through 12th grade who are attending a school that has a PTA or PTSA chapter in good standing. They must submit an essay on a sponsor-determined topic relating to citizenship. Selection is based on essay originality, clarity and grammar.

Amount: $50-$250
Deadline: Winter
How to apply: Entry forms are available online. An entry form and essay are required.
Website: http://www.vapta.org

Virginia Ruff Scholarship for Continuing Education
Sponsor: Bedford Business and Professional Women Ruff Scholarship
P. O. Box 316
Bedford, VA 24523
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have been residents of Bedford County, Virginia for at least the past two years. They must be pursuing higher education in order to re-enter the job market, to become economically self-sufficient or to advance their current careers. They must be accepted into an accredited degree program and demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, financial need information and two recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.bpwva.org/scholarships/

Virginia Sheriffs' Institute Scholarship
Sponsor: Virginia Sheriffs' Institute
951 East Byrd Street
Suite 905
Richmond, VA 23219
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of an eligible Virginia locality. They must be accepted or enrolled at a Virginia college or university and must be majoring in or planning to major in criminal justice. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, letter of recommendation from applicant's local sheriff, personal essay, proof of college acceptance (incoming freshmen only) and standardized test scores (incoming freshmen only) are required.
Website: http://vasheriffsinstitute.org

Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program
Sponsor: State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
101 N. 14th Street
10th Floor
James Monroe Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Eligibility: Applicants must be Virginia residents and enrolled full-time as undergraduate, graduate or professional school students at an eligible private, non-profit Virginia postsecondary institution. Applicants who are enrolled in a religious or theological degree program are ineligible as are graduate students who are enrolled in a degree program that is not related to health care. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,600-$3,200
Deadline: July 31
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the student's college financial aid office. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.schev.edu

Warren Lloyd Holtzman Freedom Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree or attending vocational school, maintain a GPA of at least 2.5, submit documents confirming their financial need and submit an essay that ponders aspects of operating within a free-enterprise system.

Amount: $1,018
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Wings Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must provide documentation that confirms financial need.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/

Woodrow and Elma Turman Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the New River Valley
P.O. Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
Eligibility: Applicants must have a strong commitment toward self-improvement via education, as well as demonstrated financial need. Note that academic achievement, although significant, is not a deciding factor for the selection committee.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://cfnrv.org/scholarships/