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The Wythe-Bland Foundation Scholarship Program 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 up to five (5) consecutive semesters beginning the fall semester after high school graduation (Fall, Spring, Fall, Spring) and includes the Summer semester in between the first and second year at WCC for any required remedial classes. 

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.

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:

Updated information for the high school Classes of 2014 will be available after February 1, 2014.

You will find an Application Checklist here.
A Student Fact Sheet may be found here.

To remain in the program:

  • Complete 40 hours of community (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 and complete 67% of all classes to continue receiving the grant for the second year

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