Scholarships

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Legacy Scholarship

The Alumni Association offers a $5,000 scholarship to incoming first-year legacy applicants. Learn more. You can also donate to existing scholarship or create a scholarship.

The Alumni Association offers many scholarship opportunities for current University of Virginia students. The chart below provides details on each award.

  • When a scholarship is available, the application document is accessed by clicking the ‘Apply’ link. Applications for scholarships without active application links are not available at this time.
  • Rising first-year students and transfer students need to contact Molly Bass concerning their status before applying.
  • In order to apply, students must be currently enrolled full-time at the University.
  • Unless a geographic region is indicated, all scholarships are open to international students.
  • Citizenship, as criteria, refers to the activity and not to a student’s residency.
  • All scholarships will be divided over two semesters unless indicated. Anyone planning to graduate after one semester may only receive one semester of the award.
  • ALL applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the date they are due, and must be submitted through the online form. 

Scholarships

Year indicates rising 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years.

Title Year Criteria Amount Due Details / Apply
The Richard H. Aulebach Scholarship1
  • Incoming first-year student in the College from the Westchester/Fairfield Alumni Chapter Region
  • Need
  • Good Character
  • Community Service
  • Love for UVA
$7,500Summer

Apply Online

Leslie Baltz Art Study Fund3, 4
  • 3rd or 4th year
  • Major in Art History or Studio Art
  • Summer/Semester/J term/ Year studying abroad in Italy
$1,500Spring

Contact the art department.

Robert Adams Bradford Scholarship
  • CLAS intellectualism
  • Leadership/ Citizenship
  • New England (CT, NH, MA, ME, RI, VT) or Wisconsin
$10,000Spring

Apply Online

Sean N. Bryant Memorial Scholarship4
  • Merit
  • Speaking for and representing voices traditionally not heard
  • Intellectual interests
  • Leadership in service
$2,500Spring

More Information

Apply Online

Christopher L. Kness Memorial Scholarship4
  • Rising 4th year student
  • Enthusiasm
  • Joy of work well done
  • Friendship
$900Spring

Apply Online

Shawn Michael Bryant Memorial Scholarship
  • Current Commerce student
  • Love for UVA
  • Community Service

$2,500Fall

Apply Online

Dr. Everett W. Butler OD Memorial Scholarship3, 4
  • Current 3rd and 4th year students
  • Majoring in the sciences
  • Resident of Virginia, Pennsylvania or North Carolina
$3,500Fall

Apply Online

Elsie Hughes Cabell Endowed Scholarship
  • Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine
  • Merit
  • Need
$16,000Spring

Spring Semester – Please contact your school’s scholarship office for more information.

Elizabeth Rose Coggins Scholarship3, 4
  • 2nd , 3rd , 4th year female engineering student
  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Quick mind
  • Sense of humor
  • Loyalty to friends
  • Faith in God
$5,000Fall

Apply Online

T. Rodney Crowley, Jr. Scholarship4
  • Rising 4th-year student
  • Leadership
  • Sportsmanship
  • Integrity
  • Good-natured spirit
In-state tuitionSpring

More information and application

Kenneth L. and Lorraine M. Harkavy Scholarship4
  • Rising 4th year
  • Merit
  • Science major
  • Achievement in the arts
  • 3rd year nursing
$5,000Spring

Apply Online

Hess-Newman-Jargowsky-Stoker Scholarship - Class of 2001Life touched by cancer$1,000Spring

Please contact Elspeth Splaun in the Office of the Dean of Students for Information

Glenn D. Kirwin Scholarship3, 4
  • Rising 3rd or 4th year student
  • Leadership, determination
  • Generosity and wisdom
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Capability for original and creative thought
$20,000Spring

More information

Apply Online

Ann O'Brien Leone Scholarship
  • Broad intellectual interests
  • Leadership
  • Scientific research
  • Career in pharmacological research
  • Graduate or undergraduate
$1,250Fall

Apply Online

Patrick Sean Murphy '87 Memorial Scholarship3, 4
  • Rising 3rd or 4th year
  • Academic achievement
  • Leadership, citizenship
  • Contribution to student life
$7,500Spring

