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Scholarships

ScholarshipApplicationDeadline(s)
WJCC High School Seniors OnlyOpens mid-February 2021March 14, 2021
Walsingham Academy Seniors OnlyOpens mid-February 2021March 14, 2021

W-JCC Scholarship Fund

The WJCC Scholarship Fund provides college scholarships for students graduating from Jamestown, Lafayette, and Warhill High Schools. Students from Walsingham Academy are eligible to apply for the Paula Kirtland Scholarship and the Lennarz Family Scholarship.

Scholarships are awarded without discrimination, in consideration of these factors: curriculum difficulty, class rank, extra-curricular activities, application essay, and financial need. Please review the list of scholarships available, and remember this list will be updated as new scholarships become available.

It is not necessary for a student to show financial need in order to be eligible for a WJCC Scholarship Fund scholarship. Those that have financial need as a criteria will be noted on the application form. *Please note, WCF will only award scholarships to students attending schools in the United States and its territories.

Click Here to view a list of the 2020 Scholarship Recipients.

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2020/2021
W-JCC Scholarship Fund Committee

Susan Edwards, Selection

Jim Goggin, Selection

Merry Guernsey, Selection

Shelby Hawthorne, Selection Chair

Lisa Lucas, WCF Trustee

Wilma Sharp, Committee Chair & WCF Trustee

Linda Whittaker, Selection

Ad Hoc Members

Roy Geiger

Laura Lilly (Jamestown)

Heather McLaughlin

Karen Peterson (Warhill)

TBD (Lafayette)

Perisie Scholarship – Medical School

Thanks to a generous bequest, the Perisie Scholarship in Memory of James P. and H. Bihin Perisie will provide for one scholarship each year for a female student to attend medical school in Virginia or North Carolina. Learn more about the Perisie’s hereWCF is not currently accepting applications for the Perisie Scholarship. 

Perisie Scholarship Guidelines

Questions? Contact the WCF office at 757-259-1660 or office@williamsburgcommunityfoundation.org.

Donald A. Perry Scholarship Fund – Virginia’s Future Leaders Scholarship

In 2012, the Donald A. Perry Scholarship Fund was established at the Williamsburg Community Foundation.  The Virginia’s Future Leaders Scholarship Program is a statewide education initiative of the Virginia broadband industry and the Donald A. Perry Foundation. For 16 years, the program has recognized and awarded scholarships to outstanding Virginia students.  This program is a one-time award and is open to Virginia residents attending an undergraduate 2 or 4 year program at a Virginia institution of higher learning. Please visit the Virginia’s Future Leaders Scholarship Program page to learn more about how to apply.

Questions? Call the WCF office at 757-259-1660 or email Office@WilliamsburgCommunityFoundation.org.