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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Adelante Scholarship: Sirviendo la Comunidad Hispana
Created in 2012 by the VCU School of Social Work for full-or part-time upper-level B.S.W. or M.S.W student to help fulfill the need for more...
Created in 2012 by the VCU School of Social Work for full-or part-time...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Anne Fischer Scholarship Fund in the School of Social Work
Established through a gift from Anne Fischer (M.S.W. ’47), a former caseworker with a long history of social work practice in the Richmond area for...
Established through a gift from Anne Fischer (M.S.W. ’47), a former...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Campbell Merit Scholarship in Social Work
Established in 2000, The Campbell Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious, full-time freshmen in the School of Social Work. The...
Established in 2000, The Campbell Merit Scholarship is awarded to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Cesare and Ida Sclarandis Fund
This scholarship, for full- or part-time B.S.W. and M.S.W. students, was established in 2007 to support the Community Service Alliance initiative...
This scholarship, for full- or part-time B.S.W. and M.S.W. students, was...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. David P. Beverly Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 2013 to help VCU School of Social Work students focusing on community action and organization. Beverly was deeply committed to the...
Established in 2013 to help VCU School of Social Work students focusing...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Grace E. Harris Merit Scholarship
Established in 2000, The Dr. Grace E. Harris Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious, full-time freshmen in the School of Social Work. The...
Established in 2000, The Dr. Grace E. Harris Scholarship is awarded to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Emmett W. Cocke, Jr. Scholarship
Established in 2000, The Emmett W. Cocke, Jr., Scholarship awards to full-time graduate students who have completed at least one semester committed...
Established in 2000, The Emmett W. Cocke, Jr., Scholarship awards to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Fostering Success Scholarship
Established in 2014, The Fostering Success Scholarship provides tuition support for full- or part-time Bachelor of Social Work (upper-level) or...
Established in 2014, The Fostering Success Scholarship provides tuition...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Frank and Patricia Baskind Gift-Giving Scholarship for Students with Special Needs
Established in 2010, The Frank and Patricia Baskind Gift-Giving Scholarship for Students with Special Needs awarded to part- and full-time B.S.W.,...
Established in 2010, The Frank and Patricia Baskind Gift-Giving...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Gaye Shinall Jones Merit Scholarship in Social Work
Established in 2000, The Gaye Shinall Jones Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious full-time freshmen in the School of Social Work....
Established in 2000, The Gaye Shinall Jones Merit Scholarship is awarded...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Hatcher Merit Scholarship in Social Work
The Hatcher Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious full-time freshmen in the School of Social Work. The scholarship is renewable for...
The Hatcher Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Hurtado Family Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2009, The Hurtado Family Endowed Scholarship supports students who demonstrate potential success and leadership in the profession....
Established in 2009, The Hurtado Family Endowed Scholarship supports...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Joanne Kerbs Caramanica Scholarship
Established in 2017 The Joanne Kerbs Caramanica Scholarship supports M.S.W students who are specifically studying micro/clinical social work with a...
Established in 2017 The Joanne Kerbs Caramanica Scholarship supports...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Katharine McCardell Webb Merit Scholarship Fund
The Katharine McCardell Webb Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious full-time freshmen in the School of Social Work. The scholarship...
The Katharine McCardell Webb Merit Scholarship is awarded to incoming,...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Kimberly K. Giancaspro Scholarship
Established in 2016, The Kimberly Giancaspro Scholarship supports M.S.W. students pursuing a career with a focus on mental health and advocacy and...
Established in 2016, The Kimberly Giancaspro Scholarship supports M.S.W....
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Martin S. Schwartz Scholarship
The Martin Schwartz Scholarship is awarded to part-time Master of Social Work students with a demonstrated interest in clinical social work practice.
The Martin Schwartz Scholarship is awarded to part-time Master of Social...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Mel C. Whipple Scholarship
The Mel Whipple Scholarship is awarded to Masters of Social Work students who possess an understanding of African-American culture and who have an...
The Mel Whipple Scholarship is awarded to Masters of Social Work...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Pamela B. Nystrom Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 2003, The Pamela B. Nystrom Memorial Scholarship Fund supports full- or part-time, upper-level B.S.W. students with demonstrated...
Established in 2003, The Pamela B. Nystrom Memorial Scholarship Fund...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Rachel Wilkerson Memorial Scholarship
The Rachel Wilkerson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full- or part-time M.S.W. students who have completed at least one semester of the program,...
The Rachel Wilkerson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full- or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Rick and Brenda Faulkner Scholarship
The Rick and Brenda Faulkner Scholarship supports full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career related to criminal...
The Rick and Brenda Faulkner Scholarship supports full- and part-time...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Rita Schleuter Memorial Scholarship in Social Work
The Rita Schleuter Memorial Scholarship is awarded to incoming, meritorious, full-time freshmen with a demonstrated knowledge of the African...
The Rita Schleuter Memorial Scholarship is awarded to incoming,...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Robin M. McKinney Dissertation Honor Fund Endowment
The School of Social Work Dissertation Honor Fund was renamed in memory of Robin Michele McKinney, a doctoral candidate who passed away...
The School of Social Work Dissertation Honor Fund was renamed in memory...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Social Work Administration, Planning, and Policy Practice Scholarship Fund
Established in 2004, The School of Social Work Administration, Planning and Policy Practice Scholarship is awarded to MSW SWAPPP specialization...
Established in 2004, The School of Social Work Administration, Planning...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Thomas Carlton Memorial Fund
The Thomas Carlton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full- or part-time Masters of Social Work students who have completed at least one semester...
The Thomas Carlton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to full- or part-time...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Virginia Council on Social Welfare Scholarship
The Virginia Council on Social Welfare (VCSW) Scholarship is awarded to full-time upper-level B.S.W. students who are Virginia residents, have a...
The Virginia Council on Social Welfare (VCSW) Scholarship is awarded to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Social Workers in Aging
The Hearst Scholarship promotes and encourages social work practice with specialization in the area of aging and supports full- and part-time...
The Hearst Scholarship promotes and encourages social work practice with...
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  • 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Student Professional Development and Travel Fund in Forensic Science
The Graduate Student Professional Development Scholarship in Forensic Science will be awarded to an outstanding second year graduate student in the...
The Graduate Student Professional Development Scholarship in Forensic...
  • 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 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
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Carol B. Parker Scholarship
The Carol B. Parker Scholarship will provide financial support to academically promising rising juniors or seniors majoring in Political Science....
The Carol B. Parker Scholarship will provide financial support to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Chandra Broadnax-Payne Scholarship
The Chandra Broadnax-Payne Scholarship is awarded a to full-time, undergraduate mass communications student who is representative of an underserved...
The Chandra Broadnax-Payne Scholarship is awarded a to full-time,...
  • 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 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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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
Ended
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
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