Scholarships A-K

College Scholarships A thru K, Descriptions, Providers, Eligible Recipients

 
 

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Scholarships A-K

Colleges Scholarships A-K Listed and Described

College Financial Aid Scholarships & Guidance

Financial Aid and Scholarships have guidelines, rules, restrictions, and requirements. The amount of the award varies. For help understanding the application process, see the Mrs. Dotson or Mrs. Salyers  in the Guidance Office.

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Links To Information On This Page

ETSU

Academic Performance

Any College

ACT High School Poster Contest

UVA-Wise

Addington - The Luther and Lou Emma Addington

UVA-Wise

Addington History Award

Any College

AES Engineers

Any College

AHEAD in Virginia Student Scholarship

UVA-Wise

Aker - The Thomas A. Aker, Sr. and Minnie Ruth Aker

Any College

Alexander Hamilton Citizenship Achievement Award

Any College

Alpha Natural Resources Career & Technical

Any College

Alpha Natural Resources Engineering

Any College

Alpha Natural Resources General

Any College

Alpha Natural Resources Sons & Daughters

Any College

Alpha’s Natural Resources High School

Any College

American Civil Liberties Union Youth Activist

Any College

America's Homecoming Queen

ACP

Appalachian College of Pharmacy

UVA-Wise

Appalachian Regional Healthcare

ALS

Appalachian School of Law

ETSU

Armentrout - Mr. and Mrs. Herbert C. Armentrout

UVA-Wise

Asbury - Morton Asbury

UVA-Wise

Athletic Grants-in-Aid

UVA-Wise

Bank of America

ETSU

Bare-Wade Endowed For Education

Any College

Beat the Odds

King College

Bell

Berea

Berea 4-Year Tuition

Any College

Best Buy

UVA-Wise

Bevins - The Samuel Erik Bevins

UVA-Wise

Bolling - The Kermit A. and Hattie L. Bolling

Berea

Bonner Scholars Award

King College

Bonner Scholars Award

UVA-Wise

Botts - The Frances Elam Botts and Stanley Horton Botts

UVA-Wise

Bristol Herald Courier Journalism

UVA-Wise

Bryant - The Blanche Dean Bryant Memorial Award

ETSU

Byrd - Dr. Montess Byrd Memorial

Any College

Byrd - Robert C. Byrd Honors

UVA-Wise

Campbell - Stephen D. Campbell Memorial

Any College

Career-Technical Education Student

UVA-Wise

Chancellor's Merit

UVA-Wise

Chemistry Alumni

UVA-Wise

Cherry - Dr. Thomas Miller Cherry Nancy Flanary Cherry

UVA-Wise

Clinch Valley College History Fund

UVA-Wise

Clinch Valley Medical Center

Any College

Coca Cola

UVA-Wise

Cohen - Sylvia Stone Cohen Commonwealth

UVA-Wise

Cohen Family Award

UVA-Wise

Cohen Family Memorial Fund

UVA-Wise

Colgate - The Colgate Darden

Any College

College for Students with Parents with Disabilities

UVA-Wise

Collier - The Dana Collier Memorial Award

UVA-Wise

Colyer Family

UVA-Wise

Cooper - The Russell P. Cooper

Any College

Create A Greeting Card $10,000 Annual

UVA-Wise

Cummins - The Ralph & Carolyn Cummins

UVA-Wise

Davidson - The Richard A. Davidson

Hampden Sydney

Davis Fellowship at Hampden Sydney

Any College

Dolly Dowell Southwest Counselors Association

Dominion Univ.

Dominion Memorial Scholarship Award

UVA-Wise

E. L. B.

ETSU

East Tennessee Engineering Assoc. Council (ETEAC)

ETSU

East Tennessee State University

UVA-Wise

Elkins - The William Bradley Elkins

Any College

Ella Agnew (Nursing

Any College

Elna J. Robinson Business

Emory & Henry

E&H Academic Merit

Emory & Henry

E&H John Emory

Emory & Henry

E&H Scholarships and Grants

Emory & Henry

E&H Service Scholarships

Any College

Environment & Sustainability by BVU & Alpha

ETSU

ETSU College of Education Endowment

ETSU

ETSU Retirees Association

UVA-Wise

Faculty Awards for Athletics

Ferrum

Ferrum College Annual Awards

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Workshop

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Workshop Wise Co. Super Sat. at UVA-Wise

