Scholarships - UPDATED 4/25/17

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 4/25/17 Roy Stanley Miller Charitable Foundation will award two one-time only grants of $2,500 each to one deserving athlete and the other to a student going into journalism or a media related field. Applications are available in Guidance and should be returned no later than May 5th.

Added 4/20/17 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.  $5000 (non-renewable).  Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline to return completed application is May 2nd.


Added 4/20/17 The Ryan Mosby Memorial Scholarship- Will be awarded to a WCHS student who has been an outstanding representative of our athletic program. Must be accepted to a 2 or 4 year college or trade school.  $1000 (non-renewable). Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline to return completed application is May 2nd. 


Added 4/20/17 The Elliot Davis Memorial Scholarship- This award will be given to a student who has served as an outstanding representative of WCHS and plans to pursue a degree in Business.  Must be accepted to a 2 or 4 year college or trade school. $1000 (non-renewable). Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline to return completed application is May 2nd.


Added 4/20/17 The Thomas Short Memorial Scholarship-  Will be awarded to a senior who has excelled in a Campbell County Technical program such as Agriscience, Business courses, Computer Programing, Computer Net-working, Nursing, Electricity, Auto Body, Culinary Arts, or Cosmetology.  Must be accepted to a 2 or 4 year college or trade school. $1000 (non-renewable). Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline to return completed application is May 2nd.


Added 4/20/17 The Jonathan Huckleby Memorial Scholarship- This award will be given to a senior who has been an excellent representative of WC and will be the first person in their immediate family to attend a 2 or 4 year college or trade school. $1000 (non-renewable).  Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline to return completed application is May 2nd. 


Added 4/20/17 The Bev Jones Memorial Scholarship- Will be presented to a senior who has made positive contributions to our Fine Arts program either through Chorus, Band, Art, or Yearbook. $1000 (non-renewable). Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline to return completed application is May 2nd.


Added 4/20/17 Central Virginia Alumni Chapter will award an annual scholarship of $500 to a deserving student who will attend Virginia State University. Selection is based on academics, community, church, or civic involvement. Applications are available in guidance and should be returned by May 5th.

Added 4/18/17 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. scholarship will be awarded to a deserving African American high school senior based on academic achievement, community service and acceptance to a four year college. Deadline to return application to Guidance is May 2nd.

Added 4/17/17 The Main Act Theatre Troupe will be awarding its second $500 theater arts scholarship to a deserving high school senior who is entering college in the theater arts program, or a returning college student who is currently enrolled in a theater arts program who lives in Campbell, Charlotte, Halifax, or Pittsylvania counties.  Applications for scholarship can be obtained by calling 434-376-2461 and leaving your contact information or by picking an application up from 246 The Main.  The award check will be mailed to the recipient with their letter.  Deadline for receiving the application is May 20th.

Added 4/17/17 IMPORTANT! ALL COLLEGE BOUND WC STUDENTS SHOULD APPLY! The Tobacco Region Forgivable Loan Program is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year (Fall 2017 / Spring 2018) for students who are enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at a 4-year college / university. Applications will be accepted until May 12, 2017.   Please see Mrs. Maxey in Guidance to receive the specific instructions for applying for this scholarship. If you will be attending a community college, please call the college financial aid office to ask about their tobacco funds.

Added 4/4/17 Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program.  This scholarship program provides financial assistance to high school seniors throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.  Scholarship amounts are up to $2500.  Students may apply online March 15-June 1 at www.application.horatioalger.org.   

Added 3/29/17 Brookneal Lions Club is offering a scholarship to one senior in the amount of $500 based on achievement, recommendation letter and a short essay.  Applications are available in the School Counselor’s office and need to be returned by May 1st.

Added 3/24/17 Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Gamma Nu Lambda Chapter will award scholarships to African American male senior students based on academic achievement and financial need. Nominees must have been accepted or applied to a college or technical school and have a minimum of 2.7 GPA to be considered.   Applications are in guidance.  Deadline to apply is April 24th.

