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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$5,000.00 David Robert McLellan Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for students in the VCUarts Department of Photography and Film. Preference will be given to students who are...
To provide scholarship support for students in the VCUarts Department of...
  • Deadline: 12/04/2020
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline12/04/2020
Varies Edward E. Willey Graduate Award for Excellence
This honors the late state Senator and School of Pharmacy alumnus Edward E. Willey. The award is made to graduate students who demonstrate strong...
This honors the late state Senator and School of Pharmacy alumnus Edward...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Elizabeth Roderick Scholarship in Public Administration 
Established by Elizabeth Roderick (MPA ’18) to support a graduate student in public administration with career aspirations or intentions to serve...
Established by Elizabeth Roderick (MPA ’18) to support a graduate...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Eric W. Witzig Scholarship in Criminal Justice
Established by Mr. Eric W. Witzig (M.S. in Criminal Justice ’95) to support an undergraduate student in criminal justice. Mr. Witzig was in law...
Established by Mr. Eric W. Witzig (M.S. in Criminal Justice ’95) to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Eva S. Hardy Scholarship in Public Administration
Established by Eva S. Hardy in 2007, this is awarded to a meritorious student who is, preferably, a representative of an underserved population....
Established by Eva S. Hardy in 2007, this is awarded to a meritorious...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Excellence in VA Government Awards Scholarship
The Excellence in Virginia Government Awards (EVGA) scholarships honor the previous year’s EVGA Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The...
The Excellence in Virginia Government Awards (EVGA) scholarships honor...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Jacobson Family Planning Scholarship
Established by Tom and Andi Jacobson to support a MURP student with an interest in comprehensive, land use, or environmental planning and...
Established by Tom and Andi Jacobson to support a MURP student with an...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies James Hooker Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by the friends and colleagues of the late James Hooker, a former policeman and professor of Criminal Justice who...
This scholarship was established by the friends and colleagues of the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Jeffrey S. Cribbs, Sr. Endowed Scholarship in Philanthropy
Established by the Richmond Memorial Health Foundation to commemorate Mr. Cribbs’s first ten years of service to the organization, Mr. Cribbs is...
Established by the Richmond Memorial Health Foundation to commemorate...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies John J. Accordino Scholarship
This scholarship was founded in 2018 by Dr. Accordino’s family to honor his decades of service as faculty member, scholar, and dean as well as his...
This scholarship was founded in 2018 by Dr. Accordino’s family to honor...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies John Marlles Scholarship
Established in 2008 with a gift by the family and friends of John Marlles, this merit-based award is given to a MURP student. John Marlles (MURP...
Established in 2008 with a gift by the family and friends of John...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Karen Lynn Becker Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2016 through gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Frederick L. Becker in memory of their daughter and Wilder School alumna,...
This scholarship was established in 2016 through gifts from Mr. and Mrs....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Kohlbeck Memorial Scholarship for Service & Excellence
Established by Thomas J. Kohlbeck (B.S. in Justice ’08, B.A. in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness ’08) in memory of his grandfather,...
Established by Thomas J. Kohlbeck (B.S. in Justice ’08, B.A. in Homeland...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies L. Douglas Wilder Merit Scholarship Endowment
This merit-based scholarships grew out of proceeds from two events honoring L. Douglas Wilder, the nation’s first elected African-American...
This merit-based scholarships grew out of proceeds from two events...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Leigh E. Grosenick Scholarship
Established in 2001in memory of the school’s first director of public administration, this scholarship honors the legacy of Dr. Leigh E. Grosenick...
Established in 2001in memory of the school’s first director of public...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Robert D. Holsworth Graduate Student Enrichment Fund
Established in 2020 by Robert D. Holsworth, Ph.D., the founding director the VCU Center for Public Policy and Wilder School. Dr. Holsworth also...
Established in 2020 by Robert D. Holsworth, Ph.D., the founding director...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Schulz-Porter Endowed Scholarship
Established with a pledged gift from Benjamin D. Porter (B.S. in Urban Studies ’76), this scholarship will support the Urban and Regional...
