Magna Vista High School

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Welcome to the Magna Vista High School Scholarship Page!

 
Use the chart below to browse Scholarship Applications.
Remember: You may need to scroll to the right in order to see all of the scholarship information.

Scholarship information is also located in the Guidance Scholarship Binder.  Keep in mind that most applications for local scholarships are due in the second semester, so plenty more will be posted on this page and in the scholarship binder as they are announced.

Also, see these websites for additional scholarship sources:
Click Here for a great list of scholarships from College Greenlight.
College Greenlight also offers great informational Youtube videos for students:   https://www.youtube.com/user/collegegreenlight
www.fastweb.com
 
**When searching for scholarships, beware of scams. Read through the information carefully, and look out for these red flags: a fee to apply, asking for Social Security Numbers, asking for bank account information, appointment requests, 900 area codes, and anything that sounds too good to be true.  Check with the guidance office if you are not sure if it is a scam**
 
 Scholarships for Black/African American Students: https://scholarships.uncf.org/
 Scholarships for Asian American/Pacific Islander Students:  www.apiasf.org
 Scholarships for Native American/American Indian Students:  www.niea.org
 Scholarships for Arab American/Middle Eastern Students: www.aaiusa.org
 Scholarships for LGBTQ Students: www.hrc.org/scholarship-database
Scholarships and Support for Undocumented Students:  www.thedream.us/scholars
Scholarships and Financial Aid Information for Nursing students:  http://www.rntobsn.org/financial-assistance/
Scholarships for Young Women Interested in Aviation: https://www.ninety-nines.org/scholarships.htm
 
Applying to a specific Virginia College/University? Click the link to the left (VA Public and Private College Scholarships) to get access to scholarships for that particular school.

Applying to a Private Virginia College? Apply for the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant by July 31st of 2017! More information at http://www.schev.edu/docs/default-source/tuition-aid-section/financial-aid/vtag.pdf
 
Interested in visiting a college? Check out these free programs here:  http://getmetocollege.org/what-colleges-look-for/2016-fall-diversity-visit-programs
 
List of colleges that meet 100% of demonstrated financial need: http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/colleges-that-meet-100-of-student-financial-need/
 
Tobacco Region Loan Forgiveness Program:  https://www.ticscholarshiploan.org/
*Must request transcripts to be sent by May 26th!*
 
  Scholarships: 2016-2017
 
* Signifies local scholarship.
 
Make sure to scroll to the right to see all of the information!
 
Several PHCC scholarships are due soon:  Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship, Tobacco Commission Tuition Scholarship, and PHCC Foundation Scholarships. Click here for more information.
 
 

Scholarship Name

Requirements

Deadline

Award Amount

More Information and Application

*Henry County Public Service Authority Educational Trust Scholarship

Must be a resident of Henry County and be graduating from a Henry County school with a GPA of at least 3.0. Must be planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college program and majoring in/focusing on environmental engineering, civil engineering, environmental education, environmental or resource management, ecology or biology- related to preservation and importance of the environment. Must maintain a minimum “B” average in college to be eligible to receive additional scholarship awards from the PSA Trust.

May 31st, 2017

Varies

Application and more information in scholarship binder.

 

Students may reapply for this grant on a continuing basis through four years of undergraduate education conditioned upon his/her enrollment in a qualified area of study and maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development Building Code Safety Month Essay Contest

The scholarship is offered to all Virginia juniors, graduating high school seniors and current first, second or third year of a 2 or 4-year institution. Applicants are invited to submit a 1000-word or less essay that illustrates how code officials promote community safety and economic growth in their community.

May 31st, 2017, 11:59 PM

$1,500

More information in scholarship binder.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation: Career & Technical Education

The scholarships are for children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen pursuing a post-secondary education. This scholarship is for students planning to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is less than 12 months at a community college or private career school listed on College Navigator. The Foundation’s financial needs scholarships are available to every eligible applicant. More eligibility information: https://www.mcsf.org/apply/eligibility/

Application is open year-round

Varies

Apply online: www.mcsf.org/cte

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