Resources we offer to Virginia area students:

Dear Scholarship Committee,
Thanks to you, I can continue my education and achieve my goals. Your generosity has inspired me to help others and give back to the community. I hope one day I will be able to help students achieve their goals as you have helped me.

Silvia, University of Richmond

Momentum Scholarship Award

Application deadline April 10
Through its Momentum Scholarships, VHEF encourages students to push past obstacles and achieve success in higher education. 20 students who reside in Virginia will be awarded $1000 annually. Applicants must complete the Virginia Higher Education Fund application with specific emphasis on page 1, personal statement and essay about your life.
Download Application

Emergency Student Aid

Emergency Funds are provided to recession impacted students to help purchase books or other supplies, thus enabling students to graduate from college. Applicants must fill out Emergency Student Aid Application.


Through mentoring, students develop a special relationship with a non-parental adult. Research has demonstrated the impact of mentoring programs in enhancing the academic and social integration of “at risk” students, thus increasing college completion rates.


The following workshops are offered to RPS seniors:
  • College Prep Day
  • Entrepreneurial Workshop
  • Financial Literacy Workshop