Ridley Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in the Ridley Scholarship at U.Va! To submit your application, please use the following form.

Before you begin, review all the questions and make sure you have everything that is required. In addition to answers for the questions, you will need digital copies of the following documents:

1. Your transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable)
2. Your High School information sheet (with graduation rates, advanced courses, number of college bound seniors)
3. A college application essay or writing sample

If you run into any problems, contact Lindsay Kijewski at ltk9cf@virginia.edu.

  • APPLICANT INFORMATION


  • PARENT INFORMATION


  • HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION


  • SAT TESTS

  • Use the space above to list additional SAT test scores. Be sure to include the date of the attempt and the breakdown of your scores.

  • ACT TESTS

  • Use the space above to list additional ACT test scores. Be sure to include the date of the attempt and the breakdown of your scores.

  • AP TESTS

  • Use the space above to list all AP tests taken. Be sure to include the date of the test, as well as the subject and your score.

  • IB TESTS

  • Use the space above to list all IB tests taken. Be sure to include the date of the test, as well as the subject and your score.

  • SAT II TESTS

  • Use the space above to list all SAT II Tests taken. Be sure to include the date of the test, as well as the subject and your score.

  • DOCUMENT UPLOADS

  • Please upload an updated copy of your high school transcript. An unofficial copy of your transcript is acceptable.
  • Please upload a copy of your high school’s information sheet. This sheet should describe the number of students who go to college and describe course offerings at your high school.
  • Please upload one essay or writing sample that you have submitted as part of your college application. This may be on any topic.
  • Please upload your resume.

  • ACTIVITIES

    In the spaces below, please list your three most significant non-service related extracurricular activities. Describe the nature of your activity; indicate the grades in which you were involved in this activity and the number of hours per week you devote(d) to this activity; and list any leadership positions you have held.
  • In the space above, please describe the activity, the time commitment in hours per week, and any leadership roles you held, including the number of years in that leadership role.
  • In the space above, please describe the activity, the time commitment in hours per week, and any leadership roles you held, including the number of years in that leadership role.
  • In the space above, please describe the activity, the time commitment in hours per week, and any leadership roles you held, including the number of years in that leadership role.

  • SERVICE ACTIVITIES

    In the spaces below, please list your three most significant community service activities. Describe the nature of your service (or the organization you serve); indicate the grades in which you were involved in this activity and the number of hours per week you devote to this activity; and list any leadership positions you have held.
  • In the space above, please describe the service activity, the time commitment in hours per week, and any leadership roles you held, including the number of years in that leadership role.
  • In the space above, please describe the service activity, the time commitment in hours per week, and any leadership roles you held, including the number of years in that leadership role.
  • In the space above, please describe the service activity, the time commitment in hours per week, and any leadership roles you held, including the number of years in that leadership role.

  • In the space above, please list and describe any awards you have won since the 9th grade:

  • ESSAY QUESTIONS

    Answer the following questions in 1500 or less characters (roughly 300 words).
  • In the space above, answer the following question: Since Barack Obama was first elected president, people have wondered whether America was “post-racial.” What do you think? Draw on your own personal experience to answer this question.
  • In the space above, answer the following question: Martin Luther King once said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” What challenges and controversies have you faced and how have those experiences shaped your character, your outlook on life and your vision for the future.

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