Get scholarship money for college

Germanna makes it easy to find money for college. The Germanna Educational Foundation offers over 70 scholarships just for Germanna learners and awards over $1 million dollars in scholarships annually.

Scholarships just for you

Apply for over 70 scholarships through one brief application and automatically get matched to all available scholarships. At the end of the application process, you’ll be able to see every scholarship for which you qualify. Fall 2023 scholarships open spring 2023.

Students are encouraged to apply yearly. As a requirement to complete the scholarship application, students must complete the 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to qualify. Scholarships are awarded each aid year in July for fall and spring of the upcoming academic year.

How do I apply for Germanna Foundation Scholarships?

The application will be available March 2023. 

If I am not selected to receive a scholarship, do I need to re-apply for the next year?

Yes, all applicants must re-apply once the new calendar year begins.

How will I be notified that I have been selected to receive a scholarship?

All recipients will be notified at their Germanna student email account and will be given instructions as to how to accept or decline their award. Students will be sent the Scholarship Recipient Agreement Form on behalf of the Educational Foundation to complete, acknowledging their award. At this time, please complete a thank you letter and submit this to the Educational Foundation.

What will the scholarship pay for?

Depending on the particular scholarship, funds may be utilized to purchase books as well as for tuition and fees. If a student does not enroll or attend for the semester awarded, the funds will returned to the Education Foundation to be re-invested or re-distributed for future awards or to another student.

Scholarship Search

There are many free scholarship search sites on the internet. The following links provide a sample of what is available on the internet.

Be cautious of scholarship scams and if an opportunity sounds too good to be true. The federal student aid website has more information about scholarship and financial aid scams.

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia maintains a website of state financial aid programs.

VFCCE Scholarships

The mission of the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) is to provide access to education for all Virginians. One way we work to fulfill this is by offering statewide scholarship opportunities. Awards start at $1,000 for students enrolled or planning to enroll at any of Virginia’s Community Colleges. Please log in to learn more about VFCCE scholarship opportunities and apply. Application deadlines may vary.

Tax Credits for Higher Education Expenses

The IRS provides tax benefits for education. Information is provided at the Federal Student Aid website.

Scholarship Search

There are many free scholarship search sites on the internet. The following links provide a sample of what is available on the internet.

Be cautious of scholarship scams and if an opportunity sounds too good to be true. The federal student aid website has more information about scholarship and financial aid scams.

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia maintains a website of state financial aid programs.

VFCCE Scholarships

The mission of the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) is to provide access to education for all Virginians. One way we work to fulfill this is by offering statewide scholarship opportunities. Awards start at $1,000 for students enrolled or planning to enroll at any of Virginia’s Community Colleges. Please log in to learn more about VFCCE scholarship opportunities and apply. Application deadlines may vary.

Tax Credits for Higher Education Expenses

The IRS provides tax benefits for education. Information is provided at the Federal Student Aid website.

External Scholarship Guidelines

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