Scholarships

VCU Department of Business Services sponsors scholarships through agreements with business partners to support and enhance scholarship opportunities for all VCU students. In partnership with the Office of Financial Aid, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Division of Student Affairs, School of Nursing and the Division of Community Engagement, the following scholarships will be awarded for the 2014-2015 school year.

Scholarship submissions for the 2014-2015 school year has ended. Please check back November 2014 for scholarship opportunities for the 2015-2016 school year.

VCU Affinity License Plate Scholarship Award
The VCU Affinity License Plate Scholarship is sponsored with proceeds generated by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ sales of license plates bearing marks of Virginia Commonwealth University. The program was established to recognize undergraduate Virginia students who have enhanced and promoted the image of Virginia Commonwealth University while also achieving academic scholarship in the classroom. Multiple scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each will be awarded.

VCU Out-of-State Scholarship
The VCU Out-of-State Scholarship is sponsored with proceeds generated by sale of class rings and graduation-related items through the Balfour Company. Virginia Commonwealth University values students who show evidence of strong academic performance, are actively involved in their campus community and demonstrate leadership potential. This scholarship is available to all full-time VCU undergraduate students who are classified as Out-of-State for tuition purposes, including international students. Multiple scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each will be awarded.

VCU Dining Services Multicultural Scholarship
The VCU Dining Services Multicultural Scholarship is funded by ARAMARK Educational Services, LLC. Students, who have demonstrated outstanding academic scholarship in the classroom, as well as leadership in diversity efforts at Virginia Commonwealth University, may be considered for this scholarship. Multiple scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each will be awarded.

VCU Community Engagement Scholarship
The VCU Community Engagement Scholarship is funded by ARAMARK Educational Services, LLC. Virginia Commonwealth University values students who exemplify the positive outcomes of the collaboration between higher education and the greater community for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources. These students aspire to do great things and we would like to recognize their outstanding service achievements through the Community Engagement Scholarship Award. Multiple scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each will be awarded.

VCU Excellence in Community Services Scholarship
The VCU Excellence in Community Service Scholarship is sponsored with proceeds generated by the sale of class rings and graduation-related items through the Balfour Company. Virginia Commonwealth University values students who lead through their commitment to service on campus and within the community. This scholarship award recognizes extraordinary students and their outstanding service achievements. The amount of this scholarship award is $2,500.

VCU Scholarship for Single Parents with Children
The VCU Scholarship for Single Parents with Children is sponsored with support from Barnes & Noble @ VCU. This scholarship has been established to assist single, divorced or widowed VCU students who are simultaneously raising children and attending school. Two scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each will be awarded.

VCU Scholarship for the Advancement of Women
The VCU Scholarship for the Advancement of Women is sponsored through proceeds generated by the sale of class rings and graduation-related items through the Balfour Company. Virginia Commonwealth University values students who dedicate efforts towards the advancement and promotion of women at VCU and beyond. Through the Scholarship Award for the Advancement of Women, our goal is to recognize an extraordinary undergraduate student whose hard work benefits, promotes and advances women and/or women’s issues. The amount of this scholarship award is $2,500.

VCU International Student Scholarship
The VCU International Student Scholarship is sponsored with proceeds generated by the sale of Officially Licensed VCU merchandise. Virginia Commonwealth University values the contributions international students make to the university community through scholarship, service and leadership. The amount of this scholarship is up to $2,000.

VCU Sophomore Year Scholarship
The VCU Sophomore Year Scholarship is sponsored through support form Pitney Bowes Management Services. Virginia Commonwealth University values students who show evidence of strong academic performance, who are actively involved in their campus community and who demonstrate leadership potential. The extraordinary achievements of such students are recognized through the Sophomore Year Scholarship Award. The amount of this scholarship award is $1,000.

VCU Upperclassmen Scholarship
The VCU Upperclassmen Scholarship is sponsored with proceeds generated by the sale of class rings and graduation-related items through the Balfour Company. Virginia Commonwealth University values students who show evidence of strong academic performance, are actively involved in their campus community and demonstrate leadership potential. Multiple scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each will be awarded.

VCU Graduate/Professional Student Scholarship
The VCU Graduate/Professional Student Scholarship is sponsored with proceeds generated by the sale of class rings and graduation-related items through the Balfour Company. Virginia Commonwealth University values the contributions graduate and professional students make to the university community through service, scholarship and leadership. Multiple scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each will be awarded.

VCU Nursing Student Scholarship
The VCU School of Nursing Scholarship is funded by ARAMARK Educational Services, LLC. Virginia Commonwealth University values the contributions nursing students make to the university community through service, scholarship and leadership. Multiple scholarships up to $1,000 each will be awarded.

VCU Faculty Senate Textbook Scholarship
The VCU Faculty Senate Textbook Scholarship is sponsored with support from Barnes & Noble @ VCU. Annually $10,000 in textbook vouchers will be awarded to students who demonstrate financial need in covering the cost of textbooks.

VCU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.

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