Scholarships - UPDATED 1/12/17

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:

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 1/12/17 Healthcare Leaders Scholarship - Sponsored by  To be eligible for the $1000 award, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above, be pursuing a degree related to healthcare, and submit a 600-1000 word essay by January 29th. Scholarship is offered once a year and award is paid directly to the student.  Visit the scholarship page for full scholarship details and online application. Deadline to apply online is January 29th.

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 1/6/17 Dixie Youth Baseball, Inc. gives away several $2000 scholarships each year.  Students who have participated in Dixie Youth Baseball for at least one year are eligible to apply. Applicant’s ability as an athlete will not be a factor in awarding scholarships.  Applications are available in Guidance and should be returned no later than Jan 24th.

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 ( 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  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 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 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 11/15/16 USDA/1890 National Scholars Program offers scholarships to high school seniors who are US citizens that are seeking a bachelor’s degree at one of the eighteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities in any field of study in agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related disciplines.  Applicants must demonstrate leadership and community service, have a GPA of at least 3.0, have a combined score of 1500 or more on SAT and have applied to one of the required college or universities.  Applications are available online at   Deadline to apply is December 31, 2016.

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 by February 22 or pick up a paper copy in the Guidance Office.  Applications must be returned to Guidance by February 17, 2017.

Added 10/24/16 Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity Scholarship in the amount of $1000 recognizes high school seniors who personify high ethics demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic history. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and a copy of the transcript must be included with entry. A short essay is required.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office or online at to return to Guidance is January 23rd.

Added 10/19/16 Roanoke College Scholars Competition students can receive approximately $200,000 over four years. Apply online at Scholarship application deadlines are Oct. 15th for Nov. competitions and Jan. 9th for Feb. competitions

Added 10/19/16 Radford University is offering two scholarships for students interested in Dance and Drama at RU.  Pridemore Scholarship is in the amount of $3000 and is renewable for three additional years and the GeorgeAnne Voland Buck Scholarship is in the amount of $1,400.00 for first year only. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 and combined SAT’s of 1100 or higher or ACT of 24 or higher and ability to demonstrate an outstanding level of achievement in theatre through presentation of an audition or portfolio are required. Students are considered for these scholarships if they provide a completed application for admission by January 23 of their senior year.

Added 10/6/16 The Harry F. Byrd, Jr. $10,000 Leadership Award recognizes outstanding high school seniors. Excellence, Leadership, Character, and Duty are the focus of this award. Each high school is allowed to choose one student to recommend for this award. An application and essays are required. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Dalton by Oct. 28, 2016.

Added 10/6/16 Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation will award 18 scholarships to Virginia high school juniors or seniors whose essays are judged to be the best in each of Virginia’s eight public high school regions: $2000 for first place essays and $1000 for second place.  An $8000 bonus scholarship will be awarded to the author of the top ranked essay in the state.  Applications are located on the Lee Jackson Educational Foundation website at and copies are available in the Guidance Office.  Completed application and essay must be turned in to Mrs. Maxey or Mrs. Dalton by Feb. 1, 2017.

Added 10/5/16 Noel C. Taylor Athlete Scholarship will be awarded to one deserving student in the amount of $2000.  Applicants must be high school seniors within the WDBJ7 viewing area and meet the following requirements. Be a high school senior who will be accepted by an accredited college or university, establish financial need, submit a paragraph describing a defining moment in their academic or athletic life that shaped them into the person they are today, and provide transcript and two recommendations. Applications are in guidance and need to be returned by Nov. 4th.

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 @

Added 9/6/16 2017 Horatio Alger Scholarship will help students overcome the financial barriers of pursuing higher education.  To qualify a student must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to go to college.  The Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. To learn more and to apply, visit  Application deadline is October 25, 2016.  
















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