Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Attending a Virginia community college next fall or know someone who is?  There are some GREAT scholarship opportunities from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education.  Applications are due Monday, May 16th Students can apply for the scholarships directly at and the opportunities include:

  • Valley Proteins Fellows Program:  Open to rising 2nd year students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership potential. In addition to receiving up to $5,000 for tuition and books, Fellows participate in a unique leadership curriculum.  
  • Potomac Health Foundation Fellows Program:  Open to rising 2nd year students pursuing a career in a health care field/setting that involves direct patient care or a career that supports healthy communities, such as health care administration or medical research. Applicants must attend Germanna or Northern Virginia Community College and reside in the following zip codes:  20112, 22025, 22026, 22079, 22125, 22134, 22172, 22191, 22192, 22193, 22554, and 22556.

 Questions or need more information?  Visit our website or contact Kristen Johnson at'

Virginia's Community Colleges

Created more than 50 years ago, the VCCS is comprised of 23 community colleges located on 40 campuses across the commonwealth. Together, Virginia’s Community Colleges serve more than 270,000 students a year in credit and workforce courses.

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