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Recent Scholarships

John Tyler Community Foundation Scholarships

The John Tyler Community Foundation scholarships are made possible by donor gifts.  To be eligible one must be enrolled or plan to enroll in a degree program at JTCC.  A minimum 2.5 GPA is required, along with having completed a current FAFSA which needs to be on file at John Tyler before the scholarship deadline date.  In-state tuition status is required.


U.S. JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program

The JCI Senate Foundation supports efforts of the Jaycees organization.  Two top ranked applications per state will be forwarded to the national foundation to be judged by an outside, independent panel of educators and winners of the scholarship grants are selected by that panel.  See link for additional information and requirements.


Southern States Scholarship Program

Applicant must be accepted at one of the specific universities listed by Southern States in the link below, and be the son or daughter of a producer of agricultural products.  FFA and/or 4-H experience is preferred but not required.  Applicant should be a resident of the state in which the university  he/she plans to attend is located. 


Mid-Atlantic Chapter, International Erosion Control Association Collegiate Scholarship

Several scholarships will be awarded to assist undergraduate students within a designated field of study associated with Erosion and Sediment Control.  Applicant must be a declared major at an accredited four-year college or university located in one of the Mid-Atlantic states listed and must be either a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduate.  Must have a career direction related to the field of Stormwater Management or Erosion and Sediment Control.  Possible fields of study could include environmental science, earth studies, and earth science, agricultural and civil engineering, soil science, agronomy, geology, hydrology, construction technology, forestry, agricultural science, and marine science.  Applicant must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher.


Karen Riley Porter, Attorney at Law – Good Works Scholarship

Criteria for eligibility and selection:

  • The scholarship program is open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law school students, as well as incoming college freshmen at an accredited U.S. educational institution.
  • The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements:

The Karin Riley Porter Attorney at Law Scholarship program welcomes all students who meet the above criteria to apply. Applicants will be assessed based on the following criteria:

  • Complete the Karin Riley Porter Attorney at Law Good Works Scholarship Application Cover Sheet (opens in PDF).
  • A 500 word letter of intent that identifies the applicant and describes the applicant’s leadership and dedication in giving back to his or her community through community service projects, including projects involving criminal justice issues.
  • A current, unofficial academic transcript from the applicant’s school.
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher, principal, school administrator, work supervisor, or a member of the clergy who has known the applicant at least one year and can speak to why the applicant deserves this scholarship.

Virginia Aviation Business Association (VABA) Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a Virginia high school senior, technical school senior or college/university undergraduate who is pursuing an aviation related career at an accredited institution.  The applicant should have at least a 3.0 GPA and must submit an essay and letters of recommendation


Junior Achievement of Greater Washington Essay Contest

Students in grades 9 – 12 are asked to write a 1,000 – 1,500 word essay.  A first, second, and third place winner will be selected from each of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia and will be awarded a $10,000 scholarship.  One grand prize winner selected from all applicants will receive a $20,000 scholarship.  In addition, from each of these three states, the school with the greatest number of eligible applications will receive a $6,000 grant.


Congressman Bobby Scott – Service Academy Nominations

As the Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, for the 3rd Congressional District, Bobby Scott may nominate a limited number of people to four of the five service academies.  The 3rd District includes all of the cities of Petersburg and Portsmouth, parts of the cities of Hampton, Newport News, and Richmond and all of the counties of Charles City and Surry and parts of Henrico and Prince George.  The honor of attending a service academy comes with an obligation to serve in the military for a minimum of five years upon graduation.  For more information, see link below.


GRASP College Success Scholarship

To be eligible for this program students must participate in at least three GRASP College Success e-mail programs this academic year and have at least a 2.5 GPA for the year.  Financial need must be demonstrated and a current FAFSA form should have been filed.  An essay is required.


The Joel Bieber Firm Scholarship

Applicants should be current high school or home-schooled seniors in the State of Virginia who plan to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution and should have a 3.0 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.  A completed application, 750 word essay, letter of recommendation, a publicity release form, picture, and high school transcript are required.