Virginia Scholarships

James Cothran KD3NI Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by The American Radio Relay League (ARRL), a noncommercial organisation of radio amateurs which operates within five pillars: Public Service, Advocacy, Education, Technology, and Membership.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

Norfolk Southern Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural and forestry production, communication and education, management and finance, marketing, merchandising, sales, agricultural science or engineering.

Monty’s Plant Food Company Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by Monty’s Plant Food Company through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a degree in agronomy, crop science, sustainable agriculture, soil conservation or soil science.

Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by the maker of Kent and Blue Seal feeds—Kent Nutrition Group Inc., through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal /dairy / poultry or equine/equestrian science, general agriculture or agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or sales & marketing.

Alice Hinchcliffe Williams, RDH, MS Graduate Scholarship

The Alice Hinchcliffe Williams, RDH, MS Graduate Scholarship provides financial assistance to part-time or full-time students residing in Virginia who are pursuing a baccalaureate or graduate degree in Dental Hygiene or in accredited studies related to the professional roles of the Dental Hygienist.

L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship

The ARRL Foundation's L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship provides financial assitance to radio amateurs residing in the ARRL Roanoke Division area (NC, SC, VA, WV) who wish to pursue a bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields.

Gary Wagner, K3OMI, Scholarship

The ARRL Foundation's Gary Wagner, K3OMI, Scholarship provides financial assistance to radio amateurs residing in Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia who study toward a Bachelor of Science degree in any field of engineering.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), an international foundation which committed to resolving the corrosion epidemic by investing in scholarships, training, and workforce development.

Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program

This scholarship is provided by the State council of higher education for Virginia to provide an incentive for students demonstrating financial need to raise their expectations. The goals is to have students achieve educational success without worrying about the financial burden.

Virginia Commonwealth Award

This award is provided by the State council of higher education for Virginia in order to help undergraduate/graduate students who demonstrate financial need to achieve academic success.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Virginia

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters Bus drivers, school Real estate sales agents
Salary: $33657 $23352 $37883
# of Open Positions: 9500 8240 6500
Competition*: 1.6 1.5 3.5

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Family and general practitioners Materials scientists Aerospace engineers
Salary: $126630 $99890 $94420
# of Open Positions: 2150 100 1000
Competition*: 1.7 2.7 2.1
Job Title: Chemical engineers Physicists Engineering teachers, postsecondary
Salary: $87695 $85850 $76150
# of Open Positions: 490 200 240
Competition*: 1.6 1.5 1.9

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Virginia Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Office clerks, general Cashiers
Salary: $21950 $23650 $15617
# of Open Positions: 67730 60550 58120
Competition*: 1.1 1.4 1.2

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Lawyers General and operations managers Financial managers
Salary: $108217 $90852 $89170
# of Open Positions: 4900 15050 4410
Competition*: 0.6 0.6 0.6
Job Title: Managers Computer software engineers, systems software Computer software engineers, applications
Salary: $76223 $75440 $69441
# of Open Positions: 4260 4210 6740
Competition*: 0.9 1 1

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Virginia table above, which shows where jobs in Virginia are unusually common compared to other states, the Virginia Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.