To apply for a scholarship from the Southeast Virginia Community Foundation, please download and complete our Combined Scholarship Application or apply online below. Combined Scholarship Applications will be accepted between January 15th and April 30th.

***Note: Students wishing to apply for the C.S. Sherwood Scholarship must apply through Portsmouth Public Schools.

Download Combined Scholarship Application

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Education Information

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Financial Information

Please provide a listing of scholarships applied for or awarded:




Provide a listing of school activities in which you have participated (e.g. clubs, sports, student government, honor societies, band, etc.); include each year participated.

Provide a listing of volunteer and community activities in which you have participated (e.g., church groups, scouting, hospital volunteer.); include each year participated.

Required Documentation

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Acceptable file types: doc,docx,pdf,txt.
Maximum file size: 2mb.

One page essay describing your educational dream, how you plan to impact the future; and any special circumstance or information that may be helpful to the selection committee.

Additional essay required for: W. Clayton Robertson Memorial Scholarship on why you wish to attend Clemson University or Medical College of Virginia, and Foskey-VanDyck Scholarship: What is your goal and what support system do you have to achieve your goal? Why you have chosen music or music education as your focus?