March 2015 - Newport News Public Schools

NEWPORT NEWS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
High School Scholarship Bulletin – March 2015
Listed below are brief details of scholarships and procedures for applying. Additional information, procedures, and applications may be
found in the School Counseling Office – College Career Center
For additional assistance contact your high school’s College & Career Specialist
DO NOT WAIT UNTIL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE TO REQUEST TRANSCRIPT: FIVE WORKING DAYS MUST BE ALLOWED FOR
PROCESSING OF TRANSCRIPTS. NOTE: Spring Break is April 6-10! For all scholarships with a due date during break or the
week following break, transcripts must be requested no later than March 30th.
SCHOLARSHIPS
1st Advantage Federal
Credit Union “Director’s
Scholarship Program”
AAA Tidewater
Automobile Association
J. Theron "Tim"
Timmons Scholarship
AABE - American
Association of Blacks in
Energy
DEADLINE
April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015
AMOUNT
[email protected]$2000.00
$5000.00
ELIGIBILITY
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Senior
Dependent 1st Advantage Credit Union member or member self
Attend 2 year, 4 year, 2 year vocational, or training school fulltime
Statement
Selection based on need , academics, additional activities, statement
Letters of recommendation
http://www.1stadvantage.org/life-shared/about-us/2015-directorsscholarships.html
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Applicant must be a high school senior, citizen of the United States and
parent or legal guardian is member of Tidewater AAA
GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
must demonstrate financial need,
Eligible or accepted for admission to an accredited institution of higher
learning in Virginia.
http://www.tidewater.aaa.com/home/automotive/driver-education/teenprograms/aaa-scholarship-program.html
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March 27, 2015
Local [email protected] $1000.00
Regional $3000.00
National $5000.00
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Senior, African American, Hispanic, Native American
Minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA
Major business, physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics
Essay
Transcript & Test scores
2 letters of recommendation
Visit your College and Career Center for more information
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DEADLINE
AMOUNT
ACT-SO
NAACP sponsored AfroAcademic, Cultural,
Technical and Scientific
Olympics
Application due
April 3, 2015
Local winners = Allexpense paid trip to
National Competition
National winners =
Prizes and Scholarships
AFSA Scholarship
Program
April 1, 2015
[email protected]$2,000.00
ELIGIBILITY
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High School 9-12
African-American Decent
29 categories from Stem, Humanities, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Business, to
Culinary
May compete in up to 3 categories
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
Read the "Fire Sprinkler Essay about automatic fire sprinklers.
Complete registration page with all requested information.
Take a ten-question multiple-choice test.
Each student is allowed only one opportunity to take the online test.
http://www.afsascholarship.org/hsinformation.html
American Helicopter
Society
April 1, 2015
American Institute of
Aeronautics &
Astronautics
March 27, 2015
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Sorority, Lambda
Omega Chapter
2015 Scholarships
March 20, 2015
Armenian Education
Center Scholarship
Athnet Sports
Recruiting, Inc.
Scholarship
April 1, 2015
June 1, 2015
$2,000.00
[email protected] $2000.00
[email protected] $1000.00
$1000.00
$1000.00
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Completed application
1-3 page essay
Transcript
SAT/ACT test scores
2 letters of reference
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Essay on the proposed area of study in engineering, physical science, or applied
science and its relation to aerospace;
GPA and SAT or ACT
Letter of recommendation
Record of extracurricular activities.
