Applications for the following scholarships may be found either on the donor's sites given for their online scholarships or through the LCPS Naviance site if an application is available to us. Please check those sites for applications.

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    College Board Big Future Scholarships - Open to graduating Seniors in the 2022-2023 school year.  Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships. This process begins by Building Your College List. See the link:  https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/bigfuture-scholarshipsThe more effort you put in, the more opportunities to earn a scholarship. Complete all six, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.  More opportunities are available through the website.

     

    LCPS - A Gift for Textile Studies - 1 @ $1,000 - This scholarship opportunity is for a graduating senior wishing to attend an accredited institution of higher learning (either university or vocational) to study textiles in either manufacture, design, or fiber arts, etc.  Financial needs may or may not be taken into consideration in the selection process.  A page containing the applicant's name, address, contact information, high school and choice of higher learning institution and other pertinent information as desired.  A second page with the student's name and an essay of 250-500 words on the area of textiles study the applicant wishes to pursue and why.  One letter of recommendation from a teacher/instructor or textile authority is suggested.  Up to three photographs of samples of work relative to textile studies may be submitted in paper form, electronic, or real photo of one (1) whole item and one (1) area close up of same item.  The photos will not be returned.  The applicant packet, applicant information, letter of recommendation, essay and photos must be submitted by email to:  cpgdesigns@yahoo.com by the deadline of May 5, 2023.  The gift may not be awarded if completed applications or a suitable applicant is not received.

     

    LCPS - AFCEA - Lavon Jordan Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships - $2,500 - Awarded to graduating high school seniors (Summer 2023) who will be attending an accredited four-year academic institution in the United States for the 2023-2024 academic year and pursuing a major in STEM or a related field that supports the mission of FTI and the AFCEA Educational Foundation.  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and live within the United States.  Applicant must be an individual from a historically underrepresented population, including but not limited to minorities, women, persons who identify as LGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities.  Applicant must be in high school and pursuing a full-time education at an accredited four-year academic institution in the United States for the 2023-2024 academic year.  Applicant must have and maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.  Applicant must be pursuing a major in a STEM or related field.  Applicants must submit a completed application including a 500-word essay.  A current transcript with completed courses and grades is to be submitted to: edfoundation@afcea.org.  At least one letter of recommendation should be provided from a career counselor or STEM teacher.  Letters should be submitted in pdf form via email to:  edfoundation@afcea.org.  Letter of acceptance to an accredited four-year academic institution should be included.  Information and the online application can be found at: https://www.afcea.org/lavon-jordan-diversity-and-inclusion-scholarships.  If an applicant is unable to submit electronically, items may be mailed to:  AFCEA Educational Foundation, 4114 Legato Road, Suite 1000, Fairax, VA 22033.  Deadline for this scholarship is May 31, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - Air Force Retired Officers Community (AFROC) Falcons Landing - $5,000 - One per high school - Applicant must be a graduating senior from Loudoun County Public Schools planning on attending a two- or four-year college or university.  Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.  Applicants must attach a copy of their FAFSA.  Transcript must be included. Two letters of recommendation are required.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Complete application packages must be forwarded to the email address:  FalconsLanding-Scholarship-Applications@falconslanding.org by the deadline date of April 21, 2023.

     

    LCPS - American Meteorological Society (AMS) Freshman Undergraduate Scholarships - $5,000 ($2,500 for winner's freshman and sophomore years)  This scholarship is open to all high school students, is designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status.  Applicants must be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2023 as a full-time student and plan to pursue a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.  (Marine Biology does not meet this requirement.)  Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  An official high school transcript showing grades from the past three years is required.  One letter of recommendation from a high school teacher, school counselor or personal reference is required.  A completed online application, which can be found at:  https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/information-for/students/ams-scholarships-and-fellowships/ams-freshman-undergraduate-scholarship/ is required.  The deadline for this scholarship is February 3, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - American Meteorological Society (AMS) Underserved Communities Scholarships - $6,000 ($3,000 for winners freshman year and second-year funding depends on successful completion of first academic year)  The AMS Scholarship for Underserved Communities will award funding to students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status.  Applicants must be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2023.  Students must plan to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.  (Marine Biology is not eligible.)  Applicants must have a GPA or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Students eligible to apply for the AMS Scholarship for Underserved Communities may also apply to the AMS Freshman Scholarship but can only accept one scholarship if selected for both.  An official high school transcript showing grades from the past three years is required.  One letter of recommendation from a high school teacher, school counselor or personal reference is required.  A completed online application which can be found at:  https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/information-for/students/ams-scholarship-and-fellowship-for-underserved-communities-formerly-minority-scholarship/ is required.  The deadline for this scholarship is February 24, 2023

     

    LCPS - Americanmuscle Automotive Scholarship - $2,500 - One scholarship will be awarded every spring semester, followed by one additional scholarship to be awarded for the fall semester of each year.  This scholarship is for a student pursuing an automotive themed major.  The scholarship is open to students who have exceptional drive and ambition.  An essay of 700-1500-words (PDF or Microsoft Word) about who you are and how you plan on using your automotive education to incite positive change and innovation within the custom care industry is required.  Proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. college or university, automotive engineering program, trade schools, or technical institute is required.  Information and the link to the application can be found at:  https://www.americanmuscle.come/scholarships.html.  Deadline for this scholarship is noon, October 15 or the next deadline of June 15.

     

