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WJCC Workforce Scholarships – CLOSED

Students in the Foundation’s service area planning to attend college or technical school toward a certificate or associates degree in automotive technology, CAD, electronics, heating & air-conditioning, refrigeration, ventilation, manufacturing, mechanical engineering, mechatronics & machining, or plumbing may apply. Scholarships are available to current graduating high school seniors from W-JCC High Schools. Additionally applicants may be recent high school graduates or veterans who live in Williamsburg, James City County or the Bruton District of York County and can provide a high school transcript.

Applications may be submitted through September of 2019. They will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Each scholarship will be for a maximum of $1,000. It may be spread over two semesters, but must be used within one year of being awarded.

Questions? Contact us at 757-259-1660 or

W-JCC Scholarship Fund

The WJCC Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for students graduating from Jamestown, Lafayette, and Warhill High Schools.

The application deadline for 2019 has passed.

Click Here to view a list of the 2019 Scholarship Recipients.

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.

W-JCC Scholarship Fund Committee

Wilma Sharp, Chair
Becky Carvajal
Vince Clifton
Sue DiPette
Susan Edwards
Roy Geiger
Merry Guernsey
Shelby Hawthorne
Lisa Lucas
Karen Peterson
Pamela Rambo
Sue Rowden
Carter Sonders

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