Added 3/22/17 Orba Anderson Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to one student from the Campbell County Division who plans to further his/her education (i.e. technical school, community college, four year college).  Any eligible student may apply.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office and must be returned by April 5th.

Added 3/10/17 Frazier Sizemore Scholarships in the amount of $1500 each will be awarded annually to a senior from William Campbell High School and a senior from Altavista High School who has confirmed attendance to Lynchburg College beginning in the fall semester. Applications are available in guidance. Deadline to apply is April 24th.

Added 3/9/17 Campbell County Education Association Scholarship applications are available in guidance for students who are planning to pursue a career in education.  Students must have a 2.5 GPA or above to apply.  Deadline to return applications to Guidance is April 24th.

Added 3/9/17 The Fray Family Charitable Trust Scholarship will award annually four $5000 scholarships (one from each high school) to applicants who best meet the stated criteria. Criteria is based on academic achievement (minimum 2.0 GPA), financial need, community involvement, and recommendations. Any eligible senior may apply. Applications are available in Guidance. Deadline to return to Guidance is March 24th.     

Added 3/8/17 Areva Chapter of Women in Nuclear (WIN-LC) will grant two one time scholarships in the amount of $1500 each to students who portray determination, academic excellence, and an interest in a nuclear technologies career path.  Applicants must be a graduating senior, must be applying to a two or four year college or university, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applications are available in Guidance and must be returned to Guidance by March 27.                   

Added 3/8/17 Campbell County Branch NAACP will award three scholarships in the amount of $500 each to assist Campbell County high school seniors graduating in 2017.   Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or better and enrolled in an accredited college or university.  Two letters of recommendation is required.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office and should be returned to Guidance no later than April 7th.

Added 3/6/17 The American Education Center will offer an essay question competition which will award a $1000 scholarship to one Virginia High School Student. The competition is open to grades 9-12.  Information is available in Guidance. Deadline to submit essay is April 3rd.

Added 3/3/17 Ann Wilcox Memorial Scholarship is being offered to high school seniors and college bound persons who are planning a career in a health related field. Each scholarship will total $1500. Applications are available in Guidance. Deadline to apply is April 7th.

Added 3/2/17 Exchange Club of Lynchburg will award a one-time scholarship of $1000 to a graduating senior based on financial need and scholastic achievement. Applications are available in guidance. Deadline to apply is April 27th.


Added 3/1/17 BREMS (Blue Ridge Emergency Medical Services) scholarship for $2000 will be awarded to a student who has been affiliated with an EMS agency within the Blue Ridge EMS Region for at least 6 months and who is currently enrolled or will be enrolled in an institution of higher learning or an accredited ALS training program in the coming year.  Applications are available in the School Counselor’s Office and should be returned no later than May 5th.

Added 3/1/17Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM of Central Virginia)   will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a high school senior in Region 2000.  The scholarship is based on overall need, career goals, community activities, and how well you do on the required essay on human resources.  The student does not have to intend to major in human resources to apply.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline to apply is May 1st.

Added 3/1/17Charles T. Foster Memorial Scholarship will be given annually to a senior high student from Central Virginia planning to attend a two or four year college to major in an Agriculture field.  Applications are available in guidance.  Deadline to apply is April 7th.


Added 2/21/17 Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen will award the George E. Allen Academic Scholarship in the amount of $1500 to students throughout Virginia.  This scholarship is designed to recognize students who despite obstacles or special challenges have nonetheless achieved high standards of performance.  Applications are available online at www.allenandallen.com/scholarships.htmlDeadline to apply online is March 1.


Added 2/21/17 Brookneal Dixie Youth Baseball:   Robert Godsey Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500 will be paid directly to the college for one William Campbell senior who has played baseball for the Brookneal Dixie Youth League and meets the criteria. Criteria to be considered for this award will include academic performance, participation in school/community activities, previously played Brookneal Dixie Youth Baseball, and financial need. Applications are available in the guidance office. Deadline to return application to guidance is April 21.