    LCPS - Apple Federal Credit Union Scholarship - 25 @ $3,000 - Awards are given to students whose individual accomplishments demonstrate a distinguished impact on their family, school, or community.  Consideration is given to students who have overcome obstacles or encountered unique life experiences.  Applicants are required to be a member of Apple Federal Credit Union.  Applicants must be a Spring, 2023 high school graduate.  Applicants must have earned a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Information and the online application can be found at:  https://www.applefcu.org/appleweb/applescholarships.  Deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Army Emergency Relief-MG James Uranso Scholarship - This scholarship was established as a secondary mission to help Army families with undergraduate college expenses for their dependent children.  Student must be a dependent of a Soldier on federal active duty, a retired Soldier, or a deceased active or deceased retired Soldier.  Children of National Guard/Reserves Soldier are eligible if the Soldier is on Title 10 Orders for the entire academic year.  Student must be registered in DEERS.  Student must be under the age of 24.  Student must remain unmarried for the entire academic year.  Student must not be a member of the National Guard, Reserves, or other military branch.  Student must be enrolled, accepted or pending acceptance as a full-time Student in an accredited post-secondary or vocational institution.  Students attending Miliary Service Academies or not eligible.  Student must maintain a GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Student receiving funding from other sources (i.e., GI Bill, scholarships, VA benefits, etc.) may not be eligible to receive their full scholarship for AER.  Online application can be found at:  https://aerhq.academicworks.com/admin/opportunities/62.  A transcript including all completed coursework through the student's fall semester and reflecting the student's cumulative GPA must be submitted.  A 2023-2024 Student Aid Report is required.  Leave and Earning Statement must be provided.  Federal Title 10 Orders are required showing federal activation for the entire academic year.  If the soldier sponsor is retired, upload a copy of the DD214.  If the soldier died while on active duty, upload a copy of the casualty report.  Deadline for this scholarship is April 1, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Army Engineer Spouses' Club- AEMA Award - The AEMA is available to qualifying high school seniors or a graduate within one year of graduation to include GED and based on academic and extracurricular achievement during high school, along with a written essay, and an official transcript and SAT/ACT scores.  Applicants must have a sponsor, parent, or legal guardian who is a member of the Army Engineer Spouses Club and U.S. Army Engineer (active duty, reserve/national guard, retired or deceased) or current Dept. of the Army employee of the United States Army Corps of Engineers.  Information and the application can be found at:  https://www.armyengineerspouses.org/army-engineer-memorial-awards-aema.html.  The application may be emailed to:  awardsapplication@armyengineerspouses.org with the subject line indicating 2023 AEMA Award, or by U.S. mail to:  Memorial Awards Committee, c/o Kara Anderson, P.O. Box 6332, Alexandria, VA 22306-6332.  Deadline for this scholarship is February 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Army Engineer Spouses' Club Award-Geraldine K. Morris Scholarship - This scholarship is open to a high school senior who intends to enroll in a program leading to a nursing degree or certification.  This award is renewable annually, based on GPA, providing a student maintains full-time enrollment in a nursing program.  The award must be applied toward tuition or scholastic expenses at a two-year or four-year college or university.  Awards are merit based on academic and extracurricular achievement during high school and includes a written essay, and an official transcript and SAT/ACT scores.  Applicants must have a sponsor, parent, or legal guardian who is a member of the Army Engineer Spouses club and U.S. Army Engineer (active duty, reserve/national guard, retired or deceased) or current Dept. of the Army employee of the United States Army Corps of Engineers.  Information and the application can be found at:  https://www.armyengineerspouses.org/army-engineer-memorial-awards-aema.html.  The application may be emailed to:  awardsapplication@armyengineerspouses.org with the subject line indicating 2023 AEMA Award, or by U.S. mail to:  Memorial Awards Committee, c/o Kara Anderson, P.O. Box 6332, Alexandria, VA 22306-6332.  The deadline for this scholarship is February 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - CFLNFC - Blair & Mike Pirrello Vocational Scholarship - $500-$2,500 - Applicant must be a Loudoun County resident and high-school graduate or GED equivalent within the past four years seeking further education through a vocational trade or apprenticeship.  Some emphasis may be placed on financial need.  With approval funds received may be used for academic or testing costs, books, and associated trade tools.  Applicant must complete the CFLNFC general scholarship application.  One sealed letter of recommendation or one emailed letter of recommendation to scholarships@communityfoundationlf.org with YOUR NAME in the subject area.  An official school transcript or email receipt direct from your school counselor to scholarships@communityfoundationlf.org with YOUR name in the subject area.  Letter acknowledging enrollment is required.  One completed copy of your FAFSA or IRS for 1040.  The complete application package must be received by email to: scholarships@communityfoundationlf.org or by mail to: CFLNFC, 714 East Market Street, Leesburg, VA 20176 by March 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - CFLNFC - Debbie Settle Scholarship - $1,000-$2,500 - Applicants must intend to study and undertake a future career in music performance or music education, with some emphasis on seeking choral leadership such a choral directing, choral education, and choral performance.  Applicant for this scholarship must be a graduating senior from a Loudoun County high school.  Applicant must have a GPA of at least 2.8.  Applicants must include an essay of 250-300 words sharing "how you seek to inspire others through a career in music".  The completed application form for each scholarship for which your are applying is required.  One sealed letter of recommendation or one emailed letter of recommendation to scholarships@communityfoundationlf.org with YOUR NAME in the subject area.  An official school transcript or email receipt direct from your school counselor to scholarships@communityfoundationlf.org with YOUR NAME in the subject area.  One letter acknowledging enrollment or acceptance at college or university.  One completed copy of your FAFASA or IRS Form 104-0.  The complete application package must be received by email to:  scholarships@communityfoundationlf.org or by mail at CFLNFC, 714 East Market Street, Leesburg, VA 20176 by March 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - CFLNFC - Gavin Rupp "I Promise 15" Scholarship - $1,500-$5,000 - This scholarship is available to students who have a dedicated career interest in allied health medicine with selection preference for students who seek a career in pediatric care and/or pediatric cancer treatment (oncology).  Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Loudoun County high school.  Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.  The completed application form for each scholarship for which you are applying.  One sealed letter of recommendation or one emailed letter of recommendation to scholarships@communityfoundationlf.org with YOUR NAME in the subject area.  One completed copy of  your FAFSA or IRS Form 1040.  One copy of official school transcript or email direct from your school counselor to scholarsihps@communityfoundationlf.org with YOUR NAME in the subject area.  Copy of letter(s) acknowledging enrollment or acceptance.  A 250-300-word essay sharing why you seek to be a healthcare professional.  The complete application package must be received by email to:  scholarships@communityfoundationlf.org or by mail at:  CFLNFC, 714 East Market Street, Leesburg, VA 20176 by March 28 2023

     

    LCPS - CFLNFC - Quinn William Gorman Scholarship - $2,000 - Applicant must be a Loudoun County resident and a graduate or graduating senior from a Loudoun County high school with an emphasis on Riverside High School intending to achieve a four-year degree.  Applicant must have at least a 3.4 GPA.  Applicant must have a financial need as well as community involvement, events, and/or sports participation.  The applicant must complete the applicati0on form for each scholarship for which your are applying.  Once sealed letter of recommendation or one emailed letter of recommendation to scholarships@communityfoundationlf.org with YOUR NAME in the subject area.  One completed copy of your FAFSA or IRS Form 1040.  Once copy of official school transcript or direct from your school counselor to scholarships@communityfoundationlf.org with YOUR NAME in the subject area.  Copy of letter(s) acknowledging enrollment or acceptance.  A 250-300-word essay sharing "Your goals and why you wish to attend higher education."  The complete application package must be received by email to scholarships@communityfoundationlf.org or by mail at:  CFLNFC, 714 East Market Street, Leesburg, VA 20176 by March 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Committee for Dulles Community Outreach Scholarships - 8 Academic Scholarships @ $2,000 and 2 Academic/Community Service @ $2,500 - Applicant must be an employee of, or dependent of an employee of a business or agency operating in the Washington Dulles Airport Community (defined as inside the fence that surrounds airport property).  Applicant is a graduating high school senior of the Class of 2023.  Applicant must enroll in an accredited community college, trade school, college or university as a full-time or part-time student.  Applicant demonstrates leadership and commitment to the community through involvement in extracurricular and/or volunteer activities.  The Academic/Community Service scholarship awardee will demonstrate considerable community service.  Applicant must submit a completed application form, student essay, provide a recommendation letter from a teacher, and a high school transcript.  No financial disclosure is required, the scholarship is not need based.  The scholarship may be used for tuition and other related expenses, i.e., books.  The scholarship must commence within 12 months of the scholarship award or will be forfeited.  Applications are due no later than March 28, 2023, and emailed to Mark Treadaway at:  mark@washingtonairports.com.  Please contact Mark Treadaway at 703 342-6073 if you have questions.

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-AMS Opportunity Scholarship - $1,000 - The AMS Opportunity Scholarship is to promote talented youth with financial need to continue their education in the STEM field.  Applicants for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia scholarships must create an account.  Once that is done, applicants may apply to each scholarship using the online scholarship portal. Applicants must have a financial need.  Applicants eligible for free and reduced fee meal programs will automatically qualify.  Applicant must be applying for 2-year or 4-year degree/certification program in accredited, not-for-profit college/university/trade or vocational school anywhere in the U.S.  Preference will be given to students going on to study in STEM fields of interest that will position them for careers in existing industries or emerging technology fields.  A completed FAFSA form will be considered and weighted.  A GPA of 2.7 or greater is required.  Information and the online application can be found at:  https://www.cfnova.org/scholarships/ams-opportunity-scholarship-fund.  The deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2023

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-Ashworth Grogran - $5,000 renewable for up to two years - Applicants for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia scholarships must create an account.  Once that is done, applicants may apply to each scholarship using the online scholarship portal.  This scholarship fund is to benefit high school seniors residing in Northern Virginia and college students at Northern Virginia Community College advancing their education through a pursuit of an advanced certification or degree in the fields of education and health.  Applicants are graduating high school seniors and must have a high school transcript with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Northern Virginia Community College students must submit a high school transcript and a current NOVA transcript with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Priority will be given to students with financial need.  A FAFAS must be included.  A brief essay regarding the applicant's financial need, academic goals, how the scholarship will help to advance their educational goals, and what other financial aid (scholarships, loans, work study, etc.) have been awarded to the applicant.  Application can be found at:  https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/ashworth-grogan-scholarship-fund.  Deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2023