www.tinyurl.com/AIAAHRSScholarship
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Grades 9-12
Essay based on provided prompt
Specific guidelines provided
http://www.armenian-educationcenter.org/home/scholarships.html
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Current or former athlete at high school or college level
Essay
Personal Bio
http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm
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 Senior, Female
 3.0 minimum GPA
 2 letters of recommendation
 Short essay
 Photo
 6 scholarships for any institution of higher learning, 1 to be used at an HBCU
Visit your College and Career Center for more information
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DEADLINE
AYN Rand Educational
Essay Contest
Anthem
March 20, 2015
AYN RAND EDUCATION
Essay Contest
(Submit essays online)
The
Fountainhead
April 26, 2015
AMOUNT
1st: $2,000
5 2nd @ $500
10 [email protected]: $200
45 [email protected]: $50
175 semifinal @: $30
Various award amounts
Bohlale Baheti &
Charity Cub 2015
Academic Scholarship
May 31, 2015
$500.00
C. Waldo Scott Center
for H.O.P.E. Board of
Trustees Scholarship
April 10, 2015
Amount to be
determined
March 31, 2015
20 Contest winners3 Day Mentorship
Program with Steve
Harvey & $5000.00
scholarship
1 sweepstakes
winner @$1000.00
Coca-Cola 2015 Pay It
Forward Contest &
Social Share
Sweepstakes
ELIGIBILITY
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8 , 9 , 10 graders
600-1200 words in length
www.aynrandeducation.com
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11 and 12 graders
Essay must be between 800 and 1,600 words in length
www.aynrandeducation.com
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Senior
Female African American
2.75 Minimum GPA
20 hours Community Service
3 Letters Recommendation
Essay
Visit you College & Career Center for more information
Senior attend any Newport News High School
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Essay
Attend college , university, or post-secondary school
www.scottcenter.org
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Nominees grades 9-12
Self-nominee or eligible nominee @ www.coke.com/payitforward
Upload short essay
May enter contest and then may enter sweepstakes per directions see:
www.coke.com/payitforward
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Open to all high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll
within 12 months. Account required
Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States. International students with
valid visas are also eligible.
Only one entry allowed per person per month. A new winner will be chosen every
month.
https://collegeprowler.com/scholarship/apply.aspx
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College Prowler No
Essay Scholarship
Monthly awards
$2000.00 awarded
monthly
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David Brian Bullock
Scholarship
DEADLINE
April 10, 2015
AMOUNT
Up to $ 5000
(nomination)
Delta Kappa Gamma
Daughters of the
Cincinnati
Delta Sigma Theta
Denbigh Alumnae
Chapter (3 General )
Delta Sigma Theta
Denbigh Alumnae :
Chapter Yvonne
Venable Memorial
Scholarship
March 20, 2015
March 15, 2015
April 5, 2015
April 5, 2015
$500
To be announced
[email protected] $1000.00
ELIGIBILITY
 Senior/ nomination
 Financial need
 Scholastic achievement indicative of ability to pursue post high school studies
 2 letters of recommendations
 SAT scores
See your College & Career Specialist for nomination procedures at your school
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Newport News Resident
Senior
Male or Female
Entering field of Education
2 letters of recommendation
Essay
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Senior
African American Female
3.0 GPA minimum
3 letters of recommendation
College /Institute of Higher Learning Acceptance letter
Short Essay
Visit you College & Career Center for more information
Senior
African American Female
Major Education
3.0 GPA minimum
3 letters of Recommendation
College /Institute of Higher Learning Acceptance letter
Essay
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
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1 @ $1000.00
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Visit your College & Career Center for more information
Senior, Daughter of career commissioned military officer
Transcript & SAT or ACT scores
Letter of recommendation
SAR (Student Aid ) Report & tax return
Fillable /printable application on website
http://www.daughters1894.org/scholarships2.htm
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SCHOLARSHIPS
DEADLINE
AMOUNT
Delta Sigma Theta
Newport News
Newport News
Alumnae Chapter
April 3, 2015
To be announced
Dochiki Wives Auxiliary
& Dochiki & Social
Club, Inc.
April 1,2015
2 @ $1000.00
George Washington
Carver High school
Alumni Association
“Marie L. Holland Award”
April 30, 2015
Amount to be
determined
G. Wesley Raney, Jr.
Scholarship
Good Neighbor
Pharmacy Scholarship
Program
April 17, 2015
April 11, 2015
$5000.00
[email protected] $2500.00
4 @ $1000.00
ELIGIBILITY
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Senior
3 letters of Recommendation ( 1 counselor, 2 teachers)
Bibliographical sketch
Financial need maybe considered
Visit You college & Career Center more information
Resident of Newport News or Hampton
GPA 2.5 to 3.5
College acceptance letter
Financial need
2 letters of Recommendation
Essay
Interview selected finalist
Visit your college and Career Center for more information.
