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Criteria: Open to all students who are permanent residents of the Greater Washington area; Grant awarded to qualified students who are pursuing a degree or advanced training in various technical fields, such as: - Information Technology / Computer Science / Systems - Engineer - Mathematics - Natural/Physical Sciences - Other technology-related fields supportive of our National Security For additional information and application please visit the AFCEA NOVA website at: http://www.afceanova.org/scholarships
Applicant must be an eligible USAF dependent child graduating from high school and will begin undergraduate studies in an accredited college or university during the 2017-2018 school year; Applicants must be dependents of a United States Air Force member in the following categories: active, reserve, guard; retired; deceased; or enlisted. See Application for further criteria.
Criteria: Graduating senior from a Loudoun County high school; Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or better; Applicant must plan to attend a two or four-year accredited college or university; Two letters of recommendation; Applications must be submitted to the School Counseling Office; and an Official transcript is requested
Essay: “Do the Right Thing” was one of Bill’s favorite expressions. We believe that those who adhere to Bill’s standards ought to be rewarded for it. Tell us about a time in your life when you had to make a tough decision and chose to “do the right thing.” Past themes have ranged from helping an elderly neighbor with yard work to volunteering for non-profits. What will set you apart is the narrative - tell us a good story about your experience "doing the right thing." All seniors in Loudoun County Public Schools have an equal opportunity to win the scholarship(s). We ask that you do not refer to drugs, alcohol or cheating in school.
Graduating Loudoun County Public School Senior; U.S. Citizen or permanent resident; Must have participated in ONE of the following: Completed and Environmental Science class at any high school level and/or Joined an environmentally-focused group or committee at school or in the community; Must have a 2.8 or higher GPA; Award to be applied to in-state or out-of-state tuition; Applicant must supply one teacher or school counselor recommendation; One copy of high school transcript; Completed application form; and a 500 word essay
Criteria: Scholarships will be given to attendance to both four-year and two-year colleges and universities. Students receiving the two-year scholarship must use the award to attend any accredited community college, trade school or technical school. Scholarships are available to students who will attend a four-year college or university.
Applicant must be the son or daughter of an Active Duty, Retired, or, Deceased Army Officer or Enlisted Soldier; Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited, secondary (senior) program during the 2016-2017 school year; Applicant must plan to enter a post-secondary institution in a degree program as a full time student for the 2016-2017 school year; Application form and complete instructions can be found at: http://www.fortmyerthriftshop.org/high-school-student-scholarship-application--instructions.html; Completed application and additional information must be arranged in order and mailed in ONE envelope to: Fort Myer Thrift Shop, ATTN: Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 1112, Fort Myer, VA 22211; and, Incomplete applications will not be considered
Criteria: Applicants must be full-time graduating high school seniors in good academic standing (minimum GPA 3.4 on 4-point scale, of any ethnic or cultural background, who plans to attend an accredited college (2-year and 4-year) or vocational school; Applicant must be a United States citizen or a permanent resident of the United States; Applicant must be a resident of the Washington, D. C. metropolitan area; At least one of the scholarships will be awarded to a student in the DC/MD/VA area
Gloria Wille Bell and Carlos R. Bell, longtime residents of Gloucester County, Virginia created a trust fund to provide scholarship support to forward the careers of students pursuing degrees in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science or another related scientific field at the University of Michigan. Scholarship support is based on academic accomplishment rather than financial need. The scholarship program will provide up to $80,000 over four years of undergraduate study to students selected from the Commonwealth of Virginia, with a preference given to residents of the Gloucester, Virginia area. Interested students may be eligible for a paid overnight trip to visit the campus, including airfare for the student and one parent/guardian and hotel room for one night.
Applicant must be an employee of, or dependent of an employee of a business or agency operating in the Washington Dulles Airport community. (This is defined as inside the fence that surrounds airport property; Applicant is a graduating high school senior; Applicant plans to enroll in an accredited community college, trade school, college or university. The applicant may be full-time or part-time; Applicant demonstrates leadership and commitment to the community through involvement in extracurricular and/or volunteer activities; The Dave Edward scholarship awardee(s) will demonstrate considerable community sesrvice; Applicant must submit a completed application form, student essay, recommendation letter from a teacher, and a copy of high school transcript; No financial disclosure required and scholarship is not based on need; The scholarship may be used for tuition and other related expenses, i.e., books; and, The scholarship must commence within 12 months of the scholarship award or scholarship award will be forfeited
Recipient must be a graduating senior from a high school in Loudoun County with at least a 3.0 GPA; have a dedicated career interest in allied health medicine with selection preference by the Selection Committee for students who seek a career in pediatric care and/or pediatric cancer treatment (oncology). Award priority is given first-year students; however, past recipients may be invited to apply for a renewed scholarship in special circumstances.
This scholarship is open to legal dependent children of full-time and part-time Booz Allen Hamilton staff members residing anywhere in the world. The scholarship award is $3,000 per year for up to four years of undergraduate education at and accredited college or university. Five scholarships are awarded each year.
