CHS School Counseling Newsletter

January 2021, 2nd letter


Local Scholarship: Fary Memorial Scholarship

$6000 for each of the four years you are in college!

To be eligible: GPA 3.5 or higher

Apply here

Deadline: January 19th, 2021 5:00pm.

Lincoln Tech Scholarships

Lincoln Tech offers over $14 Million in Scholarships and Grants

Lincoln Tech… NADC has been training America’s workforce for 101 years

Career focused Programs offered at Lincoln Tech:

 Auto Technology

 Collision Repair & Refinishing

 Diesel & Truck Technology

 Heavy Equipment Maintenance

 Welding

Interested seniors click here: Lincoln Tech Scholarships

Local Scholarship: Lifting up Scholarship
State Farm: Matt Brandt


The criteria for the scholarship is as follows:

  • 1. Nominee must attend advanced education after high school graduation.
  • 2. Nominee lifts people up, spreads goodwill, kindness and love to their peers.

This is a student/senior nominated scholarship.

One nomination per senior.

You can email the name to - please write in the subject of your email: State Farm Senior Nomination.

Deadline: January 22nd, 2021

Hamilton Relay 20-21 Scholarship


The Hamilton Relay Scholarship is an opportunity for seniors in Virginia who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking to assist in their goals of continuing their education.

You must submit the application, write an essay under the topic of communication technology and provide a letter of recommendation.

The application documents can be found online at

Deadline: January 31, 2021

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides four-year scholarships of $30,000 and extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, to highly motivated African American students who have maintained a 98% college graduation rate.

For more information and the application:
Jackie Robinson Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2021

Local Scholarship: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc Scholarship

$500/5 awards

Eligible: African American Senior Women

For an application and details see your school email or email Mrs. Huntsinger

Deadline: February 12th, 2021

Local Scholarship: Hanover Caroline Soil and Water Conservation Scholarship

The Hanover-Caroline Soil and Water Conservation District’s educational mission is to provide educational opportunities to citizens of Virginia to become responsible stewards of the environment and natural resources for the benefit of all.

  • Three scholarships of $5000 each are available to outstanding graduating seniors in Hanover and Caroline County public schools.

Criteria for Eligibility:

1. Student must attend a Hanover or Caroline public high school AND reside in the respective county.

2. Applied for admission to an accredited institution of post-secondary education, preferably in the state of Virginia.

3. Applicant shall demonstrate an active interest in conservation. Applicant will continue his/her education in a course curriculum related to natural resource conservation, environmental studies and/or agriculture.

4. Applicant shall be in the top 20% of his/her high school graduating class or possess a 3.0 or greater Grade Point Average. The applicant’s most recent official school transcript must accompany the application.

5. Possess good communicative and quantitative skills as indicated by his/her scholastic record and/or personal interview.

6. In order to be considered for this award, applicants must have applied to and been accepted by a postsecondary institution, not later than May 15, 2019.

Mail applications to: Hanover-Caroline SWCD; Attn: Karen Fetty P.O. Box 446 (13224 Hanover Courthouse Road) Hanover, VA 23069 Or e-mail your application to:

Applications were emailed to your CHS email. (make a copy in your google drive and you can complete the application)

Deadline: February 28, 2020.

Colonial Agricultural Educational Foundation Scholarships


Eligible: Seniors attending college who want to better themselves.

Applications and information are online:

Deadline: March 1, 2021

VA Credit Union

The Virginia Credit Union is offering 30 scholarships, up to $2500 each, to its members! If you created a VACU account before December 1, 2020 and have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, check out this link to find out more information about their scholarship! For more information:

Deadline March 1, 2021 applications are due by 5pm

George E. Allen Academic Scholarship

$2000 ( 15 total scholarships to be awarded.)


  • High school seniors who are headed to a 2 or 4-year college or university, or a technical/trade school.
  • A successful candidate should be able to demonstrate good character, scholastic improvement, and high achievement despite having to overcome obstacles or special challenges.

