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Recent Scholarships

The University of Richmond Museums presents Otherness: A Competition in Prose, Poetry or Images on Paper

Specifically for high school students and presented in conjunction with the exhibition Fritz Ascher: Expressionist, currently on view at the Harnett Museum of Art. The exhibition is the first retrospective of German artist Fritz Ascher (1893-1970), comprising seventy paintings and works on paper, ranging from early academic studies and figural compositions to the artist’s late colorful, mystical landscapes.

The Fritz Ascher Society invites high school students to submit an essay of up to 500 words, a poem of up to two pages in length, or an artwork on paper (drawing, watercolor, gouache, or collage) that reflects on the theme of “otherness.” Fritz Ascher’s art and/or life will be inspiration for the submission.


Virginia Water Environment Association (VWEA) Scholarships

These scholarships are available to students who are rising freshmen, undergraduates, and graduate students who plan to study or are studying in the civil or environmental engineering or physical/environmental science programs at a Virginia college or university.


M. W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia Free and Accepted Masons Scholarship Fund for Continuing Education

Through the M. W. PRINCE HALL GRAND LODGE OF VIRGINIA Continuing SCHOLARSHIP FUND, continuing scholarships will be awarded to 2nd, 3rd & 4th year students who are the children or grandchildren of a Prince Hall Mason in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Continuing scholarships are available to 2nd, 3rd & 4th year students. They are ranked based on academic achievement (minimum 2.0 GPA), leadership, service, and participation in activities both in and out of school.



M. W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia Free and Accepted Masons Scholarship Fund for High School Graduates (Public)

Through the M. W. PRINCE HALL GRAND LODGE OF VIRGINIA SCHOLARSHIP FUND, scholarships will be awarded to high school graduates in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Scholarships are awarded for unusually high academic achievement and awarded on the basis of need and outstanding citizenship, leadership, service, and participation in activities both in and out of school.

These scholarships are independent of any other assistance you may receive to attend college.



Mechanicsville Elementary PTA Cardinal Scholarship Program

Scholarships will be awarded to two students who previously attended Mechanicsville Elementary for at least three years.  High school seniors who attend any one of the four Hanover County high schools may apply.  Parent or guardian membership of a Hanover PTA is required, as well as a 3.0 or higher GPA.


Hanover CREW (Crisis Relief for Emergency Workers) Foundation Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for financial assistance for spouse and legal dependents
seeking scholarship(s) from the Hanover CREW Foundation.  Applicants should provide:

A completed Hanover CREW Foundation Scholarship application form, to include
affidavit of association with one of the Hanover affiliate Emergency Response entities
(Fire/EMS, Hanover Sheriff’s Office, Ashland Police Department, and/or Hanover

An official copy of the school transcript and grade report from the school currently attending
or most recently attended. The official school transcript should list all grade points earned and
academic course work completed to date.

A brief statement (minimum 200 words & maximum 600 words) prepared by the applicant
which indicates their reasons for wanting to continue their education, future career goals, and
how it will support the Emergency Response Community.

Two (2) letters of recommendation:
a. Letters of recommendation should be from a teacher, school administrator, counselor, work
supervisor, or military supervisor who can address the qualifications and academic aptitude
of the scholarship applicant.
b. The required letters of recommendation may not be from the immediate family members,
close family friends, blood relatives, or relationships by marriage.

A statement of community involvement and extracurricular activities in school and outside of


Esperanza Education Fund Scholarships

The Esperanza Education fund will award scholarship for students to attend public colleges or universities or community colleges. The scholarships range from $5000 to $20,000, depending on financial need. Scholarships will be disbursed directly to the recipient’s educational institution. The award represents the total amount of money that will be disbursed over the student’s college education (i.e., if a student had a $10,000 award for a four year public university, they would receive $2,500 a year).


  • Applicant must be born outside the U.S. or have two parents born outside the U.S.
  • Applicant must be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university in the academic year the award is offered.
  • Applicant must be either a graduating senior at a high school in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia or a recent GED grad residing in DC, Maryland or Virginia.
  • Applicant must have a family income of less than $100,000 in 2019.


Chesterfield Cheerleader League Scholarship

The Chesterfield Cheerleader League may award scholarships annually to seniors graduating in the current year. CCL scholarships are not awarded on a need basis.

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for one of the these scholarships:

1. Minimum of 4 years participation in CCL cheerleading between the ages of 5-17 (this can be basketball or football) and a minimum of 2 years/seasons volunteering as a helper for a CCL recreation association.

2. Acceptance at or plans to attend a two or four year college, business school, nursing school etc. as a student.

Applicants do not need to be a current high school cheerleader to be eligible for this scholarship.

Applicants must complete the CCL Scholarship Application and submit an essay.


Hanover Community Support Services – Community Scholarship

Application requirements:

– GPA of a 3.0 or higher

– Be a Hanover County Resident

– Attend a Hanover County Public School (i.e. Atlee, Hanover, Lee-Davis or Patrick Henry High School)

– Have community service or work experience with people who have developmental disabilities, mental health challenges, and/or substance use disorder

– Plans to pursue a degree in one of the following: Special Education, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Early Intervention, Adapted Physical Education, Speech-Language Pathology, Therapeutic Recreation, etc.

Deadline extended to April 15, 2020.


Commonwealth Law Group – Pursuing a Positive Impact Scholarship

This scholarship will go to a student who has dedicated his or her time to their community while also pursuing a post-secondary education and meeting the following requirements:


  • The Pursuing a Positive Impact Scholarship is available to students enrolled in a community college, undergraduate college or university, graduate program, business school, or law school in the United States. High School seniors who will be attending college or university next semester are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who apply for this scholarship must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good overall academic standing.