TownBank Scholarship Funds

February 19, 2019, Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce that TowneBank will sponsor three $1,000 scholarships for local high school seniors, to be awarded in June. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2019.

The WJCC Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for students graduating from Jamestown, Lafayette, and Warhill High Schools. Established in 1974 as the Lafayette Education Fund, the WJCC Scholarship Fund is a community-wide effort to recognize the accomplishments of local students as they graduate from high school and support their further educational achievements. Last year, 54 scholarships valued at $73,640 were awarded to local students. Funds raised to support scholarship come from individuals, families, high school parent-teacher associations, civic groups and local businesses like TowneBank.

In 2019, over 50 scholarships are available for local students. Scholarships are awarded without discrimination, in consideration of these factors: curriculum difficulty, class rank, extra-curricular activities, application essay, and financial need. To see the complete listing of scholarships and apply, visit Apply for a Scholarship. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2019 at 8pm. Contact the Foundation with any questions: or call 757-259-1660.