Established with a pledged gift from Benjamin D. Porter (B.S. in Urban...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Thomas C. and Cathleen C. Burke Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2018 by Thomas C. Burke, Jr. (B.S. in Elementary Education ‘79, MPA ’95) and Cathleen C. Burke to support a...
This scholarship was established in 2018 by Thomas C. Burke, Jr. (B.S....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Tillett Scholarship in Government and Public Affairs
Established by the Hon. Ronald L. Tillett ‘79, a former Virginia Secretary of Finance from 1996 to 2001 who later became director of Morgan Keegan...
Established by the Hon. Ronald L. Tillett ‘79, a former Virginia...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies VCPA T. Edward Temple Endowed Scholarship in Urban and Regional Planning
Named for former VCU President, first Director of the Division of State Planning, and Hopewell City Manager T. Edward Temple, who passed in 1977....
Named for former VCU President, first Director of the Division of State...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies VLGMA-T. Edward Temple Scholarship in Public Administration
Created in 1984 by the International City Management Association (later renamed the Virginia Local Government Management Association) to award...
Created in 1984 by the International City Management Association (later...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Adelante Scholarship: Sirviendo la Comunidad Hispana
Created in 2012 by the VCU School of Social Work for full-or part-time upper-level B.S.W. or M.S.W student to help fulfill the need for more...
Created in 2012 by the VCU School of Social Work for full-or part-time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Anne Fischer Scholarship Fund in the School of Social Work
Established through a gift from Anne Fischer (M.S.W. ’47), a former caseworker with a long history of social work practice in the Richmond area for...
Established through a gift from Anne Fischer (M.S.W. ’47), a former...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Campbell Merit Scholarship in Social Work
Established in 2000, The Campbell Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious, full-time freshmen in the School of Social Work. The...
Established in 2000, The Campbell Merit Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Cesare and Ida Sclarandis Fund
This scholarship, for full- or part-time B.S.W. and M.S.W. students, was established in 2007 to support the Community Service Alliance initiative...
This scholarship, for full- or part-time B.S.W. and M.S.W. students, was...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. David P. Beverly Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 2013 to help VCU School of Social Work students focusing on community action and organization. Beverly was deeply committed to the...
Established in 2013 to help VCU School of Social Work students focusing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Grace E. Harris Merit Scholarship
Established in 2000, The Dr. Grace E. Harris Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious, full-time freshmen in the School of Social Work. The...
Established in 2000, The Dr. Grace E. Harris Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Emmett W. Cocke, Jr. Scholarship
Established in 2000, The Emmett W. Cocke, Jr., Scholarship awards to full-time graduate students who have completed at least one semester committed...
Established in 2000, The Emmett W. Cocke, Jr., Scholarship awards to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Fostering Success Scholarship
Established in 2014, The Fostering Success Scholarship provides tuition support for full- or part-time Bachelor of Social Work (upper-level) or...
Established in 2014, The Fostering Success Scholarship provides tuition...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Frank and Patricia Baskind Gift-Giving Scholarship for Students with Special Needs
Established in 2010, The Frank and Patricia Baskind Gift-Giving Scholarship for Students with Special Needs awarded to part- and full-time B.S.W.,...
Established in 2010, The Frank and Patricia Baskind Gift-Giving...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Gaye Shinall Jones Merit Scholarship in Social Work
Established in 2000, The Gaye Shinall Jones Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious full-time freshmen in the School of Social Work....
Established in 2000, The Gaye Shinall Jones Merit Scholarship is awarded...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Hatcher Merit Scholarship in Social Work
The Hatcher Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious full-time freshmen in the School of Social Work. The scholarship is renewable for...
The Hatcher Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Hurtado Family Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2009, The Hurtado Family Endowed Scholarship supports students who demonstrate potential success and leadership in the profession....
