Scholarship Descriptions and Eligibility Requirements

Eric Charles Bowyer Memorial Fund

Typical Grant: $500
Fund provides educational assistance to a deserving student.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a graduating senior from Bath County High School.
  • Attend a vocational or technical training school.

Charles L. Lauck, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Typical Grant: $1,000
Fund provides higher education scholarship assistance to graduating Rockbridge County High School students.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a graduating senior who has attended Rockbridge County High School for all four years.
  • Demonstrate high moral values, a concern for others, and involvement in the school and community.
  • Demonstrate the ability to balance an academic, athletic, and community-oriented career while in high school.
  • Financial need and work ethic (will be considered but will not weigh as equally as the other qualifications).
  • Recommendation Forms must be completed by any academic teach who has taught the student, an athletic coach who has coached the student, and any guidance counselor who has counseled the student.

ESSAY TOPIC: Provide information on your educational and occupational plans and why you have chosen them, your financial need and work history, if any, and why you think you are qualified to receive this scholarship (one page maximum).

Jacqueline Corbin Pleasants Scholarship

Typical Grant: $1,000
Fund provides higher education scholarship assistance to needy and deserving students graduating from Rockbridge County High School.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a graduating senior who has attended Rockbridge County High School.
  • Enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four year college or university.
  • Demonstrate a capacity to satisfactorily complete college-level studies.
  • Demonstrate good citizenship and leadership as evidenced in school and community activities.
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Edward F. Turner, Jr. Memorial Award

Typical Grant: $350
Fund provides a higher-education scholarship to the Rockbridge County High School graduating senior with the highest academic grade in physics.

Lexington High School Scholarship

Typical Grant: $500
Fund provides higher education scholarship assistance to needy and deserving students graduating from Rockbridge County High School.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a graduating senior who has attended Rockbridge County High School.
  • Enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four year college or university.
  • Demonstrate a capacity to satisfactorily complete college-level studies.
  • Demonstrate good citizenship and leadership as evidenced in school and community activities.
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Blair Family Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: The amount and number of scholarships awarded will be determined annually by the Foundation’s spending policy and future growth of the Fund.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a graduating senior or graduate of Rockbridge County High School;
  • Enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four year college or university in the Commonwealth of Virginia;
  • Demonstrate a capacity to satisfactorily complete college-level studies through high academic achievement;
  • Demonstrate good citizenship as evidenced in school and community activities; with strong preference to applicants with extensive leadership experience in 4H and athletic participation.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Resident of Rockbridge Baths Area