Outside Scholarships

The scholarships listed here are from outside sources. Emory & Henry has no control or influence over application process or receipt of these scholarships. 

If you receive a scholarship from any outside source, you need to notify the Financial Aid Office at Emory & Henry of the amount and source of your scholarship to comply with all federal regulations and institutional policies based on the results of your FAFSA and other financial aid.


Non-Expiring Scholarship Listing

  • Army Emergency Relief’s Scholarship Programs (AER)

    Spouses and dependent children of all Army families, active, retired or survivor, have two scholarship opportunities available for use at Emory & Henry College. Applications for the upcoming academic year are available on request from AER and can be printed from their website at  https://www.armyemergencyrelief.org/scholarships/ or you can apply online. All paper applications and supporting documentation must be mailed with a postmark of May 1. Scholarships include the Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program and the Major General James Urasano Scholarship Fund for dependent children.

    Their website also includes links to other helpful websites to aid students with scholarship searches, including the Air Force Aid SocietyNavy Marine Corps Relief Society and the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance.

  • Discover® Student Loans Scholarship Sweepstakes

    Discover Student Loans is giving away college scholarships. Undergraduate and graduate students (and their parents) can enter here to win 1 of 12 monthly scholarships worth $5,000 each. There is no essay requirement, no lengthy application and no purchase or student loan necessary to enter.

    Go to www.discover.com/student-loans/college-planning/scholarships/award for more information.

  • Holston Foundation Scholarships

    Visit https://holstonfoundation.org/grants-scholarships/ for Scholarship opportunities through the Holston Conference. Must be a member of a Methodist church within the Holston Conference. 

  • National Federation of the Blind

    Applicants must be legally blind. Scholarships range from $3,000 to $12,000 per year. For more information and current deadlines visit www.nfb.org.

  • SAGE Scholar’s Tuition Rewards

    Emory & Henry College makes accessibility to a high quality, private education a priority. Families can earn tuition credits to attend the College, thanks to our participation in the national Savings and Growth for Education (SAGE) Scholars program.

  • Special Operations Warrior Foundation

    Special Operations Warrior Foundation helps provide college education through a scholarship program that provides grants, not loans, to surviving children of veterans who died serving in Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps Special Operations during combat or training missions. The Special Operations Warrior Foundation is a non-profit organization began in 1980 and is currently providing scholarship grants to more than 800 students. Go to http://www.specialops.org/?ScholarshipPrograms for more information.

  • SunTrust Bank, N.A. on behalf of the Blount, Meiler & Rush Scholarship Funds

    For Virginia residents attending selected schools in Virginia. Must have a GPA of at least 2.5 and have need based on filing the FAFSA. School nominations are limited to six new applicants each year. In order to be considered for nomination, a student must be an accepted and deposited applicant to E&H or a currently enrolled student, a request must be made in writing to the Director of Financial Aid at E&H and the student must file FAFSA no later than May 1 each year.

  • The Community Foundation of Virginia

    Serving Central Virginia: City of Richmond, Counties of Henrico, Chesterfield or Hanover. Students from those areas can visit their website to search for scholarships: http://www.tcfrichmond.org.

  • The Gates Millenium Scholars (GMS)

    GMS is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and was established in 1999 to provide outstanding low income African-American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander American*, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. Continuing GMS Scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline areas: education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science. The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence by providing thousands of outstanding students, who have significant financial need, the opportunity to reach their full potential.  More information can be found at http://www.gmsp.org/ 

    Eligibility: Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they:

    • Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American.
    • Are a citizen/legal permanent resident or national of the United States.
    • Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.00 scale (unweighted) at the time of nomination.
    • Will be entering a U.S. accredited college or university as full-time, degree seeking freshmen in the Fall.
    • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities.
    • Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria.
    • Have all three required forms (Nominee Personal Information Form, Nominator Form, and Recommender Form) completed and submitted by the deadline.
  • The Hispanic College Fund (HCF)

    Scholarships awarded based on both merit and financial need. HCF administers multiple scholarship programs including the Sallie Mae Fund’s First in My Family Scholarship Program and The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting Scholarship Program. The minimum eligibility criteria for HCF scholarship programs are:

    Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States
    Must be studying full-time in the United States or Puerto Rico
    Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale

    To apply for HCF Scholarships you will be required to complete an online application.

    To apply online please visit their secure online application website, http://www.hsf.net. All instructions are available at this site. 

  • The United Methodist Higher Education Foundation

    Scholarships. $2 million awarded each year to qualifying students attending UM-related colleges, universities, and seminaries! Applicatio...

    Every year, the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation awards more than $2 million in scholarships to Methodist students attending a United Methodist-related school. Applications are typically open January 1 – March 1 for the following academic year. Awards range from $500 to $10,000 and include:

    Learn more about UMHEF scholarships and how to apply at www.umhef.org.

    Apply for UMHEF Scholarships

    Scholarship Guide

  • United Negro College Fund

    An excellent resource for African-American students for information about college funding opportunities.

  • Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association (VCTA)

    Virginia’s Future Leaders VCTA Scholarship sponsored by The Donald A. Perry Foundation. Deadline is usually in April for fall awards. Any citizen of the U.S.and resident of Virginia attending a 2 or 4 year college or university located in Virginia in undergraduate studies is eligible to apply. For current application requirements and information visit their website at www.vcta.com.

Time-Sensitive Scholarships

  • Colleges That Change Lives Scholarship

    Image description: A group of students at a graduation.This scholarship is open to current high school seniors who plan to enroll at a CTCL member institution—including Emory & Henry—as first-year undergraduates for the 2-24=25 academic year. Two scholarships of $6,000 each will be awarded in 2024. Funds will be disbursed directly to Emory & Henry across four years ($1,500 per year). The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 15 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

    Learn more about applying for the CTCL scholarship at www.ctcl.org/scholarship-application.

  • SoFi Scholarship Giveaway

    Register for a chance to win $2,500 for college here: https://www.sofi.com/scholarship/

There are additional external sites that offer scholarship resources: