Scholarships abound; therefore, not all opportunities can be posted. Additional offerings may be located at StudentScholarships.org.
AEd superstore scholarship
A $1000 scholarship opportunity for a senior willing to write an essay or make a video to spread awareness about sudden cardiac arrest. Written submissions must be kept under 500 words, and videos must be under three minutes. Full applications and fact sheets (including the submission prompt) are available in the office. Deadline for submissions is May 31, 2017.
Virginia Tech Alumni Association Scholarship
Scholarship opportunity for a senior who has received an official offer of admission to Virginia Tech and who resides within the geographic boundaries of the New River Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association. Scholarship criteria includes academic achievement, participation in school activities, and community support. Applications are available in the main office. Deadline for submission is May 5, 2017. Applications may be sent to Virginia Tech Alumni Association, ATTN: Scholarship Committee, P. O. Box 526, Blacksburg, VA 24063 or to email@example.com.
giles art council scholarship
A $300 scholarship for a Narrows High School senior who plans to further their art education in visual, performing, or literary arts. Applications are available in the main office.
chs scholars program
Thirty $2000 awards for seniors in an agriculture-related degree program or a STEM field of study with an interest in agriculture, cooperatives, or rural America. Applications may be found at www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14140/chs_scholars_program_scholarship.php.
Ten $10,000 awards for high school seniors that are citizens of the United States. Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14186/sp_scholarship_scholarship.php.
paradigm challenge scholarship
Ten $100,000 awards for students, age 4 to 18, who have parental permission to participate in The Challenge. Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12702/the_paradigm_challenge_scholarship.php.
louie family foundation scholarships
Twenty-five $4000 awards seniors enrolling in a U.S. accredited college/university in the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must have a cumulative, un-weighted GPA between 3.5 and 4.0. Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10179/louie_family_foundation_scholarships_scholarship.php.
Debbie Snell memorial scholarship
A $750 scholarship for a student-athlete who plans to further their education. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or better and provide a copy of their school transcript, a personal statement about why he or she deserves consideration (300 words or less), and two letters of recommendation (from non-family members). Applications must be mailed to Julie Skinner, 1650 Blair Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073.
Balanced Man Scholarship
$1000 scholarship opportunities for male students attending Virginia Tech in 2017-2018. Sponsored by Sigma Phi Epsilon, the scholarships are provided for the best students who fully embrace the principles of having a sound mind and a sound body. The scholarship will close in the early fall, and winners will be chosen by the end of October. For more information, go to http://virginiatechbms.com.
Carilion Giles Community Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship
A $500 scholarship opportunity for a student from Giles or Monroe County who plans to enter the medical field. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better and have completed one biology course and at least one other science course related to a medical career (chemistry, physics, etc.). Completed applications, along with transcripts, a breakdown of ACT or SAT scores, and a short essay must be mailed to the Medical Executive Committee and Carilion Clinic. Applications are available in the main office. Deadline for submission is April 17, 2017.
Four-year scholarship opportunity provided by the Wolfe Foundation. Scholarships are based on scholastic achievement (3.0 GPA or better), college test scores, financial need, and teacher recommendations. Potential scholarship recipients will be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee. Deadline for submission is April 14, 2017.
Virginia Sheriffs' Institute Scholarship
Scholarship opportunity for two students (one full-time and one part-time) that will major in criminal justice and will attend a Virginia college or university. Applicants must be a permanent resident in the Virginia county where their sheriff is a member of the Virginia Sheriffs' Institute. Applications are available at https://vasheriffsinstitute.org/scholarship/ and must be received by the Virginia Sheriff's Institute by May 1.
global lift equipment scholarship
A $500 scholarship for a student planning to attend a post-secondary institution in Fall 2017. You must submit a short story. Detailed instructions and applications may be found at https://www.studentscholarships.org/college_scholarship_applications.php. Deadline for submission is June 15, 2016.
aspiring nurse scholarship
A $1000 scholarship sponsored by Nursing Schools Almanac for a senior who plans to pursue college education in nursing (including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs). Applicants must have a track record of academic excellence, especially in science and mathematics, and a passion for the field of healthcare. Interested students should visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com for scholarship information and the application form. Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2017.