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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Dabney and Joseph Cortina Scholarship
The Dabney and Joseph Cortina Scholarship will be awarded to rising undergraduate juniors or seniors pursuing a degree within the VCU Robertson...
The Dabney and Joseph Cortina Scholarship will be awarded to rising...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences Doctoral Scholarship
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences Doctoral Scholarship provides a limited number of tuition awards to deserving Ph.D. students....
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences Doctoral Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies John Patrick Dooley Open Minds Scholarship
The John Patrick Dooley Open Minds Scholarship is awarded to former residents of the Richmond City Justice Center who are successfully admitted to...
The John Patrick Dooley Open Minds Scholarship is awarded to former...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies The Arthur J. Seidenberg Scholarship
Available to seniors or post-baccalaureates. The recipient must matriculate into any U.S. Medical/Osteopathic school during the fall semester in...
Available to seniors or post-baccalaureates. The recipient must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Baldacci Student Experiential Learning Endowed Fund
The Baldacci Student Experiential Learning Endowed Fund grants academically promising, and hardworking students of diverse areas of study and...
The Baldacci Student Experiential Learning Endowed Fund grants...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Dr. Paul B. Ferrara Scholarship in Forensic Science
Dr. Paul Benjamin Ferrara (1942-2011) served as the director of the Virginia Department of Forensic Science and dedicated 33 years to improving...
Dr. Paul Benjamin Ferrara (1942-2011) served as the director of the...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Baldacci Political Science Endowed Scholarship
The Baldacci Political Science Scholarship will provide financial support to an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Political Science. To...
The Baldacci Political Science Scholarship will provide financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Bijan Rao Scholarship in Physics
The College and the Department of Physics established the Bijan Rao Scholarship in Physics in honor of Bijan K. Rao, Ph.D., a beloved physics...
The College and the Department of Physics established the Bijan Rao...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Charles and Leann Blem Scholarship in Biology
The Charles and Leann Blem Scholarship is awarded to a rising junior or senior who is majoring in biology with specific interest in vertebrates,...
The Charles and Leann Blem Scholarship is awarded to a rising junior or...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies David R. Brenner Scholarship
The family of David R. Brenner established the David R. Brenner Fund and Scholarship in memory of their son. This scholarship shall be awarded...
The family of David R. Brenner established the David R. Brenner Fund and...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Dean's Award for Academic Excellence
The Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence is awarded to a rising junior or senior majoring in an area of study in the College of Humanities and...
The Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence is awarded to a rising junior...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Dennis-Weathers Award
The Dennis-Weathers Award was created in honor of Dr. Rutledge M. Dennis’s parents, David and Ora Porcher-Dennis, and his godparents, Joseph and...
The Dennis-Weathers Award was created in honor of Dr. Rutledge M....
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Dr. L. Terry Oggel Scholarship
The Dr. L. Terry Oggel Scholarship shall provide scholarship funds to students in good standing pursuing a Master of Arts in English in the VCU...
The Dr. L. Terry Oggel Scholarship shall provide scholarship funds to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Dr. Teri Stockham Scholarship in Forensic Toxicology
The Dr. Teri Stockham Scholarship in Forensic Toxicology provides financial support to a graduate student pursuing a Master of Science in Forensic...
The Dr. Teri Stockham Scholarship in Forensic Toxicology provides...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Emily R. Murphy Scholarship in Forensic Science
The scholarship was established in memory of Ms. Emily Murphy, who lost her life in an automobile accident on Nov. 2, 2002. Ms. Murphy, a smart,...
The scholarship was established in memory of Ms. Emily Murphy, who lost...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Goldie S. Zimberg Scholarship
The Goldie S. Zimberg Scholarship will provide tuition assistance to a student who is starting or returning to school later in life. It will be...
The Goldie S. Zimberg Scholarship will provide tuition assistance to a...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Harkirat and Vijaylaxmi Singh Scholarship
The Harkirat and Vijaylaxmi Singh Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate science major.
The Harkirat and Vijaylaxmi Singh Scholarship will be awarded to an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Harrell-Benson Scholarship
The Harrell-Benson Scholarship will provide scholarship funding for students pursuing an undergraduate major, minor or concentration in the...
The Harrell-Benson Scholarship will provide scholarship funding for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Initiatives of the Bersoff Scholarship Funds in the College of Humanities and Sciences
Funded with gifts from Edward Bersoff, Ph.D., a former member of the VCU Board of Visitors, this scholarship is awarded to any student within the...
Funded with gifts from Edward Bersoff, Ph.D., a former member of the VCU...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Julia Halley Latane Scholarship
In memory of their aunt Julia Latane, Susan R. Daves and Kate R. Forbes established this scholarship in 1986 for degree-seeking working adults. The...
In memory of their aunt Julia Latane, Susan R. Daves and Kate R. Forbes...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Keller-Emerson Interdisciplinary Research Fund
The Keller-Emerson Interdisciplinary Research Fund shall be awarded to an undergraduate, full-time student in good academic standing in the College...
The Keller-Emerson Interdisciplinary Research Fund shall be awarded to...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Kelly Marie York Scholarship
The Kelly Marie York Scholarship was created by family and friends in memory of Kelly Marie York, who was a Biology major at VCU. This scholarship...
The Kelly Marie York Scholarship was created by family and friends in...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Kinesiology and Health Sciences Scholarship
Endowed in the spring of 1994, the Kinesiology and Health Sciences Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student majoring in Kinesiology and...
Endowed in the spring of 1994, the Kinesiology and Health Sciences...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Lewis C. Goldstein Award of Excellence
The endowment honors professor emeritus Dr. Lewis C. Goldstein. Dr. Goldstein joined the faculty of Richmond Professional Institute in 1955 and...
