Our Opportunities

Welcome to Scholarship Central!

Current Students – The General Application is currently open for the 2021-22 academic year. 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 admissions portal login credentials. After creating your admissions portal login, you may login to Scholarship Central approximately 1-2 business days later using the same username and password credentials.

All Students – Prospective and returning students, please remember to complete the FAFSA by visiting: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa. You must complete both the General Application and the FAFSA for maximum scholarship consideration.

The following colleges have applications currently open in the system:

Accounting & Information Systems (ACIS): application will close on 03/31/2021.
College of Engineering (COE). application is open for current VT students and will close on 03/01/2021.
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS). application will close 2/28/2021.
School of Education (SOE). application will close 4/30/2021.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS): application will close on 01/29/2021 for incoming and returning students. The application will close for transfer students on March 15th, 2021 and will be available for Ag Tech students until May 22, 2021.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Bridget D. Anibal Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is available to students majoring within Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management, studying Fashion Merchandising and...
This scholarship is available to students majoring within Apparel,...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies CLAHS Dean's Roundtable Scholarship
A merit-based scholarship for students who are enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. This scholarship honors outstanding...
A merit-based scholarship for students who are enrolled in the College...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies CLAHS Faculty Campaign Scholarship
This fund provides need and merit-based scholarships to graduate students who are enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences....
This fund provides need and merit-based scholarships to graduate...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies CLAHS Staff Association Student Scholarship
Scholarship awarded to students enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
Scholarship awarded to students enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Donald F. Morris Endowed Scholarship
A non-need scholarship seeking rising seniors with a Communication Major and who are actively involved in a student-run broadcasting journalism...
A non-need scholarship seeking rising seniors with a Communication Major...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Dorothy Foster McCombs Scholarship
This is an annual scholarship made available to undergraduate students participating in Appalachian Studies and who are from the Appalachian region...
This is an annual scholarship made available to undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Dr. Savannah S. Day Scholarship
A merit-based scholarship seeking undergraduate students in the Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management. Priority is given to...
A merit-based scholarship seeking undergraduate students in the...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Hallie L. Hughes Scholarship
Need-based scholarships seeking students who are enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Preference is given for professional...
Need-based scholarships seeking students who are enrolled in the College...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Hulick Scholarship for Leadership, Friendship, and Service
A scholarship for third-year undergraduate (junior) students in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Preference will be given to...
A scholarship for third-year undergraduate (junior) students in the...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies James D. Moran Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is available to a graduate student enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences who is studying issues faced by...
This scholarship is available to a graduate student enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies John Rathbone Scholarship
A scholarship seeking undergraduate students majoring in either English or History. Preference will be given to students with financial need.
A scholarship seeking undergraduate students majoring in either English...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Margaret Groseclose Skelton Scholarship
This scholarship is seeking undergraduate students from Smyth County, Virginia, enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
This scholarship is seeking undergraduate students from Smyth County,...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Margaret R. Svoboda 4-H Scholarship
Scholarships for students who are enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Strong preference is given to Virginia residents who...
Scholarships for students who are enrolled in the College of Liberal...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Mary B. Settle Scholarship
A scholarship seeking students in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences studying Consumer Studies in the Department of Apparel, Housing,...
A scholarship seeking students in the College of Liberal Arts and Human...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Mary Karen Read Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences who intend to pursue careers in Elementary...
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Melinda Marie Somers Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship for students majoring in Communication Studies in Virginia Tech’s College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
A scholarship for students majoring in Communication Studies in Virginia...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Mildred Crawford Weidemann Scholarship
This is a need or merit-based scholarship for students who are enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Preference may be given...
This is a need or merit-based scholarship for students who are enrolled...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Mildred E. Young Scholarship
This is a need and merit-based scholarship to students who are enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
This is a need and merit-based scholarship to students who are enrolled...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Mo Donaldson Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship seeking undergraduate students majoring in Communication Studies who have a love of learning, a commitment to community, and concerns...
A scholarship seeking undergraduate students majoring in Communication...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Moody, Pratt, Minor Scholarship
This scholarship is for students who are enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences including those engaged in the International...
This scholarship is for students who are enrolled in the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Nelson-Lehmann-Gold-VanSant Family Scholarship
This is a merit-based scholarship for a rising junior or senior who has earned a 3.0 in their most recent semester. The recipient shall be pursuing...
This is a merit-based scholarship for a rising junior or senior who has...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Oris Glisson Scholarship
This fund provides full or partial scholarships to students studying Fashion Merchandising and Design. There are no restrictions for the award of...
This fund provides full or partial scholarships to students studying...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Robichaud Family Scholarship
This is a need-based scholarship for students who are enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
This is a need-based scholarship for students who are enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Sadie H. Williamson Scholarship
Rising junior or senior in Human Development with a grade point average of at least 3.0 overall and a clear commitment to a career related to the...
Rising junior or senior in Human Development with a grade point average...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Susan Pascoe Farrell Scholarship
This fund provides scholarships to students who are enrolled in the university’s College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Based on need and merit.
This fund provides scholarships to students who are enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Sutherland-Purdy Scholarship
A need-based scholarship seeking undergraduate students majoring in Apparel that regularly demonstrate academic achievement.
A need-based scholarship seeking undergraduate students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies The Edwin J. & Jane M. Ewing Scholarship for Study Abroad
Communication majors participating in a Study Abroad experience are eligible for the Ewing Scholarship. Recipients should have completed their...
Communication majors participating in a Study Abroad experience are...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies The Sylvia A. Owen Endowed Scholarship in Communication Studies
A scholarship seeking Communication majors. Recognizes students who demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular leadership,...
A scholarship seeking Communication majors. Recognizes students who...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies VT Intergenerational Program
Human Development graduate or undergraduate students with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 overall who have supported the intergenerational...
Human Development graduate or undergraduate students with a minimum...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Harold A. Schlenker Scholarship
Harold A. Schlenker scholarships will go to continuing graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in Human Development & Family Science with a...
Harold A. Schlenker scholarships will go to continuing graduate or...
  • Deadline: 03/26/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/26/2021
Varies Lena L. Giannotti Scholarship for Family and Child Development
Scholarship seeking a rising senior in Human Development with an in-major grade point average of at least 3.5 and a record of extracurricular...
Scholarship seeking a rising senior in Human Development with an...
  • Deadline: 03/26/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/26/2021
Varies Sadie H. Williamson Scholarship
Rising junior or senior in Human Development with a grade point average of at least 3.0 overall and a clear commitment to a career related to the...
Rising junior or senior in Human Development with a grade point average...
  • Deadline: 03/26/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/26/2021
Varies Alexander L. Meszaros Student Leadership Award #2
Scholarship seeking participants/presenters of the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference who have demonstrated a research interest...
Scholarship seeking participants/presenters of the National Council on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Robert C. Jones and Family Award for Student Leaders
Recipients shall be, at the time of receipt of the scholarship funds, undergraduate students majoring in Political Science who demonstrate...
Recipients shall be, at the time of receipt of the scholarship funds,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Caitlin Millar Hammaren Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory and in honor of Caitlin Millar Hammaren who died during the tragic shooting at Virginia Tech on April...
This scholarship was established in memory and in honor of Caitlin...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Serving Spirit Graduate Fellowship *
A graduate student in the Department of Human Development and/or affiliated with the VT Center for Autism Research who is interested in furthering...
A graduate student in the Department of Human Development and/or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alfred E. Knobler Scholarship
A scholarship for undergraduate students with a primary major of Creative Writing, Literature and Language/English, or Professional and Technical...
A scholarship for undergraduate students with a primary major of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies George Burke Johnston Scholarship
A scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled in Creative Writing, English, or Professional and Technical Writing. Recipient must value...
A scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled in Creative Writing,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jenkins M. Robertson Scholarship
Scholarships to students who are enrolled in the Department of English in Virginia Tech’s College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Preference...
Scholarships to students who are enrolled in the Department of English...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Joyce Gentry Smoot Scholarship
A merit-based scholarship for rising sophomores majoring in English.
A merit-based scholarship for rising sophomores majoring in English.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Warren W. Hobbie Scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded to UP TO 4 incoming freshman in the amount of $1100 each per year, acknowledging that the amount might increase...
The scholarship will be awarded to UP TO 4 incoming freshman in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended