Hampton Roads Sanitation District Environmental Scholarship

Hampton Roads Community Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Deadline: Mar 1, 2019 8:59pm PST

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Virginia

University restriction: University of Virginia

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Our generous donors love helping students achieve their full potential. That’s why they entrust us to administer permanent scholarship funds in their names using criteria they have selected. Since 1950 we have awarded more than $20 million in college scholarships making us southeastern Virginia’s largest scholarship provider.

Our scholarships for graduate study are provided by generous donors with an interest in education and helping people have a positive future. We select scholarship recipients based on financial need and the specific criteria established by donors, such as field of study or college attended.

Award amounts are based on the amount of available in the scholarship fund, the number of recipients selected and individual financial need. Scholarship amounts are not pre-determined.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • This scholarship is for full-time graduate students from the Hampton Roads Sanitation District service area in Virginia (Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg and the counties of Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, King & Queen, King William, Mathews, Middlesex and York).
  • Applicants should demonstrate financial need and enroll full-time in an accredited, nonprofit educational public Virginia university.
  • Eligible applicants are students studying:
    • environmental health
    • environmental chemistry
    • biology
    • civil or environmental engineering
  • Students are eligible for one year of scholarship support.
  • HRSD interns may apply. 


  • HRSD employees, commissioners and their relatives are not eligible to apply.