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Outstanding Students Awarded Scholarships

Each year the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education recognizes outstanding students of all ages through its statewide scholarship program. Congratulations to the 2013 recipients:

Donna Marie Lloyd
Kathy Camper Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

Tomekia Walker
Jonathan Alje Toxopeus Scholarship

Karen Ricketts
Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association Scholarship

Ashley Burr
Eva T. Hardy Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

Iriat Faisal
Eva T. Hardy Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

David Deck
Eva T. Hardy Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

Brianna Monk
The John Casteen III Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

Ann Foley and Andrew Nolen
Gerald L. Baliles Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

For more information about applying for a 2014 scholarship, please check back in February 2014. 

Virginia Foundation for Community College Education
Scholarships

Since 2006, the VFCCE has awarded more than $1.2 million in scholarships to more than 300 students. The foundation seeks to provide access to education for all Virginians. With awards ranging from $500 to $15,000, the scholarship program continues to grow and help students across the state enroll in community college and pursue academic and career success.
 

Current Scholarships

The Richmond Region Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship - Deadline 7/25/2013
The Richmond Region Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship is made possible by the Moses D. Nunnally Jr. Charitable Trust and was established for high-achieving students in the Richmond area with financial need. A total of seven students will be awarded up to $5,000 for tuition, books, fees and required supplies for their field of study. The scholarship will be renewable for a second year as long as the student continues to meet scholarship criteria. |APPLY NOW

Kathy Camper Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship
Created by friends and family to honor a long-time information technology staff member with Virginia's Community Colleges, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students pursuing careers in information technology or childhood education. One scholarship of $2,500 will be awarded. | Closed for 2013

The John T. Casteen III Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship
One scholarship will be awarded to a full-time community college student attending any Virginia Community College who plans to transfer to the University of Virginia. One scholarship of $3,500 will be awarded. | Closed for 2013

The Hon. Gerald Baliles Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship 
Open: April 1, 2013
Deadline:  May 24, 2013

Two scholarships of $2550 will be awarded to first-time college students at Patrick Henry Community College to recognize Governor Gerald Baliles' many contributions to the improvement of education for all Virginians. |
Closed for 2013

Valley Proteins Fellows Program
For the third year, extraordinary second-year students attending a Virginia Community College will be selected for the Valley Proteins Fellows Program. This prestigious scholarship will award up to $5,000 for tuition, books, fees and expenses. In addition to the generous award, the Fellows Program will provide recipients with the opportunity to share in special experiences to enhance their academic and leadership potential.  | Closed for 2013 | See 2012 Fellows

The Eva T. Hardy Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship
Two scholarships will be awarded to meritorious community college students who demonstrate potential for public service and civic leadership. Two scholarships of $4,200 (tuition, fees and books) will be awarded. 
| Closed for 2013

Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association Scholarship
Established in partnership with the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, this renewable scholarship (up to $7,000) is awarded to a student admitted to a nursing program who has demonstrated ability and commitment to enter the practice of nursing. |
Closed for 2013

Other Named Scholarships & Special Funds

The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education is grateful to the donors and supporters who have established the following scholarships:

A/E/C Industry Scholarship
Curtis & Patricia Dougans Scholarship
Institute of Real Estate Management Scholarship
Glenn DuBois Student Success Fund
Jean and Stephen Eitelman Scholarship
Barbara and Mark Fried Great Expectations Scholarship
Anne Holton Legacy Fund
Jonathan Alje Toxopeus Scholarship
Alfred and Dottie Whitt Scholarship



 

 

 

For more information, contact:
The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education
101 North 14th Street, 15th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

Dr. Jennifer Sager Gentry
Executive Director
jgentry@vccs.edu
804-819-4962

Ms. Anne McCaffrey
Director of Development & Scholarships
amccaffrey@vccs.edu
804-819-5396

Scholarship Highlight

VFCCE seeks to support every student who dreams of attaining a higher education.

Burr

“Upon receiving this scholarship, I am able to continue my education debt free. Thank you for this opportunity.”

Ashley Burr, Class of 2014
Eva Hardy Commonwealth Legacy Scholar
Eastern Shore Community College

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VFCCE
Dr. Jennifer Gentry
101 N. 14th Street, 15th Floor
Richmond, Virginia 23219
jgentry@vccs.edu
804-819-4962

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