The Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation manages sponsored scholarships. Businesses and civic groups are invited to sponsor scholarships and can identify their preferred eligibility requirements for qualification. For more information on scholarship sponsorship, please contact Jodi Gillette, executive director, at (434) 515-5081 or gillettejk@lcsedu.net.

The following scholarships are currently available:

 

  

Belvac Production Machinery ScholarshipBelvac a Dover Company

Financial assistance to students graduating from E. C. Glass High School and Heritage High School who plan to continue their education at an accredited college or university.

Any senior at E. C. Glass or Heritage High School who meet the qualifications below may apply. Any student applying for a scholarship must enter an accredited college or university in the fall following graduation. Application forms are available in the schools’ counseling office, must be completed and returned by Friday, February 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

$500 scholarships will be awarded to two students showing outstanding merit, especially in these areas:

  • Leadership
  • Scholastic achievement (minimum 2.8 GPA)
  • Community involvement
  • Record of overcoming personal, family, or other circumstantial obstacles

Scholarship applications should include:

  • Recommendations (Two)
  • PSAT/SAT or ACT scores
  • Volunteer verification documentation

Students interested in pursuing this scholarship should contact their counselor for more information.

  

Excellence in Science Scholarship

Award Eligibility Criteria
  • This award is available to seniors who will graduate from either E.C. Glass High School or Heritage High School.
  • The student must be on track to receive an advanced studies high school diploma.
  • The student must have completed a minimum of four advanced level science and four advanced level math courses prior to their senior year.
  • The student must possess a Grade Point Average of 3.8 or higher.
  • The student must be planning to enter a science or engineering related field of study (computer sciences, engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, etc.) at a college or university with an accredited science or engineering curriculum within the United States.
  • The award is only valid while the student is enrolled in a science or engineering related field of study (computer sciences, engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, etc.) at a college or university with an accredited science or engineering curriculum within the United States.
  • The student should have demonstrated interest in science or engineering with recent awards, projects, and/or achievements in science or engineering related fields.
  • Any finalist for this award must participate in an interview with a division-level selection committee.
Selection Process

Interested students must submit ALL of the following items to be considered:

  1. A completed application which includes contact information, high school math and science course information, a listing of activities/programs with leadership involvement, science or engineering related research/study, and science or engineering related honors/recognitions.
  2. A letter of interest (two pages or less). The letter should contain a brief explanation of interest in science or engineering, plans for a college major, career goals, and how they plan to contribute to the science or engineering field of their choice.
  3. Two letters of recommendation from the student’s choice of teachers, administrators, employers, or individuals with significant knowledge of the student’s experience and involvement in science or engineering related activities.
  4. A third letter of recommendation from a recent or current school counselor.
  5. Most recent official transcript with cumulative Grade Point Average and highest SAT or ACT scores.
Award
  • The award will be presented to the Lynchburg City Schools’ top senior science or engineering student as determined by the above criteria.
  • The student will be selected by March 1st of the academic school year.
  • The total award will be $30,000.00.
  • The Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation, Inc. will serve as the fiscal agent and will distribute the award over a four-year time period with an installment of $3,750.00 each semester.
  • The scholarship applies to tuition, books, and fees.
  • The student will be recognized during the Senior Honors Awards Assembly.

Students interested in pursuing this scholarship should contact their director of school counseling for more information.

  

Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation Scholarship

The Greater Lynchburg Community FoundationFinancial assistance to one student graduating from E. C. Glass High School and one from Heritage High School who plans to continue their education at an accredited college or university.

Any senior at E. C. Glass or Heritage High School who has been involved in community service may apply. Any student applying for a scholarship must enter an accredited college or university in the fall following graduation. Application forms are available in the schools’ counseling office, must be completed and returned by Friday, February 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

$500 scholarships will be awarded to two students showing outstanding community involvement.

Scholarship applications should include:

  • Recommendations (Two)
  • PSAT/SAT or ACT scores
  • Volunteer verification documentation

Students interested in pursuing this scholarship should contact their counselor for more information.

  

James Howard Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is designated to a college bound Heritage High School football player who has been recommended by his coach and approved by a selection committee.

  

Lynchburg Junior Woman's Club Scholarship

Lynchburg Junior Woman's ClubThis scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to one student graduating from either E. C. Glass High School or Heritage High School who plans to continue their education at an accredited college, university, or vocational training program in the fall following graduation and who has demonstrated a strong commitment to community service. Application forms are available in the schools’ counseling office, must be completed and returned by Friday, February 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

$1000 scholarships will be awarded to two students showing outstanding merit with a minimum GPS of 2.5 and a minimum of 30 documented hours of volunteer service over the past two years.

