Scholarships - UPDATED 4/11/18

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:


www.Fastweb.com


www.Scholarships.com


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 4/11/18 The following WC community scholarship applications are now available in the counseling office:

The Sterling E. Meadows Memorial Scholarship will be presented to a senior who has served as an outstanding representative of William Campbell. Must be accepted to a 2 or 4-year college or trade school. The award is worth $5000 (non-renewable). Deadline to return the completed application is May 2nd.

The Ryan Mosby Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1000 will be awarded to a senior who is an outstanding member of our athletic program. Deadline to return application is May 2nd.

The Elliott Davis Memorial Scholarship will be given to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a degree in a business-related field. Must be accepted into a 2 or 4-year college or trade school. The $1000 non-renewable scholarship application is due to guidance by May 2nd.

The Thomas Short Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1000 will be awarded to a senior who has excelled in a Campbell County Technical Program (any course offered at the Technical Center or the Agriscience or Technical Drawing programs at WC) or the CVCC Dual Enrollment program (Health Sciences, Cyber Security, Machine Shop, Criminal Justice, EMT, EMS, HVAC or Welding) who has been accepted to a 2 or 4 year college or trade school. Application is due to guidance by May 2nd.

The Jonathan Huckleby Memorial Scholarship will be awarded a senior who is the first in his or her family to attend a 2 or 4-year college or trade school. The award is in the amount of $1000. The application is due by May 2nd to Guidance.

The Bev Jones Memorial Scholarship is presented to a senior who has made positive contributions in our Fine Arts program either through Band, Art or Yearbook. The scholarship is worth $1000 and is non-renewable. The deadline to return the completed application is May 2nd.

Added 4/11/18 The Main Act Theater Scholarship will be awarded to a senior who is active in the Fine Arts (theatre, music, performing or fine arts).  Award amount TBD. Applications are available in Guidance and must be returned to Mrs. Dalton by May 11th.

Added 4/11/18 Providence Baptist Church is offering three scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each to students who are active members of Providence Baptist. Only students who attend Appomattox HS, Randolph Henry HS, Rustburg HS, William Campbell High School, Appomattox Christian Academy and Cornerstone Christian Academy are eligible to apply. Applications are available in the School Counseling Office and are due by April 27th.

Added 4/11/18 The Campbell County Education Association is sponsoring a scholarship (amount TBD) for graduating seniors pursuing a degree in education. The application is available in the guidance office and must be returned to Mrs. Dalton by April 27th.

Added 4/9/18 The Epsilon Kappa Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority is offering a scholarship in the amount of $500 to a deserving African American female high school senior based on academic achievement, community service and acceptance into a four-year college.  The scholarship application is available in the school counseling office and is due back to guidance by April 27th.

Added 4/9/18 The Brookneal 21st Century Ruritan Club is offering a scholarship in the amount of $1000 in scholarship money to a William Campbell High School senior who shows financial need, plans to a pursue a career that benefits others such as nursing, ministry, education, etc., and exhibits goodwill and fellowship through school and church and has participated in community service. Applications are available in the school counseling office and must be returned to Mrs. Dalton by April 27th.

 

Added 3/26/18 The Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program application is now available.  Students may receive up to $2500 to pursue career or technical education.  Students must be scheduled to graduate this school year, be enrolling in a 2 year or less career or technical degree / certification program by Fall 2018 and demonstrate financial need.  To apply please go to application.horatioalger.org

 

Added 3/26/18   The Home Builders Association of Central Virginia is offering annual scholarships of up to $1,000 each. Awards will be presented to students who demonstrate a commitment to academics, leadership capabilities and an entrepreneurial spirit. Financial need is also a consideration. Qualified applicants must be graduating seniors of a public or private high school in the city of Lynchburg or the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell County and plan to attend an accredited 2-year or 4-year community college, college or university in the United States. In addition, the applicant must be the child or grandchild (by blood, marriage, or adoption) of an owner or employee (full-time or part-time) of a company that is a current member in good standing of the Home Builders Association of Central Virginia.  To see a list of companies that are current members please pick up a copy of the application from the Counseling Office. All applications must be returned to the counseling office by April 11th.

 

Added 3/16/18 The Brogan Thomas Franklin Live to Learn Scholarship in the amount of $3000 will be awarded to a William Campbell student who plans to pursue a degree in English, education, creative writing or journalism.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Applications must be returned to Guidance by April 10th.

 

Added 3/16/18 The Virginia School Counseling Association will award a $1000 to the student who has at least a 3.0 GPA and writes a winning essay about how his or her school counselor (current or previous) has impacted his or her life for the better. The scholarship application can be completed at https://tinyurl.com/VSCA-2018-Scholarship.

 

Added 3/16/18 The Barnard Family Health and Wellness Scholarship application is now available in the Guidance Office. This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving high school senior who is interested in pursuing a health-related course of study.  Amount of award has not been determined at this time but in previous years approximately $2400. Scholarship applications must be returned to Guidance by April 25th.

