Scholarships

 Name of Scholarship         Amount Deadline Requirements
Wendy's High School Heisman ScholarshipVariesOctober 17, 2018
Must apply online only
National scholarship opportunity for senior student-athletes who excel in the classroom, on the field and in the community.  Two scholarship winners from every state.  Seniors must apply online:

wendysheisman.com

 Levine Scholars Program - UNC at Charlotte
 Full tuition/room and board
(renewable)
 October 8, 2018
(Student must see their counselor for a nomination prior to this date)
For a student who is applying as a freshman at UNC Charlotte.  Students must be admitted to UNC Charlotte to receive a Levine Scholarship.  Student must demonstrate a commitment to community service, excel academically and possess a capacity for ethical leadership.  Student must see their high school counselor if interested in a nomination. 
Horatio Alger Association  Varies October 25, 2018National scholarship program for students who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity; critical financial need is a major factor; also based on school and community involvement. Minimum GPA is 2.0.
Apply online:
scholars.horatioalger.org 
 University of Virginia Varies Varies for the different programs
(Must be nominated by a counselor prior to Dec. 14,2018)
Must attend the University of Virginia and meet the criteria for the programs listed. (Most are need-based). 
 Davidson College (North Carolina) - Belk Scholarship Full - RenewableNovember 9, 2018
(Student must see counselor if interested in this scholarship prior to this date) 
Must attend Davidson College; Based on intellectual ability and achievement, leadership experience and overall personal vigor; highly competitive. 
Please see counselor for nomination information.  Each high school can only nominate one or two students.
 WACE - National CO-OP Scholarship Program VariesFebruary 15, 2019 Must attend one of the nine WACE partner institutions (none in Virginia); minimun GPA of 3.5 required; students must participate in a co-op program at the partner institution.  May apply online:
www.waceinc.org 
Student Scholarships.org Varies Varies for each scholarshipVarious scholarships for student from Virginia school districts; criteria and applications for each scholarship are listed in the attached information. 
 SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes$500 May 13, 2019 National Scholarship Program; one winner chosen every 2 weeks from October 29, 2018 through May 13, 2019
Apply Online:
suntrust.com/offtocollege
  
 Virginia Western Community College - College Community Access Program (CCAP) Full tuition
(Renewable)
 Application opens October 1, 2018
Deadline: February 1, 2019
For FCHS students who have resided in Franklin County and attended FCHS during their junior and senior years; minimum GPA of 2.5 required.

Must complete all components for the application by February 1, 2019 
 Omega Psi Phi Fraternity - International High School Essay Contest $1,000 - $5,000Oct.19, 2018

