Scholarships - UPDATED 2/5/18

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 2/5/18 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 2/5/18: 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:

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 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 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 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 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:


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 ( 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: . 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  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 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


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