Scholarships for Graduating Seniors

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Student Scholarships

RPS Education Foundation General Scholarship Application

Each year, Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation partners with corporations and individuals to establish scholarships that are awarded to graduating seniors.

The Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation is pleased to announce our 2020 scholarship program for RPS high school seniors.

The scholarship is open to all RPS seniors currently attending one of the eight high schools in the city. The eligibility requirements for the scholarship are below:

❏    Nineteen years of age or younger when applying

❏    Attended Richmond Public Schools for at least 1 year

❏    Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 or higher

❏    Currently attend an RPS high school and will graduate during 2020

❏    Accepted into an accredited college/university/community college/technical school before graduation

The scholarship can be accessed at

Scholarship Description: The General RPS Education Foundation Scholarship Application offers students the opportunity to apply for MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIPS through ONE SIMPLE APPLICATION. These scholarships were created to assist RPS graduates who are planning to pursue continuing education at a four year college/university or community college. Funds will be paid directly to the educational institution and can be used for tuition, books, or other approved school related costs.

All applications and supporting materials should be submitted online and are due on or before Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11:59 pm.  If students are unable to complete the application online, please contact me. Please encourage students to request transcripts and letter(s) of recommendation well in advance of the deadline. 

Last year the Foundation awarded over $20,000 in scholarships to students across the city.  We hope our students will take advantage of this opportunity.

Give the Gift of Education- Create a Scholarship

It only take $1000 to start a scholarship fund, and invest in our future!

Consider the opportunity to create a new scholarship award:

Want to support an existing scholarship fund?

  • Support our General Scholarship fund by making a donation through our on-line DONATION PAGE. Simply enter your information and donation amount, listing STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS or the name of the specific scholarship fund in the donation designation field.
  • Persons contributing to existing scholarships may also mail donations to the Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation (301 North 9th Street, 17th Floor, Richmond VA 23219)