CFG ScholarBank

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Recent Scholarships

Battlefield Park Elementary School – Dorsey G. Smith, III Scholarship

Scholarship offered to students who attended BPES and will be graduating from one of the four Hanover County High Schools. Requirements include:  application, transcript showing GPA of 2.5 or higher, two written recommendations, and an essay.  Contact high school guidance counselor for application.


The Dana Nelson Foundation to End MS Scholarship

The Dana Nelson Foundation To End MS is passionate about raising critically-needed funds
for research to end the devastating effects of MS. We are equally passionate about helping local families
and youth tackle the challenges MS poses by providing direct support, scholarships and other aid.

Selection Criteria:
1. The student or an immediate family member of the student (i.e. parent or sibling) lives with
multiple sclerosis.
2. The student is a June 2020 graduate of Atlee, Hanover, Lee-Davis or Patrick Henry High
School in Hanover County, Virginia.
3. The student has achieved an overall grade point average of not less than 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
4. The student plans to seek post high school education or training and, if selected, will
submit proof of admission.
5. The final decision on the recipient of this scholarship will be made following an
interview by The Dana Nelson Foundation To End MS.

Deadline extended to April 15, 2020


Virginia Women in History Student Writing Contest Sponsored by the Library of Virginia & Encyclopedia Virginia

Virginia students in grades 6–12 are invited to honor outstanding women in Virginia history by participating in the Virginia Women in History student writing contest sponsored by the Library of Virginia and Encyclopedia Virginia. Four winning essays will be chosen, two from students in grades 6–8, and two from students in grades 9–12. 

Contest Rules:

  • Submit your 400-word essay online for a chance to win an Apple ipad and $250 for your school!
  • Each entrant must be a student in grade 6-12 at a public or private high school in Virginia. Homeschoolers also may apply; the $250 school award can be applied to a homeschooler association if the winner’s family has an active, dues-paying membership.
  • There will be four winning essays: two from students in grade 6-8, and two from students in grades 9-12.
  • All entries must be original works that have not been published or submitted for publication anywhere else.
  • Entry should not exceed 400 words.


Greenwood Elementary School PTA – Debra Smith Scholarship

Dr. Debra Smith was the first principal at Greenwood Elementary School that had a strong connection with her students and community. During her 12 years at Greenwood, Dr. Smith set the foundation for our 5 core values:

Appreciating the people that lift you up each day          Grateful
Taking responsibility for your success                             Accountable
Doing what is right, even when no one is watching        Trustworthy
Making a choice to have a positive attitude                    Optimistic
Becoming a role model admired by peers and adults    Respectful

1.) Attended Greenwood Elementary School
2.) Currently a graduating high school senior (Class of 2020)
3.) Active volunteer or leader in your community


Hanover County Republican Committee Civic Leadership Scholarship

The Hanover County Republican Committee Civic Leadership Scholarship is for high school seniors who demonstrate civic leadership and excellence as exemplified through volunteer work and community service that upholds conservative principles.

Applicants must be a high school senior with a minimum GPA of 3.25 at the end of junior year and planning to pursue either a degree at an accredited U.S. postsecondary academic institution or accredited career and technical training institution. Must be a U.S. citizen.

Deadline extended to April 30, 2020


St. John’s Episcopal Church – Louise Leland Clark Memorial Scholarship

Applicant should be a Chesterfield County high school student who plans to enroll in a post-secondary school or college with a concentration in the medical field.  The award is based on merit and need.


Gamma Delta Chapter of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. – Anna J. Steen Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating female high school student who plans to enter the field of business and/or other professions. The highly competitive award is conducted by the Eastern Region of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., and administered through the local chapters.


Gamma Delta Chapter of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. – Chapter Scholarship

Scholarship that will be awarded to a graduating female or male high school student who plans to enter the field of business and/or related field.  GPA of 2.5 or higher required.


Elmont Elementary Scholarship for Continuing Education

For a high school senior who attended Elmont Elementary School.  Minimum 3.0 GPA required.  A short essay is required.   


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.