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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  available for students graduating from Eastern Shore of Virginia high schools who have been accepted at an accredited four-year college or university or entering Eastern Shore Community College in the Science associate degree program.  The online application can be found here.

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 2019 Four grants-in-aid, ranging from $500 to $4,000 paid directly to a female rising high-school senior, current college undergraduate, or postgraduate at an accredited college/university who plans to pursue a career in the field of education.

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 Scholarship Information and Application 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

Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship – The Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship is a highly competitive award of $1,000 for high school and college students who enjoy the Final Fantasy game franchise.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Lawyers of Distinction Scholarship The Lawyers of Distinction Scholarship was created to help college students have a chance to reach their dreams without having to worry about the financial burden of whether or not they will be able to afford school.  Applicants must complete an essay and meet eligibility criteria.

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 2019 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.

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Scholarship Available for a head of household working to further job skills.  2019 Soroptimist Scholarship Application

Virginia Space Grant Consortium 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. 2018 Community College STEM Scholarship 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 demonstrate 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 Sheriffs’ Institute Scholarship Program  is for students pursuing an educational curriculum in law enforcement or criminal justice.  Access online application.

Women’s Club Scholarship – The Women’s Club of Accomack County is awarding two $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.