Make sure to check the Scholarship Info tab above as new scholarships are continuously being uploaded. See your school counselor if you need any assistance!

February Newsletter


The February edition of the School Counseling Newsletter is now available at the “Newsletters” tab above. Our college-bound seniors may have some college decisions rolling in, so now is the time to take a serious look at funding your education. Check out the many financial aid opportunities that are available, find which ones apply to you, and apply, apply, apply. As always, see your counselor if you have any questions.

U.Va Society of Women Engineers

The Society of Women Engineers at the University of Virginia invites high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to apply to our High School Visitation program on Saturday, March 30th, 2019. The program gives young women a comprehensive look at the different engineering fields and UVA’s engineering curriculum through informative speakers, panels, lab tours, and hands-on design activities. The program is designed to benefit participants with all levels of engineering experience, but we particularly target those students who are not yet familiar with the field and may be interested in applying to engineering schools or pursuing a STEM career.

To apply, students should complete the HSV Spring 2019 Application which can be found on the UVA SWE Website (

Duke University Summer Session

Grades 9-12 Duke Summer Session applications are now open. STEM opportunities! Through participating in one of our three transformative summer programs at Duke University, you will experience our commitment to academic excellence and personal growth as you challenge yourself, connect with new people, and create lasting memories over the course of the summer. All the while, you will be enhancing your college application and laying the foundation for future success at elite universities.  

For information Apply online: 

Summer Enrichment for 8th and 9th Graders

The Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology (BLAST) ProgramThis program is a FREE 3-day residential summer experience that occurs at ODU, VT, and UVA. This year we will have four sessions. Students will attend one of the four sessions and complete hands-on STEM sessions that are led by university faculty and staff. I have attached a flyer, and information as well as how to apply can be found on the BLAST website: I look forward to seeing your students’ applications.

Summer Opportunities at Duke

Duke University offers:
High School Students


  • Summer College (four-week academic credit program for students currently in grades 10 – 12)
  • Summer Academy (three-week academic enrichment program for students currently in grades 9 – 12)
  • Accelerated STEM Academy (one-week academic enrichment program for students currently in grades 9 – 12)

We invite you to imagine yourself at Duke this summer if you are:

  • seeking to gain academic credit from renowned Duke faculty or interested in engaging deeply with a particular subject.
  • hoping to spend your summer enjoying residential activities on Duke’s historic West Campus.
  • seeking to prepare for college and to create an international network of peers.

Apply online:

Betty J. Hunter Bazemore

The Betty J. Hunter Bazemore (BJHB) Scholarship Fund was founded in November of 2014 in an effort to provide college scholarships to students entering or returning to school.  

Students in grades 10 through 12 are invited to attend their College and Scholarship Summit on Saturday, January 19, 2019.  The session will take place from 10 AM to 1:00 PM at River Club Church.  Attendance is free, but all participants must register through Eventbrite to ensure we have enough packets and food.