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Offered by Virginia Congress of Parents and Teachers
Virginia PTA annually awards $500 scholarships to graduating Virginia high school students who are members of an active PTA/PTSA in good standing. There are four types of scholarships offered: the College/University Scholarship for students enrolled in a four-year academic degree program, the Technical Scholarship for students enrolled in a two or three-year approved technical, vocational, and associate degree program, the Fine Arts Scholarship for students enrolled in school of arts, college of design or institute of the arts degree program, and the Special Education Scholarship for students with a current Individual Education Plan-IEP who are entering an approved technical, vocational, associate degree or a four-year academic program. The scholarships are awarded based on a demonstrated commitment to, and engagement in, volunteerism and community service.
If you’re a college-bound high school senior and PTA/PTSA member from Virginia, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.
The Virginia Congress of Parents and Teachers, better known as the Virginia PTA, is a volunteer child advocacy association working for ALL children and youth in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Virginia PTA is the strongest group of volunteers in the state working exclusively on behalf of children and youth. Chartered by the National PTA in 1921, the primary goal of the Virginia PTA is to strengthen our family units, our schools and our communities through parent/family involvement. PTA recognizes parents as the first educators in the home and works to promote parents as partners in the school.
This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.
High School Senior
US Citizens, Permanent Residents
Special Education, Visual & Performing Arts
Applicants must be a member of a local PTA/PTSA
To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.
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