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Applications accepted
January 4, 2019 through February 16, 2019
for scholarships in Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.


The NRCC Educational Foundation awards scholarships (generally in the amount of $1,500 per academic year) to qualified persons for attendance at New River Community College.
These awards are based on criteria such as financial need and scholastic achievement.

Applicants of all ages are considered for NRCC Educational Foundation Scholarships.

Both continuing NRCC students and persons planning to become NRCC students may apply.

The following guidelines apply unless otherwise specified.

  • Applicant must be a citizen of Virginia living in Giles, Floyd, Pulaski or Montgomery County or Radford. Note: A few scholarships are available to applicants who are not residents of this area. International students who are in the United States on a student visa are not eligible for this program.

  • Applicant must enroll in a program of study or declare a major at New River Community College.

  • Applicant must fully complete application online.

  • Applicant must furnish two letters of recommendation from non-family members. (It is preferred that one letter be from an educator or former employer.)

  • Applicant must furnish copies of high school and/or college transcripts.

  • Once enrolled at NRCC, scholarship recipients must maintain a class load of 9 credit hours or more, unless otherwise specified.

  • Once enrolled, scholarship recipients must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (a B average) unless otherwise specified. A 3.0 average is not a requirement to be considered for an initial scholarship award.

  • Recipients must agree to attend the college‚Äôs annual scholarship brunch, to be held in October, write a thank-you letter to a donor or donors, and to attend the scholarship orientation.

  • Scholarship recipients may be considered for a second year of support if all requirements are met.


  • Review eligibility criteria (above) to make sure you are eligible to apply.

  • Application is to be completed by the applicant, not a parent or other third party.

  • The online application must be submitted electronically by the above deadline, for scholarships supporting studies at New River Community College during the following academic year.

  • Use one of the methods below to submit letters of recommendation from non-family members.
    Documents must be received in the Foundation office by the application deadline.

    Email: (must be e-mailed by person writing letter of recommendation)
    Fax: 540-674-3668
    NRCC Educational Foundation
    5251 College Drive
    Dublin, VA 24084

  • Official transcripts must received by mail or hand-delivered to the Foundation office in Godbey Hall, office 07.
    NRCC Educational Foundation
    5251 College Drive
    Dublin, VA 24084

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