Scholarships Identified and Awarded by SFS

Alexander Hamilton IV Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students with financial need, in the College of Arts and Sciences.

History: The Alexander Hamilton IV Endowed Scholarship was established in September 1989 by Alexander Hamilton IV.

Andrew C. Kimball Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to a Wakefield High School graduate who is attending or planning to attend the University.

History: The Andrew C. Kimball Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Daniel B. Kimball in December 1985. The scholarship was created in loving memory of Andrew C. Kimball, who passed away due to cancer. 

Andrew W. and Anna B. Merle Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are residents of Maryland.

History: The Andrew W and Anna B Merle Scholarship was established in July 1987, through the will of Andrew W. Merle. 

Anonymous Arts and Sciences Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, who have demonstrated financial need. 

History: The Anonymous Arts and Science Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in April 2013. 

Barth Gilcrist Endowed Engineering Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are majoring in Engineering; Preference shall be given to New York residents from the counties of Orange, Ulster and Duchess, who have demonstrated financial need and academic excellence. 

History: The Barth Gilcrist Endowed Engineering scholarship was established in March 1990, through the will of Mr. Barth Gilcrist. 

Bayly Tiffany Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to Academic, Law, and Medical students who are residents of Accomack or Northampton counties.

History: The Bayly Tiffany Scholarship was created by the will of Mrs. Evelyn May Bayly Tiffany, who passed away in May 1929. 

Benjamin F. Thomas Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are graduates of Chattanooga and Hamilton County (Tennessee), and who have demonstrated academic excellence and financial need.  

History: The Benjamin F. Thomas Scholarship was established by Mrs. Anne Taylor Thomas, in honor of her husband, Benjamin F. Thomas in 1942. 
 

Cephas H. Sinclair Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students, with preference given to a descendent of George Sinclair.

History: The Cephas H. Sinclair Scholarship was established by Mr. Cephas H. Sinclair in April 1927. 

Charles Fred Wonson Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are graduates of Staunton High School in Staunton, Virginia.

History: The Charles Fred Wonson Scholarship was established in January 1973 by the will of Mrs. Marie H. Wonson as a memorial to her son Charles Fred Wonson, who was killed in World War II. 

Charles S. Ross Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to an undergraduate student that demonstrates academic excellence and has financial need.

History: The Charles S. Ross Scholarship was established by Charles S. Ross of Hockessin, Delaware in October 2002.

John Lewis Legacy Courage Scholarship (formerly known as the Chick-Fil-A Bowl Endowed Scholarship)

Criteria: This scholarship provides full or partial funding on the basis of merit, with preference given to those who have demonstrated leadership potential.  Further preference is given to undergraduate students from the Atlanta, Georgia, public school system who have participated in the National Football Foundation's Play It Smart program.

History: The Chick-Fil-A Bowl Scholarship was established by Chick-Fil-A Corporation in February 2012. The scholarship name was changed to the John Lewis Legacy Courage scholarship on December 31, 2020.

Cleveland County, North Carolina Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is provided annually to one or more students who have demonstrated financial need, academic merit, and who reside in Cleveland County, North Carolina.

History: The Cleveland County, North Carolina Scholarship was established by John E. Crosland, D.D.S and Suzanne Stumberg Crosland, of Shelby, North Carolina in September 1999.

College of Arts and Sciences Unrestricted Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

History: The College of Arts and Sciences Unrestricted Scholarship was established by Brenton S. Halsey in January 1983. 

Davenport and Company of Virginia Inc. Endowment Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

History: The Davenport and Company of Virginia Inc. Endowment Fund was established by Davenport & Company of Virginia, Inc., of Richmond, Virginia, in June 1995. 
 

Davis and Ina Walker Endowed Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and are residents of the city of Martinsville, Virginia. 

History: The Davis and Ina Walker Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by William D. Walker, of Houston, Texas, on behalf of his wife, Deborah D. Walker, and his children, in honor of his parents, Davis and Ina Walker, in December 1993. 

Dorothy M. and Andrew D. Shapiro Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need and are residents of Roanoke City or Roanoke County. 

History: The Dorothy M. and Andrew D. Shapiro Scholarship Fund was established by Dr. Andrew Shapiro, of Roanoke, Virginia, in memory of his son, Ronald Shapiro, who passed away in October 1994. 

Dr. Thomas L. Watson, Sr., Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to in-state undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and are majoring in a science.

History: The Dr. Thomas L. Watson, Sr., Scholarship Fund was established by Elizabeth M. Watson, wife of Thomas L. Watson, Jr., in memory of her father-in-law in November 2010. Thomas L. Watson, Sr., was a former professor of Geology at the University of Virginia. 

Edward Cooke Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to students that have demonstrated financial need, and are residents of either Dinwiddie, Prince George, or Sussex counties, or are residents of Petersburg and Colonial Heights cities. 

History: The Edward Cooke Scholarship was established by the will of Edward Cooke. Dr. Cooke earned two graduate degrees from the University of Virginia: a Master’s in Education in 1963, and an EDD in 1966. Dr. Cooke spent 37 years as an administrator in the Prince George County School System, and ten years in the Richmond Public School System before his retirement in 1986. The University of Virginia has received a gift of more than $1.3 million to fund scholarships for the Edward Cooke Scholarship Fund. This scholarship was established in May 2002.

Ellen and Gilbert Campbell Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and are residents of Albemarle County, Virginia, or the City of Charlottesville. 

History: The Ellen and Gilbert Campbell Endowed Scholarship was established by Virginia C. Woodford, Audrey C. Lange, and Gilbert S. Campbell, Jr. in November 1981. 

First and Merchants National Bank Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence, financial need, are Virginia residents, and are enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, Darden Business School, Law School, or the McIntire School of Commerce.

History: The First and Merchants National Bank Scholarship was established by the Trustees of the First & Merchant Foundation in November 1983.  

Flournoy-Threadcraft Trust Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are high school graduates of Portsmouth, Virginia. 

History: The Flournoy-Threadcraft Trust Scholarship was established by the will of the late Seaborn Jones Flourney in May 2013. 

George Cameron Scholarship

Criteria: This one-time scholarship provides support for undergraduate students who are graduates of Petersburg High School.

History: The George Cameron Scholarship was established in 1972.

George E. Hamovit Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: This renewable scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, reside in Petersburg, Virginia, and have attended Petersburg High School.

History: The George E. Hamovit Memorial Scholarship was established as a kind gesture on the part of George E. Hamovit parents and his friends to seek something positive in his death in October 1968. In his own words, he was a “good student, but not a great one.” 

Gertrude A. Yuill Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are a resident from the Appalachian region of Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky, with preference given to students from the state of Virginia, who have demonstrated financial need and academic excellence. 

History: The Gertrude A. Yuill Scholarship was established by Robert J. Buchanan of College Station, Texas, in April 2002.

Halifax County Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need, and who reside and attended high school in Halifax County, Virginia. 

History: The Halifax County Scholarship was established by James W. Bradshaw (Col’ 71) in June 2006. 

Halifax County/South Boston Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: The scholarship provides support to undergraduate students from the South Boston or Halifax County, Va., areas who have demonstrated financial need.

History: James Bradshaw (Col '71) created the Halifax County/South Boston, Virginia, Endowed Scholarship Fund in 1991. Mr. Bradshaw, a native of Halifax County, funded the scholarship to increase economic and geographic diversity at the University, specifically targeted for prospective students from the southern part of Virginia.

Harry Bramhall Gilbert Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and have graduated from a public high school in the City of Chesapeake. The award can be offered to students in the School of Architecture, School of Engineering and Applied Science, or College of Arts & Sciences.

History: The Harry Bramhall Gilbert Scholarship was established by the Harry Bramhall Gilbert Charitable Trust in December 2001. 

Helen and Llewellyn Griffith Hoxton Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to third- and fourth-year undergraduate students majoring in physics, who have demonstrated financial need, and academic achievement.

History: The Helen and Llewellyn Griffith Hoxton Scholarship was established by Dr. Llewellyn Hoxton, a distinguished former professor of physics, in November 1967. 

H.C. Watson Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support for students who are from Northampton and Accomack Counties in Virginia, who are also receiving the Bayly-Tiffany Scholarship.

History: The H.C. Watson Memorial Scholarship was established by the will of Herman C. Watson in 1971. 

Henson R. Boswell, Jr., Foundation Greenwood Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to students who reside in, or who have resided in, Greenwood, Virginia (Albemarle County).

History: The Henson R. Boswell, Jr., Foundation Greenwood Scholarship was established by the will of Henson R. Boswell in June 1993. 

Hollis Rinehart Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are a resident of Albemarle County, or the City of Charlottesville, Virginia. 

History: The Hollis Rinehart Scholarship was established by the grandfather of William A. Rinehart, III in 1988.

Irby Cauthen Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, who have demonstrated financial need. 

History: The Irby Cauthen Endowed Scholarship was established by Wyatt Andrews, of Vienna, Virginia, in June 1978.

Isaac L. Cary Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need. 

