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Opportunities Table
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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
Ended
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
Ended
Varies James N. Boyd Merit Scholarship
The endowment fund was created through a gift from Mr. James Boyd, MS ’78. This scholarship is awarded to a meritorious incoming, full-time...
The endowment fund was created through a gift from Mr. James Boyd, MS...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
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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...
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Varies A. Clinton & Lottie T. Cook Merit Scholarship
The A. Clinton and Lottie T. Cook Merit Scholarship was established by Dr. Charlotte C. Morse in honor of her parents. This is a merit-based...
The A. Clinton and Lottie T. Cook Merit Scholarship was established by...
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Varies Alan Vance Briceland Scholarship
The Alan Vance Briceland Scholarship was established by Alan Briceland, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history. The scholarship will be awarded to a...
The Alan Vance Briceland Scholarship was established by Alan Briceland,...
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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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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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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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Varies Anne Powell Satterfield Merit Scholarship
The Anne Powell Satterfield Merit Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to an incoming, full-time freshman planning to major in one of...
The Anne Powell Satterfield Merit Scholarship is a merit-based...
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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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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...
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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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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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Varies Barbara R. Souders Merit Scholarship
The Scholarship was established through a pledge from Barbara Souders in April of 2000. Ms. Souders, a double alumna of VCU, received her Bachelor...
The Scholarship was established through a pledge from Barbara Souders in...
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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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Varies Bryan DeVasher Memorial Scholarship
The Bryan DeVasher Memorial Scholarship Fund is named for the longtime journalist and inspiring journalism educator who passed away on Oct. 30,...
The Bryan DeVasher Memorial Scholarship Fund is named for the longtime...
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Varies Carole M. Weinstein Scholarship for MFA and Creative Writing Programs
The Carole M. Weinstein Scholarship Fund for MFA and Creative Writing Programs will be awarded in support of fellowships for MFA Creative Writing...
The Carole M. Weinstein Scholarship Fund for MFA and Creative Writing...
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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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Varies Chris Payne Scholarship
The Chris Payne Scholarship will provide financial support to a rising junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0, studying in the broadcast...
The Chris Payne Scholarship will provide financial support to a rising...
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Varies Claudia Emerson Scholarship Fund
The Claudia Emerson Scholarship Fund is awarded to students in the poetry or creative nonfiction program in the Department of English within the...
The Claudia Emerson Scholarship Fund is awarded to students in the...
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Varies College of Humanities and Sciences Alumni Merit Scholarship
The College of Humanities and Sciences Alumni Merit Scholarship will be awarded to an incoming, full-time freshman or transfer student planning to...
The College of Humanities and Sciences Alumni Merit Scholarship will be...
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Varies Corazzini Award in Group Process Research
The scholarship was established jointly by the Department of Psychology and University Counseling Services to honor John (Jack) Corazzini, Ph.D.,...
The scholarship was established jointly by the Department of Psychology...
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Varies Craig Kennedy Scholarships in History
This scholarship was established by Craig Kennedy, husband of the late Susan Estabrook Kennedy, Ph.D. Two scholarships are awarded annually....
This scholarship was established by Craig Kennedy, husband of the late...
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Varies Craig Sirles MA in English Scholarship
The Craig Sirles MA in English Scholarship will be awarded annually to an incoming first year graduate student engaged in literary study who is...
The Craig Sirles MA in English Scholarship will be awarded annually to...
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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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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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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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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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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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Varies David W. and Patricia T. Kirkpatrick Scholarship
David W. and Patricia T. Kirkpatrick Scholarship will provide a need-based scholarship to a student/students in good academic standing who have a...
David W. and Patricia T. Kirkpatrick Scholarship will provide a...
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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...
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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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Varies Department of Chemistry Merit Scholarship
The Department of Chemistry Merit Scholarship will be awarded to an incoming, full-time freshman planning to major in Chemistry. The scholarship...
The Department of Chemistry Merit Scholarship will be awarded to an...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Department of Foreign Languages Merit Scholarship
The Department of Foreign Languages Merit Scholarship will be awarded to an incoming, full-time freshman planning to major in Foreign Languages....
The Department of Foreign Languages Merit Scholarship will be awarded to...
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Varies Department of History Merit Scholarship
The Department of History Merit Scholarship will be awarded to an incoming, full-time freshman or transfer student planning to major in History....
The Department of History Merit Scholarship will be awarded to an...
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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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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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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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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...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Varies Evelyn E. Gunst Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in 1998 in honor of Evelyn E. Gunst, this scholarship is awarded to a master’s-level graduate student in the...
Established by an anonymous donor in 1998 in honor of Evelyn E. Gunst,...
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