Applications for the 2017 Scholarship Program are now open. Scholarships will be awarded at the 2017 Encuentro, on March 3rd at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Virginia resident
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Be a high school senior or a graduate of a Virginia high school and either have been accepted to, or be already enrolled full-time, in a degree-granting public or private Virginia college or university
  • Demonstrate financial need through the FAFSA or the FAFSA4Caster (if you are not eligible for FAFSA)
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership through involvement in school, and in the community, government, non-profit organization, work/job duties, or in another manner not mentioned here
  • Required to give permission to VALHEN to share personal information with other colleges for scholarship opportunities as well as other organizations for intern and job opportunities
  • Important Note: An essay of 300-500 words is required of all applicants

A total of 3 scholarships will awarded in 2017:

Scholarship Name Quantity Scholarship Amount
VALHEN Scholarship Award 1 $1,000
VALHEN Rivadeneira Memorial Scholarship Award 1 $1,000
VALHEN-CVC Campaign Scholarship Award 1 $1,700