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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.

Betty Ross Academy for Lifetime Learning Scholarship  This scholarship requires that the student’s academic goal be in the discipline of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or Medicine, STEMM. This scholarship is to be used to defray college expenses. ALL Scholarship 2017 Q&A  2017 ALLScholarship Cover Letter  2017 ALL Scholarship Application

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

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 Scholarships   Several scholarships with varying amounts and criteria.

Eastern Shore Young Professionals Scholarship  – Applicants must be a senior graduating from an Eastern Shore of Virginia high school or home school in Spring 2017 and will be furthering their education at a college/university/trade school beginning in the Fall of 2017. Students interested in applying will need to submit an application by May 3, 2017.

ESTACI Young Leaders Scholarships Open to graduating seniors attending high schools in Accomack and Northampton Counties.  Scholarship awards may be used for any post-secondary education program including college, university, trade school, or other educational endeavor

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

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.

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 Housing and Community Development  The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is offering a secondary or higher education scholarship to all juniors and graduating high school seniors, and current first, second or third year students of a two or four year institution. Building Code Safety Month Essay Contest Rules

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 Foundation for Community College Education Scholarships  Varying amounts and criteria for Virginia community college students

Virginia Sherrifs’ Institute Scholarship 2017 is for students pursuing an educational curriculum in law enforcement or criminal justice.  Access online application.

Womens Club Scholarship 2017 – The Women’s Club of Accomack County is awarding three $1,000 scholarships to a FEMALE graduating high school student of a returning female adult learner in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, medical sciences (RN nursing programs) or education.