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2021 James Wood HS Scholarships

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Frederick County Educational Foundation

Available Scholarships

2021

 

Apple Federal Credit Union Scholarship

 

Available to: James Wood, Sherando and Millbrook High Schools

 The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • A graduating student in good standing
  • Must have been accepted and plans to attend an accredited college or university
  • MUST intend to pursue a career in TEACHING


Philip Banning Scholarship

 

Available to:  James Wood High School

 The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·         Be enrolled in a college preparatory program at JWHS.

·                  Be a major contributor in an athletic program at JWHS and have earned a letter in the program in which he/she participated.

·                  Be of good moral character and have no major discipline record at the high school.

·                  If two student athletes have the same scholastic average, the selection committee will determine the recipient based on the criterion in item #1.

·                  If the student athlete with the highest scholastic average receives a substantial scholarship from another source, the student athlete with the second highest scholastic average will receive the award provided the criteria for the scholarship have been met.

·         The recipient shall have been accepted to college and must enter in the fall following graduation.  The money will be given to the student upon enrollment.

 

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Brumback  Family Agricultural Scholarship

Available to:  James Wood High School or Sherando High School

                                                                                                                                                                       

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·            be a graduating senior from either James Wood or Sherando High School;

·            attend an accredited institution of higher learning offering a two- or four-year degree, including a vocational institution;

·            intend to study in an agriculture related field;

·            have studied agriculture for at least two years in high school, preferably in his/her junior/senior years; and

·            have a grade point average of at least 2.5.

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Jim and Eleanor Casey Scholarship

 

Available to:  James Wood High School (One), Millbrook High School (two) and Sherando High School (one)

The recipient must meet the following criteria:       

·   An athlete of good character.


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Eugene B Cooper Scholarship                 

Available to:  James Wood, Sherando & Millbrook High Schools(one for each school)

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 

·         A graduating student in good standing

·         The student has been accepted by an accredited college, university, or trade school

·         The student must possess good character traits

·         The applicant must include an original essay (no more than two pages in length() to address the reason they are worthy of the scholarship


 

Hunter T Crane Memorial Scholarship 

 Available to:  James Wood High School, Millbrook High School, Sherando High School

 The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·         a graduating student in good standing

·         has been accepted and plans to attend an accredited college, university, or  trade      school

·         must possess good character traits

·         must include an essay, no more than 2 pages in length, entitled “My Life       Rules”

 

 

Crosen Family Scholarship

 

Available to: James Wood High School, Millbrook High School, Sherando High School(one for each school)

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Participation in Athletics
  • Financial Need
  • Work/Community Participation/Volunteerism

 

 

 Alan Devers Memorial Scholarship               

Available to:  James Wood High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·   graduating senior from James Wood High School who is preferably a key club member,

·   is service-minded,

·   is in good academic standing,

·   and who has demonstrated community service participation acknowledged by school staff. 

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P. Wendell Dick Scholarship

Available to:  James Wood High School

 

The Recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • highly motivated – will attend and complete college
  • good character
  • sets a good example for others
  • honest
  • positive attitude
  • financial need

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Philip Dale Shutters Farley Memorial Scholarship 

Available to:  James Wood High School

 The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·         Overall 2.5 GPA or higher as verified by JWHS administrators.

·         Proof of need with family income not to exceed $60,000 unless special conditions apply

·         Priority given to qualified FULL-TIME students attending (in this order)

1.       Virginia Tech

2.       WVU

3.       Fairmont State3 University

4.       Any other 4 year VIRGINIA university

5.       Any non- Virginia  university

·         Field of Study (in this order)

1.       Mining Engineering

2.       Any other Engineering course

3.       Business Administration

4.       Accounting

5.       Pre-Med

6.       Nursing

                                         7.      Education

 

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Amy Walker Harlow Memorial Scholarship              

Available to:  James Wood High School

 

The recipient must meet the following criteria:                                                                                         

·   a graduating James Wood High School student

·   demonstrated financial need

·    active in the Pony Club, 4-H, or FFA.

 

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The Allen T. Hester Scholarship

 Available to: James Wood, Sherando and Millbrook High Schools

 The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·   Preferred by not mandatory that student be in Special Education

·   Planning on a career in the field of  Special Education

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James Wood High School Class of 1963

 

Available to:  James Wood High School

 

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·         Student shall be of good character

·         Student shall have demonstrated leadership qualities

·         Student shall have maintained a minimum grade point average of 2.5

·         Student shall have applied for and been accepted to an institution of higher or continued learning

·         Student shall have financial need

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James Wood High School Class of 1964   

Available to:  James Wood High School

 

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·         Graduate from James Wood High School

·         Attendance at an institution of higher learning, including a vocational institution

·         Consideration shall be given to any descendant from the members of the James Wood Class of 1964

 

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James Wood High School Class of 1965

Available to:  James Wood High School

 

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·         Student shall be of good character

·         Student shall have demonstrated leadership qualities

·         Student shall have maintained a minimum grade point average of 2.5

·         Student shall have applied for and been accepted to an institution of higher or continued learning

·         Student shall have financial need

 