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-Booz Allen Hamilton Vision Scholarship - 5 scholarships @ $3,000 per year, renewable for up to four years.  Applicants for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia scholarships must create an account.  Once that is done, applicant may apply for each scholarship using the online scholarship portal.  This scholarship is open to legal dependent children of full-time and part-time Booz Allen Hamilton staff members residing anywhere in the world.  Applicant must be between the ages of 16 and 25 and demonstrate superior achievement, character, citizenship, loyalty, integrity, participation in extracurricular activities, and a reference from academic, professional, or business associates.  Applicant must reside with parents or be otherwise financially dependent on them and be enrolled in or have been accepted for enrollment in an undergraduate degree program at an accredited college or university in the United States.  Information and application can be found at:  https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/booz-allen-hamilton-vision-scholarship-fund.  Deadline for this scholarship is March 29, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-Charles Homer Barton - 5 @ $4,000 - Open to legally dependent children of police officers or sheriff's deputies who are employed by the Fairfax County, VA Police Department, the Loudoun County, VA Sheriff's Office and the Police Departments in Leesbur, Middleburg, and Purcellville.  Applicants for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia scholarship must create an account.  Once that is done, applicants may apply to each scholarship using the online scholarship portal.  Primary attention will be given to children of police officers who have been killed in the line of duty.  The scholarship is for undergraduate education at a two- or four-year accredited college or university.  The scholarship selection committee will consider both academic achievement and community service.  Information and the application can be found at:  https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/charles-homer-barton-scholarship-fund.  The deadline for the scholarship is March 15, 2023

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-Dorothy Jean Coates Scholarship - 1 @ $1,000 to $2,000 - Applicants for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia scholarships must create an account.  Once that is done, applicants may apply to each scholarship using the online scholarship portal.  Preference will be given to "nontraditional" applicants, defined as meeting one or more of the following criteria determined by the National Center for Education Statistics: Student attends college part-time; Student works full-time while in school; Student has delayed enrollment into postsecondary education; Student is recognized as financially independent for financial aid purposes; student has dependents other than a spouse; Student is a single parent; Student passed a General Education Development (GED) exam or earned a certificate of high school completion instead of receiving a standard high school diploma; Preference will be given to applicants attending Northern Virginia Community College.  Applicant must clearly demonstrate the unique challenges associated with them returning to school.  Information and the application can be found at:  https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/dorothy-jean-coates-scholarship-foundation-fund.  To submit the application or to ask questions, email:  RLVC3RD@gmail.com.  Completed applications must be received by April 15, 2023

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-Elizabeth Koury - $5,000 per year for 4 years - Open to graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in medicine.  Applicants for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia scholarships must create an account.  Once that is done, applicants may apply to each scholarship using the online scholarship portal.  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who lives in Northern Virginia, demonstrates financial need, and plans to pursue a career in medicine.  The scholarship is for full-time enrollment at an accredited college or university.  The selection committee will consider academic achievement, financial need, dedication to the field of medicine, and community service.  Applicants can find information and the application form at: https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/elizabeth-koury-scholarship-fund.  Deadline for the scholarship is March 15, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-Leslie Richarson Mem. - $3,000 - Benefits students studying musical performance, jazz studies or choral conduction at a predominantly black college or university (HBCU).  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Washington D.C., Virginia, North Carolina, or Upstate South Carolina.  Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Applicant must have been accepted into an HBCU.  Applicant must be entering his/her freshman year to study musical performance, jazz studies, or choral conduction at an accredited HBCU.  Applicant must submit an audition video.  Applicant must submit two (2) letters of reference.  Applicant can find information and the application at: https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/leslie-richardson-scholarship-fund.  Questions on this scholarship may be directed to Alison Bethel McKenzie: alibethel@aol.com.  Deadline for this scholarship is March 13, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-Miss Aranetta Memorial Scholarship - $1,000 - This scholarship was established to honor a beloved dance teacher through a scholarship to one deserving student each year for postsecondary education or college tuition.  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in Studio Blue Dance Center in Ashburn, Virginia.  Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Applicant must effectively convey how dance has impacted their life.  Preference will be given to applicants pursuing a postsecondary degreee program majoring or minoring in dance.  Applicants can find information and the application at:  https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/miss-aranetta-memorial-scholarship-fund.  Questions on this scholarship may be directed to Deanna Manley:  missascholarship@gmail.com.  Deadline for the scholarship is April 2, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-Northern Virginia First Responders - $5,000 a year up to 4 years - Benefits first responders and dependents of active first responders in the Northern Virginia Area by helping to finance their higher education.  Applicants for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia scholarships must create an account.  Once that is done, applicants may apply for each scholarship using the online portal.  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is an "active volunteer" first responder (Police, Fire, EMT), defined to mean those who are in good standing with the department and who have been "active" a minimum of one year within the volunteer service; or, a first responder (Police, Fire, EMT) who is either a professional first responder or an "active volunteer", or a dependent of a first responder who is either a professional first reponder or an "active volunteer".  Preference will be given to applicants who are graduating high school seniors who are "active volunteer" first responders.  All applicants must be residents of either Loudoun, Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington, Fauqier, Orange or Prince William County, Virginia.  Applicant must be in good standing with the county school system (if a graduating high school senior) and must demonstrate high moral character through a letter of recommendation by a teacher and/or an active officer where they or their family member serves.  Applicant who is a graduating high school senior must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Applicant must demonstrate financial need through the submission of a FAFSA Student Aid Report, FAFSA4Caster, or through a short-written statement.  Applicant must describe the extracurricular activities participated in, demonstrate how they have shown resilience amid challenges in their lives, express how their experience as a first responder, or connection to a first responder, has positively impacted their life through an essay submission no longer than two pages (double-spaced, size 12 font).  Applicant must demonstrate how their experience as a first responder, or connection to a first responder, will enrich their experience in higher education and beyond, and describe where they see themselves in 10 years through an essay submission no longer than two pages (double-spaced, size 12 font).  Applicant (regardless of age) must plan to pursue a post-secondary education in any field at a nonprofit university, college, community college or other certification or skills acquisition or upskilling program offered by a nonprofit or public entity.  Applicant must disclose their current employment status and how many hours worked.  Applicants must disclose the school they are expecting to attend, proposed field of study and the current total amount of scholarships and grans expedted to be received for their education.  Applicants can find information and the application at:  https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/northern-virginia-first-responders-scholarship-fund.  Deadline for the scholarship is March 15, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-NVTC Foundation Kilberg Scholarship - 5 @ $5,000 - Benefits women pursuing higher education in STEM-related fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and who demonstrate leadership promise and potential in the technolgy field.  Applicants for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia scholarships must create an account.  Once that is done, applicants may apply to each scholarship using the online scholarship portal.  Applicant must self-define as a woman.  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, high school graduate, or GED holder, regardless of age, pursuing post-secondary education or training in a STEM related field.  Applicant must be accepted for admission to a university, college, community college or other certification program offered by a non-profit public entity.  Applicant must be resident of Northern Virginia (Loudoun County in listed within the criteria).  A compelling essay describing the applicant's aspirations for a STEM related career is required.  An excellent supporting third party letter of recommendation is required.  Applicants can find information and the application at:  https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/nvtc-foundation-kilberg-scholarship-fund.  Deadline for the scholarship is March 15, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-Plein Environmental Scholarship - Up to $15,000 over 4 years ($2,500 for the first two years @ NVCC and $5000 for the final two years @ a 4 year Virginia public university).  Recipient must continue to meet the renewal requirements each year.  Benefits students in need of financial assistance who are pursuing an associate degree at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) and intending to receive admission to a four-year university to pursue a degree in an environmental field.  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior set to attend Northern Virginia Community College or be a current first-year NVCC student.  Student must be pursuing a two-year degree from NVCC with the intention of transferring to a four- year university to complete their bachelor's degree.  Student must be pursuing a degree in an environmental field of study.  Possible degrees include Environmental Science, Conservation, Environmental Studies, Forestry, or otherwise related.  Student must demonstrate financial need through submission of a short, written statement.  Student must clearly and compellingly demonstrate why they wish to pursue an environmental field of study and how they hope to utilize their degree, through the submission of an essay.  Application must include the completed application form, Environmental Services Resume, Essay Responses, and a copy of your high school transcript.  Applicants can find information and the application at:  https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/plein-environmental-scholarship-fund.  Applications must be emailed to scholarship@whfarmfoundation.org by the deadline of April 28, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-Rose Koury Scholarship - $5,000 per year for up to 4 years - Open to graduating high school senior living in Northern Virginia, demonstrate financial need, and plan to pursue a career in education.  Applicants for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia scholarship must create an account.  Once that is done, applicants may apply to each scholarship using the online scholarship portal.  Scholarship is for full-time enrollment at an accredited college or university.  The selection committee will consider academic achievement, financial need, dedication to the field of education, and community service.  Applicants can find information and the application form at:  https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/rose-koury-scholarship-fund.  Deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - Community Foundation for Northern Virginia-Vance International  - 2 @ $500-$2,000 - Open to residents of Northern Virginia pursuing careers in law enforcement or security including the administration of justice.  Applicants for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia scholarships must create an account.  Once that is done, applicants may apply to each scholarship using the online scholarship portal. Applicants must be residents of Northern Virginia pursuing a career in law enforcement or security including the administration of justice.  A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.  Students must attend accredited universities as a full-time or part-time student.  Transcripts from all high schools attended must be submitted.  Applicants must complete application found at:  https://www.cfnova.org/scholarship/vance-international-inc-scholarship-fund.  The deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - Culinary, Event, Tourism & Hospitality Scholarships - up to 4 @ $2,500 - Visit Loudoun is offering up to 4 scholarships to graduation seniors planning to enter the tourism and hospitality field in an accredited learning institution and engaging in studies directly related in the tourism/hospitality disciplines as a full or part-time student.  The scholarship must commence within 12 month of the scholarship award.  The award must be used for tuition and other related expenses, i.e., books.  There is no minimum GPA requirement.  There will be no FAFSA or SAR required.  An official transcript is required.  Three letters of recommendation are required:  one from a teacher, and two from an employer, school counselor, community leader, hospitality business professional, or clergy that are not family members.  Please send application package to Harp@VisitLoudoun.org or by mail:  112-G South Street, SE, Leesubrg, VA 20175 by the deadline of March 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Dr. Juergen Reinhardt Memorial Scouting Scholarship - $1,000 - The applicant must be a graduating student who plans to pursue additional education beginning in the Fall of the same year.  The applicant must be a resident of Loudoun County, Virginia.  Applicant must be registered with the Boy Scouts of America as an active member of a Boy Scout Troup/Explorer post or registered with the Girl Scouts of America as an active member of a Girl Scout Troup.  A demonstrated commitment to education, Scouting, and the community is required.  The application is to be sent to:  Selection Committee, Dr. Juergen Reinhard memorial Scouting Scholarship, c/o. Judy Reinhardt, 201 Wildman Street, NE, Leesburg, VA 20176 by the deadline of March 28, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - ECF-Estelle Gaymon Memorial Scholarship - $5,000 - This scholarship is meant to offset the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies or equipment for a graduating senior (U.S. citizens only) who will be a full-time college student beginning Fall 2023.  Applicant must reside in Northern Virginia, which includes Loudoun County.  Applicant must be in the graduating class of 2023.  The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  The applicant must show demonstrated leadership ability in the school and community and have participated in community service projects.  The applicant must be planning to attend an accredited college/university.  A current official transcript that includes the most recent grades is required.  Two letters of recommendation are required with one being from a counselor or teacher.  Parent/Guardian contact information is required.  A 200-250-word essay response is required.  Information and the online application form can be found at:  https://www.ec-foundation.org/scholarship.  Deadline for the scholarship is January 31, 2023.

