WJCC Scholarship Fund Application is Now Online - Deadline is March 19, 2017

Seniors from Warhill, Jamestown, and Lafayette High Schools are invited to apply for scholarships from the WJCC Scholarship Fund at the Williamsburg Community Foundation. Apply online at http://www.WilliamsburgCommunityFoundation.org/apply-for-a-scholarship.

DEADLINE is March 19, 2017 at 8pm.

General scholarships are based on class rank, difficulty of curriculum, extracurricular activities, financial need and essay. Named scholarships with specific criteria are also available. It is not necessary for a student to show financial need in order to be eligible for a scholarship. Most scholarships awarded will be $1,000. Students may apply for more than one scholarship if they meet the eligibility requirements for each of the scholarships.

The WJCC Scholarship Fund is a community-wide effort to recognize the accomplishments of our students as they graduate from high school and support their further educational achievements. Each year the number of deserving applicants grows, and each year the cost of higher education rises. In 2016, 46 scholarships valued at $55,925 were awarded to Lafayette, Jamestown, and Warhill High School Students.The Williamsburg Community Foundation will be accepting donations for the 2017 scholarships through then end of April. Gifts may be made on-line through the Foundation's website as well as by mail or phone. Call 757-259-1660 for more information on the Williamsburg-James City County Scholarships.

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