The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia
2022 Scholarship by Area of Study from the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia
Scholarships with Academic Requirements
Booz Allen Hamilton Vision Scholarship: Supports five scholarships per year for four years for legal dependents of Booz Allen Hamilton employees from anywhere around the world. Awards are based on demonstrated superior academic achievement, character, and citizenship activities.
Scholarships to Study the Arts or Fine Arts
SEE ALSO John Franklin Hiller Memorial Scholarship in Scholarships for Students of Particular Schools
The Leslie Richardson Memorial Swan & Sparrow Scholarship: Provides scholarships to benefit students studying musical performance, jazz studies or choral conducting at a historically or predominantly black college or university.
Miss Aranetta Memorial Scholarship: Supports a senior in Studio Bleu Dance Center in Ashburn, Virginia who is able to effectively convey how dance has impacted their life.
SEE ALSO Woody Marshall Memorial Scholarship in Scholarships for Students of Particular Schools
Alex Thomas Effort Scholarship: Supports a Junior or Senior at James Madison High School and member of the Swim and Dive team. The Selection Committee seeks candidates that demonstrate dedication and a positive attitude and who is also a good mentor to younger students.
Bentley Family Scholarship: Provides scholarships for graduating high school and current college students that demonstrate a passion for, and have been positively impacted by, competitive swimming.
Jackson Robert Greene Memorial Athletic Scholarship: Supports one female and one male varsity athlete from Herndon High School who could be “counted on” both on and off the field.
Scholarships to Attend Community College
Dorothy Jean Coates Scholarship: The Dorothy Jean Coates Scholarship Foundation Fund benefits nontraditional students enrolled in a college or university.
Plein Environmental Scholarship: Provides scholarships to benefit graduating high school seniors in need of financial assistance pursuing an associate degree at Northern Virginia Community College and intending to receive admission to a four-year university to pursue a degree in an environmental-related field.
SEE ALSO Reston Scholarship in Scholarships for Students of Particular Schools
Scholarships to Study Education
Ashworth Grogan Scholarship: Benefits high school seniors residing in Northern Virginia and college students at the Northern Virginia Community College advancing their education through the pursuit of an advanced certification or degree in the fields of education and health. R/FN
The Kathryn Louise Davison Scholarship: Supports a graduating senior from Mansfield High School in Mansfield, Massachusetts, who plans to major in English/communications or teaching.
SEE ALSO Louise Lightner Jamison Teacher Scholarship in Scholarships for Students of Particular Schools
Rose Koury Scholarship: Supports a graduating high school senior who lives in Northern Virginia, demonstrates academic excellence, financial need and plans to pursue a career in education.
Scholarships to Study Law Enforcement or Security including the Administration of Justice
Vance International, Inc. Scholarship: Supports residents of Northern Virginia pursuing careers in law enforcement or security including the administration of justice.
Scholarship to Study Medical Field and Nursing
Amin Family Scholarship: Graduating students from Unity Reed High School intending to pursue a degree in healthcare. FN
The Anna M. Davison Scholarship: Supports graduating seniors of New Franklin High School in New Franklin, Missouri, who plan to pursue a degree in nursing.
Celebrate Cherie Scholarship: Supports a Northern Virginia resident pursuing a postgraduate degree in physical therapy.
Elizabeth Koury Scholarship: Supports a graduating high school senior who lives in Northern Virginia, demonstrates academic excellence, financial need and plans to pursue a career in medicine.
Scholarships for Children of Police Officers, First Responders
Charles Homer Barton Scholarship: Supports children of police officers in Fairfax and Loudoun Counties. Five scholarships are awarded each year.
Northern Virginia First Responders Scholarship: Supports first responders and dependents of active first responders in the Northern Virginia Area by helping to finance their higher education.
Scholarships to Study the Sciences and STEM
AMS Opportunity Scholarship: Provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Northern Virginia for students interested in continuing their education in the STEM fields. FN
SEE ALSO Christopher consultants Civil Engineering Scholarship in Scholarships for Students of Particular Schools
John Borden Memorial Scholarship: Supports Computer Clubhouse members who are graduating seniors from Fairfax County Public Schools with a STEM-related degree objective and a record of giving back to the Community.
SEE ALSO Robert Spencer Smith Memorial Scholarship in Scholarships for Students of Particular Schools
Scholarships for Students of Particular Schools
Barbara Cornwell Memorial Scholarship: Supports graduating seniors from Unity Reed High School in Manassas, VA seeking an education beyond high school.
Cameron and Virginia Dye Scholarship: Supports graduating seniors from Arlington County Public Schools. Awards are based on community or school activities/service, academic achievement, and financial need. FN
Christopher consultants Civil Engineering Scholarship: Benefits students graduating from Unity Reed High School in Manassas, VA pursuing higher education at a Virginia state accredited university in the studies of civil engineering, surveying, or landscape architecture.
John Franklin Hiller Memorial Scholarship: Awards scholarships to graduating seniors from West Springfield High School who excel in writing poetry.
Kelly E. Baker Memorial Scholarship: Supports a graduating senior who is a member of St. Mary of Sorrows Catholic Church/Knights of Columbus, Council 8600. Winner is selected based on artistic, scholastic, and spiritual development during the student’s senior year.
Louise Lightner Jamison Teacher Scholarship: Supports high school seniors residing in Prince William County who plan to pursue an undergraduate degree in the field of education.
Reston Scholarship: Supports graduating seniors from South Lakes High School in Reston with demonstrated financial need who will be attending accredited two- or four-year degree programs.
Robert Spencer Smith Memorial Scholarship: Supports students at Patriot District High School who have Special Needs (as documented in an IEP), and preferably those who are pursuing higher education and a career in technology.
William J. Foreman Memorial Scholarship: Supports graduating seniors of* Fairfax County Public Schools* who have overcome significant adversity with priority given to those who have experienced homelessness, were in foster care and/or lacked substantial family support during their high school careers.
Woody Marshall Memorial Scholarship: Supports graduating seniors at Brentsville District High School to continue their education and honor, through poetry, someone who deeply impacted their lives.
Yuthud Oberdick Scholarship: Supports a graduating senior at Chantilly High School who demonstrates enthusiasm for learning, resiliency, integrity, and love of social studies.