There are many scholarships for Richmond students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Richmond, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Richmond students in the following categories:

Richmond High School Scholarships
Richmond College Scholarships
Richmond University Scholarships


"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States; C) A parent who...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
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 $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet!) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses! Who Can Apply All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high school D) You must be located...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 01, 2022
The $25,050 "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) Earnest B) Determined C) Moving The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most...

To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing...

BigFuture Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship. There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score,...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Albert Hill Middle
Armstrong High
Armstrong High School
Binford Middle
Brookland Middle
Byrd Middle
Chandler Middle
Elkhardt Middle
Fairfield Middle
Falling Creek Middle
Franklin Military Academy
Fred D. Thompson Middle
Freeman High
George Wythe High
Godwin High
Henderson Middle
Henrico High
Hermitage High
Huguenot High
John Marshall High
L. Douglas Wilder Middle
Lucille M. Brown Middle
Manchester Middle
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle
Monacan High
Moody Middle
Mt. Vernon Middle
Open High
Perrymont Middle
Pocahontas Middle
Providence Middle
Richmond Community High
Rolfe Middle
Salem Church Middle
Thomas C. Boushall Middle
Thomas Jefferson High
Tuckahoe Middle
Tucker High
Varina High

The independent city of Richmond, Virginia is not part of any county even though it does serves as the capital city of the state. The city of Richmond is also the business hub of the Metropolitan Statistical Area of Richmond and the Greater Richmond Area. During the year 2010, the population within the city limits was recorded at 204,214. That year, the Richmond Metropolitan Area had a projected population of around 1,258,251 and this made Richmond the third largest city within the State of Virginia.

The city of Charlottesville is located some 71 miles or 114 km west of Richmond, whereas Williamsburg is east of Richmond by 87km or 54 miles. The City of Richmond is 108 miles or 174 km south of Washington, DC. Richmond is geographically by the counties of Chesterfield and Henrico. Richmond is encircled by Virginia State Route 288 and Interstate 295 and situated at the intersections of Interstate 64 and Interstate 95.

The city's economy is mainly driven by government, law and finance since the town supports several local and federal government agencies, and is home to big legal and banking companies that are situated within the downtown core. Four of the largest law businesses within the United States are found here, for example Williams Mullen and LeClairRyan, McGuireWoods and Hunton & Williams. Richmond is home to the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond that is amongst 12 Federal Reserve Banks. In addition, it is home to both the USA Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

In the City of Richmond, they support numerous big firms like Genworth Financial, CarMax, MeadWestvaco and Dominion Resources. Global businesses such as CapitalOne and Philip Morris USA have operations in Richmond in addition to various banks and brokerages. Fortune 500 companies which call Richmond home include Universal Corporation and Massey Energy. There are also some Fortune 1000 companies that have their head offices within the metropolitan area and within the City of Richmond. There are many historic sites located in the City of Richmond and therefore, tourism is another major sector.

Ever since the 1960's, Richmond has served as a key area for advertising agencies and relayed businesses. Additionally, VCU's graduate advertising school VCU Brandcenter is consistently ranked as the leading advertising graduate program within the USA as a result of local advertising agency support.

Strategically, the City of Richmond is situated along the James River, built up on the rocky fall line on undulating hills, which divides the Piedmont and Tidewater regions of Virginia. These areas provided a natural nexus for the development of commerce within the City of Richmond. The downtown has continually been a hub, with the intersection of 2 major interstates, the only triple crossing or rail lines in the globe and the Great Turning Basin for boats.