     

    LCPS - ECF-HBCU Scholarship - $2,500 - The HBCU Scholarship is meant to offset the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies or equipment for a graduating senior (U.S. citizens only) who will be a full-time college student beginning Fall 2023.  Applicant must reside in Northern Virginia, which includes Loudoun County.  Applicant must be in the graduating class of 2023.  The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  The applicant must attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU).  The applicant must show demonstrated leadership ability in the school and community and have participated in community service projects.  A current official transcript that includes the most recent grades is required.  Two letters of recommendation are required with one being from a counselor or teacher.  Parental/Guardian contact information is required.  A 200-250-word essay response is required.  Information and the online application form can be found at:  https://www.ec-foundation.org/scholarship.  The deadline for this scholarship is January 31, 2023.

     

    LCPS - ECF-Kozy Kercheif and Kozy Kap Scholarship - $5,000 - This scholarship is to offset tuition, books, and other academic resources for a graduating senior (U.S. citizen only) who has been diagnosed or treated for cancer or their parent has been diagnosed or treated for cancer.  Applicant must reside in the Northern Virginia area, including Loudoun County, and in the graduating class of 2023.  A Diagnosis Letter must be included.  Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  Applicant must show demonstrated leadership ability in school and community.  Applicant must be planning to attend an accredited college/university.  A current official transcript that includes the most recent grades is required.  Two letters of recommendation (one must be from a counselor or teacher) is required.  Parent/Guardian contact information must be included.  A 200-250-word essay response is required.  Information and the online application form can be found at:  https://www.ec-foundation.org/scholarship.  The deadline for this scholarship is January 31, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - ECF-STEM Scholarship - $5,000 - This scholarship is offered to a graduating senior (U.S. citizen) who will be a full-time college student majoring in a STEM field during the Fall, 2023.  Applicants must reside in the Northern Virginia area, including Loudoun County, and in the graduating class of 2023.  Applicant must have a minimum of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale.  Applicant must show a demonstrated leadership ability in the school and community.  Applicant must provide evidence of participation in STEM activities (i.e. science fairs, math competitions, documented research, etc.).  Applicant must plan to attend an accredited college/ university.  A current official transcript that includes the most recent grades must be included.  Two letters of recommendation are required (one MUST be from a Science, Technology, Math, or Engineering Department Chair).  Parent/Guardian contact information is required.  A 200-250-word essay response is required.  Information and the online application form can be found at:  https://www.ec-foundation.org/scholarship.  The deadline for this scholarship is January 31, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Esperanza Education Fund Scholarships - $5,000 - $20,000 - Applicant must have been born outside the United States or have two parents born outside the U.S. and be a graduating senior at a high school in D.C., Maryland or Virginia.  Applicant must be a 2023 graduating senior at a high school in D.C., Maryland or Virginia or have earned a GED within the last four years and reside in D.C., Maryland or Virginia.  Applicant must plan to enroll full-time in an accredited public college or university in the 2023-2024 academic year.  Applicant's family must have an income below $100,000 in 2022.  The application required information regarding household financial information, family background, intended college or university, high school transcript or GED scores, extracurricular activities, two essays, and two letters of recommendation.  SAT or ACT scores are optional.  Applicant can find information and the link to apply at:  https://www.esperanzafund.org/scholarship-program.  Deadline for this scholarship is April 1, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Fort Myers Thrift Shop High School Scholarship - Applicants must be high school seniors that are dependents of active duty, retired or deceased US Army personnel (all ranks of personnel) planning to attend a post-secondary institution in a degree program as a full-time student for the 2023-2024 school year.  Applicant and sponsor must reside in or be deployed from the Greater Washington Area (Loudoun County is included).  The Fort Meyers Thrift Shop High School Senior Scholarship and Agreement Form must be completed, printed, and signed by both the applicant and sponsor.  (If the sponsor is deceased or deployed, the applicant's other parent or guardian must sign in place of the sponsor.  Applicants must submit a photocopy of their current military dependent ID card.  An official transcript must be provided in a sealed envelope and signed by a school official.  Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 minimum.  If required by the school(s), transcripts may be mailed directly to the Fort Myer Thrift Shop.  SAT or ACT scores must be provided if they are not included on the applicant's official transcript.  A listing of all high schools attended (names and locations) must be included.  A one-page summary listing awards and activities including academic, non-academic, service and community projects, and employment showing applicant's leadership potential.  Completion of an essay of no more than two (2) double spaced pages responding to one of the three questions offered on the application is required.  One letter of recommendation from a school official, counselor, teacher, present or former employer, or community leader is required.  The letter must be in a sealed envelope and must include an address and telephone number at which the person writing the letter can be reached.  The writer should identify the applicant by name once in the introduction and then use "he" or "she" throughout the remainder of the letter.  No other letters will be considered.  The application and agreement as well as the instructions and checklist can be found on the Fort Myer Thrift Shop website:  http://www.fortmyerthriftshop.org/high-school-student-scholarship-application--instructions.html.  All materials are to be arranged in order and mailed in one envelope to:  Fort Meyers Thrift Shop, Attn: Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 1112, Fort Myer, VA  22211 by the deadline date of April 18, 2023.    

