Scholarships

Your support helps scholarship students

This Giving Tuesday, we're celebrating this global day of giving by sharing a story about one of our scholarship recipients, Sarah Rosario. Because of donors like you, we support New River Valley students like Sarah, a Virginia Tech senior studying [...]

2022-11-28T13:04:50-05:00November 28th, 2022|

Community Foundation of the NRV Opens Scholarship Application

Christiansburg, Virginia; October 25, 2022: Through the generosity of many donors, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) will give out more than $100,000 in scholarships in 2023 to New River Valley students. From now until January 30, [...]

2022-11-04T15:15:18-04:00October 26th, 2022|

Community Foundation celebrates 20 years of awarding scholarships

Dasol Lee (left) and Jacqueline Wang, two of CFNRV's 2021 scholarship recipients. Christiansburg, Virginia; May 10, 2022: This year, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is celebrating 20 years of awarding scholarships to New River Valley high [...]

2022-08-02T15:20:21-04:00May 11th, 2022|

A passion for helping others comes full circle with the Josephine D. Shotts Memorial Scholarship Fund

Each step of life that we take creates our path forward. Some of these steps introduce us to people we would have never met, or passions we would have never pursued. This was the life of Josie Shotts – her [...]

2022-05-03T09:51:49-04:00November 20th, 2021|

Community Foundation Issues Call for 2022 Scholarship Applications

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce its annual call for scholarship applications, which opened October 1, 2021. High school students, college students,  trade students, and adults returning to college in the New River [...]

2022-05-04T10:31:19-04:00October 4th, 2021|

Eggleston Community Rallies to Continue the Virginia Whittaker Memorial Scholarship Fund

Virginia Whittaker Eggleston’s favorite aunt, Miss Virginia Whittaker passed away in the fall of 2020. “Miss Virginia” as she was called, was a pillar in the community and carried a torch for education, service, and love for her community. After [...]

2022-05-04T10:21:10-04:00May 5th, 2021|

Community Foundation Awards Over $117,000 in Scholarships to NRV Students

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce a record number of scholarships in 2021. $117,738 in scholarships will be awarded to 78 students from across the New River Valley. The CFNRV will host a [...]

2022-05-13T15:57:01-04:00March 31st, 2021|

Donor Highlight: Giving Back to the Community that Gives so Much!

Harish Karunakaran grew up in a small town within Tamil Nadu, India. His father was a chemistry professor at the local university, and many of his teachers in middle and high school either had his father during their time at [...]

2021-03-11T18:36:39-05:00November 16th, 2020|

Community Foundation Issues Call for 2021 Scholarship Applications

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce its annual call for scholarship applications, which opened October 1, 2020. High school students, college students, and adults returning to college in the New River Valley (NRV) [...]

2022-10-14T16:19:45-04:00October 5th, 2020|

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER $108,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO NRV STUDENTS

Community Foundation Awards Over $108,000 in Scholarships to NRV Students The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce a record $108,708 in scholarships to 81 students from across the New River Valley for 2020. The [...]

2021-03-11T18:50:54-05:00May 26th, 2020|

Community Foundation Issues Call for 2020 Scholarship Applications

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce its annual call for scholarship applications, which opened October 1, 2019. High school students, college students, and adults returning to college in the New River Valley (NRV) [...]

2021-03-11T19:08:07-05:00October 1st, 2019|

Community Foundation Awards over $80,000 in Scholarships to NRV Students

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) held its 2019 Scholarship Awards Dinner on May 9, 2019, at the German Club Manor in Blacksburg to celebrate the largest year of the program to date, awarding $80,908 in scholarships [...]

2021-03-11T19:09:38-05:00May 24th, 2019|
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