1. Virginia Scholarship Directory
      1. A list of 100+ vetted scholarships for students across the state, broken down by month.
      2. Link https://www.standoutcollegeprep.com/virginia-scholarships
    2. York Foundation for Public Education – For seniors and 1 for a rising senior
      1. Due: Multiple due dates quickly approaching
      2. Details:
        1. Peninsula Community Foundation offers several different local scholarships
      3. Application link: Senior Scholarships / Home (yorkcountyschools.org)
    3. Hampton Roads Community Foundation
      1. Scholarships require financial need and are renewable for four years unless otherwise noted.
      2. Deadline: March 1, 2023
      3. Link: http://www.hamptonroadscf.org/scholarships/  
      4. Following scholarships available for Peninsula Students:
        1. AAA Tidewater – J. Theron "Tim" Timmons Scholarship – For graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA whose parents/guardians are members of AAA Tidewater.
        2. Jesse T. Bonney Memorial Scholarship – For female Virginia residents under the age of 26. Preference will be given to students from South Hampton Roads.
        3. Charles F. Burroughs Scholarship – For students attending Hampden-Sydney College.
        4. Frank Fang Memorial Scholarship – For Chinese or Chinese American students from anywhere in Hampton Roads (including the Peninsula and Gloucester County) to attend a four-year college or university. This award is merit-based; financial need is not a factor. This is a one-year scholarship; it will not be renewed.
        5. Colonel J. Addison Hagan Memorial Scholarship – For students attending Virginia Military Institute.
        6. George D. and Marion Phelps Hamar HRBOR Scholarship – For LGBT students graduating from a high school in Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk Portsmouth, Suffolk or Virginia Beach.  Level of involvement in the LBGT community will be considered.
        7. Sierra Jenkins Scholarship – For long-time Virginia residents pursuing a degree in journalism or a degree in communications with a concentration in journalism at a four-year Virginia college or university. Applicants must be studying print or online/digital journalism. Preference will be given to BIPOC students. This is a one-year scholarship; it will not be renewed.
        8. Hampton Roads Spartan Scholarship – For students from Hampton Roads attending Norfolk State University with a preference for students who are single parents.
        9. Lawson Companies Employee Scholarship – For current employees of Lawson Companies and their eligible dependent children to pursue undergraduate education at an accredited in-state two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school.
        10. Lawson Companies Resident Scholarship – For current residents of Lawson Companies rental properties in Virginia and their eligible dependent children to pursue undergraduate education at an accredited in-state two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school.
        11. Margarette Hanes Old Scholarship – For female students from Hampton Roads attending Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC.
        12. Betty Ciampoli Oliver Scholarship – For Hampton Roads residents who attended Woodstock Elementary in Virginia Beach for at least three years, have at least a 2.8 high school GPA, and will attend a community or four-year college.
        13. The Pender Scholarship – For female students attending Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore.
        14. Virginia Eye Foundation Scholarship – For students from the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC metropolitan statistical area (including Camden, Currituck and Gates Counties in North Carolina). Preference will be given to students obtaining degrees related to ophthalmology, optometry and vision sciences.
    4. The Williamsburg Epsilon Delta Chapter of the National Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity Scholarship – For seniors
      1. Due: March 1, 2023
      2. Amount: Two $6,500 scholarships and one $5,000 scholarship. In addition, two of the local awardees may qualify for the opportunity to receive an additional $5000 grant from the national fraternity, potentially increasing their total award to $11,500.
      3. Details:
        1. Is designed to both cultivate and celebrate the academic accomplishments and achievements of Black students.
        2. This scholarship program targets talented high school seniors who have been admitted to a 4-year accredited college or university.
      4. Link:
        1. Student link: Final 2023 Epsilon Delta BSP Application (1).pdf(Review) - Adobe cloud storage
        2. Student/School Counselor application (Need both) 2023 BSP Guidance Counselor Submission (1).pdf(Review) - Adobe cloud storage
    5. Granville P. Meade Scholarship
      1. Due: March 3, 2023
      2. Amount:
      3. Details:
        1. Provides financial assistance to students who have achieved academically, but who are financially unable to attend college.
        2. You do not need to be a U.S. citizen to apply.
        3. You must be a senior in high school that is attending school in Virginia (public, private, and home school all are able to apply).
        4. You must be planning to attend a postsecondary institution in Virginia (university, community college, or technical school).
        5. There is no minimum GPA requirement; however, this scholarship is competitive in nature and, typically, recipients are those that have an above average academic record.
