2018 College Scholarships

Apply for a $1,500 or $5,000 Member One Scholarship

Member One is proud to offer two college scholarships to local high school students who will be attending a Virginia college or university.

 

ABOUT THE RICHARD L. “DICK” WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Richard “Dick” Williams was Member One’s first President/CEO and served for over 35 years. In addition to his outstanding work for Member One in our community, he had a passion for athletic sports, especially at the high school level. Member One honors Dick’s dedication to education, competitive sports, and philanthropy with this scholarship. Member One established this $5,000 scholarship to assist a qualified high school senior as he/she prepares to attend a four-year university or college in Virginia.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a current Member One member in good standing.*
  • Must have an exceptional history of academic achievement and participation in scholastic activities.
  • Must be a high school senior.
  • Must have obtained acceptance for admission to a Virginia college or university as a four-year student.
  • Participation in an athletic varsity sport (as recognized by the Virginia High School League) for at least two semesters in high school.

Member One employees and children or relatives of Member One employees are not eligible.

 

ABOUT THE HENRY LEE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Henry Lee Memorial scholarship is named after a past recipient of a Member One scholarship. Henry Lee was one of the 32 students and faculty tragically killed at Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007.

Member One established this $1,500 scholarship to assist a qualified high school senior as he/she prepares to attend a four-year university or college in Virginia.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a current Member One member in good standing.*
  • Must have an exceptional history of academic achievement and participation in scholastic activities.
  • Must be a high school senior.
  • Must have obtained acceptance for admission to a Virginia college or university as a four-year student.

Member One employees and children or relatives of Member One employees are not eligible.

 

HOW TO APPLY

For 2018, scholarship applications will be administered by Foundation for Roanoke Valley.

To apply, visit foundationforroanokevalley.org and complete an application online.

All applications must be received by February 23, 2018. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Winners will be selected by April 20, 2018 and notified that they won the scholarship. Winners should plan to attend the Annual Membership Meeting on May 2, 2018.

If you have questions about the scholarships or application process, email programs@foundationforroanokevalley.org or call 540-985-0204.

 

 

*A member is in good standing if their account has a positive balance.

Member One reserves the right to modify, cancel, or discontinue this scholarship at any time. Member One has selected an independent Scholarship Committee (“Committee”) to review applications and select a recipient. The decision of the Committee is final and shall not be overturned or challenged by Member One or anyone else.