UVA-Wise

Flanary - Joe Flanary

UVA-Wise

Flanary Family

UVA-Wise

Fraley - Barbara Sutton Fraley

UVA-Wise

Fraley - The William Elbert Fraley Award in English

UVA-Wise

Fraley - The William Elbert Fraley Award in History

UVA-Wise

Freeman - The Betty Jackson Freeman

UVA-Wise

Freeman - The Christopher Freeman

UVA-Wise

Fugate - The C. Paul and Ida Banner Fugate Memorial

UVA-Wise

Fuller - The Charles I. Fuller, Sr. Memorial

UVA-Wise

Fuller - The Lacey E. Fuller Memorial

UVA-Wise

Garrison - The Albert L. and Dorothy Gilley Garrison

UVA-Wise

Gatlin-Wright Memorial

UVA-Wise

General

UVA-Wise

Gibson - The Theda Gibson

UVA-Wise

Gibson Fugate - Theodore Gibson and Elizabeth H. Fugate

ETSU

Goldstein - Buford J. and Mary Jane Goldstein

UVA-Wise

Gott - The Samuel & Helen Gott

Any College

Granville P. Meade

UVA-Wise

Greear - The Fred B. Greear Memorial

UVA-Wise

Greear - The James Greear Memorial

Any College

Greever Crouse Memorial

UVA-Wise

Gurney - The H. A. Gurney

King College

Gutzke - Manford & Sarah Gutzke

UVA-Wise

Hall - The Amy Hall

UVA-Wise

Hamilton - The Carl W. Hamilton Memorial

UVA-Wise

Hamilton - The Verta Hamilton

Hampden Sydney

Hampden-Sydney College Annual Awards

UVA-Wise

Harris - The Charles Harris Memorial

ETSU

Harrison - Edna Harrison Family

Any College

Harry Byrd Leadership Award

UVA-Wise

Heise - The Harry and Eugertha Heise Memorial

UVA-Wise

Heise - The Julia R. Heise

UVA-Wise

Herlinger - The Dr. William B. Herlinger Memorial

UVA-Wise

Herlinger - The Dr. William B. Herlinger Miner's

UVA-Wise

Hill - The Napoleon Hill

UVA-Wise

Holyfield - The Velta Collins Holyfield Memorial

UVA-Wise

Howard - The Joe Tom & Frances Fraley Howard

UVA-Wise

Humphrey - The Jim N. Humphreys

UVA-Wise

Humphrey - The Lucien P. and Glessye Humphreys

UVA-Wise

Internal Medicine Associates Merit

UVA-Wise

Jackson - The Harold and Anne Jackson

James Madison

James Madison University Freshman

UVA

Jefferson Scholars Foundation

ETSU

Jobe - Aubrey Hunter Jobe Memorial

UVA-Wise

Johnson - The Beulah Mae Johnson Secondary Teaching

UVA-Wise

Johnson - The Judith Johnson

UVA-Wise

Johnson Family Tuition Award

Any College

KFC Colonel's Scholars Program

King

King - The E. Glenwood King Memorial

King

King - The Edward Lee King Memorial

King

King Athletic Scholarships

King

King College Academic Merit Scholarships

Any College

Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce Santa Train

UVA-Wise

Kline Foundation Annual Award Fund

UVA-Wise

Knox - The S. A. and Jane Knox Memorial

Any College

Kohl's Kids Who Care

ETSU

Kovach - Bill and Lynne Stamm Kovach

College

Scholarship

Description of the Scholarship

ETSU

Academic Performance Scholarship Program

Academic Honors Programs The Honors College at ETSU is the central coordinating office for all Honors programs on campus. Three cross-campus honors programs (students may major in any field) include two designed for freshmen admission---University Honors Scholars and the Fine & Performing Arts Scholars. The Midway Honors Scholars program is designed for students transferring to ETSU and also is directed by Dr. Michael Cody. The Honors College also coordinates a variety of honors programs in specific disciplines; Prof. Songer is the Associate Director responsible for these Honors-in-Discipline programs. Each “HiD” program resides in a specific department and is overseen by a faculty member who serves as Honors Coordinator. Candidates for the University Honors Scholar Program must be first time Freshmen and meet the minimum qualifications of 29 ACT or 1280 SAT (verbal + quantitative scores only) and 3.5 or higher school GPA (4.0 scale). Qualified candidates should contact the Dr. Michael Cody 423-439-6456, email codym@etsu.edu for a special application. This scholarship provides costs of tuition & fees, standard dormitory & meal plans, and a book allowance for 8 regular semesters. ETSU Honors. Candidates for the Fine & Performing Arts Scholars Program must be first time Freshmen and meet the minimum qualifications of 22 ACT (composite total without writing) or 1050 SAT (include total of math and reading scores only) and 2.8 or higher school GPA (4.0 scale). Qualified candidates should contact the Director, Prof. Patrick Cronin (423-439-6513, email croninp@etsu.edu) or the Honors College Office e-mail honorscollege@etsu.edu). phone 423-439-6076
Application info and instructions for submission are provided at http://www.etsu.edu/honors/arts/ . Be prepared to provide a portfolio or other evidence of your artistry and a narrative of your passion for your art. This scholarship provides costs of tuition & fees for eight regular semesters. Candidates for the Midway Scholars Program must be transfer students with a minimum of 30 hours or have received an Associates degree from a community college. The minimum qualifications for application are 3.5 minimum GPA (cumulative) from your current institution. If you don’t have an Associates degree, your scholastic exam scores ACT or SAT and high school transcripts are also considered. Qualified candidates should contact Dr. Michael Cody 423-439-6456 codym@etsu.edu) or 423-439-6076, email honorscollege@etsu.edu Application info ETSU Honors Midway . This scholarship provides costs of tuition & fees and book allowance for four regular semesters plus a one-time award to support international exchange/study abroad or for a Summer Research Fellowship. Honors-in-Discipline programs vary in minimum qualifications for application and availability (e.g., freshmen, transfer; some require junior status). Currently, honors programs are available in the following areas: Business and Technology, Nursing, Teacher Education, Environmental Health, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Criminal Justice & Criminology, English, History, Mathematics, Psychology, Philosophy, Physics, Astronomy & Geology. For more info ETSU Honors or contact Prof. Marcia Songer e-mail songerm@etsu.edu phone 423-439-8385. All Honors programs require special application, in addition to the ETSU Admission Application. Obtain information by contacting the individuals listed above or The Honors College Office, Box 70259, ETSU, Johnson City, TN 37614-1701; email honorscollege@etsu.edu; phone 423-439-6076; or by visiting the office in Yoakley Hall on the ETSU campus. ETSU Scholarship Office

Any College

ACT High School Poster Contest

ACT High School Poster Contest: This spring, ACT will conduct a poster contest and award scholarships to the top winners. The contest is open to high school level students who are residents of Virginia and who are applying for admission to a two-year or four-year college in the US. The first place winner will receive a certificate and a $5,000 nonrenewable scholarship to the college of choice. Second and third place winners will receive $2,500 and $1,000 scholarships respectively. Official rules and info. available at ACT High School Poster Contest

UVA-Wise

Addington - The Luther and Lou Emma Addington Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Luther and Lou Emma Addington Memorial Scholarship Fund was established through a bequest from Mr. and Mrs. Addington to provide scholarship assistance to students based on academic merit and established financial need.

UVA-Wise

Addington History Award

The Addington History Award was established by the family of Luther F. Addington, a renowned educator and historian of the Wise County area to honor students demonstrating unusual academic ability and promise in the field of history.

Any College

AES Engineers

AES Engineers: Scholarships available for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors or college students (regardless of courses being studied) who meet certain criteria. Students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words in answer to one of the two AES Engineers

Any College

AHEAD in Virginia Student Scholarship

AHEAD in Virginia Student Scholarship: Three scholarships are available for $1000 each. One $1000 scholarship will be awarded in each of the three categories: 1) an undergraduate in a 4 year institution (Bachelors degree); 2) a graduate student; 3) a student enrolled in a 2 year institution (Associates Degree or less).

UVA-Wise

Aker - The Thomas A. Aker, Sr. and Minnie Ruth Aker Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Thomas A. Aker, Sr. and Minnie Ruth Aker Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 by the family of Thomas A. Aker, Sr. and Minnie Ruth Aker. The scholarship will be awarded to students from Wise County majoring in business administration, accounting, or economics. Juniors and seniors who have a grade point average of 3.0 and display evidence of hard work, self help, community service, and good moral and family values may apply.

Any College

Alexander Hamilton Citizenship Achievement Award

Alexander Hamilton Citizenship Achievement Award: To be eligible for this award the candidate must have performed his or her leadership and service activities, and currently have junior (eleventh grade) standing. Top winners receive a $500 cash scholarship and are promoted locally and nationally through web and traditional media outlets, and are automatically enrolled in Hamilton Leaders Academy fully-paid program. Hamilton Achievement Award

Any College

Alpha Natural Resources Career & Technical Scholarship Program

Alpha Natural Resources Career & Technical Scholarship Program: To be eligible, you must be a: High school senior who plans to enroll in a Career & Technical Program at an accredited college and must complete high school during the academic school year that the application is made. $1,000 scholarships will be awarded each year. Scholarships are renewable contingent upon maintaining a 2.5 GPA and continuation of the college program. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspiration, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Applications have been distributed through senior homeroom teachers or may be picked up from Mrs. Dotson in Guidance.

Any College

Alpha Natural Resources Engineering Scholarship Program

Alpha Natural Resources Engineering Scholarship Program: To be eligible, you must be a: High school senior that plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate engineering program at an accredited four-year college or university in one of the following engineering disciplines: Mining, Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical and must graduate from high school this academic school year. $2,500 scholarships will awarded each year. Scholarships are renewable contingent upon maintaining a 2.5 GPA and continuation of the college program. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspiration, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Applications have been distributed through senior homeroom teachers or may be picked up from Mrs. Dotson in Guidance.

Any College

Alpha Natural Resources General Scholarship Program

Alpha Natural Resources General Scholarship Program: To be eligible, you must be a: High school senior who plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university and must complete high school during the academic school year that the application is made. $1,000 scholarships will be awarded each year. Scholarships are renewable contingent upon maintaining a 2.5 GPA and continuation of the college program. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspiration, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Applications have been distributed through senior homeroom teachers or may be picked up from Mrs. Dotson in Guidance.

Any College

Alpha Natural Resources Sons & Daughters Scholarship Program

Alpha Natural Resources Sons & Daughters Scholarship Program: To be eligible, you must be a: Dependent (up to the age of 20 years) of active full-time employees of Alpha Natural Resources; be a high school senior who plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university; and must complete high school in the academic year that the application is made. $1,500 scholarships will be awarded each year. Scholarships are renewable contingent upon maintaining a 2.5 GPA and continuation of the college program. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspiration, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Applications have been distributed through senior homeroom teachers or may be picked up from Mrs. Dotson in Guidance.

