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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Sociology Merit Scholarship
The Sociology Merit Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded annually to a rising sophomore, junior or senior with a declared major in...
The Sociology Merit Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/30/2019
Varies Sociology Public Engagement and Personal Needs Scholarship
This scholarship will provide financial support to students with a major in the Department of Sociology who are in good academic standing with...
This scholarship will provide financial support to students with a major...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/30/2019
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...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies James T. Moore Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship was established in 2008 by faculty and faculty emeriti of the Department of History, the College of Humanities and Sciences and...
This scholarship was established in 2008 by faculty and faculty emeriti...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Meadows L. Phillips & Thomas H. Weatherford Veterans Scholarship
The Meadows L. Phillips and Thomas H. Weatherford Veterans Scholarship was established in 2005 through a memorial gift from Mr. and Mrs. David...
The Meadows L. Phillips and Thomas H. Weatherford Veterans Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Susan Estabrook Kennedy Memorial Scholarship
The College established the Susan Estabrook Kennedy Memorial Scholarship in honor of Susan E. Kennedy, Ph.D., who is remembered as a ‘woman of...
The College established the Susan Estabrook Kennedy Memorial Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Thelma Sara Biddle Scholarship
Established in memory of Thelma Sara Biddle, Ph.D., who taught in Richmond area public schools and then in the department for two decades before...
Established in memory of Thelma Sara Biddle, Ph.D., who taught in...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies William E. Blake, Jr. Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship honors William E. Blake, Ph.D., who taught in the department for 25 years before being named professor emeritus upon his...
This scholarship honors William E. Blake, Ph.D., who taught in the...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
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,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Judy VanSlyke Turk Endowed Scholarship
The Judy VanSlyke Turk Scholarship was established with gifts from colleagues and friends in honor of Dr. Turk’s service as director of the School...
The Judy VanSlyke Turk Scholarship was established with gifts from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Penelope Warren Briceland Scholarship
The Penelope Warren Briceland Scholarship is established in her memory by her husband, Alan Briceland, Ph.D. For over 20 years, Penelope Briceland...
The Penelope Warren Briceland Scholarship is established in her memory...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Scholarship for Womens Studies International Experiences
Established by an anonymous donor, this scholarship provides funding for a deserving student to participate in gender, sexuality, and women’s...
Established by an anonymous donor, this scholarship provides funding for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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
Ended
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 Kathleen and Holton List Merit Scholarship
The Kathleen and Holton List Merit Scholarship was established by a gift from Dr. Margaret L. DuVall (MS ’81, PhD ’84) in honor of her parents. The...
The Kathleen and Holton List Merit Scholarship was established by a gift...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The Schiltz Family Merit Scholarship
The Schiltz Family Merit Scholarship in Health and Physical Education will be awarded annually to an incoming, full-time freshman planning to major...
The Schiltz Family Merit Scholarship in Health and Physical Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Warren & Esther Brandt Merit Scholarship
The Warren and Esther Brandt Merit Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Mark Mikuta, their family members, and close friends. Sherry Mikuta,...
The Warren and Esther Brandt Merit Scholarship was established by Mr....
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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
Ended
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....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies John F. & June A. Moriarty Merit Scholarship
Dr. Laura J. Moriarty created this scholarship in May, 2000, in honor of her parents John F. and June A. Moriarty. Dr. Moriarty was former...
Dr. Laura J. Moriarty created this scholarship in May, 2000, in honor of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The 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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended