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2019 Sherando HS Scholarships

PLEASE NOTE:  ANY SCHOLARSHIPS REQUESTING AN ESSAY SHOULD BE DONE IN THE STUDENT'S GOOGLE DOCS AND FORWARDED TO:  NORDMANM@FCPSK12.NET.  ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE DONE IN THE STUDENT'S GOOGLE ACCOUNT.

1..  Brumback  Family Agricultural Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood High School and 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.

  

2. Jim and Eleanor Casey Scholarship 

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • An athlete of good character.
3. Eugene B Cooper Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood, Millbrook & Sherando High 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
  • .       If the student selected is awarded a full scholarship apart from this award the scholarship shall be returned to the Foundation and replaced in the Eugene B Cooper fund

4. Hunter T Crane Memorial Scholarship 

Available to: James Wood High School and Millbrook High School, and 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”

5. Crosen Family Scholarship 

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

The recipient mush meet the following criteria: 
  • Participated in Athletics 
  • Financial Need 
  • Work and/or Community Participation/Volunteerism

6. Crown Trophy Entrepreneurial Scholarship
Available to: James Wood High School, Millbrook High School and Sherando High School (one to each school)
The recipient must meet the following criteria:
  • Be starting a small business after graduation
  • Provide a one or two page business plan
  • Show how the scholarship funds will be spent
  • Show the time-frame for the business start-up
  • Explain what or who inspired  your desire to start the business
7. R. Thomas Malcolm Scholarship
Available to Sherando High School 2019

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 positions that have resulted in an improved school climate


8. Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners Association Scholarship
Available to:  James Wood High School, Millbrook High School, Sherando High School

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
  • US citizen
  • 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
9. Frank E. Paige, Jr. Scholarship
Available to James Wood High School, Millbrook High School, Sherando High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:
  • Financial need
  • Student has been accepted and plans to attend an accredited college, university or trade school

10.  Protect the Kids, LLC Scholarship

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

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 
  • Plans to pursue a BS degree in nursing
  • Student has been accepted and plans to  attend an accredited 4 year college or university

11. Aaron W. Disque Memorial Scholarship

Available to: Sherando High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:
  • Pursuing a career in golf (a priority but not a requirement) 
  • Has been accepted and plans to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational school 
  • Must possess good character traits 
  • A student in good standing 
  • Include an essay (no more than two pages in length) entitled “If I could Do Anything in Life, What Would it Be and Why?”

12. Myrtle D. Rhodes Scholarship

Available to: Sherando High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:
  • Be a Sherando graduate 
  • Be attending an institution of higher learning in the upcoming fall 
  • Must have a Middletown address.

13. Rinker Vocational Scholarship

Available to: Sherando High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:
  • Be a descendant of the honorees of the Scholarship, or descendant of a full-time employee of Rinker Orchards 
  • Attend a vocational/trade school or college majoring in agriculture, business, or education; or seek approved skill certification and tools to meet and perform such certification; or upgrade their skills for a qualified career objective

14.  Joseph & Barbara Roby Memorial Scholarship

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

The recipient must meet the following criteria: 

·   Financial need

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

14. The Wilbur C. Stivers Performing Arts Scholarship
Available to: James Wood, Millbrook, Sherando

The recipient must meet the following criteria:
  • Student in good standing
  • Student has been accepted and plans to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school
  • Has participated in the performing arts throught their school years (drama club, dance, music, etc)
15. Patricia and Douglas Whitacre Memorial Scholarship (Scholarship #1)

Available to: James Wood High School and Millbrook High School, and 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
16. Patricia and Douglas Whitacre Memorial Scholarship (Scholarship #2) 

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