Our Opportunities

APPLICATIONS OPENING SOON

Applications open October 1 for the 2021-2022 academic year!

DEADLINE: is 11:59 p.m. on February 19, 2022

HOW TO GET STARTED:
Click on the green button at the top of this screen. You will use your myRCC username and password to access, complete, and submit the general scholarship application.

HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN YOUR MYRCC LOGIN?
If you have forgotten your myRCC user name and password, please check out this guide to resetting your password or contact the online help desk or call 804-333-6786.

If you are currently taking Dual Enrollment classes (in high school/home school receiving college credit) and need assistance, please contact Hutt Williams at hwilliams@rappahannock.edu or 804-333-6744.

DON’T HAVE A MYRCC LOGIN?
If you do not have a myRCC user name and password because you have:

  • never applied to RCC before
  • applied but have not enrolled in classes within three consecutive terms
  • not taken a for credit class at RCC for three or more years

Then please complete an online application for admission to RCC. Be sure to make note of your Student ID# and college email address. Your myRCC user name and password will then automatically be assigned to you. If you need assistance, please contact the Admissions and Records Office. Warsaw Campus 804-333-6740, Glenns Campus 804-758-6730.

PLEASE READ- IMPORTANT NOTICE: Your official student record must be up-to-date and accurate! Please login to myRCC and click on SIS (Student Information System) to review and update your information. Especially important is your Address and Program Plan since many scholarships are based on the county you reside in and the degree/certificate you are pursuing. Help is available at the online help desk or by calling 804-333-6786.

