2020-2021 Scholarship Document updated 4-14.pdf

2020-2021 Scholarship Document

  • Below you will find a list of local and national scholarships. Please make sure that you carefully read the information that is provided for EVERY scholarship. Scholarships that require students to submit their completed application to Ms. Juli, must be printed off or emailed to me completed with all supporting documents.
  • If you are interested in learning about the different scholarships at 4-year colleges & universities in Virginia, click here. This link shows you the different scholarships each school provides (amounts and due dates vary).
  • The FAFSA is OPEN, and every senior interested in any educational plan after high school should plan to complete it as soon as possible if you have not already. Students and parents can create their FSA IDs at any time at http://fsaid.ed.gov, and the FAFSA can be found at http://fafsa.gov.
  • See me in my office next to guidance if you or your parents any questions, or as always email me at juli.abbott@patrick.k12.va.us
  • If you are planning on attending Patrick Henry Community College check out scholarships specifically for them at this link: https://www.patrickhenry.edu/financesbtn/125-scholarships
  • *Will update when more information and scholarships become available*
  • There is a list of useful scholarship search engines at the bottom use them to explore scholarships other than these!
  • Contact me for local scholarship application forms



Due Date


Application Link


Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program

Up to $2,600

July 31, 2021

VTAG provides annual grants to Virginia residents who are full-time students at an eligible private college or university. Students will need to complete the application and submit it to their institution’s financial aid office.

2021-2022 Application is not yet available.


Visit https://www.schev.edu/docs/default-source/tuition-aid-section/financial-aid/vtagfactsheet.pdf?sfvrsn=4 for eligible schools.

Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program



VGAP provides an incentive to financially needy students now attending school in Virginia to raise their expectations and their academic performance to consider higher education an achievable objective in their future.

Contact the financial aid office at the college you plan to attend for application procedures and deadlines.

Visit https://www.schev.edu/docs/default-source/tuition-aid-section/undergrad-grad-financial-aid/vgapfactsheet.pdf for more information.

SOAR Virginia

Up to $2,000


SOAR Virginia prepares eligible high school students across Virginia for success in post-secondary education through a combination of individual advising and encouragement.



Learn more about SOAR here

Be Bold scholarship


April 30th

The $25,000 “Be Bold” Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile.


Any High school student

Innovation in Education scholarship


Every Month on the 20th

-Must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (This could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.)

-Must submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation. There is no minimum or maximum word/page count.



-Must currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university student.

-Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0


SILA post-secondary college scholarship


May 31st

The Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc. (SILA Foundation) is proud to announce the availability of ten (10) one thousand dollar ($1000.00) scholarships to students focused on careers in the insurance and securities industry for use at an accredited post-secondary college or university.


-Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

-Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better

-Be enrolled in one of the following areas of study:

Insurance/Compliance/Risk Management

Finance/Accounting/Actuarial Science

Business Information

Information Technology


ACG Workforce Development Scholarship


June 1st

Applicant can be anyone who is planning to attend a technical school or approved craft training program in any discipline of construction, including a high school senior, military member, or postsecondary student.




Applicant MUST desire a career in the construction industry. 3. Applicant can be a full-time student or part-time student. 4. Applicant MUST be enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved accredited program.

B Davis Scholarship


May 22nd

The generosity of our site sponsors have allowed us to offer a scholarship to help the students who visit our site


This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.

Local scholarships that are available

Amounts Vary

April 23rd

Excellence in Nursing 

PCHS Class of ’75 and ‘76

Patrick County Alumni Association

PC Fire & Rescue (separate application)

Gail Harding Memorial Scholarship (separate application)



Contact me for the application**

Excellence in Nursing: planning on doing Nursing at PHCC


PCHS Class of ’75 & ’76 and PC Alumni Association open for all seniors


Fire & Rescue- you or a parent/guardian were or are active in any fire department or rescue squad


Gail Harding- priority given to students interested in journalism, writing or teaching

GRASP Last Dollar Scholarship


April 16th

Students who have met with the GRASP Adviser and demonstrate unmet financial need.

Fill out the application and save your changes, then email as an attachment to scholarships@grasp4va.org along with the required documents.



If you have any questions, need any help or would like to meet with our GRASP adviser email Mrs. Deekens at carolyn.deekens@patrick.k12.va.us

Met with the high school GRASP advisor during his or her senior year

Possess at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average

Will graduate from high school spring of 2021

Demonstrate unmet financial need (A college financial aid award letter will be requested before the scholarship is granted.)

Will attend a post-secondary school in Virginia (public or private)

Have successfully filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


GRASP Community College Pathway Scholarships


April 16th

GRASP will award scholarships to selected applicants for $1,000 for their first year of community college.  Scholarships may be renewed for a second year of the recipients' program. Eligible scholarship recipients will enroll at a Virginia Community College to either complete a career certificate or with the intent to transfer to a Virginia four-year public or private institution through a Virginia Guaranteed Admission Agreement.



If you have any questions, need any help or would like to meet with our GRASP adviser email Mrs. Deekens at carolyn.deekens@patrick.k12.va.us

Have met with the high school GRASP advisor to establish a post-secondary plan

Possess at least a 2.0 cumulative high school grade point average

Will graduate from high school spring of 2021

Have filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Have financial need (EFC of $12,000 or less) as determined by the FAFSA


Intertech Foundation STEM scholarship


April 15th

Through our STEM Scholarships, The Intertech Foundation focuses on young people’s inspiration and the building of their science, engineering, and technology skills. If you have excelled in Math and Science and will be graduating from high school this spring, and plan to pursue college studies in computer science in the fall of 2021, consider applying.


-Cumulative high school GPA of 3.3 or higher

-An intent to study computer science

·          -Copy of official school transcript (a copy of your high school transcript will suffice)

·         -Resume defining paid work and volunteer experience, as well as extracurricular activities

·         -Two letters of recommendation (one of which should be from a Math or Science teacher familiar with the student)

·         -Copy of official college/university acceptance letter (optional to apply but required prior to first payment)

·         -350 to 500-word essay describing the students work ethic and what they hope to accomplish in the “real world” of computer science after graduation from college/university


Patrick Henry Community College Scholarships

Various amounts

Various Due dates

Students planning on attending Patrick Henry Community College



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