Any College

Alpha’s Natural Resources High School Scholarship Program

Alpha’s Natural Resources High School Scholarship Program High school students in our geographic footprint are eligible to apply for four types of tuition funding, all of which can be renewed annually for four years of study if recipients maintain a consistent academic record. The program consists of the following scholarship categories: General Scholarship of $1,000 per year for high school seniors who live in Alpha’s geographic footprint; Sons & Daughters Scholarship of $1,500 per year for children of Alpha employees; Engineering Scholarship of $2,500 per year for high school seniors in Alpha’s geographic footprint interested in pursuing engineering degrees; and Career & Technical Scholarship of $1,000 per year for high school seniors in Alpha’s geographic footprint who plan to pursue a career and technical education. Students can apply for and receive more than one scholarship if they meet the specified eligibility and performance criteria. Please visit your guidance counselor to pick up an application. Alpha’s Natural Resources High School

Any College

American Civil Liberties Union Youth Activist Scholarship

American Civil Liberties Union Youth Activist Scholarship: The ACLU will select 16 high school students from across the nation to receive a scholarship in the amount of $12,500 each. Students must demonstrate a strong commitment to civil liberties as well as be a high school senior planning on entering an accredited college or university as a full time, degree seeking student; and have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the time of graduation. Demonstrated financial need will also increase the students chances of qualifying. If you are interested in being nominated for this scholarship please see Mrs. Dotson.

Any College

America's Homecoming Queen

America's Homecoming Queen: This is a pageant/scholarship opportunity open to high school homecoming queens. For more information Homecoming Queen

ACP

Appalachian College of Pharmacy

Appalachian College of Pharmacy web http://acpharm.org/ Scholarships ACP will also award a limited number scholarships to qualified students based on merit and financial need. Some local programs are available that are residency specific, including a war veteran revolving loan in the form of partial tuition waivers. The amounts of those waivers depend upon successful applicants pro-actively pursuing them, meeting qualification standards and the amount of such funds available. Some second and third year pharmacy students, especially those doing well in their performance, acquire pharmacy sponsorship loans from pharmacies and the pharmaceutical profession. We hold an annual career fair to help facilitate that process but again, there is no guarantee you will be offered such a sponsorship. The Appalachian College of Pharmacy Scholarship Financial Aid Application must be submitted it to the Director of Academic Records and Admissions.

UVA-Wise

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Scholarship Fund

The Appalachian Regional Healthcare Scholarship Fund was endowed by Appalachian Regional Healthcare, Inc. in 2003. Preference will be given to students from Wise or Russell counties enrolled in a health-related field of study (i.e., pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, or physical therapy). The Scholarship Committee will make awards to students based on merit and scholarships may be renewable based on performance.

ALS

Appalachian School of Law Scholarship Grants

Appalachian School of Law Financial Aid and Grants web site http://www.asl.edu/index Scholarship Grants are provided both from the Law School's institutional resources and from the generosity of private donors. Grants are awarded on the basis of merit and/or financial need. The maximum possible amount of any scholarship or combination of scholarships is the amount of tuition.
Certain entering students qualify for an Angela D. Dales merit scholarship based upon their entering credentials. ASL will endeavor to make these awards to all qualifying applicants each year, but reserves the right to limit their award if the number of awardees exceeds the availability of resources in a particular year. Notification of a merit scholarship will follow your letter of admission. Merit awards will remain effective as long the recipient student (1) is enrolled at ASL, (2) remains in good academic standing, and (3) for second- and third-year students, meets the retention criteria in effect at the time your merit scholarship was awarded. If a student does not meet the retention criteria, the merit award may be reduced or revoked.
A limited number of other scholarship grants are made possible by the generosity of other donors. Award criteria may be based upon the student’s place of residence, among other factors. Qualification information is available from the Financial Aid Office. Scholarship grants are credited one-half each semester to the student's account through the Business Office.

ETSU

Armentrout - Mr. and Mrs. Herbert C. Armentrout Endowment

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert C. Armentrout Endowment For full-time students in the Teacher Education program. A 2.8 GPA is required. Applicants must show potential and motivation for teaching. Documented financial need is required. Apply to the Dean's Office, College of Education. ETSU Scholarship Office

UVA-Wise

Asbury - Morton Asbury Scholarship Fund

The Morton Asbury Scholarship Fund was established by the Wise Kiwanis Club and the family to perpetuate the memory of Morton Asbury, a prominent Wise County citizen. Preference will be given to students from Central High School and other Wise County schools. The scholarship award will be based on merit and established financial need.

UVA-Wise

Athletic Grants-in-Aid

Athletic Grants-in-Aid awards are available to student athletes eligible to participate in football, baseball, golf, basketball, tennis, cross country, volleyball or softball. Awards are based on student need and ability. Recipients are selected by the coaches in each sport.

UVA-Wise

Bank of America Scholarship Fund

The Bank of America Scholarship Fund was established by NationsBank in 1998 to assist deserving students majoring in business. Scholarships will be awarded to students of junior or senior status who have at least a 3.0 grade point average. Preference will be given to students interested in pursuing a career in the financial services industry.

ETSU

Bare-Wade Endowed For Education

Bare-Wade Endowed For Education majors who demonstrate a commitment to education and good moral character. Must have documented financial need. Apply to the Dean's Office, College of Education. ETSU Scholarship Office

Any College

Beat the Odds Scholarship

Beat the Odds Scholarship: The Children's Defense Fund will select five high school students who have overcome tremendous odds to become personally and academically successful and award each of them a $5,000 to $10,000 scholarship, a new computer, and public recognition. Current high school juniors who are on track to graduate are eligible to apply. If you are interested in being nominated for this scholarship please see Mrs. Dotson.

King College

Bell Scholarship

The Bell Scholarship Awarded to well-rounded students who excel in academics, extracurricular activities, or community involvement. Scholarship is renewable with satisfactory progress. Amounts vary Request Information at King College Scholarships

Berea

Berea 4-Year Tuition Scholarship

Berea 4-Year Tuition Scholarship If admitted to Berea, you will receive a 4-year tuition scholarship. This scholarship is combined with financial aid you may receive as well as any other scholarship you may be awarded by outside parties or organizations to cover 100% of tuition costs for four years of enrollment. We are able to provide this level of financial assistance due to the generous support of alumni, friends, organizations, and others who believe, as we do, that a student’s income should not dictate their outcome. So when you enroll at Berea, your scholarship will be provided by people you don’t even know who believe in your potential—and who know that Berea is well-positioned to help you realize that potential.

Any College

Best Buy @15 Scholarship Program

Best Buy @15 Scholarship Program: A total of 1,000 students in grades 9-12 will each receive a scholarship of $1,500. To qualify students need solid grades and must be involved in community service or work experience. Application is through an online procedure at www.bestbuy.com/scholarships

UVA-Wise

Bevins - The Samuel Erik Bevins Scholarship Fund

The Samuel Erik Bevins Scholarship Fund was established in 1997 by family and friends of Erik Bevins, a former student and athlete at UVA-Wise. Scholarship awards are made on the basis of demonstrated personal integrity, citizenship, academics, and athletic ability. Students should also demonstrate financial need and evidence of hard work and self help. Preference will be given to students from Southwest Virginia who will be participating in baseball.

UVA-Wise

Bolling - The Kermit A. and Hattie L. Bolling Scholarship Fund

The Kermit A. and Hattie L. Bolling Scholarship Fund was created through a bequest by Kermit A. and Hattie L. Bolling for academically qualified students.

Berea

Bonner Scholars Award

Bonner Scholars Award at Berea College The Bonner Program offers 80 scholarships annually in return for eight hours of direct community service and two hours of reflection and participation in enrichment events per week.

Emory Henry

Bonner Scholars Program

Bonner Scholars Program Established in 1991 by the Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation, Inc., of Princeton, New Jersey, the Bonner Scholars Program is the premier service scholarship program at Emory & Henry College. The Bonner Program offers 80 scholarships annually in return for eight hours of direct community service and two hours of reflection and participation in enrichment events per week.
For more information see: Emory and Henry Web Site

UVA-Wise

Botts - The Frances Elam Botts and Stanley Horton Botts Scholarship Fund

The Frances Elam Botts and Stanley Horton Botts Scholarship Fund was established in memory of their parents, Dr. William N. Botts and Fannie Horton Botts of Wise County, Virginia, and Buel M. Elam and Kate Klutts Elam of Jackson, Tenn. The interest on the fund provides scholarships for students from Southwest Virginia and out-of-state counties adjoining Southwest Virginia.