The endowment honors professor emeritus Dr. Lewis C. Goldstein. Dr....
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Miles F. Johnson Award of Excellence
The award was established in 2008 through a gift from Dr. Miles F. Johnson, Professor Emeritus and Former Chair of the Department of Biology. The...
The award was established in 2008 through a gift from Dr. Miles F....
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Nguyen-Ninh Partial Scholarship
Awarded to a rising junior or senior who is majoring in biology, this scholarship was established by Duc T. and Hang N. Nguyen to honor the faculty...
Awarded to a rising junior or senior who is majoring in biology, this...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Rozanne Garrett Epps Undergraduate Scholarship
Established by friends and Epps family members, this scholarship is named for Rozanne Garrett Epps, former director of evening and off-campus...
Established by friends and Epps family members, this scholarship is...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Short Pump Ruritan/Civic Foundation Scholarship
The Short Pump Ruritan/Civic Foundation Scholarship will provide an annual scholarship to a student of the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences...
The Short Pump Ruritan/Civic Foundation Scholarship will provide an...
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  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Victor Humberto Narro Scholarship
The Victor Humberto Narro Scholarship will provide scholarship support to College of Humanities and Sciences students with majors in the Department...
The Victor Humberto Narro Scholarship will provide scholarship support...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Yvonne Engleson Rodriguez Benner Scholarship
Established by family and friends in honor of Yvonne Engleson Rodriguez Benner, an active and admired member of VCU’s Board of Visitors and an...
Established by family and friends in honor of Yvonne Engleson Rodriguez...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies 21st Century Communications Scholarship
The 21st Century Communications Scholarship was created by the members of the School of Mass Communications (now the Robertson School of Media and...
The 21st Century Communications Scholarship was created by the members...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Albert T. Sneden III Scholarship in Chemistry
The Albert T. Sneden III Scholarship in chemistry was established by alumni, friends and associates of Sneden upon his retirement to honor his...
The Albert T. Sneden III Scholarship in chemistry was established by...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Alden Aaroe Memorial Scholarship
Frances Aaroe established this fund in 1994 in memory of her husband Alden Aaroe, a broadcast journalist and one of Richmond’s most popular radio...
Frances Aaroe established this fund in 1994 in memory of her husband...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Altria Graduate Assistantships in Chemistry
Altria Graduate Assistantships in Chemistry are awarded to Chemistry graduate students who have completed their cumulative exams and thesis proposal.
Altria Graduate Assistantships in Chemistry are awarded to Chemistry...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Anthropology Scholarship Fund
The Anthropology Merit Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to a rising sophomore, junior or senior with a declared major in...
The Anthropology Merit Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Balent-Young Publishing Scholarship
The Balent-Young Publishing Scholarship shall provide financial support to a rising junior studying in the VCU Department of English. Preference...
The Balent-Young Publishing Scholarship shall provide financial support...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Barbara J. Payton Scholarship
The Barbara J. Payton Scholarship will provide an annual award to a deserving undergraduate student who is from the South Hampton Roads, Virginia...
The Barbara J. Payton Scholarship will provide an annual award to a...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Dan C. Smith Scholarship
The Dan C. Smith Scholarship will be awarded annually to support a rising sophomore, junior or senior studying world spiritual traditions with a...
The Dan C. Smith Scholarship will be awarded annually to support a...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Daniel P. Jordan Scholarship In History
The Daniel P. Jordan Scholarship was established by William H. Mattox to honor the teaching, mentoring, scholarship and inspiration of Daniel...
The Daniel P. Jordan Scholarship was established by William H. Mattox to...
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  • Award: Varies
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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....
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Deborah Braffman Schroeder Research Scholarship
Established in memoriam in 1990 by the family of Deborah Braffman Schroeder, a former Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Psychology, this...
Established in memoriam in 1990 by the family of Deborah Braffman...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Distinguished Chemist Fund
The Distinguished Chemist Fund recognizes and funds undergraduate and graduate scholarships for students who demonstrate distinguished performance...
The Distinguished Chemist Fund recognizes and funds undergraduate and...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Donald J. Kiesler Memorial Research Fellowship
The Donald J. Kiesler Memorial Research Fellowship will be awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Psychology for purposes of tuition,...
The Donald J. Kiesler Memorial Research Fellowship will be awarded to a...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Dr. Christina Turner Award Endowment
The Dr. Christina Turner Writing Award was established in 2008 and commemorates the lifelong achievements of Turner in teaching. Turner was a...
The Dr. Christina Turner Writing Award was established in 2008 and...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Dr. Peter Zucker Scholarship
The Dr. Peter Zucker Scholarship shall provide one scholarship per year for one Department of Psychology graduate student who plans to or has...
The Dr. Peter Zucker Scholarship shall provide one scholarship per year...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Drs. Billy L. Stump and Raphael M. Ottenbrite Fellowship in Chemistry
This scholarship was established to honor the teaching, scholarship and mentoring of Billy Stump, Ph.D., (posthumous) and Raphael Ottenbrite,...
This scholarship was established to honor the teaching, scholarship and...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies E. Allan Brown Scholarship
To honor E. Allan Brown, department chair from 1951-70, friends established this scholarship bearing his name. The scholarship is awarded to a...
To honor E. Allan Brown, department chair from 1951-70, friends...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Ed and Jo Pritchett Scholarship
The Ed and Jo Pritchett Scholarship will annually award a full-time student with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher majoring in print,...
The Ed and Jo Pritchett Scholarship will annually award a full-time...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Elizabeth A. Fries Scholarship in Psychology
Dr. Elizabeth A. Fries (1963-2005) was a VCU associate professor of psychology, co-director of cancer control at the VCU Massey Cancer Center and a...
Dr. Elizabeth A. Fries (1963-2005) was a VCU associate professor of...
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