CFG ScholarBank

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Recent Scholarships

The Sierra Jenkins Scholarship Fund

The Virginia Press Association’s charitable arm, the Virginia Press Foundation, has partnered with the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, to establish the Sierra Jenkins Scholarship Fund.

For students who are long-time residents of Virginia pursuing a degree in journalism or a degree in communications with a concentration in journalism at a four-year Virginia college or university. Applicants must be studying print or online/digital journalism. Preference will be given to African American/Black students or other historically marginalized racial or ethnic groups such as, but not limited to, Native American/Indigenous, Hispanic/Latinx, Middle Eastern, Asian and Pacific Islanders. This is a one-year, one-time only scholarship; it will not be renewed.


Richmond Visionary Scholarship

Applicant Criteria

  • African American

  • 2.5 GPA for need based award, 3.0 GPA for merit-based award

  • Currently enrolled in a Greater Richmond (Petersburg, Chesterfield, Charles City, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Powhatan, and City of Richmond) Area Public School as a graduating senior in good academic standing

  • Applicants must submit a letter of acceptance for the Fall 2024 enrollment period into an accredited, four-year undergraduate program.


Ashland Strawberry Faire – Norman Bugge Scholarship

The scholarship is in memory of Norman Bugge and awarded to a student attending Hanover Center for Trades and Technology.

All Hanover County Scholarship Program recipients are selected by the individual schools. If you are interested in pursuing one of these scholarships, please contact your school’s main office or guidance counselor for more information.



Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center (WCAC) College Art Scholarships

Each Spring, Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center awards Art Scholarships to Graduating seniors in the Williamsburg, James City County and Bruton District of York County School Districts, including home-schooled students residing in these districts.

The scholarships are awarded to the high school seniors who best demonstrate an ability in art and are planning to continue their education at the college level in the Fall with art as a major interest.


Eduardo L. Lopez Scholarship Foundation

A financial scholarship will be awarded to one (1) graduating high school senior within the Commonwealth of Virginia.   A viable candidate is one who displays leadership, ambition to succeed, and a desire to serve their community.

Application Requirements:

  • Must be a graduating senior from a high school within the Commonwealth of Virginia 

  • Acceptance Letter to a Two (2) Year College or Four (4) Year University/College 

  • Official High School Transcript 

  • 400 Word Essay 


Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Inc. – Kevin Dillard Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship

• You must be accepted at a fully accredited college or university or waiting acceptance at an
institution that meets these criteria.
• You or your parent must have been a member of the VAVRS, AVAVRS, or VAJVRS for at least 2
• Your Squad must be a member of the VAVRS
• You may not have received this scholarship before



First Act, First Look Screenplay Contest

First Act, First Look Screenplay Contest – Think your first act has what it takes to captivate an audience? Submit the first 30 pages of your feature script for the chance to win $500 from the Virginia Screenwriters Forum (VSF)!

This competition is open to any screenwriter, 18 or older, who has not earned or won $1,000 or more as a screenwriter or sold or optioned a script. Entering the competition constitutes permission to use the winners’ names and likenesses for publicity and promotions with no additional compensation.

For the contest, VSF is partnering with James River Writers (JRW), an acclaimed organization connecting, supporting and inspiring writers in central Virginia and beyond. JRW provides programming year-round to help writers at all skill levels develop their craft as well as the business side of their work.


The Askew Scholarship Program

The Askew Scholarship Program is provided through the generosity of the
Askew/Harrington families and awarded by Corinth United Methodist Church
Scholarship Committee. Scholarships are awarded annually to individuals who grew up
in or presently reside on the east side of Richmond (i.e.. Eastern Henrico, New Kent,
Varina, Sandston, etc.) who are in degree programs or post degree programs that
address the root causes of violence and create change. This would include, but not be
limited to: the fields of criminal justice, international relations, education, psychology,
interreligious studies, ethics, peace studies, conflict resolution, social work and ministry.


Virginia Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (VMATYC)-Glenn Fox Memorial Mathematics and Computer Science Scholarship

The VMATYC Glenn Fox memorial Mathematics and Computer Science Scholarship Committee is seeking qualified applicants for the 2024-25 academic year. The scholarship award is for $1000 per semester (Fall 2024 and Spring 2025). Applicants must intend to major in mathematics, computer science, or mathematics education and demonstrate potential for success in any of these areas. Preference will be given to those candidates who intend to teach mathematics or computer science. Applicants must complete the application below and provide unofficial transcripts, and two letters of recommendation.


Virginia Christmas Tree Growers Association (VCTGA) Scholarship

Virginia Christmas Tree Growers Association (VCTGA)
is an association of professional Christmas tree growers
interested in the expansion of the farming industry by
growing and marketing quality trees. Through
support of research and education, they strive to improve the numbers, quality and types of trees
available to the fresh tree market.
Two $1,000 educational scholarships will be awarded annually to students who are furthering their
educations through attendance at accredited colleges or universities. The scholarships are
available to rising juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in forestry or horticulture