Hello! Just thought it might be useful for future students to know about merit-based scholarships at VT (although I'm not sure of what scholarships are offered) I'd like to make a list of the scholarships, as well as the amount awarded and the requirements for each.
I'll start off with the one I found out I was awarded today:
Name: Virginia Tech Scholar Scholarship (redundant, right?)
Requirements: Must be admitted to VT (no specific major required, as far as I know). You don't apply for it - I just found a letter in my mailbox, and found out that I had been awarded it. Talk about a nice surprise!
I also know about some Engineering Scholarships:
Name: Dean's and Davenport Scholarships
Amount: $5,000 (Dean's Scholarship), "the equivalent of in-state tuition and fees" (Davenport Scholarship)
Renewable?: Yes, for up to four years if GPA is maintained at 3.5 or above
Requirements: Must be admitted into the College of Engineering. Requires an application including an essay and optional personal statement.
Other Engineering scholarships exist which are offered by VT, and I know the names and that no application is required. However, I don't know the amounts and whether or not they are renewable:
Jerry H. Ballangee Engineering Scholarship
Charles S. Brown Engineering Scholarship
Jerry S. Chaney Scholarship
Robert C. Heterick, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
James A. Rule, Sr. Engineering Scholarship
Charles F. Sheffield ’76 Memorial Scholarship
Hobart Speegle, Jr. Scholarship
Charles C. Walts Endowed Scholarship
If you know about other scholarships offered by VT (any college within the school, not only the College of Engineering), or can give me any information about the other engineering scholarships, please post all info here! I'd like to make it easy for prospective students to get a quick look at what's available.