Stamps Scholarship

Merit scholarships available to incoming Honors College students who exemplify leadership, perseverance, scholarship, service, and innovation. This scholarship covers estimated cost of attendance for four years, filling in after any other scholarships won. For more information on the Stamps Foundation and the Stamps scholarship, please consult

To be eligible, you must be attending VT for the first time in the Fall 2024 semester as a first-year student (transfer students are not eligible). You also must have indicated on your Virginia Tech admissions application that you wish to be considered for the Honors College.

Supplemental Questions
  1. The Stamps Scholars Program seeks students who demonstrate [1] academic merit, [2] strong leadership potential, and [3] exceptional character. We support exceptional young people with vision who are eager [4] to make their contribution to the world and have [5] the work ethic to make their dreams a reality. The unique benefit that all Stamps Scholarships include is an enrichment fund, [6] an additional monetary fund for Scholars to use in their academic and professional development. Write an essay of 500 words or fewer that provides evidence of your thinking about and/or accomplishments in each of these six areas. MAKE SURE YOU ANSWER ALL PARTS OF THE ESSAY QUESTION.