Wythe-Bland Foundation Scholarship Program

  

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Wythe-Bland Foundation Community College Tuition
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2022 Wythe/Bland County High Schools Graduates Checklist

The Wythe-Bland Foundation Scholarship provides full tuition and fees for all qualified residents who graduate from Wythe and Bland County High Schools.  The program began in 2007.  The scholarship covers 5 of 6 consecutive semesters after graduation. For example, students graduating in 2022 are eligible to receive the scholarship based on their starting semester:

If starting Summer 2022 – eligible for Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2023, and Fall 2023.

If starting Fall 2022 – eligible for Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023, and Spring 2024.

For qualified graduates, the Wythe-Bland Foundation Scholarship Program will pay for tuition and fees not covered by federal or state financial aid or other scholarships.  Books and supplies are not covered by the scholarship program. It is important to note that the following courses have included with tuition book fees that the student will be responsible for.

Please note – some courses are part of the IncludED program. You will be automatically billed for course materials upon registration of certain courses that are NOT covered by the Wythe-Bland Scholarship. You must pay those fees through your student account.

 

The scholarship is available to students who meet the following criteria:

To qualify:

  • Must have attended a public or private high school in Wythe or Bland County for at least their junior and senior years
  • Home-schooled students who meet WCC entrance requirements are eligible provided they satisfy the other eligibility requirements.
  • Students who complete a GED by the graduation date of their original graduating class are eligible for the program provided they satisfy the other eligibility requirements.
  • Must provide proof of residence in Wythe or Bland County for at least the two years prior to graduation (tax receipts, etc.)
  • Must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency

To apply:

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Volunteer Service Information/Forms

To remain in the program, students must:

  • Complete 40 hours (20 hours during the first semester enrolled and 20 hours during the second semester) of volunteer service with an approved agency by the end of the first year of receiving an award from the program.
  • Achieve a 2.0 grade point average by the end of the first year (two semesters)
  • Complete 67% of all classes to continue receiving the grant for the second year.
  • You must fill out a Volunteer Waiver of Responsibility Form for both semesters unless you complete your volunteer hours in one semester.
  • Hours will not be accepted from students and must come directly from the agency.

Scholarship Contact

Amanda Pauley, Scholarship Program Manager
apauley@wcc.vccs.edu
Smyth Hall, room 146
276-223-4719