More Information

Apply Online

September 11, 2001 Scholarship Fund2, 3, 4
  • Rising 2nd, 3rd or 4th year
  • Academic achievement
  • Contributions to the quality of student life at UVA or in the local community
$3,000Spring

Apply Online

Kelly O'Hara Memorial Fund4
  • Rising 4th year
  • 2.8 GPA
  • Enthusiasm for God
  • Service to others
$15,000Fall

Apply Online

Dana H. Rowe Scholarship
  • CLAS - 3rd or 4th year
  • SARC - graduate, rising 2nd year
  • LAW - rising 2nd year
  • Merit
  • Need
  • New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)
  • Contributions to student life
  • Future active alumna/alumnus
$5,500Spring

Apply Online

Candice M. Ruff Memorial Scholarship3, 4
  • Psychology, Spanish and Religious Studies majors
  • Merit
  • Christian Leaders and service to others
  • Contributions to UVA
  • Spiritual, mental, physical self-development
$7,500Spring

Apply Online

TASC (The Alumni-Student Cooperative)2,3,4
  • Current first, second or third year students
  • Leadership
  • Merit
  • Need
  • Service to UVA and Charlottesville community
  • 20 awards will be given
$2,000Spring

Apply Online

Gilbert J . Sullivan - Parents Program Endowed Scholarship3
  • Rising third year student
  • Non-legacy
  • Receiving financial aid
  • Must demonstrate good leadership, citizenship, academic achievement and financial need
$7,500Spring

Go to: uvaparents.virginia.edu

Sky Alland Scholarship4
  • Enterprising Spirit
  • Leadership
  • Achievement
  • Humility
  • Devotion to the University
Full TuitionSpring

More info: www.skyscholarship.com

Legacy ScholarshipIncoming first year
  • Admitted to UVA
  • Legacy (father, mother, step-parent, adoptive parent or legal guardian earned a degree from UVA)
$5,000Spring

More Information

Apply Online

The Rev. Paul C. Deckenbach Memorial Award4
  • Rising fourth-year student
  • Philosophy or Religious Studies major
  • Merit
  • Need
  • Demonstrated concern for improving the lives of the disadvantaged
$1,500Spring

Apply Online

Washington Literary Society and Debating Union Scholarship2
  • Current first-year student
  • Persuasive essay
$1,000Spring

Apply Online

Melissa Holland Memorial Scholarship2, 3, 4
  • Fairfield County or Westchester County
  • Merit
  • Need
  • Community Service
$5,000Spring

Apply Online

Sherri King Memorial Scholarship3, 4
  • Rising 3rd or 4th year female student
  • Demonstrated excellence in mathematics, economics, or finance
In-state tuition and feesSpring

Apply Online

Sydney Elizabeth Owens Memorial Award2, 3, 4A student who has designed with faculty approval or input a transformative experience. The recipient will define a creative but workable experience that spans a summer or a semester.$5,000Spring

Apply Online

The UVA Club of Washington, DC Scholarship Fund1Incoming first-year student who possesses strong qualities of scholarship and citizenship$1,500Spring

Apply Online

Sigma Pi Scholarship2, 3, 4Student who exhibits the most active and productive efforts toward improving the safety of all students from sexual assault and violence of any type on the Grounds at UVA$1,200Spring

Apply Online

Quentin Alcorn Memorial Scholarship2, 3, 4
  • Greek community member
  • Positively impacts UVA and Charlottesville
  • Exemplifies dedication, selfless service, love of learning, and capacity for fun and humor
$3,000Spring

Apply Online

Peter J. Sposato Scholarship2, 3, 4
  • Merit
  • Integrity
  • Love for UVA
$2,000Spring

Apply Online

Warwick High School Class of 1952 Scholarship
  • Any current graduate from Warwick High School
  • Merit
  • Citizenship
  • Leadership
  • Financial need
$1,000Summer

Apply Online

D. Shannon Hollen ScholarshipIncoming First-Year
  • Academic merit
  • Leadership
  • Citizenship
  • Preference given for financial need
$5,000Summer

Apply Online