The Visit Loudoun Foundation, the charitable arm of the Loudoun Convention & Visitors Association, wishes to present four $2,500 scholarships, contingent upon studies in tourism and hospitality field being pursued. The scholarships may be awarded to graduating high school seniors residing in Loudoun County, including, but not limited to, graduates of Loudoun County High Schools, home schools and private schools, who intend to pursue a career in the hospitality field. The hospitality field may encompass many different fields such as: destination management, event planning, hotel/hospitality management, sport facility and leisure management, sports marketing, and culinary arts to name a few.
Graduating senior from a Loudoun County Public School high school must write a 500 (maximum) essay on "How My Passion For Sports Has Influenced My Life"; have a 2.5 grade point average; submit a resume of high school sports and extracurricular activities; and, Two letters of recommendation
Applicants must be entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine; Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; Applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals
Applicant must be a high school senior anticipating graduating high school by the end of the current academic school year and schedule to enter an accredited college or university for fall, 2016; Applicant must reside in the Northern Virginia and other places within the greater Metropolitan DC area, with particular desire to benefit students in Reston, Fairfax and Loudoun Counties; Applicant must write a two-page, double-spaced essay describing “who you are” and “what this scholarship will mean to you”; A typed detailed description of your high school community service and your volunteer projects; Submit two letters of recommendation; and, Submit official school transcript showing current grades and cumulative high school grade point average
The Tom Joyner Foundation scholarship program will cover all the expenses of one student planning to attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the fall of 2017. The student will receive full tuition and stipends for up to 10 semesters to cover on-campus room and board and books. Students must meet the required academic standards each semester to renew the funds each year.
This scholarship is open to any student who is a Virginia resident, is classified as a junior or senior in a Virginia public or private high school or home school, has not won a Lee-Jackson scholarship before, plans to attend a four-year accredited U.S. college, and later enrolls as a full-time student is eligible to apply. Financial need is not a requirement or consideration. Application process varies for home schooled student, please visit http://www.lee-jackson.org for full details.
Scholarships available to high school seniors in each juirsdiciton in the service area (includes Loudoun County). One first place scholarship of $5,000; one second place scholarship for $3,000; and three $1,000 honorable mentions for each of the scholarships will be awarded.
Graduating senior from a Loudoun County high school; Has been accepted to a fully accredited college, university, or trade school; Demonstrates high standards of character and citizenship; Has demonstrated interest in fellow students and community; and, Must be recommended by a librarian or teacher in Loudoun County Public Schools
Current resident of Loudoun County on track to met the requirements for graduation from high school at the end of the current school year; 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; Persevered despite significant hardships including poverty, disability, severe illness physical and/or mental abuse, homelessness, personal tragedy, past criminal or delinquent behavior, or addiction; Student or someone in their immediate family or household must have received one or more of the following services/used one or more of the following agencies: Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court; Juvenile Court Services Unit (Probation); Mental Health, Substance Abuse Services, or Developmental Services; Community Services Board; Department of Family Services; Child Protective Services; Foster Care; Individual and/or family counseling; Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT)/Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT)/ Comprehensive Services Act (CSA); Loudoun Citizens for Social Justice/Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS)/Domestic abuse shelter or services; or Homeless Shelter services; One to two page personal statement from applicant describing how he/she has “Beaten the Odds” including detailed information as to what hardships he/she has overcome and from which organization(s) the applicant received services; Letter of recommendation IN A SEALED ENVELOPE from a teacher, school counselor, or coach with knowledge of how the applicant has overcome adversity or hardship; Copy of the student’s high school transcriptCompleted “Beat the Odds” Scholarship Application; Copy of FAFSA or SAR or other student aid application if applicable; Copy of any and all letters of acceptance from the college, university, trade or vocational school the applicant intends to attend.
The applicant must be the child or grandchild of a member of the LCC-IWLA who has been a member in good standing for at least three years prior to application, defined as 36 elapsed calendar months of continuous paid membership prior to the April 15 deadline for the given year of application; Reside in Loudoun County for a minimum of three years prior to application; The applicant must have graduated or will graduate during the current academic year from a Loudoun County public or private high school; The applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited college for the upcoming academic year for which funding is requested. Those who receive a scholarship award will be eligible to reapply for funding on a yearly basis, but must reapply via application for that funding If a student receives a scholarship and does not reapply the following year, they will no longer be eligible for the program. The new applicant must complete the LCC-IWLA Scholarship Application Package for New Applicants. The new applicant must submit two letters of recommendation, including one from the member listed as sponsoring them for application; and, The new applicant must submit a high school transcript if they are a graduating senior, or if they have never attended college
Graduating senior from a Loudoun County high school; Intends to pursue a degree in Law Enforcement or public service-related field; Academic and extracurricular performance, achievements, community service, and leadership in high school; Financial need; and, FAFSA or SAR required