The Kellam, Weaver-Fagan & Hastee Educational Scholarships, formed pursuant to order of the Circuit Court for the City of Hampton, Chancery No. 31689, have been providing financial assistance to Hampton public school students who attend a Virginia four-year college, university, or nearby community college since 1993. This trust is intended to provide educational assistance to students who have demonstrated their willingness and ability to maintain a high level of academic achievement, while giving of themselves to better their school, neighborhood, place of worship, family, and/or the City of Hampton. It is hoped that upon graduation from a college, university, or nearby community college that they will return and make an even greater contribution to our community. The Scholarship Selection Committee is very interested in receiving applications from students who meet the criteria indicated throughout this application.
Thank you for considering this scholarship. Qualifying for consideration means that you are a young person who has demonstrated a commitment to excellence in both service and academics and are at a minimum deserving of our thanks. We wish each of you success.
A) The Applicant must be a senior at Bethel, Hampton, Kecoughtan, or Phoebus High School in the City of Hampton, Virginia.
B) Must be a prospective June graduate.
C) Must matriculate to an accredited Virginia four year college, university or nearby community college.
D) Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
E) Must be able to demonstrate that they have made a strong commitment to community service and helping others.
F) The total amount of the award is $2,000 payable in equal semester installments of $1,000. This amount may vary from year to year and the scholarship may or may not be renewable for subsequent years.*
G) Deadline to apply is April 9, 2020.