Scholarships & Opportunities

OPPORTUNITIES

  • The Fall 2019 Engineering Mentoring Program will kick-off on October 8, 2019.  Any student interested in participating should see Ms. Whorley for a permission form.  The meeting dates in the Lynchburg area  are October 8, October 29, November 12 and December 10.  
  • Attention all 10th grade students.  If you are interested in applying for the Early College program at CVCC Bedford Center, please see the Career Coach, Mrs. Simms in building C by Mrs. Fluker's office for a permission slip form. The date for touring Early College is Tuesday, October 15, 9:30-11:30.  Permission slip forms are due back Oct. 2.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
  • All paper copies of local scholarships are are located in the school counseling office file cabinet. 
  • The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 31st class in 2019, the Foundation has provided over 6,150 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $69 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Apply now! High school seniors may visit Cokeurl.com/Apply2019 to apply to be a Coca-Cola Scholar.  
  • The 2020 Most Valuable Student Scholarship is now available.  This scholarship is a renewable award (four-year total award) ranging from $4000.00 to $50,000.00.  Male and female students compete separately.  For application details please visit:   https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm  The application deadline is November 5, 2019. 
  • Seniors who plan to apply to Davidson College are eligible to be nominated for the John M. Belk Scholarship.  For additional information regarding the merit programs at Davidson College please visit:  belkscholarship@davidson.edu
  • The Horatio Scholarship program provides financial assistance to students who have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.  The scholarships are given to deserving students each year and range in award value from $10,000 to $25,000. To qualify applicants must have a 2.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income).  Application deadline is October 25, 2019.  To learn more and apply, visit scholars.horatioalger.org
  • There are several paper applications from the Department of Aviation ranging from $1000.00 to $12,000.00  in the school counseling office or student may go to www.doav.virginia.gov for applications and additional information.The International Aviation Art contest is open to students age 6-17 years old.  the contest theme is "Flying Yesterday and tomorrow".  The artwork must be postmarked by January 13, 2020.
  • The University of Lynchburg Robert Noyce Scholarship team would like to keep you informed about exciting developments in our program!  Our Noyce Scholarship program now has a home on the web: https://www.lynchburg.edu/academics/lynchburg-college-of-arts-and-sciences/school-of-sciences/noyce-scholarship-for-stem-teachers/   The site includes a description of the program for interested STEM majors with a minor in education, applicant requirements and application procedures. Also featured are some video clips from Noyce scholars at other schools.  Check it out!  So far, we have one applicant, but we have room for more!  Scholarships are for juniors and seniors for two years, up to $20,000 per year.
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