Scholarship information may be found at the following link:

Applications are available at the following link:

Deadline: Must be postmarked by March 1st, 2021

2021 Granville P. Meade Scholarship

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is announcing the Granville P. Meade Scholarship that provides financial assistance to students who have achieved academically but who are financially unable to attend college. The Granville P. Meade fund awards scholarships to eligible Virginia high-school seniors to attend one of Virginia's public or private colleges or universities.

$2,000 per year for four years

This year, applications will be completed, submitted, and reviewed via an online application portal. All students interested in applying must create an account to access the application, request letters of recommendation, and upload academic records.

The application and selection timeline is as follows:

● January 22, 2021 - Interested seniors can access the online portal and begin the application process.

● March 5, 2021 - Deadline for all students to submit their completed application via the online portal.

Information and applications here


LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Over 40+ for Caroline only or Caroline and Surrounding Counties!
The Community Foundation

Each year, The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region offers 40+ scholarship funds totaling over $150,000 for graduating seniors in our area.

Information and Apply online: or directly through the application portal:

Deadline: Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 11:00 PM.

The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia History Essay Contest

$4000 - $6000 ( four awards)

To be eligible:

  • Must be a graduating senior accepted to a four year college or university in the State of Virginia and plan to attend in the Fall of 2021.

Essay topic:

  • The essay must concern a historical topic or event that played an important role in the establishment of our nation. The topic for this year: Washington's Spies and their influence on our Revolutionary War. Essay must be 1500 words.

Entries: The entry and completed application must be submitted to:

Mr. Frank T. Sutton, IV

1209 Balustrade Blvd

Richmond, VA 23226

The application was emailed to your CHS email. (make a copy in your google drive and you can then complete the application)

Deadline: Postmarked by Friday, March 12th, 2021

Local Scholarship: Tau Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc

Eligible: Caroline Senior planning to continue their education after high school.

The application is attached.

Please save this to your google drive and make a copy so that you can write into the application.

You will need to mail the complete application packet: application, essay, official transcript, two signed letters of recommendation on school letterhead.

The application should be mailed to the following address:

Tau Rho Chapter

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc

Attention: Mr. Calvin Taylor, Scholarship Chairperson

PO Box 1344

Fredericksburg, VA 22402

Deadline: Postmarked by March 15th, 2020

Jermon Bushrod's Visualize and Rize Foundation Scholarship

Academic Year 2020/21 Scholarship Application

Jermon Bushrod’s Visualize & Rize Foundation is offering a $500.00 scholarship to two (2) Caroline High School senior athletes who are furthering their education after graduation. To qualify for these scholarships the applicants must:

1. Presently be a senior (in good standing) and participated in an athletic program while in high school.

2. Have been accepted at a trade school, vocational training or college after graduation.

Please email a complete application and college letter of acceptance to Mrs. Huntsinger.

The application was emailed to your CHS email. (make a copy in your google drive and you can then complete the application)

Deadline: Complete application packet due to Mrs. Huntsinger March 26, 2021 by 3:00pm.

Local Scholarship: Falmouth High School Alumni Association

Bill Bolton Scholarship Fund 2021

Eligible: You must be a direct descendant of a person who attended Falmouth High School between 1931-1956.

The application was emailed to your CHS email. (make a copy in your google drive and you can then complete the application)

Deadline: Must be postmarked by 4/05/2021

2021 College Undergraduate Scholarship Emerson Morgan Scholarship Delmarva Chicken Association

2021 College Undergraduate Scholarship Emerson Morgan Scholarship Delmarva Chicken Association offers scholarships to students pursuing careers in the chicken community.


Eligibility and Requirements: Must plan a career that could include working with chickens. A complete transcript must accompany the application, and proof of college acceptance is required.

The application was emailed to you. Upload it to google, make a copy and then you can write into the application.