     

    LCPS - Foundation 649 Scholarship - 5 @ $4,000 over 4 years - empowers young, talented Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who are actively elevating and serving their communities across the country.  Applicants must identify as Asian American/Pacific Islander.  Applicant must be a US citizen, resident or foreign national.  Undocumented students are welcome to apply.  Applicant must be a full-time student enrolling in an accredited US university in the Fall as a freshman or transferring from a community college to seek a degree.  Applicant must have a track record of involvement and interest in AAPI communities, issues or causes.  The applicant must have a demonstrated financial need.  The application consists of a questionnaire and a short essay (1000 words maximum).  Creativity is welcome - alternative media will also be accepted in place of the essay if the applicant chooses (e.g., film, photography, etc.).  If you are selected as a recipient, with your permission, we plan to share your submission with our audiences.  A FAFSA SAR (student aid report) that shows the EFC (expected family contribution) or substitute is required.  Information and the link for the application can be found at:  https://foundation649.com.  Deadline for this scholarship is March 1, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Gloria Wille Bell and Carlos R. Bell Scholarship - $20,000/year for up to 4 years - This scholarship supports forwarding the careers of students pursuing degrees in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science or another related scientific field at the University of Michigan in the College of Engineering or the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.  Applicants must have graduated from high school with a grade-point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Applicants must be residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident.  Information and the online application can be found at:  https://bellscholarship.org/requirements-application/.  Deadline for this scholarship is March 1, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - Granville P. Meade Scholarships - $2,000 for four years providing the student continues to meet the scholarship criteria - The Virginia Department of Education has announced the Granville P. Meade Scholarship that provides financial assistance to students who have achieved academically but are financially unable to attend college.  This fund awards scholarships to eligible Virginia high school seniors to attend one of Virginia's public or private colleges or universities.  The application window opens to interested high school seniors to access the online portal and begin the application process on January 30, 2023.  Information for this scholarship can be found at:  https://www.doe.virginia.gov/parents-students/for-students/graduation/granville-p-meade-scholarship.  Applicants do not need to be a U.S. citizen to apply.  Applicant must be a senior in high school that is attending school in a Virginia (public, private, or homeschool).  Applicant must be planning to attend a post-secondary institution in Virginia (university, community college, or technical school).  There is no minimum GPA requirement; however, this scholarship is competitive in nature and typically, recipients are those that have an above average academic record.  Three (3) letters of recommendation are required.  One letter must be completed by your school administrator or school counselor.  Be sure to follow-up with your references after sending the request to ensure they received it and are able to complete it before the March 15, 2023, deadline for letters of recommendation.  The link to the Application Portal is:  https://vastudentservices.smapply.org/.  Deadline for completion of application is March 3, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.

     

    LCPS - Hispanic Scholarship Fund - $500 - $5,000 - Every year, HSF selects 10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars.  These scholars have access to invaluable Scholar Support Services including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training.  Scholars are selected on merit.  Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage.  An applicant must be a U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident or DACA.  Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA.  Applicant must plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university for the 2023-2024 academic year.  FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms must be submitted.  Information and the online application form can be found at:  https://www.hsf.net/scholarship.  Deadline for applications is February 15, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - Horatio Alger Association National Scholarships - 105 @ $25,000 - The Horatio Alger Association offers various scholarships to specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives.  National, State, Career & Technical, and targeted scholarships are offered.  Recipients receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the National Scholars Conference during the spring of their senior year and must attend to receive the award.  Applicants must be enrolled full-time as a high school junior in the United States.  Applicant must exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution).  A demonstrated critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required).  Involvement in co-curricular and community service activities is required.  Applicant must display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.  A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 is required.  Applicant must be a United States citizen.  Information and the application can be found at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships.  The deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2023.

     

    LCPS - ITE Diversity Scholars Program - $4,000 annually for up to 5 years - Open to underrepresented ethnic background students with an interest in a career in transportation and seeking to study transportation engineering, planning, or in a related-field at a school with an established ITE Student Chapter.  Applicant must be a US high school or community college student of African American; Native American, Alaskan, Hawaiian, or Hispanic/Latino heritage.  Applicant must be a US citizen or lawful permanent resident.  Applicant must plan on enrolling and attending an accredited college or university with an ITE chapter.  (Schools with ITE student chapters can be found at:  https://www.ite.org/membership/current-members/students/.)  Applicants must be in good standing with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.  Preference will be given to first generation college students and low household income.  Applicants eligible for Pell Grants (as determined through the FAFSA process) will be given priority but those not eligible will still be considered.  Those accepted into the ITE Diversity Scholars Program are eligible to continue in the program as long as they maintain acceptable progress toward graduation in the field of transportation engineering, planning, or a related field, and fulfill the minimum established standards for GPA.  Information and the online application can be found at:  https://www.ite.org/membership/diversity-scholars-program/.  The deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. Central time.

     

    LCPS - Izaak Walton League of America Conservation Scholarship - Applicants must be a child or grandchild or a member of the LCC-IWLA who is a member in-good-standing for at least three years prior to the application.  Applicant must be a permanent resident of Loudoun County for at least 3 years.  Applicant must have graduated or will graduate during the current academic year from a Loudoun County public or private high school.  Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited college for the upcoming academic year.  Two letters of recommendation, including one from the parent/grandparent sponsoring them.  Applicant is asked to complete responses to four essay questions on the application and cite any sources used in their response.  Transcript is required.  Information and the application form can be found at:  https://www.lcciwla.org/scholarships.  Application package must be mailed or emailed by the deadline of April 15, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - J&L Interiors Pathways of Design Scholarship - $5,000 - This scholarship is offered to an eligible graduating Loudoun County high school student interested in pursuing a professional career in the creative arts (art, architecture, design, photography, etc.)  The scholarship is to help fund expenses for higher education learning to include trade schools and universities with a preferred interest in study abroad immersive experience.  The scholarship can be used for travel expenses, tuition, expenses, books and lodging.  Applicant must briefly describe the top two community service projects in which they participated and why it was meaningful to you.  Applicant must complete a five-paragraph essay, discussing why you should receive the scholarship to further your creative arts education.  The applicant must include photograph or work papers of your creative experience (artwork, designs, photography, etc.) you wish the Scholarship Committee to consider.  A copy of the applicant's high school transcript must be included.  The completed application package must be submitted by email to: jandl@jandlinteriors.net.  Deadline for this scholarship is March 28, 2023, by 5:00 p.m.  

     

    LCPS - JMU Morven Park Scholarship - 4 @ $3,000 - This scholarship is offered to students who are graduating seniors from Loudoun County Public Schools and incoming freshman to James Madison University.  Applicant will be shown the scholarship after completing the General Application in James Madison General Application in Madison Scholarship Hub.  Applicants must complete the General application befory applying for the Morven Park Scholarship.  Applicant must have participated in at least one Morven Park Center for Civic Impact lesson or program between kindergarten and 12th grade.  Program name must be listed and the year completed.  In a 500-word essay, applicant must describe the skills learned during the Morven Park Center for Civic Impact lesson(s) and explain how those skills inform your civic participation today.  Applicant must also indicate their intention to participate in James Madison University Center for Civic Engagement (JMU CCE) activities and events.  Information and the application form can be found at:  https://jmu.academicworks.com/opportunities/10274.  Deadline for this scholarship is March 15, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Jeffrey C. Fowler Memorial Scholarship - $2,000 - Applicants for this scholarship must be a graduating senior from a LCPS high school who has been influenced by sports and planning to become a full-time student at an accredited college or university.  The applicant must carry at least a 2.5 grade point average.  A 500-word essay on "How My Passion for Sports Has Influenced My Life" must be completed as part of the application.  Two letters of recommendation from teachers, coaches, or administrators must be submitted as digital PDF file to the recommendation portal.  Information, the online application form, and the online recommendation portal can be found at https://www.jcfmscholarship.com/.  Any questions may be directed to owen@jcfmscholarship.com.  The deadline date for this scholarship is March 30, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Jewel College Scholarship - $2,000 - The Jewel Scholarship offered by Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington Education and Charitable Foundation is open to high school graduating seniors from Northern Virginia and the Greater Metropolitan DC area who plan to enroll at an accredited college or university for the fall.  Applicants must write a two-page, double-spaced essay describing "Who am I, and what the Jewel Scholarship will mean to me".  A typed, detailed description of community service and volunteer activities is required.  Two letters of recommendation.  A copy of your most recent 12th grade transcript which includes your cumulative high school grade point average.  Preferred option of submission is that the online application found at:  https://jghfdn.org/2022-jewel-college-scholarship-application/ is submitted.  The second option for submission is to scan the two-page application and required documents and attach to an email and forward the email to the following email address:  EDCATION@JGHFDN.ORG.  The deadline for this scholarship is March 17, 2023.