UVA-Wise

Bristol Herald Courier Journalism Scholarship Fund

The Bristol Herald Courier Journalism Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by the Bristol Herald Courier to provide assistance to financially needy students who have a commitment to journalism. To be eligible for scholarship awards, students must meet the following criteria: (a) work an average of 10 hours per week on the campus newspaper or other approved journalism publication, (b) be a resident of Virginia or Kentucky, (c) be in good standing in all facets of college life, and (d) desire a career in journalism, either print or electronic. Scholarship selection will be made by the College's Communications or Journalism Department. Students should contact the Office of Financial Aid for additional information.

UVA-Wise

Bryant - The Blanche Dean Bryant Memorial Award

The Blanche Dean Bryant Memorial Award was established in 1994 for students majoring in psychology at UVA-Wise. The applicant for the award must have research accepted by the SEPA conference. The award can be used for expenses incurred as a result of attending the conference such as food, lodging, and travel. Students must document conference attendance by giving a presentation to other students on campus.

ETSU

Byrd - Dr. Montess Byrd Memorial

Dr. Montess Byrd Memorial Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education majors with a 3.0 GPA and documented financial need should apply to the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. ETSU Scholarship Office

Any College

Byrd - Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship

Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship: This scholarship is provides financial assistance to students who have achieve academically and show promise of outstanding academic achievement. Only graduating seniors may apply that have demonstrated and show promise of continued outstanding academic achievement. All public school applications should be mailed from the division central office. Please submit your application to Guidance. Any part or parts of the application submitted separately (including letters of recommendation) will cause the application to be rejected. Please see Mrs. Dotson for applications. The Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program Application Packet and Certification of Eligibility for Federal Assistance in Certain Programs. This federally funded program, administered by the Virginia Department of Education, awards merit-based scholarships to high school seniors based on demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.

UVA-Wise

Campbell - Stephen D. Campbell Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Stephen D. Campbell Memorial Scholarship Fund was established through the bequest of Stephen D. Campbell, a long time friend and former employee of both the University of Virginia and UVA-Wise. Scholarship awards shall be made by the Scholarship Committee to students who demonstrate academic merit and who meet UVA-Wise General Scholarship eligibility criteria.

Any College

Career-Technical Education Student Scholarship

Career-Technical Education Student Scholarship: Wise County Public School's Education Foundation will offer eight scholarships to Wise County Career-Technical Education students each year. Graduating seniors, one student from each area high school and two from the Wise County Career-Technical Center, will be awarded scholarships to continue their Career Technical Education at the post-secondary level. If you are interested in being recommended for this scholarship, please see guidance.

UVA-Wise

Chancellor's Merit Scholarship

The Chancellor's Merit Scholarship includes two awards. One is given to an incoming freshman as an award for outstanding academic achievement in high school. The other is given to a senior who has distinguished himself or herself during at least two full-time semesters at UVA-Wise. Final decisions are made by the Financial Aid Committee with the approval of the Chancellor of the College.

UVA-Wise

Chemistry Alumni Scholarship Fund

The Chemistry Alumni Scholarship Fund was established by alumni, faculty, and others interested in the chemistry program at UVA-Wise. Each year the fund provides a minimum of one $600 renewable scholarship to an entering freshman planning to major in chemistry. Selection is based on academic merit and an essay submitted by the applicant.

UVA-Wise

Cherry - Dr. Thomas Miller Cherry and Nancy Flanary Cherry Scholarship Fund

The Dr. Thomas Miller Cherry and Nancy Flanary Cherry Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarship support to those unable to attend college without additional financial support.

UVA-Wise

Clinch Valley College History Fund

The Clinch Valley College History Fund was established to preserve the original name of the college and to honor L. Stanley Willis, Edward L. "Buck" Henson, Jr., William F. Maxwell and J. Glenn Blackburn. Current Department of History and Philosophy members will make awards.

UVA-Wise

Clinch Valley Medical Center Scholarship Fund

The Clinch Valley Medical Center Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by the Clinch Valley Medical Center. Preference will be given to students from Tazewell and then from Buchanan County who have a strong commitment to Sports Medicine and are enrolled in a health- related field of study (i.e. pre-medicine, medical technology, physical therapy, nursing). The recipient must demonstrate qualities of leadership and exemplary character. Scholarship awards may be renewable.

Any College

Coca Cola Scholarship Program

Coca Cola Scholarship Program Seniors in high schools throughout the United States who meet the eligibility requirements may apply each year for one of 250 four-year, achievement-based scholarships. Applicants must be high school seniors that are anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application; planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution; carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school. Coca Cola Scholarship Program
 

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Cohen - Sylvia Stone Cohen Commonwealth Scholars Program

The Sylvia Stone Cohen Commonwealth Scholars Program was established by Wallace Cohen and the children of Wallace and Sylvia Cohen. The program was established to encourage community service and to provide financial support to students. Requirements of the program are as follows: (a) good academic standing; (b) participation in a social service organization program; (c) participation in on-campus educational and enrichment activities; (d) demonstration of responsibility and good citizenship; (e) sharing experiences with the campus community through course work, research projects, oral presentations, articles, or other appropriate means. Application for the program should be made to the Office of Financial Aid. Awards are made by an appointed committee.

UVA-Wise

Cohen Family Award

The Cohen Family Award in the Arts was established in 1974 by Cohen's, Inc. of Norton, Virginia. The annual academic award is given to that member of the UVA-Wise student body who has produced outstanding, meritorious and creative work in the arts.

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Cohen Family Memorial Fund

The Cohen Family Memorial Fund was established by the Cohen family for scholarship assistance to students studying medicine, fine arts, commerce, and merchandising.

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Colgate - The Colgate Darden Scholarship Fund

The Colgate Darden Scholarship Fund, utilizing an anonymous gift, may be awarded to students by the Office of Financial Aid using the following priorities: (1) students from Southwest Virginia; (2) students from Virginia. The scholarship shall be awarded using need as the first priority and scholarship as the second priority. The number of recipients and the amount awarded is left to the discretion of the Office of Financial Aid.

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College Scholarships for Students with Parents with Disabilities

College Scholarships for Students with Parents with Disabilities To eligible, a student must be a high school graduate (or graduating senior) by Summer, planning to attend college in the Fall, and have at least one parent with a disability. Five separate $1000 awards will be given out in the Fall. Individuals may submit only one application per award period. Selection criteria includes academic performance, community activities and service, letters of recommendation and an essay describing the experience of growing up with a parent with a disability.

UVA-Wise

Collier - The Dana Collier Memorial Award

The Dana Collier Memorial Award was established by the parents and friends of Dana Collier. Dana, a 1988 graduate of UVA-Wise, was a practicing attorney at the time of her death. The scholarship award will be given to women who have been accepted into and attend an accredited school of law. Applicants must evidence a grade point average of at least 3.2 and must graduate from UVA-Wise in the year in which the award is given. Each applicant must also have overcome certain imposing obstacles while pursuing an education, such as maintaining employment while in school, overcoming a financial or other handicap, or financing her own education. The recipient will be determined by an appointed committee. A second award will be made each year to an incoming freshman from Central High School The scholarship will be based on need and merit. The recipient must evidence a commitment to community service and self-help.

UVA-Wise

Colyer Family Scholarship Fund

The Colyer Family Scholarship Fund was endowed by Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Colyer, Sr., of Wise in memory of Charles M. and Annie Jordan Colyer. Awards are made on the basis of merit and need. First priority will be given to students from Southwest Virginia, and second priority will be given to out-of-state and international students.

