Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $3,000
Awards Available: 50
Award Deadline: Sep 15, 2024

The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation is proud to assist deserving students in our area in obtaining financial assistance to further their education.

We offer dozens of donor-funded scholarships that grant income annually for this purpose.

Students, please review our list of scholarship funds to see if you are eligible for any of our scholarships. Contact your guidance department to apply for a specific scholarship.

Each scholarship fund has its own selection committee that works in determining the final grantee. If you are a member of a selection committee, please click here for more information.

LIST OF SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

Students: please contact your school's guidance department to apply for a specific scholarship.

Amherst County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships for Amherst County High School seniors

Appomattox County Education Foundation Fund  

Provides scholarships to Appomattox County High School seniors

Alpha Action Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships to area high school students

Altavista EMS Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships to students from Altavista High School, Gretna High School, and Faith Christian Academy who are interested in the field of medicine or pursuing training in a trade

Barnard Family Health and Wellness Fund  

Provides scholarships for area students seeking higher education in health care-related fields that support MSK health

Bedford County Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors graduating from Bedford County high schools

Beth Johnson Boatner Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for  E. C. Glass High School seniors

Jane Barringer Bowen Educational Fund

Provides scholarships for E.C. Glass High School seniors who pursue studies in Theatre Arts or English

Kevin Boeren Memorial Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships for students graduating from Lord Botetourt High School or Heritage High School.

Dorothy M. Brooks Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships to students at Randolph College who are Lynchburg residents

Beatrice and Roland Carter Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships to E. C. Glass High School seniors

Daniel Christian Nursing Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships to Appomattox County High School seniors interested in nursing

Leonard and Eudora Coleman Memorial Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships to Altavista High School seniors

George and Gladys Costan Family Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships to seniors at Lynchburg City high schools

E. C. Glass Athletic Boosters Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships for senior athletes from E.C. Glass High School

Donald and Virginia Farmer Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors at Nelson County High School

Watt & Jennifer Foster Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships for Halifax County High School, William Campbell High School, and Rustburg High School

Jill Gardner Memorial Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors at E.C. Glass High School who have artistic talent with formal instruction in Art

Wally Gilbert Fund  

Provides scholarships for senior athletes at Heritage High School

Glass/Heritage Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors from Heritage and E.C. Glass High Schools

Edward Christian Glass Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors from E.C. Glass High School who are pursuing a degree in Education

Mary L. Gregory Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors from Amherst County High School

Guill Family Educational Fund

Provides scholarships for seniors from Amherst County High School who will attend the University of Lynchburg.

Ted Hapgood Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for full-time employees at C. B. Fleet

Sallie Holland and Wesley Peters Hicks Math Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors from Bedford County high schools or seniors from Carolina County High school who plan to major in Math or math-related fields

Edwin Nelson James Jr. Memorial Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors from E. C. Glass High School

Susan Rosser Jones Family Scholarship

Provides scholarships for seniors from Appomattox High School

Troy Kiger Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships for seniors from E. C. Glass High School

Ella M. Lawless Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships to members of Heritage United Methodist Church

Edith B. Lee Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships through Lynchburg Retired Teachers Association

Dr. Gordon K. Leonard Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors of Amherst County High School who are interested in a career in health care

Charles J. Lewis, Jr. / Omega Psi Phi Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships for students who plan to major in STEM or Business.

Lynchburg Academy of Medicine Alliance Fund  

Provides scholarships through the Lynchburg Academy of Medicine Alliance

Lynchburg Area Ministerial Association Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors from Lynchburg City Schools

Lynchburg Life Saving and First Aid Crew Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships for seniors of E.C. Glass High School who are interested in a career in education

Janice & Kenneth Marston Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships for seniors of Appomattox County High School

Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors at Appomattox County High School

Robert J. Miller Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors from Rustburg High School and Heritage High School

Terrell Osteen Fund

Provides scholarships for seniors from Lynchburg, as well as Amherst, Bedford and Campbell counties.

William C. Perrow Agricultural Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships to seniors at Appomattox County High School

Walker and Mary Raine Pettyjohn Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships to area high school seniors

Donald Seagroves Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships to youth at Patrick Henry Family Servvices

Marguerite F. Singleton Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors at Amherst County High School

Brad Sowers Memorial Art Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for art students at Altavista High School

Louise L. Terrell Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors from Bedford County high schools

Trench Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors from Heritage High School

University Women of Bedford Scholarship Fund

Provides scholarships for female graduates of a Bedford County public school

Valley View Residents Scholarship Fund  

Provides Nursing Scholarships for Lynchburg College seniors

VSU Alumni Chapter of Central Virginia Scholarship Fund  

Provides scholarships for seniors from area high schools

How to Apply:

Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
$2,000
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 01, 2024
$25,000
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

Niche Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
$10,000
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $10,000 to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 29, 2024
$1,000
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

The Future is Now Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 28, 2024
$1,001
The Lenny Scholarship offers $1,001 US to support young individuals aged 16 and above, enrolled in college and residing in the US or India. Automatic disqualification may occur for multiple applications.EligibilityYou must be a resident of the US or IndiaYou must be 16 years of age or olderYou must be enrolled in a college

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
$2,500
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.Thus...

Common App Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2024
$2,000
To encourage students to spend more time preparing for the Common App, Scholarship Guidance has created an annual scholarship to reward students.To be eligible for the Scholarship Guidance "Common App Scholarship" a student must:A) Be in Grade 11 or Grade 12B) Be attending college or university no later than October 1, 2026.C) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater...

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 15, 2024
$1,000
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2025.B) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve...

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 01, 2024
$10,000
Each year the makers of TYLENOL award annual scholarships to well-deserving students pursuing careers in healthcare. 30+ years later, we’re proud to continue a tradition that supports those dedicated to a lifetime of caring for others.TYLENOL is proud to award 10 students with $10,000 scholarships and 25 students with $5,000 scholarships.The Application Deadline is August 1, 2024. Winners to be...

Minuteman Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 01, 2024
$48,000
The Minuteman Campaign is a U.S. Army Cadet Command initiative to offer Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) scholarships to candidates that self-select for service in a Reserve component.The GRFD scholarship provides full tuition and fees or room and board ($12,000 per year) for up to four years at a public or private school. This program provides well-trained officers to the...