• Bassett High School Scholarship Postings 

    *Denotes a scholarship local to Martinsville/Henry County
         
    Updated 04/25/2018 Eligibility and Requirements Deadline Link
    Beblon G. Parks Scholarship Dependent of a VEA (Virginia Education Association) member or VEAR-Retired member; minimum 3.0 GPA; essay and 2 letters of recommendation May 1, 2018 click here
    Blue Ridge Council of Teachers of Mathematics graduating high school senior planning to pursue a career in teaching math April 27, 2018 click here
    Crandall and Kat Law Essay on texting and driving June 11, 2018 click here
    Elder Raymond Staples* high school senior with at least a 2.0 GPA; planning to enroll in college; active church member (preference given to specific churches in the area) May 16, 2018 click here
    Henry County Public Service Authority* Majoring or focusing on environmental engineering, civil engineering, environmental education, environmental or resource management, ecology or biology (relating to preservation and importance of the environment); must have at least a 3.0 GPA May 31, 2018 click here
    Kappa Alpha Psi* graduating senior male, must have applied or been accepted to a 4 year institution, must have at least a 3.0 GPA May 4, 2018 click here
    Men's Roundtable Scholarship* Must have a 3.0 GPA and be a graduating high school senior May 14, 2018 click here
    New College Institute* Various scholarships for students planning to attend New College Institute May 31, 2018 click here
    Patrick Henry Community College Seed Fund* Must have filed a FAFSA, must have at least a 2.5 GPA, and must be a resident of Martinsville or Henry County July 31, 2018 click here
    Piedmont Arts-Nicodemus Hufford Memorial Scholarship* Graduating high school seniors who are residents of Martinsville or Henry County or who attend schools located in Martinsville or Henry County are eligible to apply for scholarships for study in the visual or performing arts. Each applicant must have auditioned for and been accepted into a visual or performing arts program from an accredited four-year institution. May 5, 2018 click here
    Quit Smoking Scholarship must be a high school senior; write an essay and complete a scholarship form May 31, 2018 click here
    Virginia Association for Pupil Transportation Scholarships for stuents whose parents work in public transportation April 30, 2018 click here
    ZipRecruiter Write an essay on post-graduate goals; must be 18 upon deadline June 30, 2018 click here

     

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    • Scholarship America – Provides information and resources for your scholarship search.
    • KnowHow2GO – Complete information on college prep, whether in middle school or seniors.
    • HS Finder (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) – Scholarship information for Latino students.
    • Thurgood Marshall College Fund – Provides scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
    • Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund – The nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
    • American Indian College Fund – Provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
    • Dell Scholars Program – Recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance.
    • UNCF – Awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books and room and board.
    • Chegg – A place to connect with scholarships and learn about colleges.