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Cooper - The Russell P. Cooper Scholarship Fund

The Russell P. Cooper Scholarship Fund was established by Mr. Cooper, a prominent merchant in the Keokee section of Lee County, prior to his death in 1992. Scholarship awards shall be made to students on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Any College

Create A Greeting Card $10,000 Annual Scholarship

Create A Greeting Card $10,000 Annual Scholarship: The student who creates the best greeting card will win a $10,000 scholarship and have his/her design made into an actual card and sold in the card line. Additionally, this year they are also giving a $1,000 award to the school of the scholarship winner. Create A Greeting Card $10,000 Annual

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Cummins - The Ralph & Carolyn Cummins Scholarship Fund

The Ralph & Carolyn Cummins Scholarship Fund was established in 1995 by Ralph and Carolyn Cummins to assist those students from Clintwood High School, other Dickenson County Schools, the Lonesome Pine Conference, and Wise County Schools. Male applicants must participate in the College's intercollegiate football program and plan to teach and coach or enter a health-related field. Female applicants must participate in any the College's intercollegiate sports program and plan to enter careers in coaching, nursing, or any health-related field.

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Davidson - The Richard A. Davidson Scholarship Fund

The Richard A. Davidson Scholarship Fund was established in 2001 by family and friends in honor of Richard Davidson. Scholarships will be awarded to students who have full admission into the Teacher Education Program and are seeking licensure in a teaching field. A rising senior who demonstrates compassion, determination, and exhibits a strong desire to teach is eligible. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit and need to students with a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

Hampden

Davis Fellowship at Hampden Sydney College

The Davis Fellowship at Hampden Sydney College: The Davis Fellowship program covers the costs for tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, a special stipend for study abroad or summer internship. Students apply for the Davis Fellowship by applying for admission to the college, through the Admissions office. A counselor, teacher, or coach should then recommend the student to the Davis committee.

Any College

Dolly Dowell Southwest Counselors Association Scholarship

Dolly Dowell Southwest Counselors Association Scholarship: The Southwest Counselors Association will award $500, nonrenewable, scholarships to high school seniors in the Southwest region. In order to be eligible for the scholarships, the applicant must have: 1) Scored at least 840 on the SAT or and 18 on the ACT; 2) Maintained at least a 3.2 GPA through the fall semester of the senior year. The scholarship will be awarded to the eligible applicant with best essay of 200-250 words addressing the topic "What I Hope to Obtain from College Education."

Dominion

Dominion Memorial Scholarship Award Scholarship Award

Dominion Memorial Scholarship Award Scholarship Award: Up to $5,000 Number of Awards: Six Minimum GPA Required: 2.5 Eligible Candidates/Minimum Qualifications: Applications will be accepted from high school seniors whose parents or grandparents are current, non-officer Dominion employees or retiree, as certified by Dominion's HR department. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of community service and leadership as well as academic performance. Awards are for tuition and fees at accredited U.S. two or four-year colleges and universities and will be paid directly to the educational institution. Scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years, provided the student continues to meet the award criteria. Dominion Memorial

UVA-Wise

E. L. B. Scholarship Fund

The E.L.B. Scholarship Fund was established by UVA-Wise Professors Ely, Lee, and Briggs in 1994 and is available to students from Southwest Virginia. The scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in a business field at the college and who shows reasonably meritorious scholarship and evidence of hard work and self help.

ETSU

East Tennessee Engineering Associations Council (ETEAC) Scholarship

East Tennessee Engineering Associations Council (ETEAC) Scholarship: ETEAC exists to promote the profession of engineering and to reward worthy high school students seeking to serve the profession after college. Each year, the ETEAC raises money from local companies and engineering societies to offer scholarships assistance to qualified senior students who plan to pursue an engineering degree. The ETEAC scholarship competition is now underway for students from the East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia area. Typically, one to four one-time scholarships of $600 to $1,500 are awarded to qualified students. For more information see Mrs. Dotson.

ETSU

East Tennessee State University

East Tennessee State University Many scholarships programs are available to assist students in various fields of study. Scholarships are intended to assist students in funding the direct costs of their higher education. Full scholarship support at ETSU is defined as those scholarships, or combinations of scholarships, which provide the current costs of education including tuition and standard fees, a semi-private room in a residence hall and meal plan (i.e., the Resident Advantage Plan), and $1000 per semester for books and other incidental fees. The ETSU Scholarship office is available to assist students with any questions or concerns. Scholarship Office.

UVA-Wise

Elkins - The William Bradley Elkins Scholarship Fund

The William Bradley Elkins Scholarship Fund was established in 2003 by the Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama and family and friends of William Bradley "Brad" Elkins. Provided funds are available, scholarships, not to exceed $300 in any given year, shall be awarded by the UVA-Wise Scholarship Committee. Awards will be made to students majoring in theatre or performing arts who demonstrate merit and financial need and a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

Nursing Career

Ella Agnew Scholarship

Ella Agnew Scholarship: This scholarship is to be used by high school seniors seeking training for a nursing career, or in the field related to the medical profession. The amount of the scholarship is $1,000.

Central

Elna J. Robinson Business Scholarship

Elna J. Robinson Business Scholarship Elna Jackson and Gray Robinson (eligible students are graduating seniors at Central HS only) (submit application to Central High School Guidance Office) High School Awards Ceremony Guidance Counselor and scholarship committee at Central High School
Elna J. Robinson Business Scholarship

Emory & Henry

E&H Academic Merit Scholarship

E&H Academic Merit Scholarship The Emory & Henry Academic Merit Scholarship recognizes the achievements of students with a broader range of cumulative grade point average and test scores. Scholarships will range from $7,500 to $11,000 based on the combination of GPA and test scores. Accepted applicants will be notified of their award by the Vice President for Enrollment Management.

Emory & Henry

E&H John Emory Scholarship

The John Emory Scholarship Named for Bishop John Emory, an eminent church leader at the time the College was founded, who symbolizes belief in the union of faith and learning. This prestigious $13,000 scholarship is similarly awarded to the top academic achievers, who are members of the United Methodist Church and have been accepted for admission to Emory & Henry College. Awards are based on the accepted applicants' cumulative high school grade point average in combination with their ACT or SAT scores. Accepted applicants will be notified of their award by the Vice President for Enrollment Management. For more information see: Emory and Henry Web Site

Emory & Henry

E&H Scholarships & Grants

E&H Scholarships & Grants The percentage of donations to the College by Emory & Henry graduates ranks among the top 10 percent of colleges and universities nationwide and says volumes about the high degree of satisfaction Emory & Henry graduates have with their education. The support of E&H alumni translates into the tremendous support for scholarships that are offered to Emory & Henry College's current students. E&H Scholarships & Grants

Emory & Henry College awards merit-based academic scholarships based on GPA and SAT/ACT scores. Scholarships range from $7,500 to $11,000 for the Academic Merit Scholarship to $13,000 for the prestigious Patrick Henry or John Emory Scholarships. The Admissions Office will present accepted applicants' information to the Vice President for Enrollment Management for award. There is also an opportunity for service oriented students with need to apply for the Bonner Scholar Program. See each scholarship or grant program detailed below.

Please note Emory & Henry College awards are for tuition only, are based on full-time enrollment by students each semester and divided equally between fall and spring semesters. If a student is enrolled only for one semester in an academic year, they will receive half of their annual award for that semester. If a student is not full-time at the end of add/drop period each semester, institutional aid will be removed and other aid adjusted depending on level of enrollment. Financial aid will not be changed until the end of add/drop period to allow a student ample time to correct their enrollment. Students planning to be enrolled only part-time should notify the CSA Office in writing of their plans so that their aid can be adjusted ahead of enrollment so that their billing statements will reflect accurate aid. No institutional aid is available for summer term study.

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Emory & Henry

E&H Service Scholarships

E&H Service Scholarships Emory & Henry College is committed to engaging our students in the kind of service that builds citizenship and communities. We believe that as a college, we have the power to not only change the lives of our students, but to change the lives of those who come in contact with our students. Through a series of service scholarships given by the Appalachian Center for Community Service, we encourage students to commit to serving their neighbors at Emory & Henry and beyond.