History: The Isaac L. Cary Scholarship was established by the will of Isaac L. Cary in 1948. 

James P. Soper, Jr., Endowed Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to fourth year undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, who in character and influence, best exemplify the highest ideals of the college, and have demonstrated financial need. 

History: The James P. Soper, Jr., Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by James Soper, III, of Kelseyville, California, in February 1995.

Jayne W. McGowan Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who attended Fayetteville-Manlius High School (Manlius, NY). 

History: The Hearin-Chandler Foundation established this fund to honor the memory of Jayne Warren McGowan, Class of 2003, who passed away unexpectedly on November 9, 2007. The foundation and the McGowan family hope that by establishing this scholarship, students attending Fayetteville-Manlius High School in Manlius, N.Y., from which Jayne graduated, will be encouraged to apply for admission to the University of Virginia. 

Jesse Parker Williams Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are a resident of the state of North Carolina.

History: The Jesse Parker Williams Scholarship was established by the will of Cora B. Williams in June 1924.  

Jill T. Rinehart Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are a resident of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and Counties contiguous to Albemarle County, who have demonstrated financial need.

History: The Jill T. Rinehart Scholarship was established by Jill T. Rinehart in June 2010. 

John A. Blackburn Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need.

History: The Blackburn Scholarship was established to honor John A. “Jack” Blackburn, who served as the dean of admissions from 1985 until his passing in 2009. Friends and colleagues of the former dean created the scholarship and began raising funds when they first learned he was ill. More than $1.8 million has been raised so far, including a contribution from all deans of admissions at Virginia public universities.

John Allen Love Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students from Missouri. First preference shall be given to applicants who reside in St. Louis or St. Louis County, with secondary preference given to those residing in St. Louis County, who are enrolled in courses in the Department of Government and Foreign Affairs.

History: The John Allen Love Scholarship was established in December 1961.

John B. Adger Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support for to undergraduate students, with preference give to those from South Carolina or Virginia, who are taking courses leading to the degrees of B.A. or M.A., and solely on the basis of the applicant’s academic record. 

History: The John B. Adger Scholarship was established by Jennie W. Adger, in memory of her Husband, John B. Adger, M.A. (Virginia, 1880). 

John Gilbert Cadmus Hinman Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to a deserving undergraduate student from Chesapeake or Portsmouth, Virginia, who have demonstrated financial need and academic achievement.

History: The John Gilbert Cadmus Hinman Endowed Scholarship was established by the Elsie Hinman Cadmus, the sister of John Gilbert Hinman, in April 2014. 

John R. and Robbie M. Wells Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student who is a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

History: The John R. and Robbie M. Wells Memorial Scholarship was established by Robbie Maud Wells, of the city of Alexandria, in September 2014. 

John Thomas Walker Memorial Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, who graduated from a Virginia Public High School; with preference given to students from the Counties of Culpeper, Greene, Madison, and Orange. 

History: The John Thomas Walker Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Robert J. Kane, of Brightwood, Virginia, in July 1993. 

Joseph Witt and Ruth Brown Coleman Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support for undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, who have demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. In case where all things are equal, special consideration is given to residents of Lynchburg, Virginia, or Rocky Mount, North Carolina. 

History: The Joseph Witt and Ruth Brown Coleman Endowed Scholarship was established by the will of Margaret Reaves Coleman, a resident of Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, in September 1994. 

Judge Francis W. Smith, Sr., and Avee Chiles Smith Endowed Scholarship/Fellowship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to an undergraduate student resident of Buchanan, Dickinson, Wise, and Tazwell Counties in Virginia, who has demonstrated financial need. 

History: The Judge Francis, Sr., W. Smith and Avee Chiles Smith Endowed Scholarship/Fellowship was established by Frank W. Smith, Jr., of Seattle, Washington, in 1995.

Keith LaMott Jacquot Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.  

History: The Keith LaMott Jacquot Memorial Scholarship was established by the Gamma Omicron Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon in June 1973.

Kenneth N. and Barbara B. Adatto Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, with preference given to Echols Scholars from the state of Louisiana. Recipients of the scholarships will be selected by the Director of the Echols Program. 

History: The Kenneth N. and Barbara B. Adatto Scholarship was established by Kenneth N. Adatto, of New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1994. 

Laura C. Hudson Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students studying towards a degree in the department of Politics in the College of Arts and Sciences. First consideration shall be given to students who are Virginia residents, and have demonstrated financial need, with merit as a secondary consideration. 

History: The Laura C. Hudson Scholarship was established by Cynthia Hudson Morton in honor of her late sister, Laura C. Hudson, GSAS ’75.

Laura Kaye Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to out-of-state undergraduate students in the School of Architecture, who have demonstrated financial need. 

History: The Laura Kaye Endowed Scholarship was established by Philip Young and Janice Jones Young, of Great Neck, Long Island, New York, in memory of their daughter, Laura Kaye in March 1989. 

Lee-Lindsey Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to entering undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, who have demonstrated financial need. 

History: The Lee-Lindsey Scholarship was established by L. Edgar Lee (A&S ’52, MD ’56) and Audrey Bohnengel Lee, of Delaware, Ohio, in December 1999 to honor Irving Lindsey, a University of Virginia Graduate (1927-32). As a former mathematics teacher at George Washington High School in Alexandria, Virginia, Mr. Irving was greatly beloved by the students, who responded to his encouragement to strive for excellence in all that they did. 

Leona I. and Linton Mason Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students majoring in Business, Engineering, or Science, who are residents of Northern Virginia, the Piedmont region, or Culpeper.

History: The Leona I. and Linton Mason Memorial Scholarship was established by the Leona I. Mason Trust in 1972.

Leslie M. and Charles W. Cantwell Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, who have demonstrated academic excellence (prior to entering the school), and financial need. 

History: The Leslie M. and Charles W. Cantwell Scholarship was established by the will of Leslie M. Cantwell in 2014. 

Lillie Mae and Alva B. Johns Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to third- and fourth-year undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need, and are majoring in the following fields of study: Ethics in the Religious Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences, Teacher Education and Human Services in the Curry School of Education, and fellowships to graduate students studying Material Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

History: The Lillie Mae and Alva B. Johns Scholarship was established by Nadene J. and James G. Stockard, of Alexandria, Virginia, in June 1999. This scholarship was created to honor Lillie Mae and Alva B. Johns for their lifetime achievements as parents and community members, for their high ethical standards, and for their belief in the value of education and learning. 

Louis and Gretchen Klaff Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, who have demonstrated financial need. 

History: The Louis and Gretchen Klaff Scholarship was established in November 2009 by Louise and Gretchen Klaff, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Lt. Robert Hancock Wood, Jr., Aviator Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students, who are residents of Charlottesville or Albemarle County. 

History: The Lt. Robert Hancock Wood, Jr., Aviator Scholarship was established by the Albemarle Chapter of Daughter of the American Revolution, in 1919. This scholarship was created to celebrate the life of the son of one of the members of the Albemarle Chapter, who was killed in action in France during the First World War. 

M. Y. Sutherland, Jr., Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need and are a resident of Albemarle County, Virginia. 

History: The M. Y. Sutherland, Jr., Endowed Scholarship was established by the will of M.Y. Sutherland, Jr., of Albemarle County, Virginia, in April 1993. 

Marc Jonathan Zolides Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need and are enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences. Preference is given to those whose primary course work will be completed in the Department of Psychology. 

History: The Marc Jonathan Zolides Scholarship was established by William H. and Jayne R. Zolides, of Naples, Florida, in June 1998. 

Margaret Kendall Read and Samuel Bertolet Read Undergraduate Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to first-year undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

History: The Margaret Kendall Read and Samuel Bertolet Read Undergraduate Scholarship Fund was established by Samuel Bertolet Read, of Catlett, Virginia, in April 2008.

Mary Ann and J. David Wine Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support for a graduate of Virginia Western Community College’s RN program, who has been admitted to the RN to BSN program in the School of Nursing. 

History: The Mary Ann and J. David Wine Scholarship was established by Mary Ann and J. David Wine in December 2015. The University of Virginia has been a touchstone for the Wine’s and their family. 

Maryland Merit Award Program

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are residents of the State of Maryland.

History: The Maryland Merit Award Program was established by H. Mebane Turner in 1975. 

MBNA Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, who have demonstrated financial need. 

History: The MBNA Scholarship Fund was established by MBNA, of Wilmington, Delaware, in October 1997. 

MCM Foundation Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, who have demonstrated financial need, and are out-of-state students.

History: The MCM Foundation Scholarship was established by the MCM Foundation in March 2010. 

Oliver Linwood Perry Endowed Scholarship

Criteria: This renewable scholarship provides support to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate a history of service with Native American tribes. Preference is given to those who work with tribes that are indigenous to Virginia. To be considered for this scholarship, students must submit one letter of reference from a Native American tribal leader. 

History: The Oliver Linwood Perry Endowed Scholarship was established by Oliver Linwood Perry, Jr., of Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, in February 1995. 

Paul B. Barringer Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences. Preference is given to students from the Southeast United States.