 

Added 3/16/18 Seniors who plan to attend CVCC this fall are encouraged to apply for scholarships awarded by CVCC.  All CVCC scholarships can be considered using one application which is located at https://cvcc.academicworks.com/users/sign_in .  Students must have already completed their CVCC online application before applying for scholarships.

 

Added 3/14/18 Beacon Credit Union will award four $2000 scholarships to students within their membership areas. Student must be in good standing and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Parents or student must be a member of the credit union.  Applications are available online at www.mybcu.org. Applications must be submitted online or postmarked by April 10th.

 

Added 3/14/18 The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is awarded a $1000 scholarship to a female minority student. The student must a high academic achieving student who is active within her community.  Applications may be picked up in the guidance office. All applications must be returned to Guidance by April 18th.

 

Added 3/13/18 The NAACP’s Kyle E. Thornhill Sr. Scholarship Foundation scholarship application is now available to students residing in Campbell County. A GPA of at least a 2.5 and an essay on the NAACP is required.  Three $500 scholarships will be awarded.  All applications must be turned in to Mrs. Dalton by April 13th .

 

Added 3/13/18: The Framatome Chapter of Women in Nuclear will grant two one-time scholarships in the amount of $1500 each to students who are interested in a career in nuclear technologies. Must have a GPA of at least 3.0. Please pick up an application from the guidance office.  The Application must be returned to Guidance by March 30th.

 

Added 3/13/18 The Frazier R. Sizemore, Jr. Scholarship application is now available to all William Campbell and Altavista seniors.  The scholarship is in the amount of $1500 and will be awarded to a student who will be attending Lynchburg College. Applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by April 25th.

 

Added 3/7/18 The Exchange Club of Lynchburg is accepting applications for the Terrell D. Mosley Scholarship Award of $1000.  The scholarship is based on scholastic achievement and financial need.  Please pick the application from the Guidance Office. Applications must be returned to Guidance by April 9, 2018.

 

Added 3/7/18 The Tobacco Scholarship Forgiveness Program’s application is now available to ALL COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS.  This scholarship application needs to be completed by ALL seniors attending college in the fall.  Fill at the application at the following website: http://www.ticscholarshiploan.org .  A copy of the student’s college acceptance letter is also required. After the application has been submitted, students must FORWARD the email they receive to Mrs. Dalton at sdalton@campbell.k12.va.us in order for her to upload transcripts. Forwarding the email to Mrs. Dalton is required. All applications must be submitted by 4 p.m. on April 27th.

 

Added 3/7/18   Students who are planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college to major in an Agricultural field are encouraged to apply for the Charles T. Foster Scholarship. Award amounts will vary depending on the pool of eligible applicants.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office. All applications must be turned in to Mrs. Dalton by April 10, 2018.

 

Added 3/1/18 The Blue Ridge Council of Teachers of Mathematics scholarship application is now available to seniors who plan to enter the field of mathematics education. It is for $500 and is renewable for 3 years.  Please go to the Blue Ridge Council of Teachers website at http://www.brctm.org/ for more information. The deadline to apply is April 27th.

 

Added 3/1/18 The Gamma Nu Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will award a scholarship to African American Male senior students this current school year. Students applying must have a GPA of 2.7 and have been accepted into a college or technical school. Please see Mrs. Dalton for an application. The application must be turned in to the Guidance Office by April 24th.

 

Added 2/23/18 Calvary Baptist Church is offering a scholarship in the amount of $500 to a graduating senior who lives in either the Altavista, Gretna, Rustburg, or William Campbell school district. Please see Mrs. Dalton for a copy of the scholarship application. The application is due to Mrs. Dalton by April 10th.

Added 2/20/18 The Granville Meade Scholarship is now available from the Counseling Office. This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who have achieved academically but who are financially unable to attend college. See Mrs. Dalton for an application. Applications are due to Mrs. Dalton by March 16th.

 

Added 2/20/18: The annual Fray Family Charitable Trust Scholarship application is now available. This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to one student from EACH Campbell County high school who plans to further his or her education by attending a technical school, community college or a 4-year college. Every senior with at least a 2.0 GPA and financial need who is planning on continuing his or her education should apply for this scholarship. Someone at WC will win this award.  Mrs. Dalton has copies of the applications which must be returned to her by March 26th.

 

Added 2/20/18: 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. Please see Mrs. Dalton for an application.   Applications are due to Mrs. Dalton by April 6th.

 

Added 2/1/18 The Brookneal Woman’s Club in partnership with the Brookneal Presbyterian Church will offer a $2000 scholarship to a William Campbell senior. Criteria for this award includes academic excellence, service to the school, community or church, and financial need. Please see Mrs. Dalton for more information and the application.  All applications must be turned in by April 16th.

 

Added 2/1/18: Seniors who are planning to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice with the intent of going into law enforcement are encouraged to apply for a scholarship from the Virginia Sheriff’s Institute.  Students may apply at the following link: http://vasheriffsinstitute.org/scholarship-policies/

Added 2/1/18 Do you sleep? Would you like to win a $1000 scholarship that is all about sleeping? If you answered yes, check out the scholarship application at Best Mattress Reviews for more information https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/. Application must be submitted by May 19th.

