Foundation News

Rose and Garden Club Gala

SVHEF Board Chair Monica Pounds spoke on behalf of the Foundation at the 70th Annual Rose and Garden Club Gala.  The Rose and Garden Club Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who is pursuing a career in agriculture. Click to learn more about SVHEF &...

Justyce Reid Memorial Scholarship

Justyce Reid, a 2020 graduate of Halifax County High School, took pleasure in many activities. Every year, she enjoyed participating in the: Special Olympics Polar Plunge at Virginia Beach, South Boston Mites Basketball League, Special Olympics at school.  Also,...

Spring Awards Announced

Spring Awards Announced

SVHEF Awards Spring Scholarships, Over $36,000 Scholarships were awarded to sixteen students enrolled in post-secondary education courses via Danville Community College, Old Dominion University online, and Southside Virginia Community College.  In addition, nineteen...

SVHEF Scholarship Awards for Fall 2023 

SVHEF Scholarship Awards for Fall 2023 

SVHEF Scholarship Awards for Fall 2023    The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation provides scholarship opportunities for those living in Halifax County and the surrounding communities.  Since 2001, the Foundation Board of Directors continue to make it...

Rose and Garden Club- New Scholarship

Rose and Garden Club- New Scholarship

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation provides a variety of scholarship opportunities for students to continue their education following high school. The SVHEF awards about $50,000.00 annually in scholarships that support career fields like nursing,...

Scholarship for the Arts- Prizery

Ann and Sterling Edmunds Scholarship for the Arts Awards over $4,000.00 The Edmunds Scholarship for the Arts supported more than thirty students who participated in The Prizery Summer Camps and Classes.  Week-long classes extended from June 20th through July 21st and...

Microsoft Scholar Pays It Forward

n 2018, Tina Jang moved from Taiwan to Virginia with her husband Jackson in hopes of reconnecting with his family.  The couple’s plan- to settle down in Virginia. “We were both unsure how things would unfold after leaving the familiarity of Taiwan,” said Jang.  (Jang...

HCHS Students Move from Desk to SVHEF Table

HCHS Students Move from Desk to SVHEF Table

Future Business Leaders of America gain local education opportunities seated at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation table. Pictured left to right: Mehki Jackson, Riley Neighbors, Paige Powell, MeJazia Howerton, Aniyah Yancey, Ayanna Morton, and Brooklyn...

Keeping the Dream Alive

Article from The News & Record January 16, 2023 In celebration of Dr. King’s birthday, Business & Professional Council recognizes educators, champions interests of youths Two Halifax County educators were honored by the Halifax County Business &...

Support Scholarships For Higher Education On Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday – Support Local Scholarship Opportunities for Higher Education While the holiday spending season approaches, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation is in hopes the community remembers to support local non-profit organizations on Giving...

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Rose and Garden Club Gala

SVHEF Board Chair Monica Pounds spoke on behalf of the Foundation at the 70th Annual Rose and Garden Club Gala.  The Rose and Garden Club Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who is pursuing a career in agriculture. Click to learn more about SVHEF &...

Justyce Reid Memorial Scholarship

Justyce Reid, a 2020 graduate of Halifax County High School, took pleasure in many activities. Every year, she enjoyed participating in the: Special Olympics Polar Plunge at Virginia Beach, South Boston Mites Basketball League, Special Olympics at school.  Also,...

Spring Awards Announced

SVHEF Awards Spring Scholarships, Over $36,000 Scholarships were awarded to sixteen students enrolled in post-secondary education courses via Danville Community College, Old Dominion University online, and Southside Virginia Community College.  In addition, nineteen...

SVHEF Scholarship Awards for Fall 2023 

SVHEF Scholarship Awards for Fall 2023    The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation provides scholarship opportunities for those living in Halifax County and the surrounding communities.  Since 2001, the Foundation Board of Directors continue to make it...

Rose and Garden Club- New Scholarship

The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation provides a variety of scholarship opportunities for students to continue their education following high school. The SVHEF awards about $50,000.00 annually in scholarships that support career fields like nursing,...

Scholarship for the Arts- Prizery

Ann and Sterling Edmunds Scholarship for the Arts Awards over $4,000.00 The Edmunds Scholarship for the Arts supported more than thirty students who participated in The Prizery Summer Camps and Classes.  Week-long classes extended from June 20th through July 21st and...

Microsoft Scholar Pays It Forward

n 2018, Tina Jang moved from Taiwan to Virginia with her husband Jackson in hopes of reconnecting with his family.  The couple’s plan- to settle down in Virginia. “We were both unsure how things would unfold after leaving the familiarity of Taiwan,” said Jang.  (Jang...

HCHS Students Move from Desk to SVHEF Table

Future Business Leaders of America gain local education opportunities seated at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation table. Pictured left to right: Mehki Jackson, Riley Neighbors, Paige Powell, MeJazia Howerton, Aniyah Yancey, Ayanna Morton, and Brooklyn...

Keeping the Dream Alive

Article from The News & Record January 16, 2023 In celebration of Dr. King’s birthday, Business & Professional Council recognizes educators, champions interests of youths Two Halifax County educators were honored by the Halifax County Business &...

Support Scholarships For Higher Education On Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday – Support Local Scholarship Opportunities for Higher Education While the holiday spending season approaches, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation is in hopes the community remembers to support local non-profit organizations on Giving...