Senior
College or Technical School
Financial Need Considered
Extra-curricular
Visit your College and Career Center for More information
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Senior
Will attend fulltime a 2 yr. or 4yr. approved post-secondary institution
Academically competitive
Financial need considered
School & community participation important
3 letters of recommendation (counselor, instructor/teacher, additional
church/community
Visit you College & career Center for more information
Senior
Submit application & documents at your local Good Neighbor Pharmacy
2 Letters of Recommendation
Essay
Extra-curricular Activities
Visit your College and Career Center for more information or your nearest Good
Neighbor Pharmacy
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SCHOLARSHIPS
Hampton Roads Black
Media Professionals
Journalism/Media
Scholarship
Hampton Roads Buffalo
Soldier Motorcycle Club
“2015 Gidwood Sutton Sr.
Memorial Scholarship”
Hampton Roads
Chapter of the
American Logistics
Association
Hampton Roads Dream
High Inc. “Erica Nicola
James Educational
Scholarship Fund “
DEADLINE
April 20, 2015
April 1, 2015
March 31, 2015
May 22, 2015
AMOUNT
Scholarships $500.00$1000.00
$500.00
10 @ $1500.00
3 @ $500
ELIGIBILITY
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Senior
African-American
4 yr. college
Pursue Journalism or Media Related Career
2.5 GPA minimum
At least 2 letters of Recommendation
Essays
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
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African American male or female
Minimum GPA 3.5
Provide letter of college acceptance
3 letters of recommendation
Financial affidavit
Essay
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Natural or legally adopted child of active -duty, inactive/active -duty
reserves or retired military personnel or resale employees to grade
Captain/Colonel equivalent and/or grade 12 or members of the Hampton
Roads ALA who reside in the Hampton Roads area.
top 35% of class and have a minimum GPA of 3.0
Copy of Federal Tax Form 1040 for any/all person(s) providing financial
support to the applicant
Copy of transcript & SAT or ACT
Letters of recommendation from faculty and/ or community leaders
http://www.ala-hamptonroads.org/scholarship
GPA of 3.0 or above
Proof of involvement in community activities
2 letters of recommendations – 1 from HS & 1 from church officer
An official copy of the high school transcript
Demonstrated leadership skills
Involvement in community activities
An essay containing no more than 300 words
Topic “” W hy I Chose This Career Goal “
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
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http://www.npsk12.com/scholarship/sfiles/2015%20Buffalo%20Soldiers_jJ
TAs.pdf
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SCHOLARSHIPS
Hampton Roads
Orthopaedics & Sport
Medicine
Hampton University
Nurses Alumni
Association Hampton
on Chapter
DEADLINE
April 1, 2015
March 30, 2015
AMOUNT
5 @ $1000.00
$1000.00
ELIGIBILITY
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Senior
3.5 GPA minimum
SAT 1800 or ACT 25 min imum
2 letters of recommendation
Extracurricular Activities
Essay
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Senior
Major Nursing
Financial need
Attend (any) a 4 yr. college or university
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Short Essay
2 letters of recommendation ( 1 from community , 1 from High School school)
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent)
Be a US citizen OR legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or
passport stamped I-551
Be pursuing or plan to pursue your first undergraduate or graduate degree
Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student
Aid (FAFSA)
Plan to enroll full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student in a degree seeking
program at a US accredited institution in the US, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, or
Guam in the upcoming academic year.
Apply Online at www.hsf.net
Senior Newport News or Hampton Public Schools
2.5 GPA minimum
SAT or ACT scores
2 or 4 year college or 2 year trade school
Short essay
3 letters of Recommendation
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
Applicant must have a “qualifying” Ferguson parent who is employed full-time (a
minimum of 30 hours per week) with at least two full years of consecutive service as
of the application deadline
Special Note: Children of Ferguson officers, directors, headquarters department
heads, and general managers are NOT eligible.
https://pcfva.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx
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HISPANIC
SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Huntington High School
Alumni Association
Ferguson Enterprises
Scholarship
Various Dates
Various amounts
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Dead line
Extended:
March 16, 2015
March 14, 2015
Amount to be
determined
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https://www.hrosm.com/about-us
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Jack and Jill of
American Foundation
DEADLINE
June 1, 2015
AMOUNT
Up to $2500.00
ELIGIBILITY
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Senior, African American
3.0 GPA minimum
Attend 4 yr. college
Community Service
https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/2b305f93-ee11-4af1-bc13e8ed9f061669
Applicants must be a member of a credit union in the Tidewater Chapter of Credit
Unions.
To be a member you must have an account in your name and not a joint member
with someone else. If you are not sure if your credit union is a member, please ask
them prior to filling out this application.
. A completed application includes - transcripts, tax return from 1040 from 2014; and
application form pages 1 through 3 filled out completely and signed.
Visit your College and Career Center for more information
Selection is based on academics, community service, and writing skill
3.0 GPA or higher
Restricted family income
2 letters of recommendation
High school picture
500-1000 word essay
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
Senior Male
Attend a HBC
2.3 to 3.0 Minimum GPA (8 different scholarships with varying GPA requirements)
820-900 SAT minimum (8 different scholarships with varying GPA requirements)
2 Letters of Recommendation
Photo
Other requirements based on individual scholarship
Visit your College and Career Center for more information
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Senior - African American Males
2 or 4 year college fall 2015
2 letters of recommendation (see form)
Essay
Photo
www.ques-kii.org
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Jack E. O’Connor
Scholarship Tidewater
Chapter of Credit
Unions
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April 17, 2015
$1000.00
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Janice M. Scott
Memorial Scholarship
Fund
March , 23 2015
$2,500.00
Kappa Alpha Psi
Fraternity HamptonNewport News Alumni
Chapter
March 31, 2015
[email protected] $500 to $2000.00
Kappa Iota Iota Omega
Psi Phi “Col Charles
Young Scholarship”
April 4, 2015
3:00pm
Several @ amounts to
be determined
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SCHOLARSHIPS
Langley Federal Credit
Union “Jean M. Yokum
Scholarship Program”
Les Hommes Education
Foundation Inc.
DEADLINE
April 24, 2014
March 31, 2015
AMOUNT
4 @ $5000.00
$1500
ELIGIBILITY
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Senior
Will attend accredited college, university, trade or vocational
Applicant member Langley prior to 12/31/2014
3.0 GPA minimum
SAR (Student Aid Report) Essay
2 letters recommendation
SAT or ACT
https://www.langleyfcu.org
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Possess a minimum of 2.5 GPA
Submit a completed application including a 500 word essay
Submit 2 letter of recommendation
Submit a list of school and community activities
Submit an official high transcript( respective HS seal)
Matriculate in an accredited 4 year college or university and be enrolled full time
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Linda Z. Wenzel
Memorial Scholarship
Fund
April ,13 2015
$1,000.00
Lions of Virginia
District 24-D
Denbigh Lion’s Club
Scholarship
May 8th, 2015
$1000.00
Mary Marshall Nursing
Scholarship Program
June 1, 2015
Various amounts
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http://leshommesfoundation.org/?page_id=871
Must pursue business or marketing degree
Resident of Newport News
At least a 2.5 GPA
Essay
Letter of recommendation
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
Denbigh and Woodside High Senior only
2 yr. , 4yr. College or Accredited Trade School
Academically Selective
Letter of recommendation
Essay
Community Service
School, Church, and other Organization involvement considered
Visit the Denbigh or Woodside College and Career Center for more information
Residency in VA for at least 1 year
Acceptance or enrollment as a full-time/part-time student in a School of Nursing in
VA
GPA at least 3.0
Financial Need
Application will not be available online until May 1, 2015. Application must be
typed and mailed. For details see website below:
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/OMHHE/primarycare/incentives/nursing/rn_guidelines
.htm
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Mary Immaculate
Hospital Auxiliary
National Naval Officers
Association Tidewater
Chapter “ Vice Admiral
Samuel Gravely
Scholarship”
Newport News Council
of PTA
Newport News Club
National Association of
Negro Business &
Professional Women’s
Club, INC.
