Scholarships and Grants
Presidential Scholarship – $14,000
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to students who have displayed very strong academics as well as extracurricular activities and is renewable on an annual basis.
Dean’s Scholarship – $12,000
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to students with strong college preparatory coursework and is renewable on annual basis.
Founders Scholarship – $9,000
This merit-based scholarship is awarded to students recognizing their quality academic preparation and is renewable on an annual basis.
Horizon Scholarship - $4,000
This merit-based scholarship is based on an evaluation of academic performance and is renewable on an annual basis.
Averett University Assistance Grant
Full-time undergraduate students with proven financial need are eligible. This award is available to all applicants who complete and submit the FAFSA.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Scholarships in the amount of $1000 are awarded to community college students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa. Students must be enrolled in a Traditional Program. Scholarships may be renewed with a cumulative grade point average of a 3.0 or above.
Ministerial Tuition Discounts
Full-time students who are sons or daughters of ministers or students preparing for church-related vocations are eligible for this renewable award. Amount: $400 (resident students), $200 (commuters).
Graduate of Merit Scholarship
Pittsylvania County Graduates of Merit may qualify for a $500 annual scholarship. To learn more about the Pittsylvania County Graduate of Merit program visit PSCB Graduate of Merit Program at www.pcs.k12.va.us/merit/index.html.
The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia is pleased to announce the availability of 55 scholarships for graduating high school seniors and adult learners pursuing post secondary education opportunities. A letter has been sent to you with a list of the scholarships that students in your school or district may be eligible for.
The Community Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility criteria and application forms can be accessed on the Foundation's web site: http://www.tcfrichmond.org/receive/apply-for-a-scholarship/. Completed application materials will be due to the Foundation on or before March 6, 2012. A receipt deadline will be observed.
Scholarships are awarded based on criteria such as academic achievement, citizenship, or special skills and talents. Students will be automatically considered for all privately endowed Averett Scholarships. No additional application is required. Preview our private scholarship list.
Undergraduate students with proven financial need may be eligible. The amount of this award is up to $5,550. A FAFSA must be completed and filed to be eligible.
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
Full-time or half-time undergraduate students with exceptional financial need who could not attend university otherwise are eligible. Amount: $200-$4,000. Eligibility for this grant is determined by completing the FAFSA.
Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG)
Full-time domiciled residents of Virginia attending a private university in Virginia are eligible. Amount: Determined each year by Virginia's General Assembly (2011-12: $2,650). Download an application and return it to Averett prior to July 31.
College Scholarship Assistance Program (CSAP)
Virginia residents with proven financial need will be considered. Amount: $400 –1,000. Eligibility for this program is determined by completing the FAFSA.
Two-Year College Transfer Grant
Be a first-time entering freshman no earlier than summer 2007. Be a full-time undergraduate in-state student. Completed an Associate’s degree at a Virginia two-year public institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Complete the FAFSA and have financial need: defined as a federally calculated EFC of 8,000, or less. Maximum annual standard award is $1,000 ($500 per term). Additional $1,000 ($500 per term) for students enrolled into a degree program in: engineering, mathematics, nursing, teaching, or science.
Many free scholarship search services on the Web provide information on scholarships available nationwide. Visit these free scholarship search sources. Please note: students must report all sources of aid to Averett's financial aid office.
Epsilon Sigma Alpha is a non-profit Service Organization. The ESA Foundation offers numerous scholarships and grants each year. In 2012 they awarded 200 scholarships/grants for a total of $217,000 with recipients from all states and internationally. The youngest recipient was 14 and the oldest 50. There were 3 Virginia students awarded scholarships in 2012, several of whom earned more than one. This year the applications will be made online through ESA Foundation Scholarships and Grants The site is open now for searching and applying. The deadline for applications is Feb 1, 2013. There are currently 41 scholarships/grants available to Virginia residents (some are only valid in specific states). These are for undergraduate and graduate school studies.
Scholarship list for Students