Scholarships

NEW!  Discover® Student Loans is giving away $100,000 in scholarships.  Students can get tips and resources on paying for college and enter for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship award.  No purchase or student loan necessary.  Enter now at CollegeCovered.com/Assist.

MAY 2016

LAST CHANCE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS!

Junior – Senior Scholarship Newsletter

-Transcript request forms are should accompany all transcript requests, and are available in the Counseling office & online

-Be sure to give your teachers & counselors a 2 week notice when requesting recommendations & transcripts

-Be sure to check university websites for school/major specific scholarships


There is a link at the end of this list if you want to print a copy in word!

 

10 Words or Less Scholarship      

Deadline: June 30, 2016

Award: $1,000

*Applications can be found at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10959/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

A.C.E. (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Award: $10,000

Criteria: This award recognizes students who have overcome great physical, emotional, or social obstacles to achieve high school graduation.  The award strives to demonstrate that hard work really does pay off.

 

The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program

This “Constitutional Speech Contest” aims to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the USA.  This program is open to all high and middle school students.  Awards range from $600-$18,000. More details are available in the guidance office.

 

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Award: $1,000

Criteria: Applicants must be interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

*More information please visit http://www.animationcareerreview.com/

 

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Award: $1,000

Criteria: Applicants must be interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

*More information please visit www.fashion-schools.org. 

 

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Deadline:  June 30, 2016.

Award: $1,000

Criteria: This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.  This scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare.

 * Interested students should visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage.

 

 

«Event Zone Scholarship                      NEW SCHOLARSHIP!!!

Deadline: May 14, 2016

Award: $1,000

Criteria: Scholarship applicants will be considered based on the folowing criteria: dedication to learning and practicing their art; commitment to a future in the arts; level of skill in an art form; self-expression in words and art; and personal responsibility in art and life.  Art categories include Music, Performing Arts, and Visual Arts.  This is NOT a financial need based scholarship!

 

Discover Colleges

Enter the scholarship drawing to win a $2000 private college scholarship.  Discover College.com offers various services to college seekers.  More info on colleges and drawing at www.DiscoverColleges.com

 

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2016

Award: $500

Criteria:  Applicants must submit a short story and have a cumulative GPA of a 2.5 or greater.

*For more details please visit:  http://usedforkliftsvirginia.com/

 

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program      

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Award: Up to $2,500

Criteria: Applicants must exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree program at an accredited non-profit community college in the United States.  Apply online at:  application.horatioalger.org

 

«Kyle E. Thornhill Sr. Scholarship- Campbell County Branch NAACP                                 EXTENDED DEADLINE!  APPLY TODAY! 

Deadline: May 18, 2016

Award: $1,000

Criteria: Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and should compose an essay describing knowledge of the NAACP, career goals, how community service has played a part in shaping those goals, and/or any challenge or obstacle the student has overcome and how that experience will help you succeed in college and beyond.

 

LGMD Awareness Scholarship        

Deadline: May 25, 2016

Award: $3,000

Criteria: This scholarship is designed to reward students who teach others about Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophies (LGMD).  There are two scholarship categories, merit-based and social media based.  Applications can be found at: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10914/lgmd_awareness_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

Lowe’s Scholarship & The Carl Buchan Scholarship

Seniors and undergraduate students with a minimum 3.25 GPA should visit http://careers.lowes.com/college_recruiting_scholarship for scholarship details and application information.

 

«Lynchburg Regional SHRM Inc. Scholarship      

Deadline: May 11, 2016- To Miss Crie or Mrs. Herndon

Award: $500

Criteria:  For this scholarship, applicants will need to write a 200-word essay on some aspect of Human Resources.  Students wising to apply for this scholarship do not need to be going into the field of Human Resources but should be able to demonstrate some knowledge of the profession.

 

«The Main Act Theatre Troupe Scholarship        

Deadline: TBA

Award: $500

Criteria: Applicants should be entering college in and arts program.  Eligible art programs include majors in theater, art, vocal performance, music, and sound/ lighting technology.  Scholarship applications now available in the Guidance Office!

 

 

Mark A. Forester Scholarship         

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Award: $1,000

Criteria:  Applicants must write a 300-500 word essay explaining how they go about honoring America’s military heroes.  Applications can be found at:

http://www.rockymountainmattress.com/company/mark-a-forester-scholarship.php

 

«Rustburg Garden Club Scholarship                             EXTENDED DEADLINE!  APPLY NOW!

Deadline: May 6, 2016        

Criteria:  Applicants should be good stewards of the earth have a desire to preserve and improve our environment for future generations.  Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and have plans to attend a two or four year college or university.  Student interests should include: horticulture, agricultural education, forestry, plant sciences, oceanography, environmental conservation or other related fields.  An essay and recommendations are required. 

NOTE:  This scholarship is specifically for Rustburg High School students!

 

SP Scholarship

Award: $10,000

* For more information visit: http://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13400/sp_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

SunTrust Off to College Sweepstakes

Deadline: Students should enter their name every 2 weeks from October 25th thru May 15th                          

Award: $500                                                                                                                                                                   

Criteria: Names will be chosen every 2 weeks. Details at offtocollege.info

 

Sussle

Sussle collects the best content by topic.  Submit by entering info on topics you know about.  Awards are given out monthly, so enter often.  Details at http://sussle.org/scholarship

 

University Tutor Scholarship     

Award: $1,000

Criteria: University Tutor holds a monthly college scholarship contest where students write a short essay in response to a monthly prompt. University Tutor staff reviews the submitted essays at the end of the month and one winner is chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest

 

Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship Contest

Award: $1,000

Criteria: Essay prompts change monthly. Students are encouraged to continue to participate until they win. Winners are selected by judges and social media participation.  Details online at www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

 

WACE 
Students interested in pursuing a vocational type program should visit www.waceinc.org for scholarship details.

 

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship       

Deadline: May 10, 2016

Award: $500

Criteria: This scholarship is designed for African American females with a 2.5 GPA or higher.  All applicants should include any high school activities and community involvement that is focused on service to minority and underserved populations.

 


Ċ
Regina Harris,
Nov 17, 2015, 10:55 AM
Ċ
Regina Harris,
Sep 29, 2015, 4:43 AM
Ċ
Regina Harris,
Apr 21, 2016, 9:31 AM
Ċ
Regina Harris,
Feb 2, 2016, 12:25 PM
Ċ
Regina Harris,
May 5, 2016, 10:31 AM
Ċ
Regina Harris,
Mar 4, 2016, 11:20 AM
Ċ
Regina Harris,
Mar 25, 2016, 7:06 AM
Ċ
Regina Harris,
Feb 2, 2016, 12:24 PM