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The University of Virginia Alumni Association administers more than 250 different scholarships ranging from modest stipends to full tuition, room and board. Many of these scholarships are available through an application process independent of the University’s financial aid process. In 2022–23, these scholarships provided more than $2.8 million in aid to more than 450 students across Grounds.

To learn more about these opportunities, please explore the options below or download our Scholarship Guide.  You can also donate to an existing scholarship.

Alumni Association

Alumni Association Scholarships & Awards

The UVA Alumni Association administers more than 250 different scholarships and awards.

Alumni Families Scholarship

Alumni Family Scholarship

The Alumni Association offers $5,000 scholarships to incoming first-year Alumni Family applicants.

Ridley Scholarships

Ridley Scholarship Awards

The Ridley Scholarship Family of Funds seeks to attract and retain the nation’s most meritorious African-American students to the University of Virginia.

Affinity Organizations

Affinity Organization Awards

Affinity groups include fraternities, sororities, secret and honorary societies, sports teams, and a wide variety of student clubs and organizations.

Schools & Departments

School & Departmental Awards

All schools and most departments across the University offer a variety of scholarships and awards.

Additional Resources

Additional Resources

More information about scholarships and financial aid at the University of Virginia.

Download the Scholarship Guide as a PDF

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