Five of our 2021 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our 2021 Scholarship Recipients!!

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.

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2021 Award Summary:

Ten $2,500 scholarships were awarded to ten high school seniors:

Student High School Major
Elizabeth Eroshenko Godwin High School Environmental Sciences
Ritika Allada Deep Run High School General Engineering
Jolene Ghosh Henrico High School General Engineering
Erin McCaffrey Freeman High School Education
Sydney Marsh Cosby High School Chemistry
Murilo Papalini dos Reis Neves Atlee High School General Engineering
Niall Hamilton Freeman High School Landscape Architecture
Brianna Brown Atlee High School HNFE
Rebecca Trinh Tucker High School General Engineering
Kathryn Mundie Hanover High School Finance


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, 2022. 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 (the event may be virtual depending on COVID) 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.

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Richmond Chapter – Virginia Tech Alumni Association
2810 N. Parham Road, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23294

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* 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 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.”