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Environment & Sustainability Scholarship Program by BVU & Alpha

Environment and Sustainability Scholarship Program: Bristol Virginia Utilities and Alpha Natural Resources will select and offer scholarships to area students who have a proven financial need and show that they have the basic academic and social abilities necessary to succeed in college. Scholarships will be offered to (2) students, in an amount not to exceed $1500 per student, per semester for four (4) years. Students must reside within the LENOWISCO Planning District, complete an application form and prepare an essay to be considered. Two letters of recommendation are also required. Scholarships will be awarded based on the standards set forth by BVU, ANR, and the scholarship committee. Scholarship applications must be received by Bristol Virginia Utilities. For more info please see Mrs. Dotson. Alpha Supporting Ed

ETSU

ETSU College of Education Endowment

ETSU College of Education Endowment For Elementary and Secondary Education majors. A 3.0 GPA required. Apply to the dean's Office, College of Education. ETSU Scholarship Office

ETSU

ETSU Retirees Association

ETSU Retirees Association For entering freshmen or transfer students. Freshmen applicants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and a composite score of at least 26 on the ACT. Transfer applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate leadership skills and potential for future success. Financial need considered. ETSU Scholarship Office

UVA-Wise

Faculty Awards for Athletics

Faculty Awards for Athletics are made annually to an outstanding male and female senior athlete. Awards will be made to students who have displayed perseverance in his and her athletic career. Students who have won other honors and awards for their excellence on the field of field of play may be considered, but the award will go to students who have achieved off the field. Classroom excellence is one criterion, but attitude, effort, and persistence are more significant. Good practice habits and team spirit are important. A committee of four faculty members will determine the recipients in consultation with team coaches and athletic directors.

Ferrum

Ferrum College Annual Awards

Ferrum College Annual Awards: Ferrum College offers the following annual awards: Presidential Scholarships: $3,500 to $8,000 awarded to first-year students with 3.4 GPA and 1000 SAT. Also awarded to transfer students with 3.3 GPA and minimum of two full-time semesters. Academic Achievement Scholarships: $3,000 awarded to first-year students with 3.0 GPA and SAT. Also awarded to transfer students with 3.0 GPA and minimum of two full time semesters. Ferrum College Tuition Assistance Grant: $2,500 to out-of-state (outside of Virginia) residents with at least a 2.5 GPA. Franklin County Grant: $2,000 to graduates of Franklin County High School or Franklin County Virginia residents for one year prior to first attending Ferrum College. Annual Awards scholarship calculator

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Workshop

Financial Aid Workshop: There will be an individual financial aid workshop individual appointment to assist students in filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms for any college that they plan to attend. Students need to see Mrs. Dotson for an individual appointment with a financial aid representative. Parents do not have to be present but students must have several items to complete the process including: A PIN number for the student, a PIN number for one parent, the parent's 1040 tax forms, the student's 1040 tax forms (if they work/file), and Social Security Income statements (1099 form), as well as dates of parents' marriage and/or divorce, etc. PIN numbers for students and parents may be selected and/or requested at pin.ed.gov Contact Mrs. Dotson for appointments and/or questions call 796-4432 or e-mail kdotson@wise.k12.va.us

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Workshop: The Wise Co. Super Sat. at UVA-Wise

Financial Aid Workshop: The Wise County Super Saturday event will be at UVA-Wise campus. This Super Saturday event is a financial aid workshop that is offered in counties across the state and are free of charge. The workshops will assist students in filing the FAFSA. Students and parents must bring identification information, 1040 type tax return documents, W-2's, 1099 Social Security income forms, as well as other financial documents. Contact Mrs. Dotson, your local college's financial aid office, call 1-888-FAFSA or look online at www.vasfaa.org for a complete list of necessary documents.

UVA-Wise

Flanary - Joe Flanary Scholarship Fund

The Joe Flanary Scholarship Fund was established in 1996 by the family and friends of Joe Flanary. Scholarships are awarded by a special committee. Eligibility is based upon the following criteria: (a) students participating in the Instrumental Music Program (b) financial need is not a prerequisite to receiving a scholarship; however, need may be a factor to be considered (c) scholarships may be renewable based on academic and musical performance and as evidence by the maintenance of a 2.5 grade point average.

UVA-Wise

Flanary Family Scholarship Fund

The Flanary Family Scholarship Fund was established in honor and memory of Robert and Emma Flanary in 1964 by family and friends to provide scholarships to qualified students needing financial assistance. Awards are made by the College Scholarship Committee on the basis of merit and need.

UVA-Wise

Fraley - Barbara Sutton Fraley Scholarship Fund

The Barbara Sutton Fraley Scholarship Fund was established in 1998 by William Fraley and family in honor of Barbara Sutton Fraley. The Scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in liberal arts who meet the University of Virginia's College at Wise General Scholarship eligibility criteria. Preference will be given to students participating in a sports program.

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Fraley - The William Elbert Fraley Award in English

The William Elbert Fraley Award in English is given annually to a student who exhibits excellence as an English major.

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Fraley - The William Elbert Fraley Award in History

The William Elbert Fraley Award in History is given annually to a student who demonstrates unusual academic ability and promise in the field of history.

UVA-Wise

Freeman - The Betty Jackson Freeman Scholarship Fund

The Betty Jackson Freeman Scholarship Fund was established in 1998 by Harold C. and Anne T. Jackson in memory of their daughter Betty Jackson Freeman. Eligibility is based upon the following criteria: (a) merit and need; (b) preference will be given to students from Southwest Virginia; (c) scholarships may be renewable based on academic performance at the College.

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Freeman - The Christopher Freeman Scholarship Fund

The Christopher Freeman Scholarship Fund was endowed in 2002 by Christopher Freeman, a 1982 graduate of the College. Scholarships are awarded to worthy and promising incoming freshmen from Coeburn High School. Financial need is not prerequisite to receiving a scholarship, but may be a factor to be considered. A committee appointed by the principal of Coeburn High School selects the recipients.

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Fugate - The C. Paul and Ida Banner Fugate Memorial Scholarship Fund

The C. Paul and Ida Banner Fugate Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Charles Paul Fugate of Wise, Virginia, to perpetuate the memory of his wife's love of productive living and learning. It provides awards each year for natural science and mathematics majors from Wise and Lee counties in Virginia. Awards are based on academic ability and achievement in the fields of mathematics and science and on the character of the individual. Application is made on the general scholarship form by indicating a mathematics or science major.

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Fuller - The Charles I. Fuller, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Charles I. Fuller, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Charles I. Fuller, Jr. in memory of his father, Charles I. Fuller, Sr. Scholarships are awarded annually to students who demonstrate financial need, show academic promise, and plan to pursue a career in law.

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Fuller - The Lacey E. Fuller Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Lacey E. Fuller Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1972 by family and friends of Lacey E. Fuller of Coeburn, Virginia. The scholarship is available to qualified students of Wise, Lee, Scott, Dickenson and Russell counties of Virginia who need financial assistance to secure a college education. Awards are administered by the Scholarship Committee of the College and recipients are selected on the basis of academic ability, character, and financial need.

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Garrison - The Albert L. and Dorothy Gilley Garrison Scholarship Fund

The Albert L. and Dorothy Gilley Garrison Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 through the bequest of Dorothy Gilley Garrison. The scholarship provides assistance to worthy and deserving students who meet general scholarship eligibility criteria at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

UVA-Wise

Gatlin-Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Gatlin-Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Roger and Joan Wright in 2001 in honor of the Gatlin-Wright families. The Scholarship Committee will make awards to students who demonstrate merit and financial need and a 3.0 grade point average in the last year preceding the award. Students may major in any academic field. Preference will be given to students from Dickenson County.

