EWI Scholarship Program

The EWI Scholarship Program (EWISP) is an annual, competition-based program which awards college scholarship money to qualifying high school seniors each year.

Students are nominated by their schools to participate in the scholarship competition. Judges select winning students based on their scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, good citizenship and extra-curricular activities.

High school seniors first apply for EWISP and then compete at the local Chapter level where award levels vary. Chapter level winners are submitted to the Corporate level for a chance to win one of multiple scholarships when offered at the discretion of the Corporate Board ranging between $1,000 and $4,000. For 2022, the Corporate Board will be awarding five $1,000 scholarships.

2021 EWISP Scholarship Award Winners

Student High School

Leah Butts

Cosby High School (Governor’s Academy of Health Sciences)

Jasmine Johnson

Goochland High School

Kristen Waltman

Colonial Heights High School

 

Submitting an Application

  • Open to high school seniors.
  • Compete at the Chapter level for a $2,500 scholarship and have the opportunity to possibly compete at the Corporate level.
  • Generally award in April/May.
  • Deadline for application is March 18, 2022.

Students interested in applying should check with an academic counselor at their school to see if the school participates in EWISP.  In order to receive this award, you must be recommended by your high school counselor.

For further information, please contact Donna Thornburg, EWISP Committee Chair, at 804-827-0884, or by email at dwthornb@vcu.edu.

EWI Richmond Boundaries include: Cities of Richmond, Ashland, Williamsburg, Petersburg, Hopewell and Colonial Heights, and Counties of Amelia, Caroline, Charles City County, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Louisa, New Kent, Powhatan and Prince George.

 

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