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to RCC students, with a brief description of the scholarship qualifications. You DO NOT have to apply to each individual scholarship opportunity listed below. By filling out the general application you will be considered for all scholarships for which you are eligible based on the data from your official student record and from the information you provide on the scholarship application. If you have any questions in regards to the general application or the scholarship process, please contact us at 804-333-6708 or scholarships@rappahannock.edu.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies 5 RWC Educational Memorial Scholarship
Open to women residing in Gloucester County enrolled full or part time in an RCC program. Preference to single mothers.
Open to women residing in Gloucester County enrolled full or part time...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Abingdon Woman’s Club Scholarship Endowment
Open to residents of Gloucester County, with a minimum 2.0 GPA, who will attend either full- or part-time.
Open to residents of Gloucester County, with a minimum 2.0 GPA, who will...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Alice Phillips and A. Marvin Self Memorial Scholarship
Open to nursing students. Completed one semester in RN program. Current student may reapply for second year. Any unused scholarship funds in the...
Open to nursing students. Completed one semester in RN program. Current...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Arlene Cannon Memorial Scholarship
Open to a resident of Mathews or Gloucester County, who is enrolled in the Arts and Sciences/Business Administration or Business Management...
Open to a resident of Mathews or Gloucester County, who is enrolled in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Atlantic Union E. Peyton Motley Memorial Scholarship
Preference will be given to full-time students (12 credit hours or more per semester) from Richmond County, then to students from the Northern Neck...
Preference will be given to full-time students (12 credit hours or more...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Atwood Barrett Tate, Sr. and Della Marie Tate Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Open to students from Essex County and the Northern Neck who enroll full-time (12 credit hours or more per semester) in a two-year program....
Open to students from Essex County and the Northern Neck who enroll...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Audrey and Tim Lowery Scholarship
Open to students beginning their sophomore year with a minimum gpa of 2.8 and demonstrating need, leadership and good citizenship. Student must be...
Open to students beginning their sophomore year with a minimum gpa of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Baylands Family Credit Union Scholarship
Open to Glenns campus attendees with a minimum GPA of 2.5 enrolled in Business Administration or Business Management. Must demonstrate financial...
Open to Glenns campus attendees with a minimum GPA of 2.5 enrolled in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Betty Smith Gaskins Scholarship
Open to ongoing or returning students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and demonstrated need residing in Northumberland County. Preference...
Open to ongoing or returning students with a minimum cumulative GPA of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Callao Women of the Moose Nursing Scholarship
Open to a student enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more per semester) in RCC’s nursing program with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above....
Open to a student enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more per...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Catamount Tactical LLC, Liberty Tree Scholarship
Open to students with a minimum gpa of 2.0. Preference is given to Afghan and Iraqi interpreters and translators who served with United Sates...
Open to students with a minimum gpa of 2.0. Preference is given to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Charles and Elizabeth Ryland Memorial Scholarship
Open to full-time (12 or more credit hours per semester) continuing RCC students who graduated from a public high school. Preferred qualifications...
Open to full-time (12 or more credit hours per semester) continuing RCC...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Charles S. Ylonen Memorial Rotary Scholarship in Nursing
Recipient must reside in or have strong ties to Middlesex County, be enrolled in RCC’s Associates Degree of Nursing (ADN) program, and maintain a...
Recipient must reside in or have strong ties to Middlesex County, be...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Christopher L. Wyatt Memorial Scholarship
Open to an adult learner over 30 years of age, residing in King and Queen County or city of West Point, who is working toward completion of any...
Open to an adult learner over 30 years of age, residing in King and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Cobbs Hall Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship
Open to a student from Lancaster or Northumberland County with good citizenship qualities. Preference will be given to those with demonstrated need.
Open to a student from Lancaster or Northumberland County with good...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Colonel Michael and Gail Kenna Scholarship
Open to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and demonstrated need. Preference will be given to full-time students (enrolled in 12 or...
Open to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and demonstrated...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dana B. Hamel VCCS Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship Award
One time scholarship established to honor Dr. Dana Hamel, who was the founding Chancellor of VCCS. Student must be enrolled or planning to enroll...
One time scholarship established to honor Dr. Dana Hamel, who was the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies David and Carolyn Scarbrough Hand to Hand Scholarship
Open to Northumberland County students who have successfully completed 12 credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and demonstrated need....
Open to Northumberland County students who have successfully completed...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies David Sisson Memorial Scholarship
Open to applicants with a high school cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above with consideration given to need. Residents of Essex, Lancaster,...
Open to applicants with a high school cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Bruce C. and Emily M. K. Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund
Open to graduating high school seniors who reside in Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, or Westmoreland County with a minimum cumulative high...
Open to graduating high school seniors who reside in Lancaster,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Dorothy Cosby Cooke Scholarship Endowment
Open to residents of RCC’s service region, with preference given to Gloucester County, with evidence of need, and who possess a minimum cumulative...
Open to residents of RCC’s service region, with preference given to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Gertrude Kasbekar Scholarship Endowment
Open to students entering the second year of the Associates Degree of Nursing (ADN) program who show evidence of need.
Open to students entering the second year of the Associates Degree of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Mel Shelby Memorial Scholarship
Open to a second year student enrolled in RCC’s Associates Degree of Nursing (ADN) program with demonstrated leadership in clinical expertise and...
Open to a second year student enrolled in RCC’s Associates Degree of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dr. Norman Howe Scholarship Fund
Open to deserving students enrolled at RCC. Funds are to be awarded according to RCC and RCC/EFI guidelines and academic standards.