      

    LCPS - LCAC Delta Sigma Theta Sorority-Community College Scholarship – This scholarship is open to Loudoun County high school African American male and/or female students who will enroll full-time (or 12 credit hours) in an accredited two-year (including technical school, junior college or community college) institution in the fall after their senior year in high school.  Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.  Applicant must have a demonstrated financial need and strong record of community service.  A completed application and essay are required.  Two letters of recommendation.  It is preferred that the letters be on official letterhead and may be from a teacher, employer, volunteer supervisor, school counselor, principal or vice-principal and emailed directly from the recommender to scholarlcacdst@gmail.com with the student’s name in the subject line.  The transcript may be unofficial and from Student Vue including the Fall 2022 semester of your senior year.  An application without a transcript will not be considered.  Students must also include a recent wallet-size photo.  Information and the online application for all Delta Sigma Theta Sorority scholarships can be found at:  https://form.jotform.com/222876477523163.  The deadline date for the scholarship is February 17, 2023.

     

    LCPS - LCAC Delta Sigma Theta Sorority-Fortitude Scholarship – This scholarship is open to Loudoun County high school African American students who have provided service to the school and community through involvement in organizations, volunteer groups, or other activities.   Applicants must have a GPA or 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.  A completed application and essay are required.  Two letters of recommendation.  It is preferred that the letters be on official letterhead and may be from a teacher, employers, volunteer supervisor, school counselor, principal or vice-principal and emailed directly from the recommender to scholarlcacdst@gmail.com with the student’s name in the subject line.  The transcript may be unofficial and from Student Vue including the Fall 2022 semester of your senior year.  An application without a transcript will not be considered.  Students must also include a recent wallet-sized photo.  Information and the online application for all Delta Sigma Theta Sorority scholarships can be found at:  https://formjotform.com/222876477523163.  The deadline date for the scholarship is February 17, 2023.

     

    LCPS - LCAC Delta Sigma Theta Sorority-HBCU Excellence Scholarship – This scholarship is open to Loudoun County high school African American male and/or female students who have enrolled and attending a Historically Black College or university in the fall after their senior year in high school.  Applicants must have a GPA or 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.  Applicant must have a demonstrated financial need and strong record of community service.  A completed application and essay are required.  Two letters of recommendation.  It is preferred that the letters be on official letterhead and may be from a teacher, employers, volunteer supervisor, school counselor, principal or vice principal and emailed directly from the recommender to scholarlcacdst@gmail.com with the student’s name in the subject line.   The transcript may be unofficial and from Student Vue including the Fall 2022 semester of your senior year.  An application without a transcript will not be considered.  Students must also include a recent wallet-sized photo.  Information and the online application for all Delta Sigma Theta Sorority scholarships can be found at:  https://form.jotform.com/222876477523163.  The deadline date for the scholarship is February 17, 2023.

     

    LCPS - LCAC Delta Sigma Theta Sorority-Linda Griffin Leadership Scholarship – This scholarship is open to Loudoun County high school African American female students who demonstrate a high degree of scholarship, leadership, and community service.  Applicants must enroll in an accredited two-year (including technical school, junior college, or community college) or four-year institution in the fall after their senior year in high school.  Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.  A completed application and essay are required.  Two letters of recommendation.  It is preferred that the letters are on official letterhead and may be from a teacher, employer, volunteer supervisor, school counselor, principal or vice-principal and emailed directly from the recommender to scholarlcacdst@gmail.com with the student’s name in the subject line.  The transcript may be unofficial and from Student Vue including the Fall 2022 semester of your senior year.  An application without a transcript will not be considered.  Students must also include a recent wallet-size photo.  Information and the online application for all Delta Sigma Theta Sorority scholarships can be found at:  https://form.jotform.com/222876477523163.  The deadline date for the scholarship is February 17, 2023.

     

    LCPS - LCAC Delta Sigma Theta Sorority-Seleah Wyche-Joyner STEM Scholarship – This scholarship is open to Loudoun County high school African American female students who are pursuing education and a career in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) related fields.  Applicants must enroll in an accredited two-year (including technical school, junior college or community college) or four-year institution in the fall after their senior year in high school.  Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.  Applicants mut have a demonstrated financial need and a strong record of community service.  A completed application and essay are required.  Two letters of recommendation.  It is preferred that the letters be on official letterhead and may be from a teacher, employer, volunteer supervisor, school counselor, principal or vice-principal and emailed directly from the recommender to scholarlcacdst@gmail.com with the student’s name in the subject line.  The transcript may be unofficial and from Student Vue including the Fall 2022 semester of your senior year.  An application without a transcript will not be considered.  Applicants must also include a recent wallet-size photo.  Information and the online applicant for all Delta Sigma Theta Sorority scholarships can be found at:  https://form.jotform.com/222876477523163.  The deadline date for the scholarship is February 17, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Leesburg Garden Club - offering one scholarship of $1,000 to a graduating senior from a Loudoun County high school, Academies of Loudoun or The North Star.  The applicant must be pursuing a degree in Environmental Biology, Horticulture, Environmental Studies, Conservation, or related area of study.  Financial need is a requirement, so applicants must include a FAFSA or SAR.  Applicants must submit a minimum of one-page, double-spaced letter expressing dedication to the degree pursued.  Applicants must have at least a 2.9 GPA.  A transcript is required.  Completed application packages must be postmarked by April 1, 2023 and mailed directly to:  Leesburg Garden Club, c/o Sally Travis, 14340 Newvalley Church Road, Leesburg, VA 20176.

     

    LCPS - Legacy of Life Essay Scholarship - to qualify for the scholarship, write an essay that will convince an audience to register to be organ, eye, and tissue donors.  ALL competition rules must be followed.  There is one essay and one video competition.  Find the Rules and Entry Form on the website:  https://www.beadonor.org/scholarship/.  Students must be a current high school senior and may apply for one or both categories (essay and/or video)  of the scholarship.  The essay must be the sole and original effort of the writer and not infringe upon any material protected by copyright and must not include plagiarized material.  Essay entries must be no more than 1,000 words and written in English. The essay must contain at least two (2) citations which should be listed at the end of the essay.  (Not included in word count.)  The essay must be written and saved in Microsoft Word and may not be included in the body of an e-mail but sent as an attachment.  The Entry Form and essay must be separately attached to a single e-mail with the subject line of LEGACY OF LIFE ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP.  The email must be sent by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 14, 2023, to:  essayscholarship@wrtc.org.  

     

    LCPS - Legacy of Life Video Scholarship - to qualify for the scholarship, the applicant must produce a video that will convince an audience to register to be organ, eye, and tissue donors.  ALL competition rules must be followed.  There is one essay and one video competition.  Rules and Entry Forms are found on the website:  https://www.beadonor.org/scholarship/.  Applicants must be a current high school senior and may apply for one or both categories (video and/or essay) of the scholarship.  Video entries must be no longer than 90 seconds and any dialogue/script must be English.  Video entrants must agree to have their video posted on the WRTC website, Instagram, and Facebook pages for viewing and voting.  Video must contain at least two (2) citations.  List all citations at the end of the video.  (Not included in the time allotment.)  The video must be uploaded to YouTube by Friday, April 14, 2023 before 11:59 p.m.  The link to the video and the entry form must be attached to an email to:  videoscholarship@wrtc.org by the April 14, 2023 deadline date with LEGACY OF LIFE VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP in the subject line.

     

    LCPS - Loudoun Association of School Librarians Scholarship - Open to graduating seniors from a LCPS high school.  Applicant has been accepted to a fully accredited college or university with the intention of majoring in education.  Applicant must demonstrate a high standard of character and citizenship.  Applicant has demonstrated interest in fellow students and community.  The applicant must be recommended by a librarian or teacher in Loudoun County Public Schools which is emailed directly to:  laslvirginia@gmail from recommender.  A high school transcript (which can be found at Student Vue or through the School Counseling Office) must be included.  Applications will not be considered unless all components are complete.  Complete application packages are to be returned to the School Counseling Office, Carrer Center and will be forwarded to Allison Taylor, Park View High School by the deadline date of March 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Loudoun County Beat the Odds Scholarship - Applicant must currently be a resident of Loudoun County on track to meet the requirements for a high school diploma at the end of the current school year.  Applicant maintained a grade point average that demonstrates a marked improvement or continuing success, while participating in activities, either formal or informal, which are helpful to others, such as volunteering, community service, taking responsibility for other family members, or earning part of the family's income.  Applicant perservered despite significant hardships such as poverty, disability, severe physical or mental illness, abuse, homelessness, personal tragedy, past criminal or delinquent behavior, or addiction involving themselves or a family member that has received services from an agency listed on application form.  Applicant must provide a personal statement not to exceed two pages describing  how applicant has "Beaten the Odds" including detailed information as to what hardships that have been overcome and from which organization(s) the applicant has received services.  Applicant or someone in their immediate family or household received one or more services or used one of the agencies listed in the application form.  A letter of recommendation from a teacher, school counselor, coach, or school activity leader with knowledge of how the applicant has overcome adversity or hardship.  (The letter may be sent by mail from the student, the person making the recommendation or someone on behalf of the student or person making the recommendation.)  A copy of the applicant's high school transcript must be included.  A completed "Beat the Odds"  Scholarship Application must be submitted.  INCLUDE AN EMAIL ADDRESS OR CONTACT INFORMATION FOR ANY QUESTIONS TO BE ADDRESSED.  A copy of the applicant's FAFSA,  SAR or other student aid application, if applicable.  A copy of all letters of acceptance from the college, university, or vocational school the applicant intends to attend and the status of any pending applications.  Complete application package must be sent to:  Beat the Odds Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 134, Leesburg, VA 20178 or emailed to:  BeatTheOddsLoudoun@gmail.com by the deadline date of March 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Loudoun Credit Union Scholarships – 3 @ $1,000 - Applicant must be a member of Loudoun Credit Union by December 1, of the prior year as a primary member of their own account that is in good standing.  Applicant must be a graduating high school senior and entering college as a freshman who will be taking at least nine credit hours per semester or entering a technical school as a full-time, first-year student.  A transcript is required.  Give the two reference forms to be completed and returned to Loudoun Credit Union.  Information and application can be found at:  https://www.loudouncu.com/grants-scholarships.  The application package and transcript and the two references should be received by Loudoun Credit Union by the end of business on February 28, 2023, at:  Loudoun Credit Union, 801 Sycolin Road, SE, Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175. 

     

    LCPS - Loudoun Education Foundation-Diversifying the Teaching Workforce Scholarship - $3,000/year for as long as the recipient is enrollled full-time in undergrad college, to a total up to $12,000.  This scholarship is offered by Loudoun Education Foundation to a high school senior or LCPS classified staff member planning to pursue a college degree with the intention of becoming a licensed teacher and whose employment would reduce the inequities in the diversity of the teacher workforce.  The applicant must attend a four-year college or university preparing for a career in education.  The applicant must have an interest in and excitement for learning.  A transcript must be included in the application package.  Extra-curricular and community activities that show an interest in and commitment to teaching.  If applicant is a teacher cadet, please include in your application.  A letter of recommendation from your current LCPS teacher or supervisor is required.  Preference will be given based on need.  Include a copy of FAFSA or SAR.  The applicant must report their grades to Loudoun Education Foundation by sending a copy of their college/school transcript at the end of each semester.  The applicant should maintain a 3.0 average or above to maintain the scholarship for the next semester.  The online application can be found at: https://apply.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarships/DiversifyingTheTeacherWorkforce.  The deadline for this scholarship is March 28, 2023 at 12:00 a.m.

     

    LCPS - Loudoun Education Foundation-Elaine Avington Griffin Unsung Educator - $1,000 - Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior with a parent or guardian who is a current classified employee of LCPS in one of the following positions:  Custodial, Food Services, Maintenance, Transportation, or Warehouse.  The family does not have to reside in Loudoun County.  The employee must have been in a qualifying LCPS position for at least five consecutive years.  Funds may be used for any form of post-secondary education including technical and trade schools and will be paid directly to the education institution and may be used for multiple years.  Include a copy of FAFSA or SAR.  The online application can be found at:  https://apply.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/Unsung-Educator-Scholarship.  The deadline for the scholarship is March 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Loudoun First Responders Foundation Scholarships - Offering up to 12 scholarships of $1,000 each and 1 scholarship, the Erin Kaplan Cloud Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $5,000.  These scholarships are offered to graduating seniors from a high school or secondary school inside or outside Loudoun County and are children of first responders who work for or are active volunteers for Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue Systems, Loudoun county Sheriff's Department, any of the incorporated town police departments within Loudoun County, and Loudoun County Animal Services.  (Active volunteer is defined as those first responders who in the year preceding the year in which their child or children apply for a scholarship accumulated 80 or more "points" in the Loudoun County retirement system as a result of their volunteer service) or seniors who volunteer for the Loudoun fire and Rescue or Leesburg Police Explorer Post #1401 with the participation required by the scholarship criteria.  Applicants must complete the application.  Official certified transcripts must be provided and if they are not available electronically, please mail to: Loudoun First Responders Foundation, Inc., 24876 Helms Terrace, Aldie, VA 20105.  Two letters of recommendation are required.  Any applicable proof of volunteerism is requested.  Questions can be directed to the organization at:  scholarship@lfrf.org.  Deadline for the application and supporting materials is:  March 31, 2023

     

    LCPS - Loudoun Retired Educators Association Scholarship – Applicant must be a Loudoun County graduating senior interested in a career in public education.  The application must include extracurricular activities, school honors, and community service and activities.  A written essay of two-hundred words, (no more than one page) on:  Why I Have Chosen Teaching in Public Education as a Career, is required.  Two letters of recommendation, one of which is from a teacher (these may be sent to LREA.Scholarships@gmail.com by a recommender) with the applicant’s name on the subject line.  Applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or better.  A transcript is required.  The completed application package must be submitted by the deadline date of March 24, 2023, to:  LREA.Scholarships@gmail.com

     

    LCPS - The "Love Like Adam" Scholarship Award - 3 @ $1,500 - This teacher nominated scholarship is open to each LCPS high school.  Students eligible for this award are current full-time students at an LCPS high school.  Students must be a graduating senior.  Student must be empathetic.  Student must connect with ALL students.  Student must be a great listener.  Student must be a good friend.  Student must be respectful and responsible.  Students must have an optimistic outlook.  Student must demonstrate good citizenship traits consistently.  A teacher may nominate a student that they feel is deserving of this scholarship by answering questions at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfOHVYtYHHNqU95fmboCXqiTezSZqBhF2o8dhvTsgev3mk07Q/viewform.  The teacher must inform student of nomination and the student's responsibility for completing the essay, as follows.  Student must complete a 250-word essay on a time when they demonstrated a characteristic that they have been nominated for the scholarship for possessing.  Essay link is as follows: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_QOfdBaXBg3sd6ms1FCQtHBs4HasfVEyPcsdhOPG1mY5bnQ/viewform.  Deadline for this scholarship is May 15, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Master Singers of Virginia Scholarship - 1 @ $1,000 - Applicant must be a graduating senior from any Loudoun County Public Schools high school.  Applicant must be accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning.  Applicant's planned field of study must relate to vocal music and may include vocal performance, choral conducting, or choral music education.  Letters of recommendation from music teachers (high school or private music teachers) and choral directors are encouraged.  A transcript is required.  FAFSA or SAR required.  Application packages may be sent to Master Singers, PO Box 661, Ashburn, VA 20146 by the deadline date of March 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Madison Small Scholarship - 3-$1,000 - Through generous donations and hard work from friends and the surrounding community, scholarships have been created in honor of Madison to award deserving Loudoun County seniors who have demonstrated good citizenship while making outstanding and lasting contributions to their school and community with a high level of integrity, leadership and involvement while actively participating in the high school and community to make positive impacts.  A complete application is required.  A personal statement in response to a question on the application of no more than one page is required.  At least one letter of recommendation is required, placed in a sealed envelope with the Recommender's name as well as the applicant's name on the outside of the envelope.  LCPS transcript, FAFSA, and/or SAR are not required but can be attached for additional consideration.  Complete application package and recommendation letter/s are to be submitted to the Career Center Assistant at each school by March 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - NAACP Loudoun Branch Scholarships - The 2023 NAACP Loudoun Branch Scholarships is to provide financial assistance and encouragement to high school graduates of color, specifically African American/Black students, in Loudoun County.  The applicant must be a Loudoun County, Virginia resident who is a high school graduating senior and member of a historically underrepresented group.  Applicants must use the application form found online at:  https://www.naacploudoun.org/education.  The applicant must provide an interest video or essay, letter(s) of recommendation and parent or legal guardian information.  (Applicants to the Fitz Alexander Campbell Thomas (F.A.C.T.) Memorial Scholarship will  have a supplemental written essay.)  Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 31, 2023

     

    LCPS - NOVEC Scholarships (College and Vocational/Trade School) - $1,500 - College-board high school senior whose home is currently serviced by Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative.  Students may attend public, private or home school.  There will be one scholarship for a student attending an HBCU and another to a student attending a vocational or trade school.  After the award of the scholarships, another review will be conducted of the winners and one award of an additional $1,500 Garber Scholarship to the top outstanding student will be made.  Information and the online application forms can be found at:  https://www.novec.com/Community/scholarships.cfm.  The deadline date for the scholarships is March 13, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - Psi Rho Omega Merit Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to a high school senior of African descent who is a resident of Loudoun County, Virginia and is graduating from a high school, within or outside of Loudoun County.  Applicant must be pursuing higher education at an accredited institution of higher learning.  The online application can be found at:  https://www.psirhoomega.com/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=822541&module_id=179584.  Any questions can be directed to:  scholarship.psirhoomegaaka@gmail.com.  The deadline for this scholarship is no later than 11:59 p.m., February 17, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - Rust Library Advisory (RLAB) Scholarship - 1 @ up to $1,000 - This scholarship is offered for an academic program or college-level course/courses that are part of an academic program.  Internet/ online courses and programs qualify.  If a degree program or course(s) cost less than the maximum, the actual cost will be awarded.  Programs that would qualify are undergraduate academic degree program that the applicant has either applied to, been accepted in, or is currently enrolled, or a single academic course or courses that are part of a degree program.  (The applicant does not have to be enrolled in the degree program.)  Open to twelfth grade level public, private or homeschool students who are residents of Loudoun County, Virginia.  Applicants must show a demonstrated academic achievement; Potential for success in a college environment; Library-related work and/or volunteer experience; Potential for future library work or volunteer; and specific competencies which demonstrate individual merit.  A copy of high school transcript is required.  A letter of reference from a person (not a relative) who is acquainted with your background and abilities.  The Rust Library Advisory Board (RLAB) is not required to select a recipient if none of the submissions merit the award in a given year.  The application (found on Naviance) package is to be submitted electronically to: rustlibraryboard380@gmail.com or by mail to:  Rust Library Advisory Board, 380 Old Waterford Road, N.W., Leesburg, VA 20176 by the deadline date of January 15, 2023.  

     

    LCPS - Sadie O. Embry Scholarship - This scholarship of $500 will be awarded based on scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities in school and the community and economic need.  An official transcript of grades is required.  Two letters of recommendation (one personal recommendation and one professional) are required.  A personal essay stating why you are deserving of this scholarship and what makes you stand out from other students.  The scholarship package must be received by the deadline date of March 31, 2023, to Mrs. Hollie Soutter, Chairwoman Scholarship Committee, Sadie O. Embrey Scholarship, 17432 Ivy Lane, Culpeper, VA 22701 or by email at:  hsoutter@gmail.com

     

    LCPS - The Society of the Cincinnati Essay Contest - Up to 4 @ $4,000 - $6,000 - The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia will award scholarships to authors of up to four essays.  Applicant must be a graduating Virginia high school senior who has been admitted to a four-year college or university in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is planning to attend in the fall.  Applicant must submit an original 1,500-word essay (excluding citations).  The essay should be written for the benefit of someone who has never studied the American Revolution and should address the influence that the Proclamation of 1763 had on its beginning.  The essay must be typed, one sided, double spaced with one-inch margins on 8 1/2 x 11-inch paper.  All quotations or paraphrases must be appropriately cited in the footnotes.  Two (2) copies of the essay must be mailed with a completed application form to:  Mr. Frank t. Sutton, IV, 1209 Balustrade Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23226 by Friday, March 10, 2023.

     

    LCPS - TheDream.US National Scholarships - These scholarships are for highly motivated DREAMers who want nothing more than to get a college education but are unable to afford the cost.  An award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $16,500 for an associate degree and $33,000 for a bachelor's degree, at one of the Partner Colleges qualifying for in-state tuition (Virginia - NOVA, or Marymount).  The award can be renewed each year if the awardee meets the continuing eligibility requirements.  Applicant must be a graduating senior with a high school or GED diploma by the end of the 2023 spring term.  Applicant must have a current DACA; TPS; or have come to the country before November 1, 2017, and otherwise meet the DACA criteria.  Applicant must have come to the United States before the age of 16.  Applicant must have significant unmet financial need.  Applicant must have graduated or will graduate from a US high school or obtain a GED before fall, 2023.  A GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent cumulative college GPA).  Applicants must complete the application which can be found at:  https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/, by February 28, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Univ. of Michigan-Samuel L. Chappell Family UMDC Scholarship - One need-based scholarship per year to a promising student from the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region.  The scholarship is for a student who enrolls at the University of Michigan for the upcoming academic year and is for up to $50,000 over four years.  Any student with financial need (as determined by the University of Michigan) from the DC Metro area applying to the University of Michigan as an undergraduate may apply for the scholarship.  Students applying for the UMDC Scholarship must also complete the FAFSA with a record of information going to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (#02325).  Also, students must submit the college Board's CSS Profile with UM CSS code 1839.  Information and the application form can be found at:  https://alumni.umich.edu/communities-clubs/washington-dc/umdc-scholarship/.  The application is to be sent to scholarship@umdc.org as a PDF.  Deadline for the scholarship is March 27, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Scholarship - 4 State Winners @ $1,000 - This scholarship is to promote the education of Virginia citizens in technical fields with natural resource conservation and environmental protection and give financial support to students majoring in or showing a strong desire to major in a course curriculum related to natural resource conservation and/or environmental studies.  Applicant must be a resident of Virginia and full-time student enrolled in or who have applied to a college freshman level curriculum.  Applicants must document by official school transcript accompanying the application a class ranking in the top 20% of his/her graduating class or a 3.0 or greater GPA.  The most recent official school transcript must accompany the application.  Applicants shall demonstrate active interest in conservation.  Three letters of recommendation from individuals (other than family members) who can provide additional information about academic and community activities.  Information and the application form can be found at:  http://www.loudounsoilandwater.com/education/scholarships/.  Complete application packages must be submitted to Loudoun SWCD, Attention Jennifer Venable, 30 Catoctin Circle, SE, Suite 218, Leesburg, VA 20175 or by email to jennifer.venable@lswcd.org by the deadline of April 3, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Virginia Tire & Automotive Scholarship - 3 @ $2,500 - Virginia Tire and Auto, to support the advancement of women in the automotive industry, is offering scholarships for those pursuing post-secondary education at an ASE-Certified auto technology program.  Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.  A one-page essay about your career goals is required (optional:  you may also create a short YouTube video about your career goals and include the link in your submission).  A letter of reference from your automotive instructor is required.  Transcript is required.  The complete application package must be submitted to:  hr@vatire.com with the subject line, “Automotive Scholarship Application Information” by the deadline of March 31, 2023.

     

    LCPS - Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship - Awards will be of at least $1,000 plus potential air/hotel covered in opportunity to attend one or more conferences, respectively.  Now is a fantastic time for young women to plan out their future careers in cybersecurity.  It's a hot field with hundreds of thousands of career openings and unlimited opportunities for those who wish to make a positive impact on today's digital world.  Any young woman in high school who will be entering college in 2023/2024 can apply.  The online application can be found at:  https://cyberdefenseawards.com/women-in-cybersecurity-scholarship- fund-for-2023.  Scholarship award can be used for college or university fees in any computer science and/or cybersecurity educational program that is at an accredited institution.  Deadline for this scholarship is February 15, 2023.

     

     

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