Outside Scholarships

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 need to notify the Financial Aid Office 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.

Non-Expiring Scholarship Listing

  • Army Emergency Relief’s Scholarship Programs (AER)

    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 SocietyNavy Marine Corps Relief Society and the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance.

  • Great Lakes National Scholarship Program

    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://mygreatlakes.org/educate/knowledge-center/national-scholarship.html.

  • Jacobsen Scholarship Fund

    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.

  • National Federation of the Blind

    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.

  • SAGE Scholar’s Tuition Rewards

    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.

  • Sallie Mae Fund Scholarships

    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

    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.

  • SunTrust Bank, N.A. on behalf of the Blount, Meiler & Rush Scholarship Funds

    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.

  • The Community Foundation of Virginia

    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.

  • The Gates Millenium Scholars (GMS)

    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.  More information can be found at http://www.gmsp.org/ 

    Eligibility: Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they:

    • Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American.
    • Are a citizen/legal permanent resident or national of the United States.
    • Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.00 scale (unweighted) at the time of nomination.
    • Will be entering a U.S. accredited college or university as full-time, degree seeking freshmen in the Fall.
    • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities.
    • Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria.
    • Have all three required forms (Nominee Personal Information Form, Nominator Form, and Recommender Form) completed and submitted by the deadline.
  • The Hispanic College Fund (HCF)

    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 Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting 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. 

  • The Tobacco Region Scholarship Program

    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://www.ticscholarshiploan.org/

  • The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation

    Because of the affiliation of Emory & Henry College with the United Methodist Church we have added a link to their website

    A variety of scholarships are available for United Methodist students who need help with tuition expenses at United Methodist-related schools. In the 2018-2019 academic year a number of scholarships will be provided through the United Methodist Dollars for Scholars program. Students’ United Methodist Churches at home, UM-related institutions of higher education, and UM Annual Conference Foundations partner with UMHEF and together provide students up to $4,000 in tuition expenses for an academic year. Other available scholarships have unique or specific criteria established by the donor. Some awards benefit students attending seminary or planning to serve in ministry, a couple are for persons planning to become military chaplains, and numerous others are specific to a certain state, conference, region, school, or area of study. There is also a scholarship that benefits a student who is deaf, blind, or hard of hearing. Find out if The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation has the perfect scholarship for you. 

  • United Negro College Fund

    An excellent resource for African-American students for information about college funding opportunities.

  • Vermont Student Assistance Program

    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 Cable Telecommunications Association (VCTA)

    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.

Time-Sensitive Scholarships

  • Ambient Edge Students Affected By Cancer Scholarship
    Ambient Edge Students Affected By Cancer Scholarship
    Deadline for Application: December 31, 2018
    About the Scholarship
    Ambient Edge would like to help high-achieving students who have dealt with—or are still dealing with—cancer in any form. The scholarship will grant $1,000 to one talented, hard-working student to help them reach their dreams.
    About Ambient Edge
    Ambient Edge is a top-rated air conditioning, heating & plumbing company serving Las Vegas and surrounding communities in Nevada and Arizona. A large part of our work involves removing contaminants from a home’s air or its water supply—including many contaminants that are known to cause cancer. In addition, many of us at Ambient Edge have been affected by cancer personally. We have seen coworkers; family members and treasured friends face this dangerous disease.
  • DO Supply, INC. Academic Scholarship

    Are you passionate about the presence of small business in the American economy?

    DO Supply, Inc. will be awarding $1,000.00 in a scholarship fund to one student who exemplifies this passion.

    Scholarship Information

    DO Supply, Inc. is offering a scholarship award to the student who best demonstrates his/her passion for small business in the United States by creating a well-researched and personal account of a small business that has impacted his/her life, or of a dream he/she may have to establish their own business.

    Scholarship Prize

    $1000.00 will be awarded to one student for the purposes of funding a college education during the fall semester in th year 2019.

