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Available Scholarships - BTT Programs

Following is a list of scholarships that are typically available during a scholarship application cycle. Scholarships listed may not be currently available.

Scholarship Criteria Min. GPA Min. Credits Area of Study
Accounting Annual Scholarship for Adult Learners Provides assistance for tuition, books and fees to a student enrolled in at least 9 credits per semester in an A.A.S. Accounting program of study. Applicants must possess a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Priority will be given to adult learners/students demonstrating merit and financial need. The scholarship is to be awarded and sustained for the full two-year (4 semesters) program of study, should the student continue to meet eligibility requirements. Funding will be divided amongst the required credit hours to complete the program, and is not to exceed expenses. Academic and personal goals, as well as strength of commitment to an accounting career shall be detailed in the section provided in the scholarship application. The applicant must also submit a recommendation from a viable professional resource. 3.0 9 credits Accounting
BB&T Endowed Scholarship Funds from the scholarship shall provide assistance for tuition, books and other related fees to students enrolled in the Business Science Division with an emphasis in Management. Students must maintain 12 credit hours with a minimum 2.5 grade point average. 2.50 12 credits Management
Business, Technology & Trades Annual Scholarship in honor of Deborah A. Yancey Provides assistance for tuition to students enrolled in at least 6 credits per semester in a Business, Technology & Trades program of study. Applicants must possess a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. Priority will be given to those demonstrating financial need. 2.00 6 credits Business, Technology & Trades
Dennis R. Cronk Endowed Scholarship Provides assistance for books, and other related expenses to students enrolled in the Management- Real Estate Specialization program. Recipients must have completed REA100, the "Principles in Real Estate" course, and maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average. 2.50 must have completed REA100 course

6 credit enrollment
Management - Real Estate
Foot Levelers Endowed Scholarship Provides assistance for tuition, books and other related fees to full or part-time students enrolled in the Health Technology or Business Division. Priority is given to employees of Foot Levelers and/or their dependents. 2.00 6 credits Business or Health programs
Suzanne Hanks Paralegal Endowed Scholarship Provides assistance for tuition, books and other related fees to students enrolled in the Paralegal Studies program. Students must be enrolled full time and maintain a minimum 2.5 grade point average. Preference is given to those who graduated from Franklin County schools and have demonstrated financial need. Special consideration will be given to a first year recipient if he/she pursues the scholarship for a second year. 2.50 12 credits Paralegal Studies
Hunting Hills Garden Club Annual Scholarship Provides assistance for tuition, books, and other related fees to a current Virginia Western Community College student enrolled in the Horticulture program. 2.00 6 credits Horticulture
Nicholas E. Janney Memorial Scholarship Provides assistance for tuition, books, and other related expenses for students in the Automotive Technology Program or the Engineering Program, with a preference given to students in the Automotive Technology Program. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Priority is given to those demonstrating financial need, with a preference for recent graduates from Botetourt County. 2.00 6 credits Automotive Technology
Engineering
Dr. Elizabeth W. Payne Endowed Scholarship Provides assistance for books and technical support expenses to a female student enrolled full-time in the Business Sciences Division with a concentration in one or more of the following: Accounting, AST, Business Administration, Clerical Studies, Legal Assisting, Management, Medical Transcription, Microcomputer Systems Technology, Office Technology, and Office Assistant. Priority is given to students demonstrating financial need. The recipient will continue to receive the scholarship in the fall and spring semesters for two years if she maintains the criteria set by this scholarship. 2.00 12 credits Business programs
Al Pollard Memorial Scholarship for the Culinary Arts Provides assistance to first year and continuing students for tuition, books, and other related expenses, allowing qualified applicants to be eligible for funding in their first year, and to apply for up to two years of additional funding. No minimum GPA is required for new students to apply for the scholarship. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA and enrollment in nine (9) credits or more per semester in the Culinary Arts Associate Degree Program to be eligible for the scholarship in future semesters. In the section provided on the scholarship application itself, students must detail their commitment to the culinary arts profession, commenting on any previous culinary arts experience and their future goals in the field. Recipients are required to attend and help facilitate some special events of the Al Pollard Memorial Foundation including the Foundation's annual golf tournament. (Brochure - PDF) 2.50 9 credits Culinary
Shenandoah Life Annual Diversity Scholarship Provides assistance for tuition and other related fees to students enrolled in the Business Science Division (Business Administration Associate Degree) or Humanities Division (Liberal Arts Associate Degree). Students must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average or higher. Heavy emphasis will be place on diverse students with cultural experiences. First priority is given to students who are bi-lingual and fluently speak Spanish. Second priority will be given to minority students. First preference for the scholarship will be for a part-time student; Second preference will be for a full-time student. 3.00 6 credits Business or Liberal Arts
Smith Mountain Lake Garden Club Annual Scholarship Provides assistance for tuition, books, and other related fees to a current Virginia Western Community College student enrolled in the Horticulture program. 2.00 6 credits Horticulture
Trane Endowed Scholarship Provides assistance for tuition, books and other related fees for students enrolled in the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Program. Student must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Priority is given to Trane - Virginia District employees and their dependents; if none apply, then preference is given to those demonstrating financial need. 2.50 6 credits Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
Valley Bank Endowed Scholarship Provides assistance for books, and other related expenses to students enrolled in the Business Science and Engineering Technology Division. Recipients must be a second year student enrolled in 12 credit hours in these programs and maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average. Priority is given to students who are taking courses in financial services. 2.50 12 credits BTT programs
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