Our Opportunities

Welcome to Scholarship Central!

Current Students – The General Application is currently open for the 2021-22 academic year for current students only. Please complete the General Application first, then check for any additional scholarship applications you would like to complete.

Prospective Students – Students applying for admission to Virginia Tech who wish to apply for scholarships first need to complete the admissions application. After submitting your admissions application, you should receive an email from the Office of Admissions with instructions on creating your login credentials. Admissions will begin sending these emails around September 15, 2020. After creating your prospective student login, you may login to Scholarship Central approximately 1-2 business days later and complete the General Application.

All Students – Prospective and returning students, please remember to complete the FAFSA for maximum scholarship consideration once it opens on October 1, 2020. The General Application deadline is January 22, 2021. You must complete both the General Application and the FAFSA by this date for maximum scholarship consideration.

The following colleges have applications currently open in the system:

Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM): applications will close on 10/08/2020.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS): application will close on 01/22/2021.
College of Natural Resources and Environment (CNRE): application will close on 01/22/2021.
Accounting & Information Systems (ACIS): application will close on 03/31/2021.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies A.C. Spotts, III Scholarship
This award was established to assist a Virginia resident who is a fourth year student who has a demonstrated interest in large animal veterinary...
This award was established to assist a Virginia resident who is a fourth...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners Award
This award is intended to increase awareness of the practice of laboratory animal medicine by recognizing students who have demonstrated...
This award is intended to increase awareness of the practice of...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Amy L. McDermott Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship for a rising fourth year with an active concentration in wildlife medicine or animal rehabilitation. Alternate award may be given to...
A scholarship for a rising fourth year with an active concentration in...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Andrea L. Walnes Memorial Scholarship
An award given to a student who is interested in Equine Sports Medicine, with preference given for a student who is a former or current resident of...
An award given to a student who is interested in Equine Sports Medicine,...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Anne Rogers Overstreet Scholarship
This award is given each year with a preference given to a student from Southwest Virginia; second preference would be for a student from North...
This award is given each year with a preference given to a student from...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Bob Duncan Memorial Veterinary Pathology Award
This award is for a fourth year student with a demonstrated ability, commitment, and zeal for diagnostic veterinary pathology.
This award is for a fourth year student with a demonstrated ability,...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Carolyn Beeman Memorial Veterinary Award
This award is to support a DVM student within the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.
This award is to support a DVM student within the Virginia-Maryland...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Cecil and Shirlee Maxson Award in Veterinary Medicine
An award given to a veterinary student based on academic achievement in honor and perpetual memory of their very special cat and friend “Dr. Boo”,...
An award given to a veterinary student based on academic achievement in...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Charles J. Gose, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
An award presented to a fourth-year student within the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine who is pursuing a Doctor of...
An award presented to a fourth-year student within the Virginia-Maryland...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Compassionate and Caring Award in Honor of Drs. Lewis Springer and Elaine Lutz
This award recognizes a fourth year student who in clinical rotations goes above and beyond the norm to serve the animals, as well as their owners.
This award recognizes a fourth year student who in clinical rotations...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Cubby and Ridgely Deemer Memorial Scholarship
An award presented to a graduating senior who has a demonstrated interest in small animal oncology, and is in good academic standing.
An award presented to a graduating senior who has a demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Dorothy Wornom Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship aid for deserving students in Veterinary Medicine who have financial need.
Scholarship aid for deserving students in Veterinary Medicine who have...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Dr. David Jackson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is for a student in good standing.
This scholarship is for a student in good standing.
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Dr. J.D. Carter Memorial Award
This award is established in memory of Dr. J. D. Carter and is given to students who are enrolled in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of...
This award is established in memory of Dr. J. D. Carter and is given to...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Dr. Jocelyn Leighty Rodgers Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship for students that have a demonstrated desire to pursue equine practice.
A scholarship for students that have a demonstrated desire to pursue...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Dr. Lucie A. Pelletier Dedication to Animals Award
This award will be given to a student in good standing who is consistent, hardworking and committed to all animals and whose relaxed attitude...
This award will be given to a student in good standing who is...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Dr. Matt Iager Veterinary Scholarship in Food Animal Medicine
The donor established this award in appreciation for this education which prepared him for a successful career in dairy practice. This scholarship...
The donor established this award in appreciation for this education...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Dr. Olive K. Britt Equine Scholarship
An award for a fourth year student who is pursuing studies in preparation for a career in equine medicine.
An award for a fourth year student who is pursuing studies in...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Dr. Robert E. Ferneyhough Memorial Award
A commemorative certificate and monetary award by Mr. and Mrs. Ferneyhough made in memory of Dr. Robert E. Ferneyhough to financially deserving...
A commemorative certificate and monetary award by Mr. and Mrs....
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Dr. William George Chrisman Memorial Scholarship
This award is to provide a scholarship to a veterinary student based on financial need, academic achievement, community service, and any relevant...
This award is to provide a scholarship to a veterinary student based on...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Dr. Zantop Memorial/Harford VMA Scholarship
This scholarship is for a Maryland resident who is a rising fourth-year student. The association provides this award in support of the college and...
This scholarship is for a Maryland resident who is a rising fourth-year...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Excellence in Veterinary Care Award in Honor of Dr. Fred Garrison and Dr. Michael Watts
This award is given to provide support to a fourth year student who has an interest in small animal practice and who has demonstrated superior...
This award is given to provide support to a fourth year student who has...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Eyre Family Scholarship in One Health
