Apply for a Scholarship

The Community Foundation is pleased to offer you a searchable database featuring approximately 60 scholarship opportunities for students living in the Central Virginia region.  We hope this will be a helpful tool as you search for ways to reach your educational goals.

The deadline to submit scholarship applications has passed. Scholarship award decisions will be made in early May. Students will be notified by email and/or mail shortly thereafter.

How to Apply:

Step 1 - Determine your eligibility by searching for scholarship opportunities in one of the following ways:

View All Scholarships – This option will allow you to search for a specific schoarship by viewing an alphabetical listing of all scholarships offered by The Community Foundation.

Scholarship Search – This option will allow you to enter specific criteria (i.e. your high school, area of academic interest, etc.) and learn about scholarships for which you are eligible.

  • Please note that eligibility requirements and application materials vary for each scholarship.  Therefore, you are encouraged to carefully review individual scholarship guidelines before you apply.
  • You may also choose to bookmark this page, as new scholarships will be added as they become available.

Step 2 - Once you have determined that you are eligible for a scholarship, you must complete a personal profile and complete your application through our new online system by Friday, March 6 at 5 pm. Click on the Apply Now button on the scholarship's description page.