Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Blue Ridge Community College Scholarship application site.

The General Scholarship Application cycle for 2021-2022 is now *CLOSED. The final deadline: May 15, 2021

All Scholarships listed here are provided through BRCC’s Educational Foundation. The Foundation is a charitable, non-profit corporation that provides a venue for individuals, organizations, business, and industry to support our BRCC students. All scholarships require a minimum 2.0 GPA and a minimum 6 credit hours unless otherwise specified. By submitting this scholarship application, you give permission for information to be shared with application reviewers, and possibly scholarship donors.

Please check our Scholarship Bulletin Board for any outside scholarship opportunities that may become available throughout the year.

Blue Ridge Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability in its programs or activities. Inquiries related to the college’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to Tim Nicely, Director of Human Resources, 540-453-2371. Blue Ridge Community College reserves the right to adjust scholarship award amounts and revise the number of scholarships offered without notice.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,500 Russell Ralston Scholarship for Military Veterans
This scholarship was established to support military veterans returning to college. Preference may be given to former Marines; however, all...
This scholarship was established to support military veterans returning...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$800 Anthony and Jessie Zaccaria Memorial
This scholarship is available to a student planning to transfer to a four-year institution. Priority is given to residents of Staunton/Northern...
This scholarship is available to a student planning to transfer to a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $800
Ended
$1,200 Charles Pascale Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Students enrolled in any degree or certificate program at BRCC are eligible for this scholarship. Selection is based on determination, academic...
Students enrolled in any degree or certificate program at BRCC are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200
Ended
$1,600 Daily News-Record/MIMS Achievement Award
This scholarship opportunity is for any high school senior residing in the College service region entering in any Associate Degree curriculum....
This scholarship opportunity is for any high school senior residing in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,600
Ended
$1,000 David Allen McKnight Memorial Scholarship
Eligible students should be interested in the areas of Philosophy or Religion.
Eligible students should be interested in the areas of Philosophy or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
One Award of $5,000 Dennis O. Burnett Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to benefit students in the BRCC career and technical programs. The recipient must reside in the service region of the...
This scholarship is intended to benefit students in the BRCC career and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: One Award of $5,000
Ended
$2,200 Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth D. Bowman Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to benefit BRCC students who intend to pursue a dental-related career (dentistry, orthodontics, dental hygiene, or...
This scholarship is intended to benefit BRCC students who intend to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,200
Ended
$1,200.00 Frank and Nancy Summers Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship will benefit student from the Western Augusta County area. First preference will be for residents of Augusta Springs, Craigsville,...
This scholarship will benefit student from the Western Augusta County...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200.00
Ended
$500 Harry V. Boney, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is for entering freshman students enrolled in any degree or certificate program at BRCC. Scholarships may be renewed for a second...
This scholarship is for entering freshman students enrolled in any...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
10 Awards of $2,100 each James A. and Odella M. Armstrong Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in any degree or certificate program. Selection will be based on scholarship essay,...
This scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in any...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 10 Awards of $2,100 each
Ended
One Award of $5,500 John W. Clore, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by First Union National Bank of Virginia. The recipient must be a first-year, full-time degree seeking student at...
This scholarship was established by First Union National Bank of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: One Award of $5,500
Ended
$1,650 Kiwanis Club of Waynesboro Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students enrolled in any certificate or degree program, who have a demonstrated financial need (FAFSA required)...
This scholarship is available for students enrolled in any certificate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,650
Ended
$750 Lawrence Companies Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honor the employees and customers of Lawrence Transportation Systems, and to assist a student who resides in...
This scholarship was established to honor the employees and customers of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750
Ended
2 Awards of $2,500 each MGW Communications Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available to full-time entering freshmen from Bath, Highland or Buffalo Gap High School or home-schooled in the MGW service...
This scholarship is available to full-time entering freshmen from Bath,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 Awards of $2,500 each
Ended
$2,550 and may be renewed for a second year if student remains in good academic standing. NTELOS Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available for full-time degree seeking students including College Transfer program. Priority goes to residents of Waynesboro,...
This scholarship is available for full-time degree seeking students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,550 and may be renewed for a second year if student remains in good academic standing.
Ended
2 Awards of $2,250 each Rosberg Family Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available for high school seniors from Waynesboro and Fort Defiance High Schools. A 2.5 or higher GPA is required as well as a...
This scholarship is available for high school seniors from Waynesboro...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 Awards of $2,250 each
Ended
Amount of scholarship will be updated annually. S.G.A. High School Scholarship
This scholarship is for high school seniors in the College service area who plan to enroll full-time at BRCC. Selection will be based on student...
This scholarship is for high school seniors in the College service area...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Amount of scholarship will be updated annually.
Ended
2 Awards of $1,650 each Waynesboro Kiwanis Foundation Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship will benefit students graduating from Waynesboro, Wilson Memorial or Studarts Draft High Schools. The recipient must be enrolled...
This scholarship will benefit students graduating from Waynesboro,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 Awards of $1,650 each
Ended
$1,000 Ambient Electromagnetic Therapy Fund
This scholarship was established to assist BRCC students in attaining an education in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)....
This scholarship was established to assist BRCC students in attaining an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,400 Atlantic Union Bank Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students enrolled in the business or accounting degree or certificate programs.
This scholarship is available for students enrolled in the business or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,400
Ended
$2,200 Benjamin Cooper Memorial Endowed Scholarship
In 2005 Mrs. Elizabeth Cooper established the Benjamin Cooper Memorial Endowed Scholarship as a tribute to her late husband, who had been so...
In 2005 Mrs. Elizabeth Cooper established the Benjamin Cooper Memorial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,200
Ended
2 Awards of $2,500 each Bill and Lisa Moore Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established to help students who may be unable to afford the cost to attain their educational goals
This scholarship was established to help students who may be unable to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 Awards of $2,500 each
Ended
$1,000 Boxley Organization/McDonald's Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to benefit students enrolled at BRCC who are employees or children of employees from the following McDonald’s...
This scholarship is intended to benefit students enrolled at BRCC who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Number and amount of scholarships varies each year BRCC Educational Foundation Scholarships
This scholarship opportunity selection will be based on academic potential and demonstrated financial need (FAFSA required). A GPA of 3.4 or higher...
This scholarship opportunity selection will be based on academic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Number and amount of scholarships varies each year
Ended
$1,000.00 BRCC Faculty Senate Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established to assist a deserving student at BRCC in attaining their Educational goals. The recipient must have completed a...
This scholarship was established to assist a deserving student at BRCC...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$850 BRCC Support Staff Association Endowed Scholarship
A student who has completed 30 or more credit hours and has a 3.2 or higher GPA is eligible for this scholarship.
A student who has completed 30 or more credit hours and has a 3.2 or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $850
Ended
$1,500 Brenda F. Wilkinson Endowed Scholarship in Nursing
This scholarship will be available for a BRCC Nursing student. Selection will be based on academic potential with preference given to applicants...
This scholarship will be available for a BRCC Nursing student. Selection...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$2100 Bridgewater Retirement Community Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Pearl R. Parks, RN, Director of Nursing
This scholarship is available for a student in the BRCC Nursing program. Preference may be given to students with a demonstrated financial need...
This scholarship is available for a student in the BRCC Nursing program....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2100
Ended
$2,300 Carl & Eric Bailey Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to benefit students in the BRCC Nursing or Human Services programs. Recipients must be residents of the counties of...
This scholarship is intended to benefit students in the BRCC Nursing or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,300
Ended
$1,500 Carolyn Lauritsen Jochen Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship is available for a student admitted to or planning to apply for admission to the BRCC Nursing program. Selection is based on a...
This scholarship is available for a student admitted to or planning to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$2,000.00 Carrie T. Urso Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for students enrolled in the BRCC Nursing Program. Recipient should have demonstrated leadership qualities or experience.
This scholarship is intended for students enrolled in the BRCC Nursing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
4 Awards of $1,325 each Catherine O. and Lyall O. Steger, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
Students enrolled in any degree or certificate program at BRCC are eligible for this scholarship. Preference will be given to students with a...
Students enrolled in any degree or certificate program at BRCC are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 4 Awards of $1,325 each
Ended
$1,800 Charles and Mary Henderson Healthcare Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to benefit students in the BRCC Nursing or Radiologic Technology programs from Harrisonburg or Rockingham County....
This scholarship is intended to benefit students in the BRCC Nursing or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,800
Ended
$1,800 Charles B. Cook Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to benefit students in the Automotive Analysis and Repair Program as a first priority. If there are no deserving...
This scholarship is intended to benefit students in the Automotive...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,800
Ended
$1,300.00 Chris and Becky Earhart Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established to assist students in attaining their educational goals. Student must have a demonstrated financial need. FAFSA...
This scholarship was established to assist students in attaining their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,300.00
Ended
2 Awards of $2,250 each Cletus Houff Family Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established for students who may otherwise have difficulty attending college. Preference may be given to working adults...
This scholarship was established for students who may otherwise have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 Awards of $2,250 each
Ended
2 Awards of $2,500 each ComSonics, Inc. Electronics Scholarship
This scholarship is available to students enrolled full-time in the electronics program. Selection is based on academic performance.
This scholarship is available to students enrolled full-time in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 Awards of $2,500 each
Ended
$2,100 Daily News-Record/Richard R.J. Morin Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students who have completed at least 24 credit hours at BRCC. Selection is based on leadership, and academic...
This scholarship is available for students who have completed at least...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,100
Ended
$1,000 Dennis W. and Mary Jane Rawley Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established to benefit students with a demonstrated need. Preference will be given to students working in or plan to work in,...
This scholarship was established to benefit students with a demonstrated...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Donald M. and Anita Kersch Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established to assist BRCC students in the Great Expectations program. The purpose is to provide assistance with tuition,...
This scholarship was established to assist BRCC students in the Great...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,200 Dr. George Lennox Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in a business or economics certificate or degree program. Preference will be given to...
This scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,200
Ended
$1,200 Dr. Oscar F. Lovelace, Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Health Care
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Lovelace a practicing Family Physician in rural Newberry County, South Carolina. In 2012, he was...
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Lovelace a practicing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200
Ended
$1,000 Dr. William R. Munsey Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for students enrolled in the Nursing or Veterinary Technology program. Must have a demonstrated financial need. (FAFSA...
This scholarship is intended for students enrolled in the Nursing or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
2 Awards of $3500 Dwight & Carolyn Houff Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students enrolled in any certificate or degree program. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated...
This scholarship is available for students enrolled in any certificate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 Awards of $3500
Ended
3- $1,000 Dynamic Aviation Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students enrolled in the Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Selection will be based on a demonstrated...
This scholarship is available for students enrolled in the Aviation...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 3- $1,000
Ended
2 Awards of $2,000 each Elaine Parkinson Memorial Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established to assist full-time, second year BRCC students in the Nursing program. Selection will be made based on a...
This scholarship was established to assist full-time, second year BRCC...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 Awards of $2,000 each
Ended
One Award of $3,500 Elton Stearn Estep Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available for a student enrolled in the BRCC Nursing Program. Preference will be given to a student with a demonstrated...
This scholarship is available for a student enrolled in the BRCC Nursing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: One Award of $3,500
Ended
$1,500 (equally divided between Fall, Spring and Summer at $500 for each semester) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students enrolled in the A.A.S. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program and has been accepted into the Paramedic...
This scholarship is available for students enrolled in the A.A.S....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 (equally divided between Fall, Spring and Summer at $500 for each semester)
Ended
$1,000.00 F&M Bank Augusta County Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students who reside in Augusta County, demonstrates financial need, and possesses and maintains a minimum GPA of...
This scholarship is available for students who reside in Augusta County,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 F&M Bank Rockingham County Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who resides in Rockingham County, demonstrates financial need, and possesses and maintains a minimum...
This scholarship will be awarded to a student who resides in Rockingham...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended