Our Opportunities

Welcome to the VCU Scholarship Portal!

Once you have enrolled at VCU, we invite you to apply through the portal for applicable scholarship opportunities.

For the most accurate list of opportunities you may be eligible for, enrolled students should complete the general application (start with the ‘Sign In’ button at the top right) and review your ‘Recommended Opportunities’ page.* You may also search and view all available opportunities without completing a general application using the ‘Show Filters’ button at the top right. To search for opportunities using keywords or other descriptors, click the “Show Filters” button, type the keyword into the text box, and then click the “Filter Opportunities” button.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Outstanding Painting + Printmaking Junior
Awarded each spring to an outstanding junior in the Painting + Printmaking department. No application necessary. Recipient based on faculty...
Awarded each spring to an outstanding junior in the Painting +...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
DeadlineEnded
Varies Outstanding Painting + Printmaking Senior
Awarded each spring to an outstanding senior in the Painting + Printmaking department. No application necessary. Recipient based on faculty...
Awarded each spring to an outstanding senior in the Painting +...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
DeadlineEnded
Varies Outstanding Painting + Printmaking Sophomore
Awarded each spring to an outstanding sophomore in the Painting + Printmaking department. No application necessary. Recipient based on faculty...
Awarded each spring to an outstanding sophomore in the Painting +...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
DeadlineEnded
Varies Akira Ouchi Graphic Design Scholarship
The Akira Ouchi Graphic Design Scholarship was established in 2008 by Mrs. Michi Ouchi. The scholarship honors the memory of her husband, Akira...
The Akira Ouchi Graphic Design Scholarship was established in 2008 by...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies Alice T. and William H. Goodwin, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies Barton B. Cregger Scholarship Fund
The Barton B. Cregger Scholarship was established in 2007 by Mr. Cregger’s family and friends. The scholarship honors the memory of Mr. Cregger,...
The Barton B. Cregger Scholarship was established in 2007 by Mr....
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies Betty Kathryn McKay Memorial Scholarship
The Betty Kathryn McKay Memorial Scholarship was established by William O. Turner, Jr. The scholarship supports meritorious students in the...
The Betty Kathryn McKay Memorial Scholarship was established by William...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
$6,500.00 Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals, Inc. Scholarship
The Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals Scholarship was established in 2006 by Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals. The scholarship is awarded annually to...
The Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals Scholarship was established in 2006...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $6,500.00
Deadline04/08/2020
$500.00 Carl Linwood Burlock Scholarship Fund in Electrical Engineering
The Carl Linwood Burlock Scholarship in Electrical Engineering was established in 1998 by Irene H. Burlock and Joseph J. Holicky III. The fund...
The Carl Linwood Burlock Scholarship in Electrical Engineering was...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies Charles Thomas Woods Merit Scholarship in Interior Design
Awarded to a 2nd year graduate student who has passed candidacy review with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Recipient to be selected based on merit and the...
Awarded to a 2nd year graduate student who has passed candidacy review...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
$1,500.00 College of Engineering Merit Scholarship (Nathan)
The School of Engineering Merit Scholarship was established in 1999. The School of Engineering Merit Scholarship is awarded to a meritorious,...
The School of Engineering Merit Scholarship was established in 1999. The...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies Commonwealth Architects Scholarship
Eligible students must be a current full-time undergraduate Senior or graduate student majoring in Interior Design. The scholarship recipient must...
Eligible students must be a current full-time undergraduate Senior or...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
$4,800.00 Creative Daring Scholarship in Design
The Creative Daring Scholarship was established in 2020 to provide scholarship support for students in the Graphic Design, Interior Design and...
The Creative Daring Scholarship was established in 2020 to provide...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $4,800.00
Deadline04/08/2020
$7,000.00 Dennis and Hahn Hellenguard Scholarship
The School of Engineering awards the Hellenguard scholarship to meritorious undergraduate, full-time or part-time student majoring in engineering,...
The School of Engineering awards the Hellenguard scholarship to...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $7,000.00
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies Engineering School Initiatives of the Bersoff Scholarship Funds
The School of Engineering Initiatives of the Bersoff Scholarship supports meritorious students enrolled in the Chemical and Life Science...
The School of Engineering Initiatives of the Bersoff Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
$15,000.00 Entrepreneurial Scholarship in Chemical Engineering
The Entrepreneurial Scholarship in Chemical Engineering was established by an anonymous donor to provide scholarship support for chemical...
The Entrepreneurial Scholarship in Chemical Engineering was established...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $15,000.00
Deadline04/08/2020
$10,000.00 Eugene P Trani Leadership Scholarship
Award can follow a student into and through graduate school. From the gift agreement: “The major objective is to identify and assist in the...
