Scholarships

To make a donation to the Miss Virginia Scholarship Foundation, visit the Margaret R. Baker Foundation Here

To make a donation to the Miss Virginia Patron Page Scholarships, click here.

$63,750 Miss Virginia Pageant Scholarship Awards:

2017 Miss America Organization State Academic Scholarship - $1,000

2017 Miss America State Community Service Award - $1,000

Miss Virginia 2017 - ($2,500 provided by Margaret R. Baker Charitable Foundation) - $20,000

First Runner-Up (provided by Forever Miss Virginias and Margaret R. Baker Foundation) - $8,500

Second Runner-Up (provided by Dale Bradshaw in memory of Michael Starkweather) - $4,500

Third Runner-Up (provided by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Block and Mirelle in memory of Randolph Block) - $3,000

Fourth Runner-Up (provided by Beverly Cooke Young and Brittany (Young) Meyer) - $2,000

Semi-Finalist Awards - 6 @ $700 - $4,200

Non Finalists - 11 @ $300 - $3,300

Preliminary Talent Awards ($1,000 to both Thursday & Friday winners (provided by David and Karen Kiefer in honor of Hannah Kiefer, Miss Virginia 2007, and the family of Chris and Nancy Lucy, Miss Virginia 1993) - $2,000

Delapp/Sellick Award for Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimwear (Preliminary Swimsuit Awards $500 to both Thursday & Friday winners (provided by Eddie Delapp and Dan Sellick) - $1,000

Coletta Schreier Non-Finalist Talent Awards (2 @ $300 each) (In memory of Coletta Schreier, mother of Mark Schreier) - $600

Miss Virginia Quality of Life Award (winner receives $1,500 & 2 Finalists @ $750) - $3,000

(provided by Barbara Zint Tuck in memory or Bill and Peggy Zint and the Miss Virginia Recital Committee)

Caitlin Uze Legacy of Kindness Award - $500

(provided by Bart & Kathy Uze, parents of Caitlin Uze, Miss Virginia 2010)

People's Choice Award - $500

(provided by Jennifer Pitts McKenna, Miss Virgina 2002)

Keys to Your Future Scholarship - $1,000

(provided by Madeleine Raiford-Holland and Special Event Keys, Inc.)

Star Spangled Heart Award - $500

(provided by Savannah Lane, Miss Virginia 2015)

Making It Matter Scholarship - $500

(provided by Michaela Sigmon, Miss Virginia 2016)

4 Points Scholarship - $500

(provided by Krisna Goodwin, Goodwin Photography)

Madison Shinaberry CMNH Miracle Maker Award - $500

(provided by Wells Fargo and the Margaret R. Baker Charitable Foundation)

CMNH Top Fundraiser Awards (4 @ $500) - $2,000

(provided by Wells Fargo and the Margaret R. Baker Charitable Foundation)

Volunteerism Awards (5 @ $500) - $2,500

(provided by Wells Fargo and the Margaret R. Baker Charitable Foundation)

Margaret R. Baker Leadership Award - $2,000

(provided by Wells Fargo and the Margaret R. Baker Charitable Foundation)

Miss Virginia 2017 Silent Auction Scholarship - $500

Ad Sales Scholarship (2 @ $300) - $600

In-Kind Scholarships* - $305,500:

Hollins University, Roanoke VA - $41,000+

Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Roanoke, VA

  • Miss Virginia 2017 - $10,000
  • First Runner-Up - $5,000
  • Second Runner-Up - $2,500
  • 19 other contestants ($1,000 each) - $19,000

Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA - Miss Virginia 2017 ($4,500 per year for 4 years - $18,000)

Roanoke College, Salem VA - $10,000

  • Miss Virginia 2017 ($1,500 for 4 years)
  • First Runner-Up ($1,000 for 4 years)

St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI - $192,000

  • Miss Virginia 2017 (4 year, $48,000
  • First Runner-Up (4 year, $36,000)
  • Second Runner-Up (4 year, $36,000)
  • Third Runner-Up (4 year, $36,000)
  • Fourth Runner-Up (4 year, $36,000)

Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk, VA - $8,000

  • Miss Virginia 2017 ($2,000 per year for 4 years)

* - Any contestant wishing to utilize an In-Kind Scholarship must meet the admissions and scholarship criteria for the respective educational institution.

 


Teen Awards

Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen Scholarship Awards

Hollins University Scholarships - Click here for more information.

 

Miss Virginia's Outstanding Teen will receive the Official Crown | Official Banner | Trophy & Flowers

Teen Winner will represent Virginia in the National "Miss America's Outstanding Teen" competition in Orlando, Florida in August.

Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen $2,000
First Runner-Up Teen $500
Second Runner-Up Teen $250
Outstanding Teen Talent Winner $250
Non-Finalist Teen Talent Winner Teen $100
Outstanding Teen Photogenic Winner $200 Scholarship for photo session with Myers Photography
People's Choice awards 2 @ $250

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