Scholarships

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AxA Achievement Scholarship 52 awards given out.
Easton/NFAA Scholarship Program $1,000
Harris Poll Scholarship $1,000
Thiel Fellowship
VIP Scholarship
Union Plus Scholarship
You Deserve it Scholarship $1,000
Illustrators of the Future Scholarship
HP Scholarship $1,000
SP Scholarships $1,000
CrossLites Scholarship
VIP Voice Scholarship $5,000
Profile in Courage Scholarship
Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
Pathable Women in Science $1,000


  • Multiple requirements for each scholarship, please read carefully.
  • Must create an account
Imagine America Foundation Scholarships

Apps are available to download to your phone.
  • Must fill out an application
  • Applications will be sent to and reviewed by your Guidance Counselor.
SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes


  • 30 winners will be chosen at random
  • NO GPA or financial need required
Become a BK Scholar!!
BURGER KING Scholars program ranging from $1,000-$50,000!!
  • Integrity, high standards, entrepreneurial spirit, good citizenship, and education
  1. StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship $1,800
  2. Sixt Scholars $5,000 (5 awards)
  • Different criteria for these six scholarships. Please read carefully.
  • A few of the scholarships require essays.
  • Scholarship #7 for $5,000 requires a GPA 3.7 or higher and you must be a graduating senior in the USA for the academic year 2017-18
Scholarships to study abroad in GERMANY
  • U.S Citizen
  • Between the ages of 15 and 181/2 at the start of the program.
  • A current high school student at the time of application, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Additional criteria detailed in the application.
ELKS National Foundation

Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Scholarship 
Leadership
Financial need
  • High School Senior
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Active in their school and community and recognized as leaders by their peers.
  • Near the top of your class.
The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship

$1,000
  • Must submit a brief essay explaining the best use of content marketing-the act of producing content to compel your audience to appreciate and share it. Five paragraphs or less.
  • Being passionate about appreciating great marketing is a MUST
The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship

$1,000 (Emerging Business Geniuses)
  • Must submit a URL of a video that you will upload onto YouTube. 
DISCOVER Student Scholarships Award

$2,500 Scholarship Award

  • No purchase or loan necessary
  • Must be a resident of the U.S
  • Must be a senior.
ACT Student Champion Award

  • Had to have taken the ACT.
  • Overcomes challenges and can articulate education and career actions.
  • Must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date or 3.0 or greater.
FREE SPEECH essay contest $10,000 Scholarship
  • Essay topic: Why free speech is so important to higher education and why censorship undermines the ideals of liberal education.
Student-Caregiver Scholarship

Two awards of $1,500 are to be awarded.
  • Have to be going to school and taking care of a loved one.
  • Must be entering college in Fall 2018
  • 1500 word essay or two-minute long video
  • Citizen or Permanent resident.
Future of Assisted Living Scholarship
  • General scholarship for graduating seniors.
  • Essay 500-750 words
  • Topic-How can your major of study improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in your town?
ACT Student Champion Scholarship
  • A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
  • Student must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test or a 3.0 or greater.
Ron Brown Scholar Program

($10,000 annually for four years)
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens, Black/African Americans, and a current high school senior
  • Must excel academically
  • Show exceptional leadership potential
  • Participate in community service activities
  • Demonstrate financial need
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
  • Exceptional leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship
United States JCI Senate Foundation
  • Must be a U.S Citizen
  • Graduating High School Senior
  • Please read the following points carefully, FAILURE to comply will be cause for disqualification.
  • Deadline: January 5, 2017
  • Applications must be postmarked no later than the 5th and must be sent to your State Scholarship Chairman listed for VA.
Farm Credit Foundation for Agriculture

10 Scholarships worth $10,000

(Local Students)
  • Open to all Ag Seniors
  • Must be planning on a career in Agriculture (Farmer, food scientist, veterinarians, soil engineers, or even a Farm Credit loan officer).
GRIM EDUCATIONAL FUND SCHOLARSHIP
  • Applicants must be residents of Winchester/Frederick and Clark Counties, Va.
  • Applicants must be high school senior enrolled in high school in one of the above-named counties.
  • Must be in need of financial assistance
  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must be attending a college or University accredited by the Southern Association of College or Universities,
2018 International Aviation Art Contest
  • Must be of the age 6-17.
  • Art Work must be mailed
  •  Deadline January 19, 2018
The Coolidge Scholarship
This scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States.

