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2021 Sherando HS Scholarships

                                                                  Application link is at bottom of list.

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.

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

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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

 

 

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?”

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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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Douglas A Moyer Memorial Scholarship

Available to:  Sherando High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Have participated in an Ag program such as FFA
  • Be a student in good standing
  • Letter of Recommendation from an AG teacher

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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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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.

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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

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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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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

·  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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Coach Rob Wright Memorial Scholarship

Available to: Sherando High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

·   Has been accepted and plans to attend an accredited college, university or vocational school

·   Must possess good character traits

·   A student in good standing

Preferable if student participated in golf, but any athletic participation is acceptable