Scholarships - UPDATED 12/6/18

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:

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!



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: 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:

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  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  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.

Added 10/18/18 Noel C. Taylor Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Calling all senior athletes/managers……WC has received information on the Noel C. Taylor Scholar-Athlete Scholarship. Applications are available in the school counseling office and must be returned to Mrs. Dalton by November 12th.

Added 10/4/18 The Virginia DAR Scholarship and the Virginia DAR Nursing Scholarship are now open to seniors. This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who plans to continue their education at a Virginia college or university. These scholarships are worth $2,500 and are awarded based on academic merit, potential for success, and financial need. Pick up an application in the counseling office. Applications must be turned in to the counseling office by January 2, 2019.

Added 10/4/18 The Horatio Alger District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia Scholarship Program is offering 10 scholarships in the amount of $2000 (renewable over 5 years) to high school seniors who will enter college in the Fall of 2019. This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Applications must be submitted online by October 25th:

Added 10/4/18 The Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship: Did binge-re-watching "The Walking Dead" get you thinking about what you’d do if the streets were filled with flesh-eating zombies? Maybe you've envisioned your own post-apocalyptic world overrun with the living dead, forcing you to come up with a zombie survival plan — and quick!Hone your survival tactics and imagine what your school or college campus might be like in a zombie apocalypse. Our Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship committee wants to know your plan to avoid the zombies, where you’d hide, and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive.We're giving one successful survivor $2,000 towards his or her college education. Do you think you have what it takes to make the cut? Find more information in the guidance office or at .Applications must be submitted online by October 31st.

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