CFG ScholarBank

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Recent Scholarships

Virginia Writers Club Scholarship

There will be a single $2,000 College Scholarship Award to be presented by August 1, payable to the college in the awardee’s name.

The following Virginia residents are eligible to compete for the VWC College Scholarship:

High School Students – Applicant must currently be a high school or a home-schooled senior who will be enrolled at an accredited college or university during the next academic year. Must have a GPA of 2.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.

College Students – Applicant must be a college/university freshman who has a writing-related major (i.e., English, Journalism, etc.) Freshmen who are former VWC High School Scholarship awardees are also eligible. Must have a GPA of 2.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.

Included in the scholarship requirements is an assigned essay topic.

 

Richmond Flying Squirrels All-Star Legacy Scholarship

Qualifications:

•Has met with a Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc. (GRASP) advisor and filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

•Will graduate from an RVA region* high school in spring of 2019

•Will attend a four-year college or university, community college, or junior college in the upcoming academic year

•Demonstrates unmet financial need (A college financial aid award letter will be requested before scholarship is granted.)

•Scholarships are renewable if recipient is a full time student in good standing at their college or university and has at least a 2.5 average GPA.

•Has participated in a school or community athletic sport during high school

*Public or private high school or home school located in Ashland, Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Powhatan, or Richmond.

 

 

Filipino American Association of Central Virginia Scholarship

The applicant should be a senior from a high school in Henrico, Chesterfield, Hanover, or the City of Richmond who is planning to attend college.  A 3.5 GPA or higher is required, along with a short essay and two letters of recommendation.

 

423 Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the 423 Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarships to deserving high school graduating seniors intending to pursue a course of study at either a vocational, two-year, or four-year educational institution. The ideal applicant should possess a 3.0 grade point average, however a minimum GPA of 2.5 may be considered.

 

Injured Workers Law Firm Scholarship for Trade or Vocational Students

To apply for the Injured Workers Law Firm Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the United States
  • Accepted and will be attending a two or four-year trade school in the fall of 2019
  • Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate or high school cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Resident of Virginia
  • OPEN TO ALL VIRGINIA STUDENTS

 

Congressional Seventh District Art Competition

Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated.

Acceptable entries include, but are not limited to, paintings, drawings, and photography. The first place winner will receive a scholarship and travel to Washington, D.C. to attend a Congressional Reception in honor of all the winners from around the nation. The first place entry for each congressional district will also be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel in the United States Capitol Building for an entire year, where it will be seen by hundreds of thousands of people who visit the Capitol.

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 detailed rules.

 

Secretary of Education’s 2019 Essay Challenge for Virginia and United States Government Students

The Virginia Secretary of Education in partnership with the Virginia Commission on Civic Education (the Commission) would like to invite Virginia’s public high school students currently enrolled in a Virginia and United States Government course to enter the Secretary of Education’s 2019 Essay Challenge.

 

Walmart Dependent Scholarship

The Walmart Dependent Scholarship Program awards scholarships of up to $13,000 that can be used over the course of four academic years.  Applicant must be a 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, 2019. Eligible applicants who complete the online application process will be evaluated based on financial need and academic achievement. Approximately 25% of all eligible applicants will receive scholarships.

 

 

Chesterfield Cheerleading League Scholarships

Applicant should be a Chesterfield senior who has cheered for a league member athletic association and plans to pursue a post secondary college education.  Two letters of recommendation are required.

 

Sigma Phi Epsilon – Balanced Man Scholarship

Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity chapters at six universities in Virginia are offering $10,000 in scholarships to incoming freshmen men at the following schools for the 2019-20 academic year:  Virginia Commonwealth, Virginia Tech, Radford, Christopher Newport, George Mason, and William & Mary. Scholarships range from $500 to $1,000.

Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with SigEp to be eligible. This resource is intended to assist with college affordability while introducing students to campus life opportunities.