Local Scholarships Available

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Sister Cities of Newport News will award a $1,000 college scholarship to a local high school senior planning to pursue a degree in International Affairs, Foreign Languages or the Foreign Service. The goal is to further Sister Cities’ mission to build and strengthen international cooperation, understanding and development between Newport News citizens and people around the world. Applications are available online and must be completed by March 1, 2019. To apply, students must be a senior in good standing at a public or private Newport News high school.  Students must also have a 3.0 or better cumulative Grade Point Average and plan on attending a public or private college/university or community college in the fall of 2019.


Peninsula Community Foundation
– various scholarships with deadlines March through May.

Gloucester Community Foundation – multiple scholarships available. To learn more, click here.

OTHER Scholarship Opportunities Available (posted by local high schools):

Lafayette HS
Newport News High Schools


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