Scholarship List

This list is updated at the end of each year. To keep updated with currently active scholarships visit Google Classroom; contact Mrs. Shideler for the code. Also, visit Naviance at: The user name is the student’s ID number and the password is the students first initial capitalized, the last initial capitalized, and the date of birth (two numbers each). Some of the scholarships require you to apply online and some applications can be picked up in the counseling department when available with Mrs. Shideler, Scholarship Coordinator. Please note that students will only need to fill out their portion then return to Mrs. Shideler at least one week in advance to have additional information such as teacher recommendations and transcripts included. Other scholarships can be found online, through your church, clubs, parents’ employment, civic organizations, etc. Also, please check the financial aid website at the college you plan to attend for scholarships particular to that college. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be filed after October 1 of the students’ senior year at to help determine eligibility for government loans and grants. If the student plans to attend a VA private college additional funds may be available at

Hispanic Aid  Varies Aug-June
Logistic Scholarship
The scholarship is for students who plan on majoring in logistics, business, or management.
$1,000 September
Questbridge Scholarships, admissions conferences, all-expense paid college visits, financial aid, full paid tuition. Seniors whose household earns less than $60,000 annually $200,000 September
Suntrust  Sweepstakes    Visit:
to register for a random drawing
$500 Oct-May
College Prowler No Essay Contest, several throughout the year;
$2,000 Oct-May
FastWeb Runs promotional scholarships throughout the year, Scholarship informational site Varies Oct-May
AES Engineers Scholarship essay, $500 October
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Minimum GPA 3.0 by end of junior year.  Applications online at $10,000-$20,000 October
Hollins University Poetry Contest Sophomores and juniors, submit poems online $200 October
Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program Sr. who will attend college next fall, extra-curricular activities, at least 2.0 GPA,  financial need ($55,000 or less total income per household)  $20,000 October
Young Entrepreneur demonstrate entrepreneur spirit through owning a business or participation in business organizations. $1,000-$10,000 October 
P.E.O. Star Scholarship senior girls, 3.0 minimum GPA, leadership, extra-curricular, community service $2,500 October
Prudential Spirit of Community  Volunteer service, Two nominees are selected by faculty and staff  $1,000 October
UVA Jefferson Scholar based on academics, leadership, and community service. Seniors apply, then interview. One candidate is chosen to go on to the regional committee Full tuition October
Wendy’s Heisman Award Senior. Must have a "B" average and participate in at least one sport. School winner will have nameplate on plaque in Gym foyer. National winners announced in NYC on ESPN $500-$10,000 October
Amazon Student Scholarship senior, must join Amazon student (it's free) $5,500 November
Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship must attend a 4 yr college or university, unweighted GPA - 3.5, SAT - reading and writing combined - 1200 or above; ACT comp 26 and above, family income no higher than $95,000 must apply online at $160,000 November
Princeton University Poetry Contest juniors - submit up to 3 poems $500 November
Prudential Spirit of Community Award 100 hours of volunteer service, nominated award, only 1 student can represent ECG.  $1,000 November
Ron Brown Scholarship African-American, leadership, financial need, community service $40,000 Nov-Jan
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Senior Art students - apply online at $4,000 November
WDBJ 7 Noel C. Taylor Scholar Athlete senior football player including senior year, 1 letter, financial need $2,000 November
AXA Achievement/Community Scholarship Student must be well-rounded, committed to making a difference, have demonstrated achievement at a job, sport, or extracurricular. Apply online at $2,000-$25,000  December
