Scholarships - UPDATED 12/5/19

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:


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www.Fastweb.com


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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 12/5/19 The Ralph & Mitchell Miles Walker Scholarship is now open to graduating seniors who plan to attend a 2 or 4-year college/university or other accredited professional institution. This scholarship is open to residents of Campbell and northern Pittsylvania Counties. Deadline: April 1, 2020. Award: Varies Criteria: A minimum GPA of 2.5 and SAT/ACT scores at or above the 50% percentile are required. Awards will be based on academic success and financial need. Applicants Applicants must submit either a FAFSA or Federal Income Tax return. Applications can be found att http://vbfinc.org/scholarships/  


Added 12/5/19The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia Scholarship The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia is offering an essay contest for any Virginia high school senior who will attend any four-year college or university in the Commonwealth of Virginia beginning in the fall of 2020.  Please see Mrs. Faulconer for a copy of the application. Deadline:  March 13, 2020 Award: $3,000 to $6,000 (4 Recipients Will Be Chosen) Criteria:  Applicant should write a 1,500-word essay on the historical topic of French Influence on the American Revolution


Added 12/5/19The 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. To apply, please visit www.bbbstudentofintegrity.org Deadline: January 31, 2020 Award: $1,000 (Multiple Recipients) Criteria:  Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA to apply and will need to include an essay, a letter of recommendation and an official transcript with their application.

Added 12/3/19 The George E. Allen Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors throughout Virginia who have overcome adversity and shown significant academic promise. For more information, on this scholarship please visit: http://www.allenandallen.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2020-Scholarship-App_FINAL.pdf Deadline: All application materials (including recommendation letters are due to HS Guidance no later than February 24, 2020. 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 12/3/19 The Virginia State Golf Association VIP Scholarship is now open to all seniors who have an interest in golf, are in good academic standing, and have been domiciled in Virginia since September 1, 2019. Deadline: February 19, 2020 (If using a paper application all materials are due to HS Guidance no later than February 14th). Award: Varies (Awards given for 2019 ranged from $1,500-6,000). Completed applications may be mailed or submitted online at http://www.scholarships.VSGA.org. The application deadline is Wednesday, February 19, 2020.


Added 11/25/19 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. $TBD (non-renewable). Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline to return completed application is April 27th.

Added 11/25/19 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. $$TBD (non-renewable). Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline to return completed application is April 27th.

Added 11/25/19 The Elliot Davis Memorial Scholarship – This award will be given to a student who has served as an outstanding representative of WCHS and plan to pursue a degree in Business. Must be accepted to a 2 or 4-year college or trade school. $TBD (non-renewable). Applications are available in the counseling office Deadline to return completed application is April 27th.

Added 11/25/19 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 Programming, Computer Networking, Nursing, Electricity, Auto Body, Culinary Arts, or Cosmetology. Must be accepted to a 2 or   4-year college or trade school. $TBD(non-renewable). Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline to turn in completed application is April 27th.

Added 11/25/19 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. $TBD (non-renewable). Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline to return completed application is April 27th.

Added 11/25/19 The Bev Jones Memorial Scholarship – Will be presented to a senior who has made positive contributions to our Fine Arts program either through Art, Band, Chorus, or Yearbook. $TBD (non-renewable). Applications are available in the counseling office. Deadline to return completed application is April 27th.

Added 11/13/19 The VMDAEC Educational Scholarship is now open to all seniors whose parents or guardians are Central Virginia Electric Cooperative or Southside Electric Cooperative members and whose primary residence is serviced by (CVEC) or (SEC). Deadline: February 28, 2020 Award: $1,000 Criteria: Apply online. A personal statement is required and residency restrictions apply.

Added 11/13/19 The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now open to minority high school seniors entering an accredited college/university.  Awards are based on financial need, academic achievement, leadership potential and community service. Deadline: February 1, 2020 Award: Four-year College Grant Criteria: Must be a minority student. There is also an essay requirement.

Added 10/30/19 The Noel C. Taylor Scholar-Athlete Award is now open to all senior athletes/team managers. This scholarship is worth $1000. Applications must be turned in to the counseling office by November 20th.

Added 10/30/19 The Joseph P. Crouch Memorial Scholarship is now open to all seniors entering an accredited college/university. This $1,000 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 3, 2020. Applications are due to HS Guidance no later than April 6th. 

Added 9/3/19 Cameron Impact Scholarship: The Cameron Impact Scholarship is provided by the Bryan Cameron Education Foundation. Scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors who show the highest levels of academic achievement, leadership, involvement in extracurricular activities, and participation in community service & other civic events. Deadline: September 13, 2019 12:00PM PT (NOON) Award: $20,000-$50,000 (Renewable over 4-years of undergraduate study) Criteria: Must have GPA of 3.7 or higher and a history of leadership and community imvolvement. To apply, please visit: https://www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org/Cameron-impact-scholarship/submit-an-application

Added 9/3/19 AES Engineering Scholarship: AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility. *You ARE NOT REQUIRED to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Deadline: October 6, 2019 Award: $500 Criteria: Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essay response to the following question – “When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?” Submit essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com Please see Mrs. Faulconer in Guidance for more information.


Added 9/3/19 2019 Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway Promotion & Contest: Will your throw win $100,000 in tuition? Enter the Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway now. We’re looking for big dreamers to share their goals. Finalists compete in a “throw-off” for a shot at $100,000 in tuition. For official contest rules and more information, please visit: www.drpeppertuition.com Deadline: October 16, 2019 Award: Up to $100,000 tuition scholarships Criteria: Must be age 18-24 by 12/6/19.


Added 9/3/19 The Horatio Alger Scholarship: If integrity, determination, and courage describe you – you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. Our scholarships award students who possess the character to succeed in life. We help students overcome financial barriers of pursuing higher education. To learn more and apply, visit: www.scholars.horatioalger.org Deadline: October 25, 2o19. Award: $10,000-$25,000 Criteria: To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college.


Added 9/3/19 10 Words or Less Scholarship: Do you use Facebook?  Do you deserve $500? In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.  Click here to apply. Deadline: November 30, 2019 Award: $500 Criteria: Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 attending school in the fall of 2020 may apply. Before or after writing your answer, you will also need to "Like" the Facebook page.  Judges will only read the answers provided from people that have "Liked" the page.


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