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    Virginia Foundation for Community College Education Scholarships

    The mission of the VFCCE is to provide access to education for all Virginians. Through the statewide scholarship program, students have the opportunity to apply for scholarships ranging from $500 to $10,000. The VFCCE recognizes outstanding students of all ages and backgrounds.  Statewide scholarship programs are outlined below. Additional scholarship opportunities are offered through Virginia’s 23 community colleges.


    Current Scholarships

    NEW! Potomac Health Foundation Fellows Program

    The Potomac Health Foundation Fellows Program provides financial assistance and a unique leadership curriculum to second-year students who  have demonstrated ability and commitment to the health science profession. Applicants must attend Germanna or Northern Virginia Community College full-time and reside in the following zip codes: 20112, 22025, 22026, 22079, 22125, 22134, 22172, 22191, 22192, 22193, 22554, and 22556. Ten students will be selected.
    FIND OUT MORE AND APPLY NOW!

    Valley Proteins Fellows Program

    For the fourth year, extraordinary second-year students attending a Virginia Community College will be selected for the Valley Proteins Fellows Program. This prestigious scholarship will award up to $5,000 for tuition, books, fees and expenses. In addition to the generous award, the Fellows Program will provide recipients with the opportunity to share in special experiences to enhance their academic and leadership potential.
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    The Honorable Gerald Baliles Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

    Two scholarships of $2550 will be awarded to first-time college students at Patrick Henry Community College to recognize Governor Gerald Baliles’ many contributions to the improvement of education for all Virginians.
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    Kathy Camper Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

    One scholarship of $2,500 will be awarded to a first-time or second year student pursuing a career in information technology or childhood education.
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    The John T. Casteen III Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

    One scholarship of $3,000 will be awarded to a full-time community college student attending any Virginia Community College who plans to transfer to the University of Virginia.
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    The Eva T. Hardy Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

    Two scholarships will be awarded to community college students who demonstrate potential for public service and civic leadership. Two scholarships of $4,300 (tuition, fees and books) will be awarded.
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    NEW! Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Scholarship

    Established by the Central VA Chapter of IREM to assist students pursuing studies in real estate or property management, one scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to students attending a college in Central Virginia: Blue Ridge, Central Virginia, Dabney S. Lancaster, Danville, Germanna, J. Sargeant Reynolds, John Tyler, Lord Fairfax, New River, Patrick Henry, Paul D. Camp, Piedmont Virginia, Rappahannock, Southside Virginia, Virginia Highlands, Virginia Western and Wytheville.
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    NEW! Michael A. Smith Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

    Created with a generous leadership gift from Valley Proteins, Inc. along with numerous friends, family, business associates and students to honor Michael Smith, former chairman of the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE). One scholarship of $3,500 will be awarded.
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    The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education is grateful to our friends and donors who are helping our students attend college and achieve their dreams. Thank you!

    For more information, contact:
    The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education
    101 North 14th Street, 15th Floor
    Richmond, VA 23219

    Dr. Jennifer Sager Gentry
    Executive Director
    jgentry@vccs.edu
    804-819-4962

    Anne McCaffrey
    Director of Development and Scholarships
    amccaffrey@vccs.edu
    804-819-5396