Award can follow a student into and through graduate school. From the...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $10,000.00
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies George and Nancy Woltz Endowed Scholarship
George and Nancy Woltz, both graduates of VCUarts, established this scholarship to support students in the School of the Arts. The George and Nancy...
George and Nancy Woltz, both graduates of VCUarts, established this...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies Hamilton-Field Scholarship in Interior Design
The Hamilton-Field Interior Design Scholarship was established by students, friends, and family of Professors Dorothy Hamilton and Jerry Field. The...
The Hamilton-Field Interior Design Scholarship was established by...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies Han Schroeder Scholarship in Interior Design
The Han Schroeder Scholarship was established in 2013 by Camp-Younts Foundation. The scholarship honors Ms. Schroeder, an architect, interior...
The Han Schroeder Scholarship was established in 2013 by Camp-Younts...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
$2,500.00 Jamie Knight Scholarship Fund in the College of Engineering
The Jamie Knight Scholarship was established in 1998 by the Reverend and Mrs. David Knight. The scholarship honors the memory of their son, Jamie....
The Jamie Knight Scholarship was established in 1998 by the Reverend and...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline04/08/2020
2,000 John Roos Memorial Scholarship in the School of the Arts
The John Roos Memorial Scholarship was established in 1989 by Mr. and Mrs. Frederick A. Roos. The fund honors the memory of their son, John Roos, a...
The John Roos Memorial Scholarship was established in 1989 by Mr. and...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: 2,000
Deadline04/08/2020
$2,500.00 Joseph C. Farrell Merit Scholarship in Engineering
The Joseph C. Farrell Merit Scholarship was established in 2000 by Joseph C. Farrell. The School of Engineering awards the Farrell Merit...
The Joseph C. Farrell Merit Scholarship was established in 2000 by...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline04/08/2020
$2,000.00 Julia M. and Nicholas E. Cain Scholarship
The Julia M. and Nicholas E. Cain Scholarship was established by Julia and Nicholas Cain. The scholarship supports deserving Chemical Engineering...
The Julia M. and Nicholas E. Cain Scholarship was established by Julia...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/08/2020
$500.00 Louis T. Rader Scholarship
The Louis T. Rader Scholarship was established in 2002 by Mr. Rader. The School of Engineering awards the Radar Scholarship to meritorious students...
The Louis T. Rader Scholarship was established in 2002 by Mr. Rader. The...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/08/2020
$6,000.00 Miles Circo Merit Scholarship in Engineering
The Miles Circo Merit Scholarship was established in 2000 by Richard L. and Sherry A. Sharp in honor of their friend Miles Circo. Mr. Sharp is a...
The Miles Circo Merit Scholarship was established in 2000 by Richard L....
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $6,000.00
Deadline04/08/2020
$1,500.00 Richard E. and Ann C. Posey Scholarship Fund in Engineering
The Richard R. and Ann C. Posey Merit Scholarship was established in 2000 by Richard and Ann Posey. Mr. Posey is a founding member of the School of...
The Richard R. and Ann C. Posey Merit Scholarship was established in...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies Robert F. Hester Scholarship in Interior Design
The Robert F. Hester Scholarship was established by Robert Hester, retired Associate Dean and former Chair of Interior Design for the School of the...
The Robert F. Hester Scholarship was established by Robert Hester,...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies Roger Baugh Scholarship in Interior Design
The Roger Baugh Interior Design Scholarship was established in 1983 by Raymond Kassar. The fund honors Roger D. Baugh (BFA ’69). The Baugh...
The Roger Baugh Interior Design Scholarship was established in 1983 by...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/08/2020
$2,000.00 VCUarts Dean’s Scholarship in Interior Design
Any undergraduate arts student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 in their major and minimum 3.0 overall GPA, who shows exemplary focus and...
Any undergraduate arts student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 in...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/08/2020
Variable, normally $8,000 Wright Engineering Access Scholarship
VCU Engineering’s flagship scholarship program gives need- and merit-based awards to a wide range of students, including nontraditional students...
VCU Engineering’s flagship scholarship program gives need- and...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2020
  • Award: Variable, normally $8,000
Deadline04/08/2020
Varies Craig Sirles MA in English Scholarship
The Craig Sirles MA in English Scholarship will be awarded annually to a first year graduate student engaged in literary study who is earning their...
The Craig Sirles MA in English Scholarship will be awarded annually to a...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies U. and M. Smedley Family Merit Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Audrey Y. Smedley, Ph.D., in honor of her parents, the purpose of this scholarship is to encourage serious study and...
