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Did you know that Virginia is home to the country’s second oldest institute of higher education, the College of William and Mary? This school had some pretty prestigious alumni as well, including presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and John Tyler. With such a strong history in education, it’s no surprise to see the support of continued learning with these scholarships for Virginia residents. Even if you don’t currently live in Virginia, but plan to attend one of its schools, such as: the College of William and Mary (W&M), University of Virginia (UVa), James Madison University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), or George Mason University (GMU), you may also have the chance to add to your college savings fund with these Virginia scholarships. We’ve already done the searching for you; all you need to do is apply! Browse through our list of scholarships for Virginia students to see all the awards available to you. For even more scholarships, fill out a free ScholarshipExperts profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Horatio Alger District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors who reside in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia and have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and unmet financial need.

Total: $10000

Awards: 10

Deadline: October 25, 2020

Patriot’s Pen Essay Writing Contest

U.S. students enrolled in grades six through eight are eligible for this award. Students must submit a typewritten essay between 300 and 400 words in length on the current year’s topic.

Total: $1000

Awards: 54

Deadline: October 31, 2020

VMFA Visual Arts Fellowship for Professional Artists

This award is for U.S. professional artists who have been residents of Virginia for at least 24 months. The applicant must not currently be a degree-seeking student.

Total: $8000

Awards: 12

Deadline: November 06, 2020

VMFA Visual Arts Fellowship for Graduate Students

This award is for U.S. full-time graduate students who have been residents of Virginia for at least 12 months. The applicant must demonstrate artistic ability in one of the following categories: crafts, drawing, film/video, mixed media, new/emerging media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, or art history.

Total: $6000

Awards: 4

Deadline: November 06, 2020

VMFA Visual Arts Fellowship for Undergraduate Students

This award is for U.S. full-time undergraduate students who have been residents of Virginia for at least 12 months. The applicant must demonstrate artistic ability in one of the following areas: crafts, drawing, film/video, mixed media, new/emerging media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture.

Total: $4000

Awards: 11

Deadline: November 06, 2020

ISNetworld Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international college juniors and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health or a closely related field. Priority will be given to students living in OK, TX, NM, LA or AK. The applicant must enroll full time and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000

Awards: 3

Deadline: December 01, 2020

Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program (VTAG)

This award is for Virginia resident undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled at an eligible private college or university in Virginia. Students must be enrolled in an eligible program in any area other than those providing religious training or theological education.

Total: $2600

Awards: 45224

Deadline: December 01, 2020

Jefferson Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors planning to attend the University of Virginia may be nominated for this award. Students must excel in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

Total: $184000

Awards: 27

Deadline: December 03, 2020

Gary Wagner, K3OMI, Scholarship

This scholarship is for U.S. students who are licensed radio amateurs (novice class or higher) pursuing a bachelor of science degree in any field of engineering. Students must reside in North Carolina, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia; students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: December 31, 2020

‘Make It With Wool’ Contest

This award is available to high school and undergraduate students 24 years of age or younger who have an interest in sewing, knitting or fashion design. The applicant must live in or attend school in a state that has an American Sheep Industry Association.

Total: $1500

Awards: 4

Deadline: December 31, 2020

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