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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
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 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
Ended
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 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
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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 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 Joseph S. Mason Scholarship Fund
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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: Ended
  • 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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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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 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
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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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • 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....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Lidia M. Vallarino Scholarship
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 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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • 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 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 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 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 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
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
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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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Pambianchi-Musick Merit Scholarship
The Pambianchi-Musick Merit Scholarship was established by Beth P. Musick, BS ’81. This is a merit-based scholarship awarded to an incoming,...
The Pambianchi-Musick Merit Scholarship was established by Beth P....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Paul & Elizabeth Moriarty Merit Scholarship
The scholarship was established in 2000 through a pledge from Dr. Patrick J. Moriarty, a 1990 alumnus of VCU, and his wife, Dr. Robin R. G....
The scholarship was established in 2000 through a pledge from Dr....
  • 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. The scholarship will be awarded to a...
The Penelope Warren Briceland Scholarship is established in her memory...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • 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 Rexinger Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Scholarship
Daniel M. and Joan Rexinger (B.G.S ’86) established this award in 1997 for rising juniors and seniors in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies...
Daniel M. and Joan Rexinger (B.G.S ’86) established this award in 1997...
  • 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
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
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Scott Stevens Scholarship Fund
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • 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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Stephen D. & Lisa G. Gottfredson Merit Scholarship
The Stephen D. and Lisa G. Gottfredson Merit Scholarship was established by Dr. Stephen D. Gottfredson, former Dean of the VCU College of...
The Stephen D. and Lisa G. Gottfredson Merit Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$5,000 Summer 2016 Humanities and Sciences Pre-Accelerator Program
The Humanities and Sciences Pre-Accelerator Program is a 12-week program being led by VCU Innovation Gateway in the Office of Research and...
The Humanities and Sciences Pre-Accelerator Program is a 12-week program...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
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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 T. Edward Temple and Polly D. Temple Writing Award Fund
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • 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 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
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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 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 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
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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 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
Ended
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...
  • 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
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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...
  • 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
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