Virginia Scholarships

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VMFA Visual Arts Fellowships – Graduate

The VMFA offers the VMFA Visual Arts Fellowships Graduate to graduate students who are professional artists and art and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline.

Amount
$6,000
Scholarships awarded
6 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 4
Winner announcement
February 2023

VMFA Visual Arts Fellowships – Undergraduate

The VMFA offers the VMFA Visual Arts Fellowships- Undergraduate of $4,000 to high school graduates and undergraduate students enrolled in art-related programs at accredited universities or colleges in Virginia.

Amount
$4,000
Scholarships awarded
8 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 4
Winner announcement
February 2023

Liberty University Academic Scholarship

Liberty University in Virginia offers the Liberty Academic Scholarship of three scholarship awards to undergraduate students enrolled at the university who require financial assistance to complete their education.

Amount
$1,750–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
November 30

ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship

ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship is an annual program to support undergraduate engineering students in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

EESI Future Climate Leaders Scholarship Program

Students at HBCUs can apply for up to $5,000 in awards each academic year to pursue programs related to environmental science, clean energy, and climate policy at EESI-accredited institutions.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.75
Deadline
January 1

InspirASIAN Scholarship Program

The InspirASIAN Scholarship Program awards $2,000 to qualifying high school senior and graduate students and undergraduate student in one of 18 states of InspirASIAN Chapter to complete their degrees.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
28 winners
Required GPA
3.4
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
May, 2022

InspirASIAN Scholarships

InspirASIAN National Scholarships and InspirASIAN State Scholarships are annual programs offering $2,000 and $1,000 to selected high school students for college studies.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
25 winners
Required GPA
3.4
Deadline
January 31

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship offers need-based scholarships of between $500 and $5,000 to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in accredited colleges in the U.S.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
48 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 7
Winner announcement
April 2023

American Electric Power Scholarship

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) offers the American Electric Power Scholarship to an eligible student enrolled in an ABET-accredited school who demonstrates an interest in power engineering.

Amount
$4,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 18
Winner announcement
by July 1

Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship Award

The Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship awards $2,000 to a graduate student studying acting or musical theater. Students who graduated from universities in the SETC region can apply.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Leighton M. Ballew Directing Award

SETC’s Leighton M. Ballew Directing Award provides one student with a $2,500 scholarship to study theater directing at a regionally accredited graduate school in the upcoming academic year.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
September 2023

Marian A. Smith Costume Scholarship Award

The Marian A. Smith Costume Scholarship awards $1,500 to a graduate student studying costume design or technology. Applicants must have studied or will study at an SETC region institution.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Robert Porterfield Scholarship Award

The Robert Porterfield Scholarship awards $2,000 to graduate students pursuing a degree in theatre. Applicants should have graduated from an undergraduate program at a university in the SETC region.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Steve Bayless Undergraduate Scholarship

The Steve Bayless Undergraduate Scholarship awards $2,000 to one high school senior in the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) region who will pursue studies in theater.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship

The Esperanza Education Fund Scholarship awards up to $20,000 is awarded to 12 immigrant high school graduates to pursue undergraduate programs of their choice in the U.S.

Amount
$1,000–$20,000
Scholarships awarded
12 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
August 30

VMDAEC Educational Foundation Scholarship

The VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation annually offers scholarships of $1,000 to high school seniors and graduates from Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware to pursue an undergraduate degree.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
June 1

William E. Wilson Scholarship Award

The William E. Wilson Scholarship awards $5,000 to a secondary school teacher pursuing graduate studies in theatre or speech and theatre. Applicants must be legal residents of any SETC state.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
July 2023

Graybar Construction Trades Scholarship

There are 50 opportunities worth $1,000 in the first year and renewable at $2,000 in the second year.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
50 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
May 1

Community Service Scholarships

Preparing for college is an exciting time, but it can also be an overwhelming undertaking, especially for students graduating during a pandemic.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
50 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 10
Winner announcement
July 2023

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

SAWF Scholarship Program

The Southern Automotive Women's Forum Scholarship Program provides scholarships between $1,000 and $5,000 to women enrolled or who plan to enroll in a STEM-related field.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 20
Winner announcement
July 28, 2023

Mary Blackwell Barnes Memorial Scholarship

The Mary Blackwell Barnes Memorial Scholarship Program offers five $1,000–$5,000 scholarships to undergraduates and postgraduates.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
25 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 31

Fourth Circuit Essay Contest

The United States Court Of Appeals For The Fourth Circuit offers the Fourth Circuit Essay Contest to high school students with awards of $1,000, $1,500, and $2,000.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 15
Winner announcement
August 2023

Study.com September Scholarships

The Study.com September Scholarships offer 30 students in any field of study from the United States or 25 specific states a $500 scholarship each to pursue their undergraduate studies.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
December

Virginia Scholarships

The state of Virginia is located in the eastern region of the U.S. The capital is Richmond, but the largest city is Virginia Beach. It is sometimes called the “Mother of States” or “the birthplace of the nation” because the first English settlement was set up here. It is known for being one of the eco-friendly leaders, its history, and its beautiful outdoors. Prospective students who are interested in studying in Virginia can look forward to on-campus activities, esteemed academic programs but also opportunities for tons of outdoor adventure.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Virginia?

  • University of Virginia

The University of Virginia is a public institution located in Charlottesville, VA. It was founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1818. It offers over 70 majors. There are also over 74 graduate programs, of which 10 are offered online that students can choose from. Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. Check out these art scholarships if you are interested in majoring in the arts. 

 

  • William & Mary

William & Mary is a public university located in Williamsburg, VA. It was founded in 1693 by King William III and Queen Mary II of England. The university offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and more than 10 graduate programs. It is highly regarded for its Law, Education, and Business schools. There are also more than 500 campus organizations for Columbia students to get involved in outside of the classroom. One of the most popular majors at William & Mary is Business administration and management. Have a look at these business scholarships if you are interested in majoring in business. 

 

  • Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a private institution located in Blacksburg, VA. This top school offers more than 150 majors to Virginia Tech students and 77 master’s programs for them to choose from. NYU also has more than 800-plus campus organizations for students to get involved in outside of the classroom. The most popular major at Virginia Tech is Management science, followed by Mechanical engineering.  Check out these engineering scholarships if you are interested in this area of study. 

Most popular majors in Virginia?

  1. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Engineering

Where does Virginia rank in education?

Virginia ranks 5th on the list of most educated states and 5th on our list of states with the best and worst public school systems. Read our Scholaroo data reports for more information on the different factors that affect the ranking.