College Preparation Assistance
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Kerry Bass Memorial Scholarship
Award: The Beekeepers Guild of Southeast Virginia will award a scholarship in the
amount of $1000 in the fall of the award year to a graduating senior planning to
major in elementary education (K-5).
Purpose of Scholarship:
To assist undergraduate students enrolled in an Elementary (K-5) Education field
of study with tuition expenses.
Applicant must be a resident of the city in which scholarship is being granted;
Applicant must be eligible for graduation in the scholarship year;
Applicant must have been accepted or have applied to an accredited full-time
4-year undergraduate program beginning with the fall semester in the year
the scholarship is being presented;
Applicant must intend to teach K-5 grade upon completion of undergraduate
Applicant must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.0
scale) or higher.
Applications and accompanying paperwork must be received between March 1 st
and April 1 st of the award year. Selected scholarship winners will be announced
in Mid-May of the award year. The Scholarship will be awarded to the selected
student for the fall in the year the scholarship is being presented.
Complete Application Packet Must Include the Following:
A brief essay (four pages maximum, typed, double spaced, font size 12 point, a
minimum of two pages is required) on your career goals, specifically including
how you see your education impacting the lives of children following graduation
from college, and why;
Essay must contain name and contact information at the top of first page;
A completed, legible scholarship application form;
One letter of reference from a current or past faculty member (Not
required for home applicants);
A copy of high school transcript, SAT or ACT results.
Mail Application to: Scholarship Chairperson
912 Hanbury Ct.
Chesapeake, Va. 23322
UNCF $25K STEM Scholarship and other UNCF opportunities
PROGRAM BENEFITS INCLUDE:
Tiered tuition scholarships up to a total of $25,000
* $2,500 – freshmen and sophomores academic years
* $5,000 – juniors and seniors academic years
* An additional $5,000 – fifth year students
* A $5,000 internship stipend for a STEM–related Project
* K–12 STEM Summer Institute (pre-college)
* UNCF Student Tech Empowerment Workshop
Career-development support: Mentoring, training and education
* Access to entrepreneurial training in launching new tech ventures through competitive venture accelerator program
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*****NEW SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE ******
AABE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
The Virginia Chapter of AABE has $24,000 in Scholarship money to give away this year. We will be giving eight $3000.00 scholarships. Our top candidates are submitted to the regional and national Chapters for the opportunity to win additional funds. Please visit our website to apply or encourage others to apply if they meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Have minimally, an overall “B” unweighted academic average (3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale)
- Be a graduating high school senior who has applied to one or more colleges/universities
- Plan to major in buisness, one of the physical science, technology, engineering or mathematics fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector.
- Be a member of a class or group of individuals who has been historically underepresented in the sciences, technology, engineering and math related disciplines.
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