Virginia Scholarships

With over 165 colleges and universities, Virginia offers virtually endless possibilities for higher education. This includes old, prestigious institutions like the University of Virginia and College of William and Mary, as well as a community college system with more than 20 schools.

There’s no doubt that , Virginia colleges can help you reach your educational and professional goals. The question is, how do you pay for it?

Virginia scholarships may be the answer. There are several scholarship opportunities funded by colleges, the state and private sources that can help lessen the burden of attending college.

Popular Virginia Scholarships

Institutional aid is the first place to look for Virginia scholarships. Most colleges and universities in Virginia sponsor scholarship programs, many of which are reserved for in-state students.

An example is Virginia Polytech Institute and State University, which awards several scholarships annually. This includes the University Services Scholarship, which goes to Virginia residents who demonstrate merit and need.

Other awards limit the applicant pool further. Old Dominion University’s Regional Scholarship, for example, is reserved for students in one of 11 Virginia cities and counties.

Private organizations are another great source for Virginia scholarships. The Northern Virginia Urban League annually awards at least two of the NOVA Urban League Scholarship for African-American Students. This scholarships is reserved for African-American students from Alexandria, Arlington County and Fairfax County, but it’s just one of many privately funded Virginia scholarships.

Applying for Virginia Scholarships

If you’re studying to work in an in-demand career, you should be able to find several state-funded Virginia scholarships to apply for. The Department of Education funds programs like the Virginia Teaching Scholarship/Loan, for minority students who plan to teach in elementary and middle school.

The Virginia Department of Health sponsors many scholarship programs for students in health care. These programs include the Virginia's Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Midwife Program, Commonwealth of Virginia Nurse Educator Scholarship Program and Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship for Licensed Practical Nurses.

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100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.University Services ScholarshipVariesMarch 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship for Registered NursesVariesJune 30
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Commonwealth of Virginia Nurse Educator Scholarship Program$ 20,000July 31
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Blue & Gold Level 1 Scholarship$ 3,000February 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.SSU Development Foundation Diversity ScholarshipVariesJanuary 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Skip Bishop Scholarship Fund$ 500February 6
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Jim Gwazdauskas Memorial Scholarship Fund$ 500February 6
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Juanita Shelor Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund$ 1,000February 6
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Allen Mandelstamm Scholarship Fund$ 1,000February 6
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Mary Ann King Peters Memorial Scholarship Fund$ 1,000February 6
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Evelyn Rutrough Memorial Scholarship$ 2,000February 6
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Eric E. Sutphin Memorial Scholarship Fund$ 500February 6
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Arlington Learning in Retirement Institute$ 1,000February 10
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Arlington's Future Scholarship$ 2,000February 10
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Mr. & Mrs. James Scott Duff Scholarship$ 6,043
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.S. Stuart Flanagan Family Scholarship$ 1,891
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Northern Virginia Urban League Scholarship$ 5,000January 11
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship$ 8,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Provost's Scholarship$ 7,000February 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Out of State Award$ 3,000May 1 (priority)
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Jayhawk Generations Scholarship$ 12,154November 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Blazer Achievement Scholarship$ 3,500December 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Blazer Pride Scholarship$ 2,500December 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program$ 10,000March 14
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.NACA Southeast Student Leadership Scholarships$ 2,000March 31
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Out of State Reduced Tuition Scholarship$ 2,500March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.President's ScholarshipVariesJanuary 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education ProgramVariesNone
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Alumni Legacy ScholarshipVariesFebruary 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Global Tiger Scholarship$ 2,000August 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.National Scholars Award$ 2,000March 1 (Priority)
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Edith Carolyn Burroughs Scholarship$ 2,500March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Civic Federation 911 Scholarship$ 1,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Jerome Evenson Scholarship$ 3,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Glencarlyn / Carlin Springs Scholarship$ 1,500March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Alexis Jackson Memorial SOAR Scholarship$ 1,000March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Macy's Scholarship$ 2,500March 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Out-of-State ScholarshipVariesDecember 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Nonresident Incentive Tuition Waiver$ 4,000February 1 (priority)
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Regional Scholarship$ 1,200February 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.UA ScholarVariesDecember 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition ScholarshipVariesFebruary 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.National Scholars Program$ 13,900June 1
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Cook Scholarship$ 7,000None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.President's Out of State Scholar Award$ 3,000None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.St. Andrew's Society Scholarship$ 2,500April 30
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Out-of-State Fee Stipend$ 2,000January 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Whitehead Scholarship$ 2,282None
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Trustee Honor Scholarship$ 20,000January 15
100% This scholarship matches 100% of your criteria.Blue & Gold Level 2 Scholarship$ 2,000February 1
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