Momentum Scholarship Award

VHEF gives students who have experienced adversity the momentum to push past obstacles and achieve success in higher education. Tell us your story and become eligible to receive a Momentum Scholarship.

“I would like to thank the VA Higher Education Fund committee for allowing me to be a recipient of the Momentum Scholarship. Not only do I appreciate the money, I appreciate and admire the time and effort that you all put in to make sure that students like myself have an opportunity to accomplish our goals. Thank you for opening another doorway for me and helping me get one step closer to my dreams!”
Sarah, Virginia State University

Scholarship Criteria

Application deadline March 1
You must meet the following criteria before completing this application:

1) Minimum 2.8 on a 4.0 scale

2) FAFSA application filed

3) Financial need verified by a counselor or financial aid director of the college you wish to attend.

4) Remember to include an essay. Write an essay about any adverse or challenging situation you have experienced. Tell us also your plan to push past obstacles and become a successful adult. (Tell us your story)

 

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