Bill of Rights Scholarships Three different scholarships: Essay Contest, Video Contest, Boy Scout  Contest $5,000 December
Burger King Scholarship  Senior planning to attend college, academics, community service
$1,000 December
CreditSoup Scholarship Minimum GPA of 2.5. Submit a brief essay between 400 to 800 words detailing why you chose your major or the importance of your field of study. $1,000 December
Eagle Scouts four scholarships for Eagle Scout seniors attending college
$50,000 December
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship leadership, financial need for local lodge $50,000 December
Herrman and Herrman Scholarship $2,000 December
Medical Assistant Degrees Seniors that will pursue a healthcare field, essay $500 December
Sansone & Lauber Essay Scholarship $500 December
Virginia Tech Honors Scholarships Six different scholarships for students that plan to attend the Honors College $1,000- December
Full tuition
Washington Crossing Foundation pursue career in government service, $500-$5,000 December
Better Business Student of Integrity Award Leadership, school and community service, 3.0 GPA $1,000 January
FIRE Free Speech Essay Contest Juniors and seniors, $10,000 January
Gates Millennium Scholars  African American, Hispanic American, unweighted GPA 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. leadership, community service, Pell Grant eligibility up to $100,000 January
GE-Ronald Reagan Scholarship senior, leadership, drive, integrity, citizenship, 3.0 minimum $40,000 January
Hollins University Contests Three contests for sophomore or junior girls: Choreographer Contest,  Varies January
Screenplay Contest, 10-Minute Play Contest
National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship  Applicants for the scholarship must be members of the NWTF and are judged on their scholastic achievements, leadership abilities, community involvement and commitment to conservation and the preservation of our hunting heritage. $250-$10,000 January
NROTC Navy Scholarship Junior, ACT Math 21, Verbal 22, SAT Math 520, Verbal 530 $180,000 January
Papa John’s Scholars Program Academics, community involvement, and leadership $1,000 January
Plum Creek Community Scholarship senior, will attend college $1,000 January
United States JCI Senate Foundation  Seniors who will attend accredited college, university, or vocational school $1,000 January
VAFEPA all seniors attending college in the fall, 3 scholarships available $2,500 January
Virginia Tech Pamplin Leader Award seniors that plan to attend VT in any major and join the Honors College, must have at least a 3.8 GPA, leadership, community service $5,000 January
Ann Elizabeth Pillow Memorial Scholarship Senior, 3.0 GPA, Financial need, parents total combined income not to exceed $60,000 $2,000 February
Buick Achievers Scholarship Achieve in and out of the classroom  $100,000 February
Create-A-Christmas-Card Design the cover for a Christmas card, $10,000 to student, $1,000 to school.
$10,000 February
Gloria and Carlos Bell/Univ. of  Michigan Seniors from VA attending UM, $80,000 February
Jackie Robinson Scholarship minority senior, SAT at least 1000, ACT at least 22 $24,000 February
LCS Award for Excellence in Science Given by the Charles Pryor family to a senior, advanced diploma, must have completed at least 4 advanced science and math courses prior to senior year, at least 3.8 GPA, enter to major in engineering. $25,000 February
National Co-op Scholarship Program Apply and be accepted for the 2015-2016 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions, unweighted  3.5 GPA $30,000 February 
USDA/1890 Scholarship Must plan to attend one of the 1890 historically Black Land Grant Institutions, will provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years, Agricultural field of study, 3.0 GPA, Full tuition February
USTA Tennis Scholarships Demonstrate academic achievement, perform community/volunteer service, participate in organized youth tennis program, demonstrate financial need, _scholarships/college_scholarships_/
$10,000 February
VT Pamplin Scholar Virginia Tech scholarship.  3.7 GPA, leadership, community service February $1,000 February
Virginia Golf Association Community service, GPA, financial need, attend VA college or university, $1,000 February
VMI Institute Scholarship Senior that plans to attend VMI 3.7 unweighted GPA, SAT - 1350,  or ACT - 30 $20,000 February
American Assoc of Blacks in Energy (AABE) senior, minority, major in business, engineering, technology, math, or physical science $1,000 March
Allen Law Firm high achievement despite obstacles $1,500 March
American Business Women's Association senior attending college, academics, financial need $500 March
Awareness Garden Foundation Students whose lives have been impacted by cancer or who want to pursue a career related to the field $2,500 March
CVCC Honors Scholarship Senior planning to attend CVCC, primary consideration is given to the student with the highest GPA and class rank. Admissions application, honors application, placement test all must be in by March 31st. Student chosen receives full tuition for 2 years, Full tuition March
Delta Kappa Gamma-Iota Chapter senior female, pursue teaching $750 March
Dixie Softball Scholarship senior, participated in a Dixie Softball program for at least two seasons. Athletic ability not a factor, financial need  $1,500 March
Edward Christian Glass Future Teacher Scholastic achievement, plans to become a teacher $2,500 March
Frame My Future must submit an artistic creation, $1,000 March
George and Gladys Costan Scholarship senior attending college, low to moderate family income, minimum GPA 2.5, volunteer in church or community $500 March
Granville P. Meade Scholarship Must attend college in Virginia, extreme financial need $2,000 March 
Jane Barringer Bowen Scholarship senior who plans to pursue teaching, writing, or theatre $500 March
Janice Scott Memorial Scholarship In memory of Mrs. Scott who perished in the Pentagon on 9/11/01 $2,500 March
senior, 3.0 GPA, total family income of no more than $60,000
Jim Whorley Scholarship athletes with at least 1 letter, academics, extra-curricular $500 March
Kohl’s Kids Who Care Senior, community service, must be nominated by someone over 21 who knows you well $10,000 March
LCS Belvac  Senior who will attend college, 2.8 GPA, leadership, community service, record of overcoming obstacles $500 March
LCS Technical Management Resources African-American, leadership, scholastic achievement, minimum GPA 2.0 $1,000 March
LCS The Lester Group senior who will attend college in the fall, community service, 2.0 GPA $500 March
LCS, GLCT Student Scholarship Senior, 2.0 GPA, scholastic achievement, community involvement $500 March
Mary E. Berger/ Rappahannock Community Senior, GPA 2.5, pursue degree in Art, Music, History, or English $1,000 March
Murrell Edmunds Alma Mater committed to interracial equality, extreme financial need $20,000 March
Nelson James Memorial Scholarship Senior, in memory of Nelson James, class of 2009, 2.5 GPA, natural athlete that plays for the love of sports and team camaraderie $500 March
Smith Mountain Lake Harmeneers participation in vocal music performances, honors in music $750 March
UVA William C. Folkes Scholarship  Must be attending UVA from Lynchburg or Campbell County Varies March 
Virginia Aviation Scholarships 2 scholarships: $3,000 March
Willard Plentl - $1,000, aviation career-non-engineering, 3.5 unweighted GPA
John Lilliard-$3,000, aviation career, 3.75 unweighted GPA
VA Soil and Conservation Three scholarships for seniors with an interest in conservation $1,000 March
Virginia Tech Black Alumni Scholarship Seniors attending VT, contribution to diversity Varies March
Virginia Tech Emerging Leader Scholarship Incoming cadet $8,000 March
Women’s Club of Lynchburg  Financial need, extracurricular, academics $1,000 March
Women in Nuclear GPA 3.0, plan to attend 4 year college or university $1,000 March
Zeta Phi Beta African American, 2.5 GPA, 4 year college, community service $500 March
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Gamma Iota Omega Chapter Senior girl, education field $500 April 
AAUW-L’burg Branch/American Assoc of University Women Female attending a 4 year college, academics, financial need 1,000 April 
Anne Wilcox Scholarship senior who plans to pursue a career in a health related field $1,500 April
Barnard Family Health and Wellness Scholarship Senior, 3.5 GPA, pursue health related field Varies April
Beacon Credit Union/Thomas R. Turpin, Jr. Member or child of a member in good standing of Beacon Credit Union, minimum 2.5 GPA $2,000 April 
Beacon of Hope senior will enroll in a VA college full time in fall,  (at least 12 credit hours)  2.3 GPA or greater, enrolled in LCS since 9th grade $5,000 April
Central VA Credit Union - Joseph Crouch for members; must become a member by 2/1 to be eligible $1,000 April
Central Va. Human Resource Senior, will write a maximum 200 word essay on some aspect of the Human Resources field. Does not need to plan to major in the field. $500 April
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Academic achievement, financial need $1,000 April
Fees/CVCC Engineering Scholarship full 2 year tuition, books, fees for a senior who plans to enter the 2-year engineering program at CVCC. 3.0 GPA Full tuition/fees April
Grand Lodge of the Elks juniors or seniors oratorical contest $10,000 April
Hispanic College Fund Must be U.S. citizen; permanent resident with Hispanic background; Several scholarships offered at $500-$5,000 April 
Intermarkets-Lucido pursue degree in Journalism $5,000 April
Insurance Prof. of Central VA-Audrey S. Hudnall/Frank Scrivener well rounded, financial need $700 April
JMU/Sarah Lanier Tabb Oliver females attending JMU, extreme financial need $32,000 April
Joshua Gardner Senior who will attend one of the U.S. historically black colleges or universities $2,000 April
Kristie Kitts Memorial Scholarship In memory of Kristie Kitts, 2012 graduate,  3.5 GPA or higher, pursue Nursing $1,000 April
Mildred Mason Senior planning to enter a non-degree technical program in healthcare. $1,000 April
Member One Federal Credit Union Must be a current Member One member for at least 6 months $1,500 April
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity-Gamma Omega Chapter African-American male; financial need, copy of SAR $1,000 April 
Professional Construction Estimators Association Senior who plans for B.S. degree in Construction or Engineering directly related to the Construction Industry $500 April
RVLSA…The Association for Legal Professionals plans to further education in the legal field   $1,000-$1,500 April
Student-View Scholarship Seniors, 15-20 minute survey about colleges in your area, Awarded from a random drawing of all participants
$4,000 April
VA Athletic Trainers Assoc senior who plans to pursue athletic training, $1,000 April
VA Bank Day Shadow a Banker, then write an essay about your experience $6,000 April
Women in Nuclear Senior, male or female, plans to study nuclear technologies, attending 2-4 year college, 3.0 GPA $1,000 April
Teen Safety Scholarship Sr., to address the consequences of cyber bullying $2,000 April
Alpha Phi Alpha/ Gamma Nu Lambda Chapter African-American male student, financial need $2,500 May
Chums/Julia Fields minority, 2.5 $1,250 May
Colonial Officials Association must participate in football, volleyball, basketball, baseball, softball, or wrestling $500 May
The Dunbar High Legacy Scholarship Academic achievement, community involvement $1,000 May
Ella Agnew Attend VA college, health related field $1,000 May
Frank McCue field of sports medicine, athletic training, or physical therapy $1,000 May
IAAP, Lynchburg Branch Seniors who plan to pursue a degree as an administrative professional. $500 May
James Spearly Scholarship athlete, team spirit, good character, leadership $500 May
Jimmie Bryan attend VA college, intend to teach and coach $1,000 May
Kiwanis Club of Lynchburg seniors, must show merit and need and be an active member of a civic and community service organization. $2,500 May
Lynchburg Tennis Patrons/ Dick Sargeson Scholarship participation in tennis, 2.5 GPA $500 May
Marie Waller Scholarship Excellent attendance, Advanced and/or AP in English and Social Studies, school and community activities, planning a career in education, government, or other public service $1,000 May
Maude Wallace Attend VA college $1,000 May
Rod Camden Scholarship Active member in Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, or Outdoor Track and Field $500 May
Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity-Beta Phi Boule’ Scholarship African American ECG student (at least 2 years); good citizenship $1,000 May 
VA State University Alumni Must plan to attend Virginia State University $1,000 May 
James Hickey Rumbough Fund Financial need, interest in community, volunteerism, academic skills $1,000 June