Added 2/15/17 Virginia Bankers Association Bank Day Scholarship Program will award several scholarships on the basis of winning essays. Applicants will be required to spend the day at First National Bank in Altavista shadowing a banker in their daily duties. The purpose of this is for the student to learn about banking, financial services, and the vital role banks play in their communities. From their experience the students will have the opportunity to compete for scholarship money by writing an essay. Seniors must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply. To be considered for Bank Day you must sign up in Guidance by March 10th.

Added 2/10/17 Calvary Baptist Church will award scholarships to seniors who are graduating from Altavista, Gretna, Faith Christian, Rustburg or William Campbell.  Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.  Three letters of recommendation and an essay are required. Applications are available in Guidance and should be returned by April 1st.

Added 2/6/17 Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship in the amount of $1000 is to recognize a female college bound senior entering in the field of education. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline to apply is April 3rd.

Added 2/6/17 Brookneal Woman’s Club in partnership with The Brookneal Presbyterian Church will offer a $1000 scholarship to a William Campbell senior. Criteria is based on academic performance, participation in school/community activities, and financial need. Transcript, letter of recommendation and an essay is required.  Applications are available in the School Counselor’s office and need to be returned by April 14.


Added 1/30/17 Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation believes that career and technical education is pivotal for our society, and is passionate about increasing the number of scholarship recipients that pursue additional career training.  The scholarships are for children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen pursuing a post secondary education at any accredited school, whether that is a career in training, trade school, community, college, or four year university.  The Foundation’s financial needs scholarships are available to every eligible applicant.  Applications are available online year round for students enrolled in career and technical education programs that are less than 12 months in length. For programs longer than 12 months, the application is open from Jan. 1 – March 1 each year.  Students can apply online at www.mcf.org/cte .

Added 1/26/17 Virginia Sheriff’s Institute is offering scholarships to young people who will be pursuing an education in criminal justice.  The dollar amount of the scholarship will be determined based on the amount of funds available and the number of scholarships awarded.  If interested please come by guidance for an application.  Applications can also be found online at https://vasheriffsinstitute.org/scholarship/Deadline to return to Guidance is April 21.

Added 1/23/17 AAUW-Lynchburg Branch of the American Association of University Women will award three scholarships in the amount of $3000 each.  Applicants must be a female student of traditional age or a returning adult woman. Selection will be based on the student’s potential for academic success as well as their financial need. Two letters of recommendation and an essay is required.  Applications are available in Guidance and should be returned by March 28th.

Added 1/23/17 Awareness Garden Foundation will award at least one scholarship in the amount of $2500 in 2017. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students whose lives have been impacted by cancer or who wish to pursue work in a cancer related field.  Applications are available online at www.awarenessgarden.org.   Deadline to apply online is March 3rd.

Added 1/19/17 William C. Folkes Scholarship Fund may have funds to provide scholarships to seniors attending The University Of Virginia from the city of Lynchburg or Campbell County, Virginia.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Deadline to apply is March 17th.

Added 1/19/17Rachel Carson Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship to Chatham University. Applicants must meet all scholarship requirements and be accepted to Chatham in order to qualify for a scholarship interview. For more information and to apply, visit chatham.edu/scholarships. Deadline is April 1, 2017.

Added 1/19/17Virginia Council on Women STEM Essay Contest. The Council will award five scholarships (one in each of five regions) to a female junior or senior who will be pursuing a STEM education at an institution of higher education. The applicant must be a resident of Virginia and hold at least a 2.5 GPA. Entries should follow the guidelines and be submitted electronically through www.commonwealth.virginia.gov/council-on-women/Entries must be received by February 20, 2017.

Added 1/19/17Brogan Thomas Franklin Live to Learn Scholarship will be in the amount of $3000.  It is designed for WCHS seniors who are planning to major in some form of English, creative writing, journalism, or teacher education.  A short essay is required.  Applications are in guidance. Deadline to apply is April 14th.



