Scholarships

Scholarships for the current school year are listed in chronological order by due date of application.  Students should click on the link to print the application and further details about the scholarship.  

MARCH

Knights of Columbus Vermont State Council Scholarship is awarded to a student who is a son or daughter of a Knight of Columbus member.  Please see the email you received from the Guidance Office with the details of this scholarship and correction to the email address to submit it, or click on the scholarship link.  Deadline is March 10, 2021. -  Knights of Columbus Scholarship

The Dr. Alice Angney Scholarship for Leadership & Service is awarded to a deserving high school senior who resides in Vermont.  The recipient will be chosen by the Vermont Superintendents Association (VSA) selection committee on the basis of the student's initiative in overcoming a specific challenge, leadership and service to community, and academic achievement.  The recipient will demonstrate a commitment to furthering their education after high school.  The scholarship is in the amount of $3,000.  Deadline is NOON, March 15, 2021. VT Superintendents Association - Dr Alice Angney Scholarship



APRIL

The Marion T. Wood Scholarship is awarded by the Vermont Association of Educational Office Professionals to a student pursuing a degree in an educational office-related business program.  The application must be postmarked by the following deadline.  Deadline is April 1, 2021.The Marion T. Wood Scholarship


The Sons of the American Legion Dennis Comai Scholarship is granted to a student planning to attend a trade school or technical college and whose grandparent, parent, or sibling is a member of the American Legion Family (American Legion, Ladies Auxiliary, or Sons of the American Legion). In southern Vermont they will give out two scholarships, one for $500 and one for $1,000.  Deadline is April 15, 2021. – Sons of the American Legion - Dennis Comai Scholarship

Vermont State Association of Emblem Clubs & Hartford Emblem Club #150 Scholarships Applications for these scholarships are not allowed to be online, so if you would like a copy please stop by the Guidance Office to pick one up.  They will be beside Ingrid’s printer – if there is only one left please ask us to make copies before you take the last one.  You need to write an essay, not more than 500 words about “What being a citizen of the United States of America means to you”.  Deadline is April 19, 2021. 


MAY

The League of Women Voters of Vermont Education Fund grant The Winona Smith Scholarship to a senior who has demonstrated an interest in civic participation & community service, who has a need for financial aid.  Deadline is May 1, 2021. – League of Women Voters of VT scholarship


Vermont Golf Association Scholarship to be granted annually for up to four years.  The number and amount of scholarships is determined annually.  Applicants must be accepted or enrolled as a full-time student.  Some criteria used for selection are financial need, school performance, and the applicant’s (not family) affiliation to the game of golf; such as competing, working at a golf course, or participating in golf programs/events.  Deadline is May 3, 2021.  VT Golf Association Scholarship


Members Advantage Community Credit Union Scholarship is offered to up to 12 students in the amount of $500 to $1,000 to further their education.  They must be a member of the Credit Union at the time of application (see more details in the “Field of Membership” attached to the application).  Also see the application for more information regarding school academic/activity requirements.  Deadline is May 3, 2021. –  Members Advantage Credit Union Scholarship


The Rochester Chamber Music Society
is offering two scholarships in the amount of $250 to a high school graduate that demonstrates their involvement with music throughout their high school career and will be participating in a college level instrumental music program.  Deadline is May 5, 2021. – Rochester Chamber Music Society Scholarship


The Lyric Theatre Company awards the Delano-Nulty Award
to an area high school senior to help support their interest in pursuing an education in the performing arts. This scholarship is in the amount of $2,000 and honors two of the Lyric's founding members - Howard Delano and Polly Nulty.  Deadline is May 7, 2021.  Delano Nulty Award Application


The Cone Automatic Machine Company Scholarship 
offers up to six scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $6,000.  Eligible students are children or grandchildren of former employees of Cone-Blanchard Machine Company having a minimum of 5 years of continuous service.  Your application must be postmarked by the following deadline.  Deadline is May 12, 2021. –  Cone Automatic Machine Company Scholarship


Wildcat Music Boosters 
is proud to offer the opportunity for senior student musicians to apply for a scholarship in the amount of $250, given in memory of our very own Music Man, Richard (Dick) Ellis.  Up to 4 scholarships are available.  Scholarship Criteria:  The applicant must have participated in band and/or chorus throughout High School.  Please submit applications to the Guidance Office in person or via email to ivansteamburg@wrvsu.org.  Deadline is by 3pm on May 14, 2021. – Wildcat Music Booster - Richard Ellis Memorial Scholarship


Gifford Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship 
for area students pursuing a career in the health profession.  The graduating senior must reside in a town served by Gifford Medical Center (see list on application).  Student must submit application with two letters of reference and a self-essay.  Amount of scholarship varies each year.  Deadline is May 14, 2021. – Gifford Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship


The Bethel Area Rotary Scholarship 
will be awarded to seniors who reside in Bethel, Royalton, Tunbridge, Barnard, Rochester, Pittsfield and Stockbridge.  There will be three scholarships for students attending a two or four year institution of higher education.  Students will provide proof of how their life so far exemplifies the Rotary's mission - "Service Above Self".  Deadline is May 18, 2021. – Bethel Area Rotary Scholarship


TRORC – Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission Scholarshipis
awarded annually to up to ten students, each receiving a $1,000 scholarship. Deadline is before 4:30pm on May 21, 2021. – Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission Scholarship


White River Valley High School Athletic Booster Club 
offers up to four $500 scholarships for senior student athletes.  Students submit their applications to the Guidance Office in person or via email to ivansteamburg@wrvsu.org.  Deadline is May 28, 2021. – WRVHS ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP


The PB&J Foundation
awards scholarships that range from $500 - $1,000 to students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.  Deadline is May 31, 2021. – PB & J Scholarship

JUNE

The Heartland Lions Club has scholarships available to seniors who are residents of Royalton, Sharon or Tunbridge.  The scholarship is based on need, scholarship, citizenship & community service, and extracurricular activities.  Deadline is June 2, 2021. – 2021 Heartland Lions Scholarship Application


The Shaun Pickett Award 
is for seniors involved in the arts throughout their high school career.  Please read the instructions and submit a complete list of ALL art related activities including, but not limited to, Drama Shows, Festivals, classes & projects to the Guidance Office via email to ivansteamburg@wrvsu.org Deadline is June 3, 2021. – 2021 Shaun Pickett Scholarship


Charles W. Welch Leadership Award 
is given to one senior who demonstrates the personal qualities routinely exhibited by Mr. Welch of commitment to family and all undertakings, a positive attitude, unwavering personal ethics and leadership by example and accomplishment.  Students should submit their applications to the Guidance Office via email to ivansteamburg@wrvsu.org Deadline is June 4, 2021. – 2021 Charles W Welch Leadership Award

The Red Sox Foundation rewards graduating high school seniors across New England who are making a meaningful impact through service in their local communities by awarding them a $1,000 college scholarship. We are beyond excited to bring this initiative back after the challenging year we faced with the COVID-19 pandemic. We know that students all over the country had a difficult year academically, socially and civically. Though there were many obstacles, we also know that many young people maintained their commitment to giving back. We want to recognize and reward those high school seniors who stepped up to serve their community to be a source of positivity during this unprecedented year.

Now through Friday, June 25, we will be accepting Red Sox Service Scholarship applications from graduating high school seniors who will be attending a 2- or 4-year institution in the fall of 2021. We will award 100 applicants with a $1,000 post-secondary scholarship, with winners being notified by Monday, July 12. Scholarship recipients will also be given the opportunity to attend the Red Sox v. Blue Jays game on Wednesday, July 28 to be recognized during a pre-game, on-field ceremony!

Please share this with your school community and let students know they can go to www.redsoxfoundation.org/servicescholarships to apply!