Scholarships - UPDATED 2/4/19

Welcome to the William Campbell Scholarship Page!  The scholarships listed below are posted as we receive  application information.  In addition to applying for the scholarships we advertise, you are also encouraged to look for scholarships on larger scholarship databases such as:


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Note that scholarship information is always free.  Never pay someone to provide you with scholarship opportunities. A Program that identifies itself as as Scholarship Application Service is using the internet to find the same information you can get for free!


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IMPORTANT:  PRINT A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION REQUEST FORM LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO USE TO REQUEST APPLICATIONS FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE.  COPIES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE IN GUIDANCE.

Added 2/5/19 The Brookneal Woman's Club in partnership with Brookneal Presbyterian Church will offer a scholarship in the amount of $2,000 to a William Campbell graduating senior. Criteria for consideration include: academic performance, participation in school/community activities, and financial need. An essay and letter of recommendation are also required. Applications are available in the Counseling Office and must be returned to Mrs. Faulconer no later than April 5th.

Added 2/4/19 Awareness Garden Foundation Scholarship is now open to graduating seniors who have been accepted to or enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4-year college, university or technical school. The scholarship was established to help students whose lives have been impacted by cancer. An essay and three (3) letters of recommendation are required. For more information, please see the Awareness Garden Foundation at https://www.awarenessgarden.org/programs/.   Award: $2,500 Deadline: Applications are due to Mrs.Faulconer no later than February 21st.

Added 2/4/19 The Virginia Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) Scholarship is now open to high school senior members of an unrepresented minority group (African American, Hispanic, or Native American) who plan to attend an accredited college/university and plan to major in business, engineering, technology, mathematics or a physical science field. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required. Award: $3,000. Apply online at https://scholarship.aabe.org. Deadline: March 15th.

Added 2/4/19 The AAUW-Lynchburg Branch Scholarship is now open to senior girls who plan to attend a 4-year college/university. An essay and two (2) letters of recommendation are required. Awards are based on academic success and financial need. Award: $3,000. Applications are available in the Counseling Office and must be returned to Mrs. Faulconer no later than March 22nd.

Added 2/4/19 The Lynchburg Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma is offering a scholarship in the amount of $1000 to a senior girl who is planning on entering college with the goal of working in education. An essay and two (2) letters of recommendation are required. Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Office and must be returned to Mrs. Faulconer no later than March 29th.

Added 2/4/19 The Beacon Credit Union Scholarship is now open to graduating seniors who are members or whose parents are members of Beacon Credit Union. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required along with an essay and three (3) letters of recommendation. Award: $2,000. Applications may be completed online (https://www.mybcu.org/resources/community/scholarships.html) or via paper application (available in Counseling Office). *If applying via paper application, all materials are due to Mrs. Faulconer by April 1st.

Added 2/4/19 The Home Builders Association of Central Virginia Scholarship is now open to high school seniors who plan to attend a 2 or 4-year college/university or trade school and who are children or grandchildren of an owner or employee of a company that is a current member (in good standing) of the Home Builders Association of Central Virginia. Four (4) scholarships ranging from $750-$1,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis to students who demonstrate a commitment to academics, leadership capabilities and an entrepreneurial spirit. Financial need is also a consideration. Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Office and must be returned to Mrs. Faulconer by April 1st.

Added 2/4/19 The Ralph & Mitchell Miles Walker Scholarship is now open to graduating seniors who plan to attend a 2 or 4-year college/university or other accredited professional institution. This scholarship is open to residents of Campbell and norther Pittsylvania Counties. A minimum GPA of 2.5 and SAT/ACT scores at or above the 50% percentile are required. Awards will be based on academic success and financial need. Award: $3,000. Applications can be found at https://securec31.ezhostingserver.com/vbfinc-org/RalphMitchellScholar/scholarship.cfm. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019.

Added 2/4/19 The Barnard Family Health and Wellness Scholarship is now open to graduating seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA who plan on studying any health-related field after high school. One or two scholarships are awarded and are non-renewable. Please see Mrs. Faulconer for more information. Applications are due to Mrs. Faulconer by April 5th.

Added 1/14/19 VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation  The Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives is pleased to offer scholarships for post-secondary education to deserving but financially challenged students from our member electric cooperative territories. High school or home-school seniors graduating in 2019 whose parents or guardians are Southside Electric Cooperative members and whose primary residence is served by the Cooperative are eligible to apply for $1,000 scholarships from the Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives. For more information and an application please click here. Deadline: February 8, 2019 Award: $1,000Criteria: Parent/Guardian must be Southside Electric Cooperative members and primary residence served must by the Cooperative. 

Added 1/14/19 Southside Opportunity Fund Southside Electric Cooperative’s own Southside Opportunity Fund will award $1,000 scholarships this spring to high school or home-school seniors headed to college or a trade/technical school. Students who receive electricity at their homes from Southside Electric Cooperative are eligible to apply. A combination of weighted criteria is used in the selection process: 45% financial need, 45% academic achievement and 10% personal statement. Scholarships must be used for tuition, student fees, lodging or textbooks. For more information and to apply, visit www.sof.coop. Deadline: March 29, 2019 Award: $1,000 Criteria: Must be a high school senior, receive electrical service from Southside Electric Cooperative, and enroll in college/trade school in order to apply.

