2022 SHS 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 (one) High Schools

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

  • 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 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

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?”

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

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

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

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

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

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”

Wells Fargo Scholarship

Available to: James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando High Schools

  • 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

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

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