Scholarship

Burruss Hall Each year, the NC Triad Alumni Chapter awards at least one scholarship to an incoming student from the Triad Area.

This scholarship is a one-time award, extended only to matriculating seniors who will be attending Virginia Tech.

Requirements

Below are the minimum requirements to be considered for a scholarship:

  • A model citizen involved in extra-curricular activities
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.4 or better
  • An SAT score of 1800 (out of 2400) or better

Additionally, candidates applying for the NC Triad VTAA scholarship will have been accepted to Virginia Tech.

The applications will be reviewed and evaluated by a committee made up of local alumni. Each committee member will rank the applications based on Grade Point Average, SAT or ACT test scores, and extra-curricular activities. A composite ranking will be compiled from the individual rankings, and the top 5 or 6 students from the composite ranking will be contacted to participate in an interview. During the interview, the candidates will talk individually with committee members so that the committee can get to know each applicant on a more personal basis, and the student can have the opportunity to ask questions about Tech. The  scholarship recipients will then be selected from the interviewees.

Requesting an application

For detailed information on the scholarship or to obtain an application, contact our scholarship chair, Linda Allen at scholarship@nctriadhokies.com.  Generally speaking, the application process begins in early Spring, roughly late March, culminating in the round of interviews around Memorial Day.  Most of the time, acceptance by Virginia Tech is a pre-requisite to receiving an application.

You may download the 2013 application here:  2013 Scholarship Application

Each application should be accompanied by a copy of the applicant’s transcripts, as well as a resume if available. Applications submitted without transcripts will not be considered.

Note: the 2013 application is Monday, April 29, 2013.

When returning your application, please mail to the following address:

Linda Allen, Scholarship Chair
NC Triad Chapter of the VTAA
6 Kempton Dr.
Greensboro, NC 27406