Scholarships are awards that do not have to be paid back and are based on student performance and talent. Some scholarships consider financial need when determining eligibility.
No available NOVA scholarship applications at this time.
American Foreign Service Association The AFSA Scholarship Program is offering a merit scholarship to dependents of Foreign Service personnel to pursue a college education. Send materials to: American Foreign Service Association, 2101 E Street, N. W., Washington, DC. 20037. For more information visit their website at:www.AFSA.Org Deadline varies.
American Society of Civil Engineers Samuel Fletcher Tapman ASCE Student Chapter/Club Scholarships are being offered to members in good standing at the time of the application. Send requested information to: American Society of Civil Engineers, Member Scholarships & Awards, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA. 20191-4400. For further information visit the website at:www.ASCE.org
Annandale Business and Professional Women The Annandale Chapter of the Business and Professional Women’s Club offers need based scholarships to students already enrolled in or attending a college, university, or trade school. For further information and application materials, write: Annandale BPW, Scholarship Committee, P. O. box 494, Annandale, VA. 22003
Arlington County Sheriff’s Office Together with the Virginia Sheriff’s Institute, the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office has gathered funds for a scholarship program designed to provide opportunity to students who would like to pursue a career in law enforcement or criminal justice. You must be a Arlington resident to be eligible. Submit application materials to: Virginia Sheriff’s Institute, 701 East Franklin Street, Suite 706, Richmond, VA. 23219. For further information, call: 804-225-7152.
Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship Program. The purpose of the Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship Program is to increase access to higher education and to develop student leadership potential for graduating high school seniors who will be attending a Virginia Community College for the first time in Fall 2013. One ($3,000) scholarship will be awarded for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters. The Student Financial Aid Committee will select the recipient in July. The recipient will be notified by August 2013. Deadline for June 14th. View application.
Community College Stem Scholarship Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) encourages academically talented individuals to pursue studies and careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The VSGC offers a limited number of scholarship opportunities to students majoring in STEM at any campus in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). These $2,000 scholarships are competitive awards based on academic merit for students demonstrating an interest in NASA’s missions and STEM related careers. Underrepresented minorities, females and students with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Learn More
Elks National Foundation The Elks Foundation offers a program that is open to any prospective student planning to pursue an eligible Vocational/Technical curriculum above and supplemental to high school or preparatory school level. A high school diploma or GED is not required. Completion must result in an associate degree, diploma, or certificate. Full-time enrollment is required. For further information, contact your local Elks Foundation. Elks National Foundation of the United States of America, 2750 N. Lakeview Avenue, Chicago, IL. 60614-1889, Phone: 312-929-2100 .http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/OurScholarships.cfm
Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship
Complete application materials must be received in the CFAO by Friday, March 29th, 2013.
Mail application to:
Sharon Sheridan, Scholarship Coordinator
College Financial Aid Office
Northern Virginia Community College
CFAO Office Center, Room 501
Annandale, VA 20003-3796
All applicants must provide the following along with the application:
- One letter of recommendation from a professor, teacher or advisor.
- Transcript demonstrating GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
- A list of clubs, activities, accomplishments, leadership roles held and years involved, including those related to their field of study or military job experience.
- An essay of 200–300 words on why the student chose to study technical education, how their achievements and/or leadership roles have helped them grow individually and their future goals within the technical field.
HubShout Marketing Scholarship - Deadline of Nov. 30, 2012
The HubShout Online Marketing Scholarship is designed to help students who are on the path to any type of business or marketing career that will involve online marketing. Students who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education, have at least a 3.0 GPA and are working toward a career in business or marketing are encouraged to apply. Application.
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundationprovides financial assistance in the form of scholarships to deserving sons and daughters of current or former United States Marines; and to deserving sons and daughters of current or former United States Navy Corpsmen who have served with the United States Marine Corps, in their pursuit of higher education. http://www.marine-scholars.org/
National Federation of the BlindThis program offers scholarships in all fields of study. Applicants must be legally blind and studying (or planning to study) full-time at the post-secondary level. Awards are made on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and financial need. Write for more information: National Federation of the blind, 814 4th Avenue, #200, Grinnella, IA. 50112. Call for more information at: 515-236-3366.
National Foundation ScholarshipsNational Restaurant Association Undergraduate program offers scholarships to full-time students in a food service hospitality degree program. Must have interest and/or work experience in the industry. Must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 or “B” average. Fields of major include: hotel, restaurant and institutional management, culinary arts dietetics, food science and technology, and other food service related fields. Award amounts vary form $500-$4,000. Send application materials to: National Restaurant Association Undergraduate Scholarships, 250 Wacker Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago IL. 60606-5838. For more information, call: 312-715-1010.
Northern Virginia Scholarship Fund, Inc.Altrusa International Inc. of Northern Virginia sponsors one or more scholarships to students who are working toward a degree or certificate that will allow them to better serve their community. Must demonstrate financial need and educational intentions. For application materials, write to: Northern Virginia Scholarships Fund, Inc., c/o Ms. Helen Morrison, 8222 Terra Grande Avenue, Springfield, VA. 22153.
Soroptimists InternationalOne finalist from each region wins an additional $2,000. This program recognizes community efforts and achievement, encourages patriotism and effective cooperation in home, community, national, and international affairs. The awards are “ awards of Merit” rather than scholarships. Awards range from $1,000 to $3,500. For further information write to: Soroptimist International of the Americas, Suite 1000, Two Pen Center Plaza, Philadelphia, PA. 19012-1883. Be sure to inquire about your nearest chapter. http://www.soroptimist.org
SySTEMic Solutions Pathway to the Baccalaureate Scholarship. SySTEMic Solutions and the Micron Foundation are pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity for Pathway to the Baccalaureate students who are pursuing an education in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) field.
Target Scholarship:The Target All-Around Scholarship is managed entirely by CSFA and CSFA will screen the applications and make final selections. You may be full or part time student. You have to be 24 or younger. Previous recipients and employees are not eligible. www.target.com
Teacher Education Scholarship ProgramFunded through the Commonwealth of Virginia, The Virginia Space Grant Consortium provides scholarships to students working toward a degree in teaching mathematics and science. Maximum amount of awards are $1,000, for full-time undergraduate students. Applicants should submit one original and 6 copies of all materials to: The Virginia Space Grant Consortium, Old Dominion University Peninsula center, 2713-D Magruder Boulevard, Hampton, VA. 23666. http://www.vsgc.odu.edu