Omega Psi Phi
Fraternity (Alpha Alpha
Chapter-M.C. Calloway
Memorial Scholarship)
Peninsula Community
Foundation of Virginia
DEADLINE
AMOUNT
April 15, 2015
1 @ $1500.00
2 @ $1000.00
st
March 31, 2015
April 13, 2015
April 4, 2015
April 25, 2015
1 @ $2500.00
2nd @ $1500.00
3rd @ $1000.00
4 @ $500.00
Amount to Be
Announced
Amount to Be
Announced
ELIGIBILITY
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3 letters of reference
Essay
Must pursue a career in healthcare
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Newport News student
Selected based on academic, extra-curricular and dedicated to the advancement of
education
College or technical school
Interview for finalists
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
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Senior
Minimum 2.5 GPA
Attend Institution of Higher Learning
3 letters of recommendation
Short essay
Visit your College and Career Center for more information
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Senior
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Copy of Official High School Transcript; Official SAT minimum 950/ ACT minimum 21
Application must be reviewed and signed by your Guidance Counselor
2 letters of recommendations – these letters should be 250 words & typed (1 from
faculty and 1 community leader)
Attach a small head shot photo
Visit Your College & Career Center for more information
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April 14, 2015
Amount to be
Determined
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Visit your College & Career Center for more information
Senior
3.0 GPA minimum
Attend 4 year college
Essay
Visit your College & Career Center for More information
Senior
3.0
Participation in community and school activities
Financial need
https://pcfva.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx
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Peninsula Italian
American Lodge #
2145 “Gino A. Canale
Memorial Scholarship”
Peninsula Sports Club
SunTrust Off to College
Scholarship
Sweepstakes
DEADLINE
April 10, 2015
March 16, 2015
September to
May
AMOUNT
ELIGIBILITY
$ 500-$750
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Senior
Italian Heritage not required
Extracurricular/Work/ Honors/ recognition Resume’
Essay
College Acceptance
Letter of Recommendation ( form provided)
Visit your College & Career Center for more infomation
$1000.00
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Senior
Has made a contribution to athletics and community
Will not receive an athletic scholarship
3 letters of recommendation
Must have received at least 2 varsity letters
Participated 2 years in varsity sports too include senior year
Essay
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
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High School Seniors & College Undergrads register October to May for drawings
every two weeks
One entry per drawing - but you may enter every drawing once
Details www.offtocollege.info
30 @ $500
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Thomas Nelson
Community College
Educational Foundation
Scholarships
Nomination
April 1 for Fall
semester sessions
$100- $1,200.00
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Completed application
Graduating senior of one of the public high schools in the TNCC service area,
Minimum high school GPA of 2.5;
Enrolled and maintain full-time student status.
Letter of recommendation written by a teacher; and
Statement of nomination, usually written by the student’s guidance counselor, not to
exceed two single-spaced typewritten pages
See your College and Career Specialist for nomination procedures at your school
http://dev8.tncc.edu/students/financial-information/scholarships/scholarships-offered-tncc
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DEADLINE
AMOUNT
ELIGIBILITY
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Thomas Nelson
Community College
Educational Foundation
Scholarships
Tidewater Soaring
April 1 for Fall
semester sessions
$100- $1,200.00
March 15, 2015
Flight instruction
March 31, 2015
25 @ $2500
Virginia Credit Union
The Thomas Nelson Educational Foundation, Inc., offers a variety of scholarship
opportunities to students with diverse interests and backgrounds. Students may learn about
eligibility criteria and application procedures on the College Financial Aid website.
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A standard scholarship application form is required for most scholarship opportunities.