Added 1/31/18 Southside Electric will award 18 $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors in the service area. Information on how to apply may be found at www.sof.coop. Applications must be submitted to Guidance by March 23rd.

Added 1/31/18 The George E. Allen Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who have overcome adversity and shown significant academic promise. Scholarships in the amount of $1500 are available to students throughout Virginia. The application can be accessed through their website at www.allenandallen.com/scholarships. Applications must be returned to Guidance by February 27th.

Added 1/26/18 EventZone is offering several $1000 scholarships to area high school seniors pursuing a major or minor in the fine arts (music, theater, dance or visual arts).  The application must be turned in to Guidance by April 5th.  Please see Mrs. Dalton in the counseling office for a copy of the application.

Added 1/23/18 A Scholarship in the amount of $2500 is being offered by the Awareness Garden Foundation. The scholarship is intended to assist young people whose lives have been affected by cancer or who plan to pursue a career in the healthcare field. The application may be downloaded at http://www.awarenessgarden.org under the Programs tab. Applications are due to the guidance office to be processed by February 27th.

Added 1/23/18 The Lynchburg Branch of the American Association of University Women is offering three $3000 scholarships to female students planning to attend a four year college or university. An essay is required. Please see Mrs. Dalton for a copy of the scholarship application. Applications are due to Guidance by March 28th.

 

Added 1/23/18 The Lee-Jackson Education Foundation Scholarship Program’s $1000 - 2000 scholarship is now available.  Please be aware that required essays are due to Mrs. Dalton by February 2nd so students interested need to act quickly. See Mrs. Dalton or the scholarship website for more information: www.lee-jackson.org

 

Added 1/6/18 The Ralph and Mitchell Miles Walker Scholarship application is now available. Interested students should have a GPA of at least a 2.5, be of good character, planning to attend a two or four-year college and be a resident of southern Campbell County or Northern Pittsylvania County.  The Ralph & Mitchell Miles Walker Scholarship application can be accessed via the Foundation's website (vbfinc.org) under the "Students" header or tab. The application period closes on May 1, 2018.

Added 1/6/18 The application for the VMDAEC Education Scholarship program is now available. Scholarships from VMDAEC are given to deserving but financially challenged students from member electric cooperative territories which includes Southside Electric. Must be a graduating senior planning to attend college in the fall. The application can be found at the following website: http://www.vmdaec.com/content/vmdaec-education-scholarship-foundation/ . The application must be submitted by February 9. 2018.

Added 1/6/18 Robert E. Lee Soil & Water Conservation District has announced that one $2,000 scholarship is available to high school seniors and college freshmen interested in studying conservation and natural resources. Any student with a desire to study college curriculum related to the environment, ecology, agriculture, forestry, wildlife, aquatics, and similar fields is encouraged to apply. This scholarship is sponsored by the Robert E. Lee Soil& Water Conservation District. Interested students can obtain an application by emailing megan.johnston@releeconservation.com.  Applications are due to the Robert E. Lee Soil & Water Conservation District office or to the email listed no later than March 1, 2018. Applicants must reside in one of the following localities: Amherst, Appomattox, and Campbell counties, or the city of Lynchburg.

Added 11/30/17 The Fincastle Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution is offering a $1000 scholarship to a member of the Class of 2018. An essay on the Revolutionary War is required. Please see Mrs. Dalton if interested in applying. Completed Applications will be due to guidance by December 11th.

 

Added 11/30/17 The 2018 BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship application is now available online. Please go to www.bbbstudentofintegrity.org to apply. The deadline to apply is January 31st.

 

Added 11/30/17 Applications for the Virginia State Golf Association Scholarship are available from Mrs. Dalton in the Guidance Office. High School seniors who have an interest in golf and are in good academic standing may apply. You do not need to play golf in order to apply. See Mrs. Dalton for an application. The deadline to return the application to Guidance is February 16th.

Added 10/17/17 The Noah C. Taylor Scholar Athlete Award $1000 scholarship applications are now available. Athletes and support staff such as team managers can apply. In addition to a statement of financial need, a paragraph describing a defining moment in their academic or athletic life that shaped them into the person they are today is required. Applications must be picked up from Guidance by October 27th.

Added 10/9/17 The application for the Joseph P. Crouch Memorial Scholarship is now available to Central Virginia Federal Credit Union Members. This $1000 scholarship may be used towards tuition or related fees for credit union members who are attending an accredited college or university. The scholarship is based on merit and citizenship.  Please pick up an application from the School Counseling Office. It must be turned into the counseling office by November 15th.

Added 10/9/17 The counseling office has received an application for the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. $10,000 Leadership Award. The award is based on leadership, character and duty.  Only one student may be nominated from William Campbell. If you wish to be considered, please see Mrs. Dalton by October 27th.

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