FOR JUNIORS ONLY

  • Academic excellence
  • Interest in public policy and appreciation of the values
Apple Federal Credit Union

Apple Scholars 2018

4 Year college 
Community College
  • 2018 high school graduate
  • GPA  3.0 or higher for the 4-year college
  • GPA 2.5 or higher for community college
  • Member of Apple Federal Credit Union-Visit a branch and join
FORT LOUDON CHAPTER WINCHESTER VA

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR)

Scholarships include:
Richard & Elizabeth Dean Scholarship

Dr. Aura-Lee A. Pittenger and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship

The Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship

The Leo W. and Alberta V. Thomas Utz Scholarship
(1. Math 2. English 3. Science)



  • Only applications submitted correctly will be considered please read all criteria CAREFULLY.
  • All applications must be TYPED.
  • A separate application must be submitted for each scholarship.
  • No affiliation with DAR is necessary unless specified.
  • The Application packet must be arranged in the order as the checklist.
  • The application is not to exceed 15 pages.
  • Photographs will result in DISQUALIFICATION.
  • Deadline: February 15, 2018 (emailed before midnight)
  • PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY
  • Each scholarship has a unique email to be sent to.
  • All packets must be postmarked before February 10, 2017.
  • Access NSDAR Scholarships Application Online
 VSGA-VIP Scholarship Foundation
  • Must have an interest in golf. (skills and ability are neither requirements nor considerations)
  • Good academic standing
  • Have been living in Virginia since September 1, 2017.
 DuPont Community Credit Union

$1,000
  • 750- 1,000 word essay
  • High School Senior
Winchester Chapter of the Izaak Walton League (WIWL) Conservation Scholarship Program
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Permanent resident of Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke Counties or City of Winchester for the past three years.
  • Must be graduating
  • Must be planning to attend a 2-4 year college or trade school
  • Pursuing a degree/certificate in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics with emphasis on conservation, environmental protection, wildlife management, or a related field
Virginia Mayflower Society Scholarship
(VMS)

($1,620.00)
  • An original essay on this year's subject no more than 1500 words in the MLA, APA or Chicago Manual of style. 
  • Must be a high school senior.
  • You MUST be a Virginia resident, related to a Virginia resident, or a member or related to a member of the Virginia Mayflower Society.
  • Must have a GPA of a 3.0
  • Must be sponsored by one of your current teachers or by a member of the VMS.
  • Deadline: March 19, 2018
  • Must provide the scholarship committee with everything listed on the application.
  • Please come to Guidance to pick up an application.
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • U.S Citizen or permanent resident of US
  • GPA of 3.0/equivalent or higher
  • High School Senior who will matriculate full-time at a US four-year college or University.
  • Demonstrated, leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extracurricular activities.
  • Combined adjustment income of the parent(s) cannot exceed $50,000.
  • Deadline: March 31, 2018
  • Must be postmarked March 31, 2018, and sent to              Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund                ATTN: Abraham Scott           Post Office Box 1023 Springfield, Virginia 22151
 VESA Virginia ESL Supervisors' Association
  • Enrolled in an ESL program for at least one year for at least one year in grades 6-12 in a Virginia public school
  • Enrolled in 12th grade at the time of application
  • 3.0 minimum cumulative grade point average.
  • Financial need
  • A copy of all high school transcripts available.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Deadline: Mailed before April 6, 2018
  •  Attn: Dr. Silvia Restivo              Coordinator of ESL Programs and School Counseling Services Frederick County Public Schools   1415 Amherst Street                 Winchester, VA 22601
2018 Isaac Newton Good Masonic Scholarship 

Winchester Hiram Lodge NO. 21

$4,000 (1,000 per year)
  • Financial need
  • Civic and community involvement
  • School activities
  • Honors and awards received
  • MUST have a GPA 3.5 or higher.
  • Employment
  • Deadline: April 20th, 2018
  • High School Transcripts MUST accompany this application.
  • Submit application to Ms. Hoffman in Guidance.
  • Applications found online
  • NO HANDWRITTEN Applications
University of Virginia
  • Any student planning on applying/attending the University of Virginia
  • Several different scholarships listed for those eligible
Gloria Wille Bell & Carlos R. Bell Scholarship
(provides up to $80,000 over four years)
  • Recipients must be enrolled at University of Michigan and pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science, or another related science field
  • Visit Bell Scholarship Information for detailed information about the scholarship in general, frequently asked questions, application process, and essay details
WACE National Co-op Scholarship program
  • Must be admitted to one of the nine institutions listed in the scholarship brochure/online.
McDaniel College Educator's Legacy Scholarship ($100,000 over 4 years)
  • Current high school seniors who complete a college prep program with at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Must be admitted to McDaniel College
  • Parent or guardian must meet the educator eligibility requirements
  • Complete and file the online K-12 employment verification form online K-12 employment verification form
  • Submit the McDaniel Application or The Common Application for admission
  • Send a copy of your high school transcript
  • Submit a Secondary School Report form and two letters of recommendation from academic sources
  • Provide SAT or ACT scores unless you qualify for our Test Optional Plan
  • For more info, contact 410-857-2230 or via email at admissions@mcdaniel.edu
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