UVA-Wise

General Scholarship Fund

The General Scholarship Fund was established by numerous alumni and friends of the College to provide financial assistance to deserving students.

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Gibson - The Theda Gibson Scholarship Fund

The Theda Gibson Scholarship Fund was established by Ms. Jo Harris Lozier and Neva Gibson to provide scholarship support to students at the junior or senior level, who are pursuing Library Science as a concentration of study, and who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better in their major.

UVA-Wise

Gibson Fugate - The Theodore Gibson and Elizabeth H. Fugate Scholarship Fund

The Theodore Gibson and Elizabeth H. Fugate Scholarship Fund was established in 1984 by UVA-Wise Alumni Association and Mrs. Elizabeth Gibson Fugate to honor Professor Theodore W. Gibson, a mathematician and prominent figure in the early history of the College. Scholarship recipients must major in mathematics or the sciences, have achieved junior or senior status, and demonstrate academic excellence.

ETSU

Goldstein - Buford J. and Mary Jane Goldstein

Buford J. and Mary Jane Goldstein Awarded to full-time students pursuing a bachelor's degree with demonstrated financial need. Applicants must have a 2.5 minimum high school or college cumulative GPA. ETSU Scholarship Office

UVA-Wise

Gott - The Samuel & Helen Gott Scholarship Fund

The Samuel & Helen Gott Scholarship Fund was established in 1995 by James N. Gott, a 1972 alumnus of the College, in memory of his parents. Scholarship awards are made to rising College juniors and seniors majoring in business administration, accounting or economics. Students must also exhibit academic excellence, and show evidence of hard work and self help. Scholarships may be renewable.

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Granville P. Meade Scholarship

Granville P. Meade Scholarship: The State Council for Higher Education of Virginia. This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who have achieved academically, but who are financially unable to attend college. The Granville P. Meade fund provides scholarship awards to worthy and needy Virginia high school seniors. In the past, each scholarship was in the amount of $2,000 per year for four years, provided the student continues to meet the scholarship requirements. Interested students are asked to submit scholarship applications to Mrs. Dotson.
Each public school principal will submit all applications received to the superintendent. Each division superintendent will review the applications received and select the five most qualified high school seniors in the division. The division superintendent will forward these five applications to the chairperson of his or her regional study group screening committee. Each chairperson will submit the five best applications to the CTE Resource Center. Granville P. Meade Scholarship

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Greear - The Fred B. Greear Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Fred B. Greear Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in honor and memory of Fred B. Greear, a prominent lawyer and a founder of the College. He also served as a member on the first College Advisory Council. Awards are made to deserving students from Southwest Virginia.

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Greear - The James Greear Memorial Scholarship Fund

The James Greear Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarships to students who graduate from Dickenson County high schools. The scholarship gives preference to students who are interested in teaching and will be awarded on the basis of merit and financial need.

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Greever Crouse Memorial Scholarship

The Greever Crouse Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded annually to one first-year male and one first-year female student who will pursue a post-secondary degree. The award is in the amount of $750 for one year. Recipients must possess the qualities of leadership, citizenship, sportsmanship, scholarship, and they must show academic promise, financial need, and must participate in VHSL events. Our school must nominate one female and one male to compete. If you wish to be considered for nomination from the Scholarship Committee, please see Mrs. Dotson. In addition to the letter of application, the nominees must write an essay and obtain a letter of recommendation.

UVA-Wise

Gurney - The H. A. Gurney Scholarship Fund

The H. A. Gurney Scholarship Fund was established in 1963 by Georgie A. Gurney in memory of her late husband. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit and need to students from Southwest Virginia who have at least a 2.5 grade point average.

King College

Gutzke - Manford & Sarah Gutzke Scholarship

Manford & Sarah Gutzke Scholarship Must be a resident of the Southeast region. Must demonstrate financial need. Requires separate application. Included with award letter. $500 - $5,000 Request Information at Request Information at King College

UVA-Wise

Hall - The Amy Hall Scholarship Fund

The Amy Hall Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 by Suzanne Hall and friends in memory and honor of her daughter Amy. Recipients must be graduates of Coeburn High School. Awards are made on the basis of merit and need.

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Hamilton - The Carl W. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Carl W. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1991 in memory and honor of Carl Hamilton, a prominent Wise County resident. The scholarship is available to qualified students of Wise, Scott, Lee, Russell, Dickenson or Washington counties of Virginia. Preference will be given to students who plan a career in law.

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Hamilton - The Verta Hamilton Scholarship Fund

The Verta Hamilton Scholarship Fund was established in 2002 through the bequest of Verta Hamilton. The scholarship provides assistance to needy Wise County students with a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

Hampden

Hampden-Sydney College Annual Awards

Hampden-Sydney College Annual Awards: Hampden-Sydney offers the following annual awards: $15,000 per year to students with a top 5% high school rank and 1400 SAT $11,250 per year to students with a top $10% high school rank and 1350 SAT $7,500 per year to students with a top 15% high school rank and 1250 SAT The College will also meet, with additional grants, any remaining financial need these students have. Hampden-Sydney College Annual Awards

UVA-Wise

Harris - The Charles Harris Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Charles Harris Memorial Scholarship Fund was endowed to honor Charles Harris for his devotion to UVA-Wise and its athletic department. The funds are used to help athletically oriented students complete their academic program.

ETSU

Harrison - Edna Harrison Family Scholarship

Edna Harrison Family Scholarship Entering freshmen undergraduate, and graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrating good character and promise for future career or professional achievement. ETSU Scholarship Office

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Harry Byrd Leadership

Harry Byrd Leadership Award: $10,000 scholarship available to outstanding high school seniors. Students interested in being nominated need to see Mrs. Dotson.

UVA-Wise

Heise - The Harry and Eugertha Heise Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Harry and Eugertha Heise Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 by Ron and Julia Heise in memory of his parents, Harry and Eugertha Heise. Eligibility is based on merit with preference given to students majoring in English or Communications and to first generation students.

UVA-Wise

Heise - The Julia R. Heise Scholarship Fund

The Julia R. Heise Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by the offices of Student Support Services and Upward Bound at UVA-Wise in honor of Julia Heise, a former proponent and director of the TRIO programs at the College for 28 years. The scholarship will be awarded to students who meet TRIO criteria for eligibility and demonstrate academic potential, which includes being a first generation college student with a low- income or low-income with a learning or physical disability, and a grade point average of 2.5 or better. Students must submit an application and short essay on how TRIO programs benefit students to the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.

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Herlinger - The Dr. William B. Herlinger Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Dr. William B. Herlinger Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Julia Elaine Herlinger in honor and memory of her husband, Dr. William B. Herlinger, in 2003. The recipient must demonstrate merit and financial need and maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average. Scholarships may be renewable based on academic performance at the College. Preference will be given to students from Wise County or Southwest Virginia. Students who receive awards must come to know who Dr. Herlinger was and something about his philosophy of education; a picture will be on display for recipients to view. First preference will be given to a foreign language major.

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Herlinger - The Dr. William B. Herlinger Miner's Scholarship Fund

The Dr. William B. Herlinger Miner's Scholarship Fund for Academic Achievement in Memory of Winston David Adkins was established by Julia Elaine Herlinger in honor and memory of her father in 2003. The recipients should be coal miners attending College either full or part-time, with preference given to unemployed or disabled miners. Second priority will be given to fathers supporting dependent children who have worked before as miners and are in the process of advancing themselves academically. Students must demonstrate merit and financial need and maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average. Scholarships may be renewable based on academic performance at the College. Preference will be given to students from Wise County.

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Hill - The Napoleon Hill Scholarship Fund

The Napoleon Hill Scholarship Fund was established by the Napoleon Hill Foundation in 1997 in honor and memory of Napoleon Hill, a prominent citizen of Wise County. The scholarship was established to encourage students from the Department of Business and Economics to participate in honors studies and engage in business research and internships through special academic papers based upon the application of Hill's "Keys to Success" philosophy. Application requests should be made to the Office of Financial Aid.

