Scholarships

2019 Sendoff Students

2021 applications will be accepted between March 1st and May 1st, 2021

The Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association has a long tradition of recognizing talented students who are entering Virginia Tech for the first time through our scholarship program. The Scholarship Committee’s mission is to provide annual scholarships for future generations of Hokies.

Generous Contributors

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2020 Award Summary:

Ten $2,500 scholarships to high school seniors

Student High School
Julia B. Hanover High School
Nitya B. Henrico High School
Christopher P. Monacan High School
Will C. Freeman High School
Alexander D. Powhatan High School
Evelyn H. Manchester High School
Kathryn D. Godwin High School
Caroline L. Collegiate School
Richard D. CodeRVA Regional H.S.
Alexis L. Midlothian High School

We wish you the best of luck and look forward to welcoming you as a member of the Virginia Tech Class of 2024!

Selection Criteria:

  1. Essay responses
  2. Academic achievement,
  3. Financial need,
  4. Extracurricular involvement,
  5. Community service

*Not necessarily in order of importance

Please complete all sections and submit by Saturday, May 1, 2021. Successful applicants will be notified in late May. We are planning to host a send-off picnic for the entire incoming freshman class from the Richmond area where we will recognize the current year’s scholarship recipients. Please be aware we will send out invitations by e-mail at a later date for you and your family. All new Hokies, families and alumni are invited to come. On behalf of our Virginia Tech alumni chapter, we hope each of you will join us.

How you can help:

Giving to the Richmond Chapter’s Scholarship Fund provides an opportunity to provide both an immediate impact and create a legacy by having your contributions matched by the Richmond Chapter. The Richmond Chapter will match individual or corporate gifts of $1,250 to create a one-time, $2,500 scholarship for an incoming freshman.* Financial contributions are tax deductible in accordance with the Richmond Chapter’s 501(c)3 nonprofit status and can be designated for scholarships for the next academic year or for our endowment. All donations are final and non-refundable.

Donate by check

Richmond Chapter – Virginia Tech Alumni Association
P.O. Box 25066
Richmond, VA 23260-5066

Donate by Paypal

For additional information, please email scholarships@richmondhokies.org

* Matching

  • The minimum one-time donation is $1,250 for matching by the Richmond Chapter VTAA. 
  • Matching gifts are capped at 10 per annum and are made on a first come first serve basis.
  • Contact scholarships@richmondhokies.org about whether donations to the endowment are currently matched.
  • Corporate and employee matching gifts will be designated as “Future Leaders Scholarship presented by ____ Co. and the Richmond Chapter – Virginia Tech Alumni Association.”