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The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation supports more than 85 scholarships for credit and noncredit courses. Students are eligible to apply each semester for awards that range from $500 to $2,000.
The Fall 2019 Scholarship application will be available March 18 – May 19, 2019.
Contact Scholarship Coordinator Carolyn Payne at or 540-857-6371 with any questions.
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Assemble the following items before beginning the application:
- Know your current cumulative high school or Virginia Western grade point average (GPA), and the number of Virginia Western credits you have earned, if applicable.
- Copy of your most recent college or high school academic transcript (may be unofficial)
- Copy of your 2017 signed tax return if self-supporting, your parents' 2017 signed tax return if dependent, or the 2017-2018 or 2018-2019 FAFSA Student Aid Report.
- Please review all answers for accuracy on the online application in its entirety before submitting.
Click on "How to Apply Step by Step" (PDF) to see all steps to submit a complete application.
To apply for any Educational Foundation scholarship, you must:
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
- Be a high school graduate or have a GED.
- Enroll in a minimum of six (6) credits, unless the scholarship you are applying for requires you to enroll in more. Full-time enrollment is defined as being enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits per semester.
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