Scholarships - UPDATED 1/13/21

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 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 19, 2021 Award: $1,000 Criteria: Parent/Guardian must be Southside Electric Cooperative members and primary residence served must by the Cooperative. 

Added 1/13/21 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 Deadline: March 26, 2021 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 1/11/21 The Fray Family Charitable Trust Scholarship This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for up to two (2) students 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 12th. Please contact Mrs. Faulconer if you need a copy of the application. Deadline: March 12, 2021 Award: Approximately $5,000 (up to 2 recipients) 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 1/8/21 The Colonial Educational Foundation Scholarship Need help paying for college? Despite the “agriculture” in our name, students do not have to have an agriculture background or be majoring in an agriculture related field for all scholarships.  The only main requirement is that they reside in one of the counties served in our territory (which can be seen on the locations page of our website). Deadline: March 1, 2021 Amount: $2,000 - $6,500 Criteria: Reside in one of the counties served in our territory. Please see website listed above for a complete listing.

Added 1/8/21 The Gloria Wille Bell and Carlos R. Bell Scholarship Program During their lifetimes, Gloria & Carlos Bell 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. The scholarship is based on academic accomplishments rather than financial need. For more information please visit: Deadline: March 1, 2021 Amount: $80,000 (over 4 years) Criteria: Must be a first year student entering the College of Engineering or the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Added 12/11/20 The 2021 Joseph P. Crouch Memorial Scholarship is now open to high school seniors. This 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 25, 2021. Deadline: May 14, 2021 Award: $1,000 Criteria: Become a member of CVFCU by January 25th. Applicant must be a high school senior and be accepted for admission to an accredited college/university. Please see file below for a complete list of supporting documents.


Added 12/11/20 The George E. Allen Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors throughout Virginia who have overcome adversity and shown significant academic promise. Additional information and the application can be found by visiting: Deadline: March 1, 2021 Award: $2,000 Criteria: Open to all seniors who plan to continue their education through college, nursing, business, trade, technical training or a similar program. 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 12/3/20 Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship: The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services. Once chosen from a national, selective application process, Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars receive a generous four-year grant to attend the undergraduate school of their choice and enroll in JRF’s celebrated “42 Strategies for Success Curriculum”.  This four-year program guides JRF Scholars to effectively navigate their college environments, explore career options, develop leadership skills, and embrace a commitment to service. The program also promotes the values and character traits embodied in the heroic life of the Foundation’s namesake, encouraging Scholars to positively impact the lives of others. 

The JRF scholarship is awarded to outstanding high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, four-year college or university. Additional fellowships are given to JRF Scholars to pursue opportunities to work and study abroad and for post-graduate education. For more information and to apply, please visit: Deadline: February 1, 2021 Award: Four-year grant to students college/university of choice Criteria: Open to graduating, minority high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year college/university within the U.S. Awards are based on financial need, academic achievement, leadership potential and community service.

Added 12/3/20 Barnard Family Health & Wellness Scholarship: The Barnard Family Health & Wellness Scholarship was established to provide a single year scholarship to one or two deserving high school graduating seniors interested in or intending to pursue a health-related course of study at either college/university or other post-secondary educational institution. Deadline: April 15, 2021 Award: TBD Criteria: Applicants must be a graduating high school senior with a GPA of at least 3.5 at the time of application. Applicants must intend to pursue a health-related course of study post-high school. *Cover letter and application can be found in the files at the bottom of this page.

Added 11/11/20 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.  For more information and to apply, please visit -- Deadline: January 31, 2021 Award: $1,000 (Multiple Recipients) Criteria:  Applicants must be a current high school senior with at least a 3.0 GPA to apply. Applications must include an essay and a copy of the student’s official transcript in order to be considered.


Added 11/11/20 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship: The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship program recognizes student innovation and youth led solutions to fight hunger in America. For more information and to apply, please visit: Deadline: December 5, 2020 Award: $5,000 (5 recipients will be selected) Criteria: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States and demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services.

Added 11/11/20 Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards Scholarship: The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 22nd year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Finance, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Social Justice and Technology. For more information and to apply, please visit: Deadline: December 6, 2020 Award: $3,500 (180 awards will be given) Criteria: Applicants must be currently enrolled in high school and graduate in the spring of 2021. In addition, applicants must be of Hispanic heritage and be a permanent U.S. resident/citizen. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Added 11/11/20 The Science Ambassador Scholarship: A full–tuition scholarship will be awarded to a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math. Film a three–minute educational video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you're passionate about. For more information and to apply, please visit: Deadline: December 14, 2020. Award: $40,000 Criteria: Open to female high school seniors or undergraduate college student. You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate college student to apply.

Added 11/11/20 North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship Competition: North American Van Lines, one of the leading moving companies in the United States, is committed to supporting the community as well as the growth and development of the moving services and logistics industries. We believe education is the best way to ensure our industry has qualified professionals for years to come.

Because of this belief, we are proud to announce our first annual Logistics Scholarship contest. Three lucky qualified entrants will each win a $1,000 scholarship towards their degree in logistics or supply chain management at the college or university of their choice. For complete scholarship information and to apply; please visit: Deadline: December 15, 2020 Award: $1,000 (3 awards available) Criteria: Open to high school seniors who are enrolled or plan to enroll as a full time student of an accredited college/university within the United States for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field.

 Added 11/11/20 Equitable Excellence Scholarship: The Equitable Foundation is pleased to offer the Equitable Excellence Scholarship. Every year, students across the country work hard to make a positive and lasting impact in their communities and beyond. And every year, we award $1.8 million in college scholarships to hundreds of these remarkable young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico.

Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. To recognize the important role their dedicated educators play in guiding these students along their path to success, we also award a $1,000 grant to every Equitable Excellence winner’s high school. For more information on how to apply; please visit: Deadline: December 15, 2020 Award: $2,500-$25,000 (53 awards will be given) Criteria: Open to current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two or four-year college/university. Applicants should Demonstrate courage, strength and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service. Contest open to United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.

Added 11/11/20 Ron Brown Scholarship Program: The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans.  RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth. For complete details and to apply; please visit: Deadline: January 9, 2021 Award: $40,000 (10 awards will be presented) Criteria: Open to Black/African American high school seniors. Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, leadership ability and participate in community service activities. 

Added 11/11/20 Automotive Women’s Association Scholarship: Scholarships are the root of our purpose in Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation (AWAF). As an active professional foundation dedicated to supporting the advancement of automotive professionals, AWAF strives to motivate current and future students studying an automotive related field. 

Scholarships are selected by the Scholarship Committee and awarded quarterly to the women that solicit passion and drive for the automotive industry. It is our hope that with these scholarships, we can lessen the burden on students and allow them to focus on gaining knowledge and development in automotive related fields and thus enhance their potential career path and the future of the industry. For complete scholarship information, please visit: Deadline: January 9, 2021 Award: $2,500 Criteria: Applicants should be already accepted to or enrolled in an accredited collegiate program, with a 3.0 or higher GPA and a citizen within North America.


Added 11/11/20 The Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship: The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the annual National Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship Awards for students completing twelfth grade (or final high school year) in 2020 who are planning careers in government service. Trustees and Members of the Foundation, mindful of the significance of the important event in our nation's history that occurred at Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, believe that if our country is to continue to progress, we must have thoroughly trained, dedicated young people to carry on our government's work in future years.

Each interested student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. This essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor evaluating the student's achievements, along with transcripts, national testing scores, and other supporting information of the applicant's choice as described in the Official Rules. For complete eligibility information and to apply; please visit: Deadline: January 15, 2021 Award: $500-$5,000 (39 awards will be presented) Criteria: Open to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and who plan to pursue a career of service to the United States in local, state or federal government roles.

Added 11/4/20 The PB & J Scholarship was started by a high school senior from Hawaii who lived off peanut butter and jelly sandwiches during his first year of college to help fund a scholarship for a student like himself. The main objective is to help students who have experienced challenges in their life (i.e., medical issues, peer issues, family issues) that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed. Deadline: May 31, 2021 Award: $500-$1,000 Criteria: Open to college-bound seniors who plan to enroll at an accredited 2 or 4-year college/university in the US.

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Added 9/22/20 The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college Debt-Free. Recipients of a Hagan Scholarship will graduate from an eligible public high school located in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents or from a remote rural public high school located in a larger county. There is NO Application Fee. Hagan Scholarship recipients are high achieving, self-motivated students who will require substantial financial assistance to attend college. The Hagan Scholarship provides up to $48,000 over four years. Over 2,000 Hagan Scholarships have been awarded to date, 500 more scholarships will be awarded in April 2021. For more information and to access the Hagan Scholarship Application please visit our website -- The Application Deadline is 6:00 PM EST, November 15, 2020.


Added 9/22/20 The 2020 application for The Heisman High School Scholarship program presented by Acceptance Insurance is currently open. Applying for the Heisman High School Scholarship is your chance to be rewarded and gain local, state, and even national recognition for all that you’ve put into your high school career. If you’ve maintained at least a B average, participate in at least one school-sponsored sport, are a leader in your community and role model at your school, then you’ve got what it takes. All High School students graduating as part of the class of 2021 are encouraged to apply. Applicants will have the chance to win up to a $5,000 college scholarship along with the possibility of attending and being highlighted during the ESPN televised Heisman Trophy Presentation Ceremony. Community-minded scholar-athletes can learn more and apply at The Application Deadline is October 20, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. EST.


Added 9/22/20 The Radford University Department of Theatre and Cinema and the Radford University College of Visual and Performing Arts are pleased to announce two scholarships that are available for students entering college in fall 2021. These scholarships target students with a strong commitment to theatre and a demonstrated record of academic excellence. The Pridemore Scholarship - $3,000 (renewable for three additional years; total award over four years equaling $12,000) and the GeorgeAnne Voland Buck Scholarship - $1,400 (first year only). A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 and an ability to demonstrate an outstanding level  of achievement in theatre through the presentation of an audition or portfolio are required. Students will be considered for these scholarships if they provide a completed application for admission to Radford University by January 15, 2021

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