This award is given to honor a veterinary student who has demonstrated a commitment to wildlife biology or environmental sciences. The recipient...
This award is given to honor a veterinary student who has demonstrated a...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Florence A. Nocka Scholarship
An award given to DVM students who are Virginia Residents and have demonstrated an aptitude for veterinary medicine, excepting those in the top 10%...
An award given to DVM students who are Virginia Residents and have...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Frank P. Van Dresser Memorial Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine Award
A commemorative certificate and monetary award donated by Dr. William Van Dresser in memory of Frank P. Van Dresser, awarded at the end of the...
A commemorative certificate and monetary award donated by Dr. William...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Giving Back Scholarship Fund
A need and merit based award established to provide support for a DVM student with an interest in feline medicine.
A need and merit based award established to provide support for a DVM...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Harry & Mildred Raulet Scholarship
An award for veterinary students at Virginia Tech.
An award for veterinary students at Virginia Tech.
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Harry P. Hancock, Jr. Equine Scholarship
This award shall be given to a student with demonstrated interest in pursuing career goals in equine medicine and surgery.
This award shall be given to a student with demonstrated interest in...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Heather N. Hendrickson Memorial Sch
The Heather N. Hendrickson Memorial Scholarship is a one-time annual scholarship awarded to students enrolled in the Virginia-Maryland College of...
The Heather N. Hendrickson Memorial Scholarship is a one-time annual...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Herbert and Patricia Stuart Memorial Award
A commemorative certificate and monetary award in memory of Herbert and Patricia Stuart to fourth-year students with the highest academic record...
A commemorative certificate and monetary award in memory of Herbert and...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Herman Fiedler Scholarship for Students from Rural Areas
This award is provided by Dr. Marion F. Ehrich in memory of both of her parents and their love for rural life, as well as their shared belief that...
This award is provided by Dr. Marion F. Ehrich in memory of both of her...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies I.D. Wilson Memorial Biology Award for Veterinary Medicine Students
An award to support a veterinary professional student at the VMRCVM, with preference given to former Virginia Tech biology students.
An award to support a veterinary professional student at the VMRCVM,...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies James M. Stevens Award
A commemorative certificate and monetary award for Virginia residents who have financial need and have demonstrated good academic progress.
A commemorative certificate and monetary award for Virginia residents...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Joyce K. and William H. Lavinder Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine
Award for students who are residents of Southern Virginia with preference given to students from the following counties: Alleghany, Amelia,...
Award for students who are residents of Southern Virginia with...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Leicester & Harriet Handsfield Scholarship
This award is for scholastic achievement and commitment to the practice of small animal veterinary medicine.
This award is for scholastic achievement and commitment to the practice...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Marion A. and Annie W. Williams Fellowship
An award established to support financially deserving Virginia resident students, with preference given to students who have resided in Franklin,...
An award established to support financially deserving Virginia resident...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Mary Kemble Barnes Award
This award was established to assist rising second or third year students who work as volunteers in a humane society clinic. It is awarded on a...
This award was established to assist rising second or third year...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Maryland Kennel Club Scholarship
A scholarship awarded to a student from each class with recipients being interested in careers in small animal medicine. Awards are eligible for...
A scholarship awarded to a student from each class with recipients being...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Michael Pirrung Award
This award is given to a third year VA resident student awarded on a combination of merit and need with an identified career goal of mixed animal...
This award is given to a third year VA resident student awarded on a...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Nancy P. Morrisette Memorial Scholarship for Veterinary Medicine
An award established with preference given for demonstrated need and relevant family circumstances.
An award established with preference given for demonstrated need and...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies O. W. McClung Memorial Scholarship
This award is for students based on the exhibition of both compassion and common sense in all dealings with animals, owners, colleagues and staff.
This award is for students based on the exhibition of both compassion...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Patricia A. Ridgway Veterinary Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student with primary interest in feline and canine medicine and surgery with preference for a student from the...
This scholarship is awarded to a student with primary interest in feline...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Potomac Regional Veterinary Scholarship
One scholarship awarded for each state- D.C. Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia. Recipient must be a resident of that state or district and be a...
One scholarship awarded for each state- D.C. Virginia, Maryland and West...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Richard W. and Marie F. Venable Award
An award established to benefit Virginia resident veterinary students who have demonstrated a combination of academic achievement and an aptitude...
An award established to benefit Virginia resident veterinary students...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Roanoke Valley Horseman's Association Scholarship
An annual award presented to a first, second, or third year former resident of the Roanoke Valley or Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Floyd, Franklin or...
An annual award presented to a first, second, or third year former...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Ruth S. Fleming Scholarship
An award given to second year veterinary students who have demonstrated outstanding ability, as well as a deep and abiding love and concern for the...
An award given to second year veterinary students who have demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Samantha Grace Schultz Memorial Scholarship
An award for a student in good standing in the DVM program.
An award for a student in good standing in the DVM program.
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Sherrie Clark Compassion and Caring Awad
An award to recognize a fourth-year student, who exhibits special compassion and caring in dealing with both patients and pet owners.
An award to recognize a fourth-year student, who exhibits special...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies VA Veterinary Medical Association Scholarship
An award to support Virginia resident DVM students with demonstrated leadership potential, involvement in organized veterinary medicine and...
An award to support Virginia resident DVM students with demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Virginia Kennel Club Scholarship
This award is for DVM students from Virginia resident and is based upon an interest in purebred dogs.
This award is for DVM students from Virginia resident and is based upon...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020