2022 JWHS 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.

Apple Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Available to: James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando 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

Brumback Family Agricultural Scholarship

Available to: James Wood 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

  • Have a grade point average of at least 2.5

Jim and Eleanor Casey Scholarship

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

  • The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • An athlete of good character.

Eugene B. Cooper Scholarship

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

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • A graduating student in good standing

  • As 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 two pages in length, entitled “My Life Rules”

Crosen Family Scholarship

Available to: James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando High Schools (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

  • Has demonstrated community service participation acknowledged by school staff

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 State University

4. Any other four-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

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.

The Allen T. Hester Scholarship

Available to: James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando 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

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

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

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 two 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, 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”

Mueller-Peluso Memorial Scholarship

Available to: James Wood High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Student must be attending a four-year college or university

  • Must be majoring in Mechanical, Electrical, Structural or Industrial Engineering

  • Based on financial need

  • Must have demonstrated a desire to further his/her education

Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners Association Scholarship

Available to: James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando High Schools

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Career goal must be horticulture or in an agriculture-related field

  • Must have taken at least three 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 four 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

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

Joseph P. and Barbara Roby Memorial Scholarship

Available to: James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando High Schools

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Financial need

  • A one-page essay entitled “What Defines Christian Character”

Winifred W. Rogers/Roxanne Rogers 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

Phyliss Bott Steele Outstanding James Wood High School Cheerleader Scholarship

Available to: James Wood High School

Selection Committee: JW Cheer Coach, JW Coordinator of Student Activities and JW Administration

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Achieve a cumulative 3.0 overall GPA or higher

  • Must have been a member of the Varsity Sideline and Varsity Competition teams for two years each

  • Must provide acceptance letter or course registration documentation for a four-year college, community college or certified trade school

  • Must be a cheerleader of outstanding character, leadership, school spirit and dedication to the sport of cheerleading

Wells Fargo Scholarship

Available to: James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando High Schools

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • A graduating student in good standing

  • Accepted and plans to attend a Virginia Community College

Patricia and Douglas Whitacre Memorial Scholarship (Scholarship #1)

Available to: James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando High Schools

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

Patricia and Douglas Whitacre Memorial Scholarship (Scholarship #2)

Available to: James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando High Schools

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

Linda R. Wilson Business Scholarship

Available to: James Wood High School

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • Graduating student in good standing

  • Must have been a member of FBLA for a minimum to two years

  • 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 two pages) with a theme of "What workplace readiness skills have you learned and honed because of your involvement in business and information technology courses/FBLA at James Wood?"

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

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

The recipient must meet the following criteria:

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

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