Added 1/14/19 Virginia Council on Women STEM Essay ContestThe Virginia Council on Women is pleased to host the 8th annual STEM Essay Contest. Their purpose is to help women reach their potential and maximize their contribution to society and the Commonwealth of Virginia as wage earners and citizens. Each year, the Virginia Council on Women (Council) will award five scholarships (one in each of the five geographic regions across the state) to a female junior or senior who will be pursuing a STEM education at an institution of higher education. Essays will be judged by a panel of Council members and women who hold a degree in or work in STEM fields. Click here to apply.  Deadline: February 22, 2019  Award: $5,000 Criteria: Applicants must be female or identify as a female, reside in Virginia, be a junior or senior and hold at least a 2.5 GPA. Essay requirement based on topic provided on the online application form.

Added 1/14/19 The Savedge Scholarship Each year the VHSL awards $500 to one college-bound senior who has participated and excelled in school publications (magazine, newspaper, and yearbook), and for at least two years has demonstrated outstanding personal qualities such as leadership, writing, proficiency, design aptitude, creativity, teamwork and character. For more information and to apply, please click here. Deadline: Due to Guidance by February 20, 2019 Award: $500Criteria: Graduating senior with a minium of two years as a participant of school publication staff, have demonstrated one or more of the personal qualities listed above. Applicant must apply to an accredited college, university or educational institution beyond the secondary level.

Added 1/14/19 Vito Perriello Citizenship Award Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded during the school year, honoring one male and one female student-participant who demonstrates outstanding traits of citizenship in his/her high school career.  Only students graduating from a VHSL member school will be eligible for these awards. Each VHSL member school may nominate one male and one female student. Students must have previously participated in one or more VHSL activities which can include serving as an athletic training student aide (ATSA) with a Virginia licensed athletic trainer within that school to be eligible for the award. A statewide committee representing educators and Sports Medicine Advisory Committee representatives will review all nominations and select the winners. To find out more about the Vito Perriello Citizenship Award, please click here. Deadline: Due to Guidance by February 27, 2019 Award: $1,000 Criteria: High school senior who has participated as an Athletic Training Student Aide (ATSA), participation in at least one VHSL sponsored activity, contributions to family, school and community, two recommendation letters and student essay are required.

 

Added 1/14/19 Allstate Foundation/VHSL Achievement Award Nineteen $1,500 scholarships are awarded each year honoring nineteen high school seniors representing all parts of the state with the VHSL-Allstate Achievement Award, the highest honor given by the VHSL to students who have excelled in the classroom and in athletic and academic activities. For more information and to apply, please click here. Deadline: Due to Guidance by February 27, 2019 Award: $1,500 Criteria: Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, must have previously won at least one (1) varsity letter in the VHSL sport/activity in which they are applying for the award, be involved in other school sponsored activities, involvement in activities outside of school (work, community service), two letters of recommendation, student essay and a head and shoulders photograph of student.

Added 1/14/19 The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia Scholarship The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia is offering an essay contest for any Virginia high school senior who will attend any four-year college or university in the Common Wealth of Virginia beginning in the fall of 2019.  Please see Mrs. Faulconer for a copy of the application. Deadline:  March 15, 2019 Award: $3,000 (4 Recipients Will Be Chosen) Criteria:  Applicant should write a 1,500-word essay on the historical topic of Article 11 of the United States Constitution: Why a republic not a democracy?

 Added 1/14/19 The Fray Family Charitable Trust Scholarship This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to one student from each Campbell County High School who plans to further his/her education (i.e. technical school, community college, four-year college). Funding for the scholarship is provided by The Fray Family Charitable Trust. Application forms must be completed and returned to Guidance no later than March 15th. Please see Mrs. Faulconer for a copy of the application. Deadline: March 15, 2019 Award: $5,000 Criteria: Minimum 2.0 GPA, financial need (must provide one of the following: FAFSA Report, most recent Family IRS 1040 Form or Direct Certification Approval for Benefits – free/reduced lunch verification letter), community involvement, three (3) letters of recommendation.

Added 12/6/18 The George E. Allen Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors throughout Virginia who have overcome adversity and shown significant academic promise. For more information, on this scholarship please visit: http://1u2hka4eaos7hun8v2nbel51-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/allen-and-allen-scholarship-2019.pdf Deadline: All application materials (including recommendation letters are due to HS Guidance no later than February 22, 2019. Award: $1,500 Criteria: Open to all seniors who plan to continue their education through college, nursing, business, trade, technical training or a similar program. *Future plans are not required to be in Virginia. The applicant should possess good character, described by two letters of recommendation (at least one of the letters must be furnished by a teacher or guidance counselor).

