List of Scholarships

Joy Rambert AHC Inc. Scholarship (1 at $2,000, valued at up to $8,000) for a participant in AHC Inc.'s Resident Services Program who has a high school degree or equivalant (e.g., GED), to attend an accredited post-secondary institution.

Arlington Builders Scholarship (1 at $10,000; valued at up to $40,000) for a Arlington Resident and graduate of an Arlington High School (includes Bishop O'Connell and Thomas Jefferson High School) who is the child of a full-tim construction worker, to study a construction-related major at a Virginia College or University.  Preference will be given to a student whose parents are immigrants and/or who is in this first genereation of his or her family to attend college.

Rich Doud Arlington Chamber of Commerce Scholarship (2 at $2,000) for high school seniors who are Arlington residents who have at least a 2.8 GPA, and who demonstrate student and community leadership, to attend an accredited post-secondary institution. FN

Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance Scholarship (1 at $2,500) for APS high school seniors who are members of their school's Gay Straight Alliance or whose accomplishments demonstrate significant support for the Arlington Public Schools' policies of diversity, fairness and safety, as demonstrated in an essay.

Arlington Mill High School Scholarship (1 at $2,000, valued at up to $4,000) for an Arlington Mill High School Senior to attend an accredited post-secondary institution, with a preference for a student with a GPA of at least 2.5.

Arlington School Library Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for an APS high school senior whose goals have been impacted or affected by the student's school library, as demonstrated in an essay.

Arlington Women's Civic Alliance Scholarship (1 at $1,000; valued at up to $5,000) for a woman living in Arlington who earned a high school diploma at least five years ago, and is pursuing at least half-time an undergraduate degree from a 2 or 4-year college or university or a certificate from a vocational-technical school. May be renewed for up to 4 years if the student remains in good academic standing. FN

Arlington's Future Scholarship (2 at $2,000; valued at up to $8,000) for APS high school seniors who currently reside in committed affordable housing, as defined by the Arlington County Housing Division, to attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Preference will be given to students with a 2.5 or higher GPA. Renewable with good academic standing. FN

Barr Scholarship (10 at $1,000) for Washington-Lee High School students to attend an accredited postsecondary institution. FN

David M. Brown Memorial Scholarship (1 at $2,000; valued at up to $8,000) for an APS high school senior who has demonstrated an interest in STEM fields. Renewable with good academic standing. FN

Ben Burdetsky Youth-In-Action Scholarship (2 at $1,000; valued at up to $4,000) for APS high school seniors, 1 male and 1 female, to attend an accredited institution. Consideration will be given to the student's participation in athletics, community service and leadership. Renewable for up to 3 years with good academic standing. FN

Edith Carolyn Burroughs Scholarship (1 at $2,500; valued at up to $10,000) for a female Yorktown High School senior crew member. Renewable with good academic standing. FN

Marjorie D. Buynak Scholarship (3 at up to $5,000; valued at up to $20,000) for an Arlington senior with at least a 3.0 GPA to attend a 4-year college or university. Renewable with good academic standing. FN

Elizabeth P. and Edmund D. Campbell/Verizon Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for a Washington-Lee High School senior to attend a 4-year college or university.

Paul Richard Cherney Memorial Scholarship (2 at $1,000) for one Yorktown High School senior girl and one Yorktown senior boy to attend an accredited college or university. FN

Civic Federation 911 Scholarship (5 at $1,000; valued at up to $4,000) for high school seniors with a 2.5 high school GPA to attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Applicants must have a parent who has been an Arlington County uniformed public safety employee or dispatcher for no fewer than 10 years, retired from one of the respective departments, been permanently disabled on the job, or killed in the line of duty. Renewable for up to 3 years with good academic standing.

Community Scholarship ($1,000 each) for previous recipients of ACF scholarships, who remain in good academic standing at their undergraduate learning institutions and other scholarships for high school seniors as annually determined. FN

Lillian Day School Spirit Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for Yorktown High School senior with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, to attend a 4-year college or university, who has fostered school spirit through active participation in Yorktown activities for at least 3 years.

