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Recent Scholarships

Southern States Scholarship Program

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

Eligible colleges in Virginia: Virginia Tech, Virginia State


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:

  • A current resume,
  • An academic transcript,
  • A letter of recommendation,
  • A 500-word essay 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.


Virginia Aviation Business Association (VABA) – Charles J. Colgan 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.   


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, two essays, letter of recommendation, a publicity release form, picture, and high school transcript are required.


Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia – C. Charles Vache Scholarship Fund

These scholarships are provided to assist low-income and minority college students in the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia.

First year students as well as returning college students are welcome to apply. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $2500 per academic year.


Spectra Venue Management (GRCC – Greater Richmond Convention Center) Scholarship

Formerly known as Global Spectrum, this company has a scholarship available to a graduating high school senior who will attend an accredited educational institution and plans to major in the field of Hospitality, Tourism, or Venue Management.  Contact high school counselor for more information.


American Legion Oratorical Contest

Created by the American Legion to impart leadership qualities, along with the ability to think and speak clearly and promote an understanding of the history of our nation’s laws and the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship.  State winners will move on to a national competition.

For more information regarding eligibility, rules, and contest schedules please contact:
(804) 883-7761 or (804) 789-8664.


Short Pump Ruritan Club Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, community service, and financial need.  If you live in the service area of these schools you may apply (even if you attend a private school or are home schooled):  Mills Godwin, Douglas Freeman, J.R. Tucker, Deep Run, Glen Allen or Hermitage.