      4. Application
    6. AABE Virginia Scholarship – For seniors
      1. Due: March 10, 2023
      2. Details:
        1. Graduating high school senior
        2. GPA average of B or better
        3. Enrolling at an accredited college/university
        4. Pursuing a degree in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics
        5. Underrepresented minorities (African Americans, Hispanic, or Native Americans)
      3. Application
    7. The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia History Essay Contest for College Scholarship
      1. DUE: March 10, 2023
      2. Amount: up to four scholarships of $4,000 to $6,000 each
      3. Brochure/Application attached
    8. Peninsula Sport’s Club Scholarship – For seniors
      1. Due: March 13, 2023
      2. Amount: $2,000
      3. Details: The scholarship shall be awarded to a special and unique individual who:
        1. Is definitely going to pursue higher education;
        2. Has made a contribution to athletics and the community;
        3. Will not receive full financial assistance through an athletic or academic scholarship;
        4. Has not received a commission or scholarship to a Military Academy;
        5. Has the respect of coaches, peers and teachers.
    9. HBCU Scholarships
      1. DUE: Variety of due dates with next one coming up – March 15, 2023
      2. Flyer attached
    10. Horatio Alger Scholarship – For juniors
      1. Due: March 15, 2023
      2. Amount: 500 State Scholarships at $10,000 each and 105 National Scholarships at $25,000 each.
      3. Link: About Our Scholarship Programs – Horatio Alger Association Students
      4. Details:
        1. Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States
        2. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
        3. Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
        4. Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
        5. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
        6. Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
        7. Be a United States citizen
    11. USDA 1890s Scholars Program – For seniors
      1. Due: March 15, 2023
      2. Amount: Provides full tuition, fees, books, room and board, and a summer internship, which may convert to full-time employment with USDA after graduation.
      3. Details:
        1. Be a U.S. citizen
        2. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale)
        3. Have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.
        4. Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines
        5. Demonstrate leadership and community service
        6. Submit an official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official's signature
        7. Submit a signed application (original signature only)
        8. 21 ACT, 1080 SAT scores
      4. Application link: USDA 1890 National Scholars Program | USDA
      5. Information attached
      6. Flyer attached
    12. Computer Science Scholarships – range of scholarships for all grade levels
      1. Due: Multiple due dates with earliest March 16th
      2. Fastweb article link for available scholarships for those interested in Computer Science: Computer Science Scholarships | Fastweb
    13. QuestBridge – For juniors
      1. Due: March 22, 2023
      2. QuestBridge connects academically outstanding students from low-income backgrounds to the nation's best colleges.
      3. The College Prep Scholars Program for high school juniors opens in early February and the application is due in late March. The National College Match for high school seniors opens in late summer and the application is due in late September. 
      4. Details: QuestBridge is for students who:
        1. Excel academically by earning primarily A’s in the most challenging courses available and displaying intellectual curiosity and strong writing ability.
        2. Come from households earning less than $65,000 annually (for a typical household of four), with minimal assets, and often qualify for their school's free or reduced-price meals.
        3. Exhibit strong character, such as resilience, integrity, and motivation to succeed.
    14. 900 Men Strong Scholarship and Community Service Awards Breakfast – For seniors
      1. DUE: March 24, 2023 by midnight (Website is wrong as I received an email directly from the Chairman)
      2. Amount: $1,000
      3. Details:
        1. March 24th deadline is for student enrolling in a Community College and can upload a letter of intent instead of an acceptance letter if you do not have one.
        2. Must be a male student enrolled and in good standing in senior year at a high school located in Hampton Roads, Virginia.
        3. Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on 4.0 scale.
        4. Three (3) Positive Letters of Recommendation: 
          1. 1 from high school teacher
          2. 1 from a high school counselor
          3. 1 from a character reference.
      4. Application link: APPLICATION | 900 Men Strong
      5. Flyer attached
    15. VSCA Student Scholarship – For seniors
      1. Due: March 27, 2023
      2. Amount: $1,000
      3. Details:
        1. Write a brief essay about any school counselor that has made an impact on your life. 
        2. The counselor must be a current member of the VSCA in order for the student to be the selected recipient. 
        3. This Scholarship is for Virginia graduating Seniors in the Class of 2023 who plan to attend a two or four year college or university, trade or technical program or enlist in any branch of the military. 
      4. Application: Virginia School Counselor Association (VSCA) Scholarship ~ Class of 2023 (google.com)
      5. Email: vscascholarship@gmail.com your essay and/or if you have questions.
    16. Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for High School Seniors
      1. Amount: up to $10,000
      2. Due: March 27, 2023
      3. Details:
        1. In 2021, the Sallie Mae Fund expanded the Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program to further promote diversity in higher education among students from under-resourced, underrepresented, and underserved communities.
      4. Link: Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for High School Seniors | Sallie Mae Fund
    17. Tabb High School Booster Club Scholarship – For seniors
      1. Due: March 30, 2023
      2. Amount: Two $1,000 Scholarships - One to a male athlete and one to a female senior athlete.
      3. Details:
        1. The Scholarships have been designated for senior students who demonstrate exemplary sportsmanship and leadership both on and off the playing field, a good work ethic, support of their team, and a positive contribution to the sports program at THS for the good of all, while sustaining a strong level of academic achievement.
      4. Application
    18. Yorktown Woman’s Club Scholarships – For seniors
      1. Due: March 30, 2023
      2. Amount: A $1,000 + scholarship is awarded to a graduating York County high school senior who has been accepted to a four-year Virginia school.  A $500 + scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior who has been accepted to a two-year or Vocational school in Virginia.
      3. Details:
        1. The applicant must be accepted by and attend a Virginia state supported college or university.
        2. The applicant must have an overall grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  In addition to academic achievement, the applicant will be judged based on financial need, extracurricular activities, and service to the school and community.
      4. 2 year Application
      5. 4 year Application
    19. Tidewater Soaring Foundation Scholarship Program
      1. DUE: March 30, 2023
      2. Amount: Three Scholarships to participate in camp
      3. Details:
        1. Applicants must be aged 14-22 and must have 14th birthday before application deadline.
        2. Applicants must be highly motivated to complete the program. We ask that students respect TSS flight instructors and ground support crews who have donated their time to educate students during the camp.
        3. Applicants who are unable to provide full commitment for the duration of the program need not apply.
        4. Applicants must live within 50 miles of Garner Airfield:
          1. 14212 Iron Mine Springs Rd, Windsor, VA, 23487
        5. Applicants must be up to date on COVID vaccines and provide proof of vaccination.
      4. Information/Application attached
    20. Crawford W. Smith Scholarship – For seniors
      1. Due: March 31, 2023
      2. Amount: Five $1,000 awards
      3. Details:
        1. The scholarship competition is open to any male high school senior who will attend a four-year college or university.
    21. Peninsula Italian American Lodge Scholarship – For Seniors
      1. Deadline: March 31, 2023
      2. Amount: $750-$1,000
      3. Details: Selection is based on leadership, community involvement, and academic achievement.
    22. BayPort Scholarship Program
      1. Due: March 31, 2023
      2. SRCU Teller Scholarship:
        1. Amount: $1,000
        2. One-time scholarship awarded annually to 6 high school seniors currently enrolled and working within a BayPort SRCU program.
      3. SRCU Member Scholarship
        1. Amount: $1,000
        2. One-time scholarship awarded annually to 6 high school seniors currently attending a BayPort SRCU participating high school.
      4. To learn about all 11 scholarships: BayPort Foundation | BayPort Credit Union (bayportcu.org)
    23. No Sweat Scholarship
      1. Due Date: March 31, 2023
      2. Amount: $2500
      3. Eligible Candidates: 8-12th grade students
      4. Students Apply at https://cirkledin.com/scholarships/
    24. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Williamsburg Alumnae Chapter Scholarship, book award, and single parent scholarship – For seniors
      1. Due: March 31, 2023
      2. Amount: Three $2,000 memorial scholarships and two $1,000 book awards
      3. Details:
        1. Must be an African American graduating senior from York, Gloucester, Mathews, James City counties or the City of Williamsburg area high schools.
        2. Have 2.5 grade point average or above
        3. Plan to attend a two- or four-year college or university *preference given to students matriculating at an accredited Historically Black College or University.
        4. Demonstrate active involvement in school and community activities
      4. Link: https://www.williamsburgdst.org/scholarship-information
      5. Flyer
    25. The Langley Spouses Club Scholarship – For seniors
      1. DUE: March 31, 2023
      2. Details:
        1. The Langley Spouses’ Club (LSC) awards scholarships to military dependents who satisfy the eligibility criteria.
        2. Applicant must be a high school senior OR military spouse who plans to attend an accredited college or university during the 2023 - 2024 academic school year.
        3. The applicant must be the child OR spouse of one of the following:
          1. Active duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces stationed at Langley AFB.
          2. Active duty reservist of the U.S. Armed Forces stationed at Langley AFB as of 1 January 2023.
          3. Active duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces on a remote assignment from Langley AFB.
          4. Guard member of the U.S. Armed Forces attached to Langley AFB.
          5. Retired or deceased U.S. Armed Forces member residing in the local area.
        4. Applicant must reside in one of the following school districts: Hampton City, Isle of Wight, Newport News, Poquoson City, Williamsburg-James City, or York County.  Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 
        5. Applicants for academic awards should have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
        6. Home-schooled high school applicants may apply and must supply credentials that are commensurate with the requirement listed in the criteria directly above this point.
        7. Applicants accepting full college/university scholarships may not accept a LSC Scholarship.
        8. Applicants may not have previously won a scholarship from the Langley Spouses Club.
        9. The Scholarship Committee members, including essay judges, and their dependents are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
      3. Application link: https://www.langleyspouses.org/philanthropy/scholarships and click on the green box that reads Langley Spouses’ Club Scholarship Application.
    26. Xi Zeta Omicron High School Scholarship
      1. DUE: March 31, 2023
      2. Amount: Not disclosed
      3. Details:
        1. The sorority seeks to provide financial assistance to a deserving female student from a York County, Virginia school.
        2. Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average
        3. Plan to further their education in a program of at least two years duration, including vocational, technical or post-secondary institutions.
        4. Demonstrate active involvement in school and community activities, to include leadership positions.
        5. Submit an essay, no more than 500 words, on what the Beta Sigma Phi’s motto of, “Life, Learning, and Friendship” means to you.
      4. Information/Application attached
      5. Brochure attached