Scholarship listings: Updated February 4, 2016
Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative Scholarship—SVEC awards ten $1,000 scholarships for seniors whose parents or legal guardians are consumers of SVEC. Primary consideration is given to the quality of a written essay, participation in school/community activities and quality of applicant’s high school course load. Consideration will also be given to financial need, reference letters, and GPA. Applications are available in the guidance office or at www.svec.coop. DEADLINE: February 22, 2016
The Staunton Augusta Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America—is sponsoring a $1000 scholarship to an area student entering a college program focusing on conservation and/or environmental studies. Applicants must rank in the top 50 percent of the graduating class and submit an application, transcript, essay and three letters of reference. Applications are available in the guidance office. Complete application packets are to be submitted to Guidance. DEADLINE: April 15, 2016
Granville P. Meade Scholarship—four-year scholarships given to “worthy and financially disadvantaged” seniors. Student must be planning to attend a Virginia college or university. Applications are available in the guidance office. DEADLINE: Return application to the guidance office by March 6, 2015
Ronald L. Hutchens, Sr. Memorial “Vision in Business” Scholarship—HUTCHINS & HUTCHINS, INC. is offering a $500.00 scholarship for one graduating senior from high schools in Augusta County and the cities of Waynesboro and Staunton. The scholarship is a onetime award toward the recipients first year of higher education in Business Management. Applications are available in the guidance office. DEADLINE: Must be received by HUTCHINS & HUTCHINS, INC. no later than 5:00 PM March 31, 2016
The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge Scholarships—The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge administers several local scholarships for seniors in Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta County. The scholarship applications are 100% electronic (online) this year. A description of each scholarship and the applications can be found online at 2016 Scholarship Program DEADLINE: March 25, 2016
Better Buisness Bureau Student of Integrity Scholarship Awards- $1000 scholarships sponsored by the Better Business Bureau Serving Western Virginia are awarded to high school seniors based on leadership, community service, personal integrity and academic history. See the counseling office or got to www.vawest.bbb.studentofintegrity for an application. DEADLINE: January 29, 2016
Maude E. Wallace Scholarship—is a general scholarship ($1,000) for any senior planning to further his/her education in any field at a Virginia college or university and who has financial need. Applications are available in the counseling office. DEADLINE: Must be postmarked by April 15, 2016
Ella. G. Agnew Scholarship—is for a senior seeking training for a nursing career OR in a field related to the medical profession. The scholarship is for $1,000 and you must be planning to go to a college in Virginia and have financial need. Applications are available in the counseling office. DEADLINE: Must be postmarked April 15, 2016
Ray Houser Scholarship—this scholarship fund was established in 2011 by the Staunton Music Guild in honor of Mr. Houser’s dedication to radio broadcasting, music, and his steadfast commitment towards helping others in his community. Ray Houser was a local icon, DJ, musician, entrepreneur, and radio personality since 1946. This $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior from a school in Staunton, Waynesboro or Augusta County. Applicants must have a GPA equal to or higher than 3.0 and submit a 500 word essay on the following topic: How has music inspired you and what are your future plans in the music/broadcasting industry? Applicants should include contact information, grade, and the school attended on the essay. Electronic submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and hard copy submissions to the attention of SMG, 625 Essex Dr., Staunton, VA 24401. DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted not later than March 15, 2016
The Elks Legacy Scholarship competition is open to any high school senior that will be attending college who are children or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks. Applicants compete separately against other children and grandchildren from Virginia. They are judged on the core values of the Elks National Foundation: Knowledge, Charity, Community Service, and Integrity The applications are submitted on-line only and the deadline is January 29, 2016. Information about eligibility and to obtain an application is available @ www.elks.org/enf/scholars.
Dupont Community Credit Union Scholarship—DuPont Community Credit Union is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior at each of the area high schools. Each school in the area has one recipient. Applicants must be planning to attend a two or four year accredited educational institution. Applicants must apply online at mydccu.com . DEADLINE: March 1,2016
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