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The application form is found in the scholarship booklet which can be obtained from the
Thomas Nelson Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, the Office of Development or
printed directly from online version of the scholarship booklet.
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One application may be used to apply for up to five (5) scholarships per semester.
http://tncc.edu/students/financial-information/scholarships/scholarships-offered-tncc
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Applicants between 14-20 years
Applicants must be highly motivated to fly
Selection process is based on financial need, interest in aviation and commitment to
the program
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Letter of reference
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Essay
http://www.tidewatersoaring.org/scholarships.html
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Minimum GPA 3.0
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Community service and volunteer work
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Hours devoted to help to work to help with the cost of education
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Extra-curricular activities
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Essay
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http://www.vacu.org
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Resident of Virginia, or related to a resident of Virginia
Minimum GPA 3.0
Must be sponsored by a member of the society or a teacher
Essay
www.VirginiaMayflower.org
Senior
Essay
Each applicant must conduct phone or in person interview with female of the General
Assembly of Commonwealth of Virginian and one female judge who presides in a Virginia
Circuit, General district or Juvenile & Domestic Court
Visit your College and Career Center for more information
High School senior or College student
Virginia Residence
3 letters of Recommendation
Essay
Counselor form
http://vspma.org/scholarship/
Virginia Mayflower
Society
March 15, 2015
$1,620.00
Virginia Association of
Women Judges (VAWJ)
April 3, 2015
$1000.00
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Virginia School Plant
Manager 2015
Scholarship
April 1, 2015
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SCHOLARSHIPS
DEADLINE
AMOUNT
Virginians for Integrity
in Government
May 1, 2015
1st place- $2,000.00
Runners up- $1,000.00
Wadell Parker
Scholarship
March 15, 2015
Amount to be
determined
Wayne D. Lett Scholar
Program
March 13, 2015
$8,000.00
March 23, 2015
$500 - $1000.00
March 13, 2015
$1000.00
W.H. Gray Men’s
Ministry Scholarship,
The second Calvary
Baptist Church
Willard G. Plentl,
Sr. Aviation
Scholarship
Woodside High School
PTSA Senior
Scholarship
April 17, 2015
-Minimum of 2
awarded -Amount to
be determined
ELIGIBILITY
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Essay about a living Virginia hero
“Hero” can be an elected official, teachers, relative, or any other citizen
Must submit via email to [email protected]
http://chs.ccps.us/files/2015/01/Scholarship-Essay-Contest.pdf
Senior or current college student
2.5GPA minimum
Essay
2 Letters of Recommendation
Visit your College and Career specialist for more information
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Student must pursue teaching and make a commitment to teach in Newport News
Public Schools
At least a 2.5 GPA
Extracurricular activities and community service
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
Senior , Male
Attending Hampton Roads High School
2.5minimum GPA
3 Letters of Recommendation
Attend 4 yr. Institution of higher Learning
Essay
www.secondcalvarybaptistchurch.org
Minimum GPA 3.5
Statement of Financial Need
http://www.doav.virginia.gov/scholarship_plentl.htm
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Woodside Senior only
Senior – themselves, must be member of PSTA
Acceptance to 2 or 4 yr. college
Minimum 2.5 GPA
3 letters of recommendation
Essay
Visit Woodside’s College & Career Center for more information
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SCHOLARSHIPS
Zeta Omicron Chapter
Omega Psi Phi
Fraternity “ John Lewis
Memorial Scholarship”
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority,
Alpha Beta Zeta
Chapter
DEADLINE
AMOUNT
May 1, 2015
[email protected] $1000.00
March 31, 2015
$1000.00
ELIGIBILITY
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Senior
African American Male
2.5 GPA minimum
3 letters of Recommendation
Essay
SAT/ ACT scores
Color photo
www.mightyzo.com/scholarship
Graduate Hampton or Newport News High School
Senior Female
2.5 GPA Minimum
Attend 4 year Institution
Documented Community Service
Financial Need
2 letters of Recommendation
Cover letter
Visit your College & Career Center for more information
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