Added 1/10/17 Event Zone will award $1000 scholarships to area high school seniors who are pursuing a minor or major in the fine arts (music, dance, theatre, visual arts). Applicants will be considered based on dedication to learning and practicing their art, commitment to a future in the arts, level of skill in art form, self-expression in words and art, and personal responsibility in art and life. It is not a financial need scholarship.  Applications are in guidance. Deadline to apply is May 1st.


Added 1/5/17 Ralph& Mitchell Walker Scholarship application will be available online starting Dec 1May 1.   The scholarship(s) will be awarded to chosen graduating high school seniors who meet the following criteria:  a resident of southern Campbell or northern Pittsylvania Counties (Altavista, William Campbell or Gretna HS), have a minimum GPA of 2.5, must score at or above the 50th percentile on either the SAT or ACT, and planning to attend a two or four year institution or accredited professional institution. Recipients will be selected regardless of race, gender or religious affiliation.  Applicants must provide photo, academic transcript, test score documentation, SAR report and financial information. The electronic application can be found on our website (vbfinc.org) under the Recent News tab/heading. The application must be time stamped no later than May 1, 2017.

Added 1/5/17 VA-MD-DE Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) 2017 Education Scholarship is for students whose parents or guardians are members of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative and whose primary residence is served by the cooperative. Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, and personal statement. Information and applications are found online at www.sec.coop/scholarhip.  Apply online by Feb. 10, 2017.


Added 1/5/17 Central Virginia Credit Union – Joseph P. Crouch Memorial Scholarship- will provide a $1000 Scholarship to be used toward tuition or other related fees to a CVFCU member who is a high school senior entering an accredited college or university. The scholarship is based on merit and citizenship.  Applicants must be a graduating senior and become a member of the credit union by Feb. 10, 2017.  Two letters of recommendation and an essay is required.  Applications are due back to Guidance by April 12.

Added12/14/16 Barnard Family Health and Wellness Scholarship will be awarded to one or two deserving high school graduating seniors interested in or attending to pursue a health related course of study at either college/university or other post secondary educational institution.  Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or better to apply. Two letters of recommendation and an essay is required. Applications are in Guidance. Deadline to apply is April 25th.

Added 12/12/16 Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen will award the George E. Allen Academic Scholarship in the amount of $1500 to students throughout Virginia.  This scholarship is designed to recognize students who despite obstacles or special challenges have nonetheless achieved high standards of performance.  Applications are available online at www.allenandallen.com/scholarships.htmlDeadline to apply is March 1.

Added 11/21/16 VA JCI Senate Foundation offers opportunities for future leaders of America to earn scholarship money for the pursuit of higher education. The VAJCI Senate application and requirements may be found at http://www.usjcisenate.org/index.php/programs/scholarship. The form may be filled out online but applicants must print, sign and mail a copy to the address provided. Completed applications must be postmarked by January 20, 2017.

Added 11/17/16 Below is a list of scholarships available for seniors online.  Please click on the links  for more information and deadlines.


Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students

 Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Scholarships

 Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program

 2016 Green Home Improvement Scholarship

 ENTELEC’s Wayne V. Black Scholarship

 VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Patriotic Art Contest

 Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund

 Diabetes Scholars Foundation


Added 11/10/16 VSGA Scholarship Program of the Virginia Golf Foundation will award a scholarship to a senior with an interest in golf and who will attend a college within the Commonwealth. Consideration is based on academic achievement, interest in golf, character, and financial need.  Students can apply online at scholarships.VSGA.org by February 22 or pick up a paper copy in the Guidance Office.  Applications must be returned to Guidance by February 17, 2017.


Added 9/12/16 Sun Trust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes is free to enter and eligibility is not based on GPA or financial need.  There will be thirty chances to win $500 with two winners chosen during each drawing  from October – May.  Students may enter each time after a drawing.  Enter online @ www.suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweepstakes.


































 

 

 

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