Scholarship applications should include:

  • Academic transcript (including PSAT/SAT or ACT scores)
  • One (2) letter of recommendation from high school administrators/faculty
  • One (1) personal character reference letter from a community leader, clergy or applicant’s work supervisor
  • Volunteer verification documentation

Students interested in pursuing this scholarship should contact their counselor for more information.

  

MH Masonry & Associates Scholarship

MH MasonryFinancial assistance to one student graduating from E. C. Glass High School and one from Heritage High School who plans to continue their education at an accredited college or university.

Any senior at E. C. Glass or Heritage High School who has been involved in community service may apply. Any student applying for a scholarship must enter an accredited college or university in the fall following graduation. Application forms are available in the schools’ counseling office, must be completed and returned by Friday, February 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

$500 scholarships will be awarded to two students showing outstanding community involvement.

Scholarship applications should include:

  • Recommendations (Two)
  • PSAT/SAT or ACT scores

Students interested in pursuing this scholarship should contact their counselor for more information.

  

Orthodontic Arts Scholarship

This $500 scholarship provides financial assistance to one student graduating from Heritage High School who plans to continue their education at an accredited college or university and who plans to advance their education in a field of nursing, dentistry, or medicine. Any graduating student at Heritage High School who fits this description may apply. Any student applying for a scholarship must enter an accredited college or university in the fall following graduation. Application forms are available in the school guidance office and must be completed and returned no later than Febuary 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. to the scholarship coordinator at Heritage High School.

Scholarship applications should include:

  • Academic transcript (including PSAT/SAT or ACT scores)
  • One (1) letter of recommendation from high school administrators/faculty
  • One (1) personal character reference letter from a community leader, clergy or applicant’s work supervisor

Students interested in pursuing this scholarship should contact their counselor for more information.

  

Al Stroobants Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship (usually $1000-$3000) provides financial assistance to students graduating from E. C. Glass High School and Heritage High School who plan to advance their skills in the trades or technical education areas. Any graduating student at E. C. Glass High School and Heritage High School who fits this description may apply. Any student applying for a scholarship must enter an approved vocational technical education program in the summer or fall following graduation. Application forms are available in the school guidance office and must be completed and returned no later than February 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. to the scholarship coordinator at their high school.

Scholarship applications should include:

  •   Academic transcript (including PSAT/SAT or ACT scores)
  •   One (1) letter of recommendation from high school administrators/faculty
  •   One (1) personal character reference letter from a community leader, clergy or applicant’s work supervisor

Students interested in pursuing this scholarship should contact their counselor for more information.

  

Taylor Brothers

Taylor Brothers of Lynchburg Scholarship

Financial assistance to one student graduating from E. C. Glass High School and one from Heritage High School who plans to continue their education at an accredited college or university.

Any senior at E. C. Glass or Heritage High School who has been involved in community service may apply. Any student applying for a scholarship must enter an accredited college or university in the fall following graduation. Application forms are available in the schools’ counseling office, must be completed and returned by Friday, February 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

$500 scholarships will be awarded to two students showing outstanding community involvement.

Scholarship applications should include:

  • Recommendations (Two)
  • PSAT/SAT or ACT scores
  • Volunteer verification documentation

Students interested in pursuing this scholarship should contact their counselor for more information.

  

TMRTMR Scholarship

Financial assistance to one African American student graduating from E. C. Glass High School and one from Heritage High School who plans to continue their education at an accredited college or university. 

Any African American senior at E. C. Glass and Heritage High Schools may apply. Any student applying for a scholarship must enter an accredited college or university in the fall following graduation. Application forms are available in the schools’ counseling office, must be completed and returned by Friday, February 28, 2020 at 5:00p.m.

$1000 scholarships and a Chromebook will be awarded will be awarded to two students showing outstanding merit, especially in these areas:

  • Leadership
  • Scholastic achievement (Minimum 2.5 GPA)
  • Community involvement

Scholarship applications should include:

  • Recommendations (Two)
  • PSAT/SAT or ACT scores
  • Volunteer verification documentation

Students interested in pursuing this scholarship should contact their counselor for more information.

  

Stacy Knight Westgate Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is designated to a college bound Heritage High School baseball player who has been recommended by his coach and approved by a selection committee. This scholarship is tentative.