Workforce Scholarships for Recent Grads, Veterans, and GED Holders

Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce Workforce Scholarships, made possible through a generous grant from Ferguson, Inc. These scholarships are part of the W-JCC Scholarship Fund, a community-wide effort to support local students, established in 1974.

Workforce Scholarships of up to $1,000 will be awarded in 2019 for students interested in vocational or technical training. Specifically, these scholarships can help students planning to attend college or technical school towards a certificate or associates degree in the following areas:

• Automotive technology
• Electronics
• Refrigeration
• Ventilation
• Manufacturing
• Mechanical engineering
• Mechatronics
• Machining
• Plumbing

Who is eligible to apply?

Recent W-JCC high school graduates (2015-2019) as well as veterans, and students who received a GED certificate may apply. Transcripts should be supplied from the school system where the high school diploma or GED was received.

How to Apply
For complete details and application materials, please visit, and click "receive" then "apply for a scholarship." Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through the end of September 2019.

If you have any questions, please call 757-259-1660 to speak with WCF staff, or email

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