James Wood Class of 1969 Memorial Scholarship

 Available to:  James Wood  High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·         Financial need

·         Engaged in school clubs, extracurricular activities or other community service for tw or more years

·         Provide an essay (no more than one page) titled “How has James Wood prepared you to pursue your dreams and aspirations”

 

James Wood Class of 1984 Scholarship                                                                

 Available to:  James Wood High School

 The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·      Attendance at an institution of higher learning learning, including a vocational institution

·      A James Wood High School graduate based on financial need who has demonstrated a desire to further his/her education

 

James Wood Class of 2014 Scholarship  

 Available to:  James Wood High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • GPA of 2.75 or greater
  • Active in a school club or sport (minimum of one year)
  • Essay of NO MORE than two pages on “WHAT BEING A JAMES WOOD COLONEL MEANS TO ME”

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R. Thomas Malcolm Scholarship

 

Available to:  James Wood  2021                                                                                                                

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • a student who has made a positive difference in his/her high school as a result of involvement in activities, clubs, or position(s) that have resulted in an improved school climate.

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Mueller-Peluso Memorial Scholarship

Available to:  James Wood High School

 The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • student must be attending a 4 year college or university
  • must be majoring in Mechanical, Electrical, Structueral or Industrial Engineering
  • based on financial need
  • must have demonstrated a desire to further his/her education

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Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners Association Scholarship

Available to: James Wood, Sherando, Millbrook

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Career goal must be horticulture or in an agriculture-related field
  • Must have taken at least 3 high school classes in any of the following subjects: biology, agriculture, horticulture, earth science, environmental science or a similar field of study
  • Are currently or have been a member/volunteer of an agriculture-related program through a community service organization, cooperative extension, or similar organization within the past 4 years
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Must submit a letter of recommendation from a faculty member and from a leader of one of your listed volunteer organizations
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Parkinson Memorial Scholarship

 

Available to:  James Wood High School                                                                                                                                                                      

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·            The recipient will be a graduating senior from James Wood High School with a “B” average

·            The recipient must be entering college in the upcoming fall in a service-related field such as teaching, nursing, social work, etc.

 

 

William R. (Billy)  Pugh Memorial Scholarship

 Available to: James Wood High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Attending a college, university, trade or technical school
  • Strong work ethic
  • Community minded
  • Display Leadership abilities

 

 

Rees Memorial Scholarship 

Available to:  James Wood High School

 The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Student in good standing
  • Accepted and plans to attend in any degree program at an institute of higher learning

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Joseph P. & Barbara Roby Memorial Scholarship 

Available to:  James Wood, Sherando & Millbrook High Schools 

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·   Financial need

·   A one page essay entitled “What Defines Christian Character”

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Winifred Whitacre Rogers Memorial Scholarship     

Available to:  James Wood High School

 

The recipient must meet the following criteria:                                                                                         

·   The recipient will be a graduating senior from James Wood High School

·   plans to enter the field of education.

·   The student should show a strong desire to excel

 

 

Donald H. Shirley Scholarship

 

Available to:  James Wood High School

 

The recipient must meet the following criteria:                                                                                         

·   highly motivated graduating senior from James Wood High School. 

·    must be entering a college or university in the upcoming fall

·   must be of good character

·   set good examples for others, be honest, and possess a positive attitude. 

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Chanel Stokes Memorial Scholarship

 Available to:  James Wood High School, Millbrook, Sherando (one each)

 The recipient must meet the following criteria: 

·         Financial need

·         The student has been accepted and plans to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school

·         The student must possess strong Christian character

·         The application must include an essay (no more than two pages in length) . The essay should be based on the following: Someone you know is facing a life altering situation which will forever impact their life and yours. You are compelled to place their needs above your own and have to find a way to encourage them to choose joy during such a grim time. Explain how you would accomplish this task.

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Wells Fargo Scholarship

 Available to: James Wood, Millbrook, Sherando

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·  A graduating student in good standing

·  Accepted and plans to attend a Virginia Community College

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Patricia and Douglas Whitacre Memorial Scholarship (Scholarship #1)

 Available to:  James Wood High School, Millbrook High School, Sherando High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·   graduate of a Frederick County High School

·   attendance in a degree program at a Virginia institution of higher learning, including vocational, training, and technical institutions

·   exhibits academic ability

 

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Patricia and Douglas Whitacre Memorial Scholarship (Scholarship #2) 

Available to:  James Wood High School, Millbrook High School, Sherando High School 

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·   graduate of a Frederick County High School

·   attendance in a degree program at a Virginia institution of higher learning, including vocational, training, and technical institutions

·   financial need and a strong desire to excel

 

 

Winchester-Frederick County Bar Association/Michael M. Foreman Scholarship

 Available  to: James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando (one to each school)

 The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Deserving student interested in pursuing studies in public service or law

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Melton F. Wright Distinguished Service Award

Available to:  James Wood High School

 

The recipient must meet the following criteria:                                                                                         

·   a graduating senior who has distinguished himself/ herself through unselfish service to school and community. 

·   the recipient does not have to be at or near the top of his/her class; service is of greater importance than scholarship in selecting the recipient.

·   must be approved by the trustees named above .

 

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