Homeschooled students can apply for scholarships while in high school.
High School Scholarship Opportunities
Homeschooled high school students have many opportunities for college scholarships.
Check out these scholarship opportunities now!
Tidewater Community College - LEAP
Recent high school graduates (January and June 2023) in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and Portsmouth
Recent high school graduates (January and June 2023) in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and Portsmouth with no college experience are invited to LEAP into college with Tidewater Community College. Homeschool graduates are encouraged to apply.
LEAP is a full-tuition scholarship with book stipends for available 2023 summer sessions. Students can enroll in up to 12 college transfer credits. Students who enroll in 6 or more credits may be eligible for a free laptop.
Students do not need to graduate from high school before the available summer sessions, and seniors currently in dual-enrollment classes through TCC may participate in LEAP.
Scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Kanika Allen, outreach advisor, at email@example.com or 757-822-7448 with questions.
Pensacola Christian/Abeka Academy
Pensacola Christian College is a homeschool-friendly college that offers many significant scholarships to their
Pensacola Christian College is a homeschool-friendly college that offers many significant scholarships to their current and incoming students. Homeschool students who use Abeka Academy can qualify for a scholarship that is equal to the tuition paid to Abeka Academy for video courses taken in grades 9-12. Details, including deadlines, are available on their website.
In addition to the Abeka Academy scholarship, PCC offers scholarships in the following categories:
- Christian Service - parent serves full-time in Christian ministry
- Ministerial - Bible student who intends to become a minister
- Teacher Education - student with an education major
- Armed Services - student who served in the military or student with parent(s) who currently serves, died, or is totally disabled due to service
- Academic Honors - student scored above minimum score on ACT, SAT, or CLT
- Alumni - available to children of PCC graduates
PCC students have access to over 40 scholarships in addition to the list above. Each scholarship is of a differing amount and has different requirements.
Click here to view all PCC scholarships.
Bryan College Homeschool Grants
For homeschooled students headed to Bryan College, the university awards grants of $500 to incoming students who
For homeschooled students headed to Bryan College, the university awards grants of $500 to incoming students who qualify in one of the following categories: homeschooled, family member is an alumni, sibling attends or has attended, family member is a Christian worker or missionary, or has attended any of the following:
TeenPact (onsite only), Bryan College Summer Institute, or Summit Conference (onsite only).
Any additional categories a student may qualify for adds $250 to the grant. These awards are renewable. You can find more information on the Bryan College website at here.
Pat Wesolowski, Bryan College’s homeschool counselor, has the following resources available for homeschooled students. You are welcome to contact her at 423-775-7159 or on her cell, 850-212-1232.
Granville P. Meade Scholarship
CLOSED. The Granville P. Meade Scholarship is annually open to Virginia homeschooled students! This Virginia
CLOSED. The Granville P. Meade Scholarship is annually open to Virginia homeschooled students! This Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) scholarship is available to any high school senior (public, private, or homeschooled) who has had academic success but has financial difficulty attending college.
The scholarship offers multiple awards of potentially up to $2,000 each year for four years (a potential total of $8,000) to several qualified students who have a financial need. Homeschooled seniors have often been selected as award scholars.
The recipient must attend one of Virginia’s community colleges or public or private four-year colleges or universities.
The Society of Women Engineers Scholarship - Richmond
CLOSED. The Richmond section of the Society of Women Engineers welcomes homeschoolers to apply for their 2023
CLOSED. The Richmond section of the Society of Women Engineers welcomes homeschoolers to apply for their 2023 scholarship. This scholarship is a one-time $1,000 award open to females entering the fields of engineering or computer science. Applicants must be entering their freshman year of college at an ABET-accredited institution and live in the following locations:
- Colonial Heights
- Charles City County
- Chesterfield County
- Dinwiddie County
- Goochland County
- Hanover County
- Henrico County
- New Kent County
- Powhatan County
- Prince George County
The application form must be completed and submitted as a PDF no later than April 1, 2023. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regent University Homeschool Scholarship
Homeschooled students attending Regent University are eligible to receive a $4,000 scholarship—$1,000 per year for
Homeschooled students attending Regent University are eligible to receive a $4,000 scholarship—$1,000 per year for up to four years for all new, on-campus, undergraduate students who were homeschooled and graduated as a homeschool student. The program is available to students studying any major at Regent.
This scholarship is available year-round to students applying to Regent University for the first time. Applicants simply submit an application and transcript.
Please contact the admissions office at email@example.com with any questions during the application process.
Lyceum Scholars Program Clemson University
CLOSED. For students headed to Clemson University, Lyceum Scholars are awarded $10,000 scholarships to participate
CLOSED. For students headed to Clemson University, Lyceum Scholars are awarded $10,000 scholarships to participate in the Lyceum program. Students in the program will fulfill the requirements for a minor in political science.
The program is available to students studying any major at Clemson.
The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region
CLOSED. The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region has 46 different scholarship funds for high
CLOSED. The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region has 46 different scholarship funds for high school seniors who live in Caroline County, Fredericksburg, King George County, Spotsylvania County, and Stafford County. The application process is open NOW through February 14th, 2023. Homeschool students are encouraged to apply.
While each scholarship has different eligibility requirements, all 46 scholarships can be accessed with one common application. Any additional requirements will be added to the application for specific scholarships. There is an excellent instructional video on the application process linked to their website.
Please contact Ashley McNeil at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or problems during the application process. A list of the 46 scholarships is available on the website.
Virginia Council on Women Annual STEAM-H Essay Contest
CLOSED. High school senior girls interested in STEAM-H career fields are encouraged to apply for the Virginia
CLOSED. High school senior girls interested in STEAM-H career fields are encouraged to apply for the Virginia Council on Women Essay Contest. One merit-based and one-needs based winner will be chosen in each of the five regions across Virginia. STEAM-H includes science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics, and healthcare.
Homeschooled senior girls are encouraged to apply.
Each applicant must be a female high school senior planning to attend an institution of higher education, be a Virginia resident, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants will submit a 700-1,000 word essay on their motivation for pursuing a STEAM-H career and their anticipated course of study, trade, and/or profession.
20th Annual Better Business Bureau Scholarship
CLOSED. The Better Business Bureau Serving Western VA is pleased to offer the 20th Annual BBB Student of Integrity
CLOSED.The Better Business Bureau Serving Western VA is pleased to offer the 20th Annual BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship and the BBB Social Scholar Video Scholarship recognizing high school seniors in our 32-county service area. BBB’s scholarships are made possible because of area businesses that understand the importance of supporting tomorrow’s future leaders. Homeschooled seniors are welcome to apply and have won in previous years.
The deadline for the BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship for $1,000 is January 31, 2023, and the deadline for the BBB Social Scholar Scholarship for $500 is February 28, 2023.
*Recipients will be notified by March 31, 2023.
This scholarship is available to high school seniors who live in the following cities/counties:
Tidewater Community College - STEM Promise
CLOSED. Homeschoolers in the Tidewater area who are interested in a STEM career are invited to apply for Tidewater
CLOSED. Homeschoolers in the Tidewater area who are interested in a STEM career are invited to apply for Tidewater Community College’s STEM Promise Program. TCC will grant up to 20 FULL scholarships (all tuition and fees paid) for two full years of study for the 2023-2024 academic year. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Students will graduate from TCC with NO student debt and be ready for a career or to transfer to a university.
Associate programs in the fields of engineering, science, computer science, and more are eligible. Applicants must have a high school GPA of 3.5 or higher, be eligible for in-state tuition, and plan to enroll as a full-time student. Other requirements, eligible degree programs, and application information are available at tcc.edu/stempromise. Applications for the 2023-2024 academic year are due by April 1, 2023.