Information for Scholarship Seekers

Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia, the region’s community foundation, administers a variety of scholarships to reward and assist capable and deserving students based on the criteria established by the fund donors.
Specifics of the Foundation’s scholarship program may be subject to change from time to time. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Foundation at (276) 656-6223.

Who May Apply?

Any graduating high school senior, current college student and/or non-traditional student planning on attending a college or university may apply. However, there are unique eligibility requirements for every scholarship. Please review the scholarship listings for specific eligibility information.

Review the tutorials below before starting your scholarship application. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Alyssa Rorrer, Program Associate at (276) 656-6223 or


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The 2024-2025 scholarship application is now closed.
Deadline for submission was January 12th, 2024.

The next scholarship cycle will open November 1st, 2024.

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Scholarship Listing

Here you can find a list of all scholarships available at the Community Foundation.

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Scholarship Online Application Tutorial

Are you new to our online application system?  Watch this tutorial before starting your application.

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Application Instructions

Please make sure to review the instructions in order to apply to the Foundation’s scholarships.

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Scholarship Timeline

November 1, 2023

  • Online application is made available on this website.

January 12, 2024

  • Application Deadline 

January 17, 2024

  • Deadline for third parties to submit transcripts and letters of recommendation.

February – April 2024

  • Scholarship Advisory Committees meet and complete recommendations.
  • Award selections made.


  • Award notification letters emailed to applicants.

May 2024 (TBD)

  • Martinsville Scholarship Dinner 
  • Invitations will be mailed to all recipients.

May 2024 (TBD)

  • Roanoke Scholarship Dinner
  • Invitations will be mailed to all recipients.

June 2024

  • Scholarship checks are mailed directly to the college or university in the recipient’s name.
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