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Our Scholarship Program

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The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge administers over 30 scholarship funds, distributing over $100,000 for graduating high school seniors and adults seeking new skills and higher education, and includes the pursuit of a technical certificate at a community college or trade school, associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or graduate degree.

With a few exceptions, only one online scholarship application is required to apply to our scholarship program. Application deadline for the majority of our scholarships was March 5, 2018. Our 2019 Scholarship Program will open on December 1, 2018.

Who May Apply?
There are unique eligibility requirements for each scholarship. Currently, most Community Foundation scholarships are available to residents of the independent cities of Staunton and Waynesboro, and the counties of Augusta, Highland, and Nelson in Virginia.

2018 Scholarship Timeline (exceptions exist for certain scholarships)

  • March 5, 2018 – Scholarship application deadline
  • May, 2018 – Scholarship recipients are notified
  • July, 2018 – Scholarship payments are sent directly to the educational institutions or programs of the scholarship recipients

If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact your guidance counselor or the Foundation at or 540-213-2150.