Scholarships

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 2020–21, these scholarships provided more than $2.3 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 or create a scholarship.

Alumni Association

Alumni Association Scholarships & Awards
The UVA Alumni Association administers more than 250 different scholarships and awards.  Learn more »

Legacy Scholarship

Legacy Scholarship
The Alumni Association offers a $5,000 scholarship to incoming first-year legacy applicants. Learn more »

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.  Learn more »

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. Learn more »

Schools & Departments

School & Departmental Awards
All schools and most departments across the University offer a variety of scholarships and awards.  Learn more »

Additional Resources

Additional Resources
More information about scholarships and financial aid at the University of Virginia.  Learn more »

Download the Scholarship Guide as a PDF