The Foundation Scholarship Funds are issued directly to the specified institution and to be used for tuition and books only. The scholarships awarded are without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religious, gender, or sexual orientation. Scholarships are based upon availability of funds and additional qualifying criteria.

Application Deadlines: December 1st- Spring Semester, April 1st- Summer Semester, July 1st- Fall Semester

Please provide your answers below. If the application is illegible it will be returned as incomplete. (copy)

First time Scholarship Applicants MUST Provide: 1. Completed Application Form, incomplete applications will not be considered. 2. Personal Essay describing your financial need and your passion for area of study. Include previous academic accomplishments, short and long-term goals with your career plan. 3. Two Professional or Academic Letters of Reference (Teacher, Employer, Supervisor). Letters MUST be signed.
2nd Time Applicants MUST provide: 1. Date of Last Award. 2.Unofficial Transcript of classes/ previous semester grades. 4. Letter/Statement from class instructor describing your performance.

If a question on the application does not apply to you please put N/A in the space. You will be notified by phone and email regarding the status of your application. If you have any questions, please contact Associate Director of Philanthropy Liza Fulton at 434-572-5448 or email

Please mail or submit your application in person to: The Foundation @SVHEC 180 Factory Street South Boston VA 24592.

You may also apply online at

The information provided is for the use of the Foundation only. The Foundation staff will reach out to college partners in determining student's financial need.

Microsoft Scholarship Applicant: Certificate Program Applicants must be enrolled in the IT Academy at Southern Virginia Higher Education Center. Please answer the following question.

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