Foundation Scholarships

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Community members each year invest in VHCC students through their generous contributions to the VHCC Educational Foundation. These donations provide a variety of student scholarships, which are awarded to both first-year and second-year students and are based on academic performance, financial need and a variety of other factors.

Applications must be received in the Foundation Office by May 1, 2018. Late applications or incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • One application allows the student to be considered for all of the scholarships available through the Educational Foundation.
  • Only those students admitted to VHCC will be considered for scholarships.
  • Scholarships are awarded for fall and spring semesters but are not available for the summer semester.
  • Scholarship awards are based on the availability of funds and the criteria set forth by the appropriate governing body. All awards are subject to change.
  • Unless otherwise stated, scholarships are awarded only to full-time students.
  • Unless otherwise stated, scholarships are not renewed automatically.
  • Financial need is determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Students applying for scholarships must submit the FAFSA by April 15 (www.fafsa.ed.gov).
  • The VHCC Educational Foundation will notify scholarship recipients of their award by a letter.

Scholarship Application:

Fillable PDF Application - type your information before printing or

Printable PDF Application - print the application and fill in by hand

A listing of VHCC Educational Foundation Scholarships:

A student’s high school or college grade point average is considered in the application process. Students who have never attended Virginia Highlands Community College must submit a high school transcript or other college transcript(s) to the VHCC Foundation Office, PO Box 828, Abingdon, VA 24212 or FAX to (276)739-2597

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For more information please contact the Foundation office, foundation@vhcc.edu or call (276)739-2449.