Kids' Chance of Virginia Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Jun 1, 2024

Kids’ Chance of Virginia (KCVA) provides college scholarships to the children of Virginia workers who have been severely or fatally injured in a workplace-related accident. KCVA awards as many scholarships as the current year’s funding will allow.

Who is eligible for a scholarship?

If you are a student who fits the criteria listed below, please consider applying for a scholarship through Kids’ Chance of Virginia!

You are:

  • Age 26 or younger at the time of application
  • Child who is a dependent of a worker who has been killed, seriously injured, or experienced a debilitating illness in a work-related incident
  • Demonstrated financial need to pay for post-secondary education
  • Accepted or planning to attend a college, university, or technical school
  • Pursuing a degree as a full-time or part-time student

How do I apply for a scholarship?

Applications can be filled out online. To complete your online application, you will need the following documentation:

  • Completed Kids’ Chance Scholarship Application with student, family, and university/college/technical school contact information
  • Transcript of most recent grades – unofficial transcript is acceptable
  • Copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) you received from completing the FAFSA, with your Student Aid Index (SAI), formerly called the Expected Family Contribution (EFC), IF you are attending a 2-year or 4-year college or university
  • Brief description of the applicant’s education and career goals
  • Proof of injury/illness claim, such as determination letter or Claim Number from the state worker’s compensation board or death certificate
  • Parents’ basic employer information
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