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Holyfield - The Velta Collins Holyfield Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Velta Collins Holyfield Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by family and friends in memory and honor of Velta Holyfield, an outstanding nurse educator in Wise County. Awards are made to rising seniors based on academic achievement, leadership potential, and motivation and talent for excellence in practice.

UVA-Wise

Howard - The Joe Tom & Frances Fraley Howard Scholarship Fund

The Joe Tom & Frances Fraley Howard Scholarship Fund was established in 1993 by Joe Tom and Frances Howard to assist worthy and deserving students. Scholarship awards are based on need and merit with preference given to students from Southwest Virginia.

UVA-Wise

Humphrey - The Jim N. Humphreys Scholarship Fund

The Jim N. Humphreys Scholarship Fund was established in 1998, by friends and family in honor and memory of Jim N. Humphreys. Scholarship awards are to be made to students who have a grade point average of 3.0, and display good character, qualities of honesty, morality and industry. Preference will be given to students participating in a sports program.

UVA-Wise

Humphrey - The Lucien P. and Glessye Humphreys Scholarship Fund

The Lucien P. and Glessye Humphreys Scholarship Fund was established to provide assistance to students from Southwest Virginia currently attending or accepted for admission to the College. Awards will be made to students demonstrating academic progress as evidenced by a 3.5 grade point average, majoring in business or economics, and participating in the intercollegiate athletic program.

UVA-Wise

Internal Medicine Associates Merit Scholarship Fund

The Internal Medicine Associates Merit Scholarship Fund is sponsored by the Internal Medicine Associates of Southwest Virginia. The scholarship provides annual scholarships to students from Southwest Virginia who qualify scholastically. Recipients may major in any field.

UVA-Wise

Jackson - The Harold and Anne Jackson Scholarship Fund

The Harold and Anne Jackson Scholarship Fund was endowed in 1988 to provide assistance for those who have attended Central High School and qualify on the basis of need and merit.

James Madison

James Madison

James Madison University Freshman Scholarship Program Freshman applicants are invited to apply for merit-based awards through the Dingledine Scholarship Program. Recipients of these extremely competitive awards display academic achievement, leadership, community service and unique qualities that will enhance our campus. Thomas and Karyn Dingledine Scholarships: Award amount is equivalent to full in-state tuition (currently $6,964) for four years at JMU. Six awards are given annually. Early Action freshman application to JMU is required. Madison Achievement Scholarships: Award amounts vary from $2,000 for two years to $500 for one year. Approximately 50 awards are given annually. The Second Century Scholarships program financially supports exemplary students entering any of the following STEM majors: Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer, Earth Science, Engineering, Geology, Information Analysis, Integrated Science and Technology, Math, Physics, and Statistics. The amount of the scholarship is set at 75 percent of in-state tuition of the year recipients enter the university and continues at this amount for the four years.
JMU Freshman Scholarship Program

UVA

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Scholarship

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation Scholarship Competition: One student from among the senior class that applies to the University of Virginia at Charlottesville may be nominated by the scholarship committee to represent our school. "The fundamental mission of the Jefferson Scholars Foundation is to identify, attract, and nurture individuals of extraordinary intellectual range and depth who possess the highest qualities of leadership, scholarship, and citizenship. We seek those with great promise, and give them sufficient financial support so they are free to develop their talents and to use them for the good of the University community." If you wish to be considered for the nomination, please see Mrs. Dotson.

ETSU

Jobe - Aubrey Hunter Jobe Memorial

Aubrey Hunter Jobe Memorial In memory of Aubrey Hunter Jobe, established by his family and friends. For entering Freshmen who are graduates of Northside High School, Roanoke County, VA. Selection is based on leadership, participation in school activities, and academics. Scholarship Office

UVA-Wise

Johnson - The Beulah Mae Johnson Secondary Teaching Award

The Beulah Mae Johnson Secondary Teaching Award was established in 1995 to recognize those students who demonstrate meritorious achievement and commitment to a life-long career in teaching. Applicants must have completed the course work needed to teach at the secondary level with a major in history or English.

UVA-Wise

Johnson - The Judith Johnson Scholarship Fund

The Judith Johnson Scholarship Fund was established in 1994 for students majoring in psychology and attending the Extended Learning program at Abingdon. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit and financial need.

UVA-Wise

Johnson Family Tuition Award

The Johnson Family Tuition Award was established by Cynthia Johnson Polly in honor of the Johnson family. This award will be given annually to a deserving student, and will be based on financial need. The award will be made by a designated faculty committee.

Any College

KFC Colonel's Scholars Program

KFC Colonel's Scholars Program: This program is dedicated to assisting students with financial need who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public institution within their state of legal residence. To qualify, a student must graduate from high school and have maintained a minimum 2.75 GPA, enroll in a public, in-state college or university pursuing a bachelor's degree, and be a US citizen or permanent resident. Students can complete their application at www.kfcscholars.org

UVA-Wise

King - The E. Glenwood King Memorial Scholarship Fund

The E. Glenwood King Memorial Scholarship Fund was endowed in 1991 by Charlotte King, in memory and honor of her husband, Glenwood, who served as one of the College's first Advisory Council members. The award is presented annually to an Appalachia High School graduate and is based on academic merit and is awarded by an appointed committee. Applications are available at Appalachia High School.

UVA-Wise

King - The Edward Lee King Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Edward Lee King Memorial Scholarship Fund was endowed in 1988 by Charlotte and Glenwood King in honor of their son, Edward Lee King. The award is presented annually to students from Appalachia and is awarded by an appointed committee on the basis of character, achievement and citizenship. Applications are available at Appalachia High School.

King College

King Athletic Scholarship

King Athletic Scholarship Athletes are required to try out and those who are U.S. citizens must complete the FAFSA. Coach's discretion. Athletic Scholarship recipients are excluded from receiving other forms of institutional aid. Request Information at King College Scholarships

King College

King College Academic Merit Scholarships

King College Academic Merit Scholarships ACT or SAT Criteria 28 or 1260 Greater than or equal to 3.0 Scholarship Value $9,000 ACT or SAT Criteria 24-27 or 1110-1250 Greater than or equal to 3.0 $8,000 Request Information at King College Scholarships

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Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce Santa Train Scholarship

Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce $5,000 Santa Train Scholarship: This scholarship ($1,250/year) is good for four consecutive years as long as the student stays in an accredited school and maintains the equivalent of a 2.5 GPA. The criteria for eligibility of this scholarship are to be a graduating Kentucky, Virginia, or Tennessee high school student; attend a school in a county bordering the train route; financial need (based on family need); academic records; extra-curricular activities; work records; and a counselor's recommendation.

UVA-Wise

Kline Foundation Annual Scholarship Award Fund

The Kline Foundation Annual Scholarship Award Fund provides funds for needy and deserving students chosen on the basis of scholarship, need, and the ability to continue work toward a college degree.

UVA-Wise

Knox - The S. A. and Jane Knox Memorial Scholarship Fund

The S. A. and Jane Knox Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by the Wise Kiwanis Club and the Knox family in honor of prominent Wise residents S.A. and Jane Knox. First preference is given to students from Wise and second preference to students from Wise County. Need and ability are the two main criteria for receipt of this award.

Any College

Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program

Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program This program recognizes and rewards young volunteers (ages 6-18) who help make their communities a better place. Prizes vary from a $50 Kohl's gift card to a $5,000 scholarship. Interested students must be nominated. Winners will be announced. Please visit www.kohlskids.com or see Mrs. Dotson for further information.

ETSU

Kovach - Bill and Lynne Stamm Kovach

Bill and Lynne Stamm Kovach For deserving and needy undergraduate students. Must demonstrate potential for academic success and have documented financial need. Incoming freshmen must have minimum 2.5 GPA and 24 ACT or above; currently enrolled students must have 3.0 GPA. ETSU Scholarship Office

 

 

 

 

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