Anne B. Taliaferro Scholarship


In 2002, Mrs. Taliaferro, a former educator and principal in Henrico County, established a scholarship fund to support post-secondary educational scholarships for qualified graduating high school seniors.  The purpose of the Fund is to support students who attend First Baptist Church, Richmond, Virginia, wherever they may choose to attend college, or students from the Richmond area who plan to attend Averett University in Danville, Virginia, Mrs. Taliaferro’s alma mater. 


An eligible student must be a graduating high school senior and communing member of First Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia OR a graduating high school senior from the Richmond metropolitan area who plans to attend Averett University in Danville, Virginia.

An eligible student must demonstrate a commitment to academics and community.

An eligible student must be a candidate for high school graduation at the end of the current academic year, and plan to enroll in an accredited 2-year or 4-year college the following academic year.

How Winners Are Chosen

Academic achievement will be evaluated based on grade point average and test scores.

Community involvement will be evaluated on the basis of the student's extracurricular school activities, academic standing, honors and awards, and involvement in the community through public service.

Response to personal statement.

Personal Statement Topic: Future goals

Award Amounts

Minimum of $1,000, maximum of $5,000 with the potential to renew support

Type of Student

  • Graduating High School Senior

High School Seniors: Schools

  • Atlee High School
  • Chesterfield Community High School
  • Chesterfield County Public Schools
  • Cosby High School
  • Hanover County Public Schools
  • Hanover High School
  • Henrico County Public Schools
  • Lloyd C. Byrd High School
  • Matoaca High School
  • Meadowbrook High School
  • Private Schools in Metro Richmond Area
  • Richmond City Public Schools
  • Thomas Dale High School


  • Chesterfield County
  • Hanover County
  • Henrico County
  • Richmond City

Group/Work Affiliations

  • First Baptist Church, Richmond