Dolan Family Nursing Scholarship (2 at up to $5,000; valued at up to $20,000) for Arlington residents, either graduating from an Arlington high school or currently in college, to study nursing at a college or university. Renewable with good academic standing. FN

Encore Learning Scholarship  (1 at $1,000) for an APS high school senior who has served the elderly though community service activities and who plans to attend either George Mason University or Marymount University.  FN

Jerome Evenson Scholarship (1 at $3,000) for an APS high school senior planning to study science, with a preference for a student wishing to becoming a science teacher, to attend a 4-year college or university. FN

Glencarlyn/Carlin Springs Scholarship Fund (1 at $1,500; valued at up to $6,000) for an APS high school senior with at least a 2.5 GPA, who attended Glencarlyn or Carlin Springs Elementary School for at least 3 years, to attend a college or other higher education institution. Renewable for up to 3 years with good academic standing. FN

Kar F. Gong Memorial Scholarship (1 at $2,000) for an APS high school senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher to attend 4-year college or university or a community college.  FN

Alexis Jackson Memorial SOAR Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for a Yorktown High School senior who has been an active participant in the SOAR program and has demonstrated concern for the community and strong academics or proven academic progress.

Ernest A. and Virginia C. Karl Scholarship (2 at $1,000; valued at up to $4,000) for Washington-Lee High School seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA. FN

Ernest A. and Virginia C. Karl Scholarship (1 at $1,000; valued at up to $4,000) for a student attending Washington-Lee High School with a parents who is a refugee or immigrant to the U.S. Student must be a citizen or permanent resident. Renewable with good academic standing. FN

Valerie and Allen Kitchens Family Scholarship (2 at $1,000) for an APS high school senior who will be taking at least 12 credits at a community college. FN

Layman Foundation Scholarship (1 at $5,000; valued at up to $20,000) for a student who has completed Edu-Futuro's Emerging Leaders Program (part 1 or 2).  The strongest candidates will be the first in their families to attend college, have overcome adversity, and/or have a well-rounded record of achievement.

Rose Benté Lee Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for an Arlington resident to study nursing at a Virginia college or university. FN

Macy's Scholarship (2 at $2,500; valued at up to $10,000) for Arlington high school seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA, to attend an accredited learning institution. Renewable for 3 years with good academic standing. FN for one award.

Donn and Michael Marston Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for a high school senior residing in Arlington who has made a significant contribution to the athletic program in his/her Arlington high school. The student cannot be a recipient of full college athletic scholarship.

Charles M. and Elizabeth S. Munnecke Scholarship (for tuition and fees up to $10,000; valued up to $40,000) for high school seniors residing in Arlington, who have attended an Arlington Public School during their junior and senior years, to attend a 4-year college or university. Scholarship recipients are encouraged to provide future public service in Arlington. Renewable for up to 3 years with good academic standing. FN

New Americans Scholarship (1 at $3,500; valued at up to $17,500) for an APS high school senior or college student who is or whose parent is a refugee or immigrant to the U.S. Renewable through undergraduate degree with good academic standing. FN

Honorable William T. Newman, Jr. Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for an Arlington African-American high school senior with at least a 3.0 GPA, with an interest in law or the fine arts, to attend an accredited 4-year college or university. FN

Gail Nuckols Memorial Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for an APS high school senior who has a B average to attend a 4-year college or university. Preference given to a student planning to major in education.

James T. Schollaert Memorial Wrestling Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for a Yorktown High School wrestling team member with a GPA of at least 3.0, to attend an accredited institution of higher learning.

The Dr. Robert G. Smith Scholarship Fund (1 at $1,000) for an APS student that demonstrates financial need and is interested in pursuing a degree in Education. FN

Gloria A. Steffan Scholarship Fund (2 at $2,000) is for two Arlington seniors who plan to study fine arts or the performing arts during their college career. FN

Ralph Stone/Taylor Pride Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for an APS high school senior who attended Taylor Elementary School to attend a 4-year college or university.

Emerson G. and Dolores G. Reinsch Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for an APS high school senior, with at least a 3.0 GPA, to attend an accredited 4-year college or university. Preference given to a student with entrepreneurial spirit and/or planning to study business. FN

Warren G. Stambaugh Memorial Foundation Scholarship (1 at $1,500; valued at up to $6,000) for a student with a disability to attend an accredited college or university.

Frank K. Wilson Scholarship (1 at $1,000) for an APS high school senior who has had an Individualized Education Plan and plans to attend an accredited post-secondary institution. FN

Sue Gillespie Wysor Memorial Scholarship Fund (1 at $2,000; valued at up to $8,000) for APS high school seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA, who have a demonstrated interest in biological sciences. Recipients must attend an accredited 4-year postsecondary institution or a college within the Virginia Community College System. Renewable for up to 3 years with good academic standing. FN

Yorktown Counseling PTA Scholarship (3 at $1,000) for a Yorktown High School senior who is in the first generation of their immediate family to attend college, has made academic improvement, or has overcome adversity during high school to attend a college or university. The student must have financial need. FN

Yorktown High School Scholarship (2 at $1,000) for a Yorktown High School senior, to attend an accredited learning institution.