    Application Deadline

    The essay must be submitted in completion by June 1st, 2019.

    A final winner will be selected by June 20th, 2019. All decisions are final and may not be appealed. There will only be one winner, who

    will receive the full scholarship amount ($1000.00). The award will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the winner’s institution.

    Scholarship Details

    ✔ $1,000 / 1 student

    ✔ Students may be enrolled full or part-time in a college or university

    ✔ Undergrad students only may apply

    ✔ One entry per student; multiple entries will be ignored

    ✔ Student must be over 18 and be able to provide proof if necessary

    ✔ Student must provide their student identification number

    ✔ Student must provide the name and address to which the scholarship award would be sent

    ✔ Student must notify their institution’s financial aid office of the scholarship application

    ✔ Submissions should be in English

    ✔ Essay should be between 800 and 1200 words

    ✔ Misleading/false information is reason for immediate disqualification with no further notice

    Friends and relatives of DO Supply, Inc. are not eligible for this contest.

    By entering the student is authorizing DO Supply, Inc. to use all submitted content at our discretion for publishing or marketing purposes without requiring explicit permission from the author

    ✔ Entries for eligible students are completely free

    ✔ Students may use the form below to submit their essays.

    ✔ Students should include their name and the name of the institution in the top margin of the essay, along with their course of study, college

    email address, and student ID elsewhere on the page.

    ✔ Students personal details excluding first and last name will not be disclosed to other parties of published.

    For questions or concerns email Teresa Tomas at ttomas@dosupply.com


    Visit https://www.dosupply.com/scholarship.php for submission information. 

  • Education.com Scholarships

    Our mission at Education.com is to champion the cause of children’s education and support teachers and parents as they seek to help their kids succeed in school and fall in love with learning. Our platform provides more than 30,000 printable worksheets, online games, and more resources to more than 16 million parents and teachers around the world.

    To better support educators, we’re so excited to offer our Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship. If you’re studying to become an early education teacher and can clearly demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and a commitment to the field of teaching, then we want to hear from you! Twice a year, we’ll select one early-education student to receive this $10,000 prize for their upcoming school year. In addition to this cash award, each winner will also receive two Education.com Lifetime Memberships (one for the winner and one to share with an existing or aspiring K-12 teacher of the winner’s choice).


    Visit https://www.education.com/scholarships/ for more information.

  • IntelligenceBank Marketing Scholarship for Women

    At IntelligenceBank Digital Asset Management, we support bright women who are interested in a career in marketing. If you are a high-achieving student studying marketing, commerce, economics, or any IT related field, you may be eligible for this scholarship. The applicants are required to write a 1,000 word essay (in English) on the topic “What are the biggest technology challenges facing Fortune 500 marketing teams?” The quality of the essays will be evaluated on the authors’ use of data and trends, their imagination, and the clarity and persuasiveness of their thoughts and ideas.

    The winner will be awarded USD $500 transferred to a PayPal account of their choice.

    How to Apply:  

    Please email scholarship@intelligencebank.com with the following title: IntelligenceBank’s 2018 Scholarship Submission <insert your submission title>. Please see application instructions below for further submission guidelines.

    Application Instructions:  

    - Must submit a 1,000-word essay written in English on the following topic: “What are the biggest technology challenges facing Fortune 500 marketing teams?”

    - Must be studying in one of the following disciplines: Marketing, Commerce, Economics, or any IT related field.

    - Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. - Must currently be enrolled as a college/university student within the United States of America.

    - The scholarship is open to Citizens of the United States, permanent resident holders, or holders of a valid student Visa, currently residing within a US state.

    - The essay, idea, or creation must be the applicant’s original work.

    - Essays will only be considered when submitted with a copy of acceptance from your current college/university or your current/upcoming class schedule.

    - Students must be willing to have their photo taken and published on the IntelligenceBank website and our social media platforms.


    Application deadline:

    31st of December 2018