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Recent Scholarships

Hanover Optimist Essay Contest

The contest is open to contestants under the age of 19 as of October 1st of the current Optimist International contest year (October 1 – September 30) and who have not yet completed secondary school or its equivalent, including CEGEP students in Québec, Canada. There is no minimum age. Students must enter in the District in which they reside (see application for additional information).


Virginia Zeta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship

Every two years Virginia Zeta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa awards a scholarship to a graduating high school senior. The recipient should be in good academic standing at their high school with the future goal of becoming an educator or working in the field of education.


Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (VIAAA) Scholarships

The Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (VIAAA) offers three scholarship opportunities to high school seniors in the State of Virginia who have participated in athletics at a Virginia High School League member school or Independent school.


The Young Leader Scholarship

River Run Law is proud to announce The Young Leader Scholarship to help support young professionals seeking to be a leader in their local community.

To assist in promoting young leadership within local communities, River Run Law is offering a $1,000 leadership scholarship to be put towards college education costs.

To qualify, candidates must be accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college.  An essay is required.



FIRST Chesapeake Women in STEM Scholarships

Eligibility: Scholarships available for women (high school juniors and seniors) currently registered with a FIRST team in the FIRST Chesapeake District (FTC or FRC in DC, Maryland and Virginia)


Virginia 811 Scholarship

Virginia 811 Scholarship Eligibility.

•  Applicant must have at least one parent or legal guardian who works full or part-time at a Virginia 811 Member Utility, works as a Utility Locator locating utilities in Virginia, or is a Professional Excavator who works in Virginia and whose company has successfully set up a Web Ticket Entry Account with Virginia 811.
•   Applicants must be Virginia residents and attend an accredited Virginia high school, public or private.
•  Applicants must be seniors at their respective high schools.
•   Applicants must have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher.
•   Applicants must be planning to attend either community college, an accredited trade school, or a four-year, accredited, college or university by the following fall after graduation.
•   Applicants must successfully complete the Basic C.A.R.E. Module (Training Only) as a “Homeowner” prior to applying for this scholarship and include a screenshot of the course completion screen in the Section 1-4 PDF (see PDF details in the Guidelines section).


Hanover Republican Women’s Club Scholarship

Available for a female candidate with strong leadership skills, community service, and political activities.


Headwaters Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) Scholarship

The Headwaters Soil & Water Conservation District Scholarship guidelines/criteria allow full-time students who have applied to a college undergraduate level curriculum to apply for the SWCD Scholarship Program. These scholarships are offered to graduating high school students as well as college students. Preference may be given to applicants who have not previously received a Headwaters SWCD scholarship.  Eligible applicants
must reside or attend school within the boundaries of the Headwaters SWCD (Augusta County, the City of
Staunton, or the City of Waynesboro).

Recipients are selected based on various criteria including: academic achievement, school and community involvement, interest in natural resources conservation, as well as financial need.

The District also screens applications and selects one application to forward on to the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (VASWCD) for consideration for one of the available VASWCD Educational Foundation, Inc. Scholarships.


Congressional Art Competition – 7th District

The competition is open to all high school students who either live or attend school in the Seventh District. The winner of our district’s competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol alongside artwork from other nation-wide contest winners, as well as being featured on the Congressional Art Competition web page.

Accepted Mediums for Artwork

  • Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.
  • Drawings: colored pencil, pencil, ink, marker, pastels, charcoal (it is recommended that charcoal and pastel drawings be fixed)
  • Collages: must be two-dimensional
  • Prints: lithographs, silkscreen, block prints
  • Mixed Media: use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, watercolor, etc.
  • Computer-generated art
  • Photographs


The Miriam “Ellen” Armstrong Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Cobra One Social Club, Inc., family, and friends to honor the life of
Miriam Ellen Armstrong and continue her legacy of excellence, generosity, and service.

• Must be a high school senior for the 2021-2022 academic year
• Must be a resident of Richmond, Chesterfield, Hanover, or Henrico, Virginia
• Provide a copy of unofficial transcripts with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
• Provide a summary of community service experience
• Provide a list of extracurricular activities and awards/achievements
• In a short essay, describe how COVID-19 has impacted your senior year of high school. Your essay
should be one full page, typed 12-inch font, and double-spaced