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Community Scholarships

Along with scholarships through the ESCC Foundation and other local organizations, other community organizations offer scholarships that can be used to attend ESCC or for other educational opportunities.  Click on the links below for more information.

Critical Language Scholarship 2016  An intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students

Community College STEM Scholarship 2016 – 2017 From the Virginia Space Grant Consortium for students majoring in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).  Check the VSGC website for more information.

Delmarva Education Foundation Searchable database of scholarships specifically for students in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.

Delmarva Partnership Scholarship  Provides a $5,000 scholarship to Salisbury University for Eastern Shore and Deleware students.

Delta Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship 2017  The grant consists of $2,000 paid directly to a rising junior, senior, or postgraduate at an accredited college/university who plans to pursue a teaching career.

Dominion Diversity Scholarship Provides $5,000 scholarship and a paid summer internship.

ESTACI Scholarships – Pathways out of Poverty or Career Choice Each scholarship is for a high school senior and provides $2,500 to support college or vocational career paths after graduation.

Eva T. Hardy Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship Three scholarships given to meritorious community college students who demonstrate potential for public service and civic leadership.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

John T. Casteen III Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship Three scholarships will be awarded to meritorious community college students who plan to transfer to the University of Virginia.

Kathy Camper Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship Provides two $3,500 scholarships to VCCS students pursuing careers in information technology or childhood education.

Kiwanis Scholarship 2016 Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 from the Kiwanis Club of Accomack are awarded primarily on the basis of financial need.

NASA National Community College Aerospace Scholars Select group of students invited to visit NASA to participate in an on-site team project.  NCAS Flyer 2017

NPCA Scholarship  – The National Precast Concrete Association Foundation (NPCAF) Scholarship program provides undergraduate and graduate scholarships to students pursuing degrees in fields related to construction.

Project Pathfinders –  In partnership with the Virginia Community College System, VECF will administer a scholarship program – Project Pathfinders - designed to increase the skills of early childhood professionals in preschool and child care settings by accessing community college coursework and credentials

Pungoteague Ruritan Club Scholarship Provides a $1,000 scholarship to students planning to attend or currently attending ESCC.  Pungoteague Ruritan Club Scholarship Application.

STEM Takes Flight   The Consortium’s new program, STEM Takes Flight at Virginia’s Community Colleges, provides $5,000 mentored scholarships, paid industry internships, NASA research experiences, and new courses to foster STEM career awareness and workplace skills. holds an “ Scholarship Essay Contest”. The essay winner selected will receive a $2,500.00 scholarship.

VALHEN Scholarship Program. Several scholarships are available for students of Latino or Hispanic heritage.

Valley Proteins Fellowship Scholarship awards up to $5,000 for tuition, books, fees and expenses at VCCS colleges. Veterans Benefits Scholarship Three $2,000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university. Each eligible student will submit a 500-750 word essay on one of our three essay topics. Deadline is December 31, 2016. Scholarship award recipients will be announced January 31, 2017.

Virginia Space Grant Consortium 2017 – 2018 Scholarship Program for Community College Students – The VSGC desires to increase the number of talented community college students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  The VSGC is especially seeking applications from underrepresented minorities, females, and persons with disabilities. The  Community College STEM Scholarship Program provides $2,000 scholarships to students enrolled at any campus at a Virginia Community College and pursuing a degree in STEM. VSGC Scholarship Program 2017-2018 Information

Virginia Department of Social Services Child Care Provider Scholarship - The purpose of this tuition assistance program is to offer child care providers foundational knowledge and skills in the care and development of children.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Visual Arts Fellowship Supports professional artists as well as art students who demostrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline.

Walmart Associate Scholarships Scholarships for Walmart employees.

Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute Scholarship program is for students pursuing an educational curriculum in law enforcement or criminal justice.  Access online application.

Women Club Scholarship 2016 is one (1) $1,000.00 scholarship to a FEMALE adult/returning student from the Eastern Shore of Virginia attending the Eastern Shore Community College studying the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, medical sciences (including two (2) or four (4) year nursing programs) or education.