Added 12/6/18 Member One Credit Union is pleased to announce the following scholarship opportunities: The Richard L. “Dick” Williams Memorial Scholarship Richard L. “Dick” Williams was Member One’s first President/CEO and served for over 35 years. In addition to his outstanding work with Member One in our community, he had a passion for sports, especially at the high school level. Member One established this $5,000 scholarship to assist a qualified high school senior in preparing to attend a four-year university or college in Virginia. Deadline: February 8, 2019 Award: $5,000 Criteria: A current Member One member in good standing.  A high school senior.  An exceptional history of academic achievement and participation in scholastic activities. Accepted for admission to a Virginia college or university as a four-year student. Participated in an athletic varsity sport (as recognized by the Virginia High School League) for at least two semesters in high school. The Henry Lee Memorial Scholarship The Henry Lee Memorial scholarship is named after a past recipient of a Member One scholarship. Henry Lee was one of the 32 students and faculty tragically killed at Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007. Member One established this $1,500 scholarship to assist a qualified high school senior in preparing to attend a four-year university or college in Virginia. Deadline: February 8, 2019 Award: $1,500 Criteria: A current Member One member in good standing. A high school senior. An exceptional history of academic achievement and participation in scholastic activities. Accepted for admission to a Virginia college or university as a four-year student.  Member One employees and children or relatives of Member One employees are not eligible to apply.  For more information on these scholarships and to apply, please visit: https://www.memberonefcu.com/who-we-are/college-scholarships

Added 11/19/18 The 2019 Joseph P. Crouch Memorial Scholarship is now open to applicants. This $1,000 scholarship may be used towards tuition or related fees and is based on merit and citizenship. In order to apply you must become a member of the Central Virginia Federal Credit Union by January 1, 2019. Applications are due to HS Guidance no later than April 10th.

Added 11/19/18 The Virginia State Golf Association VIP Scholarship is now open to all seniors who have an interest in golf, are in good academic standing, and have been domiciled in Virginia since September 1, 2018. Awards given for 2018 ranged from $1,500-7,000. Completed applications may be mailed or submitted online. The application deadline is Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Added 11/13/18 Tronfeld West & Durrett Step by Step Scholarship: What are your dreams for the future and how will you accomplish them? Create a short 3-5 minute video or submit a written essay telling us what your dreams are and how this scholarship will help you in achieving your first step. Five (5) $1,500 scholarships will be awarded.  For complete contest rules and instructions, please visit https://twdinjurylaw.com/scholarship/instructions/  Deadline to apply is May 31, 2019.

Added 11/13/18 BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship: The Better Business Bureau Serving Western VA promotes integrity and ethics in the marketplace through voluntary business self-regulation. Each year we offer scholarships recognizing “Students of Integrity.” These scholarships are designed to recognize and promote ethics and integrity among young people. The BBB will award scholarships to graduating high school seniors who personify all of the best aspects of strong character in their personal choices and actions.  Apply online today! To apply you must use this access code: BBB2019   Deadline: January 31, 2019 Award: $1,000 (Multiple Recipients)Criteria:  Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA to apply and will need to include an essay, a letter of recommendation and an official transcript with their application

Added 10/23/18 This year, National Beta Society will award over 250 scholarships, ranging in value from $1,000-$15,000 to deserving Senior Beta members. All 12th grade Beta members are invited to apply. The application opens on November 1st and the deadline to apply is January 24, 2019. *Members MUST be registered with the National Office by November 1st of their senior year in order to apply.

 

Added 10/18/18 The Lee-Jackson Foundation Scholarship The objective of the program is to acquaint young people with the historical legacy of two of Virginia’s most famous military figures, Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson.  For more information, on this scholarship please visit the Lee-Jackson Foundation website http://www.lee-jackson.org./  Deadline: January 25, 2019 to Mrs. Dalton in the School Counseling Office  Award: $1,000-$2,000 Criteria: Any junior or senior is eligible to apply.  The main component of this scholarship is the essay. The length of the essay is not as important as the topic, idea, or points developed. Clear, well-expressed, original essays are sought. Past essays have addressed such topics as General Lee's or General Jackson's heritage and their lives at war and at peace, Jackson as tactician, Lee as a strategist, Lee's or Jackson's impact on modern battlefield tactics, Lee's faith, Jackson's religious fervor, Jackson the enigma, Lee on gentlemanly virtues, Lee as President of Washington College, or possible changes in the course of the Civil War had Jackson not died so early. Students are strongly encouraged to find fresh approaches to topics that may have become time-worn.

 Added 10/18/18 10 Words or Less Scholarship Do you use Facebook?  Do you deserve $500? In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.  Click here to apply. Deadline: January 31, 2019 Award: $500 Criteria: Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 attending school in the fall of 2019 may apply. Before or after writing your answer, you will also need to "Like" our Facebook page.  Judges will only read the answers provided from people that have "Liked" our page.







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Susan Dalton,
Jan 20, 2015, 10:18 AM