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Opportunities Table
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies George S. Loder Scholarship
The George S. Loder Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student in good academic standing in the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and...
The George S. Loder Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies George T. Crutchfield Journalism Scholarship
This fund was created in 1989 by friends and family of George T. Crutchfield, a faculty member and former director of the School of Mass...
This fund was created in 1989 by friends and family of George T....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Gerald and Susan Bass Scholarship
Upon his retirement from the Department of Chemistry in 1998, R. Gerald Bass, Ph.D., and his wife Susan established this endowment. The scholarship...
Upon his retirement from the Department of Chemistry in 1998, R. Gerald...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Harold and Laura Greer Scholarship in History
For several decades, Professor Harold Greer was an award-winning teacher of Latin American history at VCU. The scholarship, established in 2012 by...
For several decades, Professor Harold Greer was an award-winning teacher...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Italian Studies Fund
The Italian Studies Scholarship is open to students of Italian Studies with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. There are two scholarship...
The Italian Studies Scholarship is open to students of Italian Studies...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies James V. Quagliano Fellowship in Chemistry
The family of James V. Quagliano, Ph.D., established this endowment in 2005 in his memory. Quagliano was the husband of Lidia M. Vallarino...
The family of James V. Quagliano, Ph.D., established this endowment in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Janet D. Sheridan Scholarship
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in 1998 in honor of adjunct professor Janet Sheridan. It is awarded to a language major with...
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in 1998 in honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Jean Roy Riely Fund Scholarship
Jean Roy Riely (B.A. ’81, M.A. ’84) created this fund in 1992. It is awarded to a female rising junior or senior English major who has completed...
Jean Roy Riely (B.A. ’81, M.A. ’84) created this fund in 1992. It is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Joan Rexinger Scholarship
The College of Humanities and Sciences will award the Joan Rexinger Scholarship annually to a full-time rising junior or senior with a minimum GPA...
The College of Humanities and Sciences will award the Joan Rexinger...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies John P. Hill Award for the Study of Adolescent Development
This scholarship was established in 1989 in honor of John P. Hill, Ph.D., former Department of Psychology chair and internationally acclaimed...
This scholarship was established in 1989 in honor of John P. Hill,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Jon & Wendy Baker Award
The Baker Award Fund provides funding for a deserving student who has participated in undergraduate research in the Chemistry Department at VCU.
The Baker Award Fund provides funding for a deserving student who has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Lidia M. Vallarino Scholarship in Chemistry
Lidia M. Vallarino-Quagliano, Ph.D., was a professor in the VCU Department of Chemistry for 22 years. This scholarship was established by her sons...
Lidia M. Vallarino-Quagliano, Ph.D., was a professor in the VCU...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Lincoln Financial Media Journalism Scholarship
The Lincoln Financial Media Journalism Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students who have completed at least 60 hours in a program of...
The Lincoln Financial Media Journalism Scholarship will be awarded to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Martha Jolly Grant Scholarship
The Martha Jolly Grant Scholarship was established in the School of Mass Communications (now the Robertson School of Media and Culture) at Virginia...
The Martha Jolly Grant Scholarship was established in the School of Mass...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Mary Lou Gibson Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship was established by J. Larry Gibson in honor of his wife, Mary Lou Gibson, who died on Feb.11, 2002. She was a retired adjunct...
This scholarship was established by J. Larry Gibson in honor of his...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Melvin V. Lubman Scholarship
The Melvin V. Lubman Scholarship was established in his memory by his wife, Mrs. Golde Lubman Feldman. Lubman focused his teaching on industrial...
The Melvin V. Lubman Scholarship was established in his memory by his...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Pierluigi Antonio Menna Scholarship in Psychology
The Pierluigi Antonio Menna Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in Psychology. The student should have a GPA of 3.0 or...
The Pierluigi Antonio Menna Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Robert Beverly Orndorff Endowment
Established by Media General/Richmond Newspapers Inc. in 1997, this scholarship honors former science and medicine reporter for the Richmond...
Established by Media General/Richmond Newspapers Inc. in 1997, this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Urban Civic Engagement
The Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Urban Civic Engagement was established in 2018 through the generosity of Dr. Deirdre M. Condit and Dr....
The Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Urban Civic Engagement was...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Scott Stevens Scholarship
Clinton Smith, a popular Richmond radio personality known as Scott Stevens, was a member of the adjunct faculty in the School of Mass...
Clinton Smith, a popular Richmond radio personality known as Scott...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies T. Edward Temple and Polly D. Temple Writing Award
The late Morton Wallerstein created this scholarship in 1976 in honor of T. Edward and Polly D. Temple. The scholarships is awarded to a rising...
The late Morton Wallerstein created this scholarship in 1976 in honor of...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Virginia Communications Hall of Fame Scholarship
In recognition of outstanding Virginia communicators, this scholarship was established by the school’s faculty and funded by an anonymous donor in...
In recognition of outstanding Virginia communicators, this scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Volkmar Risch Endowed Memorial Scholarship
The Volkmar Risch Memorial Scholarship was established through gifts made by family, friends, colleagues and previous students of Volkmar Risch, an...
The Volkmar Risch Memorial Scholarship was established through gifts...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Marika L. Byrd Merit Scholarship
Established by Marika L. Byrd, a graduate of the Nontraditional Studies Program who served as a member and former president of the Nontraditional...
Established by Marika L. Byrd, a graduate of the Nontraditional Studies...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Sociology Scholarship Fund
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies J. E. Whitesell Award
The J.E. Whitesell Award offers a monetary prize to students submitting the best original analysis of any literary work (or part thereof) initially...
The J.E. Whitesell Award offers a monetary prize to students submitting...
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  • Award: Varies
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 iChemLabs Award
The iChemLabs award will be given to an undergraduate chemistry major with an interest in software programming. Preference will be given to...
The iChemLabs award will be given to an undergraduate chemistry major...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Jane Dowrick and Michael Whitlow Scholarship
The Jane Dowrick and Michael Whitlow Scholarship in the Robertson School of Media and Culture will encourage and reward students with high...
The Jane Dowrick and Michael Whitlow Scholarship in the Robertson School...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Joseph S. Mason Scholarship
Richard (B.S. ‘83) and Elizabeth (B.S. ’84) Mason created this scholarship fund in 1994 in honor of Richard Mason’s father, Joseph. It is awarded...
Richard (B.S. ‘83) and Elizabeth (B.S. ’84) Mason created this...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Marc Noble Scholarship in the History of Technology
The Marc Noble Scholarship in the History of Technology is endowed through a gift from Marc Noble, a VCU History major who made a successful career...
The Marc Noble Scholarship in the History of Technology is endowed...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Martin Agency Endowed Scholarship
The Martin Agency Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a rising senior minority student majoring in advertising or public relations.
The Martin Agency Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a rising senior...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies The Dinah Grossman Wolfe Book Fund
This award, established by Mrs. Marilyn Ruben and husband Joel Ruben in memory of Mrs. Ruben’s mother and a 1968 graduate of the VCU English...
This award, established by Mrs. Marilyn Ruben and husband Joel Ruben in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Tiramisu for Breakfast Scholarship
Tiramisu for Breakfast Scholarship will provide financial support to undergraduate students who are rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the...
Tiramisu for Breakfast Scholarship will provide financial support to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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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  • Award: Varies
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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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  • Award: Varies
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