Scholarship Opportunities – 2013-2014 Academic Year

 2013-14 Scholarship OpportunitiesScholarship Opportunities

2013-2014 Academic Year

 

The Office of Financial Aid would like to invite all currently enrolled students to apply to the following scholarship opportunities for the 2013-2014 Academic Year.

 

General Requirements:

All submissions require the single page Scholarship Application Form 2013-2014 (below), an unofficial UMW current transcript (new freshman and transfer applicants for fall 2013 are exempt from this requirement), letter of introduction, and documentation of any additional criteria listed below.

 

All items must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid by noon on October 18, 2013.

Individuals not selected to receive an award will not be notified.

Incomplete applications will not be considered!

 

Coleman Family Farm Scholarship

  1. Applicants must be full-time Mary Washington junior /senior majoring in mathematics, physics, chemistry or business.
  2. Special consideration shall be given to students from Virginia with working farm families.  Must provide documentation. 
  3. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need as determined by the FAFSA and must currently be in good academic standing.

 

Fredericksburg Rotary Club (FASLA) Scholarship

  1. Applicants must have financial need as demonstrated by FAFSA.
  2. Applicants should be a resident of Fredericksburg, or counties of Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George or Caroline.
  3. Applicant’s parent should be a Rotarian.

 

Mary Siegrist Hinz Leadership Award

  1. Applicants must be full-time junior/senior during the 2013-14 academic year.
  2. Applicants must provide a detailed letter regarding the applicant’s academic distinction, commitment to physical fitness and leadership/citizenship accomplishments which may include summer activities and community service.
  3. Applicants must provide definitive statement of career goals and aspirations.
  4. Applicant must provide three letters of recommendation from former or current UMW professors – references from coaches may NOT address student’s athletic abilities or activities.

 

Jeannine Mary Pfeifle Memorial Scholarship

  1. Applicants must be full-time, residential seniors during the 2013-14 academic year who have been continuously enrolled at UMW since their freshman year.
  2. Applicants must be citizens of the US, and must be either the daughter or son of a US Marine or Navy service man or woman.
  3. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.70 or above.
  4. Applicants must have demonstrated positive qualities of campus citizenship.  Documentation or letter of reference must be included in application. 

 

 

 

Fredericksburg Host Lions Club Scholarship

This scholarship shall be awarded annually to a graduate of the Fredericksburg City, Stafford or Spotsylvania school systems with a financial need as demonstrated by FAFSA.  The recipient must have enrolled in one of these school systems for his or her final four semesters and must have participated in extracurricular activities.

  1. Applicants must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA once he or she enrolls in UMW.
  2. Consideration shall be given to those students who have financial need due to sight, hearing or diabetic conditions.
  3. Information regarding disabilities is treated as confidential.  Students may send an email to apitzer@umw.edu to apply for the scholarship.  They need not list specific information, only that they meet the criteria.

 

Marjorie Jean Frost ‘44

  1. Applicants must have financial need as demonstrated by FAFSA.
  2. Special consideration given to students with a declared major in political science, students preparing to enter law school or those planning a career in journalism.

 

The Patricia Hutton Johnson Memorial Scholarship

1.   Applicants must be pursuing courses at the UMW, the successful completion of which will result in the         recipient earning a degree of Bachelor of Liberal Studies.

2.   Priority for granting this award will be

a. a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

b. financial need as determined by the FAFSA

c. student has attained senior class standing

 

The Mary Washington Elderstudy Scholarship for BLS Students

1.    Applicants must be a student in the Bachelor of Liberal Studies program at UMW

2.    Applicants must have financial need as determined through the FAFSA

 

 

The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications, INC. Scholarship

  1. This scholarship shall be awarded annually to a student that has declared Computer Science as their manor area of study.
  2. Applicants  must be a current junior (60-89 earned credits)
  3. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need, as shown on the 2013-2014 FAFSA
  4. Primary consideration will be given to students residing in the counties of Culpeper, Rappahannock, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania, Fauquier, the City of Fredericksburg or the Northern Virginia area

Sonja Dragomanovic Haydar Scholarship in Dance

See additional application below

To be presented at the Spring Performance of the Performing Arts Club

 

Claudia Moore Read Scholarship in Dance

See additional application below

To be presented at the Spring Performance of the Performing Arts Club