Open to deserving students enrolled at RCC. Funds are to be awarded...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Ed Merrell Engineering Scholarship
Open to a full-time (12 credit hours or more per semester), beginning or current pre-engineering student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher...
Open to a full-time (12 credit hours or more per semester), beginning or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Eugene and Lavinia Ruark Endowment
Open to graduates of high schools in RCC’s service region enrolled in a RCC degree or certificate program with demonstrated need. Preference given...
Open to graduates of high schools in RCC’s service region enrolled in a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Fred D. Durham Scholarship and Fund for Engineering Excellence
The primary consideration for awarding this scholarship is academic achievement. Preference will be given to students from Essex or Richmond...
The primary consideration for awarding this scholarship is academic...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Gates - Rex Scholarship
Open to a part-time Business Management student demonstrating need. Preference will be given to applicants with good citizenship qualities and...
Open to a part-time Business Management student demonstrating need....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies George Verlander Foundation Annual Scholarship
Open to residents of Lancaster County, with preference given to those from Weems. Recipients are required to have a minimum cumulative high school...
Open to residents of Lancaster County, with preference given to those...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies George Verlander Foundation Scholarship Endowment
Open to residents of Lancaster County, with preference given to those from Weems. Recipients are required to have a minimum cumulative high school...
Open to residents of Lancaster County, with preference given to those...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Grady N. McGhee Award
Open to a rising sophomore at RCC who has in his or her freshman year encountered major obstacles that would have discouraged most people....
Open to a rising sophomore at RCC who has in his or her freshman year...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies H. Marston Smith Memorial Scholarship
Open to residents of RCC service region who are entering RCC as full-time freshmen (12 credit hours or more per semester) in the arts and science...
Open to residents of RCC service region who are entering RCC as...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Inez Douglas Belden Scholarship
Open to residents of Richmond, Westmoreland, then any other Northern Neck county (in that order). Students must be full-time (12 credit hours or...
Open to residents of Richmond, Westmoreland, then any other Northern...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies James F. Moore Scholarship
Open to residents of Essex County with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and evidence of need. Preference will be given to a student with a record of...
Open to residents of Essex County with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Jesse Lynn Luthy Scholarship Endowment
Open to Westmoreland County residents who are current high school graduates or first-year students at RCC (less than 24 credit hours) with...
Open to Westmoreland County residents who are current high school...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies John H. Upton Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes academic achievement and leadership potential. Open to full-time (12 credit hours or more per semester), degree-seeking...
This scholarship recognizes academic achievement and leadership...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies King William High School Senior Scholarship
Open to current seniors at King William High School with a financial need who will be attending RCC in the Fall.
Open to current seniors at King William High School with a financial...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Kingston Parish Scholarship
Open to a returning RCC student residing in Mathews County with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better enrolled in a vocational or professional program...
Open to a returning RCC student residing in Mathews County with a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Leslie J. Lyons Memorial Scholarship
Open to a student who has expressed an interest in establishing a small business in the future or otherwise be employed by or involved in the small...
Open to a student who has expressed an interest in establishing a small...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Lillian Marie Towles Scholarship
Recipients must be graduates of one of these high schools: Lancaster or Northumberland.
Recipients must be graduates of one of these high schools: Lancaster or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Lindsey Blair Greggs Poroporone Baptist Church Scholarship
Open to students enrolled in the Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) program with a 3.0 GPA.
Open to students enrolled in the Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Louise E. Gray Scholarship
Open to graduates of high schools in RCC’s service region who are registered in a degree or certificate program. Applicants must show need and...
Open to graduates of high schools in RCC’s service region who are...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Martha Garner Excellence in Nursing Scholarship Fund
Awards will support students enrolled in Nurse Aide, Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN), and Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) programs, in that...
Awards will support students enrolled in Nurse Aide, Licensed Practical...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Martin Family Engineering and Science Scholarship
Open to students enrolled in a degree program of study at RCC leading to transfer into a four-year institution with the major field of study being...
Open to students enrolled in a degree program of study at RCC leading to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Martin L. and Barbara J. Bowling Scholarship Fund
Open to full-time students (12 credit hours or more per semester) enrolled in an associate degree program. GPA requirements are: 1) a minimum...
Open to full-time students (12 credit hours or more per semester)...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Mary Rowe Scholarship Fund
Open to a resident of Northumberland County and graduate of Northumberland High School (NHS). Preferred selection criteria include: a need, a...
Open to a resident of Northumberland County and graduate of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Mary V. Watkins Scholarship
Open to a student who has successfully completed 12 credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Recipient must enroll at least half-time (6...
Open to a student who has successfully completed 12 credit hours with a...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Mathews Chapter Continentals Scholarship
Open to recent high school graduates residing in Mathews County. To be used during the spring semester, after earning a minimum GPA of 2.5 for the...
Open to recent high school graduates residing in Mathews County. To be...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Nancy A. Johnson Nursing Scholarship
Open to a first year student enrolled in RCC’s Associates Degree of Nursing (ADN) program attending full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Open to a first year student enrolled in RCC’s Associates Degree of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Northern Neck Association of Realtors Scholarship
Open to a graduating high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above who is a resident of one of the following counties: Essex, Lancaster,...
Open to a graduating high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies