Scholarship Information

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    NPCF Scholarships for Fauquier County (13 listed below ... one application for all ... opens December 21st and closes March 18th)

    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
    renewable.

    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
    amount varies.

    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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    National Scholarship Opportunities

     

    Greenhouse Scholars Program Scholarship - https://greenhousescholars.org/our-scholars/become-a-scholar/

    Deadline: 12/2/19

    Amount: Renewable award up to $5,000 + significant programming and support

    Undocumented/DACA Students Eligible: No

    Key Requirements: Resident of CO, GA, IL, NC; leadership, ability to persevere, and commitment to community. Financial need, GPA 3.5 and up

     

    Ron Brown Scholarship - https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/rbsp-application

    Deadline: 1/9/20

    Amount: $10,000 per year

    Undocumented/DACA Students Eligible: No

    Key Requirements: High achieving African American students with demonstrated financial need who display interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship, and global citizenship

     

    American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship - https://collegefund.org/student-resources/scholarships/scholarship-programs/

    Deadline: 5/31/20

    Amount: Varies

    Undocumented/DACA Students Eligible: GPA of 2.0 or above. Enrolled member of federal or state recognized tribe, or descendant of at least one grandparent who is an enrolled tribal member

    Key Requirements: No

     

    Other great opportunities with upcoming 2020 due dates:

     

    APIA Scholarship Program - https://apiascholars.org/scholarship/apia-scholarship/

    Deadline: 1/10/19 (2020 date not released yet)

    Amount: From one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards

    Undocumented/DACA Students Eligible: No

    Key Requirements: GPA of 2.7 or above, Asian or Pacific Islander heritage, demonstrated financial need, first generation college student

     

    Point Foundation Scholarship - https://pointfoundation.org/point-apply/apply-now/

    Deadline: 1/28/19 (2020 date not released yet)

    Amount: Last dollar scholarship to close any gaps

    Undocumented/DACA Students Eligible: Yes

    Key Requirements: High achieving members of the LGBTQ community who display leadership qualities and community involvement, and have financial need

     

    Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award - https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/

    Deadline: 2/1/19 (2020 date not released yet)

    Amount: $30,000 per year for four years + significant programming and support

    Undocumented/DACA Students Eligible: No

    Key Requirements: SAT score of 1000 or above, or ACT score of 21 or above.  Demonstrated financial need. For minority students who show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service.

     

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships - https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

    Deadline: 2/15/19 (2020 date not released yet)

    Amount: $500 – $5,000

    Undocumented/DACA Students Eligible: Yes (DACA)

    Key Requirements: Hispanic heritage, GPA of 3.0 or above

     

    Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute United Health Foundation Scholarship - https://chci.org/programs/chci-united-health-foundation-scholar-intern-program/

    Deadline: 5/13/19 (2020 date not released yet)

    Amount: $7,000 per year for three years, + paid internship

    Undocumented/DACA Students Eligible: Yes (DACA)

    Key Requirements: Hispanic heritage, demonstrated financial need, enrolled in a major related to the pursuit of a primary health care career

     

    The Gates Scholarshiphttps://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

    Deadline: 9/15/19

    Amount: Last dollar scholarship to close any gaps

    Undocumented/DACA Students Eligible: No

    Key Requirements: Exceptional, Pell-eligible, ethnically underrepresented, high school seniors

     

    Golden Door Scholarship - https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/

    Deadline: 9/16/19

    Amount: Funding for tuition, room/board for up to 4 years

    Undocumented/DACA Students Eligible: Yes (DACA)

    Key Requirements: DACA students with high GPAs, taking challenging high school classes, and who are leaders in their community