International Essay Contest for any college bound high school senior.  Students must submit an essay application by email to Bro. Dante Rose at dkonquerrose@yahoo.com.  These must be submitted by midnight on Oct.19, 2018. 
 University of Michigan: Gloria Wille Bell and Carlos R. Bell Charitable Trust Varies to $20,000 
(Renewable)
Feb. 1, 2019 
(Must apply online)
Must attend the University of Michigan and major in engineering, physics, computer science or another related scientific field.  Must apply online:
www.bellscholarship.org 
Fincastle Resolutions Chapter - S.A.R. Scholarship  $1,000 Dec. 15, 2018
(Received by date - application and essay must be mailed)
Regional essay contest for a current senior in high school Essay topic included in the attached information. 
 HonorsGradU Scholarship$10,000   April 28, 2019
(Final application must be submitted)
National scholarship competition for high school students who would like to design and work on a community improvement project.  Final applications must be submitted by April 28, 2019.  Below is the link to the website for further information:
http://honorsgradu.com/scholarship/
 Bowling Drewry Scholarship$1,000  April 1, 2019
(Application must be mailed and received by this date)
For an FCHS senior who is a first generation college student who has a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who is planning on enrolling in a two or four year college or university.  Essay required.  Based on academic achievement, leadership and financial need.  Applications must be mailed and received by April 1, 2019 to the address listed on information.   
National Eagle Scout Scholarships  Varies Oct. 31, 2019
(Must apply online)
National scholarship opportunity for students in their senior year who have received their Eagle Scout award.  Three scholarship opportunities are available and listed in the attached information. Must apply online:
http://www.nesa.org/site/c.9oIFJMPsGgIWF/b.9535031/k.8FA8/Scholarships.htm 
Virginia State Golf Association Scholarships  Varies
(Many Offered)
 Feb. 20, 2019
(Postmarked and Online Submission)
State-wide scholarship program for seniors who play golf or have an interest in an activity associated with golf (skill and ability are not requirements for consideration); also based on academic achievement, character, essay and financial need; must attend a college/university in Virginia.  May apply online:
scholarships.VSGA.org 
 StudentScholarships.org #2Varies Varies for each scholarship Various scholarships for students from Virginia school districts; criteria and applications for each scholarship are listed. 
The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia - History Essay Contest for College Scholarship $3,000  March 15, 2019
(Postmarked Date)
State-wide essay contest for any Virginia high school senior who will attend any four-year college/university in the Commonwealth of Virginia beginning in the fall of 2019. 
 BBB Student of Integrity Scholarships $1,000 Jan. 31, 2019State-wide scholarship; based on leaderships, community service and an essay; minimum GPA of 3.0 required.  Must apply online:
www.bbbstudentofintegrity.org 
 Lee-Jackson Scholarship Program $1,000 - $10,000 Feb. 1, 2019State-wide essay contest on General Robert E. Lee and/or General "Stonewall" Jackson (18 scholarships awarded in Virginia); student must be classified as a junior or senior in a Virginia public, private or home high school with plans to attend a 4-year accredited U.S. college and later enrolls as a full-time student.  Students must submit their completed application and essay to a teacher or counselor by the deadline.  
Smith Mountain Lake Lions Club Scholarship Trust - FOUR YEAR Scholarship  Multiple awards of $1,500
(Renewable for 4 years for a $6,000 total)
April 9, 2019

(TURN IN TO YOUR GUIDANCE COUNSELOR) 
Several scholarships to FCHS seniors to attend any accredited Virginia college or university.
 Criteria: financial need, academic excellence, significant extracurricular and community involvement including work, credible endorsements and an effective interview. 
 Smith Mountain Lake Lions Club Scholarship Trust - TRANSFER Scholarship Multiple awards of $1,500
(Renewable for  years for a $3,000 total)
 March 20, 2019

(TURN IN TO YOUR GUIDANCE COUNSELOR)
Two scholarships to FCHS seniors who will complete a community college degree before transferring to a 4-year Virginia college or university.  Payments begin after recipient completes one semester's classes at the four-year college.
Criteria: financial need, academic excellence, significant extracurricular and community involvement including work, credible endorsements, and an effective interview.  
    
    
 Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia Scholarships
(Use the same application for all of the following scholarships.)  Application is only to be completed online at the website provided.
(Formerly known as the Foundation for Roanoke Valley and Martinsville Area Community Foundation)
 Feb. 15, 2019

(Must be submitted online) 
 Website:

http://www.cfwesternva.org/franklin-county-scholarship/
 1.  Sue Blackwell Scholarship Fund   $2,000 Feb. 15, 2019 Must be a member of the Roanoke Valley Aquatic Association; also based on academic achievement & financial need; essay required.
 2.  N.R. Burroughs Educational Fund VariesFeb. 15, 2019 For area students who live within a 200 mile radius of the Henry County Circuit Court; minimum GPA of 2.0. 
 3.  N.R. Burroughs Scholars Award $10,000Feb. 15, 2019 For area students who live within a 200 mile radius of the Henry County Circuit Court; minimum GPA of 2.0. If selected as a finalist, must attend a personal interview with the Scholarship Committee. 
 4.  Berkeley and Zelma Cundiff Scholarship Fund$820 Feb. 15, 2019 Must be a graduating senior from Franklin County High School; enroll full-time in a two-year or four-year career or technical school, college or university; also demonstrates financial need. 
5. Joycelyn "Fudgie" Lee Farrelly Music Education Scholarship Fund $750  Feb. 15, 2019Must be a graduating senior from a Roanoke Valley high school or a Roanoke Valley Resident beginning, resuming or pursuing his/her higher education; enroll full-time in, or be currently enrolled in, an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. 
 6. Franklin County Ed-U-K8or Scholarship Fund $1,000Feb/ 15. 2019 Must be a graduating senior or current college student whose parent(s) is/are employed by Franklin County Public Schools, with a preference to those seniors attending FCHS; financial need; must show academic/other merit indicating the capability to satisfactorily completing college-level studies; must enroll or be currently enrolled in an accredited two or four year college or university or technical/trade school.
 7. Franklin County Scholarship Fund$3,000
(4 x semester installments of $750) 
 Feb. 15, 2019Must be a graduating senior from FCHS or must have graduated from FCHS within the last three years;demonstrate financial hardship; enroll in a Virginia community college (preferably VWCC or PHCC0 and pursue an Associates Degree or pursue advanced studies at an accredited career, technical school, college or university. 
 8.  Michael Dean Guilliams Memorial Scholarship Fund $1,250Feb. 15, 2019 For an area student who is pursuing a career in a technical field; essay required. 
 9.  Joel C. and Elizabeth L. Hall Educational Fund $1,000Feb. 15, 2019 For area students who will attend a college associated with the United Methodist Church; minimum GPA of 2.5; also based on financial need. 
 10.  Holland Scholar Award $10,000
(4 x annual installments of $2,500)
 Feb. 15, 2019For an area student wishing to continue their education in a college, university or vocational field; essay required; finalists will be interviewed. 
 11. Margaret Jones Irvin Scholarship Fund $1,000Feb. 15, 2019 For an area student enrolling full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university. 
 12.  Jefferson College of Health Sciences Scholarship Fund$750 Feb. 15, 2019 For an area student who will be attending Jefferson College of Health Sciences; also based on financial need. 
 13.  LaPrade Educational Fund $1,000Feb. 15, 2019 For a student who is attended or is a current senior from a high school in the City of Martinsville, or the counties of Franklin, Henry, or Pittsylvania; minimum GPA of 2.5. 
 14. Lester Educational Fund $1,000 Feb. 15, 2019 For a student who is attended or is a current senior from a high school in the City of Martinsville, or the counties of Franklin, Henry, or Pittsylvania; minimum GPA of 2.5. 
 15.  Member One Federal Credit Union - Henry Lee Memorial Scholarship $1,500Feb. 15, 2019For an area student who is a current member at Member One Credit Union; must plan on attending a college or university in Virginia; academic achievement and participation in scholastic activities; essay required. 
 16.  Member One Federal Credit Union - Richard L. "Dick" Williams Memorial Scholarship$5,000 Feb. 15, 2019 For an area student who is a current Member One member in good standing; planning on attending a college or university in Virginia; academic achievement; participated in a varsity sport (as recognized by the Virginia High School League) for at least two semesters; essay required. 
 17.  Walter M. Otey, III Scholarship Fund $2,500Feb. 15, 2019 For an area student who will enroll on a full-time basis in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech; minimum GPA of 3.5;demonstrate financial need; essay required. 
 18.  The E. Price Ripley Memorial Foundation Fund$2,000 Feb. 15, 2019 For an area student from the Roanoke Valley; based on academic achievement & financial need. 
 19.  Jean L. Price Scholarship FundTBD Feb. 15, 2019 For an area student who has financial need. 
 20.  Eddie Simpson Scholarship Fund $1,400Feb. 15, 2019 For an area student who has a financial need. 
 21.  Dianne E. H. Wilcox Scholarship Fund $1,000 Feb. 15, 2019For an area student. 
 22. John W. Wilks, M.D. Excellence in Science Memorial Scholarship Fund$2,800 Feb. 15, 2019 For an area student who plans on pursuing a career in the medical field. 

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