DSLCC Educational Foundation Scholarships

The Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Educational Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to individuals enrolled at DSLCC and who are residents of the DSLCC service area and, in some instances, outlying areas.  Every year, the foundation awards scholarships to DSLCC students totaling between $80,000-$100,000. Individual scholarship awards range from $100 to $5,000.

Scholarship recipients must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.75 unless otherwise noted.

Recipients must agree to attend the college's annual scholarship brunch, held in October, write thank you notes to the donor or donors and participate in scholarship orientation.

For more information, contact the DSLCC Educational Foundation Office by phone at 540-863-2835 or by email at rthompson@dslcc.edu.

Please note the following application deadlines for the
2014-2015 academic year

HS Graduating Seniors: April 15, 2014
DSLCC Continuing Students: May 19, 2014

Practical Nursing Students: June 2, 2014
Non-Traditional Students: June 2, 2014
DSLCC Nursing Students: June 2, 2014

Click on individual scholarships below to find out important information about each scholarship.

Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors

(Unless otherwise specified, submit ONLY the Standard DSLCC Application

for Merit Scholarships)

Additional application required*

Advanced Manufacturing/Wind Turbine Technology Dual Enrollment Scholarship

Advanced Manufacturing/Wind Turbine Technology Scholarship

Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce Annual Scholarship

BARC Electric Co-Op Scholarship

Bank of Botetourt, H. Watts Steger, III Scholarship

Barry Hillsman Forestry Scholarship

Carolyn B. Nettleton Scholarships for Business

Carter Scholarships

Central High School Lucy Gleason Memorial Scholarship

Christopher Baker Memorial Scholarship

Colin P. Ferguson Honorary Scholarship

Covington Hot Springs Rotary Club Scholarship

Curtis A. Smith, 116th Infantry, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1033 Scholarship*

Dabney S. Lancaster Memorial Scholarship

DSLCC Educational Foundation Board of Directors Scholarship

DSLCC Honors Scholarship

Edward Pennell Brooks OCC Scholarship

Elizabeth Cook Memorial Scholarship

Ethel Mae Grimes Dorsey Nursing Scholarship

Ferguson/Proffit Nursing Scholarship

First National Bank Scholarship

Frank and Charlotte Williamson Annual Scholarship

Harry & Virginia Walton Memorial Scholarship

Helen F. Dickson Scholarships

Highlands Community Bank Scholarship

Jesse A. Wright Memorial Scholarship*

Josh Patterson Forestry Scholarship*

Julia E. Edmunds Scholarship

Katherine V. H. Perret & Horrace E. Perret-Gentil Scholarship

L. Paul Wiggins Memorial Scholarship

LIFT Scholarship

Lumos Networks Scholarship

MGW Communications Scholarship

MWV Scholarship

Mamie B. Hall Scholarship for Prospective Teachers

Marion & Cecil May Scholarship

Mark W. Lockhart Memorial Scholarship

Master Trooper Jerry L. Hines Scholarship

Marjorie G. Carte Scholarship

Merle Weaver Reid Scholarship

Mr. & Mrs. J. L. Davis Memorial Scholarship

News-Gazette Scholarship

Richard W. Rusk Scholarships for Alternative Energy

Practical Nursing Scholarships

Stuart D. Thomas Memorial Scholarship for Massage Therapy*

T. Kenneth & Karin R. Ellis Scholarship

Tim Backels Scholarship

Virginia Firefighters Foundation Scholarship*

William and Karin Banks Foundation Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship

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Scholarships for DSLCC Nursing Students

( Must have been accepted into the DSLCC Nursing
program by application deadline)

* These scholarships DO NOT require entry into the DSLCC Nursing program

Submit only the standard DSLCC Nursing Application

Betsy P. Saville Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Betty Andrews Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Carter Nursing Scholarship

David and Karyn Warren Scholarship in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas N. Warren

Dorothy Ayers Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Durvin Family Scholarship for Nurses

Ethel Mae Grimes Dorsey Nursing Scholarship

Judy M. Deeds Memorial Nursing Scholarship

George N. Chucker & Edith-Raab Chucker Scholarship

Lois W. Morgan Nursing Scholarship

Harry & Virginia Walton Memorial Scholarship

Lousie Kern Lemon Nursing Scholarship

Lewis Gale Hospital--Alleghany Nursing Scholarship

Lydia M. Woods Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Madge Chandler Carr Book Scholarship

Madonna Hepler Nursing Scholarship

Mae S. & Raymond E. Tucker Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Martha Hudson Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Martha P. & Clyde E. Griffith Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Raymond L. Claterbaugh, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Practical Nursing Scholarships*

Tammy Caul Carter Book Scholarship

Vivian N. & Robert F. Sutphin Scholarship

Walter L. & Marie P. Johnson Memorial Nursing Scholarship

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Scholarships for DSLCC Continuing Students

Unless specified, submit only the Application for

Scholarships for Continuing Students

Additional application required*

Advanced Manufacturing and Wind Turbine Technology Scholarship

DSLCC Administration of Justice Scholarship

Bridging the Gap--College to the Community Internship Scholarship*

Bubbles, Bands & Brunch Scholarships for Continuing Students

Carolyn B. Nettleton Scholarships for Business*

Carter Scholarships for Continuing Students

Elizabeth Cook Scholarship for Continuing Students

Richard W. Rusk Scholarships for Alternative Energy

Stuart D. Thomas Memorial Scholarship for Massage Therapy

Virginia Firefighters Foundation Scholarship*

Frank and Charlotte Williamson Annual Scholarship

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Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

(Students who did not pursue post-secondary education upon graduation from high school but now wish to enroll in DLSCC to gain marketable job skills, facilitate their career enhancement, or successfully change career paths.)

Unless specified, (*) use Application for Non-Traditional Students

Seperate Application Required*

Caperton Book Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

Carolyn B. Nettleton Scholarships for Business

Elizabeth Cook Memorial Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

First Citizens Bank Small Business/Entrepreneurial Scholarship

Municipal Employees Scholarship

News-Gazette Scholarship

Kay Reynolds Ray Memorial Scholarship

Practical Nursing Scholarships

Regional Literacy Scholarship

Linda Rose Scholarship

Richard W. Rusk Scholarships for Alternative Energy

Stuart D. Thomas Memorial Scholarship for Massage Therapy

Vaughn Family Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

Virginia Firefighters Foundation Scholarship*

Frank and Charlotte Williamson Annual Scholarship

Young-Fitzgerald Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

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