Established in 2001 by Audrey Y. Smedley, Ph.D., in honor of her...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies David F. Ingraham Scholarship
The Richmond Chromatography Discussion Group established the David F. Ingraham Scholarship with gifts in 1995. The fund honors the memory of David...
The Richmond Chromatography Discussion Group established the David F....
  • Deadline: 04/13/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/13/2020
Varies Richard Carlyon Student Research Fund for Independent Study, Communication Arts
The Richard Carlyon Student Research Fund for Independent Study was established in honor of Richard Carlyon, who taught at VCU’s School of the Arts...
The Richard Carlyon Student Research Fund for Independent Study was...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/15/2020
$2,000.00 VCUarts Dean’s Scholarship in Photography + Film
Any undergraduate arts student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 in their major and minimum 3.0 overall GPA, who shows exemplary focus and...
Any undergraduate arts student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 in...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline04/15/2020
Varies William R. Gaines Endowment Fund, Photography + Film
The William R. Gaines Scholarship fund is awarded to students rotating between the following School of the Arts departments: Kinetic Imaging,...
The William R. Gaines Scholarship fund is awarded to students rotating...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/15/2020
Varies Blake Huff Award
Recipient must be a Sculpture major. This award is given annually to one undergraduate student of integrity and honesty who demonstrates...
Recipient must be a Sculpture major. This award is given annually to...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Charles C. Renick Scholarship in Sculpture
The Charles C. Renick Scholarship in Sculpture was established to honor Mr. Renick on the occasion of his retirement in June of 1985, after 32...
The Charles C. Renick Scholarship in Sculpture was established to honor...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Dangerous Artist Award in Sculpture
Awarded each spring to an outstanding student in the Sculpture + Extended Media department. Recipient selected from Sculpture applicants who...
Awarded each spring to an outstanding student in the Sculpture +...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Faculty Achievement Award in Sculpture
Awarded each spring to an outstanding student in the Sculpture + Extended Media department. Recipient selected from Sculpture applicants who...
Awarded each spring to an outstanding student in the Sculpture +...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Gerald Donato Endowed Scholarship in Sculpture + Extended Media
The Gerald Donato Scholarship was established in 2016 by Joan Gaustad in memory of her husband, Gerald Donato, who taught at VCUarts for many...
The Gerald Donato Scholarship was established in 2016 by Joan Gaustad in...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Harold North Award in Sculpture
Awarded each spring to an outstanding student in the Sculpture + Extended Media department. Recipient selected from Sculpture applicants who...
Awarded each spring to an outstanding student in the Sculpture +...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Jose Puig Memorial Scholarship in the School of the Arts
The Jose Puig Memorial Scholarship endowment fund was established more than 20 years ago by family and friends of Mr. Jose Puig in his memory. The...
The Jose Puig Memorial Scholarship endowment fund was established more...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Paul F. Miller Graduate Scholarship in Sculpture
The Paul F. Miller Graduate Scholarship in Sculpture was established in 2014 by Nancy Miller. The fund honors Mr. Miller, graduate of the Richmond...
The Paul F. Miller Graduate Scholarship in Sculpture was established in...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Toni Eddleton Memorial Scholarship in Sculpture + Extended Media
The Toni Eddleton Memorial Scholarship in Sculpture was established in 2014 by Stacy Eddleton to provide scholarship support for students in the...
The Toni Eddleton Memorial Scholarship in Sculpture was established in...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Truth and Beauty Award in Sculpture
Awarded each spring to an outstanding student in the Sculpture + Extended Media department. Recipient selected from Sculpture applicants who...
Awarded each spring to an outstanding student in the Sculpture +...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Tyler Binsted Endowed Scholarship in Sculpture + Extended Media
The Tyler Binsted Scholarship in Sculpture + Extended Media was established by the VCU School of Arts’ Pollak Society in memory of Tyler Binsted,...
The Tyler Binsted Scholarship in Sculpture + Extended Media was...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Altria Honors Scholarship in Chemistry
The Altria Honors Scholarship in Chemistry was established in 2000. The Chemistry scholarship is awarded to meritorious students in the VCU Honors...
The Altria Honors Scholarship in Chemistry was established in 2000. The...
  • Deadline: 04/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/28/2020
Varies Altria Honors Scholarship in Physics
The Altria Honors Scholarship in Physics was established in 2000. The Physics scholarship is awarded to meritorious students in the VCU Honors...
The Altria Honors Scholarship in Physics was established in 2000. The...
  • Deadline: 04/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/28/2020