History: The Paul B. Barringer Scholarship Fund was established by Paul B. Barringer, of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, in June 1995. 

Paul Mellon Scholarship

Criteria: This renewable scholarship provides support to undergraduate students that have demonstrated financial need, and reside in Fauquier County, Virginia.  

History: The Paul Mellon Scholarship was established by the will of Paul Mellon in February 2002. 

Richmond Alumni Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated proficiency in football and have been recommended by the governing board of the Student Aid Foundation. 

History: The Richmond Alumni Scholarship was established by alumni of the University from Richmond, in honor of William T. Elias -- then football coach, in 1962. 

Robert J. Buchanan Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students from the state of VA, WV, TN, and KY. Preference is given to students from the state of Virginia, who have demonstrated financial need. 

History: The Robert J. Buchanan Scholarship Fund was established by Robert J. Buchanan, of College Station, Texas, in April 2002. 

Robert Waddy Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to an entering undergraduate student, who is a graduate of Louisa County High School. Created according to the dictates of the will of Robert Waddy of Fayette County, Kentucky. 

History: The Robert Waddy Scholarship was established by Robert Burns Waddy in 1921. Dr. Waddy lived in Lexington, Kentucky at the time of his death.

Rugby Road Friends Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated financial need.

History: The Rugby Road Friends Scholarship was established by Rugby Road Friends in October 2012. 

Samuel Watts Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to students attending the University of Virginia.

History: The Samuel Watts Scholarship was established by Samuel W. Zimmer in April 1928.  

Sarah Seward Scholarship

Criteria: This one-time scholarship provides support to first-year undergraduate students, who were graduates of Petersburg High School.  Recipients are chosen by the Petersburg School Board.

Simon Seward Scholarship

Criteria: This one-time scholarship provides support to first-year undergraduate students, who were graduates of Petersburg High School.  Recipients are chosen by the Petersburg School Board.

Sylvia and Saul Ritzenberg Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who have demonstrated financial need, academic excellence, are enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, and are a resident of District of Columbia.

History: The Sylvia and Saul Ritzenberg Scholarship was established by Saul Ritzenberg, of Washington, D.C., in December 1997.

Texans at UVA

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are residents of Texas, who have demonstrated financial need. 

History: The Texans at UVA scholarship was established in November 2013. 
 

Thomas Maury Pankey and Nora Hall Pankey Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who attended Buckingham County High Schools, with demonstrated financial need. If no student from Buckingham County qualifies, an award should be given to a student from the surrounding Counties of Fluvanna, Cumberland, Prince Edward, Appomattox, and Nelson. 

History: The Thomas Maury Pankey and Nora Hall Pankey Scholarship was established by Thomas Maury Pankey, of Roanoke County, Virginia, in December 2002. 

Thomas Pinckney Bryan Memorial Scholarship

Criteria: This renewable scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are a graduate of the Episcopal High School in Virginia. The recipient of this scholarship is chosen by the Principal of the Episcopal High School of Virginia. 

History: The Thomas Pinckney Bryan Memorial Scholarship was established by Helen Hamilton Bryan, of Richmond, Virginia, in October 1923.

University Achievement Award

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to exceptional undergraduate students from Virginia who will add to the diversity of the student population. Awards are based primarily on Virginia residency, academic merit, leadership, and outstanding citizenship. A student must also satisfy at least two of the following conditions: (1) have a history of overcoming adversity; (2) be a first-generation college student; (3) be a member of an underrepresented minority or ethnic group; (4) be a member of a low income family; (5) reside in a rural or inner-city location; (6) have been raised in a single parent household.  A committee reviews all applicants from Virginia for possible awards, and notifications are sent in early April. 

History: The University Achievement Awards were established in 1985.

V. Thomas Forehand, Jr., Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to an undergraduate student from the city of Chesapeake, who attended Oscar F. Smith High School, Norfolk Academy, or Nansemond-Suffolk Academy.

History: The V. Thomas Forehand, Jr., Scholarship was established by V. Thomas Forehand, Jr., of Chesapeake, Virginia, in November 1995. 

Valentine Birely Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students from Maryland; with preference given to students from Frederick County and Frederick City.  Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic promise and demonstrated financial need. 

History: Evelena H. Birely of Baltimore, Maryland (widow of Valentine Birely), established the Valentine Birely scholarship in memory of her son, Luther Seevers Birely in February 1889.

Zack Toms Scholarship Fund

Criteria: This scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who are residents of the state of Virginia, with preference to students from the Richmond area. 

History: The Zack Toms Scholarship Fund was established by Zack and Frances Toms in 1959.