The scholarships listed here are from outside sources. Emory & Henry College has no control or influence over application process or receipt of these scholarships. If you receive a scholarship from any outside source, you must notify the Financial Aid Office (CSA-Wiley 101) at Emory & Henry College of the amount and source of your scholarship to comply with all federal regulations and institutional policies based on the results of your FAFSA and other financial aid.
This list is not a complete listing and is only meant as a convenience. Students should check the applicable agency’s site for the most up-to-date information.
Because of the affiliation of Emory & Henry College with the United Methodist Church we have added a link to their website. They offer many scholarship opportunities for United Methodist students and would like to make those seeking financial aid more aware of funding that is available to them.
The Virginia Tobacco Commission established a Bachelor's Degree scholarship program in 2002 to strengthen the economies of Southwest (SW) and Southside (SS) Virginia through education and training of its citizens. The Tobacco Region Scholarship Program provides assistance with tuition for eligible students who live in one of several specific counties who are enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program at an accredited 4-year college or university, whether public or private, in-state or out-of-state. To see if the Tobacco Scholarship applies to you, please visit https://tobacco.swcenter.edu.
The Great Lakes National Scholarship Program awards up to 750 scholarships of $2,500 each to qualifying individuals. Students who apply for this scholarship must plan to major in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) disciplines. For more information go to https://www.scholarsapply.org/greatlakes/.
Spouses and dependent children of all Army families, active, retired or survivor, have two scholarship opportunities available for use at Emory & Henry College. Applications for the upcoming academic year are available on request from AER and can be printed from their website at http://www.aerhq.org/ or you can apply online. All paper applications and supporting documentation must be mailed with a postmark of May 1. Scholarships include the Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program and the Major General James Urasano Scholarship Fund for dependent children.
Their website also includes links to other helpful websites to aid students with scholarship searches, including the Air Force Aid Society, Navy Marine Corps Relief Society and the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance.
Serving Central Virginia: City of Richmond, Counties of Henrico, Chesterfield or Hanover. Students from those areas can visit their website to search for scholarships: http://www.tcfrichmond.org.
GMS is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and was established in 1999 to provide outstanding low income African-American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander American*, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. Continuing GMS Scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline areas: education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science. The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence by providing thousands of outstanding students, who have significant financial need, the opportunity to reach their full potential. Click here for more information.
Eligibility: Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they:
Scholarships awarded based on both merit and financial need. HCF administers multiple scholarship programs including the Sallie Mae Fund's First in My Family Scholarship Program and the ALPFA Scholarship Program. The minimum eligibility criteria for HCF scholarship programs are:
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States
Must be studying full-time in the United States or Puerto Rico
Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale
To apply for HCF Scholarships you will be required to complete an online application.
To apply online please visit their secure online application website, http://www.hsf.net. All instructions are available at this site.
Offered through the Deseret Trust Company, the Jacobsen Foundation accepts applications for fall (deadline June 1) and spring (deadline October 15) semesters. Students must be members in good standing of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and complete the application process for each semester. The complete application must be mailed in one envelope. For more information, go to http://www.jacobsenscholarshipfund.com.
Applicants must be legally blind. Scholarships range from $3,000 to $12,000 per year. For more information and current deadlines visit www.nfb.org.
Emory & Henry College makes accessibility to a high quality, private education a priority. Families can earn tuition credits to attend the College, thanks to our participation in the national Savings and Growth for Education (SAGE) Scholars program.
Students can now apply for more than $2 million in scholarships from the Sallie Mae Fund, a charitable organization sponsored by Sallie Mae. Scholarships are available for low-income students as well as students of Hispanic- or African-American heritage.
Special Operations Warrior Foundation helps provide college education through a scholarship program that provides grants, not loans, to surviving children of veterans who died serving in Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps Special Operations during combat or training missions. The Special Operations Warrior Foundation is a non-profit organization began in 1980 and is currently providing scholarship grants to more than 800 students. Go to http://www.specialops.org/?ScholarshipPrograms for more information.
For Virginia residents attending selected schools in Virginia. Must have a GPA of at least 2.5 and have need based on filing the FAFSA. School nominations are limited to six new applicants each year. In order to be considered for nomination, a student must be an accepted and deposited applicant to E&H or a currently enrolled student, a request must be made in writing to the Director of Financial Aid at E&H and the student must file FAFSA no later than May 1 each year.
An excellent resource for African-American students for information about college funding opportunities.
A state grant for Vermont residents. Must file FAFSA by March 1 in order to be eligible. For more information visit www.vsac.org.
Virginia's Future Leaders VCTA Scholarship sponsored by The Donald A. Perry Foundation. Deadline is usually in April for fall awards. Any citizen of the U.S. and resident of Virginia attending a 2 or 4 year college or university located in Virginia in undergraduate studies is eligible to apply. For current application requirements and information visit their website at www.vcta.com.
cuLearn with Thrivent is excited to announce that our scholarship program is now available. Your students could win a $1,000 college scholarship to put toward their tuition for the 2016/2017 academic year! To apply, students would do the following: Go to: www.cuLearn.org/summer. No essay is required! Only one entry per person. Entries due by August 10, 2016. Students do not need to be a member or borrower to qualify!
The Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship is open to individuals who are currently attending or are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2016 semester. In order to participate in the essay contests, applicants must submit a 500-word essay. Upon receipt of their materials, our attorneys will review the submissions and determine a winner based on the quality of the response and the applicant’s demonstrated potential for academic success.
Karman Healthcare is offering two $500 (one per student) scholarships for students who have a mobility disability, the entry would require submitting an essay or poem, the current theme for the next deadline is to create a presentation of how disability laws can be improved in the U.S. The deadline is September 1, 2016.
Write a 500 to 800 word essay a topic of your choice within the criminal justice system. Publish the essay on your blog (you may create a blog for this purpose using any of the free blogging sites). Include the following text at the end of the blog post: “This article is a submission for entry to the 2016 Monder Law San Diego Scholarship.” Email the blog post link to. Eligibility: To be considered for this scholarship, you must be able to prove acceptance to a college or university and must follow the guidelines above. The submission deadline is December 1, 2016. The winner will be announced on January 15, 2017. Payment may be issued directly to the winning student.
The Zebra’s Virginia Tour Guide Scholarship is a video contest open to all students. The winning submission will be selected based on creativity in the content and presentation and the winner will be awarded $1,000.
The annual Van Sant Law Veterans’ Scholarship is available to all U.S. military veterans attending a college or university who have an honorable discharge. A winner will be chosen based on the completed application form as well as a brief essay about their military experience, their educational goals and their future aspirations. The winner of the scholarship will be announced annually at the end of June. The scholarship will be given directly to the winning veteran. Requirements to be considered for scholarship: Applicant must be a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces with an Honorable Discharge. Send a copy of your military record (DD Form 214). Send a copy of your student ID or other proof of college enrollment. A 500-word essay outlining your experience in the military and your educational goals. Please email the required documents to:.
Mount Olivet Foundation is offering grant opportunities to students who are affiliated with the United Methodist Church and/or are from the Northern Virginia Area. Applications are considered at Board meetings at the end of April, July, October and January. The application should be in the hands of the Foundation for review by the end of March, June, September or December for consideration at the subsequent Board meeting.