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Counseling & Guidance Department

Please visit our  POG website by clicking here.In researching information on scholarships, you will want to use several approaches. There are many websites that will help you find scholarships. Here are some to check out:

The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid -

College Greenlight - (school-specific scholarships available)

Niche - (scholarship search engine)

FastWeb - (scholarship search engine)

Cappex - (scholarship search engine)

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia -

Scholarships - (scholarship search engine)

HS Finder (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) - Scholarship information for Latino students.

Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation - Educational and scholarship opportunities for students of all levels.CollegeBoard

The Scholarships

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Class of 2021 students, complete five of the six actions (Build, Practice, Strengthen, Complete and Apply) and you're eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.


be sure to review the official Rules

1. Build Your College List: $500 Get started by exploring colleges you're interested in.

2. Practice for the SAT: $1,000

Use Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy® to get ready for test day.

3. Improve Your Score: $2,000

Show how practice pays off by improving your SAT score.

4. Strengthen Your College List: $500

Make sure your college list has a mix of academic safety, match, and reach schools.

5. Complete the FAFSA: $1,000

Fill out the free government form to apply for financial aid.

6. Apply to Colleges: $1,000

Apply to the schools you want to attend.

Complete Your Journey: $40,000 Complete five of the six steps (Build, Practice, Strengthen, Complete and Apply) to be eligible for a $40,000 scholarship

Culpeper Soil & Water Scholarship��
NEW Due Date: April 16, 2021✒
Culpeper Soil & Water Scholarship

Requirements: Plan to pursue a career in a conservation-related field, environmental science, soil and water consumption conservation or related field. This scholarship can award up to $4,000.00.

Applications: Paper applications can be found on OR Located at the Scholarship Information Wall outside the guidance door.

Email application, unofficial transcript and email addresses for three references to

Atkins Family Scholarship��

New Requirements

Due Date: April 16, 2021

Requirements: Those students' continuing education-technical school, community college, or four year college. Preference will be given to those students who will be pursuing an education in conservationism or related field. This scholarship awards $2,000.00. ( this opens up this scholarship up to all seniors, Preference will be given to a senior that is going into the conservation field) I believe you should fill out all scholarships because you never know ����������

Application: Paper only, Please give completed paper application to Mrs. Cox no later than the end of the school day April 16, 2021

"Living the Dream"

Due Date: April 23, 2021

Requirements: for graduating seniors pursuing behavioral education, social work and/or medicine.Application: Paper only application, you can find it at the scholarship information wall located outside the guidance door. Application and essay must be turned into Mrs. Cox in Guidance.

PB & J Foundation
Due Date: May 31, 2021

• For seniors attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year College in the U.S.
• This scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.
• Range from $500.00 to $1,000.00
• Complete online application, transcript and two letters of recommendation!

Jim Claxton Scholarship Fund
Due Date: May 31, 2021

Requirements: Senior that will be enrolling in a 2 or 4
year college or university.
Applicant must have a 2.5 GPA
Preference may be given to students enrolled in a turf
grass related field. Awards $500.00.
Application: Go to
to get more information and apply for
this scholarship.