The Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Educational Foundation is proud to announce the availability of over one hundred scholarship opportunities. The online scholarship application is currently open to all current and prospective DSLCC students, and the deadline to apply is February 24.
Two workshops open to the public will be held on the DSLCC Clifton Forge campus: Thursday, January 30, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm in the Library Computer Lab, and Thursday, February 6, from noon to 1:00 pm in the Achievement Center in Scott Hall.
One additional workshop open to the public will be held at the DSLCC Rockbridge Regional Center on Tuesday, January 28, from 11:00 am to noon in Room 907. The Rockbridge Center is located at 35 Vista Links Drive, Buena Vista.
Several information sessions will be conducted at area schools to assist students with the scholarship application process. Sessions will be held on the following dates during school hours for high school students (please contact the Foundation or Guidance Office of the respective high school for time and location): Rockbridge County High School – January 22; Alleghany High School – January 24 & February 6; Parry McCluer High School – January 28; Covington High School – January 30; James River High School – February 5; and Boys’ Home School – February 13. A workshop at Bath County High School is in the process of being scheduled.
Established as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Educational Foundation exists solely to support and promote Dabney S. Lancaster Community College. The Educational Foundation’s primary focus is to keep education affordable through the awarding of student scholarships and to provide students the support they need to achieve their goals. The Foundation also supports the college through the purchase of enhanced technology and classroom equipment and assists in funding innovative programming.
The Foundation awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships to 135 students for the current academic year and anticipates similar awards for the upcoming academic year. All DSLCC students and prospective DSLCC students are welcome to apply, including graduating high school and homeschooled seniors, continuing DSLCC students, and non-traditional students (those who did not pursue college studies immediately following high school). The application may be found at www.dslcc.edu/scholarships.
To obtain more information regarding the Foundation and scholarship opportunities, please contact Foundation Director Rachael Thompson at (540) 863-2837 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.