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/
 
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/
 
  Scholarships: 2016-2017
 
* Signifies local scholarship.
 
Make sure to scroll to the right to see all of the information!
 

Scholarship Name

Requirements

Deadline

Award Amount

More Information and Application

*Ridgeway Ruritan Club Scholarship

Any senior who will be attending either a 2 or 4 year college may apply. 

April 28th, 2017

$250

Application and more information in scholarship binder.

*Henry County Rotary Club Scholarship Application

For Bassett and Magna Vista High School students. Relatives of Henry County Rotary Club members are not eligible.  Applicants will be evaluated on four basic areas: academic performance, financial need, activities and essay. Must have completed FAFSA.

April 28th, 2017

$1,000

Application and more information in the scholarship binder.

*Martinsville UpTown Rotary Club Youth Scholarship

Graduating senior at Martinsville, Bassett, Magna Vista or Carlisle high schools who plans to continue his/her education after graduation.   Strongest consideration will be given to students who have demonstrated through their school and community activities a fostering of the Rotary ideal of “Service Above Self.”

 

April 30th, 2017

$500

Application and more information in scholarship binder.

Capital One Virginia Military Dependent Scholarship

For current high school seniors attending a college or university in the upcoming academic year.  Must be Virginia resident, and U.S. citizen or legal resident. Must be dependent of an active duty Servicemember, or Servicemember in the Reserves or National Guard

 

April 30th, 2017

$5,000

Apply online:  https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/military-affiliation/capital-one-military-dependent-scholarship-virginia

*Spencer-Penn Alumni Association George W. Burton Scholarship

Must be a graduate or senior eligible for graduation who plans to enroll as a full-time student for the first time in an accredited institution of higher learning in the U.S. Must have attended Spencer-Penn Elementary school for at least one year or be a direct descendant of a student of Spencer-Penn. Must be of good character and a citizen of the United States.

May 1st, 2017

Varies

More information about application in scholarship binder.

*Tau Omicron Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Scholarship

Eligible students must have a grade point average of not less than 2.5.  The financial circumstances of the applicant shall be such that scholarship aid is necessary to continue formal education, and the applicant must be strong in traits which exemplify high moral character as determined by the school administration or guidance counselors.

May 1st, 2017

$500

Application and more information in scholarship binder

*Nicodemus Hufford Memorial Arts Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors who are residents of Martinsville or Henry County or attend a school in Martinsville or Henry County who plan to pursue a degree in the visual or performing arts at an accredited 4-year institution.  Applicants are required to attend a personal interview with Piedmont Arts’ Scholarship Committee on Tuesday, May 16th at Piedmont Arts.

May 5th, 2017 (due to Piedmont Arts)

Up to $1,000

More information in scholarship binder and online:  http://www.piedmontarts.org/page.cfm?ID=154

*Men’s Round Table Club Scholarship

For a student from the Martinsville-Henry County school system who holds a 3.0 or above grade point average.

May 10th, 2017

$500

Application and more information in scholarship binder.

*Roy Stanley Miller Scholarship

Must be a senior accepted by accredited college/university who resides in the WDBJ Channel 7 viewing area. Must desire to be a journalism or communications major, or be a deserving athlete. More information in binder.

May 12th, 2017 at 5 PM (mailed, faxed or hand-delivered to scholarship committee)

$2,500 (two will

Application and more information in scholarship binder

*Martinsville Henry County NAACP Branch 7089 Scholarship Award

Will be awarded to a graduating high school senior enrolling in a College or University. The applicant must show evidence of need by declaring family size and family income, and must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

May 15th, 2017

$500

Application and more information in scholarship binder.

*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.

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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