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1. The Alice and William Johnson Foundation Scholarship
Alice and William Johnson strongly valued education and commitment to excellence. As Fauquier
residents for more than 30 years, they desired to help students in their community. They felt strongly that
one’s financial situation should not hinder their pursuit of the career of their dreams. Qualifying applicants
must be seniors graduating from a Fauquier County public high school and must show a desire and
aptitude to succeed in their college career. Award amounts vary from $1000 - $5000 a year and may be
2. The Debbie P. Hoysa Hokie Club Memorial Scholarship
Debbie Pearson Hoysa, a Fauquier native, graduate of Fauquier High School and Virginia Tech, was often
quoted as saying the best four years of her life were spent in Blacksburg at Virginia Tech. Qualifying
applicants must be graduating seniors from Fauquier High School, show active participation in Fauquier
High School athletics and be accepted to and attend Virginia Tech. In an effort to honor her love for
Virginia Tech, a $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.
3. Dr. Eric J. Maybach Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of a local family practitioner, Dr. Eric J. Maybach. Dr. Maybach
treated countless residents of Fauquier County, and in his honor, a scholarship was created. Qualifying
applicants must be a resident of Fauquier County and pursuing a degree in the medical field. Award
4. Fauquier County Chamber of Commerce Max Tufts, Sr. Memorial
This scholarship was created in memory of Maximilian A. Tufts Sr. who was an energetic community
volunteer. He was committed to many organizations including the Fauquier County Chamber of
Commerce, Highland School, Fauquier Community Action Committee, Fauquier Human Relation
Committee, Warrenton Rescue Squad, the Meadows Outdoors Foundation and the Airlie Foundation.
Eligible students should be college or university bound graduating seniors from any Fauquier County
public or private high school. Scholarship recipients should demonstrate involvement in both school and
community. Two $1,000 awards will be given.
5. The Margaret M. Pierce Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Margaret M. Pierce, a dedicated elementary school teacher
and principal in Fauquier County who inspired many with her enthusiasm for education. This scholarship
honors her memory and assists those she loved – the students of Margaret M. Pierce Elementary School.
Qualified applicants must have attended Margaret M. Pierce Elementary School , be a candidate for
graduation from Liberty High School at the end of the current academic year and plan to enroll in an
institution of higher education in the continental United States the following academic year. Up to two
$1,000 scholarships will be awarded.
6. The RMD Music Scholarship
This scholarship is for a graduating senior from a Fauquier or Rappahannock County public school who
intends to seek a degree in music at an accredited two- or four-year institution. An eligible student should
be well-rounded and display initiative, motivation and leadership. Recipients must audition for this
scholarship in the spring of their senior year. The scholarship is for $12,000 for four years ($3,000 each
year), or $6,000 for two years, provided the student is still in a music degree program, provides annual
transcripts to NPCF and maintains a GPA of at least 2.7.
7. The Patrick Ryan Gay Memorial JMU Scholarship – Liberty High School
Patrick Ryan Gay was a 2003 graduate of Fauquier High School and a 2007 graduate of James Madison
University. To honor Patrick’s memory, a scholarship will be awarded to a Liberty High School senior who
will be attending James Madison University. One $3,000 scholarship will be awarded.
8. The Pauline H. Bruce Memorial Scholarship
Pauline Bruce was a dynamic educator who taught in both the Rappahannock and Fauquier public schools
for more than 40 years. Qualifying applicants must show a desire and aptitude to succeed in their college
career. This is a one-time scholarship of $1,000.
9. The Rodger H. Baker Scholarship
This scholarship is for a graduating senior from Fauquier County public schools who plans to pursue a
career in the health field at a 2- or 4-year institution. Preference will go to students pursuing a nursing
degree, though all health fields will be considered. The ideal candidate will demonstrate good academic
standing, have community service experience, display leadership and initiative and show a commitment
to their chosen field of study. Financial need is considered. Award amount varies.
10. The Rodgers Family Agricultural Scholarship
This scholarship is for a graduating senior from Fauquier County who intends to seek a degree in an
agricultural-related field at an accredited two- or four-year institution. Qualifying candidates should
demonstrate financial need and display initiative, motivation, and leadership. The scholarship is for
$10,000 for four years ($2,500 each year), provided the student is still seeking an agricultural degree and
maintains a GPA of at least 2.7 for the first year and 3.0 for subsequent years.
11. The Rodgers Family Civil Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship is for a graduating senior from Fauquier County who intends to seek a degree in civil
engineering at an accredited two- or four-year institution. Qualifying candidates should demonstrate
financial need and display initiative, motivation, and leadership. The scholarship is for $10,000 for four
years ($2,500 each year), provided the student is still seeking a civil engineering degree and maintains a
GPA of at least 2.7 for the first year and 3.0 for subsequent years.
12. The St. Luke’s Foundation Scholarship Fund
The St. Luke’s Foundation Scholarship is open to seniors who are residents of Culpeper, Fauquier,
Madison, or Rappahannock counties, and are alumni of any private school in Culpeper County, although
priority is given to St. Luke’s alumni. The qualifying candidate should possess a minimum GPA of 3.0,
demonstrate good academic standing, have community service experience and possess an academic
record that displays leadership and initiative. Up to three scholarships are available for $1,000 – $2,000
depending on GPA. This award is renewable for all four years provided the student maintains a GPA of 3.0
and submits transcripts annually to NPCF.
13. The Steve Athey Memorial Scholarship
The Steve Athey Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by the Athey family in memory of a man who
was passionate about baseball, especially about building a baseball community in Fauquier County. Mr.
Athey was instrumental in bringing the Fauquier Gators to the area. To honor his dedication to baseball,
scholarships are awarded to seniors graduating from Fauquier High School or Liberty High School who
maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0. Candidates should have played baseball during high school. Two
scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded.
Horatio Alger Scholarship - $25,000 scholarships to 106 students nationally who have low family income and have faced and overcome adversity or challenges. Apply online no later than Oct. 25th.
American Legion Oratorical Scholarship - Open to 9th-12th graders. Application due by Nov. 30th. Students will give two speeches related to the Constitution of America to a panel of judges. See your counselor for an application and more info ASAP. Scholarships if earned range from $1500-$18,000 total.
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