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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 Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Richmond Chapter of Credit Unions Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are members of or have a parent who is a member of a Richmond Chapter Credit Union. Students must be a resident of Virginia, plan to attend a Virginia college or university, and have an overall grade point average of 2.8 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 29
2019

SREB Doctoral Scholarship for Virginia Residents

This award is available for U.S. minority students who are currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program and planning to pursue a career as a professor. Applicants must be residents of Virginia and must enroll at one of the following eligible institutions: College of William and Mary, George Mason University, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Total: $75000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  March 31
2019

LULAC National Scholarship Fund

High school seniors who are Hispanic and residing in a state with a LULAC council are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and have an ACT/SAT score of 23/1100 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  120
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Unigo Superpower Scholarship 2019

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

VLWA Leo Bourassa Scholarship

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. students who are attending a Virginia college or university and are Virginia residents. Students must have completed two or more semesters of undergraduate study, and must be enrolled in a curriculum related to water resources.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Rebecca Kirtman Memorial Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have been involved with Becca's Closet are eligible to apply for this award. Students must enroll full time and have an unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Becca's Closet Spirit of Generosity Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have been involved in community service, including, but not limited to Becca's Closet, are eligible to apply for this award. Students must enroll full time and have an unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Annual Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to high school juniors and seniors and home-schooled students who are 16 to 18 years of age. To enter, students must write a two- to three-page essay on one of the topics listed on the Penguin Group (USA) Inc. website regarding the current contest's book.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15
2019

Antonio Cirino Memorial Fellowship

This fellowship program is open to Rhode Island residents who need financial assistance to acquire education toward a master's or doctorate in order to pursue a teaching career in the arts. Applicants may not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate or seeking a graduate degree from RISD.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 26
2019

AIST Southeast Member Chapter Gene Suave Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students in the AIST Southeastern Chapter (Southern Virginia, Eastern Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida) who are planning to major in engineering and pursue a career in iron and steel technology. Applicants must be AIST members or dependents of AIST members.

Total: $3500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2019

Unigo All About Education Scholarship 2019

This scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicants must submit creative, original responses to the scholarship question, using the online application form.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2019