Deadline: must be mailed by you and received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 9, 2021

Fredericksburg Area Builders Foundation/The Steigleder Family Scholarship Fund

$3,000-$6500, renewable each year.


Must be accepted and plan to attend the University of Richmond Fall 2021

Students can apply online. The application is at this link: .

The Steigleder Family Scholarship Fund was established in 1998 by a past president of the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association. This scholarship is ONLY available to students from the Fredericksburg Area (Caroline County, City of Fredericksburg, Culpeper County, King George County, Orange County, Spotsylvania County, and Stafford County) with preference given to residents of Caroline County, Virginia. It is also preferred, but not required, that the student plan to pursue a degree in a building industry related field.

Deadline: April 15, 2021.

Local Scholarship: Caroline County Agriculture

Caroline County Agricultural Fair Continued Education Scholarship

$500 [five-hundred dollars]

Eligible: graduating high school senior of Caroline High School who is pursuing further studies in one of the following vocational technical (vo-tech) fields: agriculture, automotive technology, carpentry, cosmetology, culinary arts, nursing, or sports medicine.

Conditions of the Scholarship:

• The scholarship money is to be used for tuition. • Payment will be made directly to the institution by the Fair Association. • Scholarship money must be used within one year of issuance of the award.

Applications were emailed to your school email. Save to your google drive, make a copy and you can write into the application.

Deadline: postmarked by April 15th, 2021

PBJ Scholarship



  • Medical issues
  • Peer issues (bullying, change of school, minority status
  • Family issues (divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster are, abuse, etc)

Apply and information may be found at the following link:

Deadline: May 31st, 2021

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If you are planning to attend a four year university, community college, or trade/technical school after high school, SUBMIT YOUR FAFSA. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the first step to getting money to help pay for college. If you have questions or would like 1:1 help submitting your FAFSA email your college adviser or career coach!

College Adviser - Ms. Allen

Career Coach - Mrs. Hummer

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Get recognized for your postsecondary plans!

Class of 2021, we know that you are doing great things this year, whether that is getting enrolled, enlisted, or employed after graduation. We are really excited to celebrate YOU! Once you receive your college acceptance(s), military enlistment, or job offer(s), please fill out the senior recognition form so that we can shoutout your accomplishments. Once you submit this form, your college acceptance, military enlistment, or job offer will be read during the daily announcements and printed in the weekly Cavalier Contact.

College acceptances will also be posted to the College Advising Instagram page @chscollegeadvising. You can send a photo of yourself in your college gear to be posted on Instagram. Email photos to along with permission from your parent to post that photo.

You can fill this form out multiple times because we want to celebrate ALL of your successes as they happen!

**Please make sure that you also provide documentation to your school counselor.**


Let's break down different admissions decisions and next steps for each scenario!

Great Opportunity: VA Space Grant Consortium Ground School and in person flight sessions!

Do you have dreams of one day becoming a commercial airline pilot and traveling the world? The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC), in partnership with Averett University, Aviation Adventures, and the Virginia Department of Aviation, is offering flight academies at no cost for high school students statewide.

Now in its third year, the Pathways Flight Academies immerse students in learning to fly as a first step to becoming a commercial pilot. A virtual ground school and in-person flight sessions will be offered between June 21 and July 16, 2021 for selected students who have shown an interest in becoming a commercial pilot and have shown an interest and passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM). Students admitted to this intensive program will undertake ground school and flight training that can potentially culminate in their first solo flight!

Funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Pathways Flight Academies is a rigorous program in which students immerse themselves in learning about weather, electronic navigation, flight systems and operations, and FAA regulations. The competitive application process is open to students statewide. Qualified applicants must be U.S. citizens, Virginia residents, and 16 years old by the start of the Academy session. They must also be able to pass an FAA flight physical exam upon acceptance into the program. Up to thirty students will be selected. In order to participate in the program, students must make themselves fully available for all activities between June 21 and July 16, 2021. During the flight sessions, students must expect to be present at their designated airport the entire business day and potentially on weekends.