Established in 2009, The Hurtado Family Endowed Scholarship supports...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Joanne Kerbs Caramanica Scholarship
Established in 2017 The Joanne Kerbs Caramanica Scholarship supports M.S.W students who are specifically studying micro/clinical social work with a...
Established in 2017 The Joanne Kerbs Caramanica Scholarship supports...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Katharine McCardell Webb Merit Scholarship Fund
The Katharine McCardell Webb Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious full-time freshmen in the School of Social Work. The scholarship...
The Katharine McCardell Webb Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Kimberly K. Giancaspro Scholarship
Established in 2016, The Kimberly Giancaspro Scholarship supports M.S.W. students pursuing a career with a focus on mental health and advocacy and...
Established in 2016, The Kimberly Giancaspro Scholarship supports M.S.W....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Kym Franklin Scholarship in Theater
Established in 1999, the Kym Franklin Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Kym Franklin, a 1991 magna cum laude graduate of the Theatre...
Established in 1999, the Kym Franklin Memorial Scholarship honors the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Martin S. Schwartz Scholarship
The Martin Schwartz Scholarship is awarded to part-time Master of Social Work students with a demonstrated interest in clinical social work practice.
The Martin Schwartz Scholarship is awarded to part-time Master of Social...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Mel C. Whipple Scholarship
The Mel Whipple Scholarship is awarded to Masters of Social Work students who possess an understanding of African-American culture and who have an...
The Mel Whipple Scholarship is awarded to Masters of Social Work...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Pamela B. Nystrom Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 2003, The Pamela B. Nystrom Memorial Scholarship Fund supports full- or part-time, upper-level B.S.W. students with demonstrated...
Established in 2003, The Pamela B. Nystrom Memorial Scholarship Fund...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Rachel Wilkerson Memorial Scholarship
The Rachel Wilkerson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full- or part-time M.S.W. students who have completed at least one semester of the program,...
The Rachel Wilkerson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full- or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Rick and Brenda Faulkner Scholarship
The Rick and Brenda Faulkner Scholarship supports full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career related to criminal...
The Rick and Brenda Faulkner Scholarship supports full- and part-time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Rita Schleuter Memorial Scholarship in Social Work
The Rita Schleuter Memorial Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious, full-time freshmen with a demonstrated knowledge of the African...
The Rita Schleuter Memorial Scholarship is awarded to incoming,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Robin M. McKinney Dissertation Honor Fund Endowment
The School of Social Work Dissertation Honor Fund was renamed in memory of Robin Michele McKinney, a doctoral candidate who passed away...
The School of Social Work Dissertation Honor Fund was renamed in memory...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Social Work Administration, Planning, and Policy Practice Scholarship Fund
Established in 2004, The School of Social Work Administration, Planning and Policy Practice Scholarship is awarded to MSW SWAPPP specialization...
Established in 2004, The School of Social Work Administration, Planning...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Theatre VCU Alumni Scholarship
The Theatre VCU Alumni Scholarship was established to assist students in the Theatre Department. The scholarship is awarded to outstanding theatre...
The Theatre VCU Alumni Scholarship was established to assist students in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Thomas Carlton Memorial Fund
The Thomas Carlton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full- or part-time Masters of Social Work students who have completed at least one semester...
The Thomas Carlton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full- or part-time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Virginia Council on Social Welfare Scholarship
The Virginia Council on Social Welfare (VCSW) Scholarship is awarded to full-time upper-level B.S.W. students who are Virginia residents, have a...
The Virginia Council on Social Welfare (VCSW) Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Social Workers in Aging
The Hearst Scholarship promotes and encourages social work practice with specialization in the area of aging and supports full- and part-time...
The Hearst Scholarship promotes and encourages social work practice with...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Student Professional Development and Travel Fund in Forensic Science
The Graduate Student Professional Development Scholarship in Forensic Science will be awarded to an outstanding second year graduate student in the...
The Graduate Student Professional Development Scholarship in Forensic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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