Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges

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VFIC Scholarships
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Since 1952, the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) has been raising money to strengthen the 15 leading independent colleges in the Commonwealth and to ensure that access to independent higher education in Virginia is an affordable option for students from all backgrounds and levels of financial need.

One of the VFIC Member Institutions highest priority objectives is securing scholarships for deserving students.

Brighter Futures Scholarships
  • Signature Scholarship Program (Named Scholarships of $15,000 or more)
    Allows partners who contribute $15,000 or more to give a named scholarship to a deserving student on each of the 15 VFIC member campuses.
  • Affiliate Scholarship Program (Named Scholarships of $5,000 or more)
    Affiliate scholarships begin at the $5,000 level and allow partners to direct their financial aid to deserving students at specific VFIC member campuses selected by the donor.

  • Regional Scholarship Program
    Scholarships designated for students from the following regions:

    Greater Lynchburg
    Greater Richmond
    Hampton Roads
    Greater Washington
    Roanoke/Southwest Virginia
    Virginia Scholars Fund (statewide)

  • Virginia Scholars Fund
    Provides scholarships to students from all regions of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

  • Endowed Scholarship Program
    For information on how to create an endowed scholarship and provide scholarship support to VFIC students in perpetuity, please contact Mary-Beth Johnson.

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