2020 Virginia Scholarships

Virginia is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Virginia universities is a whopping $14,318.00 and the total cost of attendance is $32,662.00. 57% of student graduates in Virginia graduate with an average debt load of $30,363.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Virginia turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These VA scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Virginia, and any Virginia resident regardless of their interests or background. Virginia scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of VA students or VA residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Virginia residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for VA residents?

There are 249 scholarships totaling $624,163.00 available to Virginia residents. You can easily browse through all 249 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Virginia?

Moms in Virginia are eligible for all the same scholarships as VA residents. Therefore, the 249 scholarships worth $624,163.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Virginia?

249 scholarships worth $624,163.00 are available for college students in VA. In addition, we encourage current college students in Virginia to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Virginia for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Virginia:

Faulkner University
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Howard University
Florida Institute of Technology
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Piedmont College
Savannah College of Art and Design
Hawaii Pacific University
Aurora University
Anderson University
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Cornell College
Iowa State University
Baker University
Eastern Michigan University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Virginia?

249 scholarships totaling $624,163.00 are available for high school seniors in VA. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of VA to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Virginia residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to VA students and residents, as well as others across the country.


Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship

Sponsor by Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident, must have been a resident of Virginia for at least one year prior to the deadline, must be enrolled full time at an accredited college, university, or school of the arts, and must submit 10 slides of artwork for art, three...

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$8,000.00 Open Apply Now

Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Dr. Kate Waller Barrett Grant

Sponsor by American Legion - Virginia

Applicant must be the son or daughter of a veteran or Auxiliary member, a high school senior attending a high school in Virginia, and a Virginia resident who demonstrates financial need. Selection based on good citizenship, leadership, scholastic acheivement, and financial need.

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$1,000.00 March 15 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

NSA Scholarship Award

Sponsor by National Society of Accountants (NSA) Scholarship Foundation Location 1010 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA

Applicant must be a graduate of a Virginia public school who is enrolled as an undergraduate and majoring in accounting at a Virginia college of university.

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$2,000.00 April 3 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Old Dominion University Location 121 Alfred Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA

Applicant must demonstrate financial need and be a resident of one of the following areas in Virginia: Accomack, Chesapeake, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Newport News, Northampton, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Surry, Southampton